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Cavatina Quartet – July 24, 2016

Cavatina Quartet  -  Museum of Modern Art, Summergarden  -  July 24, 2016 A new venue for me, MOMA’s outdoor sculpture garden.  And of course, for a program assembled by Juilliard’s Joel Sachs, “new music” aplenty for the student players.

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Focus: Schnittke’s World (2) – January 30, 2014

Focus: Schnittke’s World (2) – Juilliard School, Peter Jay Sharp Theater – January 30, 2014 For my second foray into this year’s Focus festival, in contrast to Tuesday’s session, complete ensembles (and a soloist)  were captured, lending a slightly better … Continue reading

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Focus: Schnittke’s World (1) – January 27, 2014

Focus: Schnittke’s World (1)  – Juilliard School, Peter Jay Sharp Theater  -  January 27, 2014 This year’s Focus festival is on Alfred Schnittke and his circle.  The four players portrayed are each part of a separate ensemble; time is too … Continue reading

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Paquito D’Rivera – April 2, 2013

Paquito D’Rivera               April 2, 2013       Paul Hall This concert ended Juilliard Jazz’s season of excellent artist-in-residence events (see Wycliffe Gordon February 4, 2013 and George Coleman October 16, 2012).  Like the other NEA Jazz Masters that I’ve seen, D’Rivera shows … Continue reading

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Wycliffe Gordon – February 4, 2013

Wycliffe Gordon  -  Paul Hall  -  February 4, 2013 Juilliard School’s jazz program has really hit the jackpot this year regarding its guest artists, mentors, artists-in-residence, whatever they call them.  Gordon is the latest; here he collaborates with two distinct … Continue reading

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Focus: British Music Since WWII – January 29, 2013

Focus: British Music Since WWII -  Paul Hall -  January 29, 2013 Juilliard School’s annual Focus Festival, put together by Joel Sachs, is a standby for me;  performance sketches are mostly of students.  I could get to only one concert … Continue reading

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Jordi Savall & Juilliard 415 – January 26, 2013

Jordy Savall & Juilliard 415  – Alice Tully Hall  -  January 26, 2013 Savall is the hero of the early music movement – rescuing, retrieving, and putting again to life the written music of pre-Bach times.  Many of these pieces … Continue reading

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Focus: John Cage – February 2, 2012

Focus : John Cage – Sounds Re-Imagined     Paul Hall, Juilliard School      February 2, 2012 Could only get to one of this year’s Focus evenings, oh well.  John Cage gets you thinking about new ways of listening to music, to question … Continue reading

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