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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: 2171

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: 3274

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: 5513

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: 2392

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: 4492

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: 4492

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: 2987

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: 3197

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: 3553

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: 5111

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: 6931

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: 2886

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: 2337

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: 3305

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: 3305

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: 1928

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: 3653

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: 793

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: 6633

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 ...
by jserraglio
Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: @TheDickCavett A:"Imagine Donald Trump’s library." B:"You’d have to.”
Replies: 23
Views: 6633

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

... when introducing to a heartland audience a jittery, cane-wielding David Bowie in a 1974 show in which Mr. Bowie rattled on about “black noise,” ... there, 
unresting death a whole day nearer now. “I gave it to Woody Allen,” he said. “About a week after that, I ran into him, I guess, I said, ...
by John F
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Brushing up your Shakespeare
Replies: 5
Views: 1684

Brushing up your Shakespeare

... Women Are So Simple.” The score of “Hair” found room for words from Allen Ginsberg, Abraham Lincoln, the Hare Krishna mantra and a Village Voice ... quartet featuring Joe Morton (“Scandal”) and the much-missed tenor David Carroll. While Ms. Taub’s adventurous score plays fairly fast and loose ...
by lennygoran
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bayreuth Lohengrin Review
Replies: 11
Views: 3022

Re: Bayreuth Lohengrin Review

... down at the premiere on Wednesday night, there “were barely any boos,” David Allen wrote in his review for The New York Times. But there were more than a few scratched ...
by lennygoran
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bayreuth Lohengrin Review
Replies: 11
Views: 3022

Bayreuth Lohengrin Review

... Review: Bayreuth’s First American Director Arrives With ‘Lohengrin’ By David Allen July 26, 2018 BAYREUTH, Germany — In the 142 years since Richard Wagner made front-page ...
by lennygoran
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: NY Times Article From Different Critics
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

NY Times Article From Different Critics

... Petrenko, though, was on fire in his first go at the opera.) I loved David Allen’s profile of Stefan Herheim, a director who always makes me think, but I found Mr. Herheim’s ...
by lennygoran
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Herheim NYTimes Article
Replies: 0
Views: 2205

Herheim NYTimes Article

... Stefan Herheim’s Glittering Collisions Have Changed Opera By David Allen June 29, 2018 LEWES, England — Stefan Herheim wants your attention. When his productions ...
by jserraglio
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Bernstein Sony big box due in mid-August
Replies: 8
Views: 7630

New Bernstein Sony big box due in mid-August

... 244 (sung in English) 2. Commentary on St Matthew Passion by Bernstein David Lloyd (Tenor: Evangelist) William Wilderman (Bass: Jesus) Donald Bell (bass · baritone: Peter, Judah) Adele Addison (soprano) Betty Allen (mezzo soprano) Charles Bressler (tenor) New York University Chaos Chorus ...
by John F
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Replies: 22
Views: 9626

Re: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

... Jill Grove (Magdalene), Ben Heppner (Walther), Matthew Polenzani (David), James Morris (Sachs). Production: Otto Schenk. Conductor: James Levine. The rest of the cast included Thomas Allen (Beckmesser) and René Pape (Pogner). There are more excerpts from the telecast ...
by jserraglio
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Super-Bowl preview: Do Eagles have a shot without Wentz?
Replies: 13
Views: 4075

Super-Bowl preview: Do Eagles have a shot without Wentz?

... (STL) 9.2 Steve McNair (TEN) 6.2 3.0 Yes 1982 Joe Theismann (WSH) 7.5 David Woodley (MIA) 4.6 2.9 Yes 1979 Terry Bradshaw (PIT) 6.6 Vince Ferragamo ... plays. The Eagles had seven linemen, throwing in Jernigan and Beau Allen, who took more than 40 percent of the defensive snaps this season. ...
by RebLem
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 872
Views: 646674

