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Thursday Aug 14 | The Campbell Reporter

Fall arts 2014: Tilson Thomas's 20th anniversary with SF Symphony

The fall will be a bustling time for classical music in the Bay Area, from its venerable institutions to local jewels and lovably stubborn iconoclasts.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Michael Tilson Thomas, Opera, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Age

Focus: Conductor David Robertson leads the Sydney Symphony.

In a nod to the sesquicentenary of his birth, Richard Strauss' virility in youth and mellowness in old age were both celebrated in this concert - although celebrated may not be quite the word that German composer Detlev Glanert would use for his new piece Frenesia .


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical

All About Jazz

Miles Davis -- For the Artists: Critical Writing, Volume 2

Miles' music of the 1970s is not just a rejection of beauty, but a beautiful embrace of the rejected.


Related Topix: Miles Davis, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Classical, Schoenberg, Strauss, Farrar Straus and Giroux, Publishing, Media

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Daily Camera

Zeitouni closes Colorado Music Festival with passionate Strauss

The scheduling of the 2014 Colorado Music Festival season was certainly a juggling act.


Related Topix: Classical, Entertainment

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sunday Herald

Review: Music

IF there was such a species, I would award four and a half stars to the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland's performance of Richard Strauss's Alpine Symphony on Saturday, with the half point deducted from conductor Michael Francis for running at a hill.


Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Classical, Strauss

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Economist

Strauss the great

"WRITING endings is hard," Richard Strauss once observed. "Beethoven and Wagner knew how to do it...the greats know how to do it.


Related Topix: Classical, Strauss, Arts, Opera, World News, Austria, Europe,