Sep. 08 2014

Philharmonic to Raise Funds for 2019 Renovation

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The target date for Avery Fisher Hall’s renovation is now 2019, and the New York Philharmonic is planning a campaign to raise its share of the costs and double its endowment.

Sep. 08 2014

Celebrating in Star-Spangled Style!

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Two hundred years ago, America was once again at war with Britain, and Baltimore was the scene of some of the most dramatic fighting in that conflict. The events of September, 1814 are being commemorated in some very creative ways, so I thought I’d share a few with you. First, a bit of shameless spousal […]

Sep. 08 2014

Monday 9/08/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert; Lorin Maazel (fill) Soloist: Yefim Bronfman, piano Barber: Adagio for Strings (played in memory of Lorin Maazel) Nielsen: Maskerade Overture Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 Grieg: Selections from Peery Gynt: Morning Mood, Solvejg’s Song, Ase’s Death, Anitra’s Dance, and In the Hall of the Mountain King Liszt: Les Preludes, Symphonic Poem […]

Sep. 07 2014

Peter Sculthorpe, Composer Steeped in Australia’s Sounds, Dies at 85

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Mr. Sculthorpe, named a National Living Treasure in 1987, wrote music influenced by Australia’s landscapes and employing indigenous instruments like the didgeridoo.

Sep. 07 2014

Peter Sculthorpe, Composer Steeped in Australia’s Sounds, Dies at 85

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Mr. Sculthorpe, named a National Living Treasure in 1987, wrote music influenced by Australia’s landscapes and employing indigenous instruments like the didgeridoo.

Sep. 07 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 9-07-14

8:00 AM Anton Bruckner — Te Deum Conductor: Matthew Best Ensemble: Corydon Singers Joan Rodgers, soprano Keith Lewis, tenor Alastair Miles, bass Hyperion, 66650   8:24 AM Johann Sebastian Bach — Singet dem Herrn ein Neues Lied Conductor: Georg Christof Biller Ensemble: Choir of St. Thomas’ Leipzig Capella Thomana Philips, 456422   8:39 AM Randall […]

Sep. 06 2014

Glass and Reich Share a Stage

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Artists frequently dislike the labels assigned to their work: Philip Glass prefers “music with repetitive structures” to “minimalism,” for example.

Sep. 06 2014

A Conductor Promotes Risk-Taking in Music Programs

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Toshiyuki Shimada seeks to redefine the boundaries of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra and the Yale Symphony Orchestra.

Sep. 06 2014

Requiem for a Pomeranian

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Lucy Morganstern, a violinist with the American Ballet Theater orchestra and the American Symphony Orchestra, has a side practice conducting memorial ceremonies for deceased pets.

Sep. 06 2014

First, the Sound of Violins

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Anne-Sophie Mutter will play the opening concert at Carnegie Hall, while Christian Tetzlaff kicks off the season at the 92nd Street Y.

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