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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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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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WQXR Features

Listen: BBC Philharmonic Plays Sibelius, Hindemith at the Proms

Listen to the BBC Philharmonic's Proms performance, featuring two of Sibelius's most popular pieces with two lesser-known British works. John Storgårds conducts.


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Her Music: Today's Emerging Female Composer

Even as women have achieved growing parity in the ranks of professional musicians, their numbers are noticeably small in one key area: the composers whose works are performed.

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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.