Archive for October 11th, 2018

Oct. 11 2018

11/24/18 – William Tell – 1pm

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Opera Southwest William Tell by Gioachino Rossini libretto by Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy and L. F. Bis Performed in French OVERVIEW William Tell – more than just an overture. The last opera he ever wrote and considered Rossini’s magnum opus, William Tell tells the dramatic story of the Swiss legend. You’ve probably heard the overture while watching reruns of The Lone Ranger, and know the […]

Oct. 11 2018

11/17/18 – Semiramide – 1pm

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Opera Delaware Semiramide by Gioachino Rossini,  libretto by Gaetano Rossi SUNG IN ITALIAN Photos by Joe del Tufo, Moonloop Photography 2 Hours, 40 Minutes OVERVIEW Based on Voltaire’s tragedy Semiramis, Rossini’s final Italian opera (1823) about a power-hungry Babylonian Queen who murdered her husband does NOT end happily ever after! This rarely-performed tour de force is a sumptuous masterpiece, […]

Oct. 11 2018

11/10/18 – Don Pasquale – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti  Libretto by Giovanni Ruffini and Gaetano Donizetti SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Cory Weaver / San Francisco Opera OVERVIEW Sparkling with virtuosic singing and playful humor, this boisterous comedy pits the miserly Don Pasquale against his nephew Ernesto and Ernesto’s sweetheart, the crafty young Norina. This performance of […]

Oct. 11 2018

11/03/18 – Barber of Seville – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Cesare Sterbini SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Cory Weaver / San Francisco Opera OVERVIEW Cunning, clever, and big-hearted, Figaro is precisely the sort of person you want as a friend. Cast Fiorello Edward Nelson † Count Almaviva Rene Barbera Figaro Lucas Meachem Rosina Daniela Mack Doctor […]

Oct. 11 2018

10/27/18 – Andrea Chenier – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera Andrea Chénier BY Umberto Giordano with a libretto by Luigi Illica SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Cory Weaver / San Francisco Opera OVERVIEW South Korean tenor Yonghoon Lee (in his San Francisco Opera debut) stars as the titular Chénier, a poet whose romance with a noblewoman is threatened by the violent French Revolution. The […]

Oct. 11 2018

Playlist: Nov/10/18

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12:20 AM Simon Bainbridge Four Primo Levi Settings NMC 59 ORCH Nash Ensemble SOLO Susan Bickley, mezzo-soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 12:45 AM Michael Alec Rose Unturned Stones: Duo for Violin & Viola Metier 28574 SOLO Peter Sheppard Skærved, violin SOLO Diana Mathews, viola ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:00 AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26 in D K 537 […]

Oct. 11 2018

10/17/18 – BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

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The next Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the Mini Conference Center-Liberty Campus. The Audit and Finance and Technology Committee meeting will begin at 3 p.m. followed by the Open Session meeting at 4 p.m. The Board will convene in Closed Session at 5 p.m.  The link to Board […]

Oct. 11 2018

Student Composer of the Month – October 2018: Quinn Dizon

Welcome to Student Composer of the Month, where we talk with a composer each month that is currently studying or has recently studied in the greater Baltimore area. This month’s composer is Quinn Dizon, our first composer not associated with Peabody Conservatory. He has been commissioned by various soloists and large ensembles to write works […]

Oct. 11 2018

Thursday 10/11/18 Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Vinay Parameswaran, conductor Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1 HANSON: Song of Democracy DVORAK: Te Deum

Oct. 11 2018

Playlist: Oct/11/18

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10:57 PM Charles Koechlin — Chant de la resurrection Catalog No.: 2 Opus: 179Conductor: Christopher LarkinEnsemble: London Gabrieli brass ensembleChris. Bowers-Broadbent, organHyperion, 66275 10:24 PM Johannes Brahms — String Quartet No. 1 Key: cCatalog No.: 1 Opus: 51Ensemble: Borodin QuartetTeldec, 90889 10:01 PM Joaquin Rodrigo — Fantasia Para un Gentilhombre Conductor: Placido DomingoEnsemble: Philharmonia OrchestraManuel […]

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