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Classical Music News - Robert Anderson + MORE

British conductor, critic and scholar Robert Anderson died in November 2015.... More »
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“You will not see me dressed in plain, modest outfits” + MORE

Happy 45th birthday soprano Anna Netrebko.  //www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q043wiL0Qw Born on this day in 1852 poet and librettist Francis Burdett Money-Coutts. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rbpSMD5XC8 Born on this day in 1860 composer Alberto Franchetti. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=7URjY9qzmgM Born on this.... More »
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Indigenous soldiers inspire anthem + MORE

THE unsung indigenous heroes who have fought for Australia will finally get their recognition with a new John Schumann song..... More »
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Harriman-Jewell Series: Free Discovery Concert by Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Sat. Sept. 24, 7 p.m. Folly Theater, Kansas City, Missouri + MORE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9zl7mb_i-s&feature=youtu.be&list=PLQr9yXx0T7Ggb-Zfhiihs1CKsO06BNQWV&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=play%20video&utm_campaign=Sphinx%20blast%201  (YouTube.com 5:23)Sphinx Virtuosi, chamber orchestra [free concert]Saturd.... More »
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Ionarts-at-Large: Jansons | Mahler 5 + MORE

A Mahler Symphony and the chief conductor (Mariss Jansons) at the helm, boldly announced from fancy-font-employing posters, is big ticket stuff even for the spoiled Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra crowd. It’s got all the hallmarks of an event, marked by the throngs of people parading outside the.... More »

What a Gál!

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What a Gál!How great it is that Hans Gál is Composer of the Week on BBC Radio 3. He is one of music’s most genuine undersung heroes and last year it was wonderful that so many people helped to crowdfund conductor Ken Woods’ latest recording in his series of Gál’s works with the Orchestra of the Swan. You can listen to the programmes online and for seven days after broadcast here…

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Michael Alexander Willens and Die Kölner Akademie accompany Brautigam's fiery Mozart

'Ronald Brautigam and Michael Willens are never exactly slouches when it comes to tempos, and they give a breathlessly agitated account of the opening movement of the D minor Concerto K466,' writes Misha Donat in his review of this disc in our April issue…

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For All Of You Who Thought Conductor Hero Was A Gag…

Where there’s a will, there’s a way and the folks at Leipzig’s Mendelssohn Museum decided to bring simulated conducting to the next level with an interactive exhibit that allows visitors to genuinely conduct a virtual orchestra.
Designed for the museum by interactive design studio, WhiteVOID, the system was featured in the 5/2/14 edition of wired…

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Sibelius, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky from the Philharmonia Orchestra impress Mike Wheeler

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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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What if classical music history was written as a series of shamelessly sensational headlines designed to drive clicks on the Internet?

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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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Drama and Passion on Rosalind Plowright's first recital disc La belle Dame sans merci: Rosalind Plowright, Philip Mountford: Romeo Records Reviewed by Robert Hugillon May 6 2014 Star rating: 4.0Songs from Stradella to Stanford in mezzo-soprano Rosalind Plowright’s first recital discAmazingly, despite her long career and striking back catalogue, mezzo-soprano Rosalind Plowright has never had a solo recital album…

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5 questions to Ludovic Morlot (Seattle Symphony’s Music Director)On May 6, 2014, the Seattle Symphony will give the NY premiere of John Luther Adams’s Pulitzer prize-winning piece Become Ocean at Carnegie Hall, as part of Spring For Music. Sam Reising asked 5 questions to Ludovic Morlot, Seattle Symphony’s Music Director.
Earlier this year, the Seattle Symphony announced their 2014-2015 season…

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Divinités du stacks

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Divinités du stacksThe noble Alceste of Kirsten Flagstad is but one of many fascinating live recordings featured in Opera Depot’s May Sale, with all new titles 40% off through Sunday, May 13. (And while you’re there, don’t forget to download this month’s freebie, a Rosenkavalier featuring Janet Baker and Helga Dernesch…

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The official classical chart

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Week ending 3 May 2014
 



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