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Classical Music News

The Sound Of Silence: Female Composers At The Symphony

June 19, 2018

America's top orchestras are presenting little if any music written by women next season. Why is that?

Gennady Rozhdestvensky, An Influential Russian Conductor, Has Died

June 18, 2018

With work spanning much of the Soviet era, the conductor served as an important and prominent conduit between Russia and the West. He died Saturday at age 87.

'My Voice Should Be Heard': #MeToo And The Women Of Opera

May 27, 2018

Three women — a soprano, a mezzo-soprano, and a vice president of opera programming — join NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro for a conversation about harassment and inequity in the opera world.

No Nerves From 19-Year-Old Royal Wedding Cellist

May 27, 2018

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, a rising star in the U.K. classical world, wants to serve as an inspiration for musicians even younger than he is.

Thea Musgrave, The 90-Year-Old Composer With 80 Players In The Bullpen

May 25, 2018

The Scottish-born musician, still busy writing music, celebrates her 90th birthday on May 27.

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