Archive for April 26th, 2014

Apr. 26 2014

05/03/14 – I Puritani – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera I Puritani by Vincenzo Beliini Libretto by Carlo Pepoli Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 20 min. An exciting newcomer joins three acclaimed bel canto stars in Bellini’s final opera, a vocal showcase that features one of opera’s greatest mad scenes. Olga Peretyatko makes her highly anticipated Met debut as Elvira, the […]

Apr. 26 2014

4/26/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Many thanks to Jonathan Palevsky who will fill in for me tonight with his own celebration of the voice! Igor Stravinsky — Symphony of Psalms Conductor: Sir Georg Solti Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus London, 458898 Igor Stravinsky — Vom Himmel Hoch Conductor: Robert Craft Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke’s Gregg Smith […]

Apr. 26 2014

New System Allows Artists Seeking Instruments to Borrow, Not Beg

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The violinist Helena Baillie is the beneficiary of an unusual new lending model intended to insulate musicians from patrons and institutions alike.

Apr. 26 2014

Tuvan Throat Singers, Together in Spirit With Arvo Pärt

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The “collected stories” series continued at Zankel Hall on Wednesday with performances by Tuvan throat singers and a rendition of Arvo Pärt’s “Passio.”

Apr. 26 2014

Playlist: Apr/26/14

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8:39 PM Reynaldo Hahn — Venezia – Songs in the Venetian Dialect Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenorHyperion, 66112 8:32 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Adelaide Opus: 46Jussi Bjoerling, tenorHarry Ebert, pinaoNimbus, 7842 8:21 PM Igor Stravinsky — Vom Himmel Hoch Conductor: Robert CraftEnsemble: Orchestra of St. Luke’sGregg Smith SingersMusicMaste, 67113 8:00 PM Igor Stravinsky — Symphony […]

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