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Speaking with Maestro Edo de Waart, it is clear just how much he loves music. When he assumes the helm as music director of the New Zealand  Symphony Orchestra in March next year, they will perform Mahler’s… 1,369 more words



The poetry residency/workshop with Mass MoCA/Tupelo Press was amazing, but it’s a bit of a jar being back home. It is especially hard to come back to a week that is so far removed from my usual routine. 195 more words


A Noble Attempt: Thomas Dausgaard Leads the Seattle Symphony in Mahler's Tenth

Thomas Dausgaard
© Ulla-Carin Eckblom

Can we really claim that there is a Mahler Ten? Opinions remain sharply divided among the most fervent Mahlerians. Some refuse to consider the proposition of performing even the first movement of the composer’s final, unfinished symphony – let alone any of the various attempts to construct a performable whole using the extensive sketches Mahler left behind at his death in 1911.

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Song of the Day: November 24

NYFOS is celebrating our co-founder Steven Blier this week! In honor of his birthday on November 25, each Song of the Day post this week will be a tribute to him.   242 more words

Song Of The Day

The Mahler Symphonies Guided Tour - Symphony No 6: The Scherzo Movement

Where We’ve Been: Movement I – a powerful opening movement that contrasts a marching militaristic sound with a sweeping romantic second theme. We felt as though we had won the battle, but not sure if we were going to win the war. 362 more words

Classical Music

Dancing with the Hasselblad

My course in Photography, would be called Dancing with the Hasselblad. I would choreograph it with Mark Morris. If photography is about your point of view, literally, then how can everyone photograph from within a space of 30cm ( Camera in front of eyes or there about) .Why is it so difficult to move with the camera, a deep breath and your vantage point already shifts, imagine if you could learn to dance around your subject, the range of images that would emerge, many that would completely surprise you and me. 550 more words

Elizabeth Krehm memorial

Last night was the third memorial concert for Elizabeth Krehm in support of the ICU at St. Mike’s.  This year the piece was Mahler’s Symphony No.2 appropriately enough.   261 more words

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