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Beethoven - Piano Sonata 1 in f, Op. 2/1 (1795)

In his exceptional analysis, pianist András Schiff explains that, although Beethoven took very little from Mozart, he took much from Haydn, in particular how to build a work from small cells, and how to integrate and sustain asymmetry against symmetry. 136 more words

Hendrik Slegtenhorst

Weekend Classical Music: Mozart & Haydn, Jeunehomme

Alexandre Tharaud returns with this well known piano concertos by Mozart and Haydn. Tharaud plays again with the chamber orchestra Les Violon du Roy conducted by Bernard Labadie. 15 more words

New Album

Il low brow mondo della luna (ETO at Hackney Empire, 17 October 2014)

Surprisingly effective silly selenar shenaningas with English Touring Opera in the heart of Hackney. Ever been to Hackney Central? No? You’re not missing anything. I used to live on the Bus 254 route and passed by all the time but the shabbiness of the area never enticed me to step inside. 742 more words

Live Performances

Handel and Haydn Society: Brilliance

As I mentioned earlier this week, last Friday I had the opportunity to see a fantastic performance by the Handel and Haydn Society - Baroque Fireworks… 336 more words

Revision of Opinion: Brahms

My grandmother once was talking to me about composers she liked. She brought up the three Bs. She loved Bach and Beethoven, but was not too keen on Brahms. 405 more words

Arts and Culture Blog, Atlanta: Locked-out Atlanta Symphony musicians to perform 3 concerts Friday and Tuesday

October 10, 2014

The locked-out players of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, billing themselves as ATL Symphony Musicians, will be presenting concerts on Friday and next Tuesday. 244 more words

Matt Haimovitz