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Aug. 26 2015

Weekend Courses Encourage Female Conductors

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That conducting is cool, as well as a potential career for women, is the idea behind “Women Conductors @ Morley,” a program of weekend courses sponsored by Morley College in London.

Aug. 26 2015

À mon chevet: ‘Sindbad’

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À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.

I embarked with a group of prominent merchants, and we became friends, as we sailed with a fair wind in peace and good health until we passed by a city called the City of China, and while we were in the utmost joy and happiness, talking among ourselves about travel and commerce, a violent

Aug. 26 2015

À mon chevet: ‘Sindbad’

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À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.

I embarked with a group of prominent merchants, and we became friends, as we sailed with a fair wind in peace and good health until we passed by a city called the City of China, and while we were in the utmost joy and happiness, talking among ourselves about travel and commerce, a violent

Aug. 26 2015

Playlist: Aug/26/15

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7:22 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 2 Key: DOpus: 36Conductor: Wolfgang SawallischEnsemble: Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraAngel/EMI, 54502 7:02 PM Engelbert Humperdink — Sleeping Beauty Tone Pictures Conductor: Martin Fischer-DieskauEnsemble: Slovak Radio SO, BratislavaM Polo/HK, 223369 6:46 PM Charles Avison — Concerto Grosso No.6 Key: DConductor: Roy GoodmanEnsemble: Brandenburg ConsortHyperion, 66891 6:30 PM Robert Schumann […]

Aug. 25 2015

Luc Besson May Film in Hungary

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French director Luc Besson may not shoot his next film in France. Because of tax laws that impose penalties on English-language films, he may shoot his upcoming feature, Valérian, in Hungary instead. So reports an article (Luc Besson pourrait ne pas tourner son prochain film en France, August 25) in Le Monde (my translation):
“I do not know if I will be able to shoot in France. It’s all about

Aug. 25 2015

Playlist: Aug/25/15

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9:34 PM Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 6 Key: aConductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicCBS/Sony, 47581 8:59 PM Igor Stravinsky — Petrushka Conductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicCBS/Sony, 47629 8:32 PM Randall Thompson — Symphony No. 2 Key: eConductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicCBS/Sony, 60594 8:11 PM Leonard Bernstein — West Side Story: Symphonic Dances […]

Aug. 24 2015

Briefly Noted: Campra’s ‘Tancrède’

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Campra, Tancrède, B. Arnould, I. Druet, Les Temps Présents, Les Chantres du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, O. Schneebeli
(released on July 31, 2015)
Alpha 958 | 166’52”
When I was researching my doctoral dissertation, most of the sources in question were not published in modern editions, let alone recorded. One of the exceptions was Jean-Claude Malgoire’s recording of Tancrède, an

Aug. 24 2015

Playlist: Aug/24/15

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10:22 PM Leos Janacek — Idyll for String Orchestra Conductor: Gregory RoseEnsemble: London Jupiter OrchestraChandos, 9195 9:35 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Piano Sonata No. 29 Key: B-Flat Opus: 106Garrick Ohlsson, pianoBridge, 9262 8:58 PM Aaron Copland — Appalachian Spring Conductor: Michael Tilson ThomasEnsemble: San Francisco SymphonyRCA/BMG, 63511 8:37 PM Samuel Barber — Souvenirs Ballet […]

Aug. 23 2015

Review: Haydn’s ‘Creation’: The Birth of All, With High Hopes at Mostly Mozart

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Haydn’s “The Creation,” performed partly by the Concert Chorale of New York and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, closed the Mostly Mozart festival.

Aug. 23 2015

Glimmerglass season shines with vibrant vocal performances

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Stage direction is the most controversial element of today’s opera world. And stage direction divided opinions about the just-concluded 40th season of the Glimmerglass Festival — fittingly, since the festival is run by a stage director, Francesca Zambello. Read full article >>

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