Archive for November 17th, 2017

Nov. 17 2017

11-20-17 Word On Wine…Austrian Wines for Thanksgiving and Beyond!

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This gentleman above is Klaus Wittauer.  Klaus is a passionate advocate for Austrian wines and Mary and I are right there with him!  We tasted some wines together and then asked Klaus if he would navigate the Thanksgiving table wine challenge!  So many different types of food requires versatile and interesting wines. His first recommendation […]

Nov. 17 2017

11-18-17 Music In Maryland Bernstein Debut Celebrated!

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We celebrate one of the great events of American music history with some great Baltimore Symphony Bernstein recordings! PLAY DATE: Sat, 11/18/2017 6:00 PM 11372 Leonard Bernstein Fancy Free Ballet London 452916 COND David Zinman David ZIHN mihn ORCH Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 27:47 C 1 12-20 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:29 PM 7773 Leonard Bernstein Serenade (after Plato’s […]

Nov. 17 2017

12/30/17 – The Merry Widow – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera FRANZ LEHÁR The Merry Widow   Susan Graham sings the title role of the fabulous woman of the world who sets out to conquer glamorous old Paris and get the one thing that has eluded her—a commitment from her playboy first love. Lehár’s delightful score of lush waltzes and beautiful ballads will sparkle […]

Nov. 17 2017

12/23/17 – Le Nozze di Figaro – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Le Nozze di Figaro   An exceptional ensemble of performers—including Ailyn Pérez, Nadine Sierra, Isabel Leonard, Luca Pisaroni, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Ildar Abdrazakov—share the stage in Mozart’s comic yet profound look at human nature and one crazy day in a wealthy Spanish household. Acclaimed Mozartean maestro Harry Bicket conducts Richard […]

Nov. 17 2017

12/16/17 – Norma – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera VINCENZO BELLINI Norma “Ponselle, Milanov, Sutherland, Callas … after last night, Radvanovsky can add her name to the list,” declared the Huffington Post when Sondra Radvanovsky made her Met role debut as Norma in 2013. The 2017–18 season opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato […]

Nov. 17 2017

12/09/17 – The Magic Flute – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART The Magic Flute   The Met’s English-language family version of Mozart’s enchanting masterpiece has become one of the city’s essential holiday traditions. Evan Rogister conducts Julie Taymor’s spellbinding production, with special holiday pricing and a 100-minute running time. Nathan Gunn reprises his much-loved portrayal of the bird-catcher Papageno. SUNG IN ENGLISH […]

Nov. 17 2017

Playlist: Nov/17/17

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11:54 PM Luigi Boccherini — Symphony Key: COpus: 7Conductor: Johannes GoritzkiEnsemble: German Chamber Academy, NeussCPO, 999084 11:30 PM Giovanni Battista Pergolesi — The Music Master Conductor: Gerard SchwarzEnsemble: Los Angeles Chamber OrchestraJudith Blegen, sopranoDavid Britton, tenorJohn Ostendorf, bass-baritoneAngel/EMI, 37344 10:51 PM Niels Wilhelm Gade — The Elf King’s Daughter (Elverskud) Opus: 30Conductor: Michael SchonwandtEnsemble: Tivoli […]

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