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May. 22 2015

Victor Salvi, Who Played Harps and Made Them Too, Dies at 95

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Mr. Salvi, a former New York Philharmonic member, founded a company that became the world’s foremost harp producer.

May. 22 2015

Victor Salvi, Who Played Harps and Made Them Too, Dies at 95

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Mr. Salvi, a former New York Philharmonic member, founded a company that became the world’s foremost harp producer.

May. 22 2015

Briefly Noted: Veracini’s Sonate Accademiche

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F. M. Veracini, Complete Sonate Accademiche, Trio Settecento
(released on May 12, 2015)
Cedille CDR 90000 155 | 186’48″The versatile American violinist Rachel Barton Pine leads an early music ensemble, Trio Settecento, heard at Dumbarton Oaks in 2011. The latest in the group’s series of recordings of mostly 18th-century music for the Cedille label is a complete three-CD set of the Sonate

May. 22 2015

Review: Children’s Orchestra Society Discovery Concert Features Two Soloists

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A 12-year-old pianist (who also plays violin) and a double bassist who is in high school performed solos at the 21st Discovery Concert on Wednesday.

May. 21 2015

Classical & Opera Listings for May 22-28

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

May. 21 2015

Review: Music & More Series Explores Artistic Marriages

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City Hall Restaurant hosted a concert that is part of a new chamber-music series, Music & More, featuring female pianists who are married to composers.

May. 21 2015

Classical & Opera Listings for May 22-28

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

May. 21 2015

À mon chevet: ‘At Last’

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À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.

Patrick drifted towards Nicholas and Annette, curious to see the outcome of his matchmaking. “Stand by the graveside or the furnace,’ he heard Nicholas instructing Annette, ‘and repeat these words, “Goodbye, old thing. One of us was bound to die first and I’m delighted it was you!” That’s

May. 20 2015

Review: International Contemporary Ensemble and Others Play in Brooklyn

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The element connecting two concerts at Roulette and Jack — besides uniformly dazzling playing — was the ensemble.

May. 20 2015

Ernest Chausson’s ‘Le Roi Arthus’

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Ernest Chausson (1855-1899) wrote only one opera, Le Roi Arthus, which received a rare performance as one of the centerpieces of the Opéra de Paris’s season. The promise of the company’s publicity photo, showing the ruins of the medieval Abbey of Glastonbury, where King Arthur is supposedly buried, shrouded in fog, was not borne out in the staging by Graham Vick. Marie-Aude Roux called it a “

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