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The Emerson Quartet play Beethoven at the Savannah Music Festival. From left: Philip Setzer, Eugene Drucker, David Finckel and Lawrence Dutton

Listen Beethoven's String Quartet Of Transcendence

April 6, 2012 – The Emerson Quartet plays Beethoven's most soulful string quartet at the Savannah Music Festival.

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Daniel Hope occupies his time performing, recording, writing, shooting videos and running music festivals.

Listen Daniel Hope: A Renaissance Man In Savannah

April 5, 2012 – The violinist, author and festival producer plays in a concert of French chamber music.

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Guitarist Milos Karadaglic appeared in recital at the Savannah Music Festival.

Listen Milos Karadaglic And The Power Of A Dusty Old Guitar

April 4, 2012 – When he first held his father's old guitar, Milos Karadaglic knew he'd chosen the right instrument.

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Violinist Daniel Hope (second from left) gathers fellow string players at the 2012 Savannah Music Festival for a concert of Russian chamber music.

Listen Savannah Music Festival's Russian Reminiscence

April 3, 2012 – Violinist Daniel Hope and friends play a sun-splashed Tchaikovsky travelogue.

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Violinist Daniel Hope (second from left) gathers fellow string players at the 2012 Savannah Music Festival for a concert of Russian chamber music.

Listen Savannah Music Festival's Russian Reminiscence

April 3, 2012 – Violinist Daniel Hope and friends play a sun-splashed Tchaikovsky travelogue.

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The Takacs Quartet played Bartok and Schubert last week at the Savannah Music Festival.

Listen Takacs Quartet: Schubert Meets Bartok

April 3, 2012 – The revered group plays intricate Bartók and passionate Schubert at the Savannah Music Festival.

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The Takacs Quartet played Bartók and Schubert last week at the Savannah Music Festival.

Listen Takacs Quartet: A Slice Of Schubert And A Bartok Palindrome

April 2, 2012 – The revered group plays intricate Bartók and passionate Schubert at the Savannah Music Festival.

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Music Director Bernard Labadie conducts Les Violons du Roy and soloists in Bach's St. John Passion at Carnegie Hall.

Read Bach's 'St. John Passion' At Carnegie Hall WQXR

March 23, 2012 – The Canadian ensemble and vocal soloists perform Bach's misunderstood St. John Passion. WQXR

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle live at the Ecstatic Music Festival, held at Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, on March 24, 2012.

Read The Ecstatic Music Festival: The Mountain Goats And Anonymous 4 Q2

March 23, 2012 – Hear a transcendent show by a very unlikely pairing from the aptly named Ecstatic Music Festival. Q2

Dan Deacon.

Read Ecstatic Music: Dan Deacon, NOW Ensemble And Calder Quartet Q2

March 20, 2012 – Hear a purveyor of overdriven sound team up with two of the hottest groups in new art music. Q2

Simon Rattle conducts Mahler and Wolf at Carnegie Hall Saturday, February 25, 2012.

Read The Berlin Philharmonic At Carnegie Hall WQXR

February 24, 2012 – Simon Rattle leads a performance of Mahler's immense and searching Second Symphony. WQXR

 Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes at Carengie Hall, where he played Haydn, Bartok, Chopin and Debussy.

Read Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes At Carnegie Hall WQXR

February 14, 2012 – The pianist's program spans pillars of the piano literature from Haydn to Bartok. WQXR

Tenor Joseph Calleja performing at Le Poisson Rouge, New York City on October 24, 2011.

Watch Tenor Joseph Calleja And Friends In Concert

October 24, 2011 – The vibrant young opera star from Malta performed an intimate club date live in New York City.

Gustavo Dudamel leads the L.A. Philharmonic and pianist Herbie Hancock in an all-Gershwin season opener.

Read L.A. Philharmonic Goes Gershwin In Opening Night Gala KUSC

September 26, 2011 – Hear the whole concert with superstar conductor Gustavo Dudamel and guest pianist Herbie Hancock. KUSC

A view from across the reflecting pool of the "Remembering September 11" concert by the Wordless Music Orchestra — conducted by Ryan McAdams, presented at The Temple of Dendur in The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2011.

Listen 'Remembering Sept. 11' At The Temple Of Dendur Q2

September 11, 2011 – Hear profoundly moving performances of music by Basinski, Marshall, Golijov and Schnittke. Q2

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