Archive for April 12th, 2014
Metropolitan Opera Arabella by Richard Strauss Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal Sung in German Approximate running time 3 hrs. 31 min. Swedish soprano Malin Byström stars in the title role of Strauss’s nostalgic romance that explores the fleeting charms of youth, opposite Michael Volle and Juliane Banse. Philippe Auguin conducts. In the title role, Malin Byström, “elegant […]
This week Music in Maryland continues airing a series of programs based on the Beethoven Piano Sonata marathon performed in 2010 by the students of Leon Fleisher. Join me and Peabody musicologist Ray Sprenkle as we explore Beethoven’s life and his early piano sonatas.
This week our panel consisted of Charles Ellis from Prince Georges Philharmonic and WBJC’s own Kati Harrison! Truthfully we liked everything! Imagine that! Check out the listings these were all winners! Not only did Kansas City beat us in the ALCS they have a great orchestra and hats off to Michael Stern. PLAY DATE: Sat, […]
8:00 PM Happy Birthday Montserrat Caballe! She will be joined by a special guest at the end of Vocalise! Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme: “Si, mi chiamano Mimi” COND: Sir Charles Mackerras London Symphony Orchestra Montserrat Caballe, soprano Angel EMI 67782 8:05 PM Maurice Ravel: Sheherazade COND Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra Anne Sofie von Otter, alto […]
8:52 PM Freddie Mercury — Barcelona Ensemble: Unknown orchestra/ensembleFreddie Mercury, vocalistMontserrat Caballe, sopranoHollywood, 61366 8:22 PM Antonin Dvorak — Moravian Duets Opus: 32Conductor: Josef PancikEnsemble: Prague Chamber ChoirMarian Lapsansky, pianoChandos, 9257 8:05 PM Maurice Ravel — Sheherazade Conductor: Pierre BoulezEnsemble: Cleveland OrchestraAnne Sofie von Otter, altoDG/Archiv, 212102 8:00 PM Giacomo Puccini — La Boheme: “Si, […]