Archive for December 8th, 2012

Dec. 08 2012

12-08-12 Face The Music Listings!

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This week we had two winners and two well…not so much.  We loved the Beethoven and the Bartok…the Mahler seemed flat and everyone hated the Waxman…Haifetz still rules the piece…oh well.  Our panelists, John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal, Charles Ellis from the Prince Georges Philharmonic and Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts.   Here’s […]

Dec. 08 2012

12/15/12 – Aida – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera Aida by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 36 min, including two intermissions   The Met’s unforgettable production of Verdi’s ancient Egyptian drama stars Liudmyla Monastyrska as the enslaved Ethiopian princess caught in a love triangle with the heroic Radamès, played by Roberto Alagna, and the […]

Dec. 08 2012

12/08/12 – WBJC Klezmer Special – 9pm

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Join Jonathan Palevsky for a musical celebration of Hanukkah with spirited klezmer works performed by contemporary ensembles. Wikipedia says: “klezmer is ‘a combination of Hebrew words: kli, meaning ‘a useful or prepared instrument, tool, or utensil’ and zemer, meaning ‘to make music’; leading to k’li zemer כְּלִי זֶמֶר, literally ‘vessels of song’ = ‘musical instrument’.” Klezmer music originated in Eastern Europe and is […]

Dec. 08 2012

Playlist: Dec/08/12

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8:49 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Cosi fan Tutte: “Ah, guarda, sorella” Conductor: James LevineEnsemble: Metropolitan Opera OrchestraLeontyne Price, sopranoMarilyn Horne, mezzo-sopranoRCA/BMG, 24609 8:45 PM Pietro Mascagni — Cavalleria Rusticana: “Mamma, quel vino” Conductor: Marco ArmiliatoEnsemble: Prague PhilharmoniaJonas Kaufmann, tenorLondon, 10837 8:34 PM Giacomo Puccini — Madama Butterfly: Bimba dagli occhi Conductor: Gabriele SantiniEnsemble: Rome […]