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'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.

Remembering The Soprano Who Sang Like A Laser Beam

May 17, 2018

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.

'Something Develops Onstage Called Love': Baltimore Symphony Celebrates The Bernstein Centennial

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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