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Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato's new album, Eden, is a meditation on the natural world. Sergi Jasanada/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Joyce DiDonato's 'Eden' beckons humanity back to the garden

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A look inside George Frideric Handel flat at 25 Brook Street (left), and Jimi Hendrix's at 23 Brook Street (right) Kimberly Junod/WXPN hide caption

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Anthony Roth Costanzo takes opera to unlikely places, including NPR Music's Tiny Desk. Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR hide caption

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Anthony Roth Costanzo: A Countertenor For The 21st Century

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A portrait of George Frideric Handel, presenting his Water Music to King George I. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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300 Years Of Handel's 'Water Music,' With A Splash Of Politics

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Harry Christophers leads the Handel and Haydn Society, now celebrating its bicentennial. James Doyle/Handel and Haydn Society hide caption

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A Bicentennial For Boston's Handel And Haydn Society

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Violist Nadia Sirota. Samantha West/courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear Nadia Sirota Play Greenstein's 'In Teaching Others We Teach Ourselves'

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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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Richard Croft and Danielle de Niese star in Handel's 'Semele' at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Alvaro Yañez/courtesy of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées hide caption

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Bejun Mehta's new CD features the music of Handel. Marco Borggreve hide caption

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Alfred Deller sings "music for a While" by Henry Purcell (rec. 1949)

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Nicholas McGegan has built a career on conducting Handel's music. Schwalbe And Partners hide caption

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Hear Nicholas McGegan conduct Handel: Water Music - "Allegro"

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Grimoaldo (Paolo Fanale) threatens to kill Rodelinda's (Sonia Ganassi) son if she doesn't marry him -- even though she's already married. Laera/Festival della Valle D'Itria hide caption

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Hear An Introduction To The Opera

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Conductor Charles Mackerras, photographed in 1974, will be remembered for rebuilding the reputation of Czech composer Leos Janacek. Getty Images hide caption

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Mackerras Conducts Janacek (from 'Kat'a Kabanova')

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