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I’m Colin Anderson, a writer on music and the editor of Classical Source.

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“Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra explore the intersection of classical and jazz music.” Concert three of three, recording broadcast on St. Louis Public Radio.

“Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra explore the intersection of classical and jazz music.” Concert three of three, recording broadcast on St. Louis Public Radio.

Jeffrey Siegel plays Rhapsody in Blue Concert recorded on the afternoon of Sunday, January 21, 2024 at Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, and broadcast by SLPR on Saturday, January 27, at 7.30 p.m. local time This...

Munich Philharmonic – Zubin Mehta conducts Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto (Yefim Bronfman) and Symphony No.2. Munich Philharmonic website.

Munich Philharmonic – Zubin Mehta conducts Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto (Yefim Bronfman) and Symphony No.2. Munich Philharmonic website.

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 Isarphilharmonie, Hans-Preißinger-Straße 8, 81379 München This January is Brahms month for the Munich Philharmonic and Zubin Mehta - at home, in Spain and (February) at Carnegie Hall. Introduced by an especially lyrical horn solo, the...

Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings – Kirill Petrenko conducts Rachmaninoff – Symphony No.2, Symphonic Dances, The Isle of the Dead, and Piano Concerto No.2 with Kirill Gerstein.

Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings – Kirill Petrenko conducts Rachmaninoff – Symphony No.2, Symphonic Dances, The Isle of the Dead, and Piano Concerto No.2 with Kirill Gerstein.

Two CDs, a Blu-ray of concert videos, and a hardcover book of words complement these recent performances of four (change of spelling) Rachmaninov works - you can take for granted superb sound and the Berliners' virtuosity, polish and finesse. The Second Symphony (a...