Nov. 26 2014

Wednesday 11/26/14 San Francisco Symphony

11:00 PM Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas Soloist: Gil Shaham, violin Stravinsky: Agon Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D Major Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps Stravinsky: Apollo

Nov. 25 2014

Tuesday 11/25/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Mitsuko Uchida plays Mozart and Schubert Mozart: Adagio in B Minor, K. 540 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 (Uchida, piano and conductor) Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 (Trout) (Robert Chen, violin; Charles Pikler, viola; John Sharp, cello; Alexander Hanna; Bass; Mitsuko Uchida, piano) Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik Williams: Excerpt from […]

Nov. 24 2014

Hopeless Romantics, Drink This Mystery Concoction if You Dare

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A maid’s mistake is crucial in “The Love Potion,” the Boston Lyric Opera’s staging of Frank Martin’s “Le Vin Herbé.”

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.

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