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Composer: Ellington, Duke (1899-1974)

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Year of birth1899
Year of death1974
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
April 2018
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St PöltenGarrett Keast conducts the Tonkünstler Orchester

Gershwin, Bernstein, Ellington
Tonkünstler Orchestra; Garrett Keast; Savion Glover

AugsburgSinfoniekonzert: Jazz

Ellington, Schnyder, Milhaud, Bernstein
Philharmonisches Orchester Augsburg; Domonkos Héja

AlbanySwingin' on the River

Bernstein, Gershwin, Ellington
Albany Symphony Orchestra

BergenTo a Nordic Princess

Grainger, Delius, Ellington, Bach, Grieg
Ellen Nisbeth; Bengt Forsberg

SevilleReal Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla: Nueva York, Nueva York

Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla: Nueva York, Nueva York
Ellington, Gershwin, Bernstein
Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla; John Axelrod; Juan Pérez Floristán
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Bruckner Orchester Linz in Chicago

Angelique Kidjo © CAMI
The Bruckner Orchester Linz’s Chicago appearance was centered on American music with music director Dennis Russell Davies and vocalist Angélique Kidjo, rounded off by a Zemlinsky song cycle based on African-American poetry.
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BRB: A Shakespeare tribute

Brandon Laurence with artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet in Wink © Andrew Ross
It can’t be easy to programme a Shakespeare season that has something new to say about this giant figure in a year of excellent productions up and down the country, but this programme achieves it. 
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Jessye Norman in recital: “Hooray for Love!”

Jessye Norman © Carol Friedman
She made cynics swoon and skeptics burst: Jessye Norman, along with pianist Mark Markham, serenaded eager listeners with love songs from the Great American Songbook and 20th-century France.
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme E

AAADT's Celeste Sims in Ailey's Cry © Nan Melville
Une performance exécutée de mains de maitre par les danseurs, techniquement irréprochables, mais qui auraient gagné à être plus chaleureux et expressifs.
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Le concert de Noël du Philhar !

Mikko Franck © Abramowitz - Radio France
Réjouissons nous : le concert de Noël du Philharmonique de Radio France est né.
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