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The detailed choreography of Live From Lincoln Center.
Pianist Xiayin Wang dives into beauty and tragedy.
A jazz master’s music seeks out the universal.
After 250 years, we still sing ‘Hallelujah’ for Handel.
Lang Lang, Mischa Maisky and Vadim Repin tackle the Russians.
Murray Perahia remains a Bach master; Poia Bayteiman plays Latin; A Marian Christmas from St. Martin’s Chamber Choir; Rautavaara’s concertos receive fine treatment; Bychkov’s Lohengrin is now one to beat; Gergiev and The Mariinsky find The Nose; Amsterdam Sinfonietta plays Czech; Skip Sempé sounds French; Renée Fleming sings Verismo; and the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra revivifies work by Max Bruch.
Messiaen’s Strange, Wonderful Gem
Listen has your wish lists covered.
The Electrostatic Panel Loudspeakers
An unconventional design finds respected followers.
The maestro of the Cincinnati Pops.