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  • Carnegie Hall 2014-15 Season

    Carnegie Hall 2014–15 Season to Include Jeremy Denk, Richard Goode, Gidon Kremer, Kronos Quartet, Audra McDonald

    Carnegie Hall has announced its 2014–15 concert season, and featured among the performers taking the esteemed hall's stages are a number of artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal, including Jeremy Denk, Richard Goode, Gidon Kremer, Kronos Quartet, and Audra McDonald, as well as an all–Steve Reich program and the New York premiere of a work by Jonny Greenwood.

  • Cal Performances 2013–14: Kronos Quartet, Joshua Redman, Richard Goode; Jeremy Denk

    Cal Performances 2013–14 Season to Include Kronos Quartet, Joshua Redman, Richard Goode; Jeremy Denk to Curate Ojai North!

    Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley, has announced its 2013–14 concert season, which will feature performances from a number of Nonesuch artists: Kronos Quartet, which celebrates its 40th anniversary with two concerts at Zellerbach Hall; Joshua Redman, whose Quartet performs songs from his new album, Walking Shadows; and Richard Goode, performing music by Janáček, Schubert, and Debussy. Additionally, Cal Performances and the Ojai Music Festival present Ojai North!, of which pianist Jeremy Denk is this season's music director.

  • Carnegie Hall 2013-14 Season

    Carnegie Hall Announces 2013–2014 Season, Featuring Performances, Works by Several Nonesuch Artists

    Carnegie Hall has announced its 2013–14 season, and featured among the performers taking the esteemed hall's stages are a number of artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal, including Chris Thile, Bombino, Kronos Quartet, Natalie Merchant, and Richard Goode, as well as performances of works by John Adams, Steve Reich, Laurie Anderson, and more.

  • Carnegie Hall 2012-13 season

    Carnegie Hall Announces 2012–2013 Season, Featuring Performances, Works by Several Nonesuch Artists

    Carnegie Hall has announced its 2012–13 season, and featured among the performers taking the esteemed hall's stages are a number of artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal, including Kronos Quartet, Richard Goode, Dawn Upshaw, and Alarm Will Sound, as well as world and New York premiere performances of works by Steve Reich, Timothy Andres, and Donnacha Dennehy. In addition, John Adams will lead a Professional Training Workshop for emerging talents through Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute.

  • Cal Performances 2011–12 Season: Dawn Upshaw, Kronos Quartet, Rokia Traoré, Sérgio & Odair Assad, Richard Goode

    Cal Performances 2011–12 Season to Include Dawn Upshaw, Kronos Quartet, Rokia Traoré, Sérgio & Odair Assad, Richard Goode

    Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley, has announced its 2011–12 season, which will feature performances from a number of performers familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Dawn Upshaw and Rokia Traoré, each in a collaboration with director Peter Sellars, the latter also with novelist Toni Morrison; Kronos Quartet in the Bay Area premiere of Steve Reich's WTC 9/11; Sérgio and Odair Assad; and Richard Goode.

  • 2009 Best of NY Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe

    NY Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, MTV: Nonesuch Albums Among the Year's Best

    Two New York Times music critics have Nonesuch albums on their Top Ten lists: Rokia Traoré's Tchamantché and Oumou Sangare's Seya. The Washington Post has Alarm Will Sound's a/rhythmia in its Top Ten classical albums; the Denver Post has Richard Goode and John Adams. Two Boston Globe critics have Wilco (the album) on their lists, while others there add BlakRoc and Seya. MTV includes Wilco plus Amadou & Mariam's Welcome to Mali. PopMatters and American Songwriter cite Wilco as well, while the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle lists Allen Toussaint's The Bright Mississippi.

  • Richard Goode "Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos" [cover]

    New Yorker: Richard Goode Offers "Truly Revelatory Playing" on Complete Beethoven Concertos

    Richard Goode's Nonesuch recording of Beethoven's Complete Piano Concertos with Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra is out now. The New Yorker cites the "supple, measured lyricism" from Goode and his "sterling collaborators" on the album, finding both "the humane and poetic qualities" one has come to expect from the pianist and "truly revelatory playing" as well.

  • Richard Goode "Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos" [cover]

    Times (UK): Five Stars for Complete Beethoven Concertos from Richard Goode, "The Pianist Revered Even by Pianists"

    Richard Goode's first-ever recording of the complete Beethoven concertos was released on Nonesuch last week. The Times (UK) gives the set a perfect five stars, describing Goode as "the pianist revered even by pianists," one whose "special gift has always been his selfless artistry: his penetrating intellect, warm heart and nimble fingers are entirely placed at the composers’ service." The review states, "Being Beethoven, Beethoven often makes contrary demands, but Goode knows just how to balance and weigh conflicting elements: argument and repose, dark and light, struggle and wit ... Throughout, the recording is warm and natural. Buy with confidence."

  • Richard Goode "Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos" [cover]

    Huffington Post: "Goode Stands Alone" Among Interpreters of Beethoven Concertos

    Fresh off yesterday's release on Nonesuch of Richard Goode's recording of the complete Beethoven piano concertos and his performance last night at Carnegie Hall, Goode joins WNYC's Leonard Lopate for a performance on today's show. The Huffington Post exclaims that the album's release signals "a great day for classical music," asserting: "If you're in the mood to hear five of the greater piano concertos ever written ... then Richard Goode's your man. Oh, there are other pianists who have climbed this mountain, but of the living practitioners, Goode stands alone. He's given the bulk of his creative life to Beethoven. And it shows."

  • Richard Goode "Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos" [cover]

    Financial Times: Five Stars for Richard Goode's "Landmark Recording of the Beethoven Concertos"

    Today marks the release of Richard Goode's first-ever recording of the complete Beethoven piano concertos, with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and conductor Iván Fischer. In a perfect five-star review of the recording, the Financial Times declares it a "landmark recording of the Beethoven concertos." The review continues: "Goode makes the familiar sound unexpectedly fresh. He plays without mannerism, without stylistic quirks, without making anything sound predictable." Goode performs solo works by Bach and Chopin tonight at Carnegie Hall.