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Aug. 24 2014

Frans Brüggen, Pioneer in Early Music, Dies at 79

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Mr. Brüggen, who began his career as a recorder soloist, was a founder of the Orchestra of the 18th Century.

Aug. 24 2014

Courting Young Ears Abroad

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Lectures, free late-night club dates and pillows for families were part of the Lucerne Festival’s strategy to court a broader spectrum of listeners.

Aug. 23 2014

At Home With Renée and Plácido

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A summer of trying classical music streaming services meant wonderful music despite some technological complexity.

Aug. 22 2014

Turin Opera’s Music Director Threatens to Leave

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Gianandrea Noseda, Teatro Regio’s music director, says he will not renew his contract unless the general manager, Walter Vergnano, is replaced.

Aug. 21 2014

A Clarinet Virtuoso on a Quest for New Experiences

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At 43, the Swedish clarinetist Martin Frost has developed an urge to move beyond the traditional concert format.

Aug. 21 2014

One Expressive Evening

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The Mostly Mozart Festival featured the violinist Joshua Bell on Wednesday evening.

Aug. 20 2014

An Ethereal Performance, Flickering and Calm

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The International Contemporary Ensemble presented an hourlong concert of haunting music by Anna Thorvaldsdottir, beautifully tailored to the Park Avenue Armory.

Aug. 20 2014

Arabs and Israelis Find Common Ground Under a Baton

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At Lucerne, Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra delivers on its promise of bringing together two cultures and making superb music.

Aug. 19 2014

Her Hands Lead, Her Voice Follows

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The soprano Barbara Hannigan, now performing at the Lucerne Festival, has developed a specialty of singing as she conducts, often enrapturing audiences.

Aug. 18 2014

In Met Opera Deal, Both Sides Give

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The tentative deal between the Metropolitan Opera and two of its unions includes significant concessions from management and workers.

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