Archive for August 16th, 2014

Aug. 16 2014

A Smorgasbord of Rarefied Sounds

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A virtuoso percussionist and consummate showman, Steven Schick leads a solo recital on Wednesday at the Clark Studio Theater at Lincoln Center.

Aug. 16 2014

Educators in Their Virtuoso Years

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Doremi issues a three-CD set of live Leonard Shure performances, while Albany Records has a six-disc collection of Howard Karp in concert.

Aug. 16 2014

8-16-14 Face The Music Listings!

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This week we all loved the Chopin with the Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili.  We all disliked the Schumann, mostly liked the Holst and split on the Mahler.  Go figure.  Panelists this week were Dave Donovan from Pratt Library, Ed Goldstein from the Baltimore Jazz Orchestra and Kati Harrison from WBJC.    Here are the listings, hope […]

Aug. 16 2014

08/23/14 – Thais – 1:00pm

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Los Angeles Opera OPERA: Thaïs COMPOSER: Jules Massenet Libretto by: Louis Gallet CAST: Thaïs Nino Machaidze Athanaël Plácido Domingo Nicias Paul Groves Palemon Valentin Anikin Albine Milena Kitic Crobyle Hae Ji Chang Myrtale Cassandra Zoé Velasco Servant Kihun Yoon CONDUCTOR: James Conlon CHORUS: LA Opera Chorus CHORUS MASTER: Grant Gershon Approx. Length: 2 hours 15 […]

Aug. 16 2014

8-16-14 Music In Maryland Chamber Music By Candlelight!

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This week Music in Maryland returns to the fine musicians of the Baltimore Symphony in a concert which features music by George Auric, Mark O’Connor and Sergei Prokofiev.  The concert was recorded at Second Presbyterian Church on September 25, 2011.   Auric: Trio For Winds.  Michael Lisicky, oboe; Edward Palanker, clarinet; Fei Xie, Bassoon. O’Connor: […]

Aug. 16 2014

8/16/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Thanks to JP who will fill in for me on Vocalise! Gustav Mahler — Kindertotenlieder Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Andreas Schmidt, bass Telarc, 80269   8: 23 Hector Berlioz — Les Nuits d’Ete (Summer Nights) Opus: 7 Conductor: Nicholas McGegan Ensemble: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Lorraine Hunt, soprano PBO, 1 Related […]

Aug. 16 2014

Playlist: Aug/16/14

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8:23 PM Hector Berlioz — Les Nuits d’Ete (Summer Nights) Opus: 7Conductor: Nicholas McGeganEnsemble: Philharmonia Baroque OrchestraLorraine Hunt, sopranoPBO, 1 8:00 PM Gustav Mahler — Kindertotenlieder Conductor: Jesus Lopez-CobosEnsemble: Cincinnati Symphony OrchestraAndreas Schmidt, bassTelarc, 80269 7:29 PM Samuel Barber — Cello Concerto Opus: 22Conductor: David ZinmanEnsemble: Baltimore Symphony OrchestraYo-Yo Ma, celloCBS/Sony, 44900 7:00 PM Bela […]

Aug. 16 2014

At Salzburg Festival, Mixed Results for New Productions

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Star singers Anna Netrebko and Plácido Domingo failed to lift Verdi’s “Il Trovatore,” but a staging of Schubert’s “Fierrabras” soared.

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