Re: What I listened to today

... Coull String Quartet (Roger Coull & Philip Gallaway, violins, David Curtis, viola, John Todd, cello) + Angela Malsbury, clarinet & David ... |Tr. 15, Seit Ich Ihn Gesehen (2'28) |Tr. 16, Der Herrlichste Von Allen (3'48) |Tr. 17, Ich Kann's Nicht Fassen, Nicht Glauben (1'48) |Tr. ...
by jserraglio
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: World Series Games 7
Replies: 21
Views: 5349

World Series Games 7

... who seemed to be cruising. A modest Indians comeback followed by a David Ross homer. A gassed Aroldis Chapman giving up that game-tying homer ... ended. Chris Carpenter started his third game in a seven game series. Allen Craig of all people robbed someone of a homer in the field. David Freese‘s ...
by John F
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Richard Wilbur RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 1889

Richard Wilbur RIP

... authorities who preferred the heat of artists like Sylvia Plath and Allen Ginsberg. He received his first Pulitzer in 1957, and a National Book ... “as good as anything Wilbur has ever written,” the Times’s reviewer, David Orr, wrote. Looking back, he observed that Mr. Wilbur had “spent most ...
by jserraglio
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: SI: Cleveland Indians turn crushing World Series loss into historic season
Replies: 7
Views: 1961

SI: Cleveland Indians turn crushing World Series loss into historic season

... as he channel-surfed. Then he packed up for a vacation to Israel. Cody Allen, Cleveland’s closer, chose a similar media exile. He departed immediately ... start beating yourself up. I’m thinking, Well, what if I didn’t walk [David] Ross to start the [ninth] inning? Then Shaw can come in the game ...
by lennygoran
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A Wotan Without A Spear
Replies: 2
Views: 906

A Wotan Without A Spear

... Len Nelsons Turns Tanglewood Into Bayreuth-in-the-Berkshires By DAVID ALLEN JULY 17, 2017 LENOX, Mass. — Andris Nelsons is absent from the Wagner festival at Bayreuth ...
by lennygoran
Tue May 09, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pelléas Boxed In
Replies: 5
Views: 1066

Re: Pelléas Boxed In

... the Pelléas. Not such a rave review, It was this guy-not Tommasini "By DAVID ALLEN MAY 8, 2017" Still it was these comments from the reviewer that caught my eye. Regards, ...
by lennygoran
Tue May 09, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pelléas Boxed In
Replies: 5
Views: 1066

Pelléas Boxed In

... Len Music Review: Debussy’s ‘Pelléas,’ but This Time All Boxed In By DAVID ALLEN MAY 8, 2017 CLEVELAND — “How beautiful it is in the shadows,” Pelléas sings in the climactic ...
by lennygoran
Wed May 03, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Cyrano,’ Undeterred by a Giant Nose
Replies: 0
Views: 1265

Cyrano,’ Undeterred by a Giant Nose

... learn whose letters and verses had bewitched her. As in a great Woody Allen movie, there are equal parts comedy and tragedy in every scene and ... in a crowded bandwidth. Among the secondary roles, the bass-baritone David Pittsinger stood out as Le Bret. For Ms. Rowley, this was a breakthrough. ...
by lennygoran
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: John Adams Gospel Carnegie Hall
Replies: 1
Views: 846

John Adams Gospel Carnegie Hall

... caught my eye. Regards, Len Conducting an Eerie, Political ‘Gospel’ By DAVID ALLEN MARCH 26, 2017 David Robertson, music director of the St. Louis Symphony (who recently ...
by lennygoran
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tchaikovsky Piano Concert Organic or with MSG
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Tchaikovsky Piano Concert Organic or with MSG

... the article. Listen to Tchaikovsky, Stripped Down to His Intentions By DAVID ALLEN FEB. 1, 2017 Think you know Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1? Think again. It’s one ...
by lennygoran
Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bychkov on Tchaikovsky’s Protest Against Death
Replies: 33
Views: 3819

Bychkov on Tchaikovsky’s Protest Against Death

... Regards, Len Semyon Bychkov on Tchaikovsky’s Protest Against Death By DAVID ALLEN JAN. 25, 2017 For the next few weeks, Semyon Bychkov occupies the podium of the New York ...
by John F
Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Gerhaher is the foremost lieder singer of our time NYTimes
Replies: 27
Views: 2791

