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Jeff Lunden

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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Go 'Cheek To Cheek' On New Album

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The legendary crooner and pop superstar have a natural chemistry on their new collaborative album, which might introduce a new generation of pop fans to the world of jazz.

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Nonesuch At 50: A Record Label Without Borders

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

It began as a small classical label selling records at modest prices. A half-century later, it issues albums from big names in a spectrum of contemporary music from all parts of the globe.

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Souls Tumbling In The Light

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Every fall, birds head south and, around Sept. 11, New York sends two beams into the sky. When birds and lights collide, that could mean trouble — but New York is surprisingly gentle.

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Met Opera Tentatively Settles With 2 Major Unions

Monday, August 18, 2014

While agreements with 10 more unions need to be reached by Tuesday night, the deal struck with two of the Met's major unions represents a major turning point in a bitter dispute.

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On The Eve Of A Possible Lockout, Met Opera Talks Remain Contentious

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Labor disputes are nothing new to the Met Opera, but never have they been so public. With a deadline looming, both sides signal that negotiations are going nowhere.

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War Of Words At Met Opera May Signal Shutdown

Saturday, July 26, 2014

With labor negotiations growing more strained, a lockout seems likely next week at the Metropolitan Opera. Management says payroll must be trimmed while unions want to curb production costs.

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Bobby Patterson's 'Got More Soul,' Heart And Spirit

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Soul singer Bobby Patterson got his start in the 1960s, and he's still singing. At 70 he's put out a new album, "I Got More Soul." NPR's Scott Simon talks to Patterson about the album.

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Labor Conflict May Lock Out Met Opera Workers

Thursday, July 24, 2014

If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.

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Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies At 89

Friday, July 18, 2014

Elaine Stritch, whose career spanned more than half a century and went from stage to screen to TV and back to stage again, died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich.

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Even Broadway Has Its B-Sides: The Lost Songs Of Sheldon Harnick

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Sheldon Harnick, the lyricist of Fiddler on the Roof and Fiorello!, wrote dozens of songs for those shows and others that never saw the stage.

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New York Philharmonic's Lead Fiddler Rests His Bow

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Glenn Dicterow became the youngest concertmaster in New York Philharmonic history in 1980, when he was just 31. After spending more than half his life leading the violin section, he says goodbye.

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McDonald, Cranston Big Winners At 68th Tony Awards

Monday, June 09, 2014

Audra McDonald won a sixth Tony for portraying Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. Bryan Cranston won a best actor trophy for his Broadway debut in All the Way.

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While Broadway Sings Its Praise, The Wigmaker Remains Unsung

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.

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State Of The Art: New York Philharmonic's Biennial

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Under music director Alan Gilbert, the orchestra is taking a page from the visual arts world by launching an 11-day festival featuring both established and emerging composers.

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Well Into Spring, 'Frozen' Soundtrack Keeps The Charts Cool

Friday, May 09, 2014

The soundtrack to Disney's Frozen has been the biggest-selling album of 2014, topping the Billboard album chart for 13 weeks.

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Daniel Radcliffe's 'Crippled' Role Reaches Out To The Remote

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Harry Potter no longer, Daniel Radcliffe spends considerable time devoted to the stage. His latest Broadway role is in the Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark comedy about an isolated Irish community.

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Conflicting Tales Of A School Shooting In 'The Library'

Monday, April 14, 2014

Steven Soderbergh's new play confronts the topic of school shootings head on, peering into the shattered lives of the survivors and the stories they tell.

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Broadway Director Kenny Leon Opens Theater Doors To New Audiences

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Leon says he likes to attract diverse audiences, so different cultures rub together in the crowd. This spring, he's directing a revival of A Raisin in the Sun and a new musical inspired by Tupac.

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Road Between Broadway And Hollywood Isn't A One-Way Street

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

For years, the relationship only went one way: from stage to screen. But this spring, four big musicals are based on films, including favorites like Rocky, Aladdin and The Bridges of Madison County.

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Oppression To Opera: Could A Woman's Courage Change Pakistan?

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Instead of killing herself, Mukhtar Mai took her rapists to court — and won. Her story has been turned into an opera which receives its world premiere in New York.

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