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2015 Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina Will Hear Chamber Music from Mark Applebaum, Osvaldo Golijov and Andrew Norman [TICKETS]

Genres 10:31AM EDT

The 2015 Spoleto Festival USA in gorgeous Charleston, South Carolina, what with its brilliant slate of orchestral, opera, chamber music, jazz, theater and dance performances, is just about here. Details concerning repertoire, performers, venues, tickets, etc. have been revealed (keep reading), and Classicalite--always a champion for new and emerging chamber music--is most looking forward to the world premiere of Mark Applebaum's 'Control Freak.'READ MORE

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Music for The New York Times '100 Notable Books': The Roots, The Smiths, Charles Mingus and More

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Unfortunately, as music writers, we can't dabble too often in the fairer art of writing (ha, ironic) but we can suggest some albums to accompany you as you tackle the titles from the Times' favorites. Below are ten published works and an album to pair it with.READ MORE

The Column: Five Great Modern Operas That the New York Times Music Staff Missed!

Tour Journals 16:39PM EDT

The New York Times has published an interesting piece, their classical music writers giving their thumbs-ups to the modern operas they consider the most likely candidates for perennial popularity. Which, in opera terms, means at least a production every year or two...READ MORE

Boston Symphony Orchestra Takes a Fresh Look at Osvaldo Golijov’s 'La Pasión Según San Marcos'

Genres 15:00PM EDT

In 2001, the Boston Symphony Orchestra gave the U.S. premiere of Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov’s 'La Pasión Según San Marcos.' The BSO will present the work again on January 9, 10, and 11 at Symphony Hall under the direction of Robert Spano, who also conducted the...READ MORE

Osvaldo Golijov, Thomas Adès Writing Operas for the Met...Could This be Golijov’s Moment?

Tour Journals 22:53PM EDT

As the Metropolitan Opera reveals, via the New York Times, that new operas are on the way from Thomas Adès and Osvaldo Golijov, one can reflect on both. If English composer Adès has been sparing with his vocal works, few recent...READ MORE

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