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A new recording of Bellini’s “Norma”

The new recording of Norma, with Cecilia Bartoli
The new recording of Norma, with Cecilia Bartoli
4:43PM
June 4, 2013

Cecilia Bartoli stars in a new recording of Bellini’s ‘Norma’. It’s the most important opera recording in twenty years.

A Bald Mezzo And Three Shades Of Violin: Classical Favorites From 2012

On Silfra, violinist Hilary Hahn improvises with prepared pianist Hauschka.
On Silfra, violinist Hilary Hahn improvises with prepared pianist Hauschka.
6:00AM
December
27, 2012

From the versatility of the violin to the virtuosity of a mysterious opera composer, NPR’s Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic set of the year’s best classical recordings.