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Aug. 16 2014

Educators in Their Virtuoso Years

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Doremi issues a three-CD set of live Leonard Shure performances, while Albany Records has a six-disc collection of Howard Karp in concert.

Aug. 16 2014

A Smorgasbord of Rarefied Sounds

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A virtuoso percussionist and consummate showman, Steven Schick leads a solo recital on Wednesday at the Clark Studio Theater at Lincoln Center.

Aug. 16 2014

At Salzburg Festival, Mixed Results for New Productions

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Star singers Anna Netrebko and Plácido Domingo failed to lift Verdi’s “Il Trovatore,” but a staging of Schubert’s “Fierrabras” soared.

Aug. 15 2014

A Contemporary Riddle for Champions of the Harp

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In his New York debut, the harpist Xavier de Maistre played Smetana, Fauré, Liszt and others on Thursday as part of the Mostly Mozart Festival.

Aug. 14 2014

They Heard America Playing

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Celebrating the work of Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson and the other composers in what Thomson called the Commando Squad.

Aug. 14 2014

Enlivening Beethoven With a Spritely Pace

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Gianandrea Noseda conducts a lively account of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Mostly Mozart Festival.

Aug. 12 2014

A Sour Note on a Day for Schubert

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There were lengthy concerts, engaging lectures and unexpected fireworks onstage on the first weekend of the Bard Music Festival.

Aug. 11 2014

Making Artlessness an Art at the Podium

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Mr. Vanska led the orchestra in a program of Beethoven, Shostakovich and Prokofiev, with solos from the trumpeter Philip Cobb and the pianist Yuja Wang.

Aug. 10 2014

Wolf Trap Opera presents engaging French duo: Sailors and breasts

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The applause was warmly enthusiastic, and one could have even imagined overtones of relief.

Aug. 10 2014

Bringing the Harp to Center Stage

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Xavier de Maistre has expanded the repertory for harp with commissions and his own arrangements.

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