Archive for September 22nd, 2012

Sep. 22 2012

09/29/12 – Xerxes – 1:00pm

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San Francisco Opera Xerxes by George Frideric Handel Anonymous revision of Silvio Stampiglia’s libretto ‘Il Xerse,’ based on Nicolo Minato’s ‘Il Xerse’ Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 3 hours, 40 minutes including two intermissions   Widely acclaimed as one of the greatest Handel productions of our time, this visually stunning Olivier Award–winning staging by famed […]

Sep. 22 2012

Playlist: Sep/22/12

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7:56 PM Ernest Bloch — Sacred Service Conductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicRobert Merrill, baritoneand ChorusCBS/Sony, 47533 7:54 PM Joseph Achron — Hebrew Melody Opus: 33Mischa Elman, violinJoseph Seiger, pianoVanguard, 8030 7:47 PM Ernest Bloch — Nigun (Improvisation) Mischa Elman, violinJoseph Seiger, pianoVanguard, 8030 7:21 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — From Jewish Folk Poetry Opus: 79Conductor: […]