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Ms. Clyne is the subject of the Miller Theater’s final Composers Portrait of the season on Thursday.
The ensemble performed a diverse repertory that included Schoenberg’s String Quartet No. 2 at Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia.
Mr. Savall, the Catalan viola da gamba virtuoso, participated in Carnegie Hall’s Before Bach festival.
Sergei Rachmaninoff is a composer whose instrumental music often seems wandering and overlong to me. Not unlike his compatriot Tchaikovsky, whose ballets and operas suit me much more than his symphonies and concertos, Rachmaninoff seemed to benefit from the restraint of a text or story. This is likely why Kolokola, a choral symphony based on Edgar Allan Poe’s evocative poem The Bells, is so
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Martin Kasík had his Washington debut in 2000, garnering a fine review for his Young Concert Artists-sponsored recital at the Kennedy Center, the same year he also played at 92nd Street Y in New York. The Czech pianist came back for a recital at the Strathmore Mansion in 2006, which I am sorry to have missed, based on the beauty of his playing on Wednesday
The heart of chamber music of Vienna beats in the Mozart-Saal. But the offerings at the Brahms-Saal of the venerable, more famous Musikverein can be tempting, too… and if and when the Takács Quartet calls whence, the resident-ionarts unit will drop whatever he is doing and head over to hear one of our longest standing favorites. Even in an utterly conservative program such as they presented at
A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.
Mr. Ashley’s 90-minute autobiographical opera will have a four-day run in Brooklyn.
J.Haydn, Complete Piano Trios,
Beaux Arts Trio
The Trio Wanderer is one of the ARD International Music Competition Prize Winner alumni that make that competition’s name in the chamber music field quite so prestigious. Their recordings (Best of 2009 here, Best of 2012 here, Messiaen) are of library-building quality, rivaled only by the Beaux Arts Trio and the Florestan
This young ensemble continued its tour of Beethoven string quartets with a performance featuring two quartets in F major.