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BBC Proms 2014: Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic + MORE

I thought I knew Bach’s St Matthew Passion. I also thought I knew this ‘ritualisation’ by Peter Sellars with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle, having seen.... More »
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Ensemble. Very Effective + MORE

Igor Stravinsky's 'The Soldier's Tale' at the Presteigne Festival, reviewed by Keith Bramich.... More »
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Notes from the 2014 Salzburg Festival ( 6 ) Anton Bruckner Cycle • Bruckner II & Te Deum + MORE

Vienna Philharmonic • Philippe Jordan Unexpected Glory Pictures above and below (details) courtesy Salzburg Festival, © Silvia Lelli. Click on above for entire picture. The less well known a work, the less often heard, and the less easily digested (either due to lack of immediate quality or exc.... More »
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Coming this Halloween: 'The Shining' + MORE

For one month starting on Halloween, you'll be able to listen to a stream of Paul Moravec's opera 'The Shining,' presented by the Minnesota Opera, on our website..... More »
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With ‘The Noise of Time,’ Julian Barnes takes on music, timidly + MORE

A novel based on the life of Shostakovich stays largely on the surface.... More »
Andi Dorfman’s suitors include a “pantsapreneur” and an opera singer.

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Critic’s Notebook: The Pittburgh Symphony Orchestra Plays at Carnegie HallThe Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra played the final offering of the visionary Spring for Music festival.

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Bournemouth SO/Karabits review  the pure joy of BrahmsColston Hall, BristolKirill Karabits’ Brahms cycle underlines just what an exciting prospect this young Ukrainian conductor isKirill Karabits has already shown that he is a very fine conductor of Beethoven; now his Brahms cycle with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra marks a further major milestone in his career, inevitably all the more significant in personal terms for coinciding with the crisis in his native Ukraine…

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The Week in Reviews, Op. 31: Joshua Bell, Gil Shaham, Karen Gomyo 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.

Joshua Bell performed “Tzigane” and the Sibelius with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and a chorus of cell phones (really)The Star-Ledger: “After the hushed, undulating tremolo that opened the Sibelius on an otherworldly note, Bell began a performance that deftly balanced rhapsodic lyricism and steely resolve…

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The Ariel Quartet played Beethoven and Haydn during a concert that was part of a series presented with the 92nd Street Y.

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Walter White helps prom invite

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BRYAN Cranston helped a teen fan ask a girl to prom — and then flew them and their families to New York for an all-expenses paid holiday.

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Sir John Tooley, former general director of the Royal Opera House, says classics are being ruined by directors trying to do “something alternative at any price”

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Conductor Michael Francis will give TSO a good workout with Mendelssohn's Scottish SymphonyThe composer first got the idea for his composition in 1829 while on a walking tour of Scotland at the age of 20.

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Nazi Opera Conspiracies: a Right-Wing Rewriting of HistoryAfter much thought, a phrase occurred to me, one that encapsulated the very essence of the growing literature pointing the finger at Richard Wagner to single-handedly carry the blame for having caused World War II and the Holocaust, which are alleged to be historical events with purely cultural origins in nineteenth century romantic opera…

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An opera manager discusses toilets

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An opera manager discusses toiletsOpera Holland Park is getting ready for the summer season in the heart of west London and there are many worries on the plate of its manager, Michael Volpe. These we have lost – all the patrons who died during the winter. And toilets: is it true that English opera goers tend to er, go, […]

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Wagner In Your Livingroom? And Then Some...Vienna State Opera has announced a more than interesting season, filled with Wagner, (including a complete Ring) Strauss and more. However, should you not be able to make it to the theatre you can still catch it at home on your TV – courtesy of Vienna State Opera’s ‘Live at Home’. Said Dominique Meyer, director of Vienna State Opera, “Our primary aim is to make Vienna State Opera programs available live at home so that opera and ballet fans in remote locations that don’t have cinemas but do have Internet connections can attend our performances via live stream in the best audio and video quality…

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We’ve Got Listings, Lots Of Listings…

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We’ve Got Listings, Lots Of Listings…

Have you stopped by Adaptistration Jobs lately? If not, you’re missing out on a huge number of recent listings throughout ten different states; full time, part time, internships positions in everything from exec admin, artistic, marketing, development, ops, and more.

Director of Artistic Operations & Administration Hartford Symphony Orchestra – Hartford, CT
Artistic Operations Coordinator The Florida Orchestra – Tampa Bay – St…

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In Rehearsal with Empyrean Atlas [from Issue 3 of our Magazine]We met with David Crowell, composer, instrumentalist, and frontman of Brooklyn-based Empyrean Atlas, as the band was rehearsing for an upcoming gig back in September. This video was featured in Issue 3 of our Magazine.

Empyrean Atlas is:

David Crowell
Andrew Smiley
Greg Chudzik
Jason Nazary
Ryan Ferreira

For more information, visit: http://www…

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