The New Classical (Musical America) Primosch on Bridge (CD Review).
Ives, Symphony No. 2, Carter, Instances, Gershwin, An American in Paris Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot, conductor Seattle Symphony Media SSM 1003 On Seattle Symphony’s latest CD, live recordings of American music that might at first seem like strange bedfellows end up being supplied with interesting connections. Part of this is the approach toContinue reading “Seattle SO Spotlights Americans”
Sony has reissued the Juilliard Quartet’s recording of the first four string quartet’s by Elliott Carter with a special bonus: a 2013 recording of the composer’s Fifth Quartet (1995). The latter is an excellent addition to the set, a playful rendition that really ‘gets’ Carter’s idea of the piece as a chamber music rehearsal.Continue reading “Required Listening”
The New Classical (Musical America) – Ueno Opera to Premiere in Boston.
This Nonesuch release features soprano Mellissa Hughes. It is streaming all week on Q2.