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Charles T. Downey, CD reviews: Two rediscoveries of Brahms and Couperin
Washington Post, October 21
F. Couperin, Ariane consolée par Bacchus (inter alia), S. Degout, Les Talens Lyriques, C. Rousset
(released on November 11, 2016)
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The musicologist, harpsichordist and conductor Christophe Rousset has published a new book on the composer François Couperin (Actes Sud/
The Danish String Quartet also vacuums, turns the lights out at the end of the night, and is pretty good at music, too.
At 83, Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets her first official operatic role.
A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.
Donizetti & Bellini: Allegro io son, L. Brownlee, Kaunas City Symphony, Kaunas State Choir, C. Orbelian (2016)
The Kennedy Center is skewing toward more popular forms of entertainment. It has turned out to be the hallmark of the tenure of the organization’s new president, Deborah Rutter. In a formula familiar from many concert presenters, Renée Fleming has been called in to offer some star
The Ronnie and Lawrence Ackman Classical Piano Prize comes with $30,000 and opportunities to perform with the orchestra.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center opened its season with a Mendelssohn-themed sketch of the performances to come.
Jed Bernstein, who was president of Lincoln Center till the spring, is now an adviser at National Sawdust, the new-music space in Williamsburg.
The fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout plays Zankel Hall, while Frank Huang solos on violin at David Geffen Hall.
Beethoven, An die ferne Geliebte, M. Padmore, K. Bezuidenhout (2015)Charles T. Downey, Mark Padmore displays sublime artistry at Library of Congress
Washington Classical Review, October 18
Charles T. Downey, Mark Padmore and Jonathan Biss give intoxicating performance (Washington Post, October 13, 2014)
—, Briefly Noted: Padmore’s HIP ‘Dichterliebe’ (Ionarts, August 9, 2012)