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Walter Waugaman
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This is the review from the Philadelphia Inquirer: The allure of sibling musicians extends beyond novelty and well into telepathy Violinist Yehudi Menuhin was always best with his pianist sister, Hephzibah; they claimed to read each other's music... read more
I enjoyed the concert very much. When the orchestra came out on stage, I noticed that there was only about 2/3 the normal compliment of players, however, this turned out to perfect for the music performed in this concert in the Perelman Theater i... read more
This review was published in the Saturday October 10, 2009 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer. This is a review of the Thursday October 8, 2009 performance. I attended the Saturday October 10, 2009 performance. I emphatically agree with all o... read more
All around wonderful performance - went home humming some of the melodic themes of the last movement of the Brahms piano concerto. I agree with Peter Dobrin's review in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 10-03-09 below. The Philadelphia Orchestra now ... read more
Loved the whole program. As usual the quality of the performance of all participants was high. Of particular note was Elizabeth Zharoff the new soprano in the masters opera program.
These excerpts from David Patrick Stearns' review in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 10-24-09 and especially the last sentence express my thoughts about this concert. The Italianate qualities of Rossini and Mendelssohn were intelligently differentia... read more
I agree with most of Peter Dobrin's review in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 10-17-09. In addition to his comments in the review, I noticed that not only the Schumann Symphony No. 1, "Spring," but all of the works in the program were played "straig... read more
I agree with everything in this review. - Walter Waugaman Posted on Sat, Oct. 31, 2009 Led by Jurowski, the orchestra steps up its game By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic While the leadership of the Philadelphia Orchestra has been ... read more
1. The Second Student Recital of October 14 Of particular note were the Berg String Quartet, Op. 3 which was excellently performed by Bryan Lee, Joel Link, Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt and Camden Shaw and likewise the Beethoven Trio Op. 70, No. 1 b... read more
I agree completely with this review. Posted on Fri, Oct. 30, 2009 Curtis season opens gloriously to discerning ear By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic Nights like the one the Curtis Institute of Music had Tuesday - in which everythin... read more
I thought this review by J.P.S. was accurate. Added note: She broke a string, I think it was the A string, near the beginning of the last movement and had to stop. She left the stage followed by the conductor and both returned as soon as she ... read more
PLEASANT NIGHT WITH THE ORCHESTRA A comfort-level concert with Denève and favorites. By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic Stéphane Denève is not what you could call a high-impact podium presence. He led a perfectly pleasant concert Thur... read more
Posted on Fri, Nov. 20, 2009 Eschenbach goes deep into Mahler's Seventh By David Patrick Stearns Inquirer Classical Music Critic Christoph Eschenbach saved the strangest for last in his complete Mahler symphony cycle with the Philadelphia Orch... read more
Posted on Sat, Dec. 5, 2009 Making others look good Nézet-Séguin stands out by standing back By David Patrick Stearns Inquirer Classical Music Critic Of all the paradoxes: Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin became the hero of his own concert by ce... read more
Posted on Sat, Dec. 12, 2009 Walker work premiered by orchestra By David Patrick Stearns Inquirer Classical Music Critic The powerful romanticism that comes with late-period works was unavoidable at the world premiere of George Walker's Violin ... read more
I throughly enjoyed the whole program. I haven't heard either Juliet Kang play a solo piece since her graduation recital at Curtis and I haven't heard Thomas Kraines at all since his graduation recital at Curtis and I also haven't heard Natalie Z... read more
Here is the review published in the Philadelphia Inquirer today with which I completely and emphatically agree. I must add three more observations. First, the pianissimo passages in the second movement of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto were the ... read more
In the 26th Student Recital of January 13th, Masha Popova played the difficult Prokofiev Sonata in D, Op. 94 beautifully with Hugh Sung on piano. I like this sonata a lot and I greatly enjoyed their performance of it. This was the first time tha... read more
Here is the review from the Philadelphia Inquirer: Posted on Sat, Jan. 16, 2010 Soprano Karita Mattila with Phila. Orchestra By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic Richard Strauss penned dozens of orchestral songs, but somehow the Phila... read more
Posted on Sat, Jan. 23, 2010 Mozart masters at the Kimmel By David Patrick Stearns Inquirer Classical Music Critic Not so long ago (it seems), pianist Robert Levin and conductor Nicholas McGegan were the juvenile delinquents of the early-music w... read more
Posted on Sat, Jan. 30, 2010 Maestro mines players' trust By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic In an era that seems to confuse balletics and bouncing locks with conducting skills, you might not pick out Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos as the... read more
Posted on Sat, Feb. 13, 2010 Orchestra delivers a Kancheli keeper By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic Now that we're all having relationships with our iPods, and now that the Philadelphia Orchestra is having a relationship with big r... read more
Excellent performance.
Posted on Sat, Feb. 27, 2010 A grim 'Year 1905,' a polished orchestra By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic Crowds are massing on the square, where it's cold and eerily quiet. They've come to deliver a petition, these thousands of unar... read more
Posted on Sat, Mar. 6, 2010 Eschenbach, Schumann: If this is it, it's wonderful By David Patrick Stearns Inquirer Classical Music Critic If this weekend is Christoph Eschenbach's once-and-for-all swan song to the Philadelphia Orchestra - he's not... read more
Posted on Sat, Mar. 13, 2010 Vänskä beefs up the contrast in Sibelius '2d' By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic There is nothing vaguely felt in Osmo Vänskä's Sibelius Symphony No. 2. He feels strongly about it all. When it's fast, ... read more
Posted on Sat, Mar. 20, 2010 Jurowski shows what he can do with Beethoven 3d: A lot By David Patrick Stearns Inquirer Classical Music Critic All eyes were on conductor Vladimir Jurowski's return visit to the Philadelphia Orchestra on Thursday -... read more
Posted on Sat, Mar. 27, 2010 Chicago maestro leads orchestra in Elgar, Mozart By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic Even if you remember nothing else of Elgar's Symphony No. 1, you leave the hall with the great, noble theme of the fi... read more
Posted on Sat, Apr. 10, 2010 One for the road: Orchestra tunes up for Asia By David Patrick Stearns Inquirer Classical Music Critic The Philadelphia Orchestra's spring tour of Asia is making itself felt in the coming Kimmel Center concert weeks... read more
Posted on Sat, Apr. 17, 2010 Beautiful, if not bold, Beethoven from Ax; polish from the orchestra By Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic Unfailingly genial and totally lacking any sense of struggle, Emanuel Ax's playing is nothing if n... read more
I heard all four pieces on the program for the first time this evening: Trio pathéthique by Mikhail Glinka, Sonata followed by an interesting introduction by Matthew Glandorf of the following three early baroque pieces : Undcecima by Dario Castell... read more
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