Archive for August, 2012

Aug. 27 2012

The Non-Thieving Magpie

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I did a little fantasy shopping at last weekend’s 32nd Annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, courtesy of my friends at J. S. Fearnley. Don’t I look as if I’m pledging allegiance to the bling? Neither of the Art Deco stunners I’m sporting here came home with me, but I had a blast “modeling” them for […]

Aug. 27 2012

Monday 08/27/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: David Robertson Violin: Gil Shaham Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Barber: Violin Concerto Bartok: The Wooden Prince (complete) Fill: Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Related posts: Monday 04/09/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

Aug. 27 2012

8-27-12 Word On Wine Review Piemonte Red Sampler!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I review three reds from Piemonte all of which are iconic! 1)2009 Dante Rivetti Barbera D’alba.  $21.  “I like Barbera”,  says Mary…I replied, “It likes you too!”.  Indeed this is a great light red with some decent punch.  Great with dinner,  great on its own. 2)2007 Chionetti Dolcetto.  $23.  What is […]

Aug. 27 2012

Playlist: Aug/27/12

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10:52 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Andante Cantabile Opus: 11Conductor: Eiji OueEnsemble: Minnesota OrchestraReference, 99 10:17 PM Bela Bartok — Concerto for Orchestra Conductor: Sir Georg SoltiEnsemble: Chicago Symphony OrchestraLondon, 400052 10:03 PM Erich Wolfgang Korngold — Much Ado about Nothing: Suite Opus: 11Gil Shaham, violinAndre Previn, pianoDG/Archiv, 439886 9:32 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Piano […]

Aug. 26 2012

Playlist: Aug/26/12

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8:35 PM Igor Stravinsky — The Firebird Conductor: Lorin MaazelEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicDG/Archiv, 9772 8:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 12 Key: E-Flat Opus: 127Ensemble: Takacs QuartetLondon, 470849 6:35 PM Franz Liszt — Wander-Fantasie Conductor: Andras LigetiEnsemble: Budapest Symphony OrchestraJeno Jando, pianoLaserLight, 15630 6:15 PM Johannes Brahms — Souvenir de la Russie […]

Aug. 25 2012

09/01/12 – Carmen – 1:00pm

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San Francisco Opera Carmen by Georges Bizet Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, 20 minutes including two intermissions In French Thrilling but dangerous, the captivating, capricious Carmen is one of the most vivid characters in all of opera, and two mezzo-sopranos will portray the bold femme fatale on the War Memorial […]

Aug. 25 2012

Playlist: Aug/25/12

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11:48 PM Victor Herbert — Five Pieces for Cello & Strings Conductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsLynn Harrell, celloLondon, 417672 8:45 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — Serenade to Music Conductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicAnd various soloistsCBS/Sony, 47638 8:20 PM Igor Stravinsky — Symphony of Psalms Conductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: London Symphony […]

Aug. 24 2012

I’m sneaky.

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Last night, Kati & I walked around the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show after her shift at WBJC’s booth ended. I wanted to introduce her to couple of dealers whose wares she might like, & we spent quite a bit of time chatting with Jo & Olly, two lovely British ladies from whom I bought a […]

Aug. 24 2012

Playlist: Aug/24/12

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11:45 PM Frederick Delius — Florida Suite Conductor: David Lloyd-JonesEnsemble: English Northern PhilharmoniaNaxos, 8553535 11:29 PM Claude Debussy — Children’s Corner Alexis Weissenberg, pianoDG/Archiv, 415510 10:57 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 5 Key: cOpus: 67Conductor: Bernard HaitinkEnsemble: Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraPhilips, 420540 10:46 PM Morten Lauridsen — Lux aeterna Conductor: Stephen LaytonEnsemble: Britten SinfoniaPolyphonyHyperion, […]

Aug. 23 2012

8-23-12 Word On Wine…Rules to Drink By!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

We all expect a wine list at the restaurants we go to, but we rarely think about how it got there and who thought it up!   In the September issue of Bon Appetit David Lynch of St. Vincent’s restaurant in San Francisco discusses some of his ideas he used in creating the wine list for […]

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