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Mar. 26 2015

Happy Birthday, Pierre Boulez!

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Pierre Boulez is 90 years old today. The roaring lion of modernism, who once advised the destruction of all opera houses, has reduced his conducting and composing work in recent years. Celebrate his work in both areas with some streaming audio:
Matthias Pintscher leads the Ensemble Intercontemporain and the Orchestre du Conservatoire de Paris, with soprano Marisol Montalvo, in Boulez’s Pli selon

Mar. 26 2015

Happy Birthday, Pierre Boulez!

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Pierre Boulez is 90 years old today. The roaring lion of modernism, who once advised the destruction of all opera houses, has reduced his conducting and composing work in recent years. Celebrate his work in both areas with some streaming audio:
Matthias Pintscher leads the Ensemble Intercontemporain and the Orchestre du Conservatoire de Paris, with soprano Marisol Montalvo, in Boulez’s Pli selon

Mar. 26 2015

Playlist: Mar/26/15

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10:56 PM Tommaso Giordani — Caro Mio Ben Ensemble: Budapest StringsLaserLight, 15673 10:27 PM Johann Sebastian Bach — Cello Suite No. 4 Key: E-Flat Lynn Harrell, celloLondon, 414163 10:21 PM Gioacchino Rossini — Il Signor Bruschino Overture Conductor: Ondrej LenardEnsemble: Slovak Philharmonic OrchestraCBS/Sony, 62015 9:49 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Piano Concerto No. 20 Key: […]

Mar. 25 2015

Review: Nikolai Lugansky Plays Schubert and Tchaikovsky

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Mr. Lugansky’s recital at the 92nd Street Y included the rare and the overwrought.

Mar. 25 2015

American Ballet Theater, 1940s Ballet Triple-Bill

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Xiomara Reyes (Cowgirl) and cast, Rodeo, American Ballet Theater
Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, heard as a concert work, did not really mean much to me until I saw Martha Graham’s choreography live. The same is now true of Copland’s Rodeo, thanks to a rare performance of Agnes de Mille’s original choreography, from 1942, by American Ballet Theater in the latest of the group’s periodic

Mar. 25 2015

Playlist: Mar/25/15

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10:51 PM Muzio Clementi — Overture Key: DConductor: Francesco La VecchiaEnsemble: Rome Symphony OrchestraNaxos, 573071 10:19 PM Felix Mendelssohn — Octet Key: E-Flat Opus: 20Ensemble: Sejong Soloistscanary, 8 10:13 PM Max von Schillings — Dance of the Flowers Conductor: Jan StulenEnsemble: Kolner Rundfunk Sinfonie Orch.CPO, 999233 9:35 PM Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov — Symphony No. 1 Key: […]

Mar. 24 2015

Motets of the Bach Family

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Motets of the Bach Family, Tölzer Knabenchor, G. Schmidt-Gaden (Capriccio, 2010)Charles T. Downey, Marking Johann Sebastian’s birthday with a tribute to the Bach family (Washington Post, March 24)
Johann Sebastian Bach belonged to a large family of musicians spanning two centuries. With a concert of motets by five composers named Bach, the Washington Bach Consort honored its namesake’s

Mar. 24 2015

Playlist: Mar/24/15

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10:48 PM Johannes Brahms — Three Chorale Preludes (arr. Winds) Opus: 122Conductor: Frederick FennellEnsemble: Philharmonia a VentElf, 1010 10:37 PM Georg Philipp Telemann — Concerto for Flute, Violin, and Strings Key: eConductor: Manfredo KraemerEnsemble: Les Boreades de MontrealFrancis Colpron, fluteManfredo Kraemer,violinAtma, 2193 9:53 PM Karl Goldmark — Rustic Wedding Symphony Key: E-Flat Opus: 26Conductor: Stephen […]

Mar. 23 2015

How David Geffen’s $100 Million Lincoln Center Gift Came Together

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Some in the world of cultural philanthropy question whether Mr. Geffen’s gift is large enough to warrant the renaming of such a prominent building.

Mar. 23 2015

Review: National Council Auditions Winners Named at Grand Finals Concert

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Five up-and-coming singers received $15,000 prizes at the Metropolitan Opera’s annual competition.

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