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Jun. 20 2016

Playlist: Jun/20/16

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Play Report PLAY DATE: Mon, 06/20/2016 5:00 AM 79 Hector Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Op 14 Omega 104 COND Vladimir Golschmann ORCH Vienna State Opera Orchestra 47:00 C 1 1-5 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5:47 AM 32570 Felix Mendelssohn Caprice No.3 in b-Flat Op 33 Naxos 8550939 SOLO Benjamin Frith,piano 8:32 C 1 15-15 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:00 AM 2540 Franz […]

Jun. 19 2016

Review: Yefim Bronfman Plays Prokofiev’s Overlooked Piano Sonatas

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The pianist alternated the fifth and ninth piano sonatas with Prokofiev’s popular two violin sonatas on Saturday at Zankel Hall.

Jun. 19 2016

A Grand Rendition of Beethoven. It Takes Up a Million Square Feet, In Fact.

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An artist cut an image of the composer into the grass of a field in upstate New York, and musicians are going to use the field as a stage to perform several of his works.

Jun. 19 2016

Perchance to Stream: Crooked Lake Edition

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Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. After clicking to an audio or video stream, you may need to press the “Play” button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.
Christian Thielemann leads the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden in Beethoven’s third piano concerto, with Yefim Bronfman as

Jun. 19 2016

Playlist: Jun/19/16

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8:47 PM Antonio Vivaldi — Concerto for 2 violins, str,bc Key: B-Flat Conductor: Thomas FuriEnsemble: Bern CamerataKaren Turpie, violinPatrick Genet, ViolinDG/Archiv, 415487 8:09 PM Johannes Brahms — Symphony No. 3 Key: FOpus: 90Conductor: James LevineEnsemble: Chicago Symphony OrchestraRCA/BMG, 61849 7:51 PM Franz Liszt — Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Key: c-Sharp Thomas Labe, pianoDorian, 90251 7:31 […]

Jun. 18 2016

Book of the Day: There Is a Tribe of Kids, by Lane Smith

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Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today’s Book of the Day is Lane Smith’s There Is a Tribe of Kids.

Jun. 18 2016

CD Review: Gergiev’s Scriabin

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Scriabin, Symphonies 1/2, E. Sergeeva, A. Timchenko, London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, V. Gergiev
(released on May 13, 2016)
LSO Live 0770 | 91’09”

[Vol. 1]
Charles T. Downey, CD Reviews: Scriabin, Symphonies 1 and 2, cond. Valery Gergiev (Washington Post, June 18)
Scriabin’s symphonies don’t get much play time these days. A 2014 performance of the fourth symphony (“Le Poème de l’extase”

Jun. 18 2016

Playlist: Jun/18/16

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8:50 PM Charles Gounod — Faust: Soldier’s Chorus from Act 4 Conductor: Richard BonyngeEnsemble: London Symphony OrchestraAmbrosian Opera ChorusLondon, 466075 8:26 PM Sir Edward Elgar — Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands Conductor: Christopher RobinsonEnsemble: Cambridge University Ch. ChoirIain Farrington, pianoNaxos, 570541 8:05 PM Carl Nielsen — Hymnus amoris (Cantata) Conductor: Ulf SchirmerEnsemble: Danish National Radio […]

Jun. 17 2016

Review: The New York Philharmonic Pays Tribute to Orlando

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Some 50,000 people were in Central Park on Wednesday for a concert dedicated to the memory of the victims of the shooting. The orchestra also played there on Thursday.

Jun. 17 2016

Leading the Orchestra, an Outsider Invited In

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The booking of Kazem Abdullah as a conductor of the Westchester Philharmonic is a promising sign for a less homogenous classical music world.

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