Archive for June 7th, 2014

Jun. 07 2014

06/14/14 – La Traviata – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago LA TRAVIATA (in Italian) COMPOSER:   Giuseppe Verdi Approx. Length:  3 hours Profoundly moving and emotionally overwhelming—Verdi’s music says it all in this lush new production. Violetta is the most desirable courtesan in Paris. Sought after by society’s most important men and wealthy in her own right, she is perfectly content—until she falls in […]

Jun. 07 2014

6/07/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 PM When these two sing love duets they mean it! Husband & wife, Stephen Costello & Ailyn Pérez will steal your heart with some gorgeous duets from their new release on tonight’s Vocalise. Giacomo Puccini                La Boheme: “O soave fanciulla…”        WarnerClas 33485 COND Patrick Summers BBC Symphony Orchestra Ailyn Perez, Soprano Stephen […]

Jun. 07 2014

Prancing Into History of One Golden City

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The American Classical Orchestra, with Bart van Oort on piano, paid tribute to Prague at Alice Tully Hall.

Jun. 07 2014

Wishing His Listeners Luck, a Pianist Dives In

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Marino Formenti led listeners on a Liszt-inspired odyssey at his piano recital as part of the NY Phil Biennial.

Jun. 07 2014

From a Wistful Queen, Longing and Regret

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Mariella Devia returned to New York for an Opera Orchestra of New York concert performance of “Roberto Devereux” at Carnegie Hall.

Jun. 07 2014

A Work Is Rushed to a Debut, by Design

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The New York Philharmonic, as part of its NY Phil Biennial, performed premieres by its composer in residence and an emerging artist on Thursday.

Jun. 07 2014

A Composer Beyond His ‘Twilight Zone’

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Marius Constant, who composed the theme to “The Twilight Zone,” had a place on a Riverside Symphony program with works by Bizet, Nielsen and Prokofiev.

Jun. 07 2014

6-7-14 Music in Maryland…Manuel Barrueco!

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This week we are doing a bit of cheating on Music in Maryland.  The bad news is that we are not featuring live recordings…the good news is that we are featuring a fabulous retrospective on Baltimore guitarist Manuel Barrueco.  Manuel Barrueco just came out with a new CD entitled China West where he performs with […]

Jun. 07 2014

Playlist: Jun/07/14

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8:55 PM Leonard Bernstein — One Hand, One Heart Conductor: Patrick SummersEnsemble: BBC Symphony OrchestraAilyn Perez, SopranoStephen Costello, tenorWarnerClas, 33485 8:49 PM Franz Schubert — Mondenschein Opus: 102The King’s SingersRoger Vignoles, pianoRCA/BMG, 68646 8:43 PM Franz Schubert — Nachtgesang im Walde Opus: 139Ensemble: Michael Thompson Wind QuintetThe King’s SingersRCA/BMG, 68646 8:41 PM Franz Schubert — […]

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