Archive for November 3rd, 2012

Nov. 03 2012

11-03-12 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week’s panel was made up of Music Historian Susan Weiss from Peabody and Tenor John Weber from Washington Opera.  We loved everything except the Goldberg Variations!  Oh well you can’t win em all!  In the immortal words of Meatloaf…3 out of 4 ain’t bad.  Here’s the listings… PLAY DATE: Sat, 11/03/2012 5:00 PM            11798 […]

Nov. 03 2012

11/10/12 – La Traviata – 1:00pm

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Operafest | No Comments

Houston Grand Opera La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave Sung in I talian Approximate running time: 2 hours 4 minutes, including two intermissions The story of Violetta Valéry, a beautiful but mortally ill courtesan, has defined romantic tragedy ever since the Dumas novel that inspired it—La dame aux camellias—appeared in 1848. Violetta […]

Nov. 03 2012

Playlist: Nov/03/12

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8:00 PM Gioacchino Rossini — Messa di Gloria Conductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsSumi Jo, sopranoAnn Murray,altoFrancisco Araiza, tenorSamuel Ramey, bassand ChorusPhilips, 4757781 7:25 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Piano Sonata No. 4 Key: E-Flat Opus: 7Andras Schiff, pianoECM, 1940 7:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 3 Key: […]