Monday , May 27 2024

Editor Pick: Music

Concert Review: American Symphony Orchestra – Arnold Schoenberg, ‘Gurre-Lieder’ (22 March 2024, NYC)

Krysty Swann with the American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein

The Bard Festival Chorale and soloists joined Leon Botstein and the ASO for Schoenberg's massively orchestrated, rarely heard cantata.

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Music & Film Reviews: Dion’s ‘Girl Friends’ and the Rolling Stones ‘Live at the Wiltern,’ plus John Smith and Doris Troy

Dion Girl Friends

Dion duets with female artists on a new album proving that he can still make great music well into his 80s.

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Concert Review: “From My Life” – Chamber Music of Dvořák, Beethoven, Smetana with Alexander Sitkovetsky, Wu Qian, Nicholas Canellakis

Composer Bedřich Smetana monument in Prague

What's happening in composers' lives often reverberates in the music they produce. The Asepct Chamber Music Series explored this at a revealing concert.

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Music Reviews: The Who’s ‘Live at Shea Stadium,’ plus Rockabilly Anthologies and Albums from Johnny Adams and Tyrone Cotton

The Who Shea Stadium

Music Reviews: a 1982 Who concert plus two rockabilly anthologies, R&B singer Johnny Adams, and Tyrone Cotton's debut.

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Concert Review (NYC): The Knights – Music from and Inspired by the Weimar Republic, and a Du Yun World Premiere for Pipa and Orchestra

Wu Man (pipa), conductor Colin Jacobsen, and The Knights

The Knights called on Maurice Ravel, Kurt Weill, Du Yun, Bob Dylan and more for the orchestra's contribution to Carnegie Hall's Weimar commemoration series.

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