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Broadway Scam Centers Around Soprano Kathleen Battle

A talent agent is accused of stealing $165,000 after claiming that he was raising funds to produce a play about Kathleen Battle's tumultuous final day at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Watch: ICE Members Compete in 'Stupid Musician Tricks'

Musicians in the International Contemporary Ensemble presented an Olympics-style competition as part of its residency at this year's Mostly Mozart Festival.



Remembering Italian Soprano Daniela Dessì

The great soprano Daniela Dessi, who died on Saturday, Aug. 20, was a great example of a singer blessed with a rich 'vita interiore,' writes Fred Plotkin.

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Classical Commute: Emily Hopkins

Today we are profiling a subway musician who makes our commutes a little bit cooler with classical music: Harpist, Emily Hopkins.

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Q2 Music

App Download: Carla Kihlstedt's 'Against Dreaming'

Each Thursday, we offer an exclusive Q2 Music recording to save to your phone. This week: a song from Carla Kihlstedt's 'At Night We Walk In Circles and Are Consumed By Fire'.


WNYC Archives

Listen: Bernstein Conducts the New York City Symphony

Stream the WNYC broadcast of Bernstein conducting the New York City Symphony in Copland, Shostakovich and Brahms at City Center on Oct. 8, 1945.