Archive for October 27th, 2012

Oct. 27 2012

10-27-12 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

Go Baltimore Symphony and Marin Alsop on your really nice Mahler disc!  Ditto to Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique with the Lyons Orchestra under Leonard Slatkin both on Naxos and both fabulous!  We didn’t care for the Prokofiev…we mostly liked the Shostakovich! Our Panel: Kati Harrison from WBJC, Charles Ellis from the PG Philharmonic and Dave Donovan […]

Oct. 27 2012

11/03/12 – Fidelio – 1:00pm

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Operafest | No Comments

Houston Grand Opera Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven Libretto by Joseph Sonnleithner Sung in German Approximate running time: 2 hours, 6 minutes including one intermission Leonore is willing to do whatever it takes to free her husband, Florestan, an innocent political prisoner. Disguised as a boy, Fidelio, she bravely prevents Florestan’s assassination by a corrupt governor. Beethoven’s only […]

Oct. 27 2012

Playlist: Oct/27/12

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8:26 PM Hector Berlioz — Les Nuits d’Ete (Summer Nights) Opus: 7Conductor: Robert ShawEnsemble: Atlanta Symphony OrchestraElly Ameling, sopranoTelarc, 80084 8:13 PM Sergei Taneyev — Duet for soprano and tenor after the Conductor: Peter TiborisEnsemble: Moscow Radio/TV Symphony Orch.And various soloistsBridge, 9034 8:05 PM Sir Arthur Sullivan — Iolanthe: Overture Conductor: Alexander FarisEnsemble: Scottish Chamber […]