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  • Simon Rattle and Berlin Philharmonic

    Simon Rattle and Berlin Philharmonic

    The Berlin Brahms Bombers victory tour came to a premature finish Tuesday night. The leader of the Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle, received a hero’s excited welcome. The Second Symphony proved smashing, as had the first night from this inimitable orchestra’s two-evening visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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  • Ingo Metzmacher – I can’t believe it!

    Ingo Metzmacher – I can’t believe it!

    The well-known maestro, active propagandist of modern music, the one, who all Europe worships – Ingo Metzmacher has visited Moscow. Despite a number of possible difficulties – some heavy days, and, in addition, Friday 13, good luck has smiled to our magazine, and we managed to meet the adherent of modern music world and ask […]

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  • Stuart Lawson: «Time-proven Pursuit of Excellence»

    The hero of today’s interview is like no other. First, he is not a musician but a banker. But obviously he is not an ordinary banker as we are not a business publication and write only about things related to classical music. Stuart Lawson is CEO of HSBC Russia. The bank has won praise for […]

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Архив за November, 2009

Dallas Symphony Orchestra – «Alexander Nevsky»

Sounds that kept provoking smells and colors: Thursday was synesthesia night at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev’s cantata based on his score for

Macedonian Philharmonic celebrates 65th anniversary

Concert of the Macedonian Philharmonic in the Army Hall on Thursday evening marks the 65th anniversary from its establishment.

Valda Wilson sings opera’s praises

Australian soprano Valda Wilson talks about her meteoric rise to operatic acclaim, plus win tickets to see Riverside Opera’s production of The Elixir of Love and a Taylors of Harrogate coffee set.

William Preucil will give recital

The Department of Music at Ashland University has scheduled a guest artist recital featuring William Preucil, violinist and concertmaster for the Cleveland Orchestra

John Adams is feeling festive

John Adams sits in the audience during rehearsal with the Berkeley Symphony at Zellerbach Hall at UC Berkeley on Oct. 14.

Perspiration — but don’t forget inspiration

Dizzy Gillespie helped to set Alison Balsom on a career path as a classical trumpet soloist — if not in person, then at least in spirit.

FCC approves WGBH purchase of radio station

The Federal Communications Commission approved today WGBH’s purchase of classical music radio station WCRB-FM (99.5) from Nassau Broadcasting

Listel’s: Legendary producer Steven Epstein

One of the most influential pairs of ears in the recording industry belongs to Steven Epstein. The veteran producer’s name isn’t as famous as those

Perform at Royal Concert Hall

BBC’s Last Choir Standing winners Only Men Aloud will perform in Glasgow next week. The Welsh choir are back with a very special Christmas-themed tour

Alfred Brendel Gives Master Class

Alfred Brendel is classical-music royalty. He is a pianist who burst onto the scene in the late 1950s and who has since maintained his own identifiable sound