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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.
Under pressure to connect with new audiences, orchestras are employing new tactics, such as forgoing Tchaikovsky for hits by Beyoncé. But at what price?
Chiara will present the composer’s complete string quartets at National Sawdust, from memory.
…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
Where to go, and what to see and hear, around the world during the autumn season.
Patricia Kopatchinskaja of Moldova is rarely at her home in Bern, Switzerland, as she captures audiences worldwide.
The Austrian composer puts her imprint on new works via an unusual mix of sounds.
The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will visit each country in the European Union to play with the youth orchestra of each nation.
As orchestras and symphonies struggle to attract younger audiences, classical musicians are taking their music to clubs, pubs, galleries and garages.
Anne Tyler is back on top of our bestseller list! And thanks to an adult education class, Thomas Hardy takes a few slots himself.
Anne Tyler climbs to the top of our bestseller list again!