5:30 PM Bedrich Smetana — Ma Vlast: Blanik Conductor: Rafael KubelikEnsemble: Chicago Symphony OrchestraMercury, 434379 5:09 PM Johann Sebastian Bach — Violin Concerto No. 2 Key: EEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsJoshua Bell, violinCBS/Sony, 8779 5:00 PM Giacomo Meyerbeer — L’Africaine: Act 4, Indian March Conductor: Michal NesterowiczEnsemble: Symph. Orch. of BarcelonaNaxos, 8573076 4:41 […]
The pianist Emanuel Ax, the conductor Louis Langrée and the soprano Erin Morley stood out in the first concert of this festival.
The pianists Daniil Trifonov, Sergei Babayan and Alexei Volodin joined the London Symphony to play all five Prokofiev piano concertos at the BBC Proms concert Tuesday.
À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.
Every town the size of Maycomb had families like the Ewells. No economic fluctuation changed their status — people like the Ewells lived as guests of the county in prosperity as well as in the depths of a depression. No truant officers could keep their numerous offspring in school; no
10:55 PM Modest Moussorgsky — Khovanshchina: Galitsin’s Journey Conductor: Geoffrey SimonEnsemble: Philharmonia OrchestraCala, 1012 10:19 PM Jean Sibelius — String Quartet Key: dOpus: 56Ensemble: Melos Quartet of StuttgartHarm Mundi, 901671 9:45 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 4 Key: B-Flat Opus: 60Conductor: Joshua BellEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsCBS/Sony, 88725 9:40 PM Antonin […]
Mr. Firth spent more than 40 years as the principal tympanist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and a company with his name now turns out some 12 million drumsticks and mallets annually.
Refusing to settle for anything less than a full-length opera, the new company Apotheosis Opera will present “Tannhäuser” at El Museo del Barrio.
Mr. Pisar survived the Holocaust to create a life of accomplishment, including becoming an adviser to John F. Kennedy, whom he met at Harvard, and as a lawyer to corporate executives and movie stars.
G. B. Somis, Violin Sonatas, op. 1, K.-M. Kentala, L. Pulakka, M. Meyerson
(released on June 24, 2014)
Glossa GCD921807 | 73’46”
Harpsichordist Mitzi Meyerson specializes in surprises, the sort of musician who delights in the unexpected turn of phrase or sonority. The same team featured on this recent disc — violinist Kreeta-Maria Kentala, cellist Lauri Pulakka, and Meyerson on harpsichord —
10:52 PM Franz Schubert — Sonata Movement Key: B-Flat Ensemble: Beaux Arts TrioPhilips, 412620 10:41 PM Emile Waldteufel — Les Patineurs Opus: 183Conductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Philharmonia OrchestraAngel/EMI, 76900 10:24 PM Jazeps Vitols — Latvian Folk Song Fantasy Opus: 42Conductor: Dmitri YablonskyEnsemble: Latvian National Symphony OrchValdis Zarins,violinM Polo/HK, 8223756 9:51 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — […]