Lloyd Schwartz Lloyd Schwartz is the classical music critic for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

Rediscovering The Thrill Of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet

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Revisiting The Crystal Clarity Created By The 'Decca Sound' Revolution

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Brooklyn Rider Blurs Classical Boundaries On 'Almanac'

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Remastering 78s: A Company Brings Clarity To Pianist Artur Schnabel's Works

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Schneider Quartet's Haydn Recordings Reissued

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Spanish Artist Francisco Goya On Display In Boston: An Extraordinary Exhibit

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Every Composer Needs A Great Storyteller

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Allan Jones plays debonair leading man Gaylord Ravenal and Irene Dunne is the enchanting Magnolia in the 1936 film version of Show Boat, which has just been released on DVD. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution hide caption

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1936 'Show Boat': A Multiracial, Musical Melodrama, Now Out On DVD

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The Neue Galerie exhibit's empty frames represent paintings that were lost or destroyed by the Nazis. They appear beside works that survived Nazi rule, like George Grosz's Portrait of the Writer Max Hermann-Neisse (lower right). Courtesy of Hulya Kolabas for Neue Galerie New York hide caption

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'Degenerate' Exhibit Recalls Nazi War On Modern Art

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A Poetry Reading: 'To My Oldest Friend, Whose Silence Is Like A Death'

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Review: Jonas Kaufmann Sings Wagner And Verdi

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Johannes Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring is one of 15 17th century Dutch paintings on view at New York's Frick Collection through early 2014. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Pearl Earring' Is The Crown Jewel Of The Frick's Dutch Exhibit

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Conductor James Levine in rehearsal with Russian virtuoso Evgeny Kissin. Cory Weaver/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Ailing, A Favorite Conductor Stages His Comeback

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Barbara Hannigan and Bejun Mehta in the Festival at Aix production of Written on Skin. Pascal Victor/ArtComArt hide caption

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This Opera Will Eat Your Heart Out

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