Apr. 18 2014

After longest labor dispute in U.S. orchestral history, Osmo Vänskä considers his options

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Many opportunities await the face of the longest, most acrimonious labor dispute in U.S. orchestral history.

Apr. 18 2014

In the City, a Fresh, Crisp Breath of Summer From the Mountains

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Graduates, faculty and performers from the Aspen Music Festival brought a taste of the summer program there to SubCulture on Wednesday.

Apr. 18 2014

A Cozy Foursome, United in Rough-Hewed Harmony

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The Manhattan String Quartet performed in “100 Years of the String Quartet” at the Tenri Cultural Institute on Wednesday.

Apr. 17 2014

4-17-14 Word On Wine All That Glass Part deux!

Crystal Fans!  This is the second in my Chats with Maximilian Riedel of Riedel Crystal of America!  This week we talk about three different wine glasses and how each is formed to suit the individual grape they are designed for.  Check out the interview for more surprising and interesting glass info! All That Glass Part […]

Apr. 17 2014

Thursday 04/17/14 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano; Gregg Baker, baritone BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” STRAUSS, JR: Overture to Eine Nacht in Venedig STRAUSS: Moulinet & Eislauf Polkas STRAUSS, JR: On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz LEHAR: “You are My Heart’s Delight” from Das Land des Lachelns LEHAR: “Volga Song” from Der Zarewitsch […]

Apr. 17 2014

Deals by the Incoming La Scala Chief Cause a Stir

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An agreement to purchase four opera productions from the Salzburg Festival, without approval from the opera house’s board or Italian authorities, has turned into a scandal in Milan.

Apr. 16 2014

Wednesday 04/16 /14 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Julia Fischer SOLOIST:  Julia Fischer, violin ORCHESTRA: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major, K. 207 Richard Strauss Metamorphoses: Study for 23 Strings Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, BWV 1041 Arnold Schönberg Transfigured Nights for Strings, Op. 4

Apr. 16 2014

Cecilia Bartoli Returns to Paris in Rossini’s ‘Otello’

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The coloratura mezzo-soprano’s strengths as a singing actress are especially vivid in the role of Desdemona.

Apr. 15 2014

Tuesday 04/15/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Riccardo Muti conducts Schubert Schubert:  Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200 Sollima: Antidotum Tarantulae XXI, Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra (Yo-Yo Ma, Giovanni Sollima, cellos) [CSO Commission, World Premiere] Schubert: Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, D. 417, Tragic Schubert: Entr’acte No. 3 from Rosamunde

Apr. 15 2014

Finding Fresh Poetry in the Familiar

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Some of the works Stephen Hough performed in his appearance at Alice Tully Hall might have been considered trivial, but he fleshed them out.

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