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Selected journalism by Raphael Mostel

Carmen and Seville

On Colin Davis / London Symphony Orchestra NYC concerts 2004

Metropolitan Opera's new production of "La Juive"

Vienna cabaret at Neue Galerie

On Habimah Theatre production of Allen Ginsberg's "Kaddish"

Lincoln Center Festival 2003

Obitiuary for Isaac Stern

Handel's Oratorio "Esther"

Lincoln Center Festival v. BAM's Next Wave Festival — a comparative overview :

Lincoln Center Retrospect on Philip Glass

On my late uncle Zero
(Writen prior to the opening of the new Broadway musical version of The Producers)

On the Met's new production of Verdi's Nabucco
and the NY Philharmonic's U.S. premiere of Hans Werner Henze's Symphony No. 9

On Morton Feldman and John Cage Carnegie Hall Festival & review of
"Give My Regards to Eighth Street: Collected Writing of Morton Feldman"

on the Israel Philharmonic's 65th anniversary:

review of Met's Il Trovatore fiasco

review of Yiddish theater

On John Cage: Freedom is One Thing, Liberty is Another
The New York TImes, April 7, 2002 - available on

Morton Feldman: Unfolding the Monumental in the Intimate - Where does expectation end and hallucination begin?
liner notes for ALM CD 41 Aki Takahashi & Yasushi Toyoshima / Feldman's "For John Cage"

Toru Takemitsu: A Garden of Dreams
liner notes for RCA 0902668595 - Peter Serkin plays complete solo piano works

Twin Anarchists Riding Waves of CBS Ocean
liner notes for Mode CD 55 - Kenneth Patchen/John Cage "The City Wears a Slouch Hat"

On Henry Cowell "Listen Harder" The Nation March 24, 1997

"Japanese Composers Delve into the Past for their Future" New York Times February 18, 1990

"Music from the Time of Confucius" New York Times April 9. 1989

On Olivier Messaien -"The Medium is Doing Better than the Message" New York Times December 11, 1988

"Witold Lutoslawski: Poland's Master Composer at 75" Keynote Magazine (WNCN) January 1988
The first magazine cover feature on Lutoslawski in the U.S.

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Retrospective Exhibition - TSBE - Hiroshima - Equinox