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New York Philharmonic music director Jaap van Zweden performs at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on Sept. 20, 2018 in New York City. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Struggle To Find Their Way

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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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Renée Fleming, photographed singing the national anthem during Super Bowl XLVIII, will sing at the memorial service for the late Sen. John McCain at Washington's National Cathedral. Rob Carr/Getty Images hide caption

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Jamie Bernstein watches her father, Leonard Bernstein, conduct the New York Philharmonic at a rehearsal for one of his Young People's Concerts, circa fall 1962. Bob Serating /New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives hide caption

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The Complex Life Of Leonard Bernstein, A Once-In-A-Century Talent

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American composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein, in 1970, at a London press conference. Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Minnesota Orchestra Honors Nelson Mandela By Bringing Music To South Africa

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Daniele Gatti has been fired from his post as chief conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam. Pablo Faccinetto hide caption

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Pablo Faccinetto

Christian Tetzlaff's new album features the two Violin Concertos by Béla Bartók. Giorgia Bertazzi hide caption

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Christian Tetzlaff: Don't Mind Me, I'm Just The Violinist

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra, one of two leading American orchestras offering no music composed by women in the upcoming season. Jan Regan/Philadelphia Orchestra hide caption

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The Sound Of Silence: Female Composers At The Symphony

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Mezzo-soprano Aleks Romano performs in Carmen in Concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on April 21, 2018. Shannon Finney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'My Voice Should Be Heard': #MeToo And The Women Of Opera

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Composer Thea Musgrave, at 90, is still composing music. Kate Mount/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thea Musgrave, The 90-Year-Old Composer With 80 Players In The Bullpen

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'Cello Bae' Sheku Kanneh-Mason Wins Worldwide Fans After Royal Wedding

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Saoirse Ronan plays newlywed Florence in On Chesil Beach, in theaters now. Bleecker Street hide caption

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Classical Music Captures A Young Wife's Anxiety In 'On Chesil Beach'

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