Archive for February, 2013

Feb. 20 2013

Wednesday 2/20/13 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM RCO CD Special Anthology of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Vol. 7 (RCO12004) Part 2 Ferruccio BUSONI: Berceuse Elegiaque Witold LUTOSAWSKI: Piano Concerto Lars Vogt, piano Daniel Harding, conductor Robert SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61 Kurt Masur, conductor Claude DEBUSSY: La mer Bernard Haitink, conductor Encore: Bohuslav MARTIN: Les fresques […]

Feb. 20 2013

Playlist: Feb/20/13

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Feb. 19 2013

That elusive quality

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Stage presence is such an elusive quality that it seems almost magical at times. Some people – my father was one of them in his acting days – can be put down in the middle of a stage with nothing to do, and they still manage to look perfectly at home. The American Dramatic soprano, […]

Feb. 19 2013

Tuesday 2/19/13 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Jaap Van Zweden conducts Mahler. Stucky: Rhapsodies for Orchestra Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major, K 191/186e (David McGill, bassoon) Mahler: Symphony No 1 in D Major Schoenberg: Variations for Orchestra, Op 31 (Daniel Barenboim, conductor)

Feb. 19 2013

Playlist: Feb/19/13

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10:16 PM Edward German — Symphony No.2 Key: aConductor: Andrew PennyEnsemble: National S.O. of IrelandM Polo/HK, 8223726 9:54 PM Antonio Soler — Sonata No.63 Key: FDavid Schrader, harpsichordCedille, 4 9:24 PM Felix Mendelssohn — Symphony No. 1 Key: cOpus: 11Conductor: Kurt MasurEnsemble: Gewandhausorchester LeipzigTeldec, 44933 9:14 PM Gioacchino Rossini — The Siege of Corinth: Overture […]

Feb. 18 2013

Verdi hits the jackpot in Vegas

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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

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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  www.wynns.com.au/ 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 […]

Feb. 17 2013

Playlist: Feb/17/13

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8:26 PM Antonin Dvorak — Piano Trio No. 4 Key: eOpus: 90Ensemble: The Ahn TrioAngel/EMI, 56674 8:00 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — Wasps (Aristophanes): Incidental Music Conductor: Sir Adrian BoultEnsemble: London Philharmonic OrchestraAngel/EMI, 64020 6:33 PM George Frederich Handel — Organ Concerto No. 16 Key: FConductor: Lothar SeyfarthEnsemble: Weimar Staatskapelle KammerorcJohannes-Ernst Kohler, organArsVivendi, 176 6:00 […]

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