Tag: classical music


Maestra, We’re Ready for You

Conductor Marin Alsop was a protege of Leonard Bernstein. Xian Zhang was appointed to the New York Philharmonic by Loren Maazel. And they’re not alone.

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Your Blind Date with Beethoven

Janet Jackson lifts Satie. Elvis sings Martini. The Stones raided the Renaissance. And let’s not even get started with the Beatles, who regularly tapped the classical music well.

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Soul-Stirring Music in the Green-Wood Cemetery

Leonard Bernstein’s resting place in Brooklyn proves an unusually dramatic site for a concert series of classical music by musicians such as Bridget Kibbey, Gregg Kallor, and twins Christina and Michelle Naughton.