Archive for October, 2012

Oct. 24 2012

Playlist: Oct/24/12

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10:54 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Rondo for Violin & Orchestra Key: CEnsemble: Mozart Anniversary OrchestraJames Ehnes, violinCBC(RCI), 5238 10:21 PM Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov — The Invisible City of Kitezh: Suite Conductor: Richard KappEnsemble: Philharmonia HungaricaVox/MMG, 5082 9:58 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Opus: 43Conductor: George SzellEnsemble: Cleveland OrchestraLeon Fleisher, pianoPhilips, […]

Oct. 23 2012

Tuesday 10/23/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Retrospective: A Solti Centennial Conductor: Sir Georg Solti Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Die Meistersinger Bartók: Hungarian Sketches Berlioz: Excerpts from The Damnation of Faust Mahler: Symphony No 5

Oct. 23 2012

Playlist: Oct/23/12

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10:02 PM Hector Berlioz — Harold in Italy Opus: 16Conductor: Vladimir AshkenazyEnsemble: Helsinki PhilharmonicDavid Aaron Carpenter, violaOndine, 1188 9:52 PM Johann Strauss II — Roses from the South Opus: 388Conductor: Jascha HorensteinEnsemble: Vienna State Opera OrchestraChesky Rec, 95 9:19 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — String Quartet No. 18 Key: AEnsemble: Quartet YsayeLondon, 473963 9:12 PM […]

Oct. 22 2012

Stolen Renoir

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | 2 Comments

The theft of seven paintings by  Picasso, Monet and others from the Kunsthal Museum in Holland recently is the last in a long line of heists from art museums. Back in 1951, this little Renoir called Landscape on the Banks of the Seine was stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art.         […]

Oct. 22 2012

Monday 10/22/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloists: Daniil Trifonov, piano; Glenn Dicterow, violin Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 3 Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade Encore: Falla: Suite No. 2 from The Three Cornered Hat

Oct. 22 2012

Playlist: Oct/22/12

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10:56 PM Jean Sibelius — Academic March (1919) Conductor: Leif SegerstamEnsemble: Helsinki PhilharmonicOndine, 936 10:15 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Piano Concerto No. 1 Key: COpus: 15Conductor: Leif Ove AndsnesEnsemble: Mahler Chamber OrchestraLeif Ove Andsnes, pianoCBS/Sony, 42058 10:05 PM Michael W. Balfe — The Bohemian Girl: Overture Conductor: Arthur FiedlerEnsemble: Boston Pops OrchestraRCA/BMG, 68793 9:41 […]

Oct. 21 2012

Playlist: Oct/21/12

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8:10 PM Anton Bruckner — Symphony No. 1 Key: cOpus: 77Conductor: Sir Georg SoltiEnsemble: Chicago Symphony OrchestraLondon, 448898 8:00 PM Sir Malcolm Arnold — Four Cornish Dances Opus: 91Conductor: Andrew PennyEnsemble: The Queensland Symphony Orch.Naxos, 8553526 5:49 PM Ernest Tomlinson — English Folk Dances: Suite No.2 Conductor: Ernest TomlinsonEnsemble: Slovak Radio SO, BratislavaM Polo/HK, 8223413 […]

Oct. 20 2012

10/27/12 – The Barber of Seville – 1:00pm

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Houston Grand Opera The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Cesare Sterbini Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes including one intermission   Opera’s notorious barber schemes to help the beautiful young Rosina escape the clutches of her elderly guardian and find true love. Rossini’s score is punctuated with brilliant ensembles and some […]

Oct. 20 2012

10-20-12 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week’s panelists were Dave Donovan from Pratt Library, John Bowen from Emmanuel Episcopal and Jed Gayland from Hopkins Symphony.  The Mozart we weren’t wild about…we loved the Vaughan Williams…The Liszt wasn’t piggish enough for this crowd and the Tchaikovsky didn’t please!  Hope you enjoyed the show…we did.   5:00 PM            127 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart       […]

Oct. 20 2012

Playlist: Oct/20/12

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8:20 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Carnival of the Animals (Carl Davis arr) Conductor: Carl DavisEnsemble: Scottish Chamber OrchestraThe King’s SingersHoward Shelley, pianoHilary Macnamara, pianoAngel/EMI, 47708 8:17 PM John David — You are the new day The King’s SingersAngel/EMI, 49564 8:13 PM Sir Arthur Sullivan — Pirates of Penzance: With Cat-like Tread The King’s SingersRCA/BMG, 61885 […]

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