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Dec. 07 2014

Serendipity and Loss, Gracefully Merged

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The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, joined by the violinist Jennifer Koh, presented the New York premiere of Anna Clyne’s “Rest These Hands” at Carnegie Hall.

Dec. 07 2014

Violin World Yowls at Challenge to Fabled Teacher

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Charges by a violinist with a rival teaching method that Shinichi Suzuki fabricated parts of his biography have jolted the music-lesson world.

Dec. 07 2014

With an Expressive Flip, a Conservative Lineup Flares to Life

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Philadelphia Orchestra’s charismatic music director, offered a topsy-turvy program incorporating a Brahms symphony, a Haydn concerto and a Strauss suite.

Dec. 06 2014

Recapturing the Radical on the Podium

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A vast new CD set of music conducted by Pierre Boulez is rare for its scrupulous attention to both classical and contemporary, and highlights just how radical his New York Philharmonic tenure was.

Dec. 05 2014

With Stylish Moves, a Youthful Maestro Makes a New York Debut

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Filling in for Christoph von Dohnanyi, Krzysztof Urbanski, the music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra made a sturdy debut conducting the Philharmonic.

Dec. 05 2014

The Decline of Orchestras

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Dan Coleman, a composer, writes that “it is a symptom of static productivity in the performing arts.”

Dec. 04 2014

A Prelude to Encores

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The show really began when the program was over, and the violinist Itzhak Perlman began to flip through encore options.

Dec. 01 2014

Overcoming Injury, a Violinist Returns

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The violinist Kyung Wha Chung, sidelined by injury for almost a decade, returns to the London concert stage on Tuesday.

Nov. 30 2014

Crossovers Add Flavor to Classics

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On Monday, the string quartet Brooklyn Rider is performing selections from its new album, “Almanac,” featuring pieces commissioned from the worlds of folk, indie rock and jazz.

Nov. 28 2014

His Nightmares Starred Communists, Not Nazis

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The centenary of the Polish-born composer Andrzej Panufnik will be celebrated at Kings Place in London on Sunday by Panufnik’s family and other artists and performers.

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