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The NY Phil Bandwagon is back. And this time it means business/a shipping container. nytimes.com/2021/04/30/art…
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Wayne Peterson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer, Dies at 93 nytimes.com/2021/04/28/art…
Paul Kellogg, a visionary impresario who led New York City Opera on artistic adventures and through 9/11, but crashed against a fundraising wall and led a dismal effort to leave Lincoln Center, has died at 84. nytimes.com/2021/04/28/art…
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Wayne Peterson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer, Dies at 93 nytimes.com/2021/04/28/art…
Theodore Lambrinos, Baritone With a Zest for the Road, Dies at 85 nytimes.com/2021/04/27/obi…
Christa Ludwig, Mezzo-Soprano of Velvety Hues, Is Dead at 93 nytimes.com/2021/04/25/art… An extraordinary singer and compelling artist in opera roles and art songs has died
Opera’s Biggest Fan Leaves Behind a Sprawling Time Capsule nytimes.com/2021/04/23/art… A fascinating glimpse into the life of a passionate opera fan
‘Peter Grimes’ Sails on Choppy Seas of Brexit and the Pandemic nytimes.com/2021/04/20/art…
Classical Music Podcasts Begin to Flourish, at Last nytimes.com/2021/04/21/art…
wonderful news: JESSIE MONTGOMERY is the Chicago Symphony's next composer in residence, 2021-24
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Gustavo Dudamel Hasn’t Conducted Much Opera. That’s OK. nytimes.com/2021/04/18/art… My take on Dudamel heading to Paris Opera
400 Days Later, the New York Philharmonic Returns nytimes.com/2021/04/15/art…
Gustavo Dudamel, Superstar Conductor, Will Lead Paris Opera nytimes.com/2021/04/16/art… Big news from Paris.
Last night, exactly 400 days after the New York Philharmonic last gathered indoors to play in front of an audience, the orchestra returned. nytimes.com/2021/04/15/art…
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A terrific performance by the superb pianist Blair McMillen and Orchestra Now at Bard College, last night, of Stravinsky's Concerto and Winds. youtube.com/watch?v=Vty_sP…
When Boston Ruled the Music World nytimes.com/2021/04/09/art… A look back to my first years in Boston in the 1970s, when it was a hub of contemporary music, as I discovered.
Carlos Santana, Branford Marsalis, Isata Kanneh-Mason, Valerie Coleman, Tania León and many more on their favorite Brahms! nytimes.com/2021/04/07/art…
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The Times obituary for Lois Kirschenbaum, the ultimate opera superfan and the grande dame of the Met's stage door since the 1950s. "End of an era" gets thrown around a lot, but this is the real deal. nytimes.com/2021/04/07/art…
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Tanglewood is ***back this summer*** for six weeks. Lots of Beethoven, Yo-Yo and John Williams -- but limited crowds and no vocal music. nytimes.com/2021/04/08/art…
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A Pandemic Opportunity: Geffen Hall’s Overhaul Accelerates nytimes.com/2021/04/05/art… Though the pandemic has been devastating for the performing arts, the Philharmonic is grabbing a chance to complete the renovation of David Geffen Hall in one shot, 18 months ahead of schedule.
Antonio Pappano will replace Simon Rattle at the LSO. In 2024 he moves the mile and a half up the road from the Royal Opera to the Barbican. thestrad.com/news/london-sy…
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Gail Slatter, Who Helped Make the Times Newsroom Run, Dies at 68 nytimes.com/2021/03/25/obi… Very sad loss. Gail was devoted to the Times and was a valued member for several years of the classical music team.
Gail was a great colleague and friend who made The Times a much better place and touched many, many people inside and outside the paper. nytimes.com/2021/03/25/obi…
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A Malcolm X Opera Will Get a Rare Revival in Detroit nytimes.com/2021/03/23/art… Exciting plans in Detroit.
He presided over some 200 “Brandenburg” Concerto performances for the society. “I’ve enjoyed every single one of them,” he said. nytimes.com/2021/03/19/art…
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From practically prehistoric March 2018: “an opportunity to think about what it means to be a maestro, to consider the vast power we grant to conductors and whether that power has outlived its usefulness” nytimes.com/2018/03/13/art…
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Yannick speaks out: In a letter to Met leaders, he calls the orchestra/chorus furlough “increasingly unacceptable” and urges them “to compensate our artists appropriately.” nytimes.com/2021/03/18/art…
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The Met's musicians have voted to accept reduced paychecks in exchange for returning to the bargaining table, where the company is seeking lasting pay cuts that it says are needed to survive the pandemic. nytimes.com/2021/03/17/art…
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“One way for the Met to honor the best elements of Levine’s hopelessly tarnished legacy would be to save the magnificent orchestra he built.” nytimes.com/2021/03/17/art…
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James Levine, the guiding maestro of the Metropolitan Opera for more than 40 years and one of the world’s most influential conductors until allegations of sexual abuse and harassment ended his career, died on March 9 in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 77. nytimes.com/2021/03/17/obi…
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The Met Opera’s Musicians, Unpaid Since April, Are Struggling nytimes.com/2021/03/15/art… Grim times for the company’s great musicians
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Mini-Concert at Massachusetts Vaccination Site nytimes.com/video/us/10000… An inspiring and generous gesture
A New ‘Aida’ Lands in the Middle of France’s Culture Wars nytimes.com/2021/03/10/art…
75 Artists, 7 Questions, One Very Bad Year nytimes.com/interactive/20…
Exactly a year ago, when everything stopped and halls and houses closed their doors, performances from Berlin to Philadelphia went ahead without audiences, but live streamed. I sampled six of them on that unforgettable day. nytimes.com/2020/03/13/art…
I’m so delighted that @HernandezJavier — one of the first foreign journalists on the ground in Wuhan last winter; an excellent pianist; a Met standee par excellence — will be The Times’s next classical music and dance reporter. Welcome to the team!
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Roger Englander, the TV magician behind Bernstein’s ‘Young People’s Concerts,’ dies at 94 nytimes.com/2021/03/04/art…
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He Was Born Into Slavery, but Achieved Musical Stardom nytimes.com/2021/03/03/art…
5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Tenors nytimes.com/2021/03/03/art… Great choices of incomparable tenors in magnificent performances
But then @TommasiniNYT, who had interviewed Larson a few hours before his death, explored the show's creation. "This is the story of a composer who almost realized his dream," he wrote. nyti.ms/3bV1NRP
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Antoine Hodge, Opera Singer With a Powerful Work Ethic, Dies at 38 nytimes.com/2021/02/27/obi… A sad loss of a dedicated artist
Love Classical Music? Anthony Tommasini Recommends Contemporary Composers nytimes.com/2021/02/23/art… My answers to some excellent questions from my excellent boss
Peter G. Davis, Music Critic of Wide Knowledge and Wit, Dies at 84 nytimes.com/2021/02/19/art… An excellent obit of the erudite and irreplaceable music critic Peter G. Davis
How a Scrappy Arts Group Survived the ’90s nytimes.com/2021/02/18/art… Hooked to the release of his new book, Will Robin tells an inspiring survival story
A gratifying, enthusiastic new review of my two-disc recording, with splendid colleagues, of instrumental and vocal works by Virgil Thomson, a reissue from the early 1990s textura.org/archives/t/tho…
Obscure Musicology Journal Sparks Battles Over Race and Free Speech nytimes.com/2021/02/14/art… A fascinating story
A Young Pianist Learns Liszt From Listening nytimes.com/2021/02/15/art…
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