Archive for December 11th, 2013
On Tuesday, the Kennedy Center announced the appointment of Deborah Rutter, the president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, as its next president; she will succeed Michael Kaiser in the fall of 2014. Throughout the classical music field, the news was received with a mixture of surprise and delight; Rutter is admired, respected, unflashy, and has a superb track record without a history of blowing her own horn. Having spent much of Tuesday talking to Rutter’s friends and colleagues for my story in the Washington Post, I sat back the next day and thought about what this appointment might mean for the Kennedy Center in the long run.
It’s the season of Hallelujah choruses and sugar plum fairies! Here is the Baltimore Ballet Company offering. Related posts: Bodies in Motion Carlos’s Favorites! Prize winner debuts with the BSO
11:00 PM Opera selections from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Verdi’s Don Carlo, Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, and Puccini’s Il Tabarro.
10:59 PM Johann Abraham Peter Schulz — O Come,Little Children Rachel Van Voorhees,harpCentaur, 2209 10:58 PM Traditional — Good King Wenceslas Rachel Van Voorhees,harpCentaur, 2209 10:55 PM Traditional — The First Noel Rachel Van Voorhees,harpCentaur, 2209 10:53 PM Traditional — Angels We Have Heard on High Rachel Van Voorhees,harpCentaur, 2209 10:51 PM Traditional — Away […]