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Mar. 19 2017

A Survey of Mozart Piano Sonata Cycles

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Discographies on ionarts: Bach Organ Cycles | Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycles I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX | Bruckner Symphony Cycles | Dvořák Symphony Cycles | Shostakovich Symphony Cycles | Sibelius Symphony Cycles | Mozart Keyboard Sonata Cycles

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Mar. 19 2017

Playlist: Mar/19/17

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8:32 PM Zoltan Kodaly — The Peacock Conductor: Adrian LeaperEnsemble: Slovak Radio SO, BratislavaNaxos, 8550520 7:59 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Clarinet Quintet Key: AEnsemble: Pacifica QuartetAnthony McGill, clarinetCedille, 147 7:53 PM George Gershwin — Promenade (“Walking the Dog”) (1936) Conductor: Mstislav RostropovichEnsemble: National Sym Orch/Wash.,D.C.CBS/Sony, 45836 7:33 PM Max Steiner — The Three Musketeers:Suite […]

Mar. 18 2017

Playlist: Mar/18/17

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8:26 PM Hamilton Harty — The children of Lir Conductor: Bryden ThomsonEnsemble: Ulster OrchestraHeather Harper, sopranoChandos, 8387 8:00 PM Sir Edward Elgar — Starlight Express Suite Opus: 78Conductor: George HurstEnsemble: Bournemouth SinfoniettaCynthia Glover, sopranoJohn Lawrenson, baritoneChandos, 8428 7:35 PM Benjamin Britten — Diversions for Piano(lft hand) and Orch. Conductor: Sergiu ComissionaEnsemble: Baltimore Symphony OrchestraLeon Fleisher, […]

Mar. 17 2017

Cloning Yo-Yo Ma: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Moments

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Esa-Pekka Salonen’s swirling Cello Concerto, a coup at the New York Philharmonic and a whoopee-cushion sound in Beethoven were among the highlights.

Mar. 17 2017

where have classical music’s uppercase letters gone?

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Composers, who have broken with sonata form, tonality, serialism and minimalism, have also broken with the shift keys on their keyboards.

Mar. 17 2017

Playlist: Mar/17/17

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11:45 PM Edvard Grieg — Piano Concerto Key: aOpus: 16Conductor: Sir Andre PrevinEnsemble: London Symphony OrchestraRadu Lupu, pianoPhilips, 456895 11:23 PM Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 8 Key: E-Flat Conductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraMargaret Price, sopranoJudith Blegen, sopranoJose Van Dam, baritoneHermann Prey, baritoneAnd various soloistsDG/Archiv, 435103 10:50 PM Nicolo Paganini — Violin Concerto No. […]

Mar. 16 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

Mar. 16 2017

New Concerto, New Leader: A Big Day at the New York Philharmonic

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Yo-Yo Ma performed a premiere the same day it was announced that Deborah Borda would become the orchestra’s next president and chief executive.

Mar. 16 2017

Playlist: Mar/16/17

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10:44 PM Ottorino Respighi — Fountains of Rome Conductor: Jesus Lopez-CobosEnsemble: Cincinnati Symphony OrchestraTelarc, 80505 10:41 PM Antonio Vivaldi — Concerto alla Rustica Key: GConductor: Adrian ChandlerEnsemble: La SerenissimaAvie, 2371 9:59 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 8 Key: eOpus: 59Ensemble: Takacs QuartetLondon, 470847 9:42 PM Georg Philipp Telemann — Suite for Strings […]

Mar. 15 2017

A New York Philharmonic Coup: Deborah Borda Is Named the New Leader

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Ms. Borda ran the Philharmonic in the 1990s and went on to help the Los Angeles Philharmonic become the envy of the orchestra world.

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