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Violist Vardi dies

  Renowned violist Emanuel Vardi died at his home in North Bend, WA. on Jan. 29, according to the website www.vardiart.com.   "He was a true individual ‒ musically and artistically ‒ and he had a dose of 'rebel' in...

By Stephanie Green  | February 7, 2011; 4:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Classical music  
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2010 Pop Quiz: The Year in Arts

How well do you remember the cultural highs and lows of 2010? The Post's critics have combined forces to test your knowledge of artists from Van Gogh to The Situation.

By Paul Williams  | December 17, 2010; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Ann Hornaday, Anne Midgette, Blake Gopnik, Chris Richards, Classical music, Films, Hank Stuever, Museums, Sarah Kaufman, Smithsonian, TV  | Tags:  best of  
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NSO receives big gift for education

The NSO announces that Irene Pollin, a philanthropist and psychotherapist, has earmarked $550,000 for the orchestra's education and outreach programs.

By Anne Midgette  | November 12, 2010; 11:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anne Midgette, Classical music  
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Music of defiance

Murry Sidlin's "Defiant Requiem" recreates the Verdi Requiem as it might have been performed by Jewish prisoners at the Nazi concentration camp in Terezin, or Theresienstadt.

By Anne Midgette  | September 30, 2010; 6:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anne Midgette, Classical music  
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