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August 21, 2013 Watch the violinist play music of the spheres amid twinkling lights with jazz bassist Ben Allison. Hope ponders the cosmos, bringing together music and time, with works from different centuries.
Composer Max Richter's new album takes on Vivaldi's Four Seasons.
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November 21, 2012 The composer has done a brave thing for any artist in any medium: He's messed with a classic, specifically, Vivaldi's most famous four violin concertos. Richter says he had "to figure out how much Max and how much Vivaldi there was going on at every moment."
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The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is facing budget battles, and the shame of being silenced while backing a pop group.
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August 17, 2012 The Atlanta Symphony struggles, a one-handed pianist graduates and the music of John Cage continues.
Daniel Hope occupies his time performing, recording, writing, shooting videos and running music festivals.
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April 5, 2012 Amidst concerts, recordings, books and music videos, violinist Daniel Hope finds the time to settle down in Georgia each spring as the associate artistic director of the Savannah Music Festival.
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Violinist Daniel Hope (second from left) gathers fellow string players at the 2012 Savannah Music Festival for a concert of Russian chamber music.
April 3, 2012 Violinist Daniel Hope and friends play a sun-splashed Tchaikovsky travelogue.
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October 25, 2008 From his childhood relationship with violinist Yehudi Menuhin to his collaborations with The Police, Beaux Arts Trio and sitar player Gaurav Mazumdar, Hope has spent his life stretching the definition of classical musician. In an interview for the "Musicians in Their Own Words" series, he describes his introduction to the violin and his collection of instruments.
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August 21, 2008 The Beaux Arts Trio, with founder Menahem Pressler, will play its final U.S. concert at the Tanglewood Music Festival on Thursday night, 53 years after the group got its start there. The farewell performance will stream live at NPR.org.
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August 19, 2008 Led by founding member Menahem Pressler, the Beaux Arts Trio performs an emotion-laden final U.S. concert at the Tanglewood Music Festival in Massachusetts, the venue where the ensemble got its start 53 years ago.
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July 14, 2005 Pianist Menahem Pressler founded the Beaux Arts Trio fifty years ago with a Beethoven concert. The chamber group recently played the Beethoven piano trio that launched the Beaux Arts Trio as an ensemble: the "Ghost" Trio.
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