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Russian Theater Director Fired Over Wagner Production

Russia's culture minister on Sunday fired the director of a Siberian theater whose modern staging of Wagner's "Tannhauser" offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church.


My Classical Podcast

Download Mozart's 'Longing for Springtime,' Sung by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Continuing our series of episodes on spring, here's "Sehnsucht nach dem Frühling" (Longing for Springtime), performed by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Walter Gieseking.


WQXR Features

Remembering My Dad, Composer Frank Lewin, on His 90th Birthday

Frank Lewin composed orchestral works, opera and over 150 scores for film and television. His daughter, Naomi Lewin, remembers his greatest work.

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Audra McDonald Takes to Twitter to Criticize Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law

Audra McDonald has taken to Twitter to sharply criticize Indiana's new law that allows businesses the right to deny service to gays and lesbians.

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