Archive for June, 2013

Jun. 22 2013

06/29/13 – Rigoletto – 1:00PM

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi sung in Italian RIGOLETTO - Željko Lučić GILDA - Albina Shagimuratova* DUKE - Giuseppe Filianoti SPARAFUCILE - Andrea Silvestrelli MADDALENA - Nicole Piccolomini* MONTERONE - Todd Thomas* Also Featuring Emily Birsan, Evan Boyer, J’nai Bridges, Tracy Cantin, John Irvin, Joseph Lim Conductor - Evan Rogister* Director - Stephen Barlow* Chorus Master - Ian Robertson * – Lyric […]

Jun. 22 2013

06/22/13 – No FTM today!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music | No Comments

Just a quick programming note: Due to the length of today’s Lyric Opera of Chicago, Face the Music will not be airing.

Jun. 22 2013

Playlist: Jun/22/13

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8:37 PM Mateo Flecha — El Fuego Conductor: Paul van NevelEnsemble: Huelgas EnsembleCBS/Sony, 46699 8:17 PM Geoffrey Bush — A Summer Serenade Conductor: Richard HickoxEnsemble: City of London SinfoniaAdrian Thompson,tenorChandos, 8864 8:02 PM Samuel Barber — Knoxville:Summer of 1915 Conductor: David ZinmanEnsemble: Orchestra of St. Luke’sDawn Upshaw, sopranoNonesuch, 79187 8:00 PM George Gershwin — Porgy […]

Jun. 21 2013

The Lefse Report

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

Dear readers: I owe you an apology. There are no pictures of lefse in this post. My mom bought us two packages of the stuff during our North Dakota visit and I fully intended to snap a few pics of it at my parents’ house, but got distracted because I was in the presence of, […]

Jun. 21 2013

Playlist: Jun/21/13

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11:41 PM Felix Mendelssohn — Symphony No. 3 Key: aOpus: 56Conductor: David ZinmanEnsemble: Rochester PhilharmonicVox/MMG, 7128 11:25 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Samson and Delilah: Conductor: Sir Colin DavisEnsemble: Bavarian Radio Symphonyand ChorusJose Carreras, tenorAgnes Baltsa, mezzo-sopranoPaata Burchuladze, bassPhilips, 4758706 11:14 PM Igor Stravinsky — Ebony Concerto for Clarinet Ensemble: Woody Herman’s Thundering HerdRichard Stoltzman, clarinetRCA/BMG, […]

Jun. 20 2013

Angel or Devil?

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

            The virtuoso flute player, Marina Piccinini, will be conducting her International Flute Master Classes at Peabody next week, and the events begin with an opening gala on Sunday evening, called “Angels and Devils.” Here she talks about both. 01 Track 1 Related posts: Teju Cole’s Open City B(l)iss 7-12-12 […]

Jun. 20 2013

6-20-13 Word On Wine Finger Lakes Magic…Or Frankly My Dear I do Give A Damn!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary talks about her recent trip to the Finger Lakes region of New York for a wedding and I wax poetically on how much I love NY State Rieslings!  We talk about one of the great American wine pioneers Dr. Konstantin Frank.  I have been trying various whites and reds from Dr. Frank […]

Jun. 20 2013

Thursday 6/20/13 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor GOULD: Spirituals for Orchestra SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1 Fill: Handel: Zadok the Priest Handel: A Thick Darkness from Israel in Egypt Ravel: Kaddish Bloch: Nigun from Baal Shem Haydn: Sing the Lord from The Creation

Jun. 20 2013

Playlist: Jun/20/13

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PLAY DATE: Thu, 06/20/2013 12:57 AM            42124 Johannes Brahms               An die Nachtigall  Op 46/4              CBC(RCI)   1133 SOLO Martin Hackleman, horn SOLO Jane Coop, piano 2:47   C  1 13-13 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5:00 AM            13008 Reynaldo Hahn                 Piano Concerto in E                     Hyperion   66897 COND Jean-Yves Ossonce ORCH BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestr SOLO Stephen Coombs, piano 28:24    C  1 […]

Jun. 19 2013

June Newsletter and Mark’s Article!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | No Comments

If you’d like to read Mark’s latest article, you’ll have to read the June Newsletter!       Missed an issue?  Take a gander at the Newsletter Archive     Related posts: June Newsletter! The August Newsletter is here! September Newsletter, and Dyana’s Exclusive article