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Cecilia Bartoli explores ideas of gender fluidity on her new album, devoted to music written for the great castrato singer Farinelli. Bartoli says that, like him, she's always transforming herself on stage. Uli Weber/Decca hide caption

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Powerful Lungs And Long-Spun Lines: Cecilia Bartoli Conjures Farinelli

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Igor Levit performs during a Tiny Desk concert, on Oct. 15, 2019. (Mhari Shaw/NPR) Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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Igor Levit: Tiny Desk Concert

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Jessye Norman performs in 1991 at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Frans Schellekens/Redferns hide caption

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Majestic American Soprano Jessye Norman Dies At 74

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Marin Alsop leads the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. On Monday, management and musicians announced a new one-year contract, ending a bitter labor dispute. Margot Schulman/BSO hide caption

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Antonin Dvorak predicted that American classical music would draw from African American traditions. A new article wonders why American classical music has remained so white. Karen Chan /Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Will Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, home to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, be filled with music this weekend? Musicans and management continue to argue over a new contract. Eli Pousson/Flickr hide caption

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Members of the 146-voice chorus, dressed as garment workers, in composer Julia Wolfe's Fire In My Mouth, which documents the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York. Chris Lee/Decca Gold hide caption

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Tragic Fire Sparks Julia Wolfe's Latest Look At American Labor History

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Ivo Pogorelich's new recording of Beethoven and Rachmaninoff sonatas is the pianist's first album in 21 years. Bernard Martinez/Sony Classical hide caption

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Augustin Hadelich's latest album spotlights violin concertos by Johannes Brahms and György Ligeti. Patrick Long/Warner Classics hide caption

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Opposites Attract: Two Violin Concertos In The Hands Of A Master

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