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Oct. 25 2014

Tokyo’s Soft Power Problem

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Japan overlooks the merits of its own culture out of a blinding insecurity about its international standing.

Oct. 25 2014

Playlist: Oct/25/14

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12:55 PM Giacomo Puccini — Madama Butterfly: “Con onor muore” Conductor: Gianandrea GavazzeniEnsemble: Rome Opera OrchestraVictoria de los Angeles,sopranTestament, 2168 12:49 PM Giacomo Puccini — Madama Butterfly: “Un Bel Di” Conductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraMirella Freni, sopranoLondon, 443818 12:40 PM Giacomo Puccini — Madama Butterfly: “Vogliatemi bene Conductor: Sir John BarbirolliEnsemble: Rome Opera […]

Oct. 24 2014

A Bruckner Symphony and a Bartok Piano Concerto: A Study in Contrasts

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The New York Philharmonic, under the direction of Alan Gilbert, performed Bruckner’s towering Symphony No. 8 and Bartok’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

Oct. 24 2014

Take That, Elevated Expectations!

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Rafal Blechacz’s recital on Thursday night at Zankel Hall included familiar pieces like Beethoven’s “Pathétique” Sonata and Chopin’s “Minute” Waltz.

Oct. 24 2014

A Milestone for Opera’s Sultan of Swat

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When James Levine leads the Metropolitan Opera in “Le Nozze di Figaro” on Saturday, it will be his 2,500th performance with the company.

Oct. 24 2014

Shadowed, Clamoring, Blurry. And With Reason.

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An intentional dearth of light, cohesiveness and clarity makes “The Source,” an oratorio of leaked war logs, the perfect medium for the message.

Oct. 24 2014

Playlist: Oct/24/14

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11:16 PM Johannes Brahms — German Requiem Opus: 45Conductor: James LevineEnsemble: Boston Symphony OrchestraChristine Schafer, sopranoMichael Volle, baritoneTanglewood Festival ChorusBSO Class., 901 10:44 PM Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco — Violin Concerto No.2 “I Profeti” Opus: 66Conductor: Vladimir LandeEnsemble: Saint Petersburg Symphony OrchJose Cueto, violinMarquis, 81407 10:21 PM Georg Philipp Telemann — Suite for Flute (or Recorder) & […]

Oct. 23 2014

Playlist: Oct/23/14

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10:55 PM Stephen Paulus — Pilgrims’ Hymn Conductor: Dale WarlandEnsemble: Dale Warland SingersAmerChoral, 123 10:50 PM Stephen Paulus — Evensong Conductor: Dale WarlandEnsemble: Dale Warland SingersAmerChoral, 121 10:12 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 12 Key: E-Flat Opus: 127Ensemble: The Cremona String QuartetAudite, 92681 10:03 PM Franz von Suppe — Pique Dame Overture […]

Oct. 22 2014

A Master of the Dramatic Turns Lyrical

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The bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni, known for Mozart operas, offered a concert of German lieder at Zankel Hall.

Oct. 22 2014

Boldly, Bluntly, a Pianist Puts His Stamp on Mozart

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Lang Lang played two Mozart piano concertos with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic.

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