Archive for May, 2013

May. 26 2013

Playlist: May/26/13

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8:25 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Cello Sonata Key: gOpus: 19Steven Isserlis, celloStephen Hough, pianoHyperion, 67376 8:00 PM Franz Joseph Haydn — Symphony No. 45 Key: f-Sharp Conductor: Barry WordsworthEnsemble: Capella IstropolitanaNaxos, 55038 6:38 PM Heitor Villa-Lobos — Piano Concerto No. 5 Conductor: Heitor Villa-LobosEnsemble: French National Radio SymphonyFelicia Blumenthal, pianoAngel/EMI, 67229 6:22 PM Heinrich Scheidemann […]

May. 25 2013

06/01/13 – Don Pasquale – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti Sung in Italian DON PASQUALE – Ildebrando D’Arcangelo NORINA – Marlis Petersen ERNESTO – René Barbera MALATESTA – Corey Crider Also Featuring Bernard Holcomb Conductor – Stephen Lord Director – Sir Thomas Allen Designer – Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Chorus Master – Martin Wright   (Photo credits: Dan Rest)

May. 25 2013

Playlist: May/25/13

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8:40 PM Roger Quilter — Seven Elizabethan Lyrics Opus: 12Thomas Allen, baritoneGeoffrey Parsons, pianoVirgin, 91105 8:08 PM Joseph Canteloube — New Songs of the Auvergne Conductor: Pierre de la RocheEnsemble: and the OrchestraNetania Davrath,sopranoVanguard, 38 8:05 PM Douglas Moore — Gold is a fine thing; Ballad of Baby Doe Conductor: Emerson BuckleyEnsemble: New York City […]

May. 24 2013

Who’s that dapper fellow?

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Mark Malinowski made a guest appearance along with the WBJC Travelling Booth at the Lyric’s Friday night performance of Rigoletto!   What a dapper fellow! Want to know where the booth will be appearing next?  Sign up for the WBJC newsletter and stay in the know!   .

May. 24 2013

Playlist: May/24/13

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11:26 PM Johann Nepomuk Hummel — Piano Concerto Key: aOpus: 85Conductor: Bryden ThomsonEnsemble: English Chamber OrchestraStephen Hough, pianoChandos, 8507 11:09 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — The Lark Ascending Conductor: Sir Colin DavisEnsemble: London Symphony OrchestraHilary Hahn, violinDG/Archiv, 3026 11:05 PM Aram Khachaturian — Toccata (1932) Ruth Laredo,pianoESS.A.Y, 1026 10:48 PM Igor Stravinsky — Symphony of […]

May. 23 2013

5-23-13 Word On Wine Champagne Philippe Gonet

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | 1 Comment

Every one in a while things go your way.  When I was asked to interview Chantal Gonet from Champagne Philipe Gonet how could I say no!  Who wouldn’t want to taste some excellent boutique champagne and talk with someone whose family has been in the business since 1830!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Mind Boggling.  We discussed how things have […]

May. 23 2013

The book was better… or was it?

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

Recently, I’ve shared a couple of film-related posts on social media, expecting them to get a comment or two. Both had to do with film adaptations of well-known novels and have incited spirited discussions, not surprising, I guess, given that many of  my friends are quite passionate about both art forms. At the heart of […]

May. 23 2013

Carlos’s Favorites!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | 4 Comments

In the following interview, conductor Carlos Kalmar talks about a phenomenal, newish work and about gathering together his favorite music from Prokofiev’s Ballet, Romeo and Juliet,  aka Carlos’s Favorites.   Maestro Kalmar also talks about why he loves American orchestras like the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra which he will conduct this Thursday through Saturday.    Also on the program, […]

May. 23 2013

Thursday 5/16/13 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Mariss Jansons, conductor MOZART: Symphony No 41 in C Major “Jupiter” STRAUSS: “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 in B minor “Unfinished” BARTOK: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

May. 23 2013

This week on “Toccata.”

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | No Comments

I hope you can join me for “Toccata,” this Sunday.  In addition to music for 2 Pianos by Adolf Busch, and a Magnificat for organ by Scheidemann, I’ll feature a 1955 recording of Heitor Villa-Lobos conducting The French National Radio Orchestra with Pianist Felicia Blumental in his Piano Concerto No. 5.  He dedicated the work […]