Archive for May 6th, 2014
Greek-American soprano Maria Callas possessed extraordinary musical and dramatic talent, yet led a tumultuous life offstage. She is often referred to as “La Divina”, and Leonard Bernstein called her ‘the Bible of Opera.” On Friday, May 16th, Baltimore Concert Opera will present soprano Francesca Mondanaro and director Fabrizio Melano in “The Life and Music of […]
11:00 PM Nicolas McGegan conducts 18th century works Handel: Concerto grosso in G Major, Op. 6, No. 1 Vivaldi: Alma oppressa (La fida ninfa) Porpora: Oh volesser gli Dei. . . Dolci, freschi aurette (Polifemo) Hasse: Or la nube procellosa (Artaserse) Broschi: Qual guerriero in campo armato (Idaspe) Bach: Sinfonia in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6 Haydn: Symphony No. 100 in […]
Julian Anderson solidifies his reputation with “Thebans,” commissioned by the English National Opera.
A Metropolitan Opera union and management almost did not begin their contract talks on Monday after labor invited reporters to attend.
Gilbert Levine, a friend of the late John Paul II, has become the go-to conductor for religiously themed concerts, including Monday’s commemoration of the canonization of two Popes.
10:57 PM Felix Mendelssohn — Gondellied Key: ABenjamin Frith,pianoNaxos, 8550940 10:36 PM Joseph Bodin de Boismortier — Serenade No. 2 (French Symphony) Conductor: Herve NiquetEnsemble: Le Concert SpirituelNaxos, 554456 9:42 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 3 Key: E-Flat Opus: 55Conductor: Gustavo DudamelEnsemble: Bolivar Symph.Orch./VenezuelaDG/Archiv, 16869 9:38 PM Gioacchino Rossini — La Danza Ensemble: […]