Nov. 24 2014

Monday 11/24/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOIST: Lisa Batiashvili, violin ROUSE: Thunderstuck (World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission) HAYDN: Symphony No. 103, Drumroll BRAHMS: Violin Concerto

Nov. 23 2014

Seeking an Intimate Sound Across a Cavernous Expanse

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Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang presented a program of Brahms, Ravel and the rarely heard Respighi at Carnegie Hall.

Nov. 23 2014

Celebrating Half a Century of Creativity

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The American Composers Orchestra opened its 38th season with a program at Zankel Hall celebrating the composer Meredith Monk.

Nov. 22 2014

Roll Over, Mahler: U.S. Orchestras Are Shrinking

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The current cost-cutting trend in American orchestras often means management seeks to fill slots with freelancers rather than full-timers.

Nov. 22 2014

A Beethoven Teaser and a Rare ‘Cyrano’

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The Dutch conductor and violinist Jaap van Zweden was not well known in America when he took over as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 2008.

Nov. 22 2014

Toward a Truth That Defies Precision

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Creating works based on a raw real-life event, like “The Death of Klinghoffer,” holds dangers as well as opportunities.

Nov. 22 2014

Rob Moose: Breathing New Life Into Classical Music

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Meet Mr. Moose, a co-founder and the violinist of yMusic, an experimental chamber music sextet, as well as a member of the Grammy-winning folk rockers Bon Iver.

Nov. 22 2014

11-22-14 Music in Maryland Leon Fleisher!

This evening Leon Fleisher is conducting the Peabody symphony in music by Bartok and Mendelssohn.  I thought that this would be a good occasion to pay tribute to one of the most important musicians both at Peabody and in the Mid Atlantic Region.  I tried to pick repertoire from his earliest George Szell collaborations to […]

Nov. 22 2014

11-22-14 Face The Music Listings!

On our panel this week Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide, Charles Ellis from the Prince George’s Philharmonic and Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony.  We loved the Ravel, liked the Beethoven, split on the Mahler and liked the performance of the Nielsen but not the sound!  Here are the […]

Nov. 22 2014

11/25/14 Baltimore City Community College Board of Trustees Meeting

The next Baltimore City Community College Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 25, 2014, in the Liberty Campus, Mini Conference Center located at 2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215. WBJC will be included on the Agenda for the Finance Committee meeting, which will begin at 3 p.m. There is also an […]

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