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

The Oregon Symphony’s concert (December 7) featuring Danish conductor Christian Kluxen and newly orchestrated works by pianist-singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane offered a lot of interesting contrasts. Kahane’s pieces presented a somber and melancholic world view while Kluxen in his conducting of Sergei Prokofiev’s Fift

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Michel‑Richard Delalande (1657-1726) Lotte Schöne (1891-1981) Stan Kenton (1911-1979) Ida Haendel (1924) Eddie Palmieri (1936) Nigel Robson (1948) Jan Latham-Koenig (1953) and Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof (1859-1917) Maxwell Anderson (1888-1959) Freeman Dyson (1923) Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000) Edna O'Brien (1930

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Maria Agata Szymanowska (1789-1831) Joseph Jongen (1873-1953) Georges Thill (1897-1984) Spike Jones (1911-1965) Rosalyn Tureck (1914-2003) Dame Ruth Railton (1915-2001) Ron Nelson (1929) Christopher Parkening (1947) Thomas Albert (1948) John Rawnsley (1949) and Shirley Jackson (1919-1965) Amy Hempel (1951)

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In today's edition of The Columbian newspaper, you'll find my preview of the Vancouver Symphony's holiday concert with special guests from Columbia Dance (which will present selections from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker and soprano Charlotte Pistor. I hope that you will enjoy reading the article. The online version of the ar

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Alexis de Castillon (1838-1873) Josef Lhévinne (1874-1944) Eleanor Robson Belmont (1879-1979) Samuel Dushkin (1891-1976) Victor Babin (1908-1972) Alvin Curran (1938) and Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) Kenneth Patchen (1911-1972) James Wright (1927-1980) Lester Bangs (1948-1982) And from the Composers Datebook: On thi

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Andrey Schulz‑Evler (1852-1905) Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974) Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) Philip Ledger (1937-2012) Donald Maxwell (1948) Margaret Tan (1953) Jaap van Zweden (1960) David Horne (1970) Evren Genis (1978) and Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) Edvard Munch (1863-1944) John Osborne (1929-1994)

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Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) Joseph Jongen (1873-1953) Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (1876-1909) Leo Ornstein (1893-2002) Elliott Carter (1908-2012) David Ashley White (1944) Neil Mackie (1946) and Grace Paley (1922-2007) Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006) Grace Paley (1922-2007) Jim Harrison (1937-2016) Thomas McGuane (1939) and from th

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César Franck (1822-1890) Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) Morton Gould (1913-1996) Sesto Bruscantini (1919-2003) Nicholas Kynaston (1941) Julianne Baird (1952) Kathryn Stott (1958) Sarah Chang (1980) and Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) Adolf Loos (1870-1933)

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Emile Waldteufel (1837-1915) Joaquin Turina (1882-1949) Conchita Supervia (1895-1936) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (1915-2006) Dennis Eberhard (1943-2005) Christopher Robson (1953) Donny Osmond (1957) Joshua Bell (1967) and John Milton (1608-1674) Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908) Léonie Adams (1899-1988) Ödön von Horváth (19

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Claude Balbastre (1724-1799) Frantisek Xaver Dussek (1731-1799) Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959) Gérard Souzay (1918-2004) Moisei Vainberg (1919-1996) James Galway (1939) and Horace (65-8 B.C.) Diego Rivera (1886-1957) James Thurber (1894-1961) James Tate (1948) Mary Gordon

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Orazio Vecchi (1550-1605) Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703) Ira Gershwin (1896-1983) Dave Brubeck (1920-2012) Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1929-2016) Henryk Górecki (1933-2010) Tomas Svoboda (1939) John Nelson (1941) Daniel Adni (1951) Bright Sheng (1955) Matthew Taylor (1964) and Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529) The Encycl

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Bernardo Pasquini (1637-1710) Hermann Goetz (1840-1876) Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) Ernst Toch (1887-1964) Rudolf Friml (1879-1972) Richard Franko Goldman (1910-1980) Daniel Jones (1912-1993) Helen Watts (1927-2009) Harry Chapin (1942-1981) Daniel Chorzempa (1944) Tom Waits (1949) Kathleen Kuhlmann (1950) Krystian Zimerman

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Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762) Vitezslav Novák (1870-1949) "Little" Richard Wayne Penniman (1935) José Carreras (1946) Krystian Zimerman (1956) Osvaldo Golijov (1960) and Christina (Georgina) Rossetti (1830-1894) Joan Didion (1934) Calvin Trillin (1935) John Berendt (1939) Lydia Millet (1968) And from the C

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André Campra (1660-1744) Michel Pignolet de Montéclair (1667-1737) Sir Hamilton Harty (1879-1949) Alex North (1910-1991) Yvonne Minton (1938) Lillian Watson (1947) Andrew Penny (1952) and Thomas Carlyle (1795-1891) Samuel Butler (1835-1902) Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) Cornell Woolrich (1903-1968)

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Nicolo Amati (1596-1684) André Campra (1660-1744) Antonio Soler (1729-1783) Émile Waldteufel (1837-1915) Anton Webern (1883-1945) Halsey Stevens (1908-1989) Nino Rota (1911-1979) Irving Fine (1914-1962) Charles Craig (1919-1997) Paul Turok (1929-2012) José Serebrier (1938) Matt Haimovitz (1970) and Joseph Conrad (1857-

