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Ending an Era with Mahler 6

Simon Rattle’s final concert with the Berlin Philharmonic: how fitting for our tragic time: streaming live from the Digital Concert Hall.

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NYC18: Morgan Library

The Morgan is one of my favorite NYC places to visit.

I love the changing exhibits, with different old manuscripts every time I’m there.

And I’ve never taken a docent-led tour, so on this trip I spent an hour with a small group of others, all Americans, I think, learning from a Morgan employee. 122 more words

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Will the Real Shostakovich Please Stand Up?

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10

National Philharmonic Orchestra / Dmitri Shostakovich, conductor with Kabelevsky: Colas Breugnon Overture
Coliseum CRLP 173

I can’t be reproached for avoiding that ugly phenomenon of our reality. 318 more words

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Salonen conducts Mahler 9, Janowski conducts Wagner

Apologies for the drought of posts lately…I was busy finishing the remaining three classes of my undergraduate career (Music in Western Civilization II, Opera as Idea and Performance, and Advanced Inorganic/Organic Synthesis), which involved a lot of papers, presentations, and reports. 1,020 more words

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