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Haydn Cello Concerto Number 1

I listened to this at the Cleveland Orchestra a few months ago; it was a remarkable experience. I got the cheapest seats I could, $25 in the second row. 127 more words

December Classical Release 2015

available December 11th

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Concert in Milan to benefit the FAI property Villa Necchi Campiglio

Photo of the Cleveland Orchestra – and Franz Welser-Möst – credit Roger-Mastroianni – courtesy of FAI

On Sunday, October 18, 2015 there will be a concert at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, where the Maestro Franz Welser-Möst will conduct the Cleveland Orchestra with the participation of pianist Radu Lupu. 220 more words

Favourite Recording: Boulez and Zimerman Play Ravel

The virtuoso Krystian Zimerman is joined by the famous (or infamous to some) Pierre Boulez in this recording to perform the two piano concertos by Maurice Ravel. 228 more words


The Mahler Symphonies Guided Tour - Symphony No 4: Movement IV

Where We Have Been: Movement I – childlike fun. Movement II – more of the same, but with the creepy spectre of fiddling death overshadowing things. 364 more words

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The Mahler Symphonies Guided Tour - Symphony No 4: Movement III

Where We’ve Been: Movement I – Child-like ice-skating. Movement II – the creepy violin of death.

Mahler wrote a few heart-stoppingly beautiful slow movements. (The Mahler 5 fourth movement is probably the most famous.) In my opinion, this one is his second-most beautiful. 699 more words

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That's What I Like About Sundays

Ok I know I gave you my weekend update post yesterday,  but this weekend was so great that it needs two posts.

In addition to camping, we had a pretty fun Sunday. 253 more words

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