Archive for May 24th, 2014

May. 24 2014

05/31/14 – Madama Butterfly – 1:00pm

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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 […]

May. 24 2014

5/24/14 – Vocalise Rundown

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | No Comments

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 […]

May. 24 2014

Playlist: May/24/14

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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, […]