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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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Operavore

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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New York Philharmonic This Week

Gilbert Conducts Ravel, Nielsen and Tchaikovsky

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm as Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic in a program featuring 'Swan Lake' and soloist Anthony McGill performing Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto.

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Reflections from the Keyboard

The Art of Transcription, Part 3

This week, David Dubal features transcriptions of well-known tunes such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Flight of the Bumblebee” and Schubert’s transcendent ”Ave Maria.”

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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.

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