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The 1926 premiere of Janacek's Sinfonietta in Prague. Also on this day... American conductor, composer, arranger Leroy Anderson bor...
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While looking up music in the post-Janácek era, I came across Vítezslava Kaprálová, (1915-40), among all the famous names who mentored her, like Ta...
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Part three of our survey of the real 20 greatest conductors of all time is now ready. Part one is here, part two is here . We hope that you will a...
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During this Mahler anniversary year Deutsche Grammophon and Decca lead the way by honoring the revolutionary composer with Mahler 150. Certainly o...
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Bill Bryden's production of Janácek's The Cunning Little Vixen is 20 years old and has been seen at the Royal Opera House, London with much starrie...
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Last week our Music Director Beverley Ervine arranged for an interview with Michael Lang, President of the Hamburg based recording consortium in...
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Janàcek's From The House of The Dead opens in New York this week. How will it be received? This is a grim opera set in a Siberian prison in Tsarist...
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Gioconda De Vito was an Italian violinist born on July 22, 1907 (Heifetz was 6 years old.) She began formal violin lessons with an uncle, who was a...
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Jan Kubelík was a Czech violinist and composer born on July 5, 1880 (Brahms was 47 years old.) His first lessons were with his father, who was an a...
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I noticed with interest the other day a list of favorite Mahler recordings that Alex Ross  posted on his indispensable blog, which quickly sparked...
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Pursuant to my Mahler column this week, here's a list of favorite recordings of the nine, ten, or eleven Mahler symphonies, depending on how yo...
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When I started this blog, I promised to share with you things of my daily life that no one or few see. However, I haven't showed you the place wher...
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