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Charles T. Downey Briefly Noted: Carlos Simon Requiem

Carlos Simon, Requiem for the Enslaved, Marco Pavé, MK Zulu, Hub New Music, Carlos Simon
(released on June 17, 2022)
Decca 00028948529421 | 44’53”
In 1838, the Jesuit priests in charge of what was then Georgetown College paid off that institution’s debts. The money came from the sale of 272 enslaved persons, including children as young as two months old, who were sent on ships to plantations

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Charles T. Downey Briefly Noted: Mouton Mass and Motets (CD of the Month)

Jean Mouton, Missa Faulte d’argent / Motets, Brabant Ensemble, Stephen Rice
(released on July 1, 2022)
Hyperion CDA68385 | 72’53”

Jean Mouton, Missa Tu es Petrus / Motets, Brabant Ensemble, Stephen Rice (2012)
Jean Mouton (c. 1459-1522) is not unknown among early music ensembles, with a number of fine recordings out there by the Tallis Scholars, among others. He was prolific enough,

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Charles T. Downey Briefly Noted: Haydn Trios with Piano

Haydn, Trios with Piano, Marc Hantaï, Alessandro Moccia, Alix Verzier, Jérôme Hantaï
(released on June 17, 2022)
Mirare MIR636D | 67’50”
The three Hantaï brothers were familiar to Washington listeners, although they have not appeared here in over a decade. Two of them, flutist Marc Hantaï and fortepianist Jérôme Hantaï, recorded this disc of Haydn keyboard trios in February 2020, just before

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Charles T. Downey Briefly Noted: Respighi Songs

Crepuscolo (Ottorino Respighi, Songs), Timothy Fallon, Ammiel Bushakevitz
(released on June 3, 2022)
BIS 2632 | 74’04”
American tenor Timothy Fallon won the Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition in 2013, paired with pianist Ammiel Bushakevitz. The duo released an album of Liszt songs together in 2017, which they have followed up with this diverting recital of rarely

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Charles T. Downey Briefly Noted: Jean Rondeau’s Goldberg Variations

J. S. Bach, Goldberg Variations, Jean Rondeau
(released on February 11, 2022)
Erato 190296508035 | 107’12”
By the time he was 30, French harpsichordist Jean Rondeau has made two recordings of the Goldberg Variations. “I will no doubt spend my life working on them,” he admits in the minimal booklet for his second traversal, released earlier this year on the Erato label. In Rondeau’s first

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Charles T. Downey Briefly Noted: Supercharged Hahn Nostalgia

Reynaldo Hahn, Le rossignol éperdu / Premières valses (selections), Pavel Kolesnikov
(released on June 3, 2022)
Hyperion CDA68383 | 71’24”
My ears are generally happy to discover more of the often overlooked music of French composer Reynaldo Hahn. That was true again in the case of this new disc from the young Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov. The winner of the Honens International Piano

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Charles T. Downey Briefly Noted: Great Venetian Mass (CD of the Month)

Vivaldi, The Great Venetian Mass, Sophie Karthäuser, Lucile Richardot, Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew
(released on June 24, 2022)
Harmonia Mundi HAF8905358 | 68’09”
One does not really need an excuse to make another recording of Vivaldi’s well-known Gloria (RV 589), but it helps to have something that could set a new version apart. The distinguished French early music ensemble Les Arts

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Charles T. Downey Briefly Noted: Bolcom’s Complete Rags

William Bolcom, The Complete Rags, Marc-André Hamelin
(released on June 3, 2022)
Hyperion CDA68391/2 | 133’03”
Hard as it may be to believe, there was a time when American had largely forgotten about Scott Joplin and ragtime. In a liner note to this dazzling new recording, composer William Bolcom describes the origins of his obsession with the rag. It began in 1967, when he first heard of

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Charles T. Downey New York City Ballet Returns to the Kennedy Center

New York City Ballet performed Suspended Animation, choreography by Sidra Bell (photo: Erin Baiano)
New York City Ballet has been through a disastrous period in the last four years. In 2018, the company’s long-time artistic director, Peter Martins, resigned in disgrace, following accusations of sexual abuse. NYCB scrambled to find a stable way forward, naming Jonathan Stafford as its new artistic

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