Tuesday Mar 4
Maestro heralds WASO changes
After two shows under the stars at Perth Zoo to open the year, the WA Symphony Orchestra gets down to business at the Perth Concert Hall this weekend to start the tenure of maestro Asher Fisch.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Diversions-Music Review: Sarasota Opera's 'The Flying Dutchman'
Wagner's "Der Fliegende Hollander," , is a larger-than-life, sweeping opera that symbolizes a mythic, Brigadoon-like tale and romantic notion that only the love of a faithful woman can save a seafarer from a life worse than many deaths.
All About Jazz
Uri Caine -- Wagner e Venezia
Released in 1997, the Uri Caine Ensemble's Wagner e Venezia somehow evaded proper consideration within the electrons of All About Jazz .
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Cleveland Orchestra Midwest Tour: Mission accomplished in Lawrence and Lincoln
In both cities thus far on its brief Midwest Tour, Lawrence and Lincoln, the ensemble brought down nearly full houses with confident, colorful performances of popular works chosen precisely to cast the group in the most favorable light possible.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More - Into The Music
Virginia Woolf's musical expertise has been dismissed over the years. Both her nephew Quentin Bell, and her husband, Leonard Woolf claimed she had no technical knowledge.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
One of the most monumental intermissions in all opera happens between Acts II and III of Siegfried .
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Symphony goes to the Opera: ASO Masterworks concert gives a nod to Justin Brown's European achievements
The Alabama Symphony 's Masterworks concert on Friday referenced Music Director Laureate Justin Brown 's recent operatic exploits in Europe and highlighted a Wagnerian voice, the likes of which are rarely heard in these parts.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Binghamton University Pipe Dream
Guest Column: Dialogue is inadequate against Israeli oppresion
In 2001, conductor Daniel Barenboim violated a long-standing taboo in Israeli society by leading selections from notoriously anti-Semitic composer Richard Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" before a Jerusalem festival audience.
The Hastings Tribune
HSO to showcase young musicians at concert
Winners of the recent Young Artist Competition at Hastings College will perform as soloists with Hastings Symphony Orchestra conducted by Byron Jensen at Sunday's 3 p.m. concert at the Masonic Center Auditorium, 411 N. Hastings Ave. Flautist Margaret Lambie and lyric baritone Jacob Gilchrist were chosen as winner and runner-up, respectively, in the ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Jonas Kaufman Makes Carnegie Hall Recital Debut Tonight
World renowned tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his Carnegie Hall recital debut tonight, February 20 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with pianist Helmut Deutsch.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Irrelevant Crap: At what point does a work of art become "tainted" by the infamy of its artist?
Right at this second, there is probably at least one couple somewhere on this planet where the bride is walking down the aisle to the Bridal Chorus .
Buenos Aires Herald
Conceptual opera: how far is too far?
Readers of the Herald know that I disagree with the by-now lengthy trend of conceptual operatic production, a plague that started about 30 years ago and has contaminated opera houses all over the world.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Theater: "Tristan & Yseult" at the Guthrie
Andrew Durand in Kneehigh's production of “Tristan & Yseult,” adapted and directed by Emma Rice.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
'Laureate' Justin Brown's operatic side coming through in ASO Masterworks program
Alabama Symphony Music Director Laureate Justin Brown 's two-week Birmingham residency is focusing on two things he has done very well on two continents - modern music and opera.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Opera Philadelphiaa s Live-Tweeting Gimmick is a Terrible Idea
Cell phone usage and high art usually don't mix - that is, unless you wish to be a patron of the "wanna-be-so-edgy-it-hurts" Opera Philadelphia .