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May. 20 2015

Review: International Contemporary Ensemble and Others Play in Brooklyn

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The element connecting two concerts at Roulette and Jack — besides uniformly dazzling playing — was the ensemble.

May. 20 2015

Ernest Chausson’s ‘Le Roi Arthus’

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Ernest Chausson (1855-1899) wrote only one opera, Le Roi Arthus, which received a rare performance as one of the centerpieces of the Opéra de Paris’s season. The promise of the company’s publicity photo, showing the ruins of the medieval Abbey of Glastonbury, where King Arthur is supposedly buried, shrouded in fog, was not borne out in the staging by Graham Vick. Marie-Aude Roux called it a “

May. 20 2015

Playlist: May/20/15

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10:50 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Adagio Key: bMurray Perahia, pianoCBS/Sony, 63380 10:12 PM Claude Debussy — Pelleas et Melisande-Concert Suite Conductor: Claudio AbbadoEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicDG/Archiv, 471332 9:57 PM Johann Strauss II — Tales from the Vienna Woods Opus: 325Conductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicDG/Archiv, 439518 9:19 PM Mily Balakirev — Symphony No. 2 Key: […]

May. 19 2015

How to Say Farewell to Aurélie Dupont

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We wrote about Paris étoile Aurélie Dupont in 2012, the last time that the Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris came to the Kennedy Center. Shame on you if you missed it, because the French ballerina, 42, is set to retire from dancing this week, at least at the Garnier, going out on a performance of Kenneth MacMillan’s L’Histoire de Manon, which will be filmed by Cédric Klapish and shown later in movie

May. 19 2015

Playlist: May/19/15

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10:23 PM Sir Edward Elgar — Severn Suite Conductor: Roy NewsomeEnsemble: Black Dyke Mills BandChandos, 4508 9:59 PM Antonio Soler — Sonata No. 98 Key: B-Flat Opus: 8Gilbert Rowland,harpsichordNaxos, 555031 9:28 PM Franz Schubert — Symphony No. 1 Key: DConductor: Riccardo MutiEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraAngel/EMI, 54066 9:17 PM Gioacchino Rossini — The Siege of Corinth: […]

May. 18 2015

Review: Heidi Melton Debuts With a Daunting Recital Program

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Ms. Melton’s first New York recital, at Pace University’s Schimmel Center, included works by Beethoven, Weill and Wagner.

May. 18 2015

Review: Lang Lang at the Metropolitan Museum in the Service of Eastern Art

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Lang Lang, a pianist who is a magnet for crowds also draws attention to the museum’s “China: Through the Looking Glass” exhibition.

May. 18 2015

Review: The Met Orchestra’s Season Concludes Under James Levine’s Soaring Baton

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Two years after making a triumphant return, Mr. Levine led the ensemble in a program of Brahms and Berlioz

May. 18 2015

‘Israel in Egypt’ at National Presbyterian

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Handel, Israel in Egypt, Trinity Wall Street, J. Wachner (Musica Omnia, 2012)Charles T. Downey, Washington Chorus performance was like an ocean liner going up C&O Canal (Washington Post, May 18)
Handel performed his oratorios with relatively small orchestras and choirs. Later audiences heard these works with massive forces playing and singing, an anachronism that the historically informed

May. 18 2015

Playlist: May/18/15

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10:45 PM Frederick Delius — In a Summer Garden Conductor: Andrew DavisEnsemble: BBC Symphony OrchestraTeldec, 90845 10:26 PM Richard Strauss — Burleske Key: dOpus: 11Conductor: Eugene OrmandyEnsemble: The Philadelphia OrchestraRudolf Serkin, pianoCBS/Sony, 47269 10:19 PM Richard Wagner — Die Walkure: Ride of the Valkyries Conductor: Fabio LuisiEnsemble: Zurich Opera House OrchestraPHR, 102 9:49 PM Alfredo […]

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