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The Classical Station Funds Chapel Hill Philharmonia’s Children’s Concert



On this week's Opera House we celebrate the French Baroque with a performance of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Castor et Pollux, a tragédie en musique first performed on October 24, 1737 at the Royal Palace in Paris by the Royal Academy of Music. Set to a libretto by Pierre-Joseph-Justin Bernard, Castor et Pollux was only the third opera by the 54-year-old Rameau.

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Clayton Piano Festival Director Jonathan Levin

We spoke with Clayton Piano Festival Director Jonathan Levin about this season's concerts, including "Movie Tunes" — classical works from movies in collaboration with the Ava Gardner Museum, "Sanctuary" — music inspired by the church, "In Her Shoes" — a celebration of women composers and "From Brooklyn to Havana" — classical music with a popular twist.







The Metropolitan Opera Announces the 2014-15 Season

The Met’s 2014-15 Season Will Feature 26 Operas, Including Three Met Premieres, In Six New Productions and 18 Revivals!

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