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Jan. 22 2015

Lovingly Layered With Slivers of Thrill

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With its unusual seating plan and variety of tempos, the Budapest Festival Orchestra added excitement to Mozart and Brahms standards at Avery Fisher Hall.

Jan. 22 2015

Beyond Beethoven and Mozart, Twists in the Classical Canon

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A short analysis of the statistics from the classical music listings site Bachtrack.com offer a glimpse into the changing dynamics of classical music.

Jan. 21 2015

Celebrating the Art of Song

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Marilyn Horne presided over “The Song Continues,” a celebration of the art of song, at Zankel Hall on Saturday.

Jan. 21 2015

Philharmonic Announces 2015-16 Concerts and Residencies

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Esa-Pekka Salonen will embark on three years as composer in residence, and series will be devoted to Rachmaninoff, Messiaen and new music.

Jan. 20 2015

Mixing Shades of Gray Into a Chirpy Comedy and a Mother’s Anguish

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Morningside Opera’s “Pergolesi Power Games,” at the Alchemical Theater Laboratory, seeks to upend Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and “La Serva Padrona.”

Jan. 19 2015

In Paris, a New Music Hub Hums

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The Philharmonie de Paris, a new concert hall, is part of a complex officials hope will lure patrons away from their usual cultural haunts.

Jan. 19 2015

A Symphony and a Final Statement

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The Los Angeles Philharmonic paid homage to Henryk Gorecki in a performance of his Fourth Symphony.

Jan. 19 2015

Showcasing a Brother, and Giving a Sister Her Due

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The Budapest Festival Orchestra played works by Felix Mendelssohn and his sister Fanny.

Jan. 19 2015

For Musicians, a TV Series Underscores Diminishing Role

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In a scene in “Mozart in the Jungle,” musicians are portrayed in a studio recording an over-the-top score for a low-budget film, a scene that verges on anachronistic.

Jan. 19 2015

If Mahler Were Writing Now

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The Argento Chamber Ensemble presented the second concert in its “Mahler as New York Contemporary” series at the Park Avenue Armory.

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