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Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday, a new “Tosca,” a Philip Glass residency and an operatic “Brokeback Mountain” are among the highlights.
A “Pinocchio” opera, an Amy Beach concerto and Puccini are among the highlights.
À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.
The name of [Chez] Flicoteaux [Restaurant] is engraved on many memories. Few indeed were the students who lived in the Latin Quarter during the last twelve years of the Restoration and did not frequent that temple sacred to hunger and impecuniosity. There a dinner of three courses, with a
Also, the National Symphony welcomes a new music director, Gianandrea Noseda.
Before musicians can play, someone has to make sure they have sheet music to play from.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
He taught students at the Peabody Conservatory and the University of Maryland.
…Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679 – 1745) is a composer waiting to be fallen in love with. All he needs is for the half-way inclined listener (and that’s anyone who loves Bach, really) to get a good ear-full on one or two occasions. This disc of two masses, the Missa Divi Xaverii ZWV 12 and the Litaniae de Sancto Xaverio ZWV 156, offers such a first ear-full that should suffice for Euterpe’s arrows (
Led by Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Sibelius Academy and the Juilliard School performed his “Lemminkainen Suite” and other selections emulating the composer.
The 38-year-old jumps from the Northern Ireland Opera to an institution that has more than two and a half centuries of tradition.