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Menuhin at 100

tomorrow evening (sunday 17th),  6.45-7.30pm, on bbc radio 3
menuhin at 100 (in the sunday feature series) 204 more words

4:43 of Mussorgsky - February 16th

Poor old castle painted by great Modest Mussorgsky’s Old Castle in his Pictures at an Exhibition. Frequently played, well known but still worth of listening again. Such a beautiful musical painting.

Something Different For Few Minutes

Philharmonic Society of Orange County announces 2016-17 season

First out of the gate …

Berlin Philharmonic tops O.C. presenter’s 2016-17 slate. The Orange County Register, Jan. 20, 2016.

photo: courtesy of philharmonic society of orange county

Classical Music

Learn from the past mistakes

I like to start my first Monday in 2016 with a quote I read today, and one of my favorite Violin concertos – Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 49 more words

The Nutcracker - Or Why I Sometimes Do Like Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

In my previous post on Tchaikovsky’s symphony no. 5 I’ve stated that I don’t like Tchaikovsky very much. However, I must admit he really did some magical (and not in the Disney sense of the word) melodies in his ballets. 283 more words

Album Review

Young Russian Pianist Dazzles with New York Philharmonic

Twenty-four-year-old Daniil Trifonov has been generating buzz since 2011, when he took first prize in the Arthur Rubenstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv at age 20. 377 more words