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Music Review: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz – ‘Key of A’ (Violin Sonatas by Beethoven and Franck)

Lara St. John Matt Herskowitz

Violinist Lara St. John and pianist Matt Herskowitz's new album is the gold standard of classical music albums: It lets you hear familiar music by the great composers as you've never heard it before.

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

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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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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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Concert Review: Alexander Sitkovetsky and Wu Qian – ‘When Tchaikovsky Met Brahms’ (NYC, 6 March 2019)

Alexander Sitkovetsky and Wu Qian at the Italian Academy, Columbia University. Photo by Majid Aliyev

Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky and pianist Wu Qian gave sumptuous performances of music by Brahms, Tchaikovsky, and Grieg at Columbia University's Italian Academy.

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New Enthusiasm for Eurythmy: Gabrielle Armenier Moves to Illuminate the Human Experience and Creative Process  

Eurythmy produces a performing experience unlike many others; it lures you in to new shores, perhaps a bit like the song of the sirens once captured Odysseus.

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Music Review: Isabelle Faust, Freiburger Barockorchester – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Symphony No. 5, Hebrides

What we hear on this recording is a virtuoso who makes it all sound easy, who draws deeply felt emotion and faery-dust thrills from her instrument with a feeling of effortlessness.

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Concert Review: Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and Pianist Akira Eguchi (NYC, 20 April 2017)

Celebrated violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and pianist Akira Eguchi's program ranged from the 28-year-old Beethoven's teemingly imaginative first violin sonata to an evocative work for violin and electronics written in 2009 by the then also 28-year-old Jakub Ciupinski, inspired by the WWII wreck of an Italian ship.

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