Archive for June 11th, 2014

Jun. 11 2014

Maazel prepares for Castleton, leaves Munich

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Lorin Maazel, recuperating from an illness allegedly brought on by exhaustion, prepares for the 2014 Castleton Festival – but resigns the music directorship of the Munich Philharmonic.

Jun. 11 2014

National Symphony Orchestra says farewell to 7 members and their 251 years of service

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Thursday night the orchestra honors the six musicians and a librarian, who represent monumental experience.

Jun. 11 2014

Wednesday 06/11/14 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Daniel Barenboim SOLOIST:  Laura Chera, soprano   ORCHESTRA: Staatskapelle Berlin CHORUS: George Enescu Philharmonic Chorus Giuseppe Verdi Quattro pezzi sacri Johann Sebastian Bach Fantasy and Fugue in G Minor Cameron Carpenter Fragments of Science-fiction Scenes CONDUCTOR: Paavo Järvi SOLOIST: Vilde Frang, violin ORCHESTRA:  Orchestre de Paris Benjamin Britten Violin Concerto in D […]

Jun. 11 2014

Elodie Lauten, Who Wove Opera From Allen Ginsberg’s Poetry, Dies at 63

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Ms. Lauter’s compositions defied handy categorization but were performed widely in New York and beyond.

Jun. 11 2014

A Symphony’s Viral Video

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A YouTube video depicting audience members dancing onstage with Sir Mix-A-Lot at a Seattle Symphony concert has brought the orchestra unparalleled attention and some debate.

Jun. 11 2014

Beethoven That’s Not for Bruisers

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Yefim Bronfman, who will play all five of Beethoven’s piano concertos with the New York Philharmonic, explains how he approaches the work, starting with the Fourth Concerto.

Jun. 11 2014

Playlist: Jun/11/14

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10:21 PM Igor Stravinsky — Pulcinella: Complete Ballet Conductor: Richard HickoxEnsemble: City of London SinfoniaAnn Murray,altoMartyn Hill, tenorDavid Thomas, bassVirgin, 90767 10:03 PM George Frederich Handel — Harpsichord Suite No. 7 Key: gDavid Russell, GuitarTelarc, 33223 9:19 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Symphony No. 4 Key: fOpus: 36Conductor: David ZinmanEnsemble: Baltimore Symphony OrchestraTelarc, 80228 8:58 […]

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