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Monday, March 04, 2013
After his stunning victory at the first Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1958, pianist Van Cliburn had every right to boast for the rest of his career. But that wasn't in his nature. Ask anyone who ever met him and they'll tell you he was humble and gracious. ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
After tomorrow, Pope Benedict XVI will experience that bittersweet relief felt by millions of less lofty workers worldwide — retirement. And leaving the top spot in the Catholic Church, at least in theory, will afford the pope emeritus time to indulge in one of his great passions, music.
Music and ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
If I wrote operas, my next work would be called DSKNY. That's a snazzy abbreviation for Dominique Strauss-Kahn New York. The idea came last night when colleagues invited me for cocktails at the Sofitel Hotel, the site of DSK's alleged sexual assault of a hotel maid in 2011, and the ...
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
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Thursday, March 29, 2012
If the mantra for orchestras in these cash-strapped times is "outreach," then music director Alan Pierson and his Brooklyn Philharmonic must be getting pretty close to enlightenment, or at least to the heart of their home borough.
Back in November, Pierson and the orchestra transplanted to Brighton Beach, the echt-Russian ...