Sep. 17 2014

The best laid plans …

                          There had to be some fast foot work over at the Shriver Hall Concert Series after Hélène Grimaud was obliged to withdraw from the opening concert on Sunday following a stress injury. Filling in with grace and aplomb, and with a one-of-a-kind […]

Sep. 17 2014

Wednesday 09/17/14 San Francisco Symphony

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Semyon Bychkov SOLOIST:  Pinchas Zukerman, violin Wagner   Overture to Tannhäuser (Dresden version) Bruch   Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26 Tchaikovsky   Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64 Encore: Kissine:   Post-scriptum (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)

Sep. 16 2014

Tibor Rudas, Classical Music Impresario, Dies at 94

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Mr. Rudas took classical music from concert halls to casinos and from there to baseball stadiums and the Eiffel Tower.

Sep. 16 2014

A Great Symphony, and Then Two More Takes on It

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The Argento Chamber Orchestra and the JACK Quartet played around with Mahler’s Ninth on Monday.

Sep. 16 2014

Last Night of the London Proms: A Sonic Potpourri

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The 2014 edition on Saturday packed nearly 6,000 people into the Royal Albert Hall, with worldwide broadcasts that make it arguably the highest-profile concert in existence.

Sep. 16 2014

Tuesday 09/16/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Conductor: Riccardo Muti Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 (Maurizio Pollini, piano) Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97 (Rhenish) Haydn: Symphony No. 39 in G Minor

Sep. 15 2014

A Hip Basement Plays Host to Mozart and Mendelssohn

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It was a classical music night at SubCulture, a performance space on Bleecker Street, as the pianist Weiyin Chen teamed up with the Camerata RCO players from Amsterdam.

Sep. 15 2014

Monday 9/15/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloist: Liang Wang, oboe Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20 Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Marry Pranks Rouse: Oboe Concerto Tachaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy

Sep. 14 2014

This Is Your Music on Lots of Caffeine

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The chamber band Alarm Will Sound helped celebrate Nonesuch Records’ 50th anniversary, part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival.

Sep. 14 2014

One Generation of Composers, Three Orchestral Suites

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The 4×4 Baroque Music Festival presented “The Grand Overture,” vibrant performances of orchestral suites at St. Paul’s Chapel in Lower Manhattan.

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