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Eduard Laurel
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New York Phil's Gala at 175!
The New York Philharmonic honored its 175 anniversary at its
Opening Gala Concert on September 21st with a brilliant American program of works
the orchestra has premiered, past to present. Aaron Diehl was the superb piano
soloist in his Philharmonic debut, ...
New York Phil's Gala at 175!
New York Phil's Gala at 175!
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Brahms, Bats, and Octopi Irati
After the sixth concert of the SCMS's Summer Festival, a strange thing
occurred on the 10:56 p.m. bus from 3rd and Union. There boarded a young Siegfried
Kurt Cobain wannabe with long strands of blond locks entirely covering his face
a-la-mop, he was trippi...
Brahms, Bats, and Octopi Irati
Brahms, Bats, and Octopi Irati
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It was a HOT and STEAMY night
American pianist Soheil Nasseri played a solo recital last week
featuring beloved masterpieces, though it could have been heard to
disadvantage by two ancillary issues. In Manhattan's Merkin Hall, the
audience baked and fanned, so Mr. Nasseri must have broi...
It was a HOT and STEAMY night
It was a HOT and STEAMY night
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ICE AS VICE
The International Contemporary Ensemble, ICE, one of the world’s
most successful and high profile new music groups, was presented by Lincoln Center's
Mostly Mozart Festival at Merkin Hall on the August 23rd. Featuring five
concerto premieres by four compose...
ICE AS VICE
ICE AS VICE
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Seattle Concert 5
Beginning an evening of marvels was pianist Alessio Bax's
recital of a well-matched pairing of Scriabin's 3rd Sonata and the Liebesleid
of Kreisler in Rachmaninoff's version. Beautifully executed with his own voice,
a sepia toned one, the concert transcript...
Seattle Concert 5
Seattle Concert 5
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CrackCritic's Apologia
I, CrackCritic, would like to apologize to my readers for the
long silence, but despondencies on the many levels that seemed to mirror that
of my scene, city, country and world, proved paralyzing. I would like to
restrict myself to describing only the music...
CrackCritic's Apologia
CrackCritic's Apologia
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The Turner Of Music
Before the world premiere of Jeremy Turner's The Inland Seas sponsored by the SCMS
Commissioning Club this Monday evening, a lovely woman next to me asked about
my scribbling on a waiter pad. "Are you from The Stranger? The Seattle Times?"  "No, just a blog...
The Turner Of Music
The Turner Of Music
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Thile Thrifecta
A remarkable evening was the presented by the SCMS with the
riches of THREE concerts in one night featuring the astonishing mandolinist
Chris Thile. The only appropriate way to address this man, this Huckleberry
Finn that everyone would want to have as a so...
Thile Thrifecta
Thile Thrifecta
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The Turner of music
Before the world premiere of Jeremy Turner's The Inland Seas sponsored by the SCMS
Commissioning Club this Monday evening, a lovely woman next to me asked about
my scribbling on a waiter pad. "Are you from The Stranger? The Seattle Times?"  "No, just a blog...
The Turner of music
The Turner of music
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Thile
A remarkable evening was the presented by the SCMS with the
riches of THREE concerts in one night featuring the astonishing mandolinist
Chris Thile. The only appropriate way to address this man, this Huckleberry
Finn that everyone would want to have as a so...
Thile
Thile
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