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Tags: Bruckner

Sandow on Ricker on diversity

0 Robert Levine

Most readers of this blog will know of Greg Sandow, if only for the work that he’s done for Polyphonic. But he’s done a great deal of other stuff, including writing a blog for ArtsJournal.com. He recently did a post on something that Ray Ricker had written for this blog, and it’s worth reading in

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Popcorn and Der Rosenkavalier

0 Robert Levine

I had been wanting to see one of the Met’s new HD-in-theaters productions, but not quite enough to trek half-way to Chicago to the nearest theater that carried them. Recently, though, one of our local movie theaters began carrying the live HD productions, and our new music director, Edo de Waart, was asked to do

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Tab dump 11/30/2009

0 Robert Levine

Pascal Rogé does good and does smart at the same time. Thanks on behalf of all of us. The Toronto Symphony posted a surplus for last season. Musicians in the Sarasota Orchestra have a lot of community support in their current labor dispute. The recession is hurting artists. (Did you think otherwise? Me neither.) This

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Trombone for dummies

0 Robert Levine

I’m a relative newbie to FaceBook, and continue to be amazed by what gets put up there by friends (both real ones and the FaceBook kind). I’ve seen wonderfully funny things, very suggestive self-portraits, blow-by-blow accounts of childbirth, and countless examples of Too Much Information. If blogging is the Internet’s Ego, then Facebook is its

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Trombone for dummies

0 Robert Levine

I’m a relative newbie to FaceBook, and continue to be amazed by what gets put up there by friends (both real ones and the FaceBook kind). I’ve seen wonderfully funny things, very suggestive self-portraits, blow-by-blow accounts of childbirth, and countless examples of Too Much Information. If blogging is the Internet’s Ego, then Facebook is its

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This wouldn't work for Bruckner either

0 Robert Levine

…but it’s pretty amazing nonetheless. In case you were thinking it was faked, this video will show you how it was done.

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Might not work for Bruckner

0 Robert Levine

…but for Tchaikowsky, this kid is amazing.

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Another orchestra for Lincoln Center

0 Robert Levine

In ICSOM/AFM/Local 802 circles, the New York Philharmonic, Met Opera orchestra, NYC Opera orchestra, and NYC Ballet orchestra are known collectively as the “Lincoln Center orchestras” for obvious reasons. It appears that they’re about to have some company: Call it Cleveland on the Hudson: The Cleveland Orchestra is setting up a multiyear residency at the

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