Archive for April 13th, 2014

Apr. 13 2014

Washington Performing Arts presents Jessye Norman and others in Marian Anderson tribute

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Washington Performing Arts celebrates the 75th anniversary of a historic event, in style.

Apr. 13 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 4-13-14

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8:00 AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Missa Solemnis Key: C Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt Ensemble: Concentus musicus Wien Barbara Bonney, soprano Elizabeth von Magnus,contralto Uwe Heilmann, tenor Gilles Cachemaille, baritone Arnold Schoenberg Choir Teldec, 90494 8:27 AM Francis Poulenc — Four Penitential Motets Conductor: Harry Christophers Ensemble: The Sixteen Virgin, 91075 8:41 AM Alexander T. Grechaninov […]

Apr. 13 2014

‘I Like to Be Crazy on the Stage’

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A conversation with the Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko, who will make her Metropolitan Opera debut as Elvira in Bellini’s “I Puritani.”

Apr. 13 2014

In Poignant Paeans, Lost Players Live On

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Quartets composed by Shostakovich in memory of lost players might also be viewed as tributes to the dynamics of an enduring ensemble.

Apr. 13 2014

Enticing Choices in One Afternoon

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The brilliant British pianist Stephen Hough plays an adventurous program on Sunday at Alice Tully Hall.

Apr. 13 2014

A Venerable Tapestry, Woven Anew

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The Emerson String Quartet finds that its sound and dynamic are shifting as it adapts to a new cellist, Paul Watkins.

Apr. 13 2014

Playlist: Apr/13/14

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8:20 PM Johann Nepomuk Hummel — Piano Concerto Key: bOpus: 89Conductor: Bryden ThomsonEnsemble: English Chamber OrchestraStephen Hough, pianoChandos, 8507 8:00 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — The Isle of the Dead, Opus: 29Conductor: Vasily PetrenkoEnsemble: Royal Liverpool PhilharmonicAvie, 2188 6:18 PM Giuseppe Martucci — Piano Concerto No. 2 Key: b-Flat Opus: 66Conductor: Francesco d’AvalosEnsemble: Philharmonia OrchestraFrancesco Caramiello, […]

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