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Regina Chernychko – Hummel: Piano Concerto Op. 85, 1st movement (1)
A piano concerto written by our “Composer of the Month” Hummel.
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In India, trying to win fans of western classical music
For ten days last month the adventurous, alchemising offshoot of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Renga Ensemble, could be found wheeling and lugging their Western instruments through the slums of Mumbai and gardens of Bangalore, past the goaty dogs and
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‘Dudamania’ hits Chicago. But is all the hype over Los Angeles’ new maestro justified?
The Los Angeles Philharmonic sounds like an orchestra that’s out to impress. A high-octane publicity machine is flaunting the orchestra’s new music director, Gustavo Dudamel, as if he were the Second Coming.
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Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7 – Allegro maestoso
A piece written by our “Composer of the Month” Clara Schumann.
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Classical music, with a Syrian twist
DAMASCUS, Syria — The Damascus Opera House was practically full one recent weeknight as a gathering of medical professionals from around the Arab world came together to hear the Syrian National Symphony Orchestra. The lights dimmed, and conductor Missak Baghboudarian
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Four elements, Four seasons
A supremely successful dialogue between the arts, this choreographic concert has triumphed all over Europe since its 2007 premiere at Radialsystem V in Berlin.
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U.S. Orchestra Performs in China, in Echoes of 1973
BEIJING — Grant Xia had the misfortune of trying to take up violin as an amateur during the collective madness of the Cultural Revolution. Chinese officials banned classical music and sent musicians to re-education camps. Mr. Xia’s family collection of
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In a China school, revisiting a kindness
DUJIANGYAN, China – Tang Zhongxuan remembers the night after the earthquake, when sleeping indoors was no longer safe but outside the rain had arrived.
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