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Mar. 26 2015

Thursday 03/26/15 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, conductor Arabella Steinbacher, violin BALADA: Symphony No. 6 PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 1 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade

Mar. 25 2015

Wednesday 3/25/15 MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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Nicholas McGegan Richard Wagner: Overture to the Flying Dutchman W.A. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 (conductor Asher Fisch) Bela Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra (conductor Asher Fisch) W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183 (archive material conducted by Nicholas

Mar. 24 2015

Tuesday 3/24/15 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Pierre Boulez, conductor Haydn: Symphony No. 103 in E-flatMajor (Drum Roll) Rands: Cello Concerto (Johannes Moser, cello) Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Barenboim) Janacek: Sinfonietta

Mar. 23 2015

Monday 3/23/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloist: Emmanuel Ax, piano Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 Falla: Suite No. 2 from The Three-Cornered Hat

Mar. 22 2015

05/09/15 – The Rake’s Progress – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera The Rake’s Progress by Igor Stravinsky Libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman Approximate running time 3 hrs. 10 min. James Levine revisits one of his favorite 20th-century classics: Stravinsky’s only full-length opera, with its wondrous neo-classical score, back on the Met stage for the first time in 12 years. Paul Appleby adds another leading role […]

Mar. 22 2015

05/02/15 – Un Ballo in Maschera – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Un Ballo in Maschera by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Somma Approximate running time 3 hrs. 20 min. Tenor Piotr Beczala sings King Gustavo for the first time at the Met in his very first collaboration with Music Director James Levine. Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky reprise their acclaimed interpretations in the revival of David […]

Mar. 22 2015

04/25/15 – Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni Libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci Pagliacci music and libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo Libretto by Alexander Preys and the composer Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min. Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar (Giulio Cesare, Maria Stuarda, Il Trovatore), who sets […]

Mar. 22 2015

04/18/15 – Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk by Dmitri Shostakovich Libretto by Alexander Preys and the composer Approximate running time 3 hrs. 15 min. Shostakovich’s towering tragedy of adultery and murder stars the commanding dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as the heroine who suffers the vicissitudes of her treachery. Brandon Jovanovich is her co-conspirator and lover, and James Conlon conducts. […]

Mar. 22 2015

04/11/15 – Don Carlo – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle Approximate running time 4 hrs. 35 min. Dynamic maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s ambitious score with a stand-out cast in Nicholas Hytner’s handsome production. Yonghoon Lee sings the title role, with Barbara Frittoli, Ekaterina Gubanova, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, James Morris, and Ferruccio Furlanetto, reprising […]

Mar. 22 2015

04/04/15 – Ernani – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play Hernani by Victor Hugo. Approximate running time 3 hrs. 25 min. James Levine and Plácido Domingo reunite for Levine’s first Met Ernani since 1983 and Domingo’s first-ever performances of the baritone role of Don Carlo. Francesco Meli stars in the title role, and Angela […]

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