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by lennygoran
Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 120 CDs Later, a Conductor’s Legacy Is Still Uncertain
Replies: 8
Views: 280

120 CDs Later, a Conductor’s Legacy Is Still Uncertain

... https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/uFU8hY.jpg By David Allen June 18, 2021 Something odd happens when you reach the 28th disc in Sony’s enormous, ...
by barney
Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Kubelik Mercury and Decca Recordings
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: The Kubelik Mercury and Decca Recordings

... and Celesta, Sz. 106 Irwin Fischer, celesta Edward Metzenger, timpani Allen Graham, Lionel Sayers, Thomas Glenecke, percussion ERNEST BLOCH (1880–1959) ... INFORMATION CD 1 Recording Producer: Wilma Cozart Recording Supervisor: David Hall Recording Engineers: C. Robert Fine, George Piros Recording ...
by lennygoran
Sat May 15, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Conductor Who Whipped American Orchestras Into Shape
Replies: 12
Views: 842

The Conductor Who Whipped American Orchestras Into Shape

... https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/J8zJ8c.jpg By David Allen May 14, 2021 “For those who grew to musical maturity with the concert life of the United ...
by lennygoran
Wed May 05, 2021 6:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Choral Music
Replies: 2
Views: 518

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Choral Music

... the Beautiful” Tonality; Alexander Lloyd Blake, conductor ◆ ◆ ◆ David Allen, Times writer Think of the British choral tradition, and the mind turns to the massed ...
by lennygoran
Thu Apr 29, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Paul Kellogg, New York City Opera Impresario, Dies at 84
Replies: 7
Views: 705

Paul Kellogg, New York City Opera Impresario, Dies at 84

... dull acoustics of the 2,700-seat New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater), which had been designed to meet the needs of the ... University in New York. In 1967 he was hired as a French teacher by the Allen-Stevenson School in Manhattan. He went on to become the school’s assistant ...
by barney
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Grosvenor LIszt Sonata - plus comparisons
Replies: 11
Views: 588

Grosvenor LIszt Sonata - plus comparisons

... Liszt’s Piano Sonata in B minor, the centerpiece of his new album. By David Allen How do the great musicians prepare to play the great works? Each has his or her own methods, ...
by lennygoran
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Brahms
Replies: 4
Views: 273

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Brahms

... in B flat minor (Op. 117, No. 2) Radu Lupu, piano (Decca) ◆ ◆ ◆ David Allen, Times writer It took me a long time to love Brahms, whose music once struck me as all ...
by lennygoran
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Tenors
Replies: 10
Views: 713

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Tenors

... in the world. Fritz Wunderlich Agustín Lara’s “Granada” (Decca) ◆ ◆ ◆ David Allen, Times writer There is no more purely thrilling moment in all of Wagner than the end ...
by Rach3
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor discusses his new Liszt Sonata cd
Replies: 13
Views: 781

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor discusses his new Liszt Sonata cd

... Sonata in B minor, the centerpiece of his new album. New York Times By David Allen Feb. 15, 2021 How do the great musicians prepare to play the great works? Each has his ...
by lennygoran
Thu Feb 11, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What Comes Before Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’?
Replies: 1
Views: 288

What Comes Before Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’?

... us through the beginning of the end of the mighty Ninth Symphony. By David Allen Feb. 10, 2021 Manfred Honeck is one of today’s leading Beethoven conductors. As music ...
by Rach3
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Heartless Right regards grave markers in Arizona’s desert as a desirable deterrent
Replies: 5
Views: 620

Re: Heartless Right regards grave markers in Arizona’s desert as a desirable deterrent

... for an Army Reserve unit stationed there in 2003. The Army had prepped Allen Vaught, the captain who commanded the unit, with a handful of lessons ... to undo some of Trump’s policies. Biden’s acting head of D.H.S., David Pekoske, paused some deportations for a hundred days, and suspended ...
by lennygoran
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Playing Bach, Was He a Pioneer or a Reactionary?
Replies: 5
Views: 444

Playing Bach, Was He a Pioneer or a Reactionary?

