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The Ultimate Binge Watch: Wagner's Entire 'Ring Cycle' For Free

The BBC has shared the acclaimed Opera North production of Wagner's truly epic "Der Ring des Nibelungen" for free streaming. And we have it for you.

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An Analysis of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-2018 Season

Operavore blogger Fred Plotkin breaks down the Metropolitan Opera's new season announcement.

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Watch: This Rescue Beagle Gets Down on the Ivories

Could Buddy the beagle possibly be any cuter? We're sure many people didn't think he could ... until he started playing the piano.

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Watch: This Brooklyn Duo Cover of 'Take On Me' is What You Need

Brooklyn Duo joined the talented young musicians of Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect for a chamber cover of a synth-pop favorite.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Listen: Iceland's Nordic Affect Exults in the Natural World with 'Raindamage'

"Raindamage," the new album from the all female quartet Nordic Affect, continues the Icelandic ethos of innovating and exploring while staying connected to the roots of the world.

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WQXR Blog

Black Classical: Composers and Conductors Who Shaped Music History

Here are just a few of the many composers and conductors that you should remember, for Black History Month and beyond.

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Watch: This Toddler Hearing 'Moonlight' Sonata is All of Us Right Now

This kid is all of us — at least when we listen to the music that really shakes us to our bones.

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Watch: A Haunting Aria from 11-Year-Old Alma Deutscher's 'Cinderella'

Here's an official look inside the child composer's first full-length opera, "Cinderella," with the aria "When the day falls into darkness."

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Watch: A 'Rogue One' Suite for Trumpet Quartet

As the Oscars come closer, we can't help but look at some of the creative musical takes on some of the year's hottest films.

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