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Tech at the symphony: Boston orchestra loaning patrons iPads

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BOSTON (AP) — A night at the symphony usually means silencing cellphones and mobile devices before the music starts. But as part of an effort to draw in a younger more…

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We Asked Kids To Write Short Stories Inspired by Classical Music And The Results Were Amazing

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Literature has inspired many great pieces of music over the centuries. We wanted to know what great literature newcomers to classical music would write. So we asked the young folks more…

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Special Holiday Programming on WFMT

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WFMT has music for every occasion each holiday season. Here’s a list of our special holiday programming for 2015-16, which includes broadcasts from all over the globe featuring diverse artists from Izthak Perlman to Chanticleer, Anonymous 4 to the Vienna Philharmonic.

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Pumpkin-Parmesan Gnocchi, Turkey, Sage, Pears and Pecans

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The day after Thanksgiving, everyone’s fridge is full of leftovers. Here’s a day after dish that has a little bit of everything: pumpkin-parmesan gnocchi with bits of leftover turkey, pecans, and pears.

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Bourbon-Sage Gobbler

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Here’s a seasonal drink for you to enjoy the day of the big feast: a bourbon-sage cocktail. Chef Sherman has mixed this cocktail with Wynton Marsalis’s rendition of Kosma’s “Autumn Leaves”: he thinks both are the perfect way for you to get Thanksgiving dinner started.

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Frozen Cranberry Parfait, Rosemary Crust

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This unique Thanksgiving dessert just for WFMT listeners: a frozen cranberry parfait with rosemary crust and topped with an Italian meringue.

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Bacon-Hazelnut Brussels Sprouts

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This is a side dish that everyone at your Thanksgiving table will enjoy: bacon-hazelnut Brussels sprouts. In this recipe, the leaves of the Brussels sprouts are separated, one by one, and cook quickly right before they hit the table.

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Meet the Man Who Pioneered Live-Streaming Performances Online

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Earl Wild was among other things a composer, a conductor and a very funny raconteur, but above all, he was an extraordinary pianist. Although he was one of the earliest more…

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QUIZ: Can you tell the difference between Chinese foods and instruments?

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Can you tell the difference between traditional Chinese instruments and food based upon their names? Take this quiz and find out.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Visit WFMT

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 30: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, celebrating her 20th anniversary on the bench, is photographed in the West conference room at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday, August 30, 2013. (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

We are thrilled to welcome a very special guest on the morning of Monday, September 21: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Click to read more about her visit.

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