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Feb. 15 2017

The Vienna Philharmonic Remembers Schubert

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The orchestra, led by Franz Welser-Möst, opens a three-part series at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 24

Feb. 14 2017

A Survey of Sibelius Symphony Cycles

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Discographies on ionarts: Bach Organ Cycles | Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycles I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX | Bruckner Symphony Cycles | Dvořák Symphony Cycles | Shostakovich Symphony Cycles | Sibelius Symphony Cycles

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Feb. 10 2017

How to survive the next four years on social media? Opera can help.

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An art form about heightened emotion offers practical tips for making yourself heard.

Feb. 09 2017

Elbphilharmonie: Opening Concert as a Spotify Playlist

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Here’s a @Spotify playlist replicating the @elbphilharmonie’s opening concert “Time Becomes Space”, excluding Rihm. https://t.co/TFjYXsEN75 pic.twitter.com/7qY6JZ5lgt— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) January 16, 2017

Feb. 09 2017

Latest on Forbes: Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie Opens. A Soundcheck of the Great Hall and the Wolfgang Rihm World Premiere reviewed.

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Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, Great Hall at intermission of the opening concert
Photo courtesy Elbphilharmonie, © Michael Zapf

Review: Hamburg Elbphilharmonie Opening And First Impressions Of The Great Hall
This review over on Forbes focuses on the music and performance of the Elbphilharmonie’s opening concert, as well as on the acoustic properties of the impressive new hall.

…It was an exciting,

Feb. 08 2017

Henry-Louis de La Grange, Mahler Authority, Is Dead at 92

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A Parisian educated in France and the United States, Professor de La Grange was inspired to pursue his life’s work after a Carnegie Hall concert in 1945.

Feb. 08 2017

An Orchestra Triumphs Over Trump’s Travel Ban

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The Budapest Festival Orchestra has continued its American tour, intact, after finding one of its musicians temporarily barred from the United States.

Feb. 08 2017

Beethoven’s Insane Beauty, According to a Star Pianist

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Igor Levit, who makes his Carnegie Hall debut this week, shares a favorite page from Beethoven’s “Diabelli” Variations.

Feb. 08 2017

Classical Works From the Winter of Life, at Carnegie Hall

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The pianist Jonathan Biss explores music written late in life by a range of composers.

Feb. 08 2017

New York Philharmonic Announces New Season as It Faces Upheaval

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The orchestra is dealing with unexpected tumult in its management at a time when it is working toward rebuilding its Lincoln Center home.

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