10:47 PM Pietro Antonio Locatelli — Concerto Grosso Key: FOpus: 4Conductor: Reinhardt GoebelEnsemble: Musica Antiqua KolnDG/Archiv, 435393 10:18 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — String Quartet No. 22 Key: B-Flat Ensemble: The Shanghai QuartetDelos, 3192 9:49 PM Franz Schubert — Symphony No. 5 Key: B-Flat Conductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsPhilips, 412590 […]
À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.
Life at the institution was not only different from outside, time was too. Standing by the window and looking into the forest, I knew that if I had been there, sitting under a tree and looking over at these buildings, time would have been barely noticeable, I would have drifted as lightly
10:44 PM Edouard Lalo — Violin Sonata Key: DOpus: 12Henri Temianka, violinAlbert Dominguez,pianoOrion, 7820 10:28 PM Robert Schumann — Introduction and Allegro appassionato Key: GOpus: 92Conductor: Antonio PappanoEnsemble: Orch dell’Accademia NazionaleJan Lisiecki, pianoDG/Archiv, 4795327 9:41 PM Johannes Brahms — Symphony No. 1 Key: cOpus: 68Conductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicDG/Archiv, 447408 9:29 PM Johann Strauss […]
Today is la Fête de la Musique, an annual tradition founded by French culture minister Jack Lang and now celebrated around France and throughout the world. If you are lucky enough to live in a place where there is music all day today (and no strikes), go listen. If not and you are a musician, set up with your friends on the front porch and play. If you are stuck on the computer most of the day,
10:37 PM Frederic Chopin — Waltz No. 2 Key: A-Flat Opus: 34Lang Lang, pianoCBS/Sony, 19012 10:21 PM Johann Sebastian Bach — Violin Concerto No. 2 Key: EEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsJoshua Bell, violinCBS/Sony, 8779 10:06 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — Charterhouse Suite Conductor: David Lloyd-JonesEnsemble: English Northern PhilharmoniaNaxos, 555068 9:40 PM Johannes Brahms […]
Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton takes the top spot on our weekly bestseller list.
Le Figaro has knocked the arts and antiquities world for a loop by uncovering a “vast scandal” involving the sale of fake objects to museums and collectors. Last week two experts, Laurent Kraemer and Bill Pallot, were put under investigation. This week, it was Parisian collector Guillaume Dillée, arrested for his alleged role in passing off fakes as 18th-century furniture in a sale to the Château
Play Report PLAY DATE: Mon, 06/20/2016 5:00 AM 79 Hector Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Op 14 Omega 104 COND Vladimir Golschmann ORCH Vienna State Opera Orchestra 47:00 C 1 1-5 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5:47 AM 32570 Felix Mendelssohn Caprice No.3 in b-Flat Op 33 Naxos 8550939 SOLO Benjamin Frith,piano 8:32 C 1 15-15 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:00 AM 2540 Franz […]
The pianist alternated the fifth and ninth piano sonatas with Prokofiev’s popular two violin sonatas on Saturday at Zankel Hall.
An artist cut an image of the composer into the grass of a field in upstate New York, and musicians are going to use the field as a stage to perform several of his works.