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New York CityLouisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

© Benjamin Ealovega
Revueltas, Glass
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra; Carlos Miguel Prieto; Jim Atwood; Paul Yancich

Newport NewsScheherazade, and A Philip Glass Fantasy

Barber, Glass, Rimsky-Korsakov
Virginia Symphony Orchestra; Eric Jacobsen; Michael Laubach; Robert Cross

NorfolkScheherazade, and A Philip Glass Fantasy

Barber, Glass, Rimsky-Korsakov
Virginia Symphony Orchestra; Eric Jacobsen; Michael Laubach; Robert Cross

Virginia BeachScheherazade, and A Philip Glass Fantasy

Barber, Glass, Rimsky-Korsakov
Virginia Symphony Orchestra; Eric Jacobsen; Michael Laubach; Robert Cross
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Dudamel unveils new percussion concerto in LA

Gustavo Dudamel © Vern Evans
His fans presented him with not one but two impromptu birthday serenades before and after the Brahms. "I'm getting old," Gustavo admitted ruefully to his public. He's only 36. 
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Dancing with Fate: RNS and Julian Rachlin

Julian Rachlin © Janine Guldener
Julian Rachlin visits Royal Northern Sinfonia as soloist and conductor, infusing Sibelius, Mozart and Tchaikovsky with a spirit of dreamy romanticism.
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Françoise-Green Piano Duo at the Vale of Glamorgan Festival

© Françoise-Green Piano Duo
Piano duo Antoine Françoise and Robin Green perform a challenging, innovative and entertaining lunchtime recital.
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Montréal’s ‘Philip Glass Fever’ raises questions

Kent Nagano © Benjamin Ealovega
While Glass' latest music has managed to package and sell a form of experimentalism to the masses, it also sparks debate about style versus substance.
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Tan Dun's Ghost Opera at Cleveland ChamberFest

Ghost Opera © Gary Adams
The penultimate concert for the 2014 season featured new choreography for Tan's ritualistic work, as well as a brilliant performances of percussion works and Shostakovich's second Piano Trio.
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L'Amiral Nelson a perdu une bataille

Nelson Freire © Mat Hennek - cami
Un « Empereur » de Beethoven à l'imparfait, que l'on on aurait souhaité entendre au présent. Une sonorité certes blonde et plantureuse dans Ein Heldenleben de Richard Strauss, mais d'évidents signes de fatigue au sein des pupitres de l'orchestre.
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Der König ist tot, es lebe der König!

Hille Perl © Uwe Arens
Anlässlich des 300. Todestages des Sonnenkönigs führt das Freiburger Barockorchester dem Publikum royalen Glanz vor Ohren.
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