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ArtsBeat Blog: Levine Withdraws Again From Met Production

NY Times - Sat, 11/05/2011 - 01:05
The conductor James Levine is withdrawing from Wagner's "Gotterdammerung," the final installment of the Metropolitan Opera's new "Ring" cycle.

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Classical Music/Opera Listings for Nov. 4 — 10

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 23:31
A selected guide to performances of classical music in New York.

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Music Review: Feist at the Brooklyn Academy of Music - Review

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 21:27
Feist, touring with her album “Metals, played the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Wednesday, backed by the female trio Mountain Man.

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ArtsBeat Blog: Lead Guitarist of Metal Band Found Dead on Tour Bus

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 21:25
Cory Smoot's band mates discovered him not breathing as their bus crossed the border into Canada.

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Jazz Listings for Nov. 4 — 10

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 10:00
A selected guide to jazz performances in New York and the area.

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Rock and Pop Listings for Nov. 4 — 10

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 10:00
A selected guide to rock, pop, metal, rap and other music in New York.

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New Music From Miranda Lambert and Susan Boyle — Reviews

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 09:45
Albums just released include “Four the Record,” by Ms. Lambert; “Someone to Watch Over Me,” by Ms. Boyle; and “The Sinatra Project, Vol. II,” by Michael Feinstein.

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Music Review: Glass’s ‘Koyaanisqatsi’ From New York Philharmonic - Review

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 09:00
The New York Philharmonic joined forces with the Philip Glass Ensemble and the Collegiate Chorale to perform Mr. Glass’s score for “Koyaanisqatsi,” part of Godfrey Reggio’s film trilogy.

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Music Review: Brooklyn Rider at Zankel Hall - Review

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 09:00
The string quartet Brooklyn Rider got into the Halloween spirit at Zankel Hall.

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Beryl Davis, British Singer With Big Bands, Dies at 87

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 09:00
Ms. Davis, beloved in England for continuing her performances during the bombing of London during World War II, later performed with Sinatra and the big bands of Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller.

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Prosecutors Say Doctor’s Greed Caused Jackson’s Death

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 08:08
Conrad Murray’s trial came to an end with closing statements from prosecutors and defense lawyers, who painted dramatically different pictures of the legendary pop star and the doctor caring for him.

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The Bay Citizen: Oakland’s Symphony Season Opens, Mixing It Up

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 08:00
The Oakland East Bay Symphony begins its 2011-12 season on Friday with a program of very different kinds of music on the program, which is just the way the music director Michael Morgan likes it.

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What Christian Lacroix Did Next

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 01:19
Creating costumes for "La Source" at the Paris Opera Ballet is one among a series of theatrical events across Europe that Mr. Lacroix has worked on since his couture house was shut down in 2009.

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ArtsBeat Blog: A Flu-Ridden Rihanna Cancels Sweden Shows

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 00:34
As one of her singles climbed to the top of the pop music charts in the United States, Rihanna canceled a second show Wednesday in Sweden because of illness and exhaustion.

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ArtsBeat | Popcast: Trash Talk and ‘Lulu’ the Polarizing New Album by ‘Loutallica’

NY Times - Fri, 11/04/2011 - 00:29
An interview with Trash Talk, the California hardcore band, and an assessment of the collaboration between Lou reed and Metallica.

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Music Review: George Li, Pianist at Merkin Concert Hall - Review

NY Times - Thu, 11/03/2011 - 22:15
George Li, 16, presented interpretations of Czerny, Ravel, Liszt and others in his appearance at Merkin Concert Hall.

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Music Review: Martin Helmchen at the Frick Collection - Review

NY Times - Thu, 11/03/2011 - 21:45
The pianist Martin Helmchen played a recital at the Frick collection on Sunday, kicking off a string of performances in New York this month.

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Music Review: Diego el Cigala at Town Hall - Review

NY Times - Thu, 11/03/2011 - 21:27
Traditional flamenco dominated the singer Diego el Cigala’s two-hour concert on Tuesday at Town Hall, no matter where the songs came from originally.

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Liz Anderson, Who Wrote Hit Country Songs, Dies at 81

NY Times - Thu, 11/03/2011 - 20:57
Ms. Anderson wrote songs and recorded her own tunes about faithless men and beleaguered women.

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Music Review: Jean-Paul Fouchécourt and Gaële Le Roi at Weill Hall - Review

NY Times - Thu, 11/03/2011 - 20:15
Opera Lafayette presented Jean-Paul Fouchécourt and Gaële Le Roi at Weill Recital Hall on Sunday.

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