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I’m Colin Anderson, a writer on music and also the editor of Classical Source. Welcome to my Column; well, Nelson has one, so why not me!

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Ateş Orga, Festival Wanderer – 2.

Ateş Orga, Festival Wanderer – 2.

Paavo Järvi, pictured Guest Reviewer, Ateş Orga Pärnu in Estonia, a Baltic resort on an inlet of the Gulf of Riga, is one of those places you read about in other people's biographies. It's temperate, lush, beautiful. In Soviet times, David Oistrakh and Shostakovich...

On this date: George Szell died fifty years ago.

On this date: George Szell died fifty years ago.

Click on the link below to watch George Szell rehearse the Cleveland Orchestra (he was its music director from 1946 until his death) in the first movement of Beethoven's Fifth. Szell was born in Budapest in 1897. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlyUti7BbCY