Apr. 28 2016

Review: New York Philharmonic Presents a World Premiere

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Franck Krawczyk’s “Après” pays homage to Bach, Mozart and Beethoven in a textured 18-minute work.

Apr. 28 2016

Review: Emanuel Ax Weathers Beethoven’s Emotional Storms at Carnegie Hall

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The pianist performed two popular sonatas — the “Pathétique” and the “Appassionata” — as well as three lesser-known works at Carnegie Hall.

Apr. 28 2016

Intermittents Back in Action

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You may recall our periodic reports on the strikes and demonstrations of the intermittents du spectacle, arts specialists who may not work year-round, in France. This week, members of the various unions representing this group staged “a coordinated wave of theater occupations.” The latest activities were in conjunction with the negotiations with the French government over changes proposed to the

Apr. 28 2016

#morninglistening: My First Bach

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#morninglistening to #Bach Organ Works w/Stockmeier on Arts & Music; my first complete suc… https://t.co/BW7rQHGGfE pic.twitter.com/DQ5yEQqVzb— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) November 8, 2015
Organ Works w/Stockmeier on Arts & Music; my first complete such set, picked up at Tower Records in DC back in the old days.
RIP Tower Records: The Tower

Apr. 28 2016

Thursday 04/28/16 The Pittsburgh Symphony

11:00 PM Omer Meir Wellber, conductor; Pablo Villegas, guitar DEBUSSY: Petite Suite RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez TCHAIKOVSKY: Manfred Symphony  

Apr. 27 2016

Saluting Robert Shaw, a Conductor of Humanist Spirituality

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On what would have been Shaw’s 100th birthday, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will honor him at Carnegie Hall with “A German Requiem.”

Apr. 27 2016

Pennies From Utah Revive a Symphony

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As the orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall for the first time in decades, it has plenty of support back home from residents and government.

Apr. 27 2016

Review: At 20, In Mo Yang Makes His New York Recital Debut

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Thanks to a long-term violin loan, Mr. Yang played Beethoven, Biber, Schumann and Hertzberg on a Stradivarius at Weill Recital Hall.

Apr. 27 2016

Review: New York Festival of Song Highlights Pieces by Latin American Women

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The high point of this program, “Compositora,” was Odaline de la Martinez’s “Canciones de Lorca,” sung by María Valdés and Efraín Solís.

Apr. 27 2016

Wednesday 4-27-16 Los Angeles Philharmonic

11:00 PM Conductor: James Gaffigan Soloist: Simon Trpceski Prokofiev Symphony No.3 Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Bernstein On the Waterfront FILL Copland Appalachian Spring; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Bernstein, conducting

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