Archive for May 25th, 2018

May. 25 2018

Happy Error: The Week in Classical Music

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Terry Riley, Ravel and Leonard Bernstein were among the highlights.

May. 25 2018

Review: The Philharmonic Points a Trippy Kaleidoscope at the Past

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Luciano Berio’s “Sinfonia,” written for the orchestra in the late 1960s, returned for a run of performances alongside a teeming work by Strauss.

May. 25 2018

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier -Forget-Me-Nots And Intimations Of Mortality

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…That differs wildly from the other Well-Tempered Clavier on the piano at hand: the two books that Dina Ugorskaja (Avi) recorded. There’s ego here, alright… or rather: personality in the act of transcending ego. Dark clouds hover; a flittering sulfurously silver light illuminates the music, and there is an intensity even among the often slow (though hardly ever relaxed) tempos. What initially

May. 25 2018

He Has Fans, Fame and an Acclaimed ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Opera. So Why Is Charles Wuorinen So Cranky?

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About to turn 80, this composer isn’t backing down from decades of railing against the decline of “high culture.”

May. 25 2018

#morninglistening to the #chambermusic of #AulisSallinen on…

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Introduction & #Tango-Overture, Nocturnal Dances. ..
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May. 25 2018

Interest Grows in a Master of Choral Mystery and Power

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A Spoleto Festival performance of Frank Martin’s Mass for Double Choir is part of a small resurgence in the vocal works of this Swiss composer.

May. 25 2018

Playlist: May/25/18

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11:56 PM Aaron Copland — Nonet for Strings Conductor: William BoughtonEnsemble: English Symphony OrchestraNimbus, 5246 11:38 PM Paul Hindemith — Viola Sonata Opus: 11David Foster, violaLambert Orkis, pianoDorian, 90705 11:02 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 15 Key: e-Flat Opus: 144Ensemble: Emerson String QuartetDG/Archiv, 4757407 10:34 PM Claude Debussy — Etudes (complete) Mitsuko Uchida, […]

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