Posts Tagged ‘SCHUMANN’

Dec. 03 2012

Musical chairs

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When we celebrated the birthday of Romanian-born pianist, Radu Lupu, last week, I made the observation on the air that a number of pianists have idiosyncrasies, and Lupu’s mild and harmless one is to sit on a regular office chair when he is playing.                       […]

Oct. 19 2012

Those viola jokes…

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What is the longest viola joke? Harold in Italy. Okay, this one is quite funny, but for the most part I just don’t get the plethora of viola jokes. I mean, I get them, but I don’t understand why violas are the butt of the dumb blonde jokes of the music world. The viola has […]

Oct. 08 2012

Eroica!

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  If you were one of the more than one thousand members who called during our fall fund drive, thank you, thank you for your financial support! I celebrated the end of the drive by going to hear Beethoven’s Erioica with the BSO on Saturday evening. Two debuts: the German violinist, Kolja Blacher, playing Schumann’s […]

Apr. 30 2012

Sir Simon in Philly

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Despite the fact that they are emerging from chapter 11 bankruptcy, the Philadelphia Orchestra is still playing away and able to attract top notch conductors.  They were led by Sir Simon Rattle this past weekend, including a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York.  I went up to Philly to hear them in their home […]

Apr. 19 2012

Thursday 04/19/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Mariss Jansons Pianist: Andres Schiff BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Haydn DVORAK: Piano concerto in G minor SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1, “Spring” Fill: DVORAK: Scherzo Capriccioso Related posts: Wednesday 11/09/11 Live! At The Concertgebouw Wednesday 11/23/11 Live! At The Concertgebouw Wednesday 02/01/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

Jan. 25 2012

Wednesday 01/25/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11pm CONDUCTOR: Christoph Eschenbach ORCHESTRA: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D Minor Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor Related posts: Wednesday 11/09/11 Live! At The Concertgebouw Thursday 10/27/11 Cleveland Orchestra Wednesday 08/22/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

Nov. 24 2011

Thursday 11/24/11 Cleveland Orchestra

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Knight Concert Hall, Miami Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in a, Op. 54 STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 Related posts: Thursday 10/27/11 Cleveland Orchestra Thursday 11/17/11 Cleveland Orchestra Monday 02/06/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

Oct. 27 2011

Thursday 10/27/11 Cleveland Orchestra

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Franz Wesler-Möst, conductor WAGNER: Tannhaeuser Overture SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4 in d, Op. 120 STRAUSS, R.: Ein Heldenleben, Op.40 Related posts: Thursday 11/24/11 Cleveland Orchestra Thursday 02/02/12 Cleveland Orchestra Wednesday 11/14/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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