Archive for July 11th, 2014

Jul. 11 2014

Eric Owens on singers and opera companies: “We need to help them help us.”

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An addendum to Sunday’s Washington Post story about bass-baritone Eric Owens, mentorship, and philanthropy: more excerpts from his interview with Anne Midgette.

Jul. 11 2014

Bass-baritone Eric Owens explores singing, mentoring and donating money to opera

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Bass-baritone Eric Owens explores new roles on and off the stage, teaching, advising and conducting.

Jul. 11 2014

Young Vic goes for gorgeous music in ‘The Gondoliers’

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Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta has become a specialty of the theater company

For the seventh time since 1971, when Young Victorian Theatre Company was launched in Baltimore to champion the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan, the company will present “The Gondoliers.”

Jul. 11 2014

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

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                        Gorgeous exhibition at The Walters. Here is my write up for the online journal, Monologging: http://monologging.org/medieval-music/       Related posts: What a weekend! Poulenc plays! Teju Cole’s Open City

Jul. 11 2014

Harps vs. the Usual Hubbub

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The New York Philharmonic opened its summer series of free parks concerts with a performance in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

Jul. 11 2014

Playlist: Jul/11/14

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11:42 PM Anton Bruckner — Symphony No. 7 Key: EConductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicDG/Archiv, 439037 11:09 PM Alexander Moyzes — Pohronie Dances, Suite for Large Orch. Opus: 43Conductor: Ondrej LenardEnsemble: Slovak Radio SO, BratislavaM Polo/HK, 223278 10:49 PM Charles Ives — Three Places in New England Conductor: Leonard SlatkinEnsemble: St Louis Symphony OrchestraRCA/BMG, 61222 […]

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