August, 2013

54 Posts
Playing Second Fiddle
Giovanni Battista Sammartini: Symphony in A major, J-C 65 Franz Josef Haydn: String Quartet No. 31 in B minor, Op. 33, No. 1 Between 1715 and 1735, Alain-René Lesage published his 4-volume novel L’Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane (The
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Please think of us next time you’re at the opera
Recently you printed a heckle complaining about audience behaviour at classical concerts. Well, let’s look at this from the perspective of a pit muso at the Opera House.
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Salutations From Composer to Composer
Just like the rest of the world composers may or may not get along with each other; and they may or may not like each other’s music. In fact, insults sometimes fly. “He’d be better off shoveling snow,” said Richard
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Fauré – Hindemith
FauréCello Sonata No. 1 in D minor, op. 109 Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor, op. 117 HindemithCello Sonata No. 1, op. 11, No. 3 Performed by Guy Fallot, cello Monique Fallot, piano Recorded in 1954 – 1956 Fauré:
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Jörg Widmann plays “Fantasie”
Dorothee Oberlinger will be performing at the Beethovenfest Bonn.
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The Adventures of Benji
Britten and the Boys
It is a rather thankless task to write about Benjamin Britten in the context of a column entitled “In Love.” His long-time relationship with the tenor Peter Pears, which is clearly a love story, is not the issue and I
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Controversial conductor’s wife stood by her man
ELISABETH FURTWANGLER, 1910-2013
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GOH Grand Opera Production II La Traviata
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