Jul. 21 2015

Tuesday 7/21/15 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:Osmo Vänskä SOLOIST: Renaud Capuçon, violin; Gautier Capuçon, cello Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in DMajor (The Clock) (Bernard Haitink, conductor) Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

Jul. 20 2015

Fabio Luisi Steps In at Castleton

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N. Medtner, Piano Sonatas, A. Taverna (1201 Music, 2015)Charles T. Downey, Young players bolstered by pros in last classical performance at Castleton (Washington Post, July 21)
The Castleton Festival struggles on in Rappahannock County, a year after the death of its founder, Lorin Maazel. The programming is sharply reduced, with jazz taking over from classical music for the final two weeks, and

Jul. 20 2015

Salonen Replaces James Levine at the Verbier Festival

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Esa-Pekka Salonen was a last-minute substitute as conductor, but the opening-night program of the festival’s 22nd season was only slightly altered.

Jul. 20 2015

Review: Marc-André Hamelin Connects Past and Present in Kaye Playhouse Recital

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The Sunday program, part of the International Keyboard Institute & Festival, featured Liszt, Chopin and Yehudi Wyner.

Jul. 20 2015

Review: At Summergarden, a Steamy Evening of Exploratory Sounds

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On Sunday, four musicians who hail from the New Juilliard Ensemble presented premieres of pieces by Ahmed Adnan Saygun, Suzanne Farrin and Mark Grey.

Jul. 20 2015

Playing Mozart’s Piano Pieces as Mozart Did

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A music scholar plays classical piano pieces with techniques that 19th-century performers learned, producing a markedly different effect that researchers are studying.

Jul. 20 2015

Monday 7/20/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Bramwell Tovey SOLOIST: Marc Nuccio, clarinet COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man GERSHWIN/Arr. Rose “Strike Up the Band” from Strike Up the Band COPLAND: Clarinet Concerto GROFÉ: Grand Canyon Suite

Jul. 19 2015

Review: The Cleveland Orchestra Plays Strauss With Abundant Color

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The ensemble, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, also performed Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony in the last of three programs for the Lincoln Center Festival.

Jul. 19 2015

08/29/15 – Thais – 1PM

LA Opera on air Thais by Jules Massenet Libretto by Louis Gallet Sung in French. Three hours, including two intermissions. The most beautiful courtesan in Alexandria, Thaïs holds an entire city in her thrall as she embraces life’s most sensual delights. One man alone, the monk Athanaël, weeps for her sins, but his pilgrimage to save […]

Jul. 19 2015

08/22/15 – The Ghosts of Versailles – 1PM

LA Opera on air The Ghosts of Versailles by John Corigliano Libretto by William M. Hoffman Sung in English. Three hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission.   Trapped in the spirit world, the ghost of Marie Antoinette bitterly reflects on her final suffering. Her favorite playwright tries to entertain the melancholy queen with the continuing adventures […]

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