The Piano in France
Tonight at 8 pm, David Dubal reflects on the composer’s fascination with Franz Liszt, his tireless wanderlust and his stoicism in the face of horrific personal tragedy.
Swimmers who prefer Brahms with their backstroke may have a new place to take a dip in Midtown Manhattan: the 25th-floor pool of the new Park Hyatt New York.
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Thursday at 9 pm, Daniel Barenboim leads the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, an ensemble that brings together young musicians from Israel and Palestine and other Arab countries.
Hilary Hahn, usually a mainstay of opening-night orchestra galas, has cancelled performances through September. "I am extremely sad that I am unable to give concerts," she said.
For this episode of Q2 Spaces: Season Two, we visit the Detroit home, studio and garden of composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond).
Friday at 9 pm, tune in for our broadcast of the Last Night of the Proms, a potpourri concert concluding the 120th edition of the eight-week summer festival.
This week's featured albums focus on two different corners of late 19th century repertory: Dvorak's symphonic music and Wagner's works written and transcribed for piano.
- Injured Hilary Hahn Cancels Additional Concerts
- Musicians from the Middle East Unite through Music
- Park Hyatt NY Hotel Pool Plays Underwater Classical Music
- As 'Star-Spangled Banner' Turns 200, Five Unusual Classical Versions
- Conductor 'In Shock' Over Plans to Shutter Danish Orchestra