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Classical Notes: May 29, 2012 Archive

Lang Lang live tonight from Carnegie Hall

Posted at 9:24 AM on May 29, 2012 by Alison Young

Lang Lang plays a recital tonight at New York's Carnegie Hall and we'll have it live right here on Classical MPR..

It's amazing to hear and watch this international star perform...but maybe even more interesting to see him practice...

Steve Reich's Influences

Posted at 10:53 AM on May 29, 2012 by Daniel Gilliam

Steve Reich and Bang on A Can will perform at Bloc 2012.

Elliott Carter at 103

Posted at 1:10 PM on May 29, 2012 by Daniel Gilliam (2 Comments)

For context, Elliott Carter was nine when the Titanic sank. He continues to compose and is currently working on his third commission for the New York Philharmonic.

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On the Air This Week

Posted at 1:58 PM on May 29, 2012 by Rex Levang
Filed under: On the air

Highlights from May 29 to June 5

Tuesday, 7 pm: Carnegie Hall Live: Lang Lang, piano
Wednesday, noon: Music with Minnesotans: Tax specialist William Roos
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Artaria String Quartet
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Appalachian Spring and Carmina Burana
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Historic Chicago
Sunday, noon: From the Top
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by Charles Dutoit
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Music of C. P. E. Bach, Zimmerman, and Robert Schumann