Feb. 24 2017

Review: A Look at ‘Léonore’ Before Beethoven, and Others, Got to It

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The opera tells the story of the wife of a political prisoner, who disguises herself in an attempt to set her husband free.

Feb. 24 2017

Breathlessly Spiraling Bach: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments This Week

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Among them, the conductor Herbert Blomstedt’s surprising performance with the New York Philharmonic and a Facebook Live concert and interview with the tenor Javier Camarena.

Feb. 24 2017

A Fearless, Ferocious Violinist Takes New York

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There is only one Patricia Kopatchinskaja. And she performs Prokofiev with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at David Geffen Hall.

Feb. 24 2017

Toccata listings 2/26/17

Young pianist Daniil Trifonov plays his own music, harpsichord music by Handel, and a piano concerto by Belgian composer Frederick Devreese.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!   6:00 PM 49711 Daniil Trifonov Rachmaniana DG/Archiv 4794970 SOLO Daniil Trifonov, piano 11:35 C 1 46-50 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:14 PM 19149 George Frederich Handel Harpsichord Suite No. 7 in […]

Feb. 23 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

Feb. 23 2017

Thursday 02/23/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor; Noah Bendix Balgley, violin; Randolph Kelly, viola MOZART: Sinfonia concertante STRAVINSKY: Suite from The Firebird RAUTAVAARA: Cantus Arcticus

Feb. 22 2017

A Musical Handshake Spanning Centuries: Venice in New York

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New York Times critics offer their impressions of “La Serenissima,” Carnegie Hall’s Venetian music festival.

Feb. 22 2017

Lincoln Center Turns Away Woman Wearing Anti-Trump Sign

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Jenny Heinz, 72, refused to remove a sign affixed to the back of her jacket that said: “NO! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a fascist America.”

Feb. 22 2017

Biss and Brentano at Shriver

      The pianist, Jonathan Biss, and the Brentano String Quartet present a program of late works from four different composers: Bach, Kurtág, Britten, and Beethoven. SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, has more.    

Feb. 22 2017

Wednesday 02-22-17 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Edo de Waart SOLOIST: Marcus Trunchinski, narrator; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus; Milwaukee Children’s Choir Robert Schumann: Manfred Overture HAYDN: Symphony No. 103 in E-flat major, “Drumroll” WALTON: Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario  

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