An Angeleno revels at 10 Times The Party, a celebration of Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th Anniversary, on Oct. 5 in Los Angeles. David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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LA's Own 'Amazing And Unique Instrument' Turns 10
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Australian conductor Simone Young, the outgoing artistic director of the Hamburg State Opera. Klaus Lefebvre/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In Minneapolis, demonstrations in support of musicians have drawn regular support during the yearlong Minnesota Orchestra labor dispute. Euan Kerr/Minnesota Public Radio hide caption

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It's Been A Really Bad Week For Classical Music
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Ethel performs its Documerica program, featuring photos from Environmental Protection Agency archives, and music by composers including Vietnam veteran Kimo Williams, at the Park Avenue Armory in 2012. James Ewing/Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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A Veteran Traces America's Biography In Music, From Coney Island To Vietnam
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The New York City Opera let its final curtain fall Saturday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in a production of Anna Nicole by Mark-Anthony Turnage. Stephanie Berger hide caption

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Chronicle Of A Death Foretold: New York City Opera Shuts Its Doors
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Conductor Osmo Vanska, who resigned his post at the Minnesota Orchestra this morning. Todd Buchanan/Courtesy of the Minnesota Orchestra hide caption

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Minnesota Orchestra Conductor Resigns After Carnegie Hall Cancellations
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Pamela Armstrong (left) as Alice Ford and Heather Johnson as Meg Page in New York City Opera's production of Falstaff. The so called people's opera may have to cancel its upcoming season if fundraising falls short. Carol Rosegg/New York City Opera hide caption

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New York City's 'People's Opera' May Face Its Final Curtain
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The album cover for Dutilleux' Correspondances and other works, which won the Contemporary prize at the 2013 Gramophone Awards. courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon hide caption

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Henri Dutilleux: Correspondances
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The Renaissance Street Singers give a performance at the Winterdale Arch, near the West 81st Street gate in Central Park. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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Atheists Take Old Hymns Out Of The Chapel And Into The Streets
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The chairs are still empty in Minneapolis, but all sides in the Minnesota Orchestra dispute have been busy trying to snap up web domain names. iStock hide caption

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Does this mean Josh Bell will start using "There She Is, Miss America" as an encore? Louie Aguinaldo/iStock hide caption

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The Steinway Musical Instruments factory in Queens, N.Y. Ilya Marritz hide caption

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Why Steinway Is Likely To Be Sold To A Hedge Fund Manager
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Sister Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz (right), vicaress general and music director for Dominican Sisters of Mary. On the group's new album, she plays organ and composed three selections. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Life As Prayer: The Singing Nuns Of Ann Arbor
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Regina Resnik as Ellen Orford in the Metropolitan Opera premiere of Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes in 1948. Metropolitan Opera Archives hide caption

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Soprano Licia Albanese sang the title role in Puccini's Madama Butterfly 72 times at the Metropolitan Opera. The Metropolitan Opera Archives hide caption

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The Long Walk, Brian Castner's memoir of PTSD and a difficult homecoming, will soon be an opera. YouTube hide caption

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A Veteran's Piercing True Story Leaps From Page To Stage
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Pinto leads protesters in song during anti-austerity demonstrations. "I'm just a normal citizen," she says. "I just have this strong instinct of protecting what I love, and I do deeply love my country." Courtesy of Ana Maria Pinto hide caption

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Opera Singer Becomes (Soprano) Voice Of Protest In Portugal
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Cellist Angelique Montes, resident advisor Melissa Willams and clarinetist Tom Jeon arrive at Purchase College, State University of New York to begin their NYO-USA adventure. Chris Lee/courtesy of Carnegie Hall hide caption

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Conductor Valery Gergiev leads the National Youth Orchestra through its first rehearsal with the maestro, at Purchase College outside New York City. Chris Lee hide caption

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From Carnegie Hall, A Youth Orchestra That's A National First
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Modern hymn writers Kristyn and Keith Getty run through their song "In Christ Alone" at their home near Nashville's Music Row. Courtesy of Stephen Jerkins hide caption

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Modern Hymn Writers Aim To Take Back Sunday
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The Benedict Music Tent in Aspen. Alex Irvin/courtesy of the Aspen Music Festival and School hide caption

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Violinist Amandine Beyer holds Mozart's own violin backstage at Boston's Jordan Hall on Monday. Kathy Wittman/Courtesy of the Boston Early Music Festival hide caption

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Playing Mozart — On Mozart's Violin
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