... Karl Richter’s legacy can be explored anew with a 100-disc box set. By David Allen Published Jan. 21, 2021Updated Jan. 22, 2021, 8:39 a.m. ET It was Karl Richter’s Bach ...
by Rach3
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trumpsters' Sedition on Election Night-Sequel
Replies: 0
Views: 436

Trumpsters' Sedition on Election Night-Sequel

... Miller, conservative political activist and external Trump adviser David Bossie, and Justin Clark, the deputy campaign manager, leveled with ... assistance by Zach Basu. It was edited by Margaret Talev and Mike Allen. Illustrations by Sarah Grillo, Aïda Amer and Eniola Odetunde.
by lennygoran
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: From a 1550s Pandemic, a Choral Work Still Casts Its Spell
Replies: 4
Views: 354

From a 1550s Pandemic, a Choral Work Still Casts Its Spell

... his “Media vita.” But it has become a cult favorite of early music. By David Allen Published Dec. 30, 2020Updated Dec. 31, 2020 “Media vita” starts low, rising as if from ...
by lennygoran
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Best Classical Music of 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 417

Best Classical Music of 2020

... Joshua Barone, Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, Seth Colter Walls and David Allen Dec. 2, 2020 Anthony Tommasini Trying to Keep the Art Form Going “Then everything stopped.” ...
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Sopranos
Replies: 2
Views: 512

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Sopranos

... padre, un prego ancor” from Bellini’s “Norma” Montserrat Caballé ◆ ◆ ◆ David Allen, Times writer Isolde wakes. She sees Tristan dead, but as if he were glowing, as if his ...
by lennygoran
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Ming Cho Lee, Fabled Set Designer, Is Dead at 90
Replies: 0
Views: 535

Ming Cho Lee, Fabled Set Designer, Is Dead at 90

... (Rapport) Lee, whom he married in 1958; two other sons, Christopher and David; and three grandchildren. Mr. Lee, a 2002 recipient of the National ... he immediately shifted the praise to his lighting designer. “Without Allen Lee Hughes’s lighting,” he said of his mountainous set, “it’s just ...
by lennygoran
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Review: In a Cemetery, Music Lives
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Review: In a Cemetery, Music Lives

... Booth’s rollicking arrangement of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” David Beck recited a Johnson poem, and the mezzo-soprano Lucy Dhegrae sang ... four string musicians (Chala Yancy and Frédérique Gnaman, violins; Tia Allen, viola; Aaron Stokes, cello) delivered a mournful movement from Walker’s ...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Cleveland Orchestra, America’s Finest, Restarts Recording
Replies: 12
Views: 1377

The Cleveland Orchestra, America’s Finest, Restarts Recording

... longtime music director, the ensemble now has a label of its own. By David Allen Oct. 9, 2020 When considering Schubert’s final symphony and the Cleveland Orchestra, ...
by lennygoran
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: An Operatic Innovator Takes On Detroit
Replies: 0
Views: 832

An Operatic Innovator Takes On Detroit

... a park and a train station, will now lead Michigan Opera Theater. By David Allen Sept. 9, 2020 Yuval Sharon, who has established himself as perhaps the most innovative ...
by lennygoran
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: An Operatic Innovator Takes On Detroit
Replies: 2
Views: 405

An Operatic Innovator Takes On Detroit

... a park and a train station, will now lead Michigan Opera Theater. By David Allen Sept. 9, 2020 Yuval Sharon, who has established himself as perhaps the most innovative ...
by lennygoran
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Violin
Replies: 5
Views: 577

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Violin

... performance brings me so much joy. “Black Gypsy” Eddie South ◆ ◆ ◆ David Allen, Times writer You look at the title of the fifth movement of Beethoven’s Op. 130 string ...
by lennygoran
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: He Wasn’t Toscanini, but He Made Orchestras Sing
Replies: 6
Views: 1051

He Wasn’t Toscanini, but He Made Orchestras Sing

... the United States.Credit...Cecil Beaton/Condé Nast, via Getty Images By David Allen Aug. 13, 2020 “He drove the orchestra hard whenever there was a shadow of an excuse for ...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Ethel Smyth, a Composer Long Unheard, Is Recorded Anew
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Ethel Smyth, a Composer Long Unheard, Is Recorded Anew

... Ethel Smyth, a Composer Long Unheard, Is Recorded Anew By David Allen Aug. 7, 2020 “The exact worth of my music will probably not be known till naught remains ...
by lennygoran
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Mozart
Replies: 2
Views: 708

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Mozart

... here to discover and enjoy; leave your choices in the comments. ◆ ◆ ◆ David Allen, Times critic So much of what I love about Mozart tends toward the poignant: his ability ...
by lennygoran
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: So You Want to Be a Socially Distanced Orchestra
Replies: 1
Views: 1047

