Archive for November, 2012

Nov. 30 2012

classical music is everywhere!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

I’ve been home sick for a few days and spent much of my time bundled up on the couch knitting and watching meaningless TV.  I’ve been watching Miami Ink, a show about a tattoo shop in Miami.  I just watched an episode in which a client asked for Beethoven’s portrait on his chest. The artist, […]

Nov. 30 2012

Playlist: Nov/30/12

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11:31 PM Anton Bruckner — Symphony No. 8 Key: cConductor: Georg TintnerEnsemble: National S.O. of IrelandNaxos, 501101 11:10 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Don Giovanni (Complete Opera) Conductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraFritz Wunderlich, tenorEberhard Wachter, baritoneLeontyne Price, sopranoHilde Gueden, sopranoVerona, 27065 10:41 PM Edouard Lalo — Symphony Key: gConductor: Sir Thomas BeechamEnsemble: French […]

Nov. 29 2012

11-29-12 Word On Wine Aromas and Flavors!

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

This week Mary and I talk about tasting aromas and flavors.  You have to check out the show and make some notes…it’s complicated!  We will post the lists of the wines in a bit…I need to get the article from Mary!  Bear with us…but in the meantime click on the show and listen in…You even […]

Nov. 29 2012

Bizet’s Habanera With An Industrial Twist

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

You’ve heard the Habanera from Carmen before,  right? I bet you haven’t heard it like this. If you think you’re a jaded opera fan, or not an opera fan at all, I dare you to watch the following video by the French band Zic Zazou without laughing and enjoying the music: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=96I_UrTOZF0 Apologies to the […]

Nov. 29 2012

Thursday 11/29/12 The Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Nicola Luisotti, conductor VERDI: Aida: Triumphal March and Ballet Music PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 in Bb, Op. 100 BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”   Related posts: Thursday 12/15/11 Cleveland Orchestra Tuesday 04/03/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Wednesday 05/02/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

Nov. 29 2012

Playlist: Nov/29/12

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10:11 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Symphony Key: FConductor: Jean Jacques KantorowEnsemble: Tapiola SinfoniettaBis, 790 9:55 PM Fernando Sor — Six Divertimenti for Guitar Opus: 13Marc Teicholz,guitarNaxos, 8553354 9:51 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Marriage of Figaro: “Voi che Sapete.. “ Conductor: John SnashallEnsemble: London Symphonic BandMembers of…CBS/Sony, 45545 9:16 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Piano […]

Nov. 28 2012

Wednesday 11/28/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Lorin Maazel ORCHESTRA: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Mahler:  Symphony No. 6 Related posts: Wednesday 12/07/11 Live! At The Concertgebouw Tuesday 01/31/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Wednesday 05/09/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

Nov. 28 2012

Playlist: Nov/28/12

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10:56 PM Fritz Kreisler — Miniature Viennese March Ensemble: I SalonistiRCA/BMG, 77377 10:11 PM Frederic Chopin — Piano Concerto No. 1 Key: eOpus: 11Conductor: Emmanuel KrivineEnsemble: Chamber Orchestra of EuropeMaria Joao Pires, pianoDG/Archiv, 457585 9:40 PM Louis Spohr — Symphony No. 2 Key: dOpus: 49Conductor: Choo HoeyEnsemble: Singapore Symphony OrchestraRecordsInt, 7004 9:11 PM Felix Mendelssohn […]

Nov. 27 2012

Paper vs. Electronic

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 7 Comments

If you take the New York Times (as in subscribe to it or read it regularly) you may have noticed that the Book Review now includes a segment called By the Book, which features a Q&A with various writers. This week, it’s the American novelist and nonfiction writer, Anne Lamott, and my attention was caught […]

Nov. 27 2012

Tuesday 11/27/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Bernard Haitink conducts Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis. Poulenc: Gloria (Jessica Rivera, soprano; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, chorus director) Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (Erin Wall, soprano; Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; Hanno Müller-Brachmann, bass-baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, chorus director)

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