Archive for August 10th, 2014

Aug. 10 2014

Wolf Trap Opera presents engaging French duo: Sailors and breasts

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The applause was warmly enthusiastic, and one could have even imagined overtones of relief.

Aug. 10 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 8-10-14

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8:00 AM Joseph Haydn — Lord Nelson Mass Key: d Conductor: Bruno Weil Ensemble: Tafelmusik Tolzer Boy’s Choir Ann Monoyios, soprano Svetlana Serdar, alto Wolfgang Bunten, tenor Harry van der Kamp, bass CBS/Sony, 62823   8:40 AM Gerald Finzi — Lo, the full final Sacrifice Opus: 26 Choir of Westminster Cathedral Donald Hunt Singers Hyperion, […]

Aug. 10 2014

Bringing the Harp to Center Stage

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Xavier de Maistre has expanded the repertory for harp with commissions and his own arrangements.

Aug. 10 2014

Playlist: Aug/10/14

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8:06 PM Johannes Brahms — Piano Concerto No. 2 Key: B-Flat Opus: 83Conductor: Andrew DavisEnsemble: BBC Symphony OrchestraStephen Hough, pianoVirgin, 91138 8:00 PM Ennio Morricone — The Mission: Gabriel’s Oboe Conductor: Henry ManciniEnsemble: Mancini Pops OrchestraRCA/BMG, 60706 6:30 PM Alexandre Guilmant — Symphony Nr. 2 for Organ and Orchestra Opus: 91Conductor: Yan Pascal TortelierEnsemble: BBC […]

Aug. 10 2014

Great Divide at the Concert Hall

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African-American composers from different eras discuss the role of race in their musical identity and the rarity of orchestral opportunities.

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