Archive for June 21st, 2014

Jun. 21 2014

6/28/14 – Barber of Seville – 1:00pm

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Operafest | No Comments

Lyric Opera of Chicago THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (in Italian) COMPOSER: Gioachino Rossini Approx. Length:  3 hours 15 minutes Figaro! Figaro! Figaro! Rossini’s music sparkles like sunshine with one hit tune after another. Not only is Figaro the Barber of Seville, he’s also the ultimate Mr. Fix-It! This time he’s out to ensure that Count Almaviva […]

Jun. 21 2014

6-21-14 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 1 Comment

This week FTM goes all Russian.  Our panelists were Jed Gaylin from the Hopkins SO and organist and composer John Bowen one of our finest panelists!  One of us wasn’t Russian…Guess who!  We loved the Symphonic Dances the most!  Go Petrenko.  By the way the tune used in the Glazunov is the completely incorrect J’ai […]

Jun. 21 2014

6/21/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

Happy first day of summer!  Here is an interesting piece on Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and the men behind it.  The great summer idyll will be performed by soprano Dawn Upshaw on tonight’s Vocalise.

Jun. 21 2014

Playlist: Jun/21/14

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8:25 PM Hector Berlioz — Les Nuits d’Ete (Summer Nights) Opus: 7Conductor: Nicholas McGeganEnsemble: Philharmonia Baroque OrchestraLorraine Hunt, sopranoPBO, 1 8:10 PM Samuel Barber — Knoxville:Summer of 1915 Conductor: David ZinmanEnsemble: Orchestra of St. Luke’sDawn Upshaw, sopranoNonesuch, 79187 8:06 PM Felix Mendelssohn — A Midsummer Night’s Dream: “You spotted Conductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Philharmonia OrchestraAnn […]