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Aug. 22 2016

Ivy Bestsellers – August 22, 2016

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Anne Tyler is back on top of our bestseller list! And thanks to an adult education class, Thomas Hardy takes a few slots himself.

Vinegar Girl, by Anne Tyler

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne

The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy

Anne Tyler climbs to the top of our bestseller list again!

Aug. 22 2016

Suspicious Cheese Lords

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Tanti auguri di buon compleanno to Friends of Ionarts the Suspicious Cheese Lords. The group was founded twenty years ago this July, and on Saturday the Washington-based all-male vocal ensemble celebrated with an anniversary concert in the gorgeous acoustic of the Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes downtown. As I learned when I broke bread with the Lords a few years ago, the group is a way of

Aug. 21 2016

At Mostly Mozart, a Self-Effacing Magnetism

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The poised soprano Joélle Harvey, during an exquisite performance of Mozart’s Mass in C minor and other works, made everyone around her look good.

Aug. 21 2016

Perchance to Stream: Books, Dirty Looks 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.
The Vienna Philharmonic performs Strauss’s Die Liebe der Danae at the Salzburg Festival, with Franz Welser Möst conducting a cast

Aug. 20 2016

Book of the Day: Booked, by Kwame Alexander

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Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today’s Book of the Day is Booked.

Aug. 19 2016

Who Needs Sets or Fancy Costumes for These Mozart Operas?

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Our chief classical music critic on the Mostly Mozart Festival’s concert performances of “Idomeneo” and “Così Fan Tutte.”

Aug. 19 2016

Got a Classic Piece? Here Comes the Sequel.

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Composers are now often asked to respond to an old master’s work with one of their own. Not everyone is happy with the growing practice.

Aug. 19 2016

Does Mozart Defy the Limits of Dance? Mark Morris Begs to Differ.

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Mr. Morris’s “Mozart Dances,” which tackles music many choreographers would rather avoid, returns to the Mostly Mozart Festival.

Aug. 18 2016

Classical Music Listings for Aug. 19-25

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A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.

Aug. 18 2016

Interview with Mystery Writer Stephen Kelly

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Tyler Mendelsohn interviews Stephen Kelly, who will read at The Ivy on August 24 at 7PM:

Read our interview with local author and mystery novelist Stephen Kelly!

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