So You Want to Be a Socially Distanced Orchestra

... in its outer movements, balanced by charm and lightness in between. DAVID ALLEN ◆ ◆ ◆ Julius Eastman: ‘The Holy Presence of Joan of Arc’ Minimalism, expressionist harmonies ...
by lennygoran
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: After 25 Years, San Francisco’s Maverick Conductor Moves On
Replies: 2
Views: 1278

After 25 Years, San Francisco’s Maverick Conductor Moves On

... Mahler cycle since Leonard Bernstein’s with the New York Philharmonic. DAVID ALLEN ◆ ◆ ◆ John Adams The orchestra’s productive relationship with John Adams, the paterfamilias ...
by lennygoran
Thu May 21, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Celebrating Beethoven’s Birthday by Not Playing Beethoven
Replies: 0
Views: 1752

Celebrating Beethoven’s Birthday by Not Playing Beethoven

Celebrating Beethoven’s Birthday by Not Playing Beethoven By David Allen May 20, 2020 The pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet has already recorded Beethoven’s sonatas, with ...
by lennygoran
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Does the Pressure of a Pandemic Transform a Cellist’s Bach?
Replies: 1
Views: 1806

Does the Pressure of a Pandemic Transform a Cellist’s Bach?

... a day, just as she has released a polished studio recording of them. By David Allen April 20, 2020 Back we go to Bach. Musicians everywhere seem to be turning to his music ...
by lennygoran
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A Composer Finds the Old in the New
Replies: 0
Views: 2688

A Composer Finds the Old in the New

... has risen to the top of his field with complex yet engaging music. By David Allen March 20, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET One of the most performed orchestral works written this ...
by lennygoran
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: When Coronavirus Cancels Concerts, Critics Put on Headphones
Replies: 4
Views: 2821

When Coronavirus Cancels Concerts, Critics Put on Headphones

... on Sunday leading the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in Brahms at David Geffen Hall. I was especially looking forward to hearing the Piano ... a model of clarity and intelligence, if not of introspection. DAVID ALLEN Rossini, ‘La Cenerentola’ I try not to pass up the opportunity to hear ...
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: At the Boston Symphony, Andris Nelsons Still Seeks an Identity
Replies: 8
Views: 4779

At the Boston Symphony, Andris Nelsons Still Seeks an Identity

... orchestra, an acclaimed conductor struggles to define his mission. By David Allen Nov. 15, 2019 BOSTON — What is the mission of the Boston Symphony, the most generously ...
by lennygoran
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Martin Bernheimer, Tartly Eloquent Music Critic, Dies at 83
Replies: 5
Views: 5687

Martin Bernheimer, Tartly Eloquent Music Critic, Dies at 83

... which for most of his career he did for The Los Angeles Times. By David Allen Oct. 2, 2019 Martin Bernheimer, a classical music critic noted for witty, withering writing ...
by lennygoran
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Jessye Norman, Regal American Soprano, Is Dead at 74
Replies: 13
Views: 9417

Re: Jessye Norman, Regal American Soprano, Is Dead at 74

... its lines unending, its spirit unyielding even as time takes its toll. DAVID ALLEN Wagner: ‘Die Walküre’ It is one of the pivotal moments of Wagner’s “Ring” cycle — and ...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn
Replies: 4
Views: 3030

Re: Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn

... mix of hot young American singers (for Rinaldo, countertenor David Daniels and soprano Christine Goerke) and a crack team of clever designers ... Directed and designed by Francisco Negrin and Anthony Baker. Lighting, Allen Hahn; choreographer, Ana Yepes. Supertitles Cori Ellison.
by lennygoran
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: walkure tanglewood thunderous
Replies: 6
Views: 5654

Re: walkure tanglewood thunderous

Allen's style is annoying, at least to me. "Perfect was the pace, perfect were the balances, ... one on Pelleas a few years ago. Len http://classicalmusicguide.com/search.php?keywords=david+allen
by lennygoran
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: walkure tanglewood thunderous
Replies: 6
Views: 5654

walkure tanglewood thunderous

... Center Orchestra, a trainee ensemble, in Wagner’s “Ring” opera. By David Allen July 30, 2019 LENOX, Mass. — Richard Wagner put an obsessive amount of effort into portraying ...
by lennygoran
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A $55 Million Gift Aims to Ensure the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Recovery
Replies: 5
Views: 3985

A $55 Million Gift Aims to Ensure the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Recovery

... in coming seasons. And artistically the orchestra has been on a roll. David Allen wrote in The New York Times in 2015 that “it might be that no American orchestra sounds ...
by jserraglio
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dr. John, celebrated New Orleans musician, is dead
Replies: 0
Views: 3994

