Archive for May 19th, 2014

May. 19 2014

San Diego rides again

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After announcing its impending closure in March, the San Diego Opera, having raised some $2 million in crowdfunding, will stay open.

May. 19 2014

Monday 5/19/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Sir Andrew Davis SOLOIST:  Marc-André Hamelin, piano Julian Anderson: The Discovery of Heaven (U.S. Premiere-New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the London Philharmonic Orchestra) Franck:  Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra Prokofiev:  Selections from Romeo and Juliet Chausson: Poem of Love and of the Sea

May. 19 2014

Going for Visceral Excitement in Popular Standbys

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Mariss Jansons led the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in energetic weekend performances of Berlioz, Shostakovich and John Adams at Carnegie Hall.

May. 19 2014

Short Pieces That, Together, Span Centuries

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In an Emanuel Ax piano recital at Carnegie Hall, intermezzos by the Australian composer Brett Dean got their New York premiere, paired with intermezzos by Brahms.

May. 19 2014

Playlist: May/19/14

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10:46 PM Robert Schumann — Fantasy for violin and orchestra Key: COpus: 131Conductor: Kurt MasurEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicAnne-Sophie Mutter, violinDG/Archiv, 457075 10:18 PM Julius Rontgen — Symphony No. 18 Key: AConductor: David PorcelijnEnsemble: Radio Philharmonic NetherlandsCPO, 777255 10:11 PM Gabriel Faure — Pavane Opus: 50Conductor: Paul TortelierEnsemble: English Chamber OrchestraVirgin, 62135 9:47 PM Joseph Haydn […]

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