Friday Mar 7
Paris: At Last, We Have Images of The Peninsula Paris
We have been following the Peninsula Paris -- Peninsula Hotels' grand entry into Europe -- throughout its six year restoration of the former Hotel Majestic, a 1908 Beaux Arts building in the 16th arrondissement .
A French reissue of early Gershwin conductors and pianists
Near the end of last January, the French DIAPASON label issued an "anthology" CD of the music of George Gershwin as part of their " indispensables " series.
All About Jazz
Uri Caine Ensemble -- Caine Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
What is to become of the Great American Songbook, that cultural document that served as scripture to the jazz community for the better part of the Twentieth Century? Today, what we think of as jazz has flown so far and wide that it's definition encompasses everything from Craig Taborn's Chants to Robert Glasper's Black Radio and Black Radio 2 .
Makoto Ozone to Perform with Alan Gilbert and the NY Philharmonic, 4/22
Following his acclaimed New York Philharmonic debut on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, jazz pianist Makoto Ozone will join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in a newly added concert Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. The all-American program will include Bernstein's Candide Overture; Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, featuring ... (more)
Wall Street Journal
How Two Men Made a Lady Out of Jazz
Aeolian Hall, New York, 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 1924: Bandleader-impresario Paul Whiteman had planned his long-awaited concert, "An Experiment in Modern Music," to begin with a before-and-after illustration, contrasting the "primitive" early jazz of 1917 with the streamlined "modern music" he was pioneering in 1924.
New York Philharmonic delivers energetic Seoul concerts
For New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert, silence in the audience is not always the same.