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Five Works about Sheep & Goats to Ring in the Lunar New Year

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Happy Chinese New Year to ewe! To celebrate, here are five works featuring these auspicious animals.

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Top 5 Classical Cameos on Film

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In honor of Hollywood’s big night and our love of classical music, here are our five favorite movie cameos by famous musicians.

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The Five Worst Dates in Opera

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Missed connections, awkward encounters and flat out bad dates – welcome to the world of opera.
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Five Buzz-Worthy Debuts and Premieres in the Next 12 Months

Friday, February 06, 2015

We’ve combed through the last half of the 2014–15 season and announcements for the 2015–16 one, to find five of the most anticipated debuts and premieres.

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Five Futuristic Musical Instruments That Are Now Real

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Here are five high-tech instruments that seem to come straight out of a science fiction movie. Will these become the norm?

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Five Dramatic New Concert Halls to Watch For

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Now that the curtain has risen on the new Philharmonie de Paris, here are five more building projects to look forward to over the next few years.
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Top Five Misbehaving Fictional Maestros

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The rabble-rousing fictional conductors in the Amazon Prime series "Mozart in the Jungle" follow a notorious tradition going back to "Seinfeld" and "Bugs Bunny."

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5 Independent Music Shops in NYC That Have Beaten the Odds

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Strolling down 48th or 58th streets has become less musical, the result of rising rents and online shopping. However, there are mom and pop instrument stores fighting the changing tides.

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The Top 5 Essays on Classical Music of 2014

Friday, December 26, 2014

A number of journalists documented the tumultuous and at times inspiring year in classical music. Here are our favorite articles and essays from 2014.
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Top Five Serial Operas

Thursday, December 18, 2014

 "Serial," a series about a little-known murder case from 1999, has been called podcasting's first breakout hit. Opera composers have also been drawn to episodic series.
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Hélène Grimaud to Play 'Water Music' as Park Avenue Armory is Flooded

Monday, December 08, 2014

Debussy sought to create pieces that evoke the play of water. But a musician playing his work while ankle-deep in water is probably not what he had in mind.
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WQXR's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Thursday, December 04, 2014

We've collected 15 notable gifts for the classical lover on your list this holiday season, for those who proudly wear their love of music on their sleeve to those who listen to it.
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Top 5 Club Nights for Classical Music

Friday, November 21, 2014

With the New York launch of a new classical music club night series, the field of concerts in non-traditional music is growing. Here are five standouts.

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5 Ways to Know You're a Child of 1980s Classical Music

Friday, November 14, 2014

The 1980s broke down barriers in music. Rockers tried to cross into classical music, Andre Previn went jazz (again) and "Sesame Street" was a platform for classical artists.

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Top Five Feuds between Musicians and Their Critics

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The dispute over a pianist's review in the Washington Post is the latest in a long line of rifts between performers and critics. Just take a look at these five examples.
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Top Five Bach-Inspired Pop Hits

Friday, October 31, 2014

From the Beatles to numerous one-hit-wonders, Bach's music has inspired many pop artists over the years. Here are the five that received the most notice.

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No Joyce DiDonato National Anthem, but Here Are Five Other Must-See Versions

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Though DiDonato might have provided one of the most memorable versions of the national anthem, celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, we’ll revisit our five favorite renditions.
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Five Amazing Links Between Music and Biology

Thursday, October 16, 2014

 While the natural world has been a muse to composers, music in return has proven a boon to plants. We unearthed our following top five examples of how they relate.

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Five Notable Artists Who Moonlighted as 'Wedding Singers'

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

While Yo-Yo Ma didn't bring his cello to his daughter's wedding, here are five weddings where extraordinary musicians did perform.

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The 10 Strangest Ensemble Names Ever (And The Stories Behind Them)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Some chamber groups are named after locations, composers or even their founders. Here are ten stranger names that go beyond the obvious.
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