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Apr. 27 2016

Review: At 20, In Mo Yang Makes His New York Recital Debut

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Thanks to a long-term violin loan, Mr. Yang played Beethoven, Biber, Schumann and Hertzberg on a Stradivarius at Weill Recital Hall.

Apr. 27 2016

Review: New York Festival of Song Highlights Pieces by Latin American Women

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The high point of this program, “Compositora,” was Odaline de la Martinez’s “Canciones de Lorca,” sung by María Valdés and Efraín Solís.

Apr. 27 2016

#morninglistening: The Greatest Pre-Mozart Opera

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#morninglistening to the greatest pre-Mozart opera: #Gluck’s Orfeo on @dgclassics w/@Equil… https://t.co/6Whh5m4iOz pic.twitter.com/m2IpFRDyGz— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) November 11, 2015
The highlights-disc, basically a shortened hybrid taken from both versions, is real treat!

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Apr. 26 2016

Review: Argento Chamber Ensemble Pays Homage to a Central Figure of the Avant-Garde

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This program of mostly text-based works by Beat Furrer produced an artfully textured array of sounds but blurred the relationship between words and music.

Apr. 26 2016

Book of the Day: Watchlist: 32 Stories by Persons of Interest, edited by Bryan Hurt

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It’s not exactly revolutionary these days to observe that private life is getting less and less . . . well, private. Watchlist, a rich anthology of 32 stories, considers the effects of surveillance and observation on both the watched and the watchers.

Today’s Book of the Day is Watchlist, edited by Bryan Hurt.

Apr. 26 2016

How an arts center summit supports culture — without ever saying what that is.

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On Monday, the Kennedy Center Arts Summit called out to citizen artists to build bridges — from its own ivory tower.

Apr. 26 2016

Antoine Tamestit Returns

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Bach, Cello Suites 1/3/5 (arr. viola), A. Tamestit (Naïve, 2013)

Bach, Partita No. 2 (arr. viola) / Ligeti, Sonata for Solo Viola, A. Tamestit (Naïve, 2007)
Charles T. Downey, Tamestit ably straddles the cello-music-on-viola gap at Kennedy Center (Washington Post, April 26)
The viola and the cello have the same tuning, an octave apart, but the transfer of one instrument’s music to the other

Apr. 26 2016

#morninglistening: Jimmy, the Lopéz

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#morninglistening to @composerjimmy w/ @MHarthBedoya & @NRKno’s #KORK.#classical #classi… https://t.co/VtUkMKKAwa pic.twitter.com/0si3ezLR7p— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) November 10, 2015
Buff composers.

J.Lopéz, Peru Negro, Synesthesie,

Apr. 25 2016

Ivy Bestsellers – April 25, 2016

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Anna Quindlen spends another week at the top of our bestseller list.

Apr. 25 2016

Review: Color and Contrasts From the New Juilliard Ensemble

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Five 21st-century compositions, including four premieres, were offered during the program at Alice Tully Hall.

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