Archive for October 26th, 2013

Oct. 26 2013

10/26/13 Vocalise Rundown

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Vocalise | No Comments

8:00 PM 8:00 PM Benjamin Britten — “Let us sleep now/In paradisum” War Requiem Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Ensemble: North German Radio Symphony Tolzer Boy’s Choir Monteverdi Choir Boje Skovhus,baritone Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor Luba Orgonasova, soprano DG/Archiv, 449113 8:05 PM Franz Schubert — Mass No. 2 Key: G Conductor: Robert Shaw Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony […]

Oct. 26 2013

10-26-13 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week we reviewed 2 piano concertos and 2 violin concertos.  The piano won hands down.  Sorry Janine Jansen…We usually love your recordings but not this week.  Go Lang Lang and Xiayin Wang!  Our panelists were John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library and Charles Ellis from the Prince George’s Philharmonic.  Here’s […]

Oct. 26 2013

11/02/13 – The Italian Girl in Algiers – 1:00pm

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Houston Grand Opera The Italian Girl in Algiers (L’Italiana in Algeri) by Gioachino Rossini The shipwreck was the easy part. Searching for her fiancé, Lindoro, Isabella is marooned near Algiers and captured. She quickly catches the eye of Mustafà, the local bey; bored with his harem, he has determined to marry an Italian girl. His plans go hilariously […]

Oct. 26 2013

Playlist: Oct/26/13

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8:29 PM Benjamin Britten — Serenade for Tenor, Horn, Strn Opus: 31Conductor: Steuart BedfordEnsemble: Scottish Chamber OrchestraNeil Mackie, tenorBarry Tuckwell, hornAngel/EMI, 95579 8:05 PM Franz Schubert — Mass No. 2 Key: GConductor: Robert ShawEnsemble: Atlanta Symphony OrchestraAtlanta Symphony ChorusDawn Upshaw, sopranoDavid Gordon, tenorWilliam Stone, baritoneTelarc, 80212 8:00 PM Benjamin Britten — “Let us sleep now/In […]