Archive for February 18th, 2013

Feb. 18 2013

Verdi hits the jackpot in Vegas

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Last Saturday, I attended the Metropolitan Opera’s HD broadcast of Rigoletto at the Charles Theater. I was delighted to see that there wasn’t an empty seat in the room and the audience demographic ranged from high school to retirement age. As a fan of Rat Pack-era design, I was pretty excited about seeing this production, which […]

Feb. 18 2013

Monday 2/18/13 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Lorin Maazel Soloist: Jennifer Koh, violin Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Lutoslawski: Chain 2: Dialogue for Violin and Orchestra Shostakovich: Symphony No 5 Encore: Ravel: Bolero

Feb. 18 2013

2-18-13 Word On Wine Review Fireplace Wines

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

This week Mary and I are in the New World in relatively far away places.  We begin in Coonawara with the Wynns Cabernet.  Wynns is one of the oldest wineries in the area and this is their 55th vintage.  Check out their site at 1)2010 Wynns Cabernet.  $48.  A little dear but really drinkable…$10 […]

Feb. 18 2013

Playlist: Feb/18/13

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10:45 PM Franz Joseph Haydn — String Quartet No. 5 Key: E-Flat Opus: 1Ensemble: Petersen QuartetCapriccio, 10787 10:11 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Piano Concerto No. 3 Key: cOpus: 37Conductor: George SzellEnsemble: Cleveland OrchestraLeon Fleisher, pianoCBS/Sony, 47658 10:01 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — Wasps: Overture Conductor: William BoughtonEnsemble: English String OrchestraNimbus, 1754 9:34 PM Carl […]