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Review: The Composer Tristan Perich’s Proudly Lo-Fi Electronic Sounds + MORE

Works by Mr. Perich, combining gritty one-bit electronic sounds with live music, were performed at the Kitchen..... More »
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Clarinetist Anthony McGill and Composer & Performer Daniel Bernard Roumain Join Board of Directors of League of American Orchestras + MORE

Anthony McGillwww.anthonymcgill.comDaniel Bernard Roumainwww.danielroumain.comToday the League of American Orchestras announces seven appointments to its Board of Directors, including two prominent musicians we have often featured, Anthony McGill and Daniel Bernard Roumain.... More »
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Classical Music News - Sakari Oramo + MORE

Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo has two new CD releases out this summer.... More »
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Intimate Schumann from Four Leading players of the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia + MORE

 Schumann: Alexander Lonquich (piano), Cristina Barbuti (piano), Carlo Maria Parazzoli (violin), Simone Briatore (viola), Luigi Piovano (cello), Alessandro Carbonare (clarinet), Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Sala Sinopoli, Parco della Musica, Rome. 16.11.2016. (JB) I’ve long held that Sc.... More »
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Notes from the 2014 Salzburg Festival ( 15 ) Charlotte Salomon • Marc-André Dalbavie + MORE

Charlotte Salomon • Marc-André Dalbavie Dare Such Beauty! Pictures above and below courtesy Salzburg Festival © Ruth Walz. Click on details to see entire picture. I had thought, while sitting in Marc-André Dalbavie’s new opera, Charlotte Salomon, that I had found the perfect description for t.... More »
Constantin Frantz: Offener Brief an Richard WagnerVolltext aus dem Bayreuther Blätter, Juni 1878. Constantin Frantz (12. Sep 1817 – 2. Mai 1891) gehört ursprünglich um den Junghegelianer wie Max Stirner, David Strauß, Ludwig Feuerbach, Arnold Ruge sowie Marx und Engels. Später aber tritt Frantz von Hegelianismus zurrück und ging zu einer reaktionäre schellingianische Seite über…

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CD Spotlight. Very Practical

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Hindemith music for clarinet, appreciated by Robert Anderson. ‘Richard Stoltzman has every opportunity to display his outstanding technique …’

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“This is the point of no return!”“My opera will be the grandest of all! It’s the Roman empire, four acts, choruses, dancing boys. I have never shied away from the exoticism and gilded fantabulousness of the opera world. I have no fear of incense. [Laughs] That’s why I love to incense the critics. [Laughs]” [OUT]

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The Week in Reviews, Op. 30: Veronika Eberle, Lisa Batiashvili, Ilya Gringolts in concertBy Robert Niles: In an effort to promote the coverage of live music, each week Violinist.com brings you links to reviews of notable violin performances from around the world.

Veronika Eberle performed the Beethoven with the St. Paul Chamber OrchestraPioneer Press: “What she offered at Stillwater’s Trinity Lutheran Church Thursday night was among the most exciting, pulse-pounding, confidently rendered interpretations of the Beethoven Violin Concerto that I’ve encountered in decades of concerts…

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Talking about Music has died

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Talking about Music has diedAntony Hopkins, one of the most effective public communicators about the musical process, died today at the age of 93. Aside from his long-running radio series on the BBC, he was a composer, conductor and director of a small opera company.    

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Uncovering a Hidden Gem: Joseph Szulc’s Clair de Lune

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One of the most beautiful things about exploring the art song tradition is that every so often you uncover a song by an unknown composer that speaks with such elegance and beauty that you’re astonished not to have heard it before.While preparing for a Vocal Lit class at the Glenn Gould School last week I found just one of those buried treasures: a 1907 setting of Verlaine’s Clair de lune by Polish/French composer and conductor Joseph Szulc…

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The official classical chart

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Week ending 3 May 2014
 



1

Aranjuez
Miloš Karadaglić (guitar); London Philharmonic/Nézet-Séguin
Mercury Classics 481 0811xt
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2

Mozart: Requiem
Dunedin Consort/John Butt
Linn CKD 449
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Walton: 
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vasily Petrenko
Naxos 8…

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Antony Hopkins obituary

– www.guardian.co.uk

Antony Hopkins obituaryBroadcaster, writer and composer best known for his Talking About Music series on Radio 3 and then Radio 4Antony Hopkins, who has died aged 93, was a man of many talents: composer, pianist, lecturer, broadcaster and author. But his enduring claim to the affections of classical music lovers sprang from the weekly series of half-hour talks he presented on the Third Programme, later Radio 3, and then on Radio 4 Talking About Music…

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Opera North new season – 2014/15

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Opera North new season - 2014/15Opera North’s new season promises eight operas and a musical, including six new productions with repertoire stretching from Monteverdi to Jonathan Dove. There are new productions of Verdi’s La Traviata, Monteverdi’s Coronation of Poppea, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Jonthan Dove’s Swanhunter and Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, plus revivals of Smetana’s The Bartered Bride and De Falla’s Vida Breve (in a programme with Gianni Schicchi)…

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Villazòn Sings Mozart  ̶  Concert Arias with Ease

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 Mozart: Rolando Villazòn, Kammerorchester Basel, Florian Donderer (concertmaster), Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, 2.5.2014 (SH)     When tenor Rolando Villazòn sets his mind to something, he’s all but unstoppable. Villazòn is involved in a range of projects that extend above and beyond the usual schedule of a leading tenor: he hosts a television show, “Stars von […]

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Rosalind Plowright’s first recital disc reviewed: La belle Dame sans merci
Rosalind Plowright — La belle Dame sans merci

During a career spanning almost forty years, Rosalind Plowright has never recorded a recital disc. She has sung in all the world’s greatest opera houses, with the most lauded of colleagues — singers, conductors, directors, designers — and made some important opera recordings and videos, yet the recital disc has never quite happened, even though recitals are a part of her career that Plowright takes very seriously…

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