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Robert Langevin & Anthony McGill

Vermont Public Radio - 25 Jul 2018
New York Philharmonic Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 2, K. 314 (Robert Langevin, flute; Bernard Labadie, conductor) Tan Dun: Concerto for Water Percussion (Christopher Lamb, percussion; Kurt Masur, conductor) Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, K. 622 (Anthony ...
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The Best of Richard Strauss - 30 Jul 2018
Frühling Jessye Norman, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig & Kurt Masur; artwork Salomé, Op. 54, TrV 215: Dance of the Seven Veils London Philharmonic Orchestra & Vladimir Jurowski; artwork Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59, Act 3: Introduction and Pantomime ...
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Acclaimed pianist to play in Darwin - 25 Jul 2018
Acclaimed by some of the foremost composers of our time, Roger Woodward has collaborated with legendary conductors Claudio Abbado, Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Charles Dutoit, and performed with some of the greatest ...
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The Best of WNYC LIve - Volume Two

WNYC - 16 Aug 2018
Kurt Masur's first call when he needs a boy's choir (which happens more frequently than you might think), this Princeton-based group had a great time performing Libby Larsen's musical meditation on the humble harmonica. And why not- how often do kids ...
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Ken-David Masur, picking up the baton

The Boston Globe - 13 Oct 2017
For a long time, Ken-David Masur didn't think he wanted to be a conductor. Ken-David is the son of Kurt Masur, one of the great conductors of the second half of the 20th century. And although the younger Masur grew up in a family where “everyone is a ...
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Editorial: Joy Unites

Greenwich Sentinel - 19 Jul 2018
Who was Kurt Masur? He was an East German dissident who rose to become the conductor of the New York Philharmonic before he passed away several years ago here in town, at Greenwich Hospital. His life was full of intrigue and drama and could easily ...
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Music by Request playlist for July 14, 2018

Interlochen - 14 Jul 2018
Thanks to listeners in Alden, Traverse City, Kingsley, Arcadia and many other places for your requests this week. 1. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 (fourth movement); Kurt Masur/Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig. 2. Franz Joseph Haydn, Cello ...
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Almanac - Wednesday 7/18/18

KALW - 18 Jul 2018
1918 – Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer and politician, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013). 1921 – John Glenn, American colonel, astronaut, and politician (d. 2016). 1927 – Kurt Masur, German conductor and educator (d. 2015).
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Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Announces New Music Director

The Zebra - 21 Jun 2018
Maestro Ross served as Professor and Director of Orchestral Activities at the University of Maryland at College Park for a distinguished 16-year tenure. He studied conducting with Kurt Masur, Seiji Ozawa and Leonard Bernstein. Maestro Ross will conduct ...
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Bruckner Festival Challenged in Debut

The Boston Musical Intelligencer - 24 Jul 2018
Those who've favored the 1889 version include Karl Böhm, Riccardo Chailly, Valery Gergiev, Mariss Jansons, Herbert von Karajan, Lorin Maazel, Kurt Masur, George Szell, and Klaus Tennstedt. BSO music director Andris Nelsons has done the 1889 version ...
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Kurt Masur monument is unveiled

Slipped Disc - 08 Nov 2017
If you know the history of postwar Germany and the Cold War, and the role played by art and artists in the eastern zone, and the pressures they were under, one could only admire and honor a man like Masur who represented the best of Germany in an hour ...
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The Mendelssohn House in Leipzig turns 20

Deutsche Welle - 06 Nov 2017
It was German conductor Kurt Masur who secured the maintenance of the cultural monument in the mid 1980s when Germany was still divided. Later on, he made sure the building would not be torn down in order to make space for new buildings. In 1997, the ...
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Kurt Masur obituary

The Guardian - 20 Dec 2015
Kurt Masur, who has died aged 88, began his career as a kapellmeister in the first sense of the word, and proved himself able to adapt to the changing musical climate nearly half a century later. From the closed musical scene of East Germany after the ...
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Guest conductor Masur's choice of music off-key

The Providence Journal - 21 Jan 2018
I was about to give up on guest conductor Ken-David Masur about halfway through his debut with the Rhode Island Philharmonic last night at Vets Auditorium. Masur, son of renowned German conductor Kurt Masur, opened the evening with a perfunctory ...

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