Archive for May 31st, 2014
This week Mary reviewed 2 French Rosés both of which are favorites! 1)Domaine de la Mordoree Cotes Du Rhone Rosé. You might know this wine by the duck on the label. Trust the duck! You can’t go wrong with the duck! Inexpensive and usually snappy and good. 2)Domaine de Fontsainte Corbieres Gris de Gris Rose. […]
This week we are featuring a compilation of performances featuring Pro Musica Rara from their famous SuperBach Sundays. These pieces were taken from concerts on January 8, 2008, February 1, 2009 and January 9, 2011. On the program tonight… Telemann: Concerto for Recorder and Flute in e minor. Sarah Nichols, Flute and Gwyn Roberts, Recorder. […]
This week our panel was John Bowen (making his final FTM appearance as a Baltimore resident…We will miss you!) from Emanuel Episcopal and Jed Gaylan from the Hopkins and Bay Atlantic Orchestras. We really liked the Prokofiev, hated the Bizet and felt that Mr. Flores should stick to Offenbach, which he is brilliant at and […]
8:00 Jean-Baptiste Lully Benedictus Naxos 554399 Herve Niquet Le Concert Spirituel 8:20 AM Sir Edward Elgar Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands Naxos 570541 Christopher Robinson Cambridge University Ch. Choir Iain Farrington, piano 8:46 AM Randall Thompson Cantata. Feast of Praise Bayer 1011 Robert Shewan Roberts Wesleyan Coll.Chorale Related posts: WBJC Choral […]
8:00 PM Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier: Trio from Act Three DG/Archiv 449177 James Levine Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Renee Fleming, soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, alto Heidi Grant Murphy,soprano 8:06 PM Robert Schumann Liederkreis Op. 24 Angel/EMI 449177 Ian Bostridge,tenor Julius Drake, piano 8:26 PM Benjamin Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, Strn […]
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) plays music by Anna Thorvaldsdottir at the Atlas.
Lyric Opera of Chicago PARSIFAL (in German) COMPOSER: Richard Wagner Approx. Length: 4 hours 45 minutes The sacred and the profane vie for supremacy in Wagner’s final, revelatory masterpiece. An elite cadre of knights is charged with guarding the Holy Grail, but their power is lost when their king succumbs to the pleasures of the flesh. Can the […]
H K Gruber’s opera “Gloria — A Pig Tale” opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Thursday as part of the 11-day NY Phil Biennial.
“Beyond Recall,” the latest installment of Contact! and part of the NY Phil Biennial, spread out in the soaring Agnes Gund Garden Lobby at the Museum of Modern Art on Thursday.
The pianist Jacob Sacks displayed his versatility by leading a trio and then pairing with a vocalist in a concert on Wednesday at Weill Recital Hall.