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Pianist Ruth Slenczynska, photographed in 2021. At 97, she just released her first record for the Decca label in nearly 60 years. Meredith Truax/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At 97, Pianist Ruth Slenczynska has a new album — and plenty of stories

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Clockwise from upper left: Confidence Man, Young Fathers, Hookworms Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Young Fathers, Confidence Man, A Stunning Tiny Desk Contest Entry, More

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After his First Symphony flopped, Sergei Rachmaninoff briefly switched careers. A London critic wrote, "It was such a spectacle as has rarely been seen anywhere in the Empire." Photo illustration by Jeff Curnow/Wikimedia Commons/Library of Congress hide caption

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Photo illustration by Jeff Curnow/Wikimedia Commons/Library of Congress

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Serge Rachmaninoff, photographed in 1919, somewhere outside of San Francisco. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Rachmaninoff: An American Without Assimilation

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Conductor Andris Nelsons led the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus Thursday in Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky at Carnegie Hall in New York. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Cameron Carpenter's new album, If You Could Read My Mind, comes out Aug. 26. Thomas Grube/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yuja Wang at NPR's studio in Washington, D.C. Denise DeBelius/NPR hide caption

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Yuja Wang: Rooted In Diligence, Inspired By Improvisation

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Leonard Slatkin leads the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall. Torsten Kjellstrand/for NPR hide caption

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Lisa Smirnova studied Handel's suites for five years before recording them. ECM hide caption

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From Hyperpianos To Harmonious Handel: New Classical Albums

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Pianist Alessio Bax has a passion for Bach and Rachmaninoff. Lisa-Marie Mazzucco hide caption

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The Poetry And Power Of Pianist Alessio Bax

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