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John Corigliano and music director Alan Gilbert at the New York Philharmonic's Opening Gala in September 2016. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for New York Philharmonic hide caption

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John Corigliano On Composing At 80: 'An Adagio Is What I Look For'

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Russian soprano Galina Vishnevskaya with her husband, Russian cellist, conductor and composer Mstislav Rostropovich in 1959. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage

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Jóhann Jóhannsson at the 2015 BAFTAs, where he was nominated for the music he composed for the film The Theory of Everything. Ian Gavan/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen To Jóhann Jóhannsson's 'Arrival' Interview With All Things Considered

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Two of Florence Price's Violin Concertos, considered lost for decades, have been newly recorded. G. Nelidoff/Florence Price Papers, University or Arkansas Libraries hide caption

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01Violin Concerto No. 2

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    Violin Concerto No. 2
    Album
    Florence Price: Violin Concertos
    Artist
    Er-Gene Kahng
    Label
    Albany
    Released
    2018

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Kelsey Grammer onstage in the Los Angeles Opera production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. Ken Howard/Courtesy of the Los Angeles Opera hide caption

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Frasier At The Opera: Kelsey Grammer Stars In 'Candide'

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Third Coast Percussion's new album, out Feb. 9, is called Paddle to the Sea. Saverio Truglia hide caption

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Saverio Truglia

01Madeira River

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    Madeira River
    Album
    Paddle to the Sea
    Artist
    Third Coast Percussion
    Label
    Cedille
    Released
    2018

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Dancers perform in Tabasco: A Burlesque Opera, a fiery show that makes its revival this week after being locked up for more than a century. Tom Grosscup/New Orleans Opera hide caption

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'Tabasco' Opera Makes Fiery Return In New Orleans

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The 1983 Canadian Opera Company production of Elektra, the first to use supertitles. Courtesy of Canadian Opera Company hide caption

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Read 'Em And Weep: Celebrating 35 Years Of Opera Supertitles

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