Archive for January 17th, 2018

Jan. 17 2018

02/24/17-La Bohème-1pm

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METROPOLITAN OPERA GIACOMO PUCCINI La Bohème The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with a series of exciting casts. Angel Blue, Anita Hartig, and Sonya Yoncheva (left) share the role of the fragile Mimì, with Dmytro Popov, Russell Thomas, and Michael Fabiano alternating as the poet Rodolfo. Alexander Soddy and Marco […]

Jan. 17 2018

02/17/18-Parsifal- NOON

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METROPOLITAN OPERA RICHARD WAGNER Parsifal Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across Europe, returns to the Met following his appearances in the 2016–17 season as Florestan in Fidelio. Evelyn Herlitzius is Kundry, and Peter Mattei and René Pape […]

Jan. 17 2018

02/10/18-L’Elisir d’Amore-1pm

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METROPOLITAN OPERA GAETANO DONIZETTI L’Elisir d’Amore Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met with her first Adina opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” Bartlett Sher’s production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing. Domingo Hindoyan conducts. SUNG IN ITALIAN  ESTIMATED […]

Jan. 17 2018

02/03/18-Il Trovatore-1pm

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METROPOLITAN OPERA GIUSEPPE VERDI Il Trovatore Sir David McVicar’s exhilarating production of Verdi’s thrilling depiction of life on the edge features Maria Agresta as the noble heroine, Leonora, Yonghoon Lee as the troubadour who loves her, Quinn Kelsey as his rival, and Anita Rachvelishvili as the Gypsy Azucena, whose bloodthirsty curse propels the story. Marco […]

Jan. 17 2018

Music in Art

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 6 Comments

  Last July, I posted a piece with the subject heading, “The Impressionist Painter with a Flair for Music,” about the friendship between the French painter, Frédéric Bazille, and the musician and art patron, Edmond Maître, and how they bonded over their shared love of music.   Since then, I’ve been thinking quite a bit […]

Jan. 17 2018

Wednesday 01-17-18 CARNEGIE HALL LIVE!

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11:00 PM Performers:                             Accademia Bizantina Guest Host:                             John Schaefer Conductor:                              Ottavio Dantone, Conductor and Harpsichord Soloist:                                   Viktoria Mullova, Violin   ALL-BACH PROGRAM   Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Minor, BWV 1041 Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Continuo in C Minor, BWV 1060 (transcr. for violin and harpsichord by […]

Jan. 17 2018

Playlist: Jan/17/18

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10:56 PM Michael Praetorius — Galliarde de la guerre Conductor: Josef UlsamerEnsemble: Ulsamer CollegiumBoston Sky, 118 10:36 PM Aaron Copland — Violin Sonata Isaac Stern, violinAaron Copland,pianoCBS/Sony, 64533 10:00 PM Sergei Taneyev — Symphony No. 3 Key: dConductor: Valeri PolyanskyEnsemble: Russian State Symphony Orch.Chandos, 10390 9:23 PM Cesar Franck — Piano Quintet Key: fEnsemble: Medici […]

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