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Mar. 12 2017

04/22/17 – Eugene Onegin – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Eugene Onegin Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Libretto by Konstantin Shilovsky sung in Russian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 38 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera    Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko as Tatiana and Mariusz […]

Mar. 12 2017

04/15/17 – Aida – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Aida Composed by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 45 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera The Met’s monumental staging is a dazzling backdrop for the star-crossed love story set amid the clash of ancient empires. Three commanding sopranos—Liudmyla Monastyrska, Latonia Moore, and Krassimira […]

Mar. 12 2017

04/08/17 – Tristan und Isolde – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Tristan und Isolde Composed by Richard Wagner Libretto by the composer sung in German ESTIMATED RUN TIME 4 HRS 47 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Treliński (the director responsible for the 2014–15 season’s double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s […]

Mar. 12 2017

04-01-17 – Fidelio – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Fidelio Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven Libretto by Joseph Sonnleithner sung in German ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 33 MINS front page photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Beethoven’s only opera—an ode to freedom, justice, and the human spirit—returns to the Met with a fine cast. Adrianne Pieczonka is Leonore, who, disguised as Fidelio, courageously […]

Mar. 12 2017

03/25/17 – Idomeneo – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Idomeneo Composed by  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Giambattista Varesco sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 58 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera “Here is the Met at its best. … [James] Levine conducts, drawing a refined and affecting performance from the great Met orchestra and chorus and an impressive cast” (New […]

Mar. 09 2017

Thursday 03/9/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor; Pinchas Zukerman, conductor (Schumann); Lars Vogt, piano Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9 Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto Excerpt from the 4th movement of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4  

Mar. 08 2017

Wednesday 03-08-17 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

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11:00 PM Performed by: Gili Schwarzman, flute (1,4) Gergana Gergova, violin (1) Ulrich Knörzer, viola (1,5) Alban Gerhardt, cello (1,5) Guy Braunstein, violin (2,6,7) Mor Biron, bassoon (2,4,5,6,7) Ohad Ben-Ari, piano (2) Arp Quartet (3) Chen Halevi, clarinet (4,5) Chezy Nir, horn (4,5) Rosanne Philippens, violin (5) Matthias Botzet, double bass (5) Host: Rick Fulker […]

Mar. 07 2017

Tuesday 03/07/17 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Edo de Waart conducts Beethoven Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 (Prague) Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat Major, K. 447 (Daniel Gingrich, horn) Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36 Bates: Alternative Energy from CSO Resound (Riccardo Muti, conductor)

Mar. 06 2017

Monday 03/06/17 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOISTS: Frank-Peter Zimmermann, violin; Yefim Bronfman, piano DVORAK: Carnival Overture BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto LINDBERG: Piano Concerto No. 2 DVORAK: Symphony No. 7

Mar. 04 2017

Playlist: Mar/04/17

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12:10 AM Modest Moussorgsky            Songs and Dances of Death               WarnerClas 62050 COND Yuri Temirkanov ORCH Saint Petersburg Philharmonic SOLO Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone 20:13    C  1 1-4 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 12:27 AM Felix Mendelssohn             Octet in E-Flat  Op 20                  Music@Menl 2 SOLO Geoff Nuttall, violin SOLO Scott St.John,violin SOLO Simin Ganatra, violin SOLO Lesley Robertson, viola SOLO And […]

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