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The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir performs an extended piece derived from an ancient canon of repentance. Unfolding as a long prayer, the music is rich, multilayered and mesmerizing.

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A star mezzo shares forthright and inspiring thoughts about making a life as an artist. "You will never make it," she says. "'It' doesn't exist for an artist."

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Son Lux's jittery new video for the song "Build A Pyre" intercuts flickering images of flames and ash with the visage of a beautiful but troubled woman, as an artful testament to ruin and rebirth.

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For Zoe Muth’s third album World of Strangers she moved from her hometown of Seattle, Washington to Austin.

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"If they hold an instrument, they will not take a drug. They will not hold a gun," says Santa Cecilia Orchestra conductor Sonia Marie De Leon De Vega. "It's that powerful."

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