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As part of this event, Jeremy Denk played Brahms’s left-hand arrangement of Bach’s Chaconne in D minor.
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.
Listen to the performance of Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer, recorded at the Bayreuth Festival. [BR-Klassik]
It might merit confessing that I’m not all that hot about Puccini and that I suffer from a general deficiency in appreciating Italian opera. That said, I consider Turandot the best compromise as far as quality and popularity is concerned. Granted, I think that if it weren’t for Nessun dorma and one or two other greatest-hits moments and the ensuing grand popularity, nothing near the throngs of
The series, part of the Mostly Mozart Festival, begins at 10 p.m.
Mr. Chávez (1899-1978), the subject of this summer’s Bard Music Festival, made his mark as a composer, conductor and bureaucrat.
E.Schulhoff, Piano Works: Sonata No.2; Five Pittoresques op.31; Two Pieces; Music for Piano op.35; Esquisses de Jazz,
E.Schulhoff, Sonatas Nos.1 & 3; Improvisations de Jazz; 5 Burlesques op.23; 5 Grotesques op.21; Five Pittoresques op.31; Ironies op.34 et al., M.Babinsky
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With deft tenacity, humor, and grit,
This week included two thoughtful proms conducted by Susanna Mälkki with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and by Mark Elder with the Hallé Orchestra.
F. Cavalli, Vespero delle domeniche, Coro C. Monteverdi di Crema, La Pifarescha, B. Gini
(released on May 26, 2015)
Dynamic CDS7714 | 87’04”
Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676) was one of the important composers of the first wave of Venetian opera. As such we have even had the occasional chance to review his work in live performance. He was also one of the successors of Claudio Monteverdi, his
A selected guide to performances of classical music in the New York area.
Angelin Preljocaj has big successes with his ballet troupe, like a 2012 work for the Biennale de la Danse de Lyon about a poor young man beaten to death for drinking a can of beer in a store (based on a text by Laurent Mauvignier, Ce que j’appelle oubli), and big failures. Raphaël de Gubernatis has a report on his new ballet for the Avignon Festival (Avignon : “Retour à Berratham”, Angelin