Archive for the ‘RSS Feeds’ Category

Aug. 23 2017

In Warsaw, With Chopin as Muse

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Through the great Polish composer, finding a deeper understanding and appreciation of a city that is an oft-overlooked gold mine for budget travelers.

Aug. 22 2017

Anna Netrebko Storms Salzburg, Classical Music’s Summit

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Watching divas, impresarios, maestros and virtuosos navigate music’s grandest summer festival shows how the classical landscape has changed.

Aug. 21 2017

Venezuela Cancels Gustavo Dudamel Tour After His Criticisms

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Stung by Mr. Dudamel’s recent statements, the Venezuelan government called off his concerts next month with the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.

Aug. 20 2017

Encouraging Signs of Freshness at the Mostly Mozart Festival

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Innovations that have enlivened offshoot programs at the Mostly Mozart festival in recent years infused some of the festival orchestra’s concerts.

Aug. 18 2017

Bleak, Gentle and Sweet: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube

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A work by the Arkansas-born composer Florence Price, and a performance by Vikingur Olafsson were among the highlights.

Aug. 18 2017

A Pianist With Modern Flair Takes Over the Salzburg Festival

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Markus Hinterhäuser trades his piano bench for an impresario’s chair at one of classical music’s grandest, and most important, festivals.

Aug. 18 2017

America’s Quintessential Maverick Composer, at 100

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Lou Harrison, who died in 2003, is celebrated for his iconoclasm. But, our critic writes, he should also be recognized as a modern musical master.

Aug. 17 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

Aug. 16 2017

A Weekend Can Span Centuries at Tanglewood

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Our critic’s visit to the Boston Symphony’s home in the Berkshires began with Purcell’s 17th-century “Fairy Queen” and ended with a work from 2015.

Aug. 16 2017

À mon chevet: ‘Les deux poètes’

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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.

By the beginning of September, Lucien had ceased to be a printer’s foreman; he was M. de Rubempré, housed sumptuously in comparison with his late quarters in the tumbledown attic with the dormer-window, where “young Chardon” had lived in L’Houmeau; he was not even a “man of L’Houmeau”; he

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