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Angélica Negrón gives Q2 Music a tour of her apartment.

Watch Angélica Negrón On Q2 Music's 'Spaces' Q2

June 12, 2013 – Watch the creative Puerto Rican-born composer show off her vintage keyboards and music boxes. Q2

Composer Nico Muhly at the piano in a live performance at LPR on May 14, 2013.

Watch An Evening With Nico Muhly, 'Two Boys' And Other Works Q2

May 22, 2013 – Watch a special performance previewing Muhly's exciting, intrigue-filled opera Two Boys. Q2

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Jherek Bischoff in his home studio.

Watch Jherek Bischoff: The Composer Who Lived On The Ocean Q2

May 22, 2013 – Take a tour of the young composer's childhood home: a tiny sailboat docked in a Seattle harbor. Q2

Ólafur Arnalds performs live at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.

Watch Olafur Arnalds, Live In Concert

May 7, 2013 – Watch the Icelandic musician's magnificent work as it's re-imagined with a 28-member orchestra.

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Nicola Benedetti performs a Tiny Desk Concert in February 2013.

Watch Nicola Benedetti: Tiny Desk Concert

May 6, 2013 – Watch the violinist spin out music by John Williams and Bach in sweet, soulful tendrils of sound.

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Composer Tristan Perich in his home and workspace.

Watch 1-Bit Composer Tristan Perich's Practice Space Q2

April 30, 2013 – A visit with the electronic composer shows bins and bins of quirky new and used gear. Q2

Morton Subotnick in his studio.

Watch Morton Subotnick's Practice Space Q2

April 17, 2013 – Get a glimpse of the first ever analog synthesizer and take a tour of the couple's New York home. Q2

After 43 seasons, the Tokyo String Quartet launches a farewell tour and serenades Boston with a final concert.

Watch Tokyo String Quartet Bids Boston A Bittersweet Farewell WGBH

April 10, 2013 – After 43 seasons, the revered ensemble calls it quits, leaving Boston with music by Haydn and Ravel. WGBH

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Dan Deacon at home in his practice space.

Watch Dan Deacon's Practice Space WQXR

March 12, 2013 – Watch a documentary on the eccentric composer's practice space, which used to be a concert venue. WQXR

Composer-performer Max Richter (right) brings his revamped Vivaldi to Manhattan's Le Poisson Rouge.

Watch Max Richter In Concert: Reimagining Vivaldi Q2

February 7, 2013 – The inventive composer performs a Four Seasons makeover with violinist Daniel Hope. Q2

At age 21, Russian Daniil Trifonov is making a huge impression in the piano world.

Watch Pianist Daniil Trifonov: Disappearing Into Chopin WGBH

February 6, 2013 – After winning two major competitions, the 21-year-old Russian is reaching for piano perfection. WGBH

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Cantus performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 3, 2012.

Watch Cantus: Tiny Desk Concert

February 4, 2013 – The a cappella ensemble sings widely divergent songs from American, European and Sufi traditions.

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Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim (center) brought members of his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (including his son Michael Barenboim, left, and Kinan Azmeh) to the intimate spaces of Manhattan's Le Poisson Rouge.

Watch Daniel Barenboim And Members Of The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra WQXR

January 29, 2013 – NPR Music and WQXR host an intimate evening that spans great Western and Middle Eastern music. WQXR

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The Ebene Quartet performs at powerHouse Arena in Brooklyn, New York, in August 2012.

Watch The Ebene Quartet Powers Through Mendelssohn

January 25, 2013 – Watch one of today's top string quartets delve deep at a Brooklyn bookstore.

Ray Chen performs at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Watch Holiday Treats: Violinist Ray Chen Plays Sweet Sounds At LPR

November 28, 2012 – Watch a stellar rising violinist perform two bonbons in an intimate club performance recorded live.

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