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New York Violinist Found Slain in Summer Home

A violinist who performed in the Westchester Philharmonic and several New York freelance orchestras, died Wednesday of an apparent homicide.

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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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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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No Lockout: Met and Stagehands Reach a Deal

The Metropolitan Opera and the stagehands union have reached a deal on a new contract, ending the prospect of a work stoppage and assuring that the fall season will get underway.

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