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Map: 15 New York-Area Summer Music Festivals for 2015

Summer means concerts in the hills, near beaches and in air-conditioned halls. Consult our guide to 15 of the summer's classical music festivals around the region.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Bryce Dessner's Mesmerizing Inventions for So Percussion

When composer and rock guitarist Bryce Dessner of the National was asked to write music for So Percussion, he didn't just create a new piece of music. He invented a new instrument.

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WQXR Blog

Kennedy Center Announces Lineup for New Orchestra Festival

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, North Carolina Symphony and The Knights have been selected to participate in the inaugural SHIFT Festival.

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Albums of the Week

Stewart Goodyear Moves Past Troubles with Rachmaninoff Release

After a month-long hiatus, our Albums of the Week feature returns with three very dissimilar recordings, including one that was connected to a headline-making controversy.

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