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Topic: “Music”

Music May 2005

New York chronicle

On Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci at the Metropolitan Opera, New York; the New York Philharmonic’s program of Bach and Messiaen, guest-conducted by Kent Nagano; Handel’s Orlando and Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West at City Opera; the Orchestra of St. Luke’s “Postcard from Prague” program at Carnegie Hall; two Schubert concerts at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Valery Gergiev at Carnegie Hall.

Music March 2005

New York chronicle

On Glenn Dicterow performing Aaron Jay Kernis’s Lament and Prayer in celebration of his twenty-fifth anniversary as concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic; Lauren Maazel conducting Fauré’s Pelléas et Mélisande also at the the New York Philharmonic; Vox Vocal Ensemble conducted by George Steel at Columbia University’s Low Library; performances by the Bolshoi Theatre at the World Economic Forum; & The Cleveland Orchestra directed by Franz Welser-Möst with soloist Radu Lupu.