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Classical Music News

From our friends at NPR, PRX, and PBS Member Stations from around the country

Remembering The Soprano Who Sang Like A Laser Beam

Thursday, May 17, 2018

With a voice of gleaming steel that soared effortlessly above 100-piece orchestras, Swedish dramatic soprano Birgit Nilsson, who was born 100 years ago, was force of nature.

'Something Develops Onstage Called Love': Baltimore Symphony Celebrates The Bernstein Centennial

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Recorded live on stage at the Meyerhoff, Scott Simon joins BSO music director Marin Alsop and Leonard Bernstein's daughter Jamie for a conversation and musical celebration.

What Does Life In An Orchestra Get You? In The U.K., Not Enough To Live On

Thursday, May 3, 2018

A study released by the Musicians' Union in the U.K. says that many musicians with full-time, salaried jobs are struggling to pay their bills. Two-thirds say that they have considered other careers.

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