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America's top orchestras are presenting little if any music written by women next season. Why is that?

Gennady Rozhdestvensky, An Influential Russian Conductor, Has Died

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With work spanning much of the Soviet era, the conductor served as an important and prominent conduit between Russia and the West. He died Saturday at age 87.

'My Voice Should Be Heard': #MeToo And The Women Of Opera

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Three women — a soprano, a mezzo-soprano, and a vice president of opera programming — join NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro for a conversation about harassment and inequity in the opera world.

No Nerves From 19-Year-Old Royal Wedding Cellist

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason, a rising star in the U.K. classical world, wants to serve as an inspiration for musicians even younger than he is.

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The Scottish-born musician, still busy writing music, celebrates her 90th birthday on May 27.

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