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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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Young Artists Showcase

Summer Encore: Salon de Virtuosi and YCA Winners

This week, Robert Sherman revisits some of the great performances by talented emerging musicians from the Salon de Virtuosi gala concert and Young Concert Artists' invitational recital.

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WQXR Blog

Watch: 'The History of Classical Music' in Under 5 Minutes

YouTuber Jon Cozart created an a capella video following the (loose) trajectory of classical music, from Hildegard von Bingen to John Williams.

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WQXR Features

Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant Discuss 'Florence Foster Jenkins'

The stars of the movie 'Florence Foster Jenkins' talked to Elliott Forrest about this infamous tone-deaf opera singer. 

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WQXR Features

Quiz: Which Classical Music Era Are You?

Which classical music era should you have been born in? Take our quiz and find out.

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