November, 2012

Artists > Interviews > My instrument is my orchestra – Zubin Mehta
by Jenny Lee | November 30th, 2012

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Doing telephone interview is nerve-racking because the communication between you and the interviewee relies on one thing- the voice. It is even more nerve-racking when the voice is from one of the greatest conductors in the world, Maestro Zubin Mehta. [...] more >>

In Tune > Society > Bronislaw Huberman and the formation of the Israeli Philharmonic
by Janet Horvath | November 29th, 2012

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The legendary violinist and peace activist Bronislaw Huberman was born in Poland December 19, 1882 of Jewish parents. His prodigious talent was manifest at a very early age and it soon became evident that he needed the best teacher in [...] more >>

Composers > Love > The Spy who loved me! - Liszt and Agnes Street-Klindworth
by Georg Predota | November 28th, 2012

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Liszt and Agnes Street-Klindworth

Orpheus, S98/R415 For 12 years, the Villa Altenberg in Weimar became the holy shrine celebrating the religious and personal cults of Carolyne von Sayn-Wittgenstein and Franz Liszt. Working together in a church like atmosphere of religious solitude, they wrote essays, [...] more >>

Media > Vivaldi Concerto Discovered in Dresden
November 28th, 2012

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A violin concerto attributed to Vivaldi has been unearthed at the Dresden State Library by Icelandic scholar Johannes Agustsson. Said work, according to Vivaldi expert Michael Talbot, was composed around 1732 or shortly thereafter and represents a major breakthrough in [...] more >>