Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads his forces through a vibrant opening-weekend performance of Stravinsky, Stucky and Ravel on Sept. 30, 2012. Greg Grudt/Mathew Imaging/courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic hide caption

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Classics in Concert

Gustavo Dudamel Conducts 'The Rite Of Spring' In Concert KUSC-FM

Hear Stravinsky's iconic Rite Of Spring and a world premiere conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.

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. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Live in Concert

ACME In Concert: Steve Reich's Complete String Quartets

The contemporary music dynamos traversed landmark works at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge.

The Nashville Symphony with Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero (center) during Spring For Music at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan, New York on May 12, 2012. Melanie Burford/NPR hide caption

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Classics in Concert

Nashville Symphony Goes Electric, Eclectic WQXR-FM

A wonderfully weird Carnegie Hall program features Terry Riley's new concerto for electric violin.