Archive for June 20th, 2014

Jun. 20 2014

Facing Cuts, Musicians Criticize Met’s Leadership

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A committee representing the Met’s orchestra joins its union in telling the opera’s board that the struggles of recent revivals were “evidence of a failed artistic vision.”

Jun. 20 2014

Beethoven, Bronfman and Soaring Sparks

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Yefim Bronfman set fire to the Third Concerto in the Beethoven Festival of the New York Philharmonic on Wednesday.

Jun. 20 2014

Live Music or Digital? The Drama Is Operatic

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Readers respond to a front-page article, “A Digital Orchestra for Opera?”

Jun. 20 2014

Playlist: Jun/20/14

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11:28 PM Antonin Dvorak — Violin Concerto Key: aOpus: 53Conductor: William SteinbergEnsemble: Pittsburgh Symphony OrchestraNathan Milstein, violinAngel/EMI, 64830 11:00 PM Arrigo Boito — Mefistofele: Prologue in Heaven Conductor: Riccardo MutiEnsemble: Orchestra of La Scala, Milanand ChorusSamuel Ramey, bassRCA/BMG, 68284 10:39 PM Ottorino Respighi — Pines of Rome Conductor: Leopold StokowskiEnsemble: Symphony of the AirAngel/EMI, 65921 […]

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