Re: Gerhaher is the foremost lieder singer of our time NYTim

... the songs of Mahler are no basis for such a sweeping judgment. Who is David Allen to be making such a judgment? He's a graduate student in history at Columbia University ...
by lennygoran
Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Gerhaher is the foremost lieder singer of our time NYTimes
Replies: 27
Views: 2791

Gerhaher is the foremost lieder singer of our time NYTimes

... at the Met. Regards, Len Christian Gerhaher: Summiting Mount Mahler By DAVID ALLEN DEC. 16, 2016 The German baritone Christian Gerhaher is the foremost lieder, or art song, ...
by lennygoran
Thu Dec 15, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Best Classical Music Recordings of 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

The Best Classical Music Recordings of 2016

... Music Recordings of 2016 By ZACHARY WOOLFE, ANTHONY TOMMASINI, DAVID ALLEN and JAMES R. OESTREICH DEC. 15, 2016 It is a preposterous notion: choosing a mere five ...
by lennygoran
Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Best Classical Music of 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1561

The Best Classical Music of 2016

... 2016 By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, ZACHARY WOOLFE, CORINNA da FONSECA-WOLLHEIM, DAVID ALLEN and JAMES R. OESTREICH DEC. 7, 2016 ‘ELEKTRA’ The fearless French director Patrice Chéreau ...
by John F
Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Russell Oberlin RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 1416

Russell Oberlin RIP

... in range to that of an alto. Today, countertenors, among them David Daniels, Drew Minter and Derek Lee Ragin, are legion on opera stages, ... carrot-red hair make him instantly identifiable on any concert stage,” Allen Hughes wrote in The New York Times in 1961. “And they know that when ...
by Lance
Mon Nov 28, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lance's programs Dec. 3/10/17 2016: Rudolf Barshai
Replies: 3
Views: 1864

Lance's programs Dec. 3/10/17 2016: Rudolf Barshai

... Dmitry Shostakovich. String players included violinists Leonid Kogan, David and Igor Oistrakh, and cellist Mistislav Rostropovich. There were also ... Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen--Songs of a Wayfarer w/Sir Thomas Allen, baritone w/WDR Symphony Orchestra-Germany, Rudolf Barshai, conductor ...
by John F
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Jules Eskin RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 1187

Re: Jules Eskin RIP

... Jules Eskin, Cellist With Boston Symphony Orchestra, Dies at 85 By DAVID ALLEN NOV. 16, 2016 Jules Eskin, the principal cellist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for ...
by John F
Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Jules Eskin RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 1187

Jules Eskin RIP

... as BSO principal cello in 1964 and since 1969 occupied the Philip R. Allen Chair, endowed in perpetuity. He played for five different music directors, ... loving wife, BSO violinist Aza Raykhtsaum, his sons Alexander Eskin and David Eskin and their families, and his step-daughter Anna Raykhtsaum ...
by John F
Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Benjamin Grosvenor Awarded NY Philharmonic’s Piano Prize
Replies: 3
Views: 1760

Benjamin Grosvenor Awarded NY Philharmonic’s Piano Prize

... to be heard through the crackle and hiss of an old monophonic record,” David Allen wrote in The New York Times. He will return to Carnegie in April to perform Mozart’s ...
by lennygoran
Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Peter Allen Dies at 96
Replies: 3
Views: 678

Peter Allen Dies at 96

Peter Allen, a Voice on the Radio for the Met Opera, Dies at 96 By JAMES BARRON OCT. 9, 2016 Peter ... “Der Rosenkavalier.” Peter Allen was born Harold Levy in Toronto on Sept. 17, 1920, to David and Lillian Levy, and grew up in Cleveland. He served as commanding officer of minesweeping ...
by John F
Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Nina Stemme Takes On Her Biggest Met Opera Assignment
Replies: 4
Views: 897

Re: Nina Stemme Takes On Her Biggest Met Opera Assignment

Nina Stemme on a Love and Loss in ‘Tristan und Isolde’ By DAVID ALLEN SEPT. 22, 2016 Nina Stemme’s favorite page from the score of Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” ...