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Many thanks to Robert R. Reilly for this review from the Kennedy Center.
Martinů, Symphonies, BBC Symphony Orchestra, J. Bělohlávek (Onyx, 2011)
I came for the Bohuslav Martinů, heard it, and was conquered. I apologize for the campy gloss on Julius Caesar’s famous “Veni, vidi, vici,” but I needed to say something special about what turns out to be the National Symphony Orchestra’s debut of
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Works by Francis Poulenc and Viktor Ullmann are both lunatic satirical responses to the carnage of World War II.
Mr. Lipkin was often described as a Beethoven specialist, but his pianistic compass ranged from the Baroque era to the present day.
Sogno barocco, A. S. von Otter, S. Piau, S. Sundberg, Ensemble Cappella Mediterranea, L. García Alarcón
(released on August 28, 2012)
Naïve V 5286 | 71′
As noted yesterday, Anne Sofie von Otter is a versatile singer; but maybe not able to do everything. Her recital at the Library of Congress on Tuesday night, in a packed Coolidge Auditorium, had some high points, but it raised eyebrows, too,
Review: Contact! Presents ‘Young Americans,’ a New York Philharmonic Showcase for Emerging Composers
Works performed at National Sawdust in Brooklyn explored various uses of timbre.
Anne Sofie von Otter has reached a career level at which she gets to do whatever the heck she wants. Historically, some classical singers — von Otter is a mezzo-soprano — have used this as an excuse to behave badly or indulge in sartorial excesses, but von Otter is using her power as wisely as she has pursued everything else in her career.Read full article >>
#morninglistening to @PerlmanOfficial on @WarnerClassics in #Bartok and #Shostakovich
#cl… http://t.co/kYQ9P0ko18 pic.twitter.com/YTrb1dALza— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) October 5, 2015
Moszkowski, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Bartók , Violin Duos
I.Perlman / P.Zuckerman
Ms. Zhang, who was once an associate conductor at the New York Philharmonic, is returning to the region.
The period-instrument ensemble juxtaposed Haydn’s Symphony No. 6 (“Morning”) and Telemann’s “The Times of Day” at Alice Tully Hall.