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New World Symphony wraps a pandemic season with Mozart, Wagner and a U.S. premiere

The New World Symphony ended its season Saturday with another online-only […]

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Sun Jun 06, 2021
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New World Symphony celebrates the sextet in chamber program

The classic chamber ensemble may be the string quartet. But Brahms […]

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Tue Feb 02, 2021
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Orchestra Miami’s streaming Beethoven festival is off to worthy start

The toughest musical challenge in this hazardous new era must be […]

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Sat Nov 14, 2020
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Seraphic Fire looks to the past for a pandemic season

The composers of Medieval and Renaissance Europe knew something about epidemics, […]

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Tue Nov 03, 2020
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New World Percussion Consort opens virtual season with several bangs

The ideal live performance probably doesn’t entail experiencing the music through […]

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Sun Oct 11, 2020
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“Ah, so you’re the composer of The Barber of Seville,” Beethoven […]

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Thu Feb 27, 2020
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When musical discussions turn to composers of comic opera, Bach may […]

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Wed Feb 12, 2020
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Aizuri Quartet makes bracing impact with envelope-pushing Kravis program

The most conventional thing about Monday’s concert by the Aizuri Quartet […]

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Tue Dec 10, 2019
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Pianist Gutiérrez provides the high point in Palm Beach Symphony’s Beethoven season-opener

The Palm Beach Symphony opened its 46th season Sunday afternoon at […]

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Mon Dec 09, 2019
at 11:42 am
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Kern’s rich Rachmaninoff a highlight in Ukraine orchestra’s mixed Kravis stand

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine has embarked on a tour […]

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Wed Nov 20, 2019
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Harold in Miami Beach: New World wraps “Viola Visions” with a new twist on Berlioz classic

For the viola world, there was big news Saturday night in […]

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Sun Oct 20, 2019
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Soprano Peterman impresses in Miami Music Fest’s mixed “Magic Flute”

A synagogue may not be the obvious venue for a Mozart […]

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Fri Jun 28, 2019
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MTT, New World Symphony wrap season with a world premiere, rare concerto and Berlioz classic

The New World Symphony will head to Carnegie Hall next week, […]

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Sat Apr 27, 2019
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A mixed bag of Latin-American Baroque from Seraphic Fire

The  early Spanish and Portuguese ships that came to the Americas […]

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Sun Apr 14, 2019
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Spanish and Portuguese colonists brought horses, sugarcane, Christianity and smallpox to […]

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Thu Apr 11, 2019
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Death becomes Stephen Hough’s intelligent virtuosity in Pinecrest

The pianist Stephen Hough sounded apologetic in his brief opening talk, […]

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Mon Apr 01, 2019
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Fresh from winning her third Grammy Award, conductor JoAnn Falletta will […]

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Wed Mar 27, 2019
at 11:13 am
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Soprano Cuervo is a powerhouse in FGO’s episodic but colorful “Frida”

The magical, pain-wracked and sexually charged world of Frida Kahlo came […]

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Sun Mar 17, 2019
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An unusual evening at the opera is clearly in the works […]

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Wed Mar 13, 2019
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Under Denève, the Brussels Philharmonic makes an impressive stand at the Kravis Center

The Brussels Philharmonic embarked on the U.S. segment of its North […]

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Tue Mar 12, 2019
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