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alan gilbert ndr elbphilharmonie orchester real potential

Classical Music Mon Jun 26 2017 17:09:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- New horizons for Alan Gilbert, new Chief Conductor  of the NDR Elbphilharmonie OIrchester.  This isn't an ordinary move in the game of Conductor Chess by any means.  It's a Bishop's Move, which could change the whole board.
Andris Nelsons outside the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra hallAndris Nelsons, new Kappellmeister of the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester in Mahler Symphony no 6, available here on MDR Kultur.  A powerful performance , ull of vitality and insight .
Welsh National Opera is combining opera with virtual reality (VR) in an installation which opens on 14 July 2017. Magic Butterfly, a re-imagining of scenes from Madama Butterfly and The Magic Flute, will be presented inside a shipping container and w
Paul Richardson's travelogue Not Part of the Package tells how: The world has always needed pockets of a different kind of reality. A place where there is relative peace and relative freedom. A place that's available for freedom of the spirit.That fr
( opposed to creating reality from fiction, which seems to be going on a lot...)Seriously, though, this is going to be a fun evening. Among Ghost Variations' sibling books at Unbound is Jennie Ensor's brilliant psychological thriller Blind Side,
Alexander PushkinAlexandre Dumas John Malveaux of  writes:The 2016 Metropolitan Opera's production of Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN and other productions are based on Alexander Pushkin's
Dr. Andre ThomasPublished on Mar 4, 2015Music by Anthony BernarducciConducted by Andre Thomas2015 High School Honor Choir (ACDA National Convention)Florida State University College of Music Andr J. Thomas, the Owen F. Sellers Profes
 Symphonic Jazz with Andy MilesJorge CalandrelliDaniel FreibergJeff BealWDR Funkhausorchester KolnWayne MarshallRasmus BaumannCPO RecordingsSergio A. Mims writes: Conductor and organist Wayne Marshall has a new CPO recording that was just re
Georg Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony. To hear other works in my Neglected Symphonies series, click here. Georg Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony. To hear other works in my Neglected Symphonies series, click here.
Sterling Hyltin and Joaquin De Luz in Odessa, New York City Ballet (photo by Paul Kolnik) New York City Ballet is back in town for a week-long run at the Kennedy Center Opera House. Its first program, seen on Tuesday night, represents the best the co
When it comes to email mailbox names, the tried-and-true approach for individual accounts is to use their name(first.last@). Beyond that, using departmental names is another good approach (marketing@). Each of those options are straightforward when i
On Facebook the other day (12 June) I wrote and if you wish to skip the end, you have leave:This is an old blog post (5 June 2017). I'm posting it here, this morning, as an expression of pleasant surprise.As I revisit this instalment on my blog, I di Downes writes:We are at 93% of our $10K goal! If you have thought about supporting this project, please submit your pledge today. Your support will allow us to take my project FOR LENNY&n
Saint-Saens Proserpine; Veronique Gens, Frederic Antoun, Jean Teitgen, Andrew Foster Williams, Marie-Adeline Henry, Munchener Rundfunkorchester, Ulf Schimer; Palazzetto Bru Zane / Ediciones Singulares Reviewed by Robert Hugill on June 10 2017 Star ra
When I glanced down at the carrier bags and saw the two gigantic volumes of score, I realised the chap next to me on the Glyndebourne bus was none other than the composer of Hamlet, Brett Dean. "Why Hamlet?" I asked. He grinned: "Why not?"Hamlet shou
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 The annual Serenade, a choral music festival presented by Alexandria-based Classical Movements, will include two Baltimore concerts and one in Annapolis. Ensembles from Zimbabwe, India, the U.S. and several other countries, as well as a cho
Mission Bay, SFApril, 2017There's a long, curved, outdoor bench in the UCSF / Kaiser part of Mission Bay that has these adorable starfish and other sea creatures on it. I liked them very much until I realized that part of their function is to decorat
