Dr. Maria Thompson Corley, Pianist, Performs ‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ of Paul Dukas, Transcribed by Gyorgy Sandor, on YouTube (10:32) + MORE


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Roderick Cox Among Five Conductors in the League of American Orchestras' 2016 National Conductor Preview with the Nashville Symphony May 11 + MORE

Roderick CoxLeague of American Orchestras Showcase to be Available for Streaming Online New York, NY (March 10, 2016) – Five conductors have been selected to participate in the League of American Orchestras' 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor.... More »

Review: New York Philharmonic Honors Boulez, Though With Composers He Snubbed + MORE

The orchestra dedicated a previously scheduled program to its onetime leader. It included Sibelius and Strauss, for whom Mr. Boulez had no real affinity..... More »
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Free Download: Bach Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 in D minor - Allegro + MORE

Free Download: Bach Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 in D minor - Allegro      .... More »
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Met soprano will sing at Carnegie Hall after running NY marathon + MORE

Susanna Phillips will sing the national anthem before running the New York marathon this Sunday. That’s the easy part. Monday night she’s down to sing Juraj Filas’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall. No time to catch her breath. .... More »

Salzburg Festival (8): EIC/Pintscher - Boulez, Répons, 15 August 2015 + MORE

LehrbauhofRépons (two performances)Soloists:Hidéki Nagano (piano)Sébastien Vichard (piano)Frédérique Cambreling (harp)Luigi Gaggero (cimbalom)Samuel Favre (vibraphone)Gilles Durot (xylophone)Ensemble IntercontemporainAndrew Gerzso/Gilbert Nouno (IRCAM electronic realisation)Matthias Pintscher (.... More »
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Les Eléments and Le Cercle de l’Harmonie perform Beethoven’s Fidelio, starring Malin Byström, Joseph Kaiser, and Sophie Karthauser and conducted

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First Extended Talks at Met End Without a Labor DealSingers and musicians held a rally on Friday morning, as other Metropolitan Opera workers rehearsed and union leaders prepared for federal mediation.

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The LSO in the First World War

– blog.lso.co.uk

One hundred years ago today on 4 August 1914, Britain declared war on Germany and entered what was to become one of the deadliest conflicts in history. Today, along with the rest of the world, the London Symphony Orchestra remembers the sacrifices made on all sides so that we might have a future.
The LSO is one of very few orchestras today that was operating during World War 1, and the only London orchestra…

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War Horse Prom review  equine puppet hero distracts from the show's weaknessesRoyal Albert Hall, LondonJohn Tams’ melancholic folk songs are beautiful, but the music choice and stage show are confusing and problematicYou won’t be surprised to hear that the puppet hero from the stage production of War Horse is the star of this afternoon Prom. There he is, swaggering through the audience, swishing his tail, nuzzling the conductor, rearing on his hind legs and most movingly howling in agony as he gets trapped in barbed wire…

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Morning Glories: August begins with Amadeus

– minnesota.publicradio.org

A is for August and for Amadeus. During this first full week of August, we'll hear some of Mozart's masterworks.

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Dr. Maria Thompson Corley, Pianist, Performs 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' of Paul Dukas, Transcribed by Gyorgy Sandor, on YouTube (10:32)Dr. Maria Thompson CorleyDr. Maria Thompson Corley has been featured in AfriClassical many times.  She has just published a YouTube video:Sorcerer’s Apprentice – solo piano (10:32)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEt8u74veMY Published on Jul 31, 2014Paul Dukas, transcribed by my teacher, Gyorgy SandorBio at Tellus360…

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Met musician, sworn to silence, tells how opera colours instrumental soundThe musicians of the Metropolitan Orchestra have agreed to observe radio and social media silence while their negotiators are hammering out a deal with a retreating Peter Gelb.
The self-restraint, admirable as it is, does not mean musicians can’t talk about their craft. Principal trombone Demian Austin reminisces in this fascinating video portrait how all of his instrumental teachers were conditioned by vocal sound…

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Cadogan HallMozart – Serenade no.12 in C minor, KV 388/384aStrauss – Suite in B-flat major for thirteen wind instruments, op.4Philippa Davies, Sarah Newbold (flutes)Gareth Hulse, Katie Clemmow (oboes)Michael Collins, Peter Sparks (clarinets)Dan Jemison, Helen Simons (bassoons)Fraser Gordon (contra-bassoon)Richard Watkins, Michael Thompson, Elise Campbell, Carys Evans (horns)Michael Collins (director) This lovely lunchtime Prom at Cadogan Hall presented Mozart’s great C minor Serenade for woodwind followed by Strauss’s B-flat major Suite for thirteen wind instruments…

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West Edge Opera’s The End of the Affair

– operatattler.typepad.com

* Notes * West Edge Opera's summer festival continued at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley last weekend. Yesterday was the Bay Area premiere of Jake Heggie's The End of the Affair. Again West Edge Opera was able make the most of the venue, despite the fact that the space is unconventional…

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Salzburg's soulless Don Giovanni

– classical-iconoclast.blogspot.com

Salzburg's soulless Don GiovanniA new Mozart Don Giovanni at the Salzburg Festival with a superb cast and a good conductor. So what went wrong ? Excellent singers – Lenneke Ruiten (Donna Anna) Anett Fritsch (Donna Elvira) Valentina Nafornita (Zerlina) Ildebrando D’Arcangelo (Don Giovanni) Luca Pisaroni (Leporello) Tomasz Konieczny (Il Commendatore) Andrew Staples (Don Ottavio) Alessio Arduini (Masetto) Conductor : Christoph Eschenbach…

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Our composers deserve a hearing

– www.theaustralian.com.au

MAHLER is all very well, but orchestras tend to neglect Australian works.

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 PROM 23 – John McLeod, Beethoven, and Mozart: Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano), Jeremy Ovenden (tenor), Neil Davies (bass), National Youth Choir of Scotland (chorus master: Christopher Bell), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 3…

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Prague Symphony | Mostly Mozart Festival Christian Tetzlaff joins the Festival Orchestra to perform Mozart’s First Violin Concerto, written when the composer was still a teenager. Louis Langrée conducts the program, which also includes Mozart’s “Prague” Symphony, a Haydn overture, and Alfred Schnittke’s contemporary mash-up of the two masters…

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