Reneé Fleming (right) and Susan Graham — two "cheerful Americans" often mistaken for each other — are planning an intimate evening of French song.
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The two opera stars will conjure the intimate atmosphere of the 19th-century Parisian salon.
January 23, 2013
Gustavo Dudamel conducts Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela at Carnegie Hall in New York.
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Gustavo Dudamel brings the young Venezuelan orchestra and thrilling Latin music to Carnegie Hall.
December 11, 2012
Ray Chen performs at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City Tuesday, Feb. 7.
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Watch a stellar rising violinist perform two bonbons in an intimate club performance recorded live.
November 28, 2012
John Eliot Gardiner leads the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique and the Monteverdi Choir at Carnegie Hall in New York, NY on November 17, 2012.
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The celebrated English conductor leads a performance of one of Beethoven's most expansive works.
November 17, 2012
The players in the Belcea Quartet played a series of late Beethoven string quartets at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall.
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The acclaimed Quartet performs two of Beethoven's grand and enigmatic final string quartets.
November 7, 2012
Riccardo Muti so impressed composer Carl Orff with his 1980 'Carmina Burana' performance that Orff reworked some tempo and dynamic markings in the score to hew to Muti's interpretation.
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Hear Riccardo Muti leading composer Carl Orff's lusty masterpiece.
October 3, 2012
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads his forces through a vibrant opening-weekend performance of Stravinsky, Stucky and Ravel on Sept. 30, 2012.
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Hear Stravinsky's iconic October 1, 2012 Rite Of Spring and a world premiere conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.
Efterklang performs with Wordless Music Orchestra at the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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The Danish art-rock trio and Wordless Music Orchestra premiere a stunning performance of September 28, 2012 Piramida.
Members of ACME (violinists Caroline Shaw and Ben Russell, violist Nadia Sirota and cellist Clarice Jensen) dug into Steve Reich's
Different Trains to open their performance, recorded live on Sept. 11, 2012.
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The contemporary music dynamos traversed landmark works at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge.
September 11, 2012
The Boston Symphony Orchestra opened their 75th anniversary season at Tanglewood on July 6, 2012.
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The orchestra marked 75 years at its summer home with an all-Beethoven program.
July 7, 2012