Archive for July, 2010

Deutsche Grammaphone Releases Kleiber Discography

Fills Entire CD

by: Colin Oettle


To celebrate what would have been Carlos Kleiber’s 80th birthday, Deutsche Grammaphone has consolidated his entire discography into one collection. Known for refusing more engagements than he took, Kleiber maintained an esoteric mystique while solidifying his reputation as a foremost conductor of the 20th century. View Full Article »

Jarvi, DiDonato, Lang Lang, Jansen, Kissin win ECHO Klassik Awards

There are more but the title was getting long

by: Colin Oettle


Paavo Jarvi, conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, has been named conductor of the year by The German Phono Academy in Berlin for his recordings of Beethoven’s 2nd and 6th “Pastoral” symphonies. View Full Article »

Tilson Thomas Opens BSO at Tanglewood

Everyone Freaks Out

by: Colin Oettle


What might have been simply a guest-conducted performance of Mahler’s second symphony has since generated significant buzz as people speculate about the BSO’s future.

Michael Tilson Thomas conducted the Boston Symphony Orchestra on opening night at Tanglewood, the orchestra’s summer residency in Lenox, Massachusetts. While The Boston Globe praised the performance, and astutely compared Levine’s and MTT’s vastly different Mahlers, other publications addressed the underlying suspicion that Levine will be directing fewer and fewer performances. View Full Article »

TSP Returns from Hiatus in Maine

by: Colin Oettle

The Sound Post has returned from Washington, ME after three weeks at the Conductor’s Retreat at Medomak. Stay tuned for more updates and an exclusive look at the Conductor’s Retreat.

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