Archive for December, 2012

Dec. 31 2012

Monday 12/31/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Winter Holiday Special Conductors: Leonard Bernstein; Skitch Henderson; Danny Kaye Soloist: Skitch Henderson, piano Mozart: German Dance in C, Sleigh Ride (Sony SMK 64076) Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 1, Winter Dreams (Sony SMK 47631) Henderson: Selections from Winter Holiday, 1961-62 (Columbia MS 6381 and Sony Promotional SSK 6381) Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Op […]

Dec. 31 2012

Playlist: Dec/31/12

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10:45 PM Joaquin Turina — Silhouettes Opus: 70Jordi Maso, pianoNaxos, 570370 9:46 PM Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 1 Key: DConductor: Marin AlsopEnsemble: Baltimore Symphony OrchestraNaxos, 572207 9:24 PM Johann Sebastian Bach — Orchestral Suite No. 1 Key: CConductor: Monica HuggettEnsemble: Ensemble SonnerieAvie, 2171 9:18 PM Frederic Chopin — Waltz No. 1 Key: E-Flat Opus: […]

Dec. 30 2012

01/01/13 – New Years Day from Vienna – 11am

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New Year’s Concert 2013 with Franz Welser-Möst   The Vienna Philharmonic has selected the General Music Director of the Vienna State Opera, Franz Welser-Möst, to conduct the New Year’s Concert 2013. As Philharmonic Chairman Clemens Hellsberg emphasized, the invitation was extended not only on the basis of the convincing artistic success of the New Year’s […]

Dec. 30 2012

Playlist: Dec/30/12

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8:41 PM Henry Purcell — Dido and Aeneas: Suite Conductor: Thomas HengelbrockEnsemble: Freiburg Baroque OrchestraRCA/BMG, 77231 8:00 PM Johannes Brahms — Symphony No. 2 Key: DOpus: 73Conductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicDG/Archiv, 4777159 6:23 PM Sir Hubert Parry — Piano Concerto Key: F-Sharp Conductor: Martyn BrabbinsEnsemble: BBC Scottish Symphony OrchestrPiers Lane, pianoHyperion, 66820 6:12 PM […]

Dec. 29 2012

01/05/13 – Les Troyens – 12:00PM NOON

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Metropolitan Opera Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz Libretto by Hector Berlioz Sung in French Approximate running time:  5 hrs. 15 min., including 2 intermissions The Met offers a rare opportunity to witness Berlioz’s vast epic, last performed at the Met in 2003. Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Brian Hymel, and Dwayne Croft lead the starry cast, portraying characters […]

Dec. 29 2012

Playlist: Dec/29/12

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8:51 PM Josef Strauss — Village Swallows from Austria: Waltz Opus: 164Conductor: Franz Bauer-TheusslEnsemble: Vienna State Opera OrchestraEva Lind, sopranoPhilips, 420246 8:38 PM Benjamin Britten — Gloriana: Choral Dances Opus: 53Conductor: Hilary Davan WettonThe Holst SingersMartyn Hill, tenorThelma Owen, harpHyperion, 66175 8:31 PM Johann Strauss II — Where the Lemon Trees Blossom (Waltz) Opus: 364Conductor: […]

Dec. 28 2012

Playlist: Dec/28/12

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11:47 PM Enrique Granados — Cuentos de la juventud (Stories of Douglas Riva, pianoNaxos, 554629 11:37 PM Johann Adolf Hasse — Overture to Cleofide Conductor: Reinhardt GoebelEnsemble: Musica Antiqua KolnDG/Archiv, 453435 11:26 PM Gustav Holst — The Perfect Fool Ballet Music Opus: 39Conductor: William BoughtonEnsemble: Philharmonia OrchestraNimbus, 5117 11:15 PM Antonio Vivaldi — Winter Key: […]

Dec. 27 2012

Thursday 12/27/12 The Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Lang Lang, piano BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No. 2 BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4 “Romantic” in Eb (1888, revised)

Dec. 27 2012

Playlist: Dec/27/12

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11:00 PM Anton Bruckner — Symphony No. 4 Key: E-Flat Conductor: Peter OundjianEnsemble: Toronto Symphony OrchestratsoLIVE, 1 11:00 PM Bela Bartok — Piano Concerto No. 2 Conductor: Lorin MaazelEnsemble: Orchestre de ParisSviatoslav Richter,pianoAngel/EMI, 9407 10:20 PM Johannes Brahms — Piano Quartet No. 1 Key: gOpus: 25Lars Vogt, pianoJulia Fischer, violinTatjana Masurenko, violaGustav Rivinius, celloAngel/EMI, 57377 […]

Dec. 26 2012

Wednesday 12/26/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Semyon Bychkov SOLOIST:  Joshua Bell, violin ORCHESTRA: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Bruch:   Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 26 Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 11, Op.103 Encore: Frank Martin: Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion & Strings

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