Archive for March, 2013

Mar. 20 2013

Playlist: Mar/20/13

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10:52 PM Friedrich Kuhlau — Sonatina No. 4 Key: FOpus: 55Jeno Jando, pianoNaxos, 570710 10:40 PM Gioacchino Rossini — Journey to Rheims Overture Conductor: Riccardo ChaillyEnsemble: National Philharmonic Orch.London, 400049 10:12 PM Reinhold Gliere — The Red Poppy: Ballet Suite Opus: 70Conductor: Zdenek MacalEnsemble: New Jersey Symphony OrchestraDelos, 3178 10:09 PM Anatoly Liadov — The […]

Mar. 19 2013

Tuesday 3/19/13 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Michael Tilson Thomas conducts works of the Viennese masters. Mahler: Blumine Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 3 in C Minor, Op 37 (Jeremy Denk, piano) Brahms-Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No 1 in G Minor, Op 25 Mozart: Flute Concerto No 1 in G Major, K 313 (Mathieu Dufour, flute; Daniel Barenboim, conductor)

Mar. 19 2013

Playlist: Mar/19/13

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10:45 PM Gustav Holst — Concerto for Two Violins & Orchestra Opus: 49Conductor: Howard GriffithsEnsemble: English SinfoniaJanice Graham,violinSarah Ewins, violinNaxos, 570339 10:19 PM Jules Massenet — Esclarmonde: Suite Conductor: Kenneth JeanEnsemble: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orch.M Polo/HK, 8223354 10:09 PM Antonio Vivaldi — Mandolin Concerto Key: CConductor: Richard KappEnsemble: Philharmonia VirtuosiPeter Press, mandolinESS.A.Y, 1004 9:55 PM […]

Mar. 18 2013

Monday 3/18/13 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloist: Jan Vogler, cello Rouse: Phantasmata Bloch: Schelomo Brahms: Symphony No 1 Encore: Ravel: La Valse  

Mar. 18 2013

Playlist: Mar/18/13

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10:41 PM Carl Maria von Weber — Oberon: Overture Conductor: Eliahu InbalEnsemble: London Symphony OrchestraPhilips, 426978 9:55 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Symphony No. 6 Key: bOpus: 74Conductor: Valery GergievEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraPhilips, 4114 9:20 PM Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov — Night on Mount Triglav Conductor: Igor GolovschinEnsemble: Moscow Symphony OrchestraNaxos, 8553789 9:16 PM Antonin Dvorak — […]

Mar. 17 2013

Playlist: Mar/17/13

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8:46 PM Gustav Holst — First Suite Key: E-Flat Opus: 28Conductor: Howard DunnEnsemble: Dallas Wind SymphonyReference, 39 8:06 PM Franz Schubert — Piano Quintet Key: AOpus: 114Conductor: Members of theEnsemble: Guarneri QuartetEmanuel Ax, pianoJulius Levine, doublebassRCA/BMG, 63589 8:00 PM Percy Aldridge Grainger — Irish Tune from County Derry Conductor: Leonard SlatkinEnsemble: St Louis Symphony OrchestraRCA/BMG, […]

Mar. 16 2013

03-16-13 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

Finally the opera doesn’t run past 5 and FTM is back!  We reviewed some really interesting things…and despite my colleagues lack of love for the Hiller Messiah I love it!  So there!  Our panel was John Bowen From Emanuel Episcopal, Charles Ellis from the PG Philharmonic and David Donovan From Pratt Library!  Here are the […]

Mar. 16 2013

03/23/13 – La Forza del Destino – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera La Forza del Destino by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 33 min. The Met Archival Broadcast: March 12, 1977 Matinee Broadcast Cast/Crew Leonora: Leontyne Price Don Alvaro: Plácido Domingo Don Carlo: Cornell MacNeil Padre Guardiano: Martti Talvela Preziosilla: Rosalind Elias Fra Melitone: Renato Capecchi Marquis de Calatrava: Malcolm Smith Curra: Carlotta Ordassy […]

Mar. 16 2013

WBJC Booth Flying with Mendelssohn

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

Last Wednesday, March 13th, Jonathan Palevsky and I hopped in the WBJC traveling booth and flew over to the Music Center at Strathmore for a magical evening of Mendelssohn.  Actually, there was no flying except during the soaring performance of Mendelssohn’s masterful oratorio Elijah. Arriving early at Strathmore to get ourselves situated at the WBJC […]

Mar. 16 2013

Engineer Bob’s Radio Gallery

By Bob Lenio | Posted in Staff Blogs | 3 Comments

This Emerson radio dates back to the late 1940’s. The cabinet was designed by the studios of Raymond Loewy, famed industrial designer.  Lowey was responsible for the design of the Shell Oil logo, Studebaker automobiles, Coca-cola products and the US postal service eagle logo.  It was quite unusual for a company like Emerson to build […]

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