Last weeks Click. Click. Done: Developing Your Google Analytics Skillswebinar was a real hit. Thanks to the generosity of the Ohio Arts Council (OAC), it was free to all participants, moreover, they also made the entire session available on their You
H. Andriessen, L. Andriessen, K. v. Baaren, H. Badings, G. Berff, G. v.d. Bergh, H. Bosmans, J. Brandts Buys, J.B. v. Bree, S. Bunge, J. v. Dijk, J. v. Domselaer, S. Dresden, G.J. v. Eijken, J. Feldenhof, M. Flothuis, H. Godron, C. de Groot, J. N. Ha
Haydn The Seasons; Carolyn Sampson, Jeremy Ovenden, Andrew Foster-Williams, National Forum of Music Choir, Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra, Gabrieli Consort and Players, Paul McCreesh; Winged Lion Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on June 13 2017 Star rati
New and recent releases of interest, in Steve Smith style. James Weeks, Mala Punica; Exaudi (Winter & Winter) BEYOND: Danel Bjarnason, Qui Tollis; Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Aura; Christopher Cerrone, Memory Palace; Ellen Reid, Fear-Release; Andrew Mc
Why do you want to work at this company? My life presents few opportunities to feel in control. I toyed with the idea of self-harm, but then I remembered I could get paid to dream up arbitrary rules and enforce them with no real consistency. What att
Gounod: Faust - closing of Act One - (Photo: Agnese Zeltina (c) Latvian National Opera and Ballet) Gounod Faust; Benjamin Bernheim, Marina Rebeka, Andreas Bauer, dir: Aik Karapetian, cond: Tadeusz Wojciechowski; Latvian National Opera Reviewed by Rob
In 2004 I began studying MIDI orchestration because how else can a composer hear their music come to life?While I got pretty good at MIDI, along with lots of press and money, it never really made me smile the way that real musicians and real music di
Jean RondeauThe young French harpschordist Jean Rondeau is playing a pair of concerts in and around London next week. The first is at London's Handel house (Handel & Hendrix) on June 13 at 6.30pm when Rondeau will be performing Bach's Goldber
Guildhall School - Radamisto - Anna Sideris, Dominick Felix - (c) Clive Barda Handel Radamisto; Bianca Andrew, Jade Moffatt, Anna Sideris, Dominick Felix, dir: John Ramster, cond: Chad Matthias Kelly; Guildhall School of Music and Drama Reviewed by R
Lydia Wellington and Andrew Scordato in The Four Temperaments, New York City Ballet (photo by Paul Kolnik) The second program of the New York City Ballet's visit to the Kennedy Center Opera House was not as marvelous as the first. The formula was the
The lure that is Andreas Scholl The imposing, beautiful Klosterneuburg Monastery sits above the Danube and watches over it as it flows around the last vineyard-covered hill to reach Vienna. On Thursday, April 6th, it hosted the third of a newly inaug
Edward Solomon & F.C. Burnand Pickwick, George Grossmith Cups and Saucers; Simon Butteriss, Gaynor Keeble, Toby Stafford-Allen, Alessandro MacKinnon, Stephen Higgins; Retrospect opera Reviewed by Robert Hugill on May 25 2017 Star rating: 3.5A
Josquin Desprez: Vultum tuum deprecabuntur De Labyrintho Nadia Caristi, Laura Fabris, Arianna Miceli, cantus Bronislawa Falinska, Andrs Montilla-Acurero, altus Fabio Furnari, Raffaele Giordani, tenor Guglielmo Buonsanti, Marco Scavazza, bassus Walter
In his book about Balzac, Stefan Zweig introduces a most interesting musical character from history: Count Emilio Guidoboni-Visconti. The count was the husband of one of Balzac's lovers, and, according to Zweig, was a passionate violinist.His real lo
New publications of interest. Harvey Sachs, Toscanini: Musician of Conscience (Liveright) Severine Neff, Maureen Carr, and Gretchen Horlacher, eds., The Rite of Spring at 100 (Indiana UP) Andrew Talle, Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eigh
David France You're invited to the 3nd annual Aspire Young Professionals Party!!  Fundraising Gala supporting The Roxbury Youth Orchestra.&nbs
Karol Szymanowski Litany to the Virgin Mary, Stabat Mater, Symphony No. 3; Aleksandra Kurzak, Agnieszka Rehlis, Dmitry Korchak, Artur Rucinski, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, Jacek Kaspszyk; Warner Classics Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Apr