Posts Tagged ‘Anne-Sophie Mutter’

Bumps and Bychkov at MPhil

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

By ANDREW POWELL Published: June 25, 2015 MUNICH — Nearing the end of a rough transitional season, the Munich Philharmonic sounded confident and poised Monday (June 22) in its Gasteig home. Semyon Bychkov’s authoritative presence may have helped. With wide gestures he propelled the musicians grandly through Brahms’s Third Symphony (1883), stressing contrasts and drama […]

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Inspiration and Mentoring in the Workplace

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

by Edna Landau To ask a question, please write Ask Edna. Over the summer months, I had the opportunity to speak with a number of young people who are currently working in artist management, as well as others who have moved on to different areas of the classical music business. Having felt for a long time […]

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Berlin’s Lutosławski Tribute kicks off with Dvořák

Friday, February 8th, 2013

By Rebecca Schmid The Berlin Philharmonic is celebrating the centenary of Lutosławski with several concerts this month. The first of the series on February 7—featuring his Concert for Orchestra—opened appropriately with Anne-Sophie Mutter, who premiered one of his most important works, Chain Two, in 1988. In an interview I conducted two years ago, the violinist […]

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Rocky Seas, a Waltz and a Violin Concerto

Friday, October 26th, 2012

By Rebecca Schmid The programming of the Berlin Philharmonic, while reportedly having gravitated away from the players’ specialty in German repertoire since Sir Simon Rattle took the reins a decade ago, not only gives equal weight to post-Romantic repertoire but consistently illuminates connections between works which seem disparate at first glance. Andris Nelsons conducted the […]

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What We’ve Been Doing Lately

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

By Alan Gilbert Those of us who were involved in preparing for last year’s production of Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre are remembering the great excitement we all felt in this very same rehearsal room as we prepare for our upcoming performances of Janáček’s opera The Cunning Little Vixen, but are also amazed at how different […]

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