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theparisreview:

“One of the reasons I believe in jazz is that the oneness of man can come through the rhythm of your heart. It’s the same anyplace in the world, that heartbeat. It’s the first thing you hear when you’re born — or before you’re born — and it’s the last thing you hear.” —Dave Brubeck

Rest in peace, Dave Brubeck… so lucky to have had you here at SPAC! 

Neil Gaiman: Why the Philadelphia Orchestra Should Have More of My Money (and How They Should Get It)

By culture writer Kyle Cassidy, reblogged from Neil Gaiman.  What do you think Tumblrs? Good ideas for our favorite orchestra?

kylecassidy:

Why the Philadelphia Orchestra Should Have More of My Money (and How They Should Get It)

(Originally published here where you can add comments.)

Trillian and I have been members of the Philadelphia Orchestra for a number of years now. We’ve watched them change — trying to…

Thankful for Rensselear Polytechnic Institute for bringing us Lang Lang with the Philadelphia Orchestra… see him play on Leno here:

Ten Notable Classical-Music Recordings of 2012

newyorker:

Alex Ross rounds up 10 of the best classical music recordings released in 2012:

Here is a selection of notable classical releases from 2012, which may be of assistance as you seek the perfect gift for your decadent niece who worships Wagner. A few audio and video samples are embedded. Two of the selections—the “Winterreise” and the Vivaldi—were, in fact, released at the end of 2011, but they reached my desk too late to make last year’s list…

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Thankful for Siena College who brought us a night of mixed repertory, including Balanchine’s beautiful Symphony in C.

Two views of NYCB dancers in Balachine’s Symphony in C.

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Thankful that beautiful things come in small packages. BST Advisory Network sponsors our ticketing envelopes… see what’s inside!
Maria Kowroski and Amar Ramasar in Balanchine’s “Agon”

Thankful that beautiful things come in small packages. BST Advisory Network sponsors our ticketing envelopes… see what’s inside!

Maria Kowroski and Amar Ramasar in Balanchine’s “Agon”

(Source: aurelie-dupont)