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Dec. 30 2014

Tuesday 12/30/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Dohnányi Conducts Tchaikovsky and Beethoven (With Paul Lewis) Lutoslawski: Musique funebre Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37 (Paul Lewis, piano) Mussorgsky: Dawn on the Moscow River and Dance of the Persian Maidens

Dec. 29 2014

Monday 12/29/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Gary Thor Wedow Soloists: Tim Mead, countertenor Kenneth Tarver, tenor Alastair Miles, basas New York Choral Artists Joseph Flummerfelt, director MUSICAL CONTENT: Handel: Messiah

Dec. 27 2014

01/10/15 – Aida – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera Aida by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni Approximate running time 3 hrs. 40 min. Grand opera at its grandest: the splendors of ancient Egypt return to the stage of the Met. Verdi’s mythic love triangle features Liudmyla Monastyrska, Tamara Wilson, and Oksana Dyka sharing the title role, with Olga Borodina and Violeta Urmana as Amneris and […]

Dec. 23 2014

Tuesday 12/23/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor Till Fellner, pianist Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 Dvorak: Symphony No.8 in G Major Haydn: Symphonia Concertante in B-flat

Dec. 22 2014

Monday 12/22/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloists: Liang Wang, oboe Glenn Dicterow, violin R. Strauss: Don Juan Rouse: Oboe Concerto (New York Philharmonic Premiere) R. Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra Fill Music: Ravel: Mother Goose

Dec. 21 2014

01/01/15 – New Year’s Day From Vienna – 11AM

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New Year’s Concert 2015 CONDUCTOR: Zubin Mehta COMPOSITIONS BY: Franz von Suppé, Johann Strauss, Jr., Josef Strauss, Eduard Strauss, Hans Christian Lumbye, Johann Strauss, sen. The Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert takes place under the baton of Zubin Mehta on January 1, 2015, in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. The Philharmonic’s Honorary […]

Dec. 20 2014

01/03/15 – Hansel and Gretel – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck Libretto by Adelheid Wette Approximate running time 2 hrs. 10 min. Returning for the holidays, this season’s family entertainment is Richard Jones’s witty production of Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, in which two children face off against a wicked witch. In a lush setting of giant chefs, suit-clad […]

Dec. 20 2014

12/27/14 – La Traviata – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave Approximate running time 2 hrs. 35 min. Verdi’s consumptive courtesan returns in Willy Decker’s timeless setting, with rising sopranos Marina Rebeka and Sonya Yoncheva sharing the role of the title heroine. Stephen Costello and Francesco Demuro are Alfredo, Quinn Kelsey and Ludovic Tézier are Germont, and Marco Armiliato […]

Dec. 18 2014

Thursday 12/18/14 The Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Bramwell Tovey, conductor Baba Skride, violin MENDELSSOHN “Midsummer Night’s Dream” Suite BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1 STRAUSS, R.  “Don Juan” ENESCU “Romanian Rhapsody” No. 1

Dec. 17 2014

Wednesday 12/17/14 San Francisco Symphony

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11:00 PM Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas Soloists: Nadine Sierra, soprano Mozart: excerpts from Zaide K.344 Bruckner: Symphony No.7 in e minor Schumann: Symphony No.3 in E-flat major

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