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Mussorgsky

Past and Present on Parade: New York City Ballet at Washington's Kennedy Center

Carla Escoda | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Installed at the Kennedy Center this past weekend, New York City Ballet bowed to its glorious past and flaunted its protean present in two dazzling programs.

The Paper Bag Was on My Knee: A Very Soviet Oregon Symphony

Brian Horay | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Brian Horay

Monday evening, Portland's big band bid farewell to Hannu Lintu... a guest conductor who is apparently the love child of Garrison Keillor and Plastic Man.

Glenn Gould, Petula Clark, The Beatles and 'the noise you make while breaking rules'

Dana Sachs | Posted 03.06.2013 | Books
Dana Sachs

Which music do you consider superior? The Beatles or Petula Clark? And, along these same lines, do you have an opinion on the "polarity," as Gould would have it, between Mendelssohn and Mussorgsky?

The Art of Collaboration and the Meaning of "Pictures Reframed"

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

I had a really disturbing dream: I woke up to a headline in the Times proclaiming that I had led my client, the celebrated Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, down the wrong path.