10:47 PM Antonio Vivaldi — Concerto for 2 mandolins Key: GConductor: Claudio ScimoneEnsemble: I Solisti VenetiUgo Orlandi, mandolinDorina Frati, mandolinErato, 45203 10:38 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Don Giovanni: Overture Key: dConductor: Kurt SanderlingEnsemble: Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraNederland, 8005 10:03 PM Ignace Joseph Pleyel — Octet Key: CConductor: Dieter KlockerEnsemble: Consortium ClassicumCPO, 999743 9:28 PM Johannes […]
The JACK kicks off the three-week exploration of contemporary music with intense new works. Ms. Koh follows with a sampler of short violin pieces.
Charles T. Downey, Audience can’t help but show its appreciation for Irish song and opera
Washington Post, May 25
The Kennedy Center’s Ireland 100 festival continued Monday evening with a performance by Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught, who provided the substance of a recital of Irish song and opera in the Terrace Theater, supplemented by tenor Anthony Kearns in some lighter fare.
10:44 PM Selim Palmgren — Piano Concerto No.1 Key: gOpus: 13Conductor: Jacques MercierEnsemble: Turku Philharmonic OrchestraEero Heinonen,pianoFinlandia, 522102 10:00 PM Cesar Franck — Symphony Key: dConductor: Riccardo ChaillyEnsemble: Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraLondon, 417487 9:51 PM Franz von Suppe — Pique Dame Overture Conductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsAngel/EMI, 509029 9:02 PM Franz […]
The company is planning its first full season since emerging from bankruptcy and coming under new management.
Daniel Brenna (Siegfried) in Siegfried
(photo by Scott Suchman for WNO)Washington National Opera’s first complete Ring Cycle came to a fiery conclusion this weekend. Musically so many things were excellent in this production, beginning with Philippe Auguin’s revolutionary reading of the scores. The final performance of an opera’s run is often a special night in the theater, charged with extra
The festival, which runs Sept. 7 through Dec. 18, features work by Donnacha Dennehy, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Kyle Abraham.
This post, originally published on WETA’s blog on September 15th, 2007, has been resuscitated to go along with upcoming Korngold-posts on ionarts and Forbes.com that honor the composer’s 119th birthday.
Korngold, Das Wunder der Heliane,
Berlin RSO / J.Mauceri / Soloists
“Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s three act opera Das Wunder der Heliane is arguably the composer’s greatest work
Amit Peled inherited the cello of the Catalan cellist Pablo Casals. This summer he plans to replicate a road trip across America that Casals made.
A small but surging subset of classical and pop music is breaking boundaries and attracting fans, many of them young and hip.