Dr. John, celebrated New Orleans musician, is dead

... a pair of albums with famed New Orleans producer-arranger-songwriter Allen Toussaint and funk quartet the Meters — the first of which, “In the ... career with Bluesiana Triangle, a collaboration with saxophonist David “Fathead” Newman and drummer Art Blakey, and homages to Duke Ellington ...
by lennygoran
Tue May 21, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: One Afternoon, Two Spectacular Orchestras
Replies: 2
Views: 3873

One Afternoon, Two Spectacular Orchestras

... Manfred Honeck and his Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, played at David Geffen Hall. Our critics were at both concerts. Anthony Tommasini on ... ensemble at Geffen Hall was similarly rare. As my colleague David Allen wrote in a recent essay, this conductor and orchestra have made their ...
by lennygoran
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Michael Gielen, 1927-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 6810

Re: Michael Gielen, 1927-2019

... Michael Gielen, Uncompromising German Maestro, Is Dead at 91 By David Allen March 13, 2019 Michael Gielen, a probing conductor who championed contemporary music ...
by jserraglio
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Andre Previn 1929-2019 R.I.P.
Replies: 14
Views: 8647

Re: Andre Previn 1929-2019 R.I.P.

... a libretto by John Caird based on Noël Coward’s screenplay for the 1945 David Lean film by that name. Toward the end of his life, Mr. Previn seemed ... adopted Summer Song, known as Daisy, and Soon-Yi, who married Woody Allen in 1997. Mr. Previn’s fourth wife was Heather Haines Sneddon. They ...
by lennygoran
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Met Opera’s New Season
Replies: 2
Views: 3411

The Met Opera’s New Season

... a great opera, period. James Robinson’s staging has a superb cast and David Robertson conducting. When I saw this production at the English National ... Rose as Claudio. Harry Bicket, experienced in Handel, conducts. DAVID ALLEN ‘Der Fliegende Holländer’ Mr. Girard’s post-apocalyptic production ...
by jserraglio
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Black Composers Series
Replies: 3
Views: 2780

Re: Black Composers Series

... the Trombone and Piano Concertos as well as his Lyric for Strings. David Baker (1931–2016) , the renowned jazz cellist and composer, was a pupil ... DISC 4: M 32784 CORDERO: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (Sanford Allen, violin) CORDERO Eight Miniatures for Small Orchestra DISC 5: M 33431 ...
by jserraglio
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: David J. Pecker Yeah!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 3851

Re: David J. Pecker Yeah!!!

lennygoran wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:19 am
Can Allen Howard Weisselberg be far behind! Regards, Len :lol:
Speaking of Peckers, Nancy did some cutting this Tuesday on Individual #1's.
by lennygoran
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: David J. Pecker Yeah!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 3851

David J. Pecker Yeah!!!

Can Allen Howard Weisselberg be far behind! Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 30 Years on World’s Greatest Song Partnership Flourishes
Replies: 0
Views: 2169

30 Years on World’s Greatest Song Partnership Flourishes

... Len 30 Years on, the World’s Greatest Song Partnership Flourishes By David Allen Nov. 23, 2018 MUNICH — In 1988, a young philosophy student named Christian Gerhaher got ...
by jserraglio
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Wall Street Journal Exposé: Pecker squashed the story; the WSJ printed it
Replies: 7
Views: 4496

Wall Street Journal Exposé: Pecker squashed the story; the WSJ printed it

... 2015, Donald Trump huddled with a longtime friend, media executive David Pecker, in his cluttered 26th floor Trump Tower office and made a request. ... and the longtime chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, couldn’t settle on a plan for getting it to Mr. Davidson ...
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: In a Wagnerian Whirlwind, One Conductor Breaks Through
Replies: 2
Views: 1110

In a Wagnerian Whirlwind, One Conductor Breaks Through

... whose conducting is “molten, combustible, an eruption of color.” By David Allen Aug. 7, 2018 BAYREUTH, Germany — The word we still use is “pilgrimage,” for, as Mark ...
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: @TheDickCavett A:"Imagine Donald Trump’s library." B:"You’d have to.”
Replies: 23
Views: 9564

Re: @TheDickCavett A:"Imagine Donald Trump’s library." B:"You’d have to.”

... nostalgic for those heady nights of yesteryear when he used to play David to Johnny Carson's Goliath (in this version, Goliath invarably won) ... he says, adding that he is tortured by the fact that his friend Woody Allen is bursting with more plots than he has time to put on paper. ''What ...