Archive for June 1st, 2014

Jun. 01 2014

Works of Dvorak, via Budapest

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On the heels of a recent Dvorak-filled concert, Ivan Fischer offers two more immersions.

Jun. 01 2014

The Art of Setting the Senses on Edge

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A critic explores the myriad forms of musical dissonance, from pummeling chords in Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” to the pungent stacked pitches in Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd.”

Jun. 01 2014

With a Little Bit of Pluck, a Mandolin Orchestra Revives

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New York City’s last traditional mandolin orchestra has a number of things going for it. But for the group to survive another 90 years, changes inside the orchestra will be required.

Jun. 01 2014

Playlist: Jun/01/14

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8:31 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Orchestral Suite No.4 Key: GOpus: 61Conductor: Donald BarraEnsemble: San Diego Chamber OrchestraKoch Intl., 7042 8:00 PM George Gershwin — Piano Concerto Key: FConductor: Sir Simon RattleEnsemble: City of Birmingham Symph OrchPeter Donohoe, pianoAngel/EMI, 64305 6:27 PM Constant Lambert — Concerto for Piano and Nine Players Conductor: Lionel FriendEnsemble: Nash […]

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