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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

Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) Franz [Ferenc] Doppler (1821-1883) James Lockhart (1930) Derek Bourgeois (1941) Marin Alsop (1956) Erkki-Sven Tüür (1959) Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962) and Noah Webster (1758-1843) Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) Günter Grass (1927-2015) Thomas Lynch (1948) And from the W

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My article about violinist Tomas Cotik and his new album of music by Astor Piazzolla has been posted online in Oregonlive here. It will be in the print edition later this week. Cotik is a professor on the music faculty of Portland State University. One of the cool things that is doing is a concert and CD presentation in whi

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Alexander Zimlinsky (1871-1942) Gary Graffman (1928) Rafael Puyana (1931-2013) Enrico di Giuseppe (1932-2005) La Monte (Thorton) Young (1935) Sir Cliff Richard (1940) Kaija Saariaho (1952) and Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) E. E. Cummings (1894-1962) Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) Katha Pollitt (1949)

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Art Tatum (1910-1956) Hugo Weisgall (1912-1997) Gustav Winckler (1925-1979) Paul Simon (1941) Leona Mitchell (1949) Kristine Ciesinski (1950) Melvyn Tan (1956) Mark Applebaum (1967) and Conrad Richter (1890-1968) Arna Bontemps (1902-1973)

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Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1686-1750) Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780) Arthur Nikisch (1855-1922) Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) Healey Willan (1880-1968) Carlos López Buchardo (1881-1948) Gilda Dalla Rizza (1892-1975) Erich Gruenberg (1924) Pilar Lorengar (1938-1996) Luciano Pavarotti (1935-2007) Daryl Runswick (1946) Pene

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George Bridgetower (1780-1860) Fernando De Lucia (1860-1925) R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943) Albert Stoessel (1894-1943) Eugene Weigel (1910-1998) Art Blakey (1919-1990) Ennio Morricone (1928) David Rendall (1948) and Mason Locke Weems (1759-1825) Eleanor Roosevelt (1883-1962) Elmore Leonard (1925-2013) Thich Nhat Hanh (192

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Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Vernon Duke (1903-1969) Paul Creston (1906-1985) Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) Gloria Coates (1938) Sir Willard White (1946) John Prine (1946) Steve Martland (1959) Evgeny Kissin (1971) and Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) Harold Pinter (1930-2008) And from The Writer's Almanac: It’s the bi

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Harry Lawrence Freeman (1869-1954) Carl Flesch (1873-1944) Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) Roger Goeb (1914-1997) Einojuhani Routavaara (1928-2016) Alfons Kontarsky (1932-2010) John Lennon (1940-1980) Jackson Browne (1948) Sally Burgess (1953) Roberto Sierra (1953) and Ivo Andrić (1892-1975) Bruce Catton (1899-1978) L

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Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672) Baldassare Galuppi (1706-1785) Louis Vierne (1870-1937) Will Vodery (1885-1951) Paul V. Yoder (1908-1990) James Sample (1910-1995) Kurt Redel (1918-2013) Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) Johnny Ramone (1948-2004) Robert Saxton (1953) Carl Vine (1954) Tabea Zimmermann (1968) Bruno Mantovani (1974) and

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William Billings (1746-1800) Joe Hill (1879-1915) Alfred Wallenstein (1898-1983) Shura Cherkassky (1911-1995) Charles Dutoit (1936) John Mellencamp (1951) Yo-Yo Ma (1955) Li Yundi (1982) and James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) Niels Bohr (1885-1962) Helen Clark MacInnes (1907-1985) Desmond Tutu, (1931) Amiri Baraka (aka LeR

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William Bradbury (1816-1868) Jenny Lind (1820-1887) Julia Culp (1880-1970) Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937) Maria Jeritza (1887-1982) Edwin Fischer (1886-1960) Paul Badura-Skoda (1927) Dennis Wicks (1928-2003) Udo Zimmermann (1943) Keith Lewis (1950) and Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Caroline Gordon (1895-1981) From the Writer'

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Cyril Bradley Rootham (1875-1938) Jürgen Jürgens (1925-1994) John Downey (1927-2004) Iwan Edwards (1937) Ken Noda (1962) and Denis Diderot (1713-1784) Helen Churchill Candee (1858-1949) Flann O’Brien (1911-1966) Václav Havel (1936-2011) Edward P. Jones (1950) Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958) Maya Ying Lin (1959) And fr

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The Seattle Times has reported that Thomas Dausgaard will succeed Ludovic Morlot as the music director of the Seattle Symphony. Dausgaard will take over in the fall of 2019 for a contract that runs four years. Dausgaard, age 54, has been the Seattle Symphony's principal guest conductor since 2014.

