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May. 26 2015

The Vienna Symphony Orchestra’s Little New Year’s Concert

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F.Schubert, Orchestrated Songs,
C.Abbado / COE / A.S.von Otter, T.Quasthoff
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F.Schubert, Orchestrated Songs,
W.A.Albert / NDR RP Hannover/ C.Nylund, K.Mertens
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So long as the Vienna Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert takes place in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein, it should be possible (if not easy) to sell the place well (if not out). There’s some amount of glitz,

May. 25 2015

Dip Your Ears, No. 194 (Spohr Nonet & Sextet)

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L.Spohr, String Sextet, Nonet,
camerata freden
Tacet

L.Spohr, String Sextet, Nonet,
camerata freden
Tacet DVD-Audio

SPOHR String Sextet in C, op.140. Nonet in F, op.31 ● Camerata Freden ● TACET 172 (58:22)
Louis Spohr has always had a place in “The Art of the Clarinet” type of compilations and as a pleasant chamber music filler coupled with Brahms, Beethoven, or Schubert. Marco Polo

May. 25 2015

Heidi Melton Returns with Strauss

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Schoenberg, Gurrelieder, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, M. Stenz (Hyperion, 2015)Markus Stenz, the former Kapellmeister of the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, whom we have reviewed in Europe up to this point, will be Principal Guest Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra beginning next season. His tenure got a jump start with this week’s concerts, on a German Romantic theme, heard on Saturday night

May. 24 2015

Perchance to Stream: Memorial Day Edition

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Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. After clicking to an audio or video stream, you may need to press the “Play” button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.
Listen to the world premiere of the first symphony of Bruno Mantovani, plus music by Stravinsky and Berio, performed by the

May. 23 2015

Handel and Haydn Society Celebrates 200 Years

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The Boston oratorio group’s performances began with an 1815 partial rendition of “The Creation” and included the American premiere of Verdi’s Requiem in 1878.

May. 23 2015

Manfred Honeck to Conduct New York Philharmonic

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The violinist Augustin Hadelich will perform Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 “Turkish” in the concert.

May. 23 2015

Koh and Jokubaviciute

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Composer Kaija Saariaho
Violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute (listen to her recital at the Freer Gallery of Art in 2004, and read Jens’s review) may have played together before. The first time we heard them as a duo, in a concert last night at the Library of Congress, made it clear that, if they are not already, they should become regular collaborators. The revelation was made

May. 22 2015

Review: Children’s Orchestra Society Discovery Concert Features Two Soloists

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A 12-year-old pianist (who also plays violin) and a double bassist who is in high school performed solos at the 21st Discovery Concert on Wednesday.

May. 22 2015

Review: In ‘American Immersion: Clemens Gadenstätter,’ Sonic Mortification

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The first in a series of concerts devoted to the Austrian composer included a piece that evoked the excruciating pain of a flaying.

May. 22 2015

Review: Susanna Malkki Makes an Immediate Impression

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The Finnish conductor’s debut at Avery Fisher Hall raises the question: How has it taken so long for the Philharmonic to invite her as a guest?

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