Allan Kozinn’s review of the fine Talea Ensemble’s Monday evening all-Boulez program in today’s Times is well worth a look, but I couldn’t help but chuckle when I read the headline. I was saying the same thing a decade ago.
My review of British pianist James Lisney’s impressive New York debut is live at ClassicalSource.com.
The storm sequence from Richard Strauss‘s Eine Alpensinfonie, Op.64, captured in an aircheck from November 23, 1947. Dimitri Mitropoulos conducts the New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. From Volume 1 of Music & Arts’ invaluable The Art of Dimitri Mitropoulos.