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Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Performs for 70th Anniversary of United Nations and WWII

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is touring to mark the anniversaries of the end of World War II and the founding of the United Nations—the orchestra will perform at the UN General Assembly on August 28. The concert will include players from all of the major Allied powers, performing a program…See More
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Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Performs for 70th Anniversary of United Nations and WWII

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is touring to mark the anniversaries of the end of World War II and the founding of the United Nations—the orchestra will perform at the UN General Assembly on August 28. The concert will include players from all of the major Allied powers, performing a program…See More
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Christian Tetzlaff Lights Up Beethoven's Violin Concerto at the Grafenegg Festival's Wolkenturm Amphitheater

Dateline: Grafenegg, Austria, 7:30 p.m., August 21, 2015On a beautiful late summer evening, with shafts of light coming through a dramatic clerestory in the amphitheater called Wolkenturm, Christian Tetzlaff threw down his own shafts of light on Beethoven's Violin Concerto before a packed house at the Grafenegg Festival in lower Austria, unintuitively situated east of Upper Austria, deriving its name from its downriver location on the Danube River. Backed by the Festival's large and powerful…See More
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Christian Tetzlaff Lights Up Beethoven's Violin Concerto at the Grafenegg Festival's Wolkenturm Amphitheater

Dateline: Grafenegg, Austria, 7:30 p.m., August 21, 2015On a beautiful late summer evening, with shafts of light coming through a dramatic clerestory in the amphitheater called Wolkenturm, Christian Tetzlaff threw down his own shafts of light on Beethoven's Violin Concerto before a packed house at the Grafenegg Festival in lower Austria, unintuitively situated east of Upper Austria, deriving its name from its downriver location on the Danube River. Backed by the Festival's large and powerful…See More
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L.A. OPERA music director James ConloWhen we watch a movie or a opera, there’s a tendency that we can be emotional sometimes or go with the joy and fun of the scenes portrayed by the artists. What we don’t know is that it is not merely the artists move our feelings but the music that accompanies each and every picture. To be…See More
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Titanic Violin to Be Displayed at Two U.S. Museums

A violin that is reported to have belonged to Wallace Hartley, the bandmaster of the RMS Titanic, will go on display at two US museums in 2016.The display will mark the first time the violin will be available for the public to view since it set…See More
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Titanic Violin to Be Displayed at Two U.S. Museums

A violin that is reported to have belonged to Wallace Hartley, the bandmaster of the RMS Titanic, will go on display at two US museums in 2016.The display will mark the first time the violin will be available for the public to view since it set…See More
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Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Performs for 70th Anniversary of United Nations and WWII

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is touring to mark the anniversaries of the end of World War II and the founding of the United Nations—the orchestra will perform at the UN General Assembly on August 28. 

The concert will include players from all…

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Posted by Stephanie Powell on August 26, 2015 at 10:30am

Christian Tetzlaff Lights Up Beethoven's Violin Concerto at the Grafenegg Festival's Wolkenturm Amphitheater

Dateline: Grafenegg, Austria, 7:30 p.m., August 21, 2015

On a beautiful late summer evening, with shafts of light coming through a dramatic clerestory in the amphitheater called Wolkenturm, Christian Tetzlaff threw down his own shafts of light on Beethoven's Violin Concerto before a packed house at the Grafenegg Festival in lower Austria, unintuitively situated east of Upper Austria, deriving its name from its downriver location on the Danube River. Backed by the Festival's large and…

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Posted by Laurence Vittes on August 22, 2015 at 1:51am

Titanic Violin to Be Displayed at Two U.S. Museums

A violin that is reported to have belonged to Wallace Hartley, the bandmaster of the RMS Titanic, will go on display at two US museums in 2016.

The display will mark the first time the violin will be available for the public to view since it set…

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Posted by Stephanie Powell on August 18, 2015 at 12:04pm

Kaposvár Returns to Glory on Day Three of its Sixth International Chamber Music Festival

Dateline: Szivárvány Kultúrpalota, Kaposvar, Hungary, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., August 15, 2015



In a day of perfectly-selected music played mostly perfectly by extraordinary musicians, Day Three of the Sixth International Chamber Music of Festival called Kaposfest returned to the glory of previous years. Whether it was Miklos Perényi in Stravinsky, Máté Szűcs in Leo Weiner, or István Várdai and Apollon…

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Posted by Laurence Vittes on August 16, 2015 at 7:00am

Kaposvár's New Chamber Orchestra Festival Launches With Dazzling Playing by New Artistic Directors Kristóf Baráti and István Várdai

Dateline: Szivárvány Kultúrpalota, Kaposvár, Hungary, 7 p.m., August 13, 2015



In dazzling displays of virtuosity, the new artistic directors of the International Chamber Music Festival of Kaposvár called Kapofest, introduced a concept so radically different that it now could be rightly renamed the International Chamber Orchestra Festival of Kaposvár–and only marginally international at…

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Posted by Laurence Vittes on August 14, 2015 at 1:46am

Roman Totenberg’s Stolen 'Ames' Strad Recovered After 35 Years

The 1734 “Ames” Strad, which was owned and played by violinist Roman Totenberg and was named for violinist George Ames who played it in the late 1800s, was recovered after it was stolen 35 years ago from his…

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Posted by Stephanie Powell on August 11, 2015 at 11:07am

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