Tag Archive: SPAC

Opening Night at SPAC, with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Stéphane Denève, with Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

Saratoga Performaing Arts Center Wednesday, August 1  /  8:00 PM Opening Night The Philadelphia Orchestra Stéphane Denève Conductor Garrick Ohlsson Piano Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 op. 23, B-Flat minor Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2 op. 27, E minor…
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In Praise of Herbert von Karajan, with a Selective Critical Discography

My immediate reaction to Michael Miller’s commentary on the Karajan centenary [Oh no! He’s not back again, is he? – May 2, 2008] was rather choleric, but I’ve settled down a bit since then and can write this from a relatively balanced perspective.