Ray Chen performs at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City Tuesday, Feb. 7. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Ray Chen

Watch a stellar rising violinist perform two bonbons in an intimate club performance recorded live.

The players in the Belcea Quartet played a series of late Beethoven string quartets at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall. Melanie Burford/NPR hide caption

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Belcea Quartet Plays Beethoven At Carnegie Hall WQXR-FM

The acclaimed Quartet performs two of Beethoven's grand and enigmatic final string quartets.

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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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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.

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Efterklang With Wordless Music Orchestra, Live In Concert

The Danish art-rock trio and Wordless Music Orchestra premiere a stunning performance of Piramida.

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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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ACME In Concert: Steve Reich's Complete String Quartets

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

The Boston Symphony Orchestra opened their 75th anniversary season at Tanglewood on July 6, 2012. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra At Tanglewood WGBH

The orchestra marked 75 years at its summer home with an all-Beethoven program.

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Nashville Symphony Goes Electric, Eclectic WQXR-FM

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