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Can’t Carry a Tune? Callas 2.0? Regardless of Skill, Singing Has Surprising Benefits

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From 2013: Legendary Chicagoan Timuel Black Reflects on Studs Terkel

Timuel Black, who died on October 13, 2021 at age 102, lived a truly extraordinary life. Hear an excerpt of a 2013 WFMT interview with the influential historian, activist, veteran, and teacher.

Stutzmann to follow Spano as Atlanta Symphony music director

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CSO Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Concerts

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Cuba’s danzón genre: ‘150 years later, it’s still alive.’

The danzón was scandalous in some circles but it eventually became the national dance of Cuba and spread to other countries in the region.

VIDEO | Two Unsung Quartets Played by Fischoff-Winning Risus Quartet

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WFMT Welcomes Next Music Director

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg tribute required innovative donations

Financing new music is never an easy feat. A pandemic has only made it more difficult.

COVID-19-delayed Chopin piano competition opens in Poland

The competition was scheduled for the fall of 2020, but authorities put the popular event off due to social distancing rules.

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