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Remembering The Soprano Who Sang Like A Laser Beam

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With a voice of gleaming steel that soared effortlessly above 100-piece orchestras, Swedish dramatic soprano Birgit Nilsson, who was born 100 years ago, was force of nature.

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May 12, 2018

Recorded live on stage at the Meyerhoff, Scott Simon joins BSO music director Marin Alsop and Leonard Bernstein's daughter Jamie for a conversation and musical celebration.

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May 3, 2018

A study released by the Musicians' Union in the U.K. says that many musicians with full-time, salaried jobs are struggling to pay their bills. Two-thirds say that they have considered other careers.

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April 20, 2018

Conductor Marin Alsop muses on the power of ballet and her memories of watching choreographer George Balanchine bring the music of Tchaikovsky to life with the New York City Ballet.

Connecting The Dots On Arvo Pärt's Symphonic Journey

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A new album of the Estonian composer's four symphonies trace the path of a brave artist who risked throwing it all away to reinvent himself.

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