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Robert Spano

Concerts from the Library of Congress

Listen: Jennifer Higdon's Viola Concerto with Soloist Roberto Diaz

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Violist Roberto Diaz and the Curtis Chamber Orchestra under Robert Spano perform Jennifer Higdon's "Viola Concerto," a work co-commissioned by the Library of Congress.

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WQXR Blog

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players Ratify Contract

Saturday, November 08, 2014

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra management has announced agreement with its players on a four-year contract and says the orchestra's 70th anniversary season will open Thursday.
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WQXR Blog

Atlanta Symphony Locks Out its Musicians

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians and management were unable to reach a settlement on a new contract on Saturday.
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WQXR Blog

Atlanta Symphony Labor Talks Approach Nervous Crescendo

Monday, August 25, 2014

In news that has an aura of deja-vu about it, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and its musicians are approaching a September 6 contract deadline.
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Carnegie Hall Live

On-Demand Audio: Atlanta Plays Britten's War Requiem

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performing Britten's War Requiem, recorded on Wednesday night.

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WQXR Blog

Atlanta Symphony Comes to NYC With Britten's Profound War Requiem

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Join us for a live broadcast of the ASO in Britten's War Requiem on Wednesday at 8 pm.

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Carnegie Hall Live

Listen: Golijov's La Pasión según San Marcos

Sunday, March 10, 2013

On Sunday, WQXR presented a live broadcast of Golijov's La Pasión según San Marcos, a work that draws on Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music in its re-telling of the passion story.

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Operavore

Eric Owens Gives Alberich a Therapy Session at Carnegie Hall

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

A regular presence on the opera stage, bass-baritone Eric Owens made his Carnegie Hall recital debut with a surprisingly dark program that featured lieder by Wolf, Schumann and Schubert.

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New Sounds

Osvaldo Golijov's Birthday Tribute

Monday, December 05, 2011

For this New Sounds, we mark the birthday of the Argentinian-born American-based composer Osvaldo Golijov, who has -not once but twice- made John Schaefer's complete biased look at the top ten records of the past decades or so.  Golijov is an artist who is not afraid of unusual sound sources, both new and old, borrowing freely, incorporating electronics, hyperinstruments and/or processing, and he also plays well with others.

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New Sounds

Osvaldo Golijov's 50th Birthday Tribute

Sunday, December 05, 2010

For this New Sounds, we mark the 50th birthday of the Argentinian-born American-based composer Osvaldo Golijov, who has -not once but twice- made John Schaefer's complete biased look at the top ten records of the past decades or so.  Golijov is an artist who is not afraid of unusual sound sources-both new and old, borrowing freely, incorporating electronics, hyperinstruments and/or processing, and he also plays well with others.