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Northwest Reverb

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Northwest Reverb - Reflections by James Bash and others about classical music in the Pacific Northwest and beyond

John Jacob Niles (1892-1980 Paul Sacher (1906-1999) Margaret Vardell Sandresky (1921) Zubin Mehta (1936) Jeffrey Tate (1943) Nicola LeFanu (1947) Elise Ross (1947) Michael Daugherty (1954) and James Monroe (1758-1831) Karl Kraus (1874-1936) Erich Salomon (1886-1944) Robert Anderson (1917-2009) Harper Lee (1926-2016) Caro

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Johann Adam Reinken (1623-1722 Friedrich von Flotow (1812-1883) Serge Prokofiev (1891-1953) Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995) Guido Cantelli (1920-1956) Igor Oistrakh (1931) Hamish Milne (1939) Jon Deak (1943) Christian Zacharias (1950) and Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) Samuel Morse (1791-1872) Her

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Erland von Koch (1910-2009) Pierre Pierlot (1921-2007) Teddy Edwards (1924-2003) Wilma Lipp (1925) Ewa Podleś (1952) Patrizia Kwella (1953) and David Hume (1711-1776) John James Audubon (1785-1851) Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) Anita Loos (1889-1981) Bernard Malamud (1914-1986) And f

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Three very talented teenagers dazzled a nearly full SkyView Concert Hall on Saturday afternoon (April 24) as soloists with the Vancouver Symphony. As gold medal winners of the orchestra’s annual young artist competition, Ashley Teng, Symphony Koss, and Trevor Natiuk aptly demonstrated that they belonged in the spotlight,

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Gottlieb Muffat (1690-1770) Ella Fitzgerald (1918-1998) Astrid Varnay (1918-2006) Siegfried Palm (1927-2005) Digby Fairweather (1946) Truls Mørk (1961) and Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) Howard R. Garis (1873-1962) Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937) Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965) David Shepherd (1931) Ted Kooser (1939) Padge

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It’s a rare day when “Suor Angelica” overshadows “Gianni Schicchi,” but that is what happened on opening night (Friday, April 21st) in Lincoln Hall when Portland State University presented both Puccini one-act operas. Because of its serious subject matter and religious underpinnings, “Suor Angelica” is an extr

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The Seattle Times has reported that Ludovic Morlot will leave his post as its music director in 2019. The orchestra's web site also announced his decision in a press release here. Morlot did not give a particular reason for his decision.

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Giovanni Martini (1706-1784) Charles O'Connell (1900-1962) Violet Archer (1913-2000) John Williams (1941) - guitarist Barbara Streisand (1942) Norma Burrowes (1944) Ole Edvard Antonsen (1962) Augusta Read Thomas (1964) Catrin Finch (1980) and Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) Willem De Kooning (1904-1997) Robert Penn Warren (1

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Robert Fayrfax (1464-1521) Andrea Luchesi (1741-1801) Ruggiero Leoncavallo (1857-1919) Arthur Farwell (1872-1952) Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986) Artie Shaw (1910-2004) Jean Françaix (1912-1997) Alicia de Larrocha (1923-2009) Robert Moog (1934-2005) Roy Orbison (1936-1988) Joel Feigin (1951) and W

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Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709) Dame Ethel Smyth (1858-1944) Eric Fenby (1906-1997) Kathleen Ferrier (1912-1953) Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999) Charles Mingus 1922-1979) Michael Colgrass (1932) Jaroslav Krcek (1939) Joshua Rifkin (1944) Peter Frampton (1950) Jukka-Pekka Saraste (1956) and Henry Fielding (1707-1754) Immanuel Kant

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My article that previews this weekend's Vancouver Symphony concert is in today's edition of The Columbian newspaper. The concert will feature three talented teenagers who won the orchestra's annual Young Artist competition.

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Randall Thompson (1899-1984) Leonard Warren (1911-1960) Bruno Maderna (1920-1973) Locksley Wellington 'Slide' Hampton (1932) Easley Blackwood (1933) Lionel Rogg (1936) John McCabe (1939-2015) Iggy Pop (1947) Richard Bernas (1950) Melissa Hui (1966) and Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) John Muir (1838-1914) Elaine May (1932)

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Nikolai Miaskovsky (1881-1950) Lionel Hampton (1908-2002) Christopher Robinson (1936) John Eliot Gardiner (1943) Robert Kyr (1952) and Pietro Aretino (1492-1556) Harold Lloyd (1893-1971) Joan Miró (1893-1983)  Sebastian Faulks (1953)   From the Writer's Almanac: It was on this day in 1939 that Billie Holiday recor

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Alexandre Pierre François Boëly (1785-1858) Max von Schillings (1868-1933) Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983) Ruben Gonzalez (1919-2003) Dudley Moore (1935-2002) Bernhard Klee (1936) Kenneth Riegel (1938) Jonathan Tunick (1938) David Fanshawe (1942-2010) Murray Perahia (1947) Yan-Pascal Tortelier (1947) Natalie Dessay (1965

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Giordano Lucà After a hiatus of three years, Portland Opera’s brought back its Big Night concert on Saturday (April 8), and it was a smashing success. The Keller Auditorium, a big barn of a hall, was fairly full from the orchestra floor to the third balcony despite the fact that the Oregon Symphony was preforming Mozart

