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Two Men Charged in Murder of New York Violinist

Two men were charged on Friday with murder in the death of Mary Whitaker, a violinist who performed with the Westchester Philharmonic and other New York ensembles.

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Met Opera, Remaining Unions Reach Contract Deals

The Metropolitan Opera has now reached tentative labor agreements with all of its remaining unions.

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Actress's Head, Cellist's Body Digitally Fused in New Film

A new film raises one the perennial challenges actors face when playing classical musicians: how to look convincing in performance scenes.

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Albums of the Week

Nicola Benedetti's 'Scottish Fantasy' Released Amid Independence Debate

As Scotland debates secession, Nicola Benedetti celebrates its musical heritage. Plus a new take on Fauré's Requiem.

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