Archive for December, 2013

Dec. 21 2013

Playlist: Dec/21/13

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8:48 PM Traditional — Hey for Christmas Ensemble: The Baltimore ConsortDorian, 90198 8:44 PM Traditional — The First Noel Conductor: Eric EricsonEnsemble: Stockholm Chamber OrchestraEric Ericson Chamber ChoirBarbara Hendricks, sopranoAngel/EMI, 55536 8:41 PM Traditional — Good King Wenceslas Conductor: Simon PrestonEnsemble: Choir of Westminster AbbeyDG/Archiv, 445572 8:36 PM Benjamin Britten — A Shepherd’s Carol Conductor: […]

Dec. 20 2013

Playlist: Dec/20/13

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11:31 PM George Frederich Handel — Messiah Conductor: Helmut RillingEnsemble: Oregon Bach Festival Orchestraand ChorusSibylla Rubens, sopranoIngeborg Danz, altoJames Taylor, tenorThomas Quasthoff, bass-baritonHanssler, 98198 11:15 PM Marc-Antoine Charpentier — Noels pour les instruments Conductor: Bernard LabadieEnsemble: Les Violons du Roy, QuebecDorian, 90180 11:02 PM Gioacchino Rossini — William Tell: Overture Conductor: Lamberto GardelliEnsemble: Royal Philharmonic […]

Dec. 19 2013

12-19-13 Word On Wine Amazing Holiday Cocktail!

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

This week Mary and I revel in the discovery of Perucchi Vermouth!  First off, this vermouth is from Spain rather than Italy.  Second it is more of an aperitif than a blender for martinis.  Third it’s only $20 a bottle.  Fourth it’s only 15% alcohol.  Fifth it’s unbelievably refreshing with some soda or just about […]

Dec. 19 2013

Engineer Bob’s Radio Gallery – Winter Edition!

By Bob Lenio | Posted in Staff Blogs | 4 Comments

  This beautiful radio is The Auditron Single Channel FM Radio, with the original box!   This radio does not have a tuning control. It is set to receive a single station. The knob below the phony dial is merely a fine-tuning control. This one came factory tuned to WFLN-FM, the now defunct Philadelphia classical […]

Dec. 19 2013

Allegro or al dente?

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

If pressed to declare which I love more – carbs or classical music – I might have to go with the option that’s often served alla puttanesca, but it would be a close call. As such, I found the following Classic FM quiz absolutely delicious! My score was 18 out of 21; please post yours […]

Dec. 19 2013

Thursday 12/19/13 Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM MIAMI CONCERT The Cleveland Orchestra Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Nicole Cabell, soprano Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano Garrett Sorenson, tenor Raymond Aceto, bass Master Chorale of South Florida Master Chorale of Tampa Bay LIEBERSON: Neruda Songs BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 9 in d, Op. 125 “Choral”

Dec. 19 2013

Playlist: Dec/19/13

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9:34 PM Ernest Chausson — Poeme for Violin & Orchestra Opus: 25Conductor: Kirill KondrashinEnsemble: USSR Symphony OrchestraDavid Oistrakh, violinMelodiya, 1000219 9:12 PM Benjamin Britten — A Ceremony of Carols Opus: 28Conductor: Michael KornEnsemble: Concerto Soloists Instr. Ens.The Philadelphia SingersBenita Valente, sopranoMaureen Forrester, contraltoDavid Gordon, tenorHeidi Lehwalder, harpRCA/BMG, 7787 8:58 PM Richard Wagner — Parsifal: Prelude […]

Dec. 18 2013

Jonathan Palevsky in Johns Hopkins Magazine

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Alumni College teaches confidence in the kitchen Lisa Belman / December 11, 2013 “You don’t have to be a professional chef or a wine expert to prepare a succulent meal from scratch and select a nice bottle of vino to complement it. However, it doesn’t hurt to get some tips from the pros now and then—especially when […]

Dec. 18 2013

A Joyful Noise

By Jim Ward | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

                    A Joyful Noise includes Free Music.  Free Food.  Free Fun. Every Wednesday, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Mt. Vernon’s Church of the Arts, presents a lunch-time concert, complete with food!  On Wednesday, December 18th, listeners enjoyed “Christmas Music From Colonial America”, featuring flautist Tyler St. Clare accompanied […]

Dec. 18 2013

Wednesday 12/18/13 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM Andriessen- Mysterien (world premiere) R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben