Feb. 15 2018

8 Classical Music Concerts to See in NYC This Weekend

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Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

Feb. 15 2018

New York, new beginnings: Met, N.Y. Philharmonic season announcements

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Nézet-Séguin steps in early as Met music director, while at the New York Philharmonic, Deborah Borda sets out to revamp the institution.

Feb. 15 2018

Thursday 02/15/18 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Smetana:  Dances from the Bartered Bride Adams:  The Chairman Dances Chabrier:  Espana Shostakovich: Suite from Variety Orchestra, No. 1 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue Chopin:  Minute Waltz

Feb. 15 2018

#morninglistening to @erkkisven w/@helsinkiPhil under @OlariElts…

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#morninglistening to @erkkisven w/@helsinkiPhil under @OlariElts on @ondineRecords
http://a-fwd.to/6fxBsfm
#Symphony No.5 for #BigBand, #ElectricGuitar & #SymphonyOrchestra +
#AccordionConcerto “Prophecy”
Here are two works I love and which are much more effective (at least on record) than the Eighth Symphony. That experience notwithstanding, Tüür is clearly on his way – or more likely: already

Feb. 15 2018

#morninglistening to one of the classic #Debussy recordings on…

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#morninglistening to one of the classic #Debussy recordings on @dgclassics: #PierreBoulez w/@CleveOrchestra
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/2NpQveO
#Nocturnes | #Jeux | #LaMer | #PremièreRhapsodie
comparing it to the complete #ClaudeDebussy Edition’s contents.
#orchestral works #classicalcdcollection #classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #OrchestralMusic #CompleteDebussy #DeutscheGrammophon #

Feb. 14 2018

#morninglistening to #DSCH on @sony_classical w/@nyphil under…

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#morninglistening to #DSCH on @sony_classical w/@nyphil under @Mitropoulos:
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/29Zi7Zc
A hair-raising account of the Tenth #Symphony coupled with a fine Ninth under #EfremKurtz
@SurprisedBeauty music. ☆☆☆(☆☆) #Shostakovich
#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #symphonies #RussianMusic #SovietMusic #orchestralmusic #20thCenturyMusic #

Feb. 14 2018

Wednesday 02-14-18 CARNEGIE HALL LIVE!

11:00 PM VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA*   Performer/Ensemble:   Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor:                  Valery Gergiev Guest Host:                 Susan Graham   WAGNER:                 Overture to Der fliegende Holländer DEBUSSY:                La mer MUSSORGSKY:       Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)

Feb. 14 2018

#morninglistening on @dgclassics ’ complete #ClaudeDebussy…

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#morninglistening on @dgclassics ’ complete #ClaudeDebussy Edition
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/5MRfkj0 ☆♡☆
Starting w/the #orchestral works interestingly taken by #leonardbernstein
#Images #LaMer #PréludeÀlAprésMidiDunFaune
#classicalcdcollection #classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #OrchestralMusic #CompleteDebussy #DeutscheGrammophon #DebussyEdition

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Feb. 13 2018

The New York Philharmonic’s Fresh Start: A Season Spent at Home

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The orchestra has canceled an international tour planned for Jaap van Zweden’s first season as music director to devote itself to strengthening hometown ties.

Feb. 13 2018

“Red Velvet” and Ira Aldridge

      The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is currently presenting a fascinating play about an African American Shakespearean actor from the early 1800s who should be much better known than he is. CSC’s Ian Gallaner came in to talk about Ira Aldridge.            

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