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18 Oct 2005

Standing Room Only for New Music, Fierce and Quiet Alike

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/18/arts/music/18powe.html

tenri_logo.gifBy Bernard Holland [NY Times, 18 October 2005]

Pessimists about the future of classical music may be looking in the wrong places. There were empty seats at the Metropolitan Opera's estimable "Aida" on Friday night, but on Saturday, "Powerhouse Pianists" filled the Tenri Cultural Institute to its gills, with standees crowding the rim of this small West Village gallery and hopeful ticket buyers stretching out onto 13th Street.

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