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A Classical Music Flash Mob with Superstar Cred

21, 2012

Above: video from Monday’s flash mob with performances by Renee Fleming, Yo-Yo- Ma, and members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Lyric Opera of Chicago In a nod to the increasing openness and whimsicality of the global classical music scene, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, soprano Renee Fleming and members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and [...]

Concert Shines Spotlight on Russia’s Political Prisoners

Kremerata Baltica
Kremerata Baltica was ones of the ensembles who performed in a recent concert to draw attention to the plight of Russia's political prisoners.
July 8, 2011

Concert Focuses International Spotlight on Russia’s Political Prisoners, Magazine Panel Picks Opera’s Top Singers and Joseph Horowitz encourages people to rediscover Rachmaninoff.

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Rossini’s “Armida” Live from the Met

28, 2010

The Metropolitan Opera presents Rossini’s Armida with Renee Fleming and Lawrence Brownlee (and five other tenors!)  live in HD from the stage in New York, this Saturday May 1 at 1 PM. See it in Columbus at Crosswoods, Worthington or at the Lennox Cinemas. See also for more information. [youtube pogwj4X87Zs 490 344] Grand [...]

Andre Previn’s Opera “A Streetcar Named Desire”

Andre Previn
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, February 2004
30, 2009

Andre Previn turns eighty this year. His accomplishments as a conductor, performer and composer go back over fifty years and don’t need a lot of approbation from me.