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Apr. 25 2017

Playlist: Apr/25/17

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10:31 PM Edvard Grieg — Piano Concerto Key: aOpus: 16Conductor: Mariss JansonsEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicLeif Ove Andsnes, pianoAngel/EMI, 57562 10:26 PM Anthony Holborne — Alman: The Honeysuckle Ensemble: The King’s NoyseHarm Mundi, 907238 10:01 PM Joseph Haydn — Symphony No. 8 Key: GConductor: Nicholas WardEnsemble: Northern Chamber OrchestraNaxos, 8550722 9:36 PM Zoltan Kodaly — Hary Janos: […]

Apr. 24 2017

Forbes Classical CD of the Week: Late Schumann with Soo Park

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…the result is still a substantial little wonder: The stringency of Bach infused with all the romantic essence of Echt-Schumann continues to leave me speechless every time I hear it…
-> Classical CD Of The Week: Or How I Learned To Love Late Schumann


Robert Schumann, “Last Thoughts”,
Soo Park (piano),
Label-Hérisson

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Apr. 24 2017

She Was the Orchestra’s Only Black Musician, Until She Formed Her Own

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When Chi-chi Nwanoku founded Chineke, an orchestra made up of minority musicians, “It was the first time that many of us felt that no one was the odd man out.”

Apr. 24 2017

Playlist: Apr/24/17

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5:39 PM Charles Avison — Concerto Grosso No.4 Key: aConductor: Roy GoodmanEnsemble: Brandenburg ConsortHyperion, 66891 5:30 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Dumka Key: cOpus: 59Stephen Hough, pianoHyperion, 67043 5:16 PM Samuel Barber — Adagio for Strings Opus: 11Conductor: Robert SpanoEnsemble: Atlanta Symphony OrchestraTelarc, 80673 5:00 PM Franz Liszt — Carnival in Pest Conductor: Janos RollaEnsemble: […]

Apr. 23 2017

Playlist: Apr/23/17

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8:33 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Piano Concerto No. 12 Key: AConductor: Maurizio Pollini, conductorEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraMaurizio Pollini, pianoDG/Archiv, 10994 8:04 PM Georges Bizet — Symphony No.1 Key: CConductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicCBS/Sony, 61830 7:55 PM Dmitri Tiomkin — Strangers on a Train: Short Suite Conductor: Paul BatemanEnsemble: City of Prague PhilharmonicSilva, 1045 […]

Apr. 22 2017

Forbes Classical CD of the Week: Leopold Mozart, New Lambach Symphony

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…Marpurg also commented in his 1757 “Historical-Critical Contributions”, now on Leopold Mozart the composer: “As regards the number of finished musical works, [Leopold Mozart] may be placed side by side with the two composers Scarlatti and Telemann, diligent and renowned in equal measure.” The cynic might find it hard to tell if that’s a jab or a compliment…
-> Classical CD Of The Week: Mozart

Apr. 22 2017

Playlist: Apr/22/17

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8:25 PM John Adams — Grand Pianola Music Conductor: Stephen MoskoEnsemble: Netherlands Wind EnsembleEllen Corver,pianoSepp Grotenhuis,pianoLindasy Wagstaff,sopranoKym Amps,sopranoRuth Holton,sopranoChandos, 9363 8:03 PM Johannes Brahms — Neue Liebeslieder Walzer Opus: 65Conductor: Robert ShawRobert Shaw Festival SingersJohn Wustman, pianoNorman Mackenzie, pianoTelarc, 80326 8:00 PM Sir Arthur Sullivan — The Gondoliers: Take a Pair of Sparkling The King’s […]

Apr. 21 2017

Blind Listening: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments

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A “Marriage of Figaro” update, jewel-box Sondheim and vertiginous silences were among the highlights.

Apr. 21 2017

Review: Beethoven Gets a Sequel at the New York Philharmonic

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Timo Andres’s piano concerto “The Blind Banister,” performed by Jonathan Biss and conducted by Courtney Lewis, is inspired by a Beethoven cadenza.

Apr. 21 2017

Forbes Classical CD of the Week: Stravinsky and Scandals for Two

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…an insightful lack of relentlessness in Stravinsky and two more original two-hand piano versions of ballet classics: Ravel’s La Valse and the Kalendar Prince from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sheherazade compelling-propelling wit…
-> Classical CD Of The Week: Scandals Once Upon A Time


Igor Stravinsky et al., “Scandale”,
Francesco Tristano, Alice Sara Ott (pianos),
DG

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