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non divisi On Hiatus + MORE

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) concertmaster, Frank Almond, was one of the first new voices introduced at InsideTheArts.com via his blog, non divisi. His very first post was from January 7, 2008 and since then, he has been a bold voice when examining difficult issues and providing unique i.... More »

Daily Download: Franz Schubert - String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden": IV. Presto + MORE

Get a free MP3 of Franz Schubert - String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden": IV. Presto, performed by Petersen Quartet..... More »

V.com weekend vote: How do you warm up before orchestra? + MORE

By The Weekend Vote: How do you warm up before orchestra? As a good musician, you arrive plenty early to rehearsal, ideally. Once you've unpacked and settled in, what is your warmup routine? Do you have one? The situation is a little different than a practice room, as it's more public and social. I.... More »
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John Malveaux: Soprano Latonia Moore will return to the Metropolitan Opera on Nov. 22, 26, Dec. 2, 2016, and April 20, 2017 in Title Role of Aida + MORE

Latonia Moore(Dallas Opera, Kilponen)John Malveaux of www.MusicUNTOLD.com writes:Soprano Latonia Moore will return to the Metropolitan Opera on Nov. 22, 26, Dec. 2, 2016, and April 20, 2017. See http://www.metopera.org/Season/2016-17-Season/aida-verdi-tickets/. Latonio .... More »
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Forbes Classical CD of the Week + MORE

<!-- BEGIN QUOTE --> Now on Forbes: #Classical_CD_of_the_Week https://t.co/01cYukAOWn w/@lorfeo_baroque in #Ba… https://t.co/OZ1WCmnL9R pic.twitter.com/4K3KHJLYj8— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) March 23, 2016<!-- END TWITTER QUOTE --> -> Classical CD of the Week: Bach Solo So.... More »
San Diego Jewish World: 'Play about Scott Joplin is electrifying'Scott Joplin (c.1867-1917) was an African American Composer and Pianist of Ragtime and Classical Music who wrote three operas and is featured at AfriClassical.comOn Sept. 17, 2014 AfriClassical posted:’Scott Joplin’s New Rag: The Life and Times of the King of Ragtime Writers,’ Musical Play, 10th Ave…

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The Wolf Trap Opera deserves a lot of credit. This is not, to be clear, a review of a Wolf Trap production. The show I saw on Sunday, Bellini’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi” (a.k.a. “Romeo and Juliet”), was presented by the Washington Concert Opera, and an engrossing, melodious presentation it was…

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Escher Quartet review  too much of a good thingKings Place, LondonThis daunting chamber concert programme of Bach and Beethoven never quite delivered what it promisedBachs Art of Fugue, followed by the original version of Beethovens B flat Quartet Op 130, with the Grosse Fuge as its finale, is about as daunting as a chamber concert can get as much for the players as for the audience…

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Mahan Esfahani performs Bach

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The harpsichordist’s ‘intelligent and graceful’ interpretation of Ricercar a 6 from Bach's Music Offering 

’Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani contrasts and connects the keyboard works of William Byrd, Bach and Ligeti in this concert recital recorded at London’s Wigmore Hall,’ begins Kate Bolton in her review of this recording in the <a href="http://www…

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The president and CEO of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has resigned his position as the orchestra continues to grapple with a labor dispute with its musicians.

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Eric Craven: Piano Sonatas

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I was not quite sure what to make of this music when I first read (or tried to read) the liner notes before listening to the CD. However, after hearing an insipid and monotonous piano piece by Ludovico Einaudi on Classic FM, I realised Eric Craven is a composer who has imagination, a principled compositional technique and last but not least, a sense of continual development denied to the Italian…

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William Christie and Les Arts Florissants in Season of ChangeThe Baroque ensemble Les Arts Florissants, founded by William Christie in Paris, is adjusting its protocols to account for changes in public funding.

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Say Bye-Bye, Stanley! Bye-Bye!

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Say Bye-Bye, Stanley! Bye-Bye!ASO PhotographHe’s probably not smiling quite this much right now.Stanley Romanstein – excuse me, Dr. Stanley Romanstein, Ph.D. – has resigned as CEO of the Atlanta Symphony. The ASO’s statement says this:“I believe that my continued leadership of the ASO would be an impediment to our reaching a new labor agreement with the ASO’s musicians,” Romanstein said in an ASO statement…

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The Robert Poulton Foundation.

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The Robert Poulton Foundation.Robert PoultonThe British baritone Robert Poulton was killed in a road accident in October 2012. A great loss not only to his family, but to the British operatic scene; at the time of his death he was performing in Dvorak’s Rusalka with Glyndebourne on Tour. Now to celebrate his legacy and to raise funds for the Robert Poulton Foundation there is a concert on 1 October 2014 at St…

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Barber on the verge of a nervous breakdownIt’s a romance but it’s not all about love. It’s a comedy but not everyone’s laughing. It’s a place where the one thing you can expect is the unexpected. The place is… Philadelphia?  
Opera Philadelphia’s new production of Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia (a co-production with Opera St Louis) is an hommage to the great Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar…

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Think you might like Prokofiev?

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Katie McCurry was last week's Music with Minnesotans guest. She received a suggestion from a listener to listen to Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 58, by Sergei Prokofiev. Here's what Katie had to say.

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Mozart's A major piano sonata K331: the manuscript is discovered!A chance finding in Budapest has brought a fascinating Mozart manuscript to light. But why cant we look at it properly? News has just come to light of a major Mozart discovery, of a priceless manuscript that had lain in the musty depths of Budapests National Szechenyi Library for who knows how many decades, only to be rediscovered by a Haydn scholar making one of the most fortuitous Mozartian tangents of all time…

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Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival - FinaleHatfield House Festival Chamber Orchestra rehearsing in 2013 Strauss, RVW, Haydn; Ruby Hughes, Claire Barnett Jones, Gwilym Bowen, Tristan Hambleton, Jack Liebeck, Hertfordshire Chorus, Hatfield House Festival Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Daniel; Old Palace, Hatfield House Reviewed by Robert Hugillon Sep 28 2014 Star rating: 4…

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