This year, the lineups for the standout classical music festivals around the country and the world are an exiting treat for classical enthusiasts. From California to New York to Salzburg, conductors like Esa-Pekka Salonen, Lorin Maazel, and Alan Gilbert will lead ensembles such as the Vienna Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic.
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Ethiopian artist draws deeply on his local culture and love of community to tell stories with found objects.
Live performances of the New York Metropolitan Opera are beamed into movie theaters across the country, offering audiences ways to experience high culture at low prices. But is it the same as live or is it just Memorex?