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Sep. 13 2014

A Visceral Fusion of Film and Music

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For the second year, the New York Philharmonic eases back into a new season with “The Art of the Score: Film Week at the Philharmonic.”

Sep. 13 2014

Andris Nelsons Gets Ready to Lead the Boston Symphony

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On Sept. 27, Mr. Nelsons will make his first appearance in Boston as the orchestra’s music director, taking his place in a youth movement that has swept across American podiums.

Sep. 11 2014

Who Said ‘Massive’ and ‘Foreboding’ Can’t Be Enjoyable?

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The organist Paul Jacobs told a Juilliard audience that he holds the “difficult” composer Max Reger “near and dear to my heart.”

Sep. 08 2014

Striving for a Delicate Balance, Even in Times of Change

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The Cassatt String Quartet’s performance at Bargemusic on Sunday was a program of works by Dvorak, Beethoven and Franck.

Sep. 08 2014

Philharmonic to Raise Funds for 2019 Renovation

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The target date for Avery Fisher Hall’s renovation is now 2019, and the New York Philharmonic is planning a campaign to raise its share of the costs and double its endowment.

Sep. 07 2014

Peter Sculthorpe, Composer Steeped in Australia’s Sounds, Dies at 85

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Mr. Sculthorpe, named a National Living Treasure in 1987, wrote music influenced by Australia’s landscapes and employing indigenous instruments like the didgeridoo.

Sep. 07 2014

Peter Sculthorpe, Composer Steeped in Australia’s Sounds, Dies at 85

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Mr. Sculthorpe, named a National Living Treasure in 1987, wrote music influenced by Australia’s landscapes and employing indigenous instruments like the didgeridoo.

Sep. 06 2014

Diva’s Vocal Itinerary Makes Stop in Venice

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Joyce DiDonato will be featured in Carnegie Hall’s Perspectives series this season, programming her own repertory and highlighting new discoveries.

Sep. 06 2014

A Conductor Promotes Risk-Taking in Music Programs

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Toshiyuki Shimada seeks to redefine the boundaries of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra and the Yale Symphony Orchestra.

Sep. 06 2014

Glass and Reich Share a Stage

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Artists frequently dislike the labels assigned to their work: Philip Glass prefers “music with repetitive structures” to “minimalism,” for example.

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