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Giacomo Carissimi (1605-1674) Franz von Suppé (1819-1895) Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) Miklós Rózsa (1907-1995) Sylvia Fisher (1910-1996) Penelope Thwaites (1944) Catherine Maltfitano (1948) and Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) Bob Kaufman (1925-1986) Susan Faludi (1959) Also a historical tidbit from The Writer's Almanac

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Johann David Heinichen (1683-1729) Jan Václav Tomášek (1774-1850) Artur Schnabel (1882-1951) Maggie Teyte (1888-1976) Harald Saeverud (1897-1992) Gregor Piatigorsky (1903-1976) Pamela Bowden (1925-2003) James Last (1929-2015) Anja Silja (1940) Siegfried Jerusalem (1940) Cristina Ortiz (1950) and Karen Blixen aka Isak D

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Stephen Zopfi Monday night, April 10, saw the final OSO performance of the Mozart Requiem by a Stephen Zopfi-trained Portland Symphonic Choir, as he has announced his retirement from the PSC as of the end of this season. Guest conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni also led the group in An arrangement of Purcell's Chacony in G-mino

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Federico Mompou (1893-1987) Mischa Mischakov (1895-1981) Henry Mancini (1924-1994) Herbie Mann (1930-2003) Dusty Springfield (1939-1999) Stephen Pruslin (1940) Leo Nucci (1942) Richard Bradshaw (1944-2007) Dennis Russell Davis (1944) Peteris Vasks (1946) and John Millington Synge (1871-1909) Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) Me

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Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758) Karl Alwin (1891-1945) Bessie Smith (1894-1937) Sir Neville Marriner (1924-2016) John Wilbraham (1944-1998) Michael Kamen (1948-2003) Lara St. John (1971) and Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Henry James (1843-1916) and from the Composers Datebook: On this day in 1931, Copland's "

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Jean Fournet (1913-2008) Paavo Berglund (1929-2012) Morton Subotnick (1933) Loretta Lynn (1935) Claude Vivier (1948-1983) John Wallace (1949) Julian Lloyd Webber (1951) Barbara Bonney (1956) Mikhail Pletnev (1957) Jason Lai (1974) and Christian Huygens (1629-1695) Arnold Toynbee (1853-1882) Anton Wildgans (1881-1932) Tina

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Felicien David (1810-1876) William Sterndale Bennett (1816-1875) Milos Sadlo (1912-2003) George Barati (1913-1996) Frederic Rzewski (1938) Margaret Price (1941-2011) Della Jones (1946) Al Green (1946) Mary Ellen Childs (1959) and Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) Eudora Welty (1909-2001)

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Pietro Nardini (1722-1793) Joseph Lanner (1801-1843) Johnny Dodds (1892-1940) Lily Pons (1898-1976) Imogen Holst (1907-1984) Thomas Hemsley (1927-2013) Herbert Khaury (aka Tiny Tim) (1932-1996) Henri Lazarof (1932-2013) Montserrat Caballé (1933) Herbie Hancock (1940) Ernst Kovacic (1943) Stefan Minde (1936-2015) Christophe

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Jean-Joseph Mouret (1682-1738) Charles Hallé (1819-1895) Karel Ančerl (1908-1973) Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) Gervase de Peyer (1926-2017) Kurt Moll (1938) Arthur Davies (1941) and Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549) Christopher Smart (1722-1771) Mark Strand (1934) Ellen Goodman (1941) Dorothy Allison (1949) From the

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Michel Corrette (1707-1795) Eugen d'Albert (1864-1932) Victor de Sabata (1892-1967) Fiddlin' Arthur Smith (1891-1971) Harry Mortimer (1902-1992) Luigi Alva (1927) Claude Bolling (1930) Jorge Mester (1935) Sarah Leonard (1953) Lesley Garrett (1955) Yefim Bronfman (1958) and William Hazlitt (1778-1830) Joseph Pulitzer (1847

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The Tallis Scholars showed off their superb musicianship on Tuesday evening (April 4) at St. Mary’s Cathedral, singing a concert of early polyphonic gems and newer works similarly inspired. Consisting of an ensemble of ten singers conducted by Peter Phillips, The Tallis Scholars produced an astonishing clarity of sound wi

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Johann Kaspar Kerll (1627-1693) Georg Matthias Monn (1717-1750) François Giroust (1737-1799) Supply Belcher (1751-1836) Theodor Boehm (1794-1881) Paolo Tosti (1846-1916) Florence Beatrice Smith Price (1888-1953) Sol Hurok (1888-1974) Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889-1985) Julius Patzak (1898-1974) Paul Robeson (1898-1976) Antal D

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Claudio Merulo (1533-1604) Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770) Sir Adrian Boult (1889-1983) E. Y. (Yip) Harburg (1896-1981) Josef Krips (1902-1974) Franco Corelli (1921-2003) Walter Berry (1929-2000) Lawrence Leighton Smith (1936-2013) Meriel Dickinson (1940) Dame Felicity Lott (1947) Diana Montague (1953) Anthony Michaels-Moore (

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Charles Burney (1726-1814) Domenico Dragonetti (1763-1846) Robert Casadesus (1899-1972) Billie Holiday (1915-1959) Ravi Shankar (1920-2012) Ikuma Dan (1924-2001) and William Wordsworth (1770-1850) Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998) Donald Barthelme (1931-1989) Daniel Ellsberg (1931) Francis Ford Coppola (1939) and from

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