Sunday, April 09, 2017
BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Dohnanyi Conducts Brahms
World-renowned German conductor Christoph von Dohnányi returns to conduct the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra after more than a decade since his last appearance. Widely admired for his interpretations of Romantic music, Gramophone described his recording of Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 as “easily the best and most vital of his series, spontaneous in its forward-looking energy.” Paired with Schumann, Dohnányi also will present the second chapter of the season-long Brahms cycle with a performance of his rustic Symphony No. 2. With this esteemed conductor joining forces with the distinguished Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, this outstanding weekend of artistic excellence is not one to miss!
Pope Francis has called for a better translation of a phrase about temptation in the Lord's Prayer. The Pope believes current wording that says "lead us not into temptation" is not a good because God, as a good father, would not lead humans to sin. The Lord's Prayer known as the “Our Father” in America is considered by many the most revered prayer in Christianity. The pontiff prefers France's Roman Catholic Church new wording "do not let us fall into temptation" as an alternative, and something similar should be used worldwide.
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