Kurt Masur http://wrti.org en All-French Program From the New York Philharmonic Archives: Oct. 21 at 3 pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/all-french-program-new-york-philharmonic-archives-oct-21-3-pm-encore <p>It's all all-French program on this week's New York Philharmonic broadcast - performances drawn from the Philharmonic's vast recorded archive. &nbsp;Music by Massenet that includes an historic performance by the Philharmonic conducted by Josef&nbsp;Stransky (who became the orchestra's music director in 1911, following the death of Gustav Mahler), and appearances by Luciano Pavarotti and mezzo-soprano Nancy Maultsby. &nbsp;Also on the program, works by Clause Debussy that include the <em>Image pour Orchestra</em>, and <em>Le Martyre de Saint Sebastian</em>. Sat, 20 Oct 2012 14:55:05 +0000 Jack Moore 4598 at http://wrti.org All-French Program From the New York Philharmonic Archives: Oct. 21 at 3 pm on ENCORE! Masur And Levine On Parkinson's, Animating Wild Things And Shattering A Stereotype http://wrti.org/post/masur-and-levine-parkinsons-animating-wild-things-and-shattering-stereotype <ul><p><li>New York Philharmonic Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur, 85, has announced that he has been living with Parkinson's disease for several years: "I have had the fortune of receiving great medical care since the diagnosis, enabling me to continue my conducting activities. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:47:00 +0000 editor 4574 at http://wrti.org Masur And Levine On Parkinson's, Animating Wild Things And Shattering A Stereotype The New York Philharmonic: Yo-Yo Ma, Beethoven's 9th, and Dvorak's Cello Concerto on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/new-york-philharmonic-yo-yo-ma-beethovens-9th-and-dvoraks-cello-concerto-encore <p>Join us on Sunday, June 17th from 3 to 5 pm for a special broadcast featuring Kurt Masur on the podium.</p><p><strong>Program:</strong></p><p>Dvořák: Cello Concerto &nbsp;<br />Beethoven: Symphony No. 9&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Artists:</strong></p> Sun, 17 Jun 2012 14:11:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 3997 at http://wrti.org The New York Philharmonic: Yo-Yo Ma, Beethoven's 9th, and Dvorak's Cello Concerto on ENCORE! Around The Classical Internet: May 4, 2012 http://wrti.org/post/around-classical-internet-may-4-2012 <ul><p><li>I'm not sure how the <em>Daily </em><em>Mail</em> arrived at the unfortunate <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/reviews/article-2139304/Unlikely-fan-Why-operas-biggest-star-Domingo-Placido-crazy-Lady-Gaga.html?ito=feeds-newsxml" target="_blank">headline</a> "An Unlikely Fan: Why Opera's Biggest Star, Domingo Placido Is Crazy For Lady Gaga." The obvious hed goof aside, it's not like Domingo gives La Gaga effusive praise: "I think Lady Gaga has a very good voice. Absolutely. She has a wonderful voice. Sat, 05 May 2012 11:35:26 +0000 editor 3822 at http://wrti.org Around The Classical Internet: May 4, 2012 Maestro Kurt Masur http://wrti.org/post/maestro-kurt-masur <p>Jill Pasternak welcomes renowned conductor Kurt Masur. The German kappelmeister has led orchestras around the globe, including the New York Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Orchestra National de France, where he is now honorary music director.</p> <p>Masur celebrated his 80th birthday in 2007 with a series of special events, concerts, and tours, including a performance in Philadelphia. He'll be at Tanglewood working with young musicians and leading the Boston Symphony in a series of concerts through August 22, 2009.</p> Fri, 14 Aug 2009 20:35:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1961 at http://wrti.org Maestro Kurt Masur