Archive for March, 2013

Mar. 27 2013

Wednesday 3/27/13 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM Ludovic Morlot, Conductor Ian Bostridge, tenor Jasper de Waal, horn RAVEL – Ma mère l’oye   BRITTEN – Serenade    ROUSSEL – Bacchus et Ariadne Suite No. 2   RAVEL – La valse    Encore: Britten: Les Illuminations, Op. 18

Mar. 27 2013

Playlist: Mar/27/13

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10:54 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Four Contradences Conductor: Sandor VeghEnsemble: Camerata Academica SalzburgCapriccio, 10377 10:17 PM Nikolai Medtner — Piano Concerto No. 3 Key: eOpus: 60Conductor: Jerzy MaksymiukEnsemble: BBC Scottish Symphony OrchestrNikolai Demidenko, pianoHyperion, 66580 10:06 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra Opus: 83Conductor: Zubin MehtaEnsemble: Israel Philharmonic OrchestraMaxim Vengerov, violinTeldec, […]

Mar. 26 2013

Tuesday 3/26/13 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Sir Mark Elder conducts an eclectic program from the Romantic era. Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini Overture Mendelssohn: Symphony No 5 (Reformation) Chopin: Piano Concerto No 2 in F Minor, Op 21 (Emanuel Ax, piano) Wagner: Rienzi Overture Bizet: L’Arlesienne Suite No 2 (Ludovic Morlot, conductor)

Mar. 26 2013

Playlist: Mar/26/13

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10:41 PM Johann Strauss II — Indigo & the Forty Thieves: Potpourri Conductor: Christian PollackEnsemble: Slovak State Phil.(Kosice)M Polo/HK, 225074 10:33 PM Frederic Chopin — Waltz No. 2 Key: A-Flat Opus: 34Lang Lang, pianoCBS/Sony, 19012 10:16 PM Johann Sebastian Bach — Concerto for 2 violins Key: dConductor: Arpad GereczEnsemble: Les Solistes RomandsArthur Grumiaux, violinHerman Krebbers, […]

Mar. 25 2013

3-25-13 Word On Wine Whites From Portugal!

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This week Mary and I begin our all too brief sampling of table wines from Portugal!  None of these were expensive but all were good and some were very good.  The reds next week!  First the whites! 1)2010 Herdade Da Comporta.  65% Arinto and 35% Antau Vaz.  This was a treat.  Nice minerality and stoniness…good […]

Mar. 25 2013

Monday 3/25/13 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloists: Glenn Dicterow, violin Dvořák: Carnival Overture Bartók: Violin Concerto No 1 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 4 Encore: Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene onegin

Mar. 25 2013

Playlist: Mar/25/13

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10:16 PM Camille Saint-Saens — String Quartet No. 2 Key: GOpus: 153Ensemble: Fine Arts QuartetNaxos, 572454 10:06 PM Engelbert Humperdink — Hansel and Gretel: Overture Conductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicAngel/EMI, 65914 9:24 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Piano Concerto No. 5 Key: E-Flat Opus: 73Conductor: Kurt SanderlingEnsemble: Bavarian Radio SymphonyMitsuko Uchida, pianoPhilips, 462586 9:18 […]

Mar. 24 2013

Playlist: Mar/24/13

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8:06 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Serenade No. 7 Key: DConductor: Gunter WandEnsemble: North German Radio SymphonyRCA/BMG, 60068 8:00 PM Richard Addinsell — The Prince and the Showgirl: Selections Conductor: Kenneth AlwynEnsemble: BBC Concert OrchestraM Polo/HK, 8223732 6:19 PM Franz Schubert — Grand Duo for Piano 4-Hands Key: COpus: 140Yaara Tal, pianoAndreas Groethuysen,pianoCBS/Sony, 68240 6:00 […]

Mar. 23 2013

3-23-13 Face The Music Listings!

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This week we review some Bach in honor of his birthday…a really nice recording of the Bartok Concerto For Strings Percussion and Celesta, Bruckner’s 7th makes and appearance and a Shostakovich Symphony you don’t often hear.  Our panelists…John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, Kati Harrison from WBJC. PLAY DATE: […]

Mar. 23 2013

03/30/13 – La Traviata – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 37 min, one intermission. Soprano Diana Damrau tackles Verdi’s eternal heroine for the first time anywhere in Willy Decker’s inspiring production. Plácido Domingo expands his repertoire to sing the baritone role of Germont, Violetta’s tormentor. Tenor […]

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