The Arts Archive: April, 2010

Review: Yuja Wang at the Kimmel Center

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It's extremely unlikely that the piece has been written Yuja Wang can't play. For her, there is no repertoire too steep to conquer. The technique... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra in Asia: Hosting Eccentrics

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Is there such a thing as a Japanese classical-music eccentric? Almost every word in that sentence defies some sort of conventional wisdom.... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra in Asia: Japan and the Underwear Stipend

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For the next couple of weeks, from time to time, ArtsWatch will host Inquirer music critic David Patrick Stearns, who is on tour with the Philadelphia... Read more

New Conductor at the Metropolitan Opera

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Fabio Luisi, a frequent guest conductor at the Metropolitan Opera, will assume the title of principal guest conductor starting in 2010-11.... Read more

Orchestra: Hitler Loved It, And So Will You

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In a press release, Symphony in C promotes its upcoming concert with a testimonial from a rather notorious music lover: Hitler. Really. Here... Read more

Flash Opera Strikes Center City

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You're buying your weekly sopresetta and organic eggs Saturday afternoon at the Reading Terminal Market, and the guy next to you starts belting... Read more

Yuja Wang Cancels in California; Philadelphia Recital Goes On

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Pianist Yuja Wang canceled four recitals in California recently. A doctor advised rest for a sore arm, her publicist said. But the Curtis grad... Read more

iPadding Around With Lang Lang

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Never one to let his fingers sit idle, Lang Lang wrapped up a recent concert with the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra in San Francisco... Read more