Archive for May, 2013

May. 23 2013

Why do we need this word?

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

Foodie.  It has become a popular term, ever since Paul Levy and Ann Barr’s book “The Official Foodie Handbook.”  They coined the term. What is a “foodie?”  Basically, someone who likes food.   What?  WHO DOESN’T LIKE FOOD?  Seriously.  Actually, a “foodie” likes to be defined as someone who likes to try different foods, and experience […]

May. 23 2013

Playlist: May/23/13

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10:16 PM Antonin Dvorak — Symphony No. 6 Key: DOpus: 60Conductor: Neeme JarviEnsemble: Scottish National OrchestraChandos, 8530 9:39 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 14 Key: c-Sharp Opus: 131Ensemble: Alban Berg QuartetAngel/EMI, 54587 9:29 PM Richard Addinsell — Warsaw Concerto Conductor: Moshe AtzmonEnsemble: Royal Philharmonic OrchestraCristina Ortiz, pianoLondon, 414348 8:53 PM Felix Mendelssohn […]

May. 22 2013

Wednesday 5/22/13 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM Mariss Jansons, conductor Thomas Hampson, baritone Janine Jansen, violin Lang Lang, piano WAGNER – Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Overture MAHLER – Orchestral Songs PROKOFIEV – Piano Concerto No. 3 (excerpt) SAINT-SAËNS – Introduction and Rondo capriccioso STRAUSS – Der Rosenkavalier Suite

May. 22 2013

Playlist: May/22/13

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10:12 PM Richard Strauss — Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite Opus: 60Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber OrchestraDG/Archiv, 435871 9:52 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — Oboe Concerto Key: aConductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsCelia Nicklin, oboe/cor anglaiDG/Archiv, 6610 9:18 PM Aaron Copland — Billy the Kid Conductor: David ZinmanEnsemble: Baltimore Symphony OrchestraArgo, 440639 9:08 PM […]

May. 21 2013

Tuesday 5/21/13 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Guest conductor Manfred Honeck and pianist Till Fellner Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 1 in C Major, Op 15 (Till Fellner, piano) Dvorak: Symphony No 8 in G Major, Op 88 Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante in B-Flat Major (Eugene Izotov, oboe; David McGill, bassoon: Robert Chen, violin; John Sharp; cello; […]

May. 21 2013

The leash…

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

I’m halfway in to work this morning, and realize I left my cell phone (or as they are now called–”smart” phones) on the charger in the living room.  Panic.  Oh, no, I don’t have my phone.  I actually looked at my watch and tried to figure if I had enough time to turn around and […]

May. 21 2013

Playlist: May/21/13

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10:15 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Trio elegiaque No. 2 Key: dOpus: 9Ensemble: Beaux Arts TrioPhilips, 420175 10:03 PM Igor Stravinsky — Concerto for String Orchestra Key: DConductor: Yuli TurovskyEnsemble: I Musici de MontrealChandos, 8515 9:18 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Violin Concerto Key: DOpus: 61Conductor: Lisa BatiashviliEnsemble: German Chamber Phil. BremenLisa Batiashvili, violinCBS/Sony, 34002 9:02 […]

May. 20 2013

Comedy with an edge

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

A program note for the Folger Theatre’s current production of “Twelfth Night” points out that this is the last of Shakespeare’s “romantic” or “happy” comedies, and that those that followed, like “Measure for Measure” and “All’s Well That Ends Well” are less innocent and more complicated. (To those I would add “Cymbeline,” “The Winter’s Tale” […]

May. 20 2013

Monday 5/20/13 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Masaaki Suzuki SOLOISTS: Sherezade Panthaki, Soprano; Joélle Harvey, Soprano; Iestyn Davies, Countertenor; Nicholas Phan, Tenor; Tyler Duncan, Baritone; Bach Collegium Japan, chorus; Yale Schola Cantorum, chorus BACH: Motet, Singet dem Hern MENDELSSOHN: Magnificat in D major MENDELSSOHN: Christus BACH: Magnificat

May. 20 2013

Playlist: May/20/13

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10:35 PM Manuel de Falla — Nights In the Gardens of Spain Conductor: Daniel BarenboimEnsemble: Orchestre de ParisMartha Argerich, pianoErato, 88255 10:17 PM Franz Joseph Haydn — Notturno No. 7 Key: FEnsemble: Mozzafiato & L’ArchibudelliMichael Niesemann, oboeMarten Root, FluteCBS/Sony, 62878 10:02 PM J. Michael Haydn — Horn Concerto Key: DConductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Academy of […]

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