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Image of Auguste Rodin's sculpture "Les bourgeois de Calais"
Adam Rzepka / Musée Rodin, Paris

Conductor Gil Rose discusses Donizetti's "Siege of Calais," and the thrill and value in dusting off this unknown work by one of the opera world's most well-known stars.

Attributes of Music, by Anne Vallayer-Coster
Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Here at WCRB there are a few pieces that, when we play them on the air, we crank the volume on our radios and rock out. But we've just discovered that, for at least three years, we've been attributing one of those pieces to the wrong composer... kind of.

This week: the Melodica Men tackle Gershwin, Britney Spears paints to Mozart, and members of the Danish National Chamber Orchestra experiment with the world's hottest chili pepper.

Anderson Memorial Bridge
Chris Voss

I've always been fascinated by rowing: the speed, the workout, the camaraderie, and the driving rhythm that makes it all work together so smoothly.

Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symhpony Orchestra
Marco Borggreve / BSO

One of the most prominent awards in the music world has been given to the Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

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