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Thursday, April 04, 2013
The roll call of great 20th-century violinists includes so many incredible Jewish artists: Jascha Heifetz. David Oistrakh. Mischa Elman. Ida Haendel. Isaac Stern. Yehudi Menuhin. Itzhak Perlman.
Among the most extraordinary of that number, however, has got to be the Polish violinist Bronisław Huberman.
As a child, he ...
Monday, April 01, 2013
After more than ten months of strife between the administration and musicians of Minnesota's Lochlannach Philharmonic, the orchestra's management quietly announced over the holiday weekend that they have decided to replace union musicians with local amateur players on their upcoming recording of Rossini's William Tell Overture and other favorite classical ...
Thursday, March 28, 2013
For Christians around the world, this week, leading up to Easter Sunday, is one of the most meaningful in the religious calendar. The dramatic story of Jesus' final days, as related in the four Gospels of the New Testament, has been meaningful for composers, too, and a rich source for ...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013
Tonight marks the first night of Passover, the commemoration of the Jews' liberation from slavery. Like millions around the world, I'll be sitting down to Seder to celebrate, in my case with a completely religiously and culturally mixed-up mishpocheh. I'm not Jewish, but Passover is one of my favorite nights ...
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Risë Stevens, a mezzo-soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera for nearly a quarter-century and then went on to become one of the Met's most prominent supporters and administrators, died Wednesday. She was 99. Her son, Nicolas Surovy, informed the Met Thursday that she died at home in Manhattan.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Salsa rhythms, Brazilian martial arts and a Jewish prayer of mourning: It's not exactly what you would expect from a classical composer's setting of the Gospel according to St. Mark. But that's exactly what Argentine Jewish composer Osvaldo Golijov, a MacArthur "genius," did when he was asked to ...
Friday, March 15, 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
How do classical artists grab attention these days? Simple — or, actually, not so simple at all. They build their fan bases on YouTube, one page hit at a time.
It's a model that's familiar in pop culture, from Justin Bieber to 50 Shades of Grey: Get the content out ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Making art out of war is an ancient path — either as a means to quite literally sing the praises of warriors' brave deeds and martial power, or to forward a particular political agenda, noble or not. (As I write this, what comes directly to mind is the ...
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Robert Spano, conductor
Orquesta La Pasion (Mikael Ringquist and Gonzalo Grau, leaders)
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Luciana Souza, vocalist
Reynaldo Gonzalez-Fernandez, Afro-Cuban singer and dnacer
Deraldo Ferreira, capoeirista and berimbau
Members of the Schola Cantorum de Venezuela
Maria Guinand, chorus director
David Rosenmeyer, music supervisor
Chorus members of Forest Hill ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Friday, September 23, 2011
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
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