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Standing for Older Traditions

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

Last weekend, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, arguably the most prestigious ensemble in the world, performed three concerts at New York's Carnegie Hall. I attended two of them, on March 2 and March 3, and was surprised by how many Japanese people there were in the most expensive seats.

Berliners Give U.S. Audience Goosebumps

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- When 12-year-old Simon Rattle heard Mahler's Second Symphony live for the first time, he concluded he wanted to be a conductor. Forty-fiv...

Clap Between Movements: Poland, LA and Vienna

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Zakopane, Poland, September 19-25 On the Heights: A Chamber Music Festival Dedicated to the memory of Mieczysław Karłowicz whose music resides alo...

Music and Memory: Listening to 9/11

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

Friends who know how much I like to program my day with music in this way frequently ask me what I listen to on 9/11, but it's not easy to answer.