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Eugene Ormandy

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  • Childhood Music

    My earliest memories of music are of my grandmother singing “Once in Royal David City,” as she drove me the half-hour from our house to her apartment, and of listening to my mother’s classical record colllection. The minute I took...
  • Connecticut's Paul Winter hosts a benefit for radio station WPKN on May 12

    Connecticut's Paul Winter hosts a benefit for radio station WPKN on May 12
    Paul Winter/Paul Sullivan Benefit Show Sat., May 12, 8 p.m. Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport. (203) 331-9756. $45, $75 for VIP seating. "I guess I've been listening to WPKN for 30 years or more," says Paul Winter, apropos of his...
  • Zubin Mehta: in town and busier than ever

     
    Zubin Mehta was 24 when he conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the first time in 1960. Two years later, he was named the orchestra’s principal conductor. In 1968, the great Philadelphia Orchestra conductor Eugene Ormandy said: “In spite of........
  • Critic's notebook: Revelatory Henry Cowell revival at Lincoln Center

     
    NEW YORK -- Henry Cowell, the all-American composer of the 20th century, did it all. “I want to live in the whole world of music,” he said. He was “the open sesame of new music in America,” John Cage said.......
  • Music review: Emanuel Ax with Lionel Bringuier and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Hall

     
    What do you do if you are Shostakovich, you’ve been officially condemned and then rehabilitated by a murderous state, and you are trying to follow up a triumphant Fifth Symphony? The obvious course would be to write an equally stirring......