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Frank Martin's 'Passion' Take on the Tristan Story

February 22, 2017 | Keith Clarke
CARDIFF--Welsh National Opera’s spring season, titled “Love’s poisoned chalice,” kicked off with productions of La bohème and Madam Butterfly , but it reached its climax with love’s most celebrated poisoned … » Read
 

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A Most Macabre Night in Disney Hall

February 14, 2017 | Rick Schultz, MusicalAmerica.com
LOS ANGELES--Implacable death and fond remembrance were the themes of Thomas Adès's program last weekend at Walt Disney Concert Hall with the composer-conductor leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in two of his major works: the U.S. … » Read
 

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Festival Madness: Bruckner on 57th; Tchaikovsky on 65th

February 10, 2017 | Sedgwick Clark, MusicalAmerica.com
“Only in New York” goes the cliché. But where else could an orchestra enthusiast sample, not one, but two festivals in interlocking weeks? Carnegie Hall presented the first-ever complete cycle of Bruckner’s nine numbered … » Read
 

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Kaufmann's Barbican Residency: More Poet than Warrior

February 10, 2017 | Mark Valencia, MusicalAmerica.com
LONDON—Jonas Kaufmann crossed the English Channel at the end of his Paris run of Lohengrin and embarked on a three-date residency at London’s Barbican. For the central concert on February 8 (he began on February 4 with a song recital … » Read
 

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Contemporary UK Group Takes on a Few Thorny Americans

February 8, 2017 | Keith Clarke, MusicalAmerica.com
CARDIFF, Wales--It’s ambitious to title a program “100 Years of Composing in America” lasting just over an hour, but that was the promise of a trio of players from Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG), giving a lunchtime … » Read
 

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Visual Whimsey Aside, Rusalka Fails to Flower

February 6, 2017 | John Yohalem, MusicalAmerica.com
A rusalka , in Slavic legend, is a female water-spirit, the personification and petty goddess of a stream or, sometimes, the malevolent ghost of a girl who drowned herself for love. Dvorák’s Rusalka , based on a Czech version of the … » Read
 
 

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