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Music Review: The Big Ears Festival Returns in Knoxville

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 5:12pm
The wide-ranging three-day Big Ears music festival returned to Knoxville after a three-year hiatus, with a range of music that let listeners define it as much as the performers and composers.
    
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Big Ears

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 5:10pm
Scenes from the festival in Knoxville, Tenn.
    
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New Music: Nathaniel Rateliff and Regina Carter Release Albums

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 5:07pm
The brooding singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff opens up a little in “Falling Faster Than You Can Run,” and the violinist Regina Carter focuses on her family roots in “Southern Comfort.”
    
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ArtsBeat: New York Philharmonic to Team With Music Academy of the West

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 5:00pm
A new partnership will bring students from the academy to study with Philharmonic musicians and Alan Gilbert, the music director, in California and New York.
    





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Music Review: Winners of Grand Finals of Metropolitan Opera Auditions

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 4:47pm
The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Finals Concert on Sunday resulted in the naming of five winners from nine finalists.
    





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Critic’s Notebook: No Decisions Yet on Minnesota Ensemble’s Conductor

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 4:43pm
Osmo Vanska wants to return as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra. The players and the audience want him back, but his status remains in limbo.
    





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Music Review: Jean-Baptiste Barrière in Concert at Miller Theater

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 4:41pm
Jean-Baptiste Barrière’s penchant for mixing music, theater and literature was on display during his Composer Portraits concert on Saturday at the Miller Theater.
    





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Music Review: Christian Tetzlaff Joins Orpheus at Carnegie Hall

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 4:19pm
The violinist Christian Tetzlaff joined the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at Carnegie Hall for a program exploring Hungary’s musical heritage.
    





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Music Review: A Signature Sound From Pat Metheny

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 3:05pm
Pat Metheny and his Unity Group ranged far and wide in form and presentation at Town Hall, but a unified aesthetic ruled throughout.
    





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ArtsBeat: Michael Jackson Album to Offer Eight New Songs

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 12:37pm
Vocals recorded by Jackson, selected from his archive by L.A. Reid, will be mixed with new material by several producers, including Timbaland.
    





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ArtsBeat: ‘Nashville’ Cast Sets Out on a Short Tour

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 12:28pm
The three main men of “Nashville” – Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Palladio – will play three concerts, along with Chris Carmac and Clare Bowen.
    





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ArtsBeat: Virginia Woolf Ballet and New Philip Glass Work Highlight Royal Opera House Season

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 12:26pm
A new ballet set to a commissioned score by Max Richter is to be based on different texts by Woolf, including “Mrs. Dalloway,” “Orlando” and “The Waves,” and will be choreographed by Wayne McGregor.
    





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Michael Volle’s Opera Profile Is Rising

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 11:22am
Once a journeyman singer and now a sought-after opera star, the baritone Michael Volle says he is glad he had time to develop his voice to handle demanding Wagnerian roles like Wotan.
    





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Playlist: Boxed Set Revels in Miles Davis’s Fillmore Shows

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 11:21am
Vintage concerts from Miles Davis and D’Angelo, new music from S. Carey and Eric Revis.
    
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The Week Ahead | Classical Music: A New Rameau for Specialists

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 10:52am
The 1745 comédie lyrique “Platée” is considered by many to be one of the French Baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau’s operatic masterworks.
    





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Opera & Classical Music Listings for March 28-April 3

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 10:36am
A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.
    





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ArtsBeat: New Flaming Lips Album Is a Companion to ‘Dark Side of the Moon’

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 10:34am
The band is offering “an immersive companion piece” to Pink Floyd’s 1973 classic.
    





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ArtsBeat: Columbia Records Executive’s Archive Headed to New York Public Library

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 10:12am
The personal archives of George Avakian, who oversaw some of the 20th century’s most important jazz recordings, will go to the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
    





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ArtsBeat: Winners Named in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

New York Times - Mon, 3/31/2014 - 9:30am
Five winners were selected in the finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in New York.
    





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Television Review: ‘This Is Hot 97’ on VH1 Spoofs Reality Shows

New York Times - Sun, 3/30/2014 - 4:52pm
VH1’s new reality show, “This Is Hot 97,” stars the main on-air personalities of a New York hip-hop radio station Hot 97 in light comedy sketches.
    





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