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Download Mozart's 'Longing for Springtime,' Sung by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Continuing our series of episodes on spring, here's "Sehnsucht nach dem Frühling" (Longing for Springtime), performed by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Walter Gieseking.


WQXR Features

Remembering My Dad, Composer Frank Lewin, on His 90th Birthday

Frank Lewin composed orchestral works, opera and over 150 scores for film and television. His daughter, Naomi Lewin, remembers his greatest work.

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Metropolitan Opera

Saturday: Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor

Saturday at 12 pm, tune in to hear Russian coloratura soprano Albina Shagimuratova as Lucia in a revival of Mary Zimmerman's production of Donizetti's masterpiece.

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Pierre Boulez at 90: His Top Five Transformations

As Pierre Boulez celebrates his 90th birthday, here are five examples of his perfectionism as a composer. Tune into WQXR today for classic Boulez recordings.

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Audra McDonald Takes to Twitter to Criticize Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law

Audra McDonald has taken to Twitter to sharply criticize Indiana's new law that allows businesses the right to deny service to gays and lesbians.