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Posts Tagged ‘Leonard Bernstein’

view of an orchestra hall from the point of view of a player with a music stand and a piece of music open on the stand. The concert hall is empty.

Jews, Richard Wagner and Anti-Semitism

This summer at Camp Interlochen, I struggled with how I felt about playing music by anti-Semitic composers. The events of Pittsburgh have once again brought my feelings into question, and I’m still figuring out where I stand. Toward the end of my six weeks at Interlochen, my orchestra and I were told we were going…

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Eddie Daniels 58/59 Performing Arts get together, 11/2010. NYC

Jazz Fest 2018

Clarinetist/saxophonist Eddie Daniels joins Chick Corea, Alvin Waddles and more at the Detroit Jazz Festival — plus other Labor Day fun. In the heart of Detroit, jazz fans will get a sense of the heart of Brazil. That’s the musical mood intended when clarinetist-saxophonist Eddie Daniels appears with a group of instrumentalists at this year’s…

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FIT Siegel

Keeping The Faith

The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival celebrates 25 years of uniting three distinct religious organizations with pieces ranging from traditional to techno. Three congregations — representing three different faiths — are celebrating 25 years of making beautiful music together. The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival — an initiative sponsored by Temple Beth El, St. Hugo…

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Leonard Bernstein in the Detroit Jewish Chronicle April 12, 1946

Leonard Bernstein – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archive

Leonard Bernstein, the legendary composer, pianist, conductor and all-around great man of American music, would have been 100 years old in 2018. There will be thousands of events around the world this year to commemorate the life and career of this son of Ukrainian Jews as a part of #Bernsteinat100. The National Museum of American…

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Igor Levit classical pianist

Tickling Ivory

It’s Gilmore Keyboard Festival time — meet two of this year’s stars. Just after performing a powerful concert in London, classical pianist Igor Levit received some powerful news: He was the 2018 winner of the Gilmore Artist Award. The prize? An impressive $300,000 in recognition of his piano talents. The award, conferred every four years…

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