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The Portland Cello Project.

Listen Portland Cello Project: 'Winter' Songs On World Cafe WXPN

December 24, 2013 – Hear the group perform songs from its new holiday EP, Winter (The Best Nine Months of the Year). WXPN

Renee Fleming.

Listen Renee Fleming On 'Song Travels'

December 13, 2013 – The opera star sings some favorite songs, as well as a Gershwin tune with Michael Feinstein.

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Pianist Paul Lewis is drawn to the late piano sonatas by Franz Schubert.

Watch Paul Lewis: Confronting Schubert's Nightmare WGBH

November 7, 2013 – The pianist describes this sinister, delusive music as a violent dream merging with reality. WGBH

Miloš Karadaglić.

Listen Miloš Karadaglić On 'Song Travels'

October 18, 2013 – The guitarist plays the music of Heitor Villa-Lobos and Argentine tango master Astor Piazzolla.

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"I've thought to myself often listening to some classical works: 'I think I want to make a couple million dollars and turn that into a pop song,'" Joshua Bell (right) says, laughing. "There's a lot of untapped potential there."

Listen Joshua Bell And Jeremy Denk On 'Song Travels'

May 17, 2013 – Connect the dots between classical music and standards with the dynamic violin-and-piano duo.

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

Listen Jean-Yves Thibaudet On 'Song Travels'

May 3, 2013 – The pianist covers Spanish composer Federico Mompou and American popular songwriter Alec Wilder.

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At age 21, Russian Daniil Trifonov is making a huge impression in the piano world.

Watch Pianist Daniil Trifonov: Disappearing Into Chopin WGBH

February 6, 2013 – After winning two major competitions, the 21-year-old Russian is reaching for piano perfection. WGBH

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Andras Schiff plays Bach for about an hour every morning. "There is something very pure about it," the pianist says.

Listen Andras Schiff's 'Well-Tempered' Guide To Bach APM

January 16, 2013 – The pianist's relationship with the Well-Tempered Clavier is like a successful lifelong marriage. APM

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