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Left to right: Lydia O'Brien, Eric Olson, Maeve Stier, Avesta Mirashrafi, Madeleine Tran Inspired by the Me Too movement and the quick rise and fall of charismatic Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, Mirror Game, a brand new opera commissioned by PSU Opera and presented on November 29 in Lincoln Hall Studio Theater, touched and

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Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949) Rudolf Friml (1879-1972) Harriet Cohen (1895-1967) Sir John Barbirolli (1899-1970) Robert Moevs (1920-2007) Maria Callas (1923-1977) Jörg Demus (1928-2019) and Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859-1891) T. Coraghessan Boyle (1948) George Saunders (1958) Ann Patchertt (1963) And from the Composers D

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François‑Xavier Richter (1709-1789) Ernest (Louis-Etienne-Ernest) Reyer (1832-1909) Agathe Grøndahl (1847-1907) Gordon Crosse (1932) Lou Rawls (1933-2006) Bette Midler (1945) Rudolf Buchbinder (1946) Leontina Vaduva (1960)

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Carl Loewe (1796-1869) Charles Valentin Alkan (1813-1888) Sergei Liapunov (1859-1924) Ludwig Thuille (1861-1907) Ture Rangström (1884-1947) Ray Henderson (1896-1970) Klaus Huber (1924-2017) Gunther Herbig (1931) Walter Weller (1939-2015) Radu Lupu (1945) Semyon Bychkov (1952) and Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Mark Twain (18

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Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848) Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) John Brecknock (1937-2017) Chuck Mangione (1940) Louise Winter (1959) and Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007)

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Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) Ferdinand Ries (1784-1838) Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894) Pamela Harrison (1915-1990) Berry Gordy Jr. (1929) Randy Newman (1943) Diedre Murray (1951) and John Bunyan (1628-1688) William Blake (1757-1827) Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) Stefan Zweig (1881-1942) Nancy Mitford (1904-1973) Rita Mae

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My review of Sibelius' "The Tempest," presented by the Oregon Symphony and a troupe of expert actors lead by Tyrone Wilson, has been published in Classical Voice North America here.  I hope that you enjoy reading it. A big thanks to Joe Cantrell for the photos.

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Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-1678) Anton Stamitz (1750-1798 or 1809) Franz Krommer (1759-1831) Sir Julian Benedict (1804-1885) Viktor Ewald (1860-1935) Charles Koechlin (1867-1950) Leon Barzin (1900-1999) Walter Klien (1928-1991) Helmut Lachenmann (1935) Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) David Felder (1953) Victoria Mullova (195

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Earl Wild (1915-2010) Eugene Istomin (1925-2003) Alan Stout (1932-2018) John Sanders (1933-2003) Craig Sheppard (1947) Vivian Tierney (1957) Spencer Topel (1979) and Eugene Ionesco (1909-1994) Charles Schulz (1922-2000) Marilynne Robinson (1943)

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Franz Gruber (1785-1863) Wilhelm Kempff (1895-1991) Virgil Thomson (1896-1989) Paul Desmond (1924-1977) Sir John Drummond (1934-2006) Jean-Claude Malgoire (1940) Håkan Hagegård (1945) Yvonne Kenny (1950) Gilles Cachemaille (1951) and Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) Helen Hooven Santmyer (1895-1986) Lewis Thomas (1913-1993)

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Alexi Kenney On Saturday November 16 violinist Alexi Kenney joined Carlos Kalmar and the Oregon Symphony to perform Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major ("Strassburg"), and the orchestra finished the evening with Mahler's "Tragic" Symphony, No. 6 in A Minor. Initially the strings felt a bit anemic

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Franz Gruber (1785-1863) Wilhelm Kempff (1895-1991) Virgil Thomson (1896-1989) Paul Desmond (1924-1977) Sir John Drummond (1934-2006) Jean-Claude Malgoire (1940) Håkan Hagegård (1945) Yvonne Kenny (1950) Gilles Cachemaille (1951) and Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) Helen Hooven Santmyer (1895-1986) Lewis Thomas (1913-1993)

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Pierre Du Mage (1674-1751) Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) André Caplet (1878-1925) Guy Reginald Bolton (1884-1979) Jerry Bock (1928-2010) Vigen Derderian (1929-2003) Krzysztof Penderecki (1933) Ludovico Einaudi (1955) Thomas Zehetmair (1961) Nicolas Bacri (1961) Ed Harsh (1962) and Nirad C. Chaudhuri (1897-1999) Paul Celan

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St. Cecilia Frantisek Benda (1709-1786) Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710-1784) Conradin Kreutzer (1780-1849) Edgard Varèse (1883-1965) Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981) Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999) Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) Gunther Schuller (1925-2015) Jimmy Knepper (1927-2003) Hans Zender (1936-2019) Kent Nagano (1951) Stephen

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Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909) Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) Coleman Hawkins (1904-1969) Bernard Lagacé (1930) Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003) James DePreist (1936-2013) Idil Biret (1941) Vinson Cole (1950) Kyle Gann (1955) Stewart Wallace (1960) Björk (1965) and Voltare (1694-1778) Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944) Mary

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