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Sep. 21 2016

Playlist: Sep/21/16

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10:53 PM Anton Rubinstein — Kamennoi-Ostrow Opus: 10Joseph Banowetz,pianoM Polo/HK, 223847 10:19 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Symphony Key: AConductor: Marc SoustrotEnsemble: Malmo Symphony OrchestraNaxos, 573139 10:13 PM Johannes Brahms — Hungarian Dance No. 2 Key: dConductor: Marin AlsopEnsemble: London Philharmonic OrchestraNaxos, 570233 9:40 PM Felix Mendelssohn — Octet Key: E-Flat Opus: 20Geoff Nuttall, violinScott St.John,violinSimin […]

Sep. 20 2016

Latest on Forbes: World Premiere of A. Schreier’s Hamlet at Theater-an-der-Wien

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The Shakespeare Quadricentennial is upon us, hard, and Shakespeare music content is sprouting up wherever we look. If it is just rehashing the regularly played Verdi operas, then that is not much. Better to have something unknown revived, like the Bregenz Festival did with Amleto by Franco Faccio and with a libretto by Arrigo Boito (REVIEW) or commission a new work altogether. That is what the

Sep. 20 2016

Playlist: Sep/20/16

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10:43 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Nine Variations on a Minuet of Duport Lars Vogt, pianoAngel/EMI, 36080 9:54 PM Karl Goldmark — Rustic Wedding Symphony Key: E-Flat Opus: 26Conductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicCBS/Sony, 61836 9:42 PM Cesar Franck — Pieces breves (arr. by Henri Busser) Conductor: Stephen Rogers RadcliffeEnsemble: The New York Chamber EnsembleRomeo, […]

Sep. 19 2016

At Washington Classical Review

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Charles T. Downey, Washington Concert Opera marks 30 years with a bel canto feast (Washington Classical Review, September 19)

—, Critic’s Choice for 2016-17 season (Washington Classical Review, September 13)

Sep. 19 2016

Ivy Bestsellers – September 19, 2016

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Ann Patchett’s new novel tops our bestseller list.

Sep. 19 2016

In the Post: Dancing to the Gran Partita

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Mozart, Serenade in B-flat Major (“Gran Partita”), Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, P. Herreweghe (Harmonia Mundi, 1995)
Charles T. Downey, PostClassical Ensemble presents Mozart through a different lens (Washington Post, September 19)
PostClassical Ensemble likes to refract familiar music through a different lens. For its season opener, heard on Saturday evening at Sidney Harman Hall, the piece

Sep. 19 2016

Forbes Classical CD of the Week

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…What La Voce Strumentale and their do-it-all leader Dmitry Sinkovsky deliver is truly rock’n’roll-baroque. Just when you think that the race towards expressive extremes in baroque must surely have come to an end or enter the realm of the ridiculous, another band shows that the envelope can still be pushed and excite.…
-> Classical CD of the Week: Classical CD Of The Week: The Vivaldi Vanity

Sep. 19 2016

Playlist: Sep/19/16

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10:48 PM Tomasso Albinoni — Concerto for Strings Key: DOpus: 9Conductor: Simon StandageEnsemble: Collegium Musicum 90Chandos, 610 10:29 PM Carl Czerny — Brillante Fantasy for Horn and Piano Opus: 339Andrew Clark, hornGeoffrey Govier, fortepianoHelios, 55074 10:05 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — Piano Concerto No. 1 Key: cOpus: 35Conductor: Jorg FaerberEnsemble: Wurttemberg Chamber OrchestraMartha Argerich, pianoGuy Touvron, […]

Sep. 18 2016

Playlist: Sep/18/16

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8:27 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Quintet for Piano and Winds Key: E-Flat Opus: 16Alfred Brendel, pianoHeinz Holliger, oboeEduard Brunner, clarinetHermann Baumann, hornKlaus Thunemann, bassoonPhilips, 420182 8:00 PM Antonin Dvorak — Serenade for Strings Key: EOpus: 22Conductor: Gerard SchwarzEnsemble: Los Angeles Chamber OrchestraDelos, 3011 7:24 PM Michael Nyman — “The Piano” Concerto (based on the […]

Sep. 17 2016

Book of the Day: The Knowing Book, by Rebecca Kai Dotlich

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Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today’s Book of the Day is The Knowing Book.

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