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Fanny Tacchinardi‑Persiani (1812-1867) Alain Daniélou (1907-1994) Alain Lombard (1940) Richard Wilson (1941) John Aler (1949) Fransico Araiza (1950) Marc Minkowski (1962) David Dzubay (1964) and Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Damon Runyan (1880-1946) Buster Keaton (1895-1966) Brenden Gill (1914-1997) Jackie Collins (1

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Antoine Dauvergne (1713-1797) Stanisław Skrowaczewski (1923-2017) Steve Reich (1936) and Emily Post (1873-1960) Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) Harvey Kurtzman (1924-1993) Gore Vidal (1925-2012)

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Anne Akiko Meyers delivered an exceptional performance of works by Maurice Ravel and Camille Saint-Saëns at the Vancouver Symphony’s season opener. Her outstanding playing set the near-capacity audience at SkyView Concert Hall abuzz on Saturday afternoon (September 30), and there was quite a long line of patrons at inter

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Frantisek Tuma (1704-1774) Henry Février (1875-1957) Leroy Shield (1893-1962) Francis Jackson (1917) Mary Jeanne van Appledorn (1927-2014) Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) Michel Plasson (1933) Phill Niblock (1933) Peter Frankl (1935) Ton Koopman (1944) Jonathan Summers (1946) and Mahatma Gandhi, (1869-1948) Wallace Stevens

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J. Friedrich Eduard Sobolewski (1808-1872) Henry Clay Work (1832-1884) Paul Dukas (1865-1935) Vladimir Horowitz (1904-1989) Sylvano Bussotti (1931) and Jimmy Carter (1924) Tim O'Brien (1946) and from the Composers Datebook: This day in 1924 marked the opening of The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, funded by

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Johann Svendsen (1840-1911) Sir Charles V. Stanford (1852-1924) Václav Smetáček (1906-1986) David Oistrakh (1908-1974) Dame Julie Andrews (1935) Johnny Mathis (1935) Alan Hacker (1938-2012) Jonathan Lloyd (1948) Andrew Rindfleisch (1963) and W.S. Merwin (1927) Truman Capote (1924-1984) Elie Wiesel (1928-2016)

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My preview of this weekend's Vancouver Symphony concert appeared in today's edition of The Columbian newspaper here. I hope that you enjoy reading it.

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The first concert of the Oregon’s Symphony’s classical music series opened with an immaculate performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Grammy-award winner Augustin Hadelich as soloist. Attendance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall was pretty solid, even for the Monday night concert that I attended (September

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Jacques-Martin Hottetere (1674-1763) Joaquin Nin (y Castellanos) (1879-1949) Gene Autry (1907-1998) Richard Bonynge (1930) Jerry Lee Lewis (1935) Jean-Luc Ponty (1942) and Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936) Enrico Fermi (1901-1954)

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Johann Mattheson (1681-1764) Florent Schmitt (1870-1958) Vivian Fine (1913-2000) Rudolf Barshai (1924-2010) Edward Applebaum (1937) Catherine Robbin (1950) Michaela Comberti (1952-2003) and Confusius (551 BCE - 479 BCE) Caravaggio (1571-1610) Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923) Edith Pargeter (1913-1995) Simon Winchester (194

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Cyril Scott (1879-1970) Vincent Youmans (1898-1946) Jean Berger (1909-2002) Igor Kipnis (1930-2002) Dame Josephine Barstow (1940) Misha Dichter (1945) Chris Merritt (1952) Dimitry Sitkovetsky (1954) and Sir William Empson (1906-1984) Joyce Johnson (1935) Kay Ryan (1945)

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Alfred Cortot (1877-1962) Charles Munch (1891-1968) George Gershwin (1898-1937) Yvonne Levering (1905-2006) Fritz Wunderlich (1930-1966) Salvatore Accardo (1941) Dale Duesing (1947) and T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) Jane Smiley (1949) and from The Writer's Almanac: On this day in 1957, 20 years af

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Campsite setting of "Two Yosemites" “Two Yosemites” proved to be a surprisingly fine opera that resonated with a large audience at the outdoor amphitheater of the Lewis and Clark Law School on Friday, September 15th. Written by Justin Ralls and presented by Opera Theater Oregon, “Two Yosemites” marvelous

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Johann Nikolaus Hanff (1663-1711) Jean-Phillippe Rameau (1683-1764) Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897) Roberto Gerhard (1896-1970) Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Sir Colin Davis (1927-2013) Glenn Gould (1932-1982) Stella Sung (1959) and William Faulkner (1897-1962) Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Shel Silverstein (1930-1999)

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Blind Lemon Jefferson (1893-1929) Sir Andrzej Panufnik (1914-1991) Vaclav Nelhybel (1919-1996) Cornell MacNeil (1922-2011) Alfredo Kraus (1927-1999) John Rutter (1945) Marc Neikrug (1946) and Horace Walpole (1717-1797) F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) Eavan Boland (1944) and from the Composers Datebook: On this day in 1

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Jacques Féréol Mazas (1782-1849) William Levi Dawson (1899-1990) Jarmila Novotná (1907-1994) Soulima Stravinsky (1910-1994) Alexander Arutiunian (1920-2012) Ray Charles (1930-2004) John Coltrane (1926-1967) Robert Helps (1928-2001) Bruce Springsteen (1949) William Shimell (1952) and Euripides (ca 480 BC - 406 BC) - to

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