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I’ll Never Forget … Elgar’s Enigma Variations

A concert violist and pianist zeroes in on a beloved Late Romantic Era work, complete…


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I’ll Never Forget … My Friendship with Seiji Ozawa

Rehearsing Mozart and Bizet with the late Japanese superstar conductor in Tanglewood and Tokyo By…


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Lunch at Lüchow’s with Lauritz Melchior

1965: Dining with an outsize opera tenor at downtown New York’s bastion of German cuisine…


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I’ll Never Forget … The Summer of Love

In 1969, it was all psychedelic joy with the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane at…


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I’ll Never Forget … Schubert and Diamond

This classical music lover appreciates pop sung with warmth and sincerity too By Roberta Hershenson…


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I’ll Never Forget … Erroll Garner, Carnegie Hall

Three and a half hours into the celebrated jazz pianist’s much-anticipated performance at New York’s…


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A Mozartiana Extravaganza

Mozart festivals, Mozart books, Mozart in Salzburg, Mozart in Vienna, Mozart gifts—even Mozart music By…


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I’ll Never Forget … Maria Callas as Tosca, 1965

The fabled diva compelled and galvanized the public as Puccini’s tragic heroine at the Metropolitan…


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I’ll Never Forget … Beatlemania, 1964 & 1966

History in the making: two hectic, frenetic Washington, D.C. concerts, two years apart, complete with…


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I’ll Never Forget … Billie Holiday, June 15, 1957

The night the music came alive at the Loew’s Sheridan Theatre, New York City By…


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A Love Affair Gone Sour—With MZ Wallace

Inside a cult-favorite handbag brand that’s all about function-first frumpinesss By Millie Iselin   Showoffs.…


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Real Estate—New York-Style

Should you sell? Should you buy? A savvy, straight-shooting realtor weighs the options in this…


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New York City’s Best Knitting Shops

Local yarn dens provide an antidote to high-level urban stress in a clubby setting. By…


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