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A hopeful pandemic note: Tanglewood music festival to resume

The Boston Symphony Orchestra hasn't played live for fans since the coronavirus pandemic hit a year ago, but it's returning to the stage in July for the outdoor Tanglewood festival.

James Levine, who ruled over Met Opera, dead at age 77

NEW YORK (AP) — Conductor James Levine, who ruled over the Metropolitan Opera for more than four decades before being eased aside when his health declined and then fired for sexual improprieties, has died.

2021 Grammys: Classical Music Nominees and Winners

It’s been a strange, difficult year for the music world, which is all the more reason to celebrate musical excellence.

Watch WFMT’s First ‘Classical Conversation’ With Denyce Graves

Denyce Graves was the perfect guest to launch WFMT's new digital series! The celebrated mezzo-soprano discusses her career, her relationship with the late Justice Ginsburg, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in the opera world.

Playlist | One Century of Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla was born on March 11, 1921. To celebrate the influential Argentinian composer's centenary, Elbio Barilari explains Piazzolla's unique legacy and shares a playlist of his most influential music.