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The Apple co-founder's complicated story is the subject of The (R)evolution Of Steve Jobs, by composer Mason Bates and librettist Mark Campbell. It premieres Saturday in Santa Fe.

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300 years ago, England's embattled King George I decided to divert public attention from the country's woes with a big musical party on the River Thames.

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On a new album, the Grammy-winning Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir sings new music by native son Tõnu Kõrvits and probes the windswept melancholy of the 19th-century English author's poetry.

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June 23, 2017

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