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Mar. 16 2015

Monday 3/16/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOIST: Jan Vogler ROUSE: Phantasmata BLOCH: Schelomo BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1

Mar. 12 2015

Thursday 03/12/15 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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Manfred Honeck, conductor Yulianna Avdeeva, piano BARBER: Adagio for Strings MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21 DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 JANACEK: Suite from Jenufa

Mar. 11 2015

Wednesday 3/11/15 San Francisco Symphony

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11:00 PM Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas Soloist: Yuja Wang, piano Faure: Pavane, Opus 50 Sibelius: Symphony No.3 in C Major, Opus 52 Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3 in D Minor, Op.30 Sibelius: Symphony No.4, Op.63

Mar. 10 2015

Tuesday 3/10/15 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 AM A Tribute to Lorin Maazel MUSICAL CONTENT: Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 Mahler: Symphony No. 2 Mozart: Concerto for Flute & Harp Mahler: Symphony No. 4 Tremaine: In the Park in Paree (Paul Tremaine and his Orchestra) Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Klemperer/L.A. Philharmonic) Wagner: Prize Song from Die Meistersinger von […]

Mar. 09 2015

Monday 3/09/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOISTS: Angela Meade, soprano Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano Brandon Jovanovich, tenor Eric Owens, bass-baritone New York Choral Artists Joseph Flummerfelt, director VERDI: Messa da Requiem

Mar. 08 2015

03/28/15 – Lucia di Lammermoor – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, loosely based upon Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor. Approximate running time 3 hrs. 30 min. New coloratura talent Albina Shagimuratova sings bel canto’s unhinged bride, delivering opera’s most thrilling mad scene. Joseph Calleja is her tragic lover. Mary Zimmerman’s production evokes the moors and […]

Mar. 07 2015

03/21/15 – Manon – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Manon by Jules Massenet  Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, based on the 1731 novel L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost Approximate running time 3 hrs. 55 min. The vocally high-flying soprano Diana Damrau sings her first Met performances of Massenet’s beguiling heroine, opposite the ardent tenor Vittorio Grigolo, in […]

Mar. 07 2015

03/14/15 – La Donna del Lago – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera La Donna del Lago by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min. Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of bel canto virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands. DiDonato is the “lady of the lake” of the title, and Flórez is the king […]

Mar. 05 2015

Thursday 03/05/15 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor; Lisette Oropesa, soprano; Andrey Nemzer, tenor; Hugh Russell, baritