Nikolay Zvyagintsev was the orchestral pianist for the Donetsk Philharmonic

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A purple martin; these birds stay in Nashville for two months during the summer, before migrating south

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The 12th International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition has excluded Russian competitors

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English National Opera's production of Poul Ruders’ “The Handmaid's Tale” directed by Annilese Miskimmon and conducted by Joana Carneiro at The London Coliseum

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Shchedryk Children’s Choir

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Jacob Collier turns his audience into a choir

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Musicians rush to take shelter after an air raid siren interrupts their concert

Ukrainian orchestra rushes inside as air raid siren disperses open-air concert in Lviv

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Boris Brott was “a renowned leader in the world of classical music in North America and beyond.”

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Engineer fills grand piano with water

Engineer fills his piano with water and climbs inside it like a swimming pool

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Classical composers in one epic mashup

A musical genius has combined famous classical composers in one mash-up

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John Williams, Nicola Benedetti and Isata Kanneh-Mason nominated in Global Awards

John Williams and Nicola Benedetti among classical artists nominated in the Global Awards 2022

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Learning piano could help healthy elderly adults delay the onset of dementia.

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‘Our musicians wear body armour instead of tuxedos’ – Ukraine’s President Zelensky’s powerful Grammys speech

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