The director R. B. Schlather continues his bid to make opera more understandable with his take on a 1733 tragicomedy.
Quatuor Cambini-Paris made its New York debut on Sunday at the Frick.
9:41 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Serenade for Strings Key: COpus: 48Ensemble: East Coast Chamber OrchestraeOne, 7784 9:13 PM Jean Sibelius — Symphony No. 6 Key: dOpus: 104Conductor: Sir Colin DavisEnsemble: Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraNederland, 8005 9:05 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Marche Heroique Conductor: Paul ParayEnsemble: Detroit Symphony OrchestraMercury, 434332 8:35 PM Johannes Brahms — String […]
Richard Goode, I Fagiolini and the Juilliard Opera mined the classical repertory in performances in Manhattan over the weekend.
Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. After clicking to an audio or video stream, you may need to press the “Play” button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.
Nelson Freire joins the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, under Charles Dutoit, for music by Debussy, Chopin, Stravinsky, and Ravel
In 1908 Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney opened the Whitney Studio Gallery on West 8th Street, where she also had her own studio, to showcase the work of her artist friends and her steadily growing collection. By the 20s the Whitney Studio Club, a salon where artists such as John Sloan, William Glackens, and George Luks among others met to discuss, exhibit their work, and drink, was incorporated into
8:00 PM Hector Berlioz — Symphonie Fantastique Opus: 14Conductor: Michael Tilson ThomasEnsemble: San Francisco SymphonyRCA/BMG, 68930 6:06 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 3 Key: E-Flat Opus: 55Georges Pludermacher, pianoHarm Mundi, 2901193 6:00 PM Girolamo Frescobaldi — Introduction and Toccata James Dale, OrganPines, 101 5:53 PM Aaron Copland — Danzon Cubano Conductor: Aaron CoplandEnsemble: […]
Peter Eotvos prepares the one-act opera “Senza Sangue” for the stage.
Making my way to the Williamsburg Bridge.
In France it has been customary to sweep the Vichy period under the rug, except when a major cultural figure’s connections to that part of the past can no longer be ignored. Last month there was such a connection alleged with composer Henri Dutilleux, which was ultimately shown to have been exaggerated. Another case in the news this week is modernist architect Le Corbusier. Marion Cocquet spoke