Archive for the ‘RSS Feeds’ Category

Jul. 19 2014

After a Run of 19 Years, Passing the Baton

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David Zinman, the American music director of the orchestra in Zurich, is leaving the post after 19 years.

Jul. 18 2014

David Pogue makes opera debut at Wolf Trap with Google Glass in ‘Carmen’

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Tech writer David Pogue is going onstage with Google Glass to give the opera audience a new perspective.

Jul. 18 2014

Military bands offer musicians great jobs, similar challenges to orchestras

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Washington’s military bands offer functional music but have the same challenges as civilian counterparts.

Jul. 18 2014

On Bands: A Postscript

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Jul. 18 2014

Recitals That Linger, a Festival That May Not

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The pianists Alexander Schimpf and Alon Goldstein performed Wednesday, part of an annual Mannes College event whose future is uncertain.

Jul. 15 2014

Lorin Maazel in North Korea

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Donald P. Gregg, a former United States ambassador to South Korea, recall the conductor’s visit to North Korea.

Jul. 14 2014

Mrs. Terrible, Before She Met Her Czar Ivan

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The Bolshoi Opera’s concert version of “The Tsar’s Bride” at the Lincoln Center Festival shows this venerable company in its home repertory.

Jul. 14 2014

An Incoming Conductor Brings a Sunny Outlook

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The Latvian maestro Andris Nelsons made his first Tanglewood appearances since being named to succeed James Levine as the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s music director.

Jul. 14 2014

An Original Tough Career Woman

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The soprano Angela Meade dispatched the dizzying difficulties of Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia” with aplomb at the Caramoor Festival.

Jul. 13 2014

Lorin Maazel, child prodigy turned brilliant conductor and festival founder: 1930-2014

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The conductor who was a child prodigy went on to a brilliant career and founded a notable N. Va. festival.

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