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Kirill Petrenko Goes to Berlin

The Berlin Philharmonic’s choice of the Russian conductor Kirill Petrenko, a native of Omsk, as the new chief conductor to replace Sir Simon Rattle is the biggest piece of orchestral news this week. 101 more words

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Berlin Philharmonic Selects Kirill Petrenko to Succeed Simon Rattle

“In choosing Mr. Petrenko, who is best known as an opera conductor, the Philharmonic’s players bypassed a number of more famous maestros and opted for a quiet, diligent musician who has won the admiration of orchestras, critics and audiences.” 17 more words

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"Transition," and a lack thereof in Berlin

In anticipation of the Emerson String Quartet’s performance tomorrow night at the Harris Theater, here’s a very, very underrated video I came across while preparing for my interview with Eugene Drucker. 37 more words


World first live double-DSD concert transmission tests start this weekend

Marathon music event from Japan will be followed next Saturday by live Berlin Philharmonic concert – and all in beyond-SACD quality

UPDATE 04.04.2015: Korg DS-DAC100m… 265 more words


Dudamel Won't Lead New York or Berlin in 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic announced today that Gustavo Dudamel has extended his contract with the orchestra through mid-2022. In addition to continuing his role as music director, he will add the title of “artistic director.”

Sir Simon Rattle Accepts New Job for 2017

Sir Simon Rattle has been appointed music director of the London Symphony Orchestra beginning in 2017. The current Principal Conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic will leave his post there in 2018. 11 more words