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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

Hearing music by Schubert and Mendelssohn, WFMT audiences enjoyed some rarified music-making by the Risus Quartet, the Grand Prize winner of the prestigious 2021 Fishoff Competition.

WFMT Welcomes Next Music Director

Oliver Camacho's expertise in classical music comes at all levels: a vocal performer with experience in broadcasting, arts administration, and programming.

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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