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Dec. 08 2016

12/22/16 – Welcome Christmas! – 9pm

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Sound the Trumpets! Welcome Christmas 2016 is a brass-filled edition of this perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world’s premiere choral groups. An hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including the world premiere of two carols from the annual Christmas Carol Contest. Playlist Traditional, arr. John Rutter — Rejoice and Be Merry […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/24/16 – Chanukah with Chicago a cappella @8pm

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A Chanukah Celebration with Chicago a cappella Join Jonathan Miller, artistic director of Chicago a cappella and a longtime champion of Jewish choral music, for an inspiring and informative show featuring choral music set to Chanukah texts. Familiar tunes include “I Have a Little Dreidel” (both in its original Yiddish form and in a neo-funk […]

Dec. 08 2016

Thursday 12/08/16 The Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Yefim Bronfman, piano BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15 BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

Dec. 07 2016

Wednesday 12-07-16 Los Angeles Philharmonic

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11:00 PM Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Mozart: Symphony No. 25 Arvo Pärt: Greater Antiphons (World premiere; LAPA commission) Mozart: Symphony No. 40

Dec. 06 2016

Tuesday 12/06/16 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Runnicles conducts: Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem Strauss: Death and Transfiguration Elgar: The Enigma Variations Dvóřak: Violin Concerto (Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor)  

Dec. 05 2016

Monday 12/05/16 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor:Alan Gilbert MOZART:Overture to The Magic Flute SCHUBERT: Overture to The Magic Harp MAHLER:Symphony No. 6 Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso  

Dec. 03 2016

01/07/17 – Nabucco – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Nabucco Composed by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Temistocle Solera Sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 44 MINS front page photo credit: Ken Howard/ Met Opera The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior […]

Dec. 03 2016

12/31/016 – L’Italiana In Algeri – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera L’Italiana In Algeri Composed by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Angelo Anelli Sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 2 MINS front page photo credit: Ken Howard/ Met Opera James Levine conducts this comedy of a feisty Italian girl turning the tables on her bumbling captors via Rossini’s blend of madness and fun. Mezzo-soprano Marianna Pizzolato […]

Dec. 03 2016

12/24/16 – Hansel and Gretel – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera Hansel and Gretel Composed by Engelbert Humperdinck Libretto by by Humperdinck’s sister, Adelheid Wette (based on the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale) recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House on January 1, 2008 Matinee Performed in English HD Transmission/Simulcast HÄNSEL UND GRETEL Humperdinck–Wette Hänsel………………Alice Coote Gretel………………Christine Schäfer Gertrud……………..Rosalind Plowright Peter……………….Alan Held Witch……………….Philip Langridge Sandman……………..Sasha Cooke […]

Dec. 01 2016

Thursday 12/01/16 The Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Franz Welser-Möst, conductor BRAHMS: “Tragic” Overture, Op. 81 BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

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