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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Aisha Syed, Violinist and Goodwill Ambassador for the Dominican Republic

aisha syed dominican violinist

Renowned Dominican violinist Aisha Syed made her sold-out Carnegie Hall debut in 2018. Now NYC audiences will get another chance to hear her when she returns to Carnegie on October 10, 2019. The concert is part of Syed’s Heritage World Tour of 11 countries on four continents. Hosting the event …

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Music Review: On Clara Schumann’s 200th, Lara Downes Plays the Schumanns and More on CD and in Concert

Lara Downes Bridget Kibbey Magos Herrera National Sawdust

More than a fine pianist, Lara Downes is a cultural curator of top rank, illuminating the tradition of female composers from Clara Schumann to today.

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Concert Review: Nora Fischer and Marnix Dorrestein Update 17th-Century Song at Mostly Mozart Festival (NYC, 26 July 2019)

Nora Fischer

A classically trained singer and an electric guitarist reimagine 17th-century songs by Monteverdi, Purcell and more in singer-songwriter style.

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Concert Review: Neave Trio Plays Piazzolla, MMFO Plays Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ at Mostly Mozart Festival

The Neave Piano Trio, photo by Mark Roemisch

Antonio Vivaldi wasn't the only composer to find inspiration in the changing seasons. Astor Piazzolla's 'Four Seasons of Buenos Aires' was a revelation at the Mostly Mozart Festival.

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Music Video Premiere: Reuel, EDM/Classical Crossover Pianist, with ‘Für Elise’ as You’ve Never Heard It

Reuel classical fur elise

Reuel is a virtuoso pianist and classical-crossover and EDM artist whose most recent album leads off with a radical reimagining of the Beethoven favorite 'Für Elise.'

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Exclusive Interview: Voyage Sonique Violinist Augusta McKay Lodge on Performing in the Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs

Augusta McKay Lodge (photo credit: Casey Leigh Photography)

The award-winning musician discusses her career and upcoming concerts in the Catacombs: "This will go at the top of my unusual venues list, that's certain."

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