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'How Shostakovich Changed My Mind' Touches On The Music-Body Connection

May 17, 2019

BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson's remarkably diverse aesthetic and personal sensitivity are on full display in his new book on the Russian composer's music — and his own personal struggles.

From Betty Boop To Popeye, Franz von Suppé Survives In Cartoons

April 29, 2019

You may not recognize the Austrian composer by name, but if you like cartoons, you've heard the music of Franz von Suppé.

Opinion: Remembering A Soprano With The 'Warmth And Strength Of The Sun'

April 27, 2019

Charity Tillemann-Dick died this week at age 35. She was an opera singer who underwent double lung transplants twice. NPR's Scott Simon got to know her and her family.

Readjusting Your Reality: Ellen Reid Wins Music Pulitzer For 'P r i s m'

April 15, 2019

The young composer's opera, which debuted at the Los Angeles Opera, was inspired by her own experience as a survivor of sexual assault.

How A Performing Arts Center In The Middle Of Illinois Became One Of America's Cultural Hubs

April 10, 2019

The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois, is celebrating 50 years of bringing music, theater and dance to a part of the country where many are surprised to find it.

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