Archive for April 13th, 2014
Washington Performing Arts celebrates the 75th anniversary of a historic event, in style.
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 […]
A conversation with the Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko, who will make her Metropolitan Opera debut as Elvira in Bellini’s “I Puritani.”
Quartets composed by Shostakovich in memory of lost players might also be viewed as tributes to the dynamics of an enduring ensemble.
The brilliant British pianist Stephen Hough plays an adventurous program on Sunday at Alice Tully Hall.
The Emerson String Quartet finds that its sound and dynamic are shifting as it adapts to a new cellist, Paul Watkins.
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, […]