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

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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.

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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.

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

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Trinity Church at Broadway and Wall St. is hosting a week-long series of free concerts marking the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.

Listen 'Remember To Love': A Sept. 11 Concert From Trinity Church, NYC

September 10, 2011 – A moving concert to mark the anniversary, with gorgeous performances of Fauré, Brahms and more.

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Members of Stile Antico at the Savannah Music Festival 2011.

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July 13, 2011 – The English choral group delves into the Song of Songs at the Savannah Music Festival.

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Fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout at the Savannah Music Festival 2011.

Listen Mozart's Character: Kristian Bezuidenhout

July 13, 2011 – The artist explores rarely heard elements of Mozart's genius on what he calls "the old piano."

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The Ebène Quartet plays everything from surf rock and jazz standards to Debussy and Ravel.

Listen Ebene Quartet: The Art Of The French String Quartet

July 13, 2011 – Hear the versatile group play Ravel, Debussy and Fauré at the Savannah Music Festival.

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Nikolai Lugansky carries on the tradition of the grand Russian pianist.

Listen Nikolai Lugansky's Power And Repose

July 13, 2011 – Hear an outstanding Russian pianist play Chopin and rarely heard Rachmaninov in recital.

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Music by Bach helped launch the unusual career of Simone Dinnerstein.

Listen Simone Dinnerstein Communes With Bach

July 13, 2011 – Hear the pianist play Bach and Schubert in recital at the Savannah Music Festival.

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The Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra with harpsichordist Kristian Bezuidenhout.

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June 17, 2011 – The festival gets a buzz from playful pieces by Corelli, Handel, Bach and Vivaldi. WGBH

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Kent Nagano leads the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in an ambitious program that traces the arc of the symphonic tradition.

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May 14, 2011 – Hear the venerable orchestra trace the arc of the symphony from the Renaissance to modern times. WQXR

Jazz bandleader and composer Maria Schneider conducts a rehearsal with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Her first classical composition is the centerpiece of the orchestra's Carnegie Hall concert.

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May 13, 2011 – Jazz composer Maria Schneider's first classical work: a piece for Dawn Upshaw and orchestra. WQXR

Conductor Carlos Kalmar leads the Oregon Symphony in music inspired by war.

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May 12, 2011 – Hear the orchestra perform works possessed with the turbulent spirit of war. WQXR

Members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Carnegie Hall on May 11. They performed an evening-long piece about Lyndon Johnson and the social issues that surrounded his presidency.

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May 11, 2011 – Hear the New York premiere of Steven Stucky's LBJ oratorio August 4, 1964 at Carnegie Hall. WQXR

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