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20810   Copland 's Century  
Tom Pniewski
Aaron Copland embodied in his music the simple, independent spirit and wide-open spaces of America, yet this European- trained Russian Jew from Brooklyn also reflected the ... Issue Date: 11 / 2000

19141   Eve Queler and the Opera Orchestra of New York: All About Eve  
Melvyn Krauss
For nearly thirty years, the Opera Orchestra of New York has gone where Gotham''s major companies feared to tread, discovering new stars and performing neglected works with ... Issue Date: 8 / 2000

20996   Philadelphia Orchestra: A Century of Music  
Tom Pniewski
Celebrating its centennial this year, the Philadelphia Orchestra looks back on a colorful history of strong musical personalities such as Stokowski and Ormandy, an impressive ... Issue Date: 7 / 2000

20887   Plácido's Place: The Washington Opera  
Peter Catalano
With Plácido Domingo at the helm, the Washington Opera wants to shake up the pecking order within the opera world--but problems with cash flow and "the vision thing" could ... Issue Date: 5 / 2000

18823   Bayreuth by the Bay  
Melvyn Krauss
Rare is the Wagner Ring cycle that has top-notch singers, a superb orchestra, and terrific sets, costumes, and staging. The San Francisco''s Opera had only great ... Issue Date: 11 / 1999

18980   Boston and Berkeley's Music Festivals: Early Music's Charmed Circle  
Peter Catalano
In the beginning--the turn of the first millennium, that is--there was no "Early Music." And certainly there were no Early Music festivals. The idea of reviving for performance ... Issue Date: 9 / 1999

17896   Duke Ellington: Aristocrat and Revolutionary  
Tom Pniewski
He expanded the six-man Dixieland combo to an eighteen-piece orchestra; he wrote suites and two-hour Sacred Concerts in addition to memorable songs; he made African-American ... Issue Date: 4 / 1999

16760   Bravo, Kathleen Battle!  
Tom Pniewski
Now fifty, the oft-embattled Kathleen Battle is sailing calmer seas, and though she has not been seen on an American operatic stage since 1994, she maintains a busy concert ... Issue Date: 8 / 1998

17593   Music Lessons in Cyberspace: The Manhattan School of Music's Innovative Program  
Tom Pniewski
Violinist Pinchas Zukerman has pioneered giving lessons via videoconferencing, combining aspects of private instruction with those of a master class, a recording session, and ... Issue Date: 5 / 1998

15677   Garth Brooks: Interview - Friends in All Places  
Stephen Henkin
From Ireland to Central Park to the Grand Ole Opry, Brooks is the undisputed king of country music. Here we find out what''s so special about the man and his ... Issue Date: 12 / 1997

15581   Travis Brings Country Full Circle  
Stephen Henkin
When Randy Travis appeared on the country music scene in the mideighties, he was more than just a ruggedly handsome singer with an impressive, deep baritone voice and an ... Issue Date: 8 / 1997

16247   Adapt and Flourish: The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis  
Dan Marshall
The Opera Theatre of St. Louis has taken a thrust stage, promising young singers, and a mission to educate and combined them into a proven formula for international ... Issue Date: 5 / 1997

16075   Braff, Mance, and Golson: Enduring Jazz Delights  
Gordon Spencer
Over the past twenty years or so, we have witnessed the passing of the great pioneers of jazz, from the likes of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington--who died about two decades ... Issue Date: 3 / 1997

15720   Marian Anderson: Anchored in the Lord  
Susan Fegley Osmond
Born a hundred years ago, contralto Marian Anderson is best remembered for her part in the struggle against racism. But her artistry encompassed a great deal ... Issue Date: 2 / 1997

14336   Maggie Sansone, Dulcet Dulcimer: A Maggie Christmas  
Susan Fegley Osmond
Sansone, a renowned hammer dulcimer artist and president of her own recording company, goes beyond solos into "chamber folk" in her Christmas albums and others that blend ... Issue Date: 12 / 1996

15319   Virgil Thomson: A Portrait in Music  
John C. Tibbetts
Born a hundred years ago, Thomson pioneered a distinctly American classical music and direct, incisive music criticism. New research is now saving him from undeserved ... Issue Date: 11 / 1996

15422   Capital Assets: Washington Opera Enters a New Era  
T.l. Ponick
With Placido Domingo now at the helm and plans for a new hall, the Washington Opera is poised to become a major force in opera--while helping to revive America''s ... Issue Date: 9 / 1996

14074   Divine Levine: King of America's Maestros  
Peter Catalano
On April 27 a nationally telecast gala performance at the Metropolitan Opera in New York will celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of conductor James Levine''s debut with that ... Issue Date: 4 / 1996

15045   Marilyn Horne, Champion of the Recital  
Tom Pniewski
Marilyn Horne, the famed mezzo-soprano, is music royalty; her performances and recordings have won her devoted followers worldwide, and her awards are an honor roll of ... Issue Date: 3 / 1996

14757   Rosen Rises Again  
Tom Pniewski
The gold in a music competition medal can, like a shooting star, burn out after a few years of postcontest publicity. Only rarely will it keep its shine over a lifetime of ... Issue Date: 1 / 1996

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