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Operavore

What's at Stake If There's a Lockout at the Met Opera

A lengthy lockout at the Metropolitan Opera would mean more than a loss of work for the company's staff. Some question whether audiences would return after a settlement.

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WQXR Features

BBC Proms: World Orchestra for Peace Plays Mahler & Strauss

Friday at 10 pm, tune in for the World Orchestra for Peace with its conductor Valery Gergiev performing Mahler's Sixth Symphony and Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schatten.

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WQXR Blog

Senator Demands Carry-On Reform After Musician is Booted From Plane

The government should clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said.

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Live Broadcasts

Caramoor Finale with Alisa Weilerstein and St. Luke's

Tune in Sunday at 4:30 pm for a live broadcast of the Caramoor Festival's season finale, featuring the Orchestra of St. Luke's led by conductor Pablo Heras-Casado. Cellist Alisa Weilerstein is the soloist in Elgar's Cello Concerto.

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Albums of the Week

A Soprano Unpacks Four Centuries of Soldier Songs

This week's featured albums include a collection of soldier songs, inspired by the World War I anniversary. Plus, we sample lighter releases of Sarasate and Weber.

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