Archive for December 13th, 2017

Dec. 13 2017

01/13/17-Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci-1.00 pm

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PIETRO MASCAGNI / RUGGERO LEONCAVALLO Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci Roberto Alagna takes on the leading tenor roles in both parts of opera’s most popular double bill. In Cavalleria Rusticana, Ekaterina Semenchuk and Eva-Maria Westbroek share the role of the woebegone Santuzza, with Aleksandra Kurzak as the hot-blooded Nedda in Pagliacci. Nicola Luisotti conducts Sir David McVicar’s production, […]

Dec. 13 2017

12/24/17 – A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS – 10AM

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WITH REBROADCAST ON CHRISTMAS DAY AT NOON Kings College (MPR Photo / Michael Barone) This is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King’s College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music at 10 a.m. on […]

Dec. 13 2017

01/06/18 – Hansel and Gretel -1pm

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ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK Hansel and Gretel A Met English-language holiday presentation, Richard Jones’s clever production of Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera is based on the Brothers Grimm story. Donald Runnicles conducts the sweeping score and a delightful cast, including the legendary Dolora Zajick as the wayward siblings’ mother. Tara Erraught and Ingeborg Gillebo share the role of Hansel, […]

Dec. 13 2017

12/24/17 – Hollywood Holiday – 7 pm

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Join Lynne Warfel for an hour of holiday movie music that ranges from the sentimental to the completely cranky. From White Christmas and cozy homes for the holidays to Grinches, Scrooges, and Muppets, ‘A Hollywood Holiday’ takes in your favorite holiday movies from a musical point of view.

Dec. 13 2017

12/19/17 – Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir – 10 pm

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The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir, under the direction of Mack Wilberg, continues its tradition of great artistry this holiday season, with touching arrangements of familiar carols and lesser-known melodies that are fast becoming the new classics. Julie Amacher hosts this annual favorite. Playlist • Come, All Ye Children Singing (traditional, arr. Mack Wilberg) • Carol […]

Dec. 13 2017

12/22/17 – Carols and Cheer – 9 pm

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Host Scott Blankenship joins forces with Matthew Culloton, artistic director of The Singers, to review their favorite carols this holiday season. From holiday classics to contemporary hits, audiences will love singing along as the two share their top picks for the Christmas season, performed by today’s leading artists and ensembles. Playlist Christmas Time Is Here (Guaraldi) […]

Dec. 13 2017

12/25/17 – St. Olaf Christmas Festival – 9 pm

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The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is a concert performance that has become one of the nation’s most cherished holiday celebrations. Tickets to the event — which takes place at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. — are always gone months in advance. Started in 1912 by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf College […]

Dec. 13 2017

Wednesday 12-13-17 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:         Edo de Waart SOLOIST:                  Susan Babini, cello   BLOCH                     Schelomo, Hebraic Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra BRUCKNER (Ed. NOWAK)           Symphony No. 7 in E major

Dec. 13 2017

Playlist: Dec/13/17

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PLAY DATE: Wed, 12/13/2017 5:00 AM 6376 George Frederich Handel Water Music – selection(s) DG/Archiv 6584 COND Rafael Kubelik RAH figh ehl KOO beh lihk ORCH Berlin Philharmonic 17:04 C 1 1-3 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5:19 AM 37093 Felix Mendelssohn Vom Himmel Hoch From Heaven Above Capriccio 10216 COND Martin Flamig ORCH Dresden Philharmonic SOLO and Chorus […]

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