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    Wilco, Audra McDonald, John Adams Make Alex Ross's Best of 2007 List

    Alex Ross, the New Yorker's classical music critic, has posted on his blog, The Rest Is Noise, his Apex 07 list—some of the best performances and recordings he's heard this year. Among the best on CD: Wilco's "On and On and On," the closing track from Sky Blue Sky. And among his favorite performances of 2007 are the January 20 Disney Hall performance of John Adams's Naive and Sentimental Music by Esa-Pekka Salonen and the LA Philharmonic (which recorded the 2002 Nonesuch recording), and Audra McDonald in a Valentine's Day performance of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny at LA Opera.

    You can read the complete list on therestisnoise.com. You can watch Audra in Mahagonny this week on PBS's Great Performances. Check PBS.com or your local PBS station for listings.

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Wilco, Audra McDonald, John Adams Make Alex Ross's Best of 2007 List

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Alex Ross, the New Yorker's classical music critic, has posted on his blog, The Rest Is Noise, his Apex 07 list—some of the best performances and recordings he's heard this year. Among the best on CD: Wilco's "On and On and On," from Sky Blue Sky. And among his favorite performances of 2007 are the Disney Hall performance of John Adams's Naive and Sentimental Music by Esa-Pekka Salonen and the LA Philharmonic, and Audra McDonald in a Valentine's Day performance of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny at LA Opera.

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Alex Ross, the New Yorker's classical music critic, has posted on his blog, The Rest Is Noise, his Apex 07 list—some of the best performances and recordings he's heard this year. Among the best on CD: Wilco's "On and On and On," the closing track from Sky Blue Sky. And among his favorite performances of 2007 are the January 20 Disney Hall performance of John Adams's Naive and Sentimental Music by Esa-Pekka Salonen and the LA Philharmonic (which recorded the 2002 Nonesuch recording), and Audra McDonald in a Valentine's Day performance of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny at LA Opera.

You can read the complete list on therestisnoise.com. You can watch Audra in Mahagonny this week on PBS's Great Performances. Check PBS.com or your local PBS station for listings.

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