Archive for August 17th, 2014

Aug. 17 2014

The Witches, the Furies and Mozart

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The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra played Gluck, Berlioz and, of course, Mozart at Avery Fisher Hall.

Aug. 17 2014

For a Festival, Change Comes, Invited or Not

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The happenings at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland include the ascendance of the Andris Nelsons.

Aug. 17 2014

In Uncertain Times, a Suitor’s Rose Is Still Silver

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Harry Kupfer’s “Der Rosenkavalier” at the Salzburg Festival updates the story to the cusp of Modernism.

Aug. 17 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 8-17-14

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8:00 AM Sir Arthur Sullivan — Te Deum (1872) Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra London Choral Society Teresa Cahill, soprano Margaret Phillips, organ BBC, 203   8:35 AM George Frederich Handel — Anthem #7: My Song shall be alway: Psalm Ensemble: The Sixteen Chandos, 505   8:57 AM Eric Whitacre — Lux […]

Aug. 17 2014

Playlist: Aug/17/14

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8:32 PM Johannes Brahms — Violin Sonata No. 1 Key: GOpus: 78David Oistrakh, violinFrida Bauer, pianoCh du Mond, 250058 8:00 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — Symphony No. 6 Key: eConductor: Andrew DavisEnsemble: BBC Symphony OrchestraTeldec, 73127 6:39 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — Piano Concerto No. 2 Key: FOpus: 102Conductor: Esa-Pekka SalonenEnsemble: Los Angeles PhilharmonicYefim Bronfman, pianoCBS/Sony, […]

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