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Aug. 24 2016

Review: New Music Inspired by Christ’s Agony and Dating Apps

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Our critic on the home stretch of the International Contemporary Ensemble’s project to perform 50 premieres at the Mostly Mozart Festival.

Aug. 24 2016

What’s Lost When Pops Orchestras Tap Pop Culture

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Under pressure to connect with new audiences, orchestras are employing new tactics, such as forgoing Tchaikovsky for hits by Beyoncé. But at what price?

Aug. 24 2016

Bartok, by Heart, From the Chiara String Quartet

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Chiara will present the composer’s complete string quartets at National Sawdust, from memory.

Aug. 24 2016

Forbes Classical CD of the Week

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…Kodály’s two quartets are exactly contemporaries of Bartók’s first two attempts in the genre. Had he kept writing such inspired and especially idiomatic quartets, we would speak of him in one breath with Shostakovich and Bartók (and perhaps Villa-Lobos) as a seminal composer of string quartets.…
-> Classical CD of the Week: Bartók & Kodály, Toothsome Hungarian Twosome

B.Bartók, Z.Kodály,

Aug. 23 2016

Performance Guide for Autumn

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Where to go, and what to see and hear, around the world during the autumn season.

Aug. 23 2016

‘Wild Child’ of Violin on a Meteoric Rise

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Patricia Kopatchinskaja of Moldova is rarely at her home in Bern, Switzerland, as she captures audiences worldwide.

Aug. 23 2016

Olga Neuwirth Maintains Eclectic Path in Her Music

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The Austrian composer puts her imprint on new works via an unusual mix of sounds.

Aug. 23 2016

A Concert Tour to Celebrate Europe’s Future

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The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will visit each country in the European Union to play with the youth orchestra of each nation.

Aug. 23 2016

Bringing Classical Music to the Club Scene

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As orchestras and symphonies struggle to attract younger audiences, classical musicians are taking their music to clubs, pubs, galleries and garages.

Aug. 22 2016

Ivy Bestsellers – August 22, 2016

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Anne Tyler is back on top of our bestseller list! And thanks to an adult education class, Thomas Hardy takes a few slots himself.

Vinegar Girl, by Anne Tyler

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne

The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy

Anne Tyler climbs to the top of our bestseller list again!

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