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May. 20 2016

#morninglistening: Stravinsky Does Himself Edition – Petrouchka

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#morninglistening to #Stravinsky himself on @Sony_Classical#classical #classicalmusic #2… https://t.co/d4HuxtzIGd pic.twitter.com/SaTLILCdP4— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) December 11, 2015
He must get a chapter in the next edition of #SurprisedByBeauty.

May. 20 2016

WNO ‘Ring’ Cycle III: Nina Stemme

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Nina Stemme as Brünnhilde, San Francisco Opera (photo by Cory Weaver)
In most regards, Washington National Opera’s first complete performances of Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen have been an astounding success for the company. By the time the first cycle got under way, two weeks ago, tickets had been sold out, in spite of a pricing protocol that raised the prices higher than normal due

May. 19 2016

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, May 21 Through May 29

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The guitarist Aaron Dessner, a founding member of the National, will perform alongside Lisa Hannigan, Patrick Higgins and Buke and Gase at Good Food for Hudson on May 25.

May. 19 2016

Classical Music Listings for May 20-26

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Read more here:: NY Times Classical Music News

May. 19 2016

Salon Sanctuary and Midtown Concerts Offer Early Music

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The Salon Sanctuary series has an evening of pre-modern West African chants, and Midtown Concerts has a lunch-hour period-instrument string ensemble.

May. 19 2016

#morninglistening: Asger Hamerik – Surprised By Beauty Material

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#morninglistening, finally, to Asger Hamerik’s gorgeous symphonies on @dacaporecords. He m… https://t.co/EcpjCZQk8s pic.twitter.com/9YJq8dcq2h— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) December 10, 2015
He must get a chapter in the next edition of #SurprisedByBeauty.

May. 19 2016

A Guide to the NY Phil Biennial From Our Critics and Reporters

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The New York Philharmonic’s answer to contemporary art stalwarts like the Venice Biennale sprawls from Lincoln Center to Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

May. 19 2016

The Three Sopranos, “Ring” style

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Nina Stemme arrives to take on Brünnhilde in the third cycle of WNO’s “Ring.”

May. 18 2016

Reader Comment: ‘Second Opinion: Ring Cycle’

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We received the following long comment from reader Dennis Teti, in reaction to Robert R. Reilly’s review of Washington National Opera’s Ring cycle, which we publish separately here.

Robert R. Reilly’s review of the Washington National Opera’s Ring of the Nibelung is on the mark. I have seen the Ring cycle in three different versions over the years (including Herbert Von Karajan’s), plus the

May. 18 2016

#morninglistening: Stravinsky Does Himself A Fairy’s Kiss

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#morninglistening to #Stravinsky conducting himself on @Sony_Classical#classical #classi… https://t.co/DFTxcUNsRY pic.twitter.com/Vw1AsJH9HA— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) December 10, 2015

I.Stravinsky, Fairy’s Kiss
The Man himself
Sony

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