10:32 PM Maurice Ravel — Daphnis et Chloe: Complete Conductor: Charles DutoitEnsemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestraand ChorusLondon, 400055 10:04 PM Fanny Mendelssohn (Hensel) — Piano Trio Key: dOpus: 11Ensemble: Dartington Piano TrioHyperion, 66331 9:46 PM Aaron Copland — Clarinet Concerto Conductor: Gerard SchwarzEnsemble: New York Chamber SymphonyDavid Shifrin, clarinetAngel/EMI, 64305 9:42 PM John Philip Sousa — […]
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…The idea of combining the music of Joseph Haydn with that of György Ligeti is an inspired one. There is a reason why Haydn works very well with contemporary composers (so long as they have a playfulness, joy, and a wry smile in their writing): his is music that schools the ears in listening carefully, it readies us for acute perception, and it is timeless because it is so exceptionally well
Now More Than Ever (short film directed by Ezra Hurwitz)
It’s time for Ballet Across America, the festival featuring American regional dance companies hosted by the Kennedy Center about every three years. The format is a little different this year, with two programs curated by leading American dancers, Misty Copeland and Justin Peck. The festivities kicked off on Monday evening, with a
Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival will include a staged version of Hans Zender’s orchestration of Schubert’s “Winterreise.”
These star pianists will perform works for two pianos by Mozart, Debussy and Stravinsky.
Renée Fleming will try her hand at a Broadway musical — on Broadway.
Sunrise over Osaka Castle. First an elaborate breakfast at the hotel: “Continental” for the cowards, or fermented beans, beef curry, and “Yum” (I never figured out what it consisted of but it acted admirably as a rice lubricant) for the culturally inquisitive. Then rehearsals for the musicians. Not burdened by that duty, I joined two fellow orchestra-hags who fearlessly braved the Osaka public
10:50 PM Luigi Boccherini — Flute Quintet No.4 Key: B-Flat Opus: 17Ensemble: Janacek QuartetAlexandre Magnin,fluteNaxos, 8553719 10:39 PM Mikhail Glinka — Russlan and Ludmilla: Chernomor’s March Conductor: Evgeny SvetlanovEnsemble: USSR Symphony OrchestraMelodiya, 1000166 10:32 PM Mikhail Glinka — Russlan and Ludmilla: Oriental Dances Conductor: Evgeny SvetlanovEnsemble: USSR Symphony OrchestraMelodiya, 1000166 10:17 PM Mikhail Glinka — […]