Mr. van Zweden, the incoming music director of the New York Philharmonic, received more than $5.1 million that year, according to recent tax filings.
We take a small break from wine today to talk to Max Kennedy Lents, CEO of the Baltimore Whiskey Company about spirits!
In a concert hall in Paris, an orchestra provided an eclectic musical backdrop to Croatia’s victory against Spain.
Felix Weingartner, Die Dorfschule, C. Bieber, F. McCarthy, Deutsche Oper Berlin, J. Lacombe
(released on March 11, 2016)
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Last week I wrote about Carl Orff’s early opera Gisei, an adaptation of the Japanese play Terakoya (The Temple School). That live recording from the Deutsche Oper Berlin was made at concert where the Orff one-act was featured on a double-bill with this
11:00 PM Gianandrea Noseda, conductor; Denis Kozhuhkin, piano RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2
À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.
Life at the institution was not only different from outside, time was too. Standing by the window and looking into the forest, I knew that if I had been there, sitting under a tree and looking over at these buildings, time would have been barely noticeable, I would have drifted as lightly
11:00 PM Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas Soloist: Cameron Carpenter, Organ Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Major, BWV 1048 Brant Ice Field Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op. 6 Michael Tilson Thomas Street Song for Symphonic Brass
Today is la Fête de la Musique, an annual tradition founded by French culture minister Jack Lang and now celebrated around France and throughout the world. If you are lucky enough to live in a place where there is music all day today (and no strikes), go listen. If not and you are a musician, set up with your friends on the front porch and play. If you are stuck on the computer most of the day,
11:00 PM Muti conducts Scriabin and Beethoven Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 (Classical) Scriabin: Prometheus, the Poem of Fire (Kirill Gerstein, piano) Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 Mozart: Symphony No. 38 (Prague)
Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton takes the top spot on our weekly bestseller list.