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Following an underwhelming concert last Thursday, I was beginning to think I was getting too cynical for concertgoing.
Yes, I’ve been a bit preoccupied since Labor Day. Here’s what’s up:
New York’s classical music “pre-season” is off to an impressive – and momentous – start.
I am not surprised at all to read this. New York City’s Port Authority hub at West 42nd Street does the same thing.
Regular readers of my blog know I love Jenny Lin’s terrific traversal of the Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87. Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to hear her play keyboard works of György Ligeti in Greenwich House Music School’s recital space.
The press release just arrived in my email inbox: “BSO Managing Director Mark Volpe announces that James Levine will step down as Boston Symphony Music Director as of September 1, 2011.” It’s not live on the BSO’s Web site yet, so here are excerpts:
My favorite radio producer for the arts, the indefatigable Gail Wein, writes:
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