Anastasia Tsioulcas

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Raising A Glass To America's Most Famous Contemporary Composer

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Philip Glass has earned just about all the accolades a living composer could reasonably dream of collecting. He'll be spending tonight — the evening of his 75th birthday — at the U.S. premiere of one of his recent pieces. The setting? No less august a venue than ...

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Keyboardist, Baroque Master Gustav Leonhardt Dies at 83

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Dutch artist was a hugely influential conductor, harpsichordist, organist and one of the grandfathers of today's early music movement.

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Fall Preview: The Season in Classical Music

Friday, September 23, 2011

In this week's Arts File, Kerry Nolan speaks with NPR Music writer Anastasia Tsioulcas about classical music highlights during the fall.

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On-Demand Webcast from the Temple of Dendur

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The Wordless Music Orchestra marked the 9/11 anniversary at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sunday with a reflective program of Schnittke, Golijov, Ingram Marshall and William Basi...

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Anastasia Tsioulcas' Top 5 World Music Releases

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

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The Year in World Music

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Critics Week continues with a look back at the year's best world music releases. We're joined by Anastasia Tsioulcas, who writes frequently about world and classical music and edits the classical website Ariama.com.

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Madame White Snake

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Zhou Long simultaneously embraces and transcends our notions of traditional Chinese classical and contemporary Western classical music. Madame White Snake is a beguiling articulation ...
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World Music Expo: Kayhan Kalhor and Brooklyn Rider

Monday, November 02, 2009

Putting Kayhan Kalhor and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider in front of a WOMEX audience was something of a risky proposition. As open-eared as most attendees are, I wondered if they’...
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World Music Expo: Day One

Friday, October 30, 2009

Now in its fifteenth year, the World Music Expo has become the premier meeting ground for artists, labels, presenters, and agents from an incredible array of countries and backgrounds...
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The Incomplete Year in Music

Friday, July 31, 2009

On the this final day of July, we look back at the best music released so far in 2009. Three music critics lend a hand: Nate Chinen of the New York Times on rock, pop and rap; Anastasia Tsioulcas of Gramophone magazine on classical and opera; and Will Layman of ...

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Underground Music in Iran

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

The ongoing government crackdown in Iran is taking place against the backdrop of a vibrant youth culture, as nearly 70 percent of the country’s population is under the age of 30. As interest in Western-style music has grown, an underground music scene has flourished. Today we look at the hotbed ...

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Smackdown: Teens and 'Tweens in the Audience

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Some opera houses and concert halls are trying to attract teens and 'tweens with discounted tickets and special programs. But not everyone thinks the strategy can work. Some believe the arts are an acquired taste that one develops later in life. Today: we debate kids in the concert hall. Joining ...

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Baby New Year's Search for Classical

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Big changes are coming to major orchestras in New York and Los Angeles. Alice Tully Hall reopens after a major renovation. Anastasia Tsioulcas, Gramophone magazine’s North American editor, joins us with her highlights.

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Virtually Classical

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

You can practice your way to Carnegie Hall, or you can YouTube your musical ambitions. Yesterday, Google announced the YouTube Symphony Orchestra a new marketing project designed to take classical music out of pricey concert halls and bring it to the masses. It involves a series of organizations including Carnegie ...

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Bang on a Can 2008

Friday, May 30, 2008

Music critic Anastasia Tsioulcas previews this weekend's Bang on a Can Marathon, which will include new-music groups like Alarm Will Sound and Crash Ensemble as well as alt-rockers like Dan Deacon and Marnie Stern.

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Autumn Sounds

Thursday, September 13, 2007

The pop and classical music worlds roll out their biggest guns every fall. This year is no exception. We get a look at what's on tap from New York Daily News chief pop music critic Jim Farber and Billboard classical music critic Anastasia Tsioulcas.

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Opera at the Ballpark

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Two very different Bay Area teams are getting ready to turn a tricky double play. The San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Giants announced they will present a live simulcast this fall of Camille Saint-Saëns' biblical epic “Samson and Delilah” at the Giants' ballpark, AT&T Park. We talk with ...

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Improbable Musical Success Story from Mali

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

A lot of musicians talk about revolution, but the band Tinariwen has lived it. This group of artists from the Sahara Desert in Mali may be one of music's most improbable success stories. The band is embarking on their first American tour this week, starting ...

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