Deceptive Cadence Deceptive Cadence un-stuffs the world of classical music, which is both fusty and ferociously alive.

John Corigliano and music director Alan Gilbert at the New York Philharmonic's Opening Gala in September 2016. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for New York Philharmonic hide caption

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John Corigliano On Composing At 80: 'An Adagio Is What I Look For'

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Russian soprano Galina Vishnevskaya with her husband, Russian cellist, conductor and composer Mstislav Rostropovich in 1959. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage

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Two of Florence Price's Violin Concertos, considered lost for decades, have been newly recorded. G. Nelidoff/Florence Price Papers, University or Arkansas Libraries hide caption

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01Violin Concerto No. 2

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    Er-Gene Kahng
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Kelsey Grammer onstage in the Los Angeles Opera production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. Ken Howard/Courtesy of the Los Angeles Opera hide caption

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Frasier At The Opera: Kelsey Grammer Stars In 'Candide'

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Third Coast Percussion's new album, out Feb. 9, is called Paddle to the Sea. Saverio Truglia hide caption

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01Madeira River

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    Third Coast Percussion
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    Cedille
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Read 'Em And Weep: Celebrating 35 Years Of Opera Supertitles

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Charles Dutoit, leading the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in 2012. Following sexual assault allegations, the conductor has stepped down immediately as the orchestra's artistic director and principal conductor. Amy T. Zielinski/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Mark Rylance (center) plays King Phillipe V in the new play Farinelli And The King. In this scene, opera star Iestyn Davies (left) plays the titular singer whose voice nurses the king back to health. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The True Story Of A Spanish Royal And The Very High Voice That Healed Him

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Though officially retired from touring, guitarist John Williams, now 76, continues to record for his own record label. Kathy Panama/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Williams, Classical Guitar's Standard-Bearer, Still Recording In Retirement

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The Danish String Quartet looks to their Nordic roots on the new album, Last Leaf. Caroline Bittencourt/ECM Records hide caption

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Vintage Nordic Folk Tunes, With Strings Attached

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On their new album, Bang on a Can All-Stars wear stethoscopes to perform music by Arcade Fire member Richard Reed Parry. Lisa Bauso/Cantaloupe Music hide caption

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02The Brief and Neverending Blur

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This weekend, hundreds of people, ranging from Philadelphia Orchestra musicians to school kids, will play broken instruments owned by the Philadelphia public school system in hopes of getting them fixed. Neda Ulaby/NPR hide caption

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The Healing Sound Of A Broken Orchestra

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Gianandrea Noseda recently began his debut season conducting the National Symphony Orchestra. Scott Suchman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Celebrating 100 Years Of Bernstein With Gianandrea Noseda

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Miners on stage for a rehearsal of Girls of the Golden West, the new opera by John Adams and Peter Sellars, which premiered at the San Francisco Opera Nov. 21. Stefan Cohen/San Francisco Opera hide caption

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Panning For Gold And Self-Awareness In John Adams' New Opera

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The London-based a cappella choir Stile Antico brings a program of Christmas music to Cambridge, Mass. Marco Borggreve hide caption

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A Choral Christmas With Stile Antico

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A scene from Thomas Adès' opera The Exterminating Angel, based on Luis Buñuel's 1962 surrealist film of the same name. Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Buñuel's 'Exterminating Angel' Gets An Off-Kilter Screen-To-Stage Adaptation

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