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From Anorexia To Political Intrigue, New Operas Tackle Contemporary Topics

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Documentary Reveals The Depth And Complexity Of Opera Star Maria Callas

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'Damn Yankees' DVD Revival Showcases Fosse And Verdon's 1st Collaboration

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New Recording Of Busoni's 'Piano Concerto' Is An Extraordinary Experience

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'My Mother Is Mad At The Sun': A Poet Reflects On His Mom's Alzheimer's Disease

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Pianist David Deveau Offers An Intimate Take On Works By Mozart And Beethoven

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New Recording Of 'Doctor Atomic' May Be The Opera's Definitive Performance

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Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Offers A Seductive Take On A Stravinsky Classic

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An Intimate Pontormo Show Outshines The Met's Big Delacroix Retrospective

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Yo-Yo Ma Presents Bach As A Wise And Spellbinding Storyteller In 'Six Evolutions'

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New Bethany Beardslee Release Heralds The Golden Age Of German And Viennese Singers

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Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong Go 'Cheek To Cheek' On A New 4-Disc Set

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Violinist Johnny Gandelsman Infuses Bach's 'Sonatas & Partitas' With Joy

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CD Set Offers A Long, Satisfying View Of The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

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'Maria Callas Live' Celebrates The Astonishing Range Of A Legendary Soprano

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