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James Oestreich

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Editor, Classical Music and Dance — The New York Times

Classical Music Writer, New York Times

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If Bach’s "St. Matthew Passion" is so great (and it Is), why is everyone performing his "St. John"?  https://nyti.ms/2nNlt3X 
If Bach's "St. John Passion" is so problematic (and it is), why is everyone performing it?  https://nyti.ms/2nNlt3X 
"It’s easier to write bad 18th-century theological poetry than it is to write really great music." Bach and His God  http://nyti.ms/25icHHa 
Kurt Masur's departure from the New York Philharmonic, 2002 Kurt Masur's Bittersweet Goodbye With Might Have Beens  http://nyti.ms/1TaHgYB 
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