User Details - Kal Rubinson

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  Kal Rubinson
  "Music in the Round"
Contributing Editor, Stereophile
  NYC / CT

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Sibelius: Kullervo - Spano          (8 of 10 found this review helpful)
  August 3, 2014

From "In an embarrassment of riches, this is the best of three new multichannel SACDs of Sibelius' early bardic masterwork. The competing release, with Colin Davis and the London Symphony (LSO Live LSO0574), is well played and has ... more

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Concern with sacd disc players
December 1, 2015
Acknowledged. No product is perfect and users with bad experiences are much more likely to make noise. However, all of this, including our personal experiences, is anecdotal and I do not know of any statistical information to support a conclusive statement. ... more
Concern with sacd disc players
November 30, 2015
I have used about 2 dozen SACD/universal players over the years and none have failed. While my typical use for review is limited to a few months, I have had several in regular use since 2009, including Oppo and Sony, without any problems. Your concerns seem rather exaggerated to me. ... more
Beethoven: Symphonies 5 & 7 - Honeck
November 24, 2015
Only played it once (DXD) but I found it exhilarating. We'll see how it wears with repetition. ... more
Discussion: Brahms: Symphony No. 4, Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 - Mravinsky
November 14, 2015
I guess I'll have to get it since I've never heard a middling workaday performance from him. :-) ... more
A new AIDA from Italy!
October 14, 2015
I have no inside info on this but Warner's has released a few opera BDs and posted video clips of the Aida. So, I was merely inferring. ... more