Archive for May 24th, 2014
Lyric Opera of Chicago MADAMA BUTTERFLY (in Italian) by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by: Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, after the short story by John Luther Long and the play by David Belasco Sung in Italian, Approx. Length: 3 hours Puccini’s heartbreaking tragedy comes to Lyric in a breathtakingly beautiful production. Family, fortune, and honor—the geisha Cio-Cio-San forsakes them all for […]
8:00 PM Thank You! Thank You! Thank You, for supporting vocal music and Vocalise during WBJC’s Fund Drive last Saturday! Gabriel Faure Apres un Reve CBS/Sony 39208 Dame Kiri Te Kanawa,soprano Richard Amner, piano 8:03 PM Karl Jenkins In These Stones Horizons Sing Angel/EMI 57966 COND Karl Jenkins West Kazakhstan Philharmonic Bryn […]
Mr. Popp was also known for film scores and for his collaboration on “Piccolo, Sax & Co.” (1957), a popular introduction to the symphony for children.
A production of Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen” in Cleveland, with its animal characters, makes use of cartoon projections.
The New Amsterdam Singers performed mostly a cappella works on Thursday that offered both musical delights and insights into Shakespeare.
8:36 PM Modest Moussorgsky — Songs and Dances of Death Conductor: Yuri TemirkanovEnsemble: Saint Petersburg PhilharmonicDmitri Hvorostovsky, baritoneWarnerClas, 62050 8:19 PM Gustav Mahler — Ruckert Lieder Conductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicJennie Tourel, mezzo-sopranoCBS/Sony, 47576 8:03 PM Karl Jenkins — In These Stones Horizons Sing Conductor: Karl JenkinsEnsemble: West Kazakhstan PhilharmonicBryn Terfel, baritoneSerendipity ChorusCardiff ChoirAngel/EMI, […]