Archive for April, 2014

Apr. 30 2014

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor lives up to his reputation at Kennedy Center recital

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British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor shows plenty of flair and control at a Kennedy Center recital.

Apr. 30 2014

Wednesday 04/30 /14 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Dmitry Liss SOLOIST:  Boris Berezovsky, klavier ORCHESTRA: Ural Philharmonic Orchestra Ludwig van Beethoven Feast Day Overture in C Major, Op. 115 Sergei Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74, Pathétique Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 6

Apr. 30 2014

A Marathon Performance (Aches, Too)

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The Flux Quartet performed Morton Feldman’s String Quartet No. 2 for approximately six hours, without pause, at the Park Avenue Armory on Saturday afternoon.

Apr. 30 2014

Playlist: Apr/30/14

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10:26 PM Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari — The Jewels of the Madonna Suite Conductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsAngel/EMI, 54585 9:45 PM Vassili Kalinnikov — Symphony No. 2 Key: AConductor: Theodore KucharEnsemble: National S.O. of UkraineNaxos, 8553417 9:37 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Etude-Tableau No. 2 Key: aOpus: 39Evgeny Kissin, pianoRCA/BMG, 7982 9:12 PM […]

Apr. 29 2014

Tuesday 04/29/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Charles Dutoit, conductor Tatiana Pavloskaya, soprano John Mark Ainsley, tenor Matthias Goerne, baritone CSO Chorus Chicago Children’s Choir Britten: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

Apr. 29 2014

Playlist: Apr/29/14

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10:46 PM Franz Schmidt — Notre Dame: Introduction, Intermezzo, & Conductor: Michael HalaszEnsemble: Budapest Symphony OrchestraM Polo/HK, 223119 10:33 PM Josef Strauss — Delirien Opus: 212Conductor: Willi BoskovskyEnsemble: Vienna Symphony OrchestraLondon, 4780228 10:12 PM George Frederick McKay — Suite on Sixteenth Century Hymn Tunes Conductor: John McLaughlin WilliamsEnsemble: National Radio Symph. UkraineNaxos, 8559225 9:46 PM […]

Apr. 28 2014

Choral Arts Society joins Pan American Orchestra for ‘Tango’ program

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The Choral Arts Society offered Ginastera, Bacalov, and the Pan American Orchestra with dancers.

Apr. 28 2014

Monday 4/28/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Manfred Honeck Vivier:   Orion Bruckner:  Symphony No. 9 Fill: JS. Bach: Magnificat

Apr. 28 2014

A Conductor, Rehired, Now Must Rebuild

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Osmo Vanska, the Finnish conductor who will return as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra, acknowledges the need for rebuilding but predicts that things may go fast.

Apr. 28 2014

A Quartet Sits, in Solidarity, and Delivers Shostakovich

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The Emerson String Quartet, adopting an unusual posture, presented a program of Britten and Shostakovich on Wednesday at Alice Tully Hall.

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