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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: Conductor Sergey Smbatyan on His Upcoming U.S. Concerts with the Malta Philharmonic

Sergey Smbatyan

Armenian conductor Sergey Smbatyan talks about his upcoming U.S. concerts with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra presenting music by Shostakovich and Maltese composers Alexey Shor and Joseph Vella.

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Concert Review: Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Soprano Sherezade Panthaki – Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ and More

Orchestra of St. Luke's at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park

The 'Four Seasons' benefitted especially from the outdoor setting. A real bird sang during the twittering of the violins in the first movement of 'Spring.' A dog barked. During 'Summer' real crickets formed a chorale as, in the music, a goatherd wept and a storm threatened.

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Concert and CD Review: Trio Vitruvi – U.S. Debut and Album Release (Carnegie Hall, NYC, 17 April 2018)

Trio Vitruvi

The young Danish piano trio makes a smashing U.S. concert debut upon the release of their first album, with music by Schubert, Shostakovich, and Dvořák.

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