Archive for May 3rd, 2014

May. 03 2014

05/10/14 – La Cenerentola – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera La Cenerentola by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 15 min. Three peerless Rossini virtuosos star in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and tenors Juan Diego Flórez and Javier Camarena, who share the role […]

May. 03 2014

5/03/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Water has many associations whether it is the sea, a brook or a fountain. Listen for the many symbols of water on tonight’s Vocalise.   John Ireland Sea Fever DG/Archiv  4776686 Bryn Terfel, baritone Malcolm Martineau,piano 8:02 PM Claude Debussy Le Jet d’Eau DG/Archiv  212102 Pierre Boulez, conductor Cleveland Orchestra Alison Hagley, soprano […]

May. 03 2014

Defining an Online Phenomenon: Virtuoso or a Wedding Band Star?

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Lindsey Stirling, who popularized her dubstep violin in videos that got millions of views, is tough to classify as a musician.

May. 03 2014

A Concert for Characters

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The New York Philharmonic, conducted by David Newman, plays scores from Pixar’s animated films.

May. 03 2014

Suspenseful Last Note for a Tribute to Britten

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Carnegie Hall’s Britten festival came to a close with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus’s presentation of his “War Requiem.”

May. 03 2014

Playlist: May/03/14

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8:48 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage: Cantata Opus: 112Conductor: Claudio AbbadoEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraVienna State Opera ChorusDG/Archiv, 419779 8:20 PM Ernest Chausson — Poeme de l’Amour et de la Mer Opus: 19Conductor: Riccardo MutiEnsemble: The Philadelphia OrchestraWaltraud Meier, mezzoAngel/EMI, 55120 8:08 PM Franz Schubert — Gesang der Geister uber den […]

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