Leon Botstein Adds Grafenegg Festival

Musical America By Susan Elliot July 13, 2016 Austria’s Grafenegg Festival, now approaching its tenth year as a destination summer event, with preliminary events beginning July 16, has appointed Leon MORE





REVIEW: RECORDING OF THE MONTH

MusicWeb International By Ian Lace June 2016 George GERSHWIN (1898-1937) Rhapsody in Blue (1924) [19.25] Piano Concerto in F (1925) [37.29] Variations on ‘I Got Rhythm’ [10.34] Eight Preludes for Solo Piano MORE





Opera Recording of the Year 2015

Limelight By Andrew Aronowicz December 11, 2015 HINDEMITH’S NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS The passage of time is the subject of this lesser-known work by Paul Hindemith. It was his last MORE





JEWS AND RUSSIANS: THE CASE OF MUSIC

Written for the concert Russia’s Jewish Composers, performed on December 17, 2015 at Carnegie Hall. The history of the Jews in Russia, before and during the first decades after the MORE