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Opera For Newbies: Busting Myths And Belting High Notes

January 26, 2020

A listener's guide for the opera-curious includes a little history, a little trash-talk and some gorgeous singing.

Indre Viskontas: What Can Neuroscience Teach Us About Music?

December 20, 2019

How do you decide between two different life passions? After years of struggling to choose, neuroscientist and operatic soprano Indre Viskontas learned that science and opera can inform the other.

The Music And Morality Of Beethoven's Mighty Ninth

December 7, 2019

For nearly 200 years, Beethoven's epic Ninth Symphony, with its powerful "Ode to Joy," has inspired millions. Now conductor Marin Alsop takes it on a world tour.

Famed Conductor Mariss Jansons Has Died, Age 76

December 2, 2019

One of classical music's most beloved and widely heard conductors died Saturday. Born in secret in Nazi-occupied Latvia, he went on to a stunning international career.

The Case Of The Stolen Stradivarius

December 2, 2019

Milwaukee Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond was carrying his rare Stradivarius violin out to the parking lot after a show when he was suddenly attacked. The violin, worth millions, was stolen.

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