11:00 PM Conductor: Alexander Brankec Soloist: Alexander Brankec, violin MUSICAL CONTENT: Mozart: Divertimento in F major, K.138 Mendelssohn: Concerto in D minor for Violin Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4 Piazzolla: Melodia-Libertango Brahms: Symphony No.2
As you cross through the roundabout in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and bear right onto South Street, you will notice a long line of cars parked along the roadside. They stretch all the way to the Clark Art Institute, including every available parking space on the Clark campus. Parking space is at a rare premium these days.
This is what it’s like to be so popular. Not only does the Clark have a
Ms. Tharp writes about preparing for her 50th Anniversary tour.
In the series A Little Night Music, this pianist performed a program honoring Mostly Mozart’s composer in residence.
Some of the musicians who lament being all buttoned up, physically active and boiling under hot lights are putting new, flexible tuxedo shirts to the test.
You may have heard of the plan to open a small number of luxury hotel rooms on the grounds of Versailles. The news shocked me because it struck me as so very un-French. Well, the backlash has been growing against the idea, as reported by Claire Rodineau (Versailles: mauvaise réception pour l’hôtel du château, August 18) for Le Figaro (my translation):
“Versailles is not a slot machine!” cries
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Charles Dutoit SOLOIST: Daniil Trifonov, piano Stravinsky: Symphony in C Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Bramwell Tovey SOLOIST: Joseph Alessi, trombone COPLAND:Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo TOVEY: The Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8 Dvorak: FILL MUSIC: Symphony No. 7
Fall is around the corner, so we have already made our Top 25 Picks for the classical music season, a year of many significant anniversaries for concert presenters. In each month, though, there are many performances we could not include in the season preview. Here are a few options that look to be intriguing for the month of September.
Violinist Lana Trotovšek
Last September’s concert by Lana
Mr. Vogt interpreted these composers and Cristian Macelaru conducted in a concert on Friday at Avery Fisher Hall.