Monthly Archives: October 1991

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There was nothing all that remarkable about this weekend’s Los Angeles Philharmonic program (repeated this afternoon at 2:30). But excellent orchestral performance is always a remarkable event, and this week’s entry in the orchestra’s subscription series at the Music Center, … Continue reading

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No composer, of this or any other era, enjoyed a longer, or more beneficial love affair with history’s muse than did Igor Stravinsky. As long ago as 1928, long before recording technology had advanced to where it could cope with … Continue reading

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One message the Music Center Opera’s “Don Giovanni” made abundantly clear at its opening last Monday night: babies do not come from storks. From Giovanni’s first entrance, fresh from his aborted attack on Donna Anna’s virtue, still buttoning up his trousers … Continue reading

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There being little of musical consequence hereabouts for most of the past week, it seemed like a good time to seek refreshment at the source. Word was out that the Eastman School of Music, that singular adornment of Rochester, NY, … Continue reading

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