Archive for February 9th, 2013

Feb. 09 2013

02/16/13 – Rigoletto – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave Sung in Italian Approximate running time:  3 hrs. 2 min., including 2 intermissions Michael Mayer’s bold new production locates Verdi’s tragedy of lust, betrayal, and revenge in Las Vegas in 1960. Željko Lucic sings the title role and Diana Damrau is his beautiful daughter, who falls under […]

Feb. 09 2013

Playlist: Feb/09/13

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7:31 PM Jean Sibelius — Violin Concerto Key: dOpus: 47Conductor: Walter HendlEnsemble: Chicago Symphony OrchestraJascha Heifetz, violinRCA/BMG, 7019 7:13 PM George Gershwin — Porgy and Bess: Highlights Jascha Heifetz, violinMilton Kaye, pianoDG/Archiv, 7190 6:42 PM Johannes Brahms — Piano Quartet No. 3 Key: cOpus: 60Jascha Heifetz, violinJacob Lateiner, pianoSanford Schonbach, violaGregor Piatigorsky, celloRCA/BMG, 7873 6:12 […]