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Valery Gergiev – Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3
Valery Gergiev, one of the artists mentioned in an entry under the section In tune, titled Hong Kong Arts Festival.
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Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zukerman – Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante, one of the pieces mentioned in an entry under the section In tune, titled Hong Kong Arts Festival.
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Maxim Rysanov – Bartok: Viola Concerto
Maxim Rysanov, one of the artists mentioned in an entry under the section In tune, titled Hong Kong Arts Festival.
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Benjamin Schmid – Brahms: Violin Concerto
Benjamin Schmid, one of the artists mentioned in an entry under the section In tune, titled Hong Kong Arts Festival.
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‘Unexpect Yourself’: Slogan Strikes Wrong Chord
I once spent a year in Rochester, N.Y., where seven months are committed to snow. Understandably, city leaders paid someone somewhere for a marketing slogan to get people to visit. The winner: “I’d rather be in Rochester – It’s got
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Handel at Work: A Virtual Look at the Original ‘Messiah’ Score
Ever wonder what kind of penmanship George Frederick Handel had? Was he the type to cross things out with a single, swift stroke, or did he cover up his mistakes in a scratchy flurry? Well, wonder no more.
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Review of the Decade: Classical
Ten years ago, there was chaos and inertia. Now Britain’s opera houses are world class – and its conductors have revolutionised their orchestras.  
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The Venezuelan – Gustavo Dudamel takes over the L. A. Philharmonic
The classical-music world has a fraught relationship with fame. On the one hand, people are always pining for the days when Arturo Toscanini, Leonard Bernstein, and Leontyne Price dominated the airwaves and appeared on the covers of magazines.  
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