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The campus, which will be Juilliard’s first campus outside of its historic New York grounds, will be the first performing-arts institution in China to offer a US-accredited master’s…Continue
Posted by Stephanie Powell on September 30, 2015 at 11:57am
Posted by Stephanie Powell on September 22, 2015 at 12:51pm
Russian-born 20th-century composer Igor Stravinsky made his way back into headlines on September 4 with the announcement that one of his early orchestral works Pogrebal’naya Pesnya (Funeral Song), which was thought to have been lost for more than 100 years,…Continue
Posted by Stephanie Powell on September 11, 2015 at 11:31am
“We’re sort of in the middle of a transcendent year,” Joshua Gindele, cellist of the Miró Quartet, says of the artistic projects the group has taken on this year.
And he couldn’t have worded it more aptly. Gindele and his quartet members—violinists Daniel Ching and…Continue
Posted by Stephanie Powell on September 1, 2015 at 2:20pm
Datelines: Mondsee, Austria, Schloss Mondsee, Aug. 29, 2015, 7:30 p.m., and Aug. 30 11 a.m.
In 1785, Joseph Haydn was commissioned by a canon in Cádiz, the ancient port city in southwest Spain, to write a sacred instrumental music for Holy Week illustrating the "seven last words of the Lord." Haydn agreed and proceeded to compose seven slow, meditative sections for full orchestra framed by a portentous introduction and a ferocious,…Continue
Started by André van Haren in Playing May 1.