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Celebrating Uncommon Instruments from Ocarinas to Wagner Tubas [Playlist]

Imagine sitting in a concert hall, the orchestra comes on stage, lights dim, and the sounds of a… celery root accompanied by a pumpkin and onion fills the room. The Vegetable Orchestra performs on instruments made from vegetables — that’s exactly right: eat and listen to your veggies! July 31st is Uncommon Musical Instrument day, so we’re celebrating all the ...

Voguing Meets Classical in Stunning New Music Video

Music and motion come together beautifully in a new video featuring dancers Jason Rodriguez and José Lapaz Rodriguez and set to music by pianist and composer Chad Lawson.

Silkroad’s new face: Grammy-winning artist Rhiannon Giddens

Grammy-winning folk singer and instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens takes the baton from renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, who founded the group two decades ago.

La Scala announces fall season as cultural life resumes

On Monday, the famed opera house announced a fall program of concerts and ballets aimed as a signal of confidence that European cultural life can resume in full following the coronavirus lockdowns.

Rich Warren retires as host of ‘The Midnight Special’

After hosting more than 1,250 installments, Rich Warren is retiring as the host of 'The Midnight Special.' Saturday, July 25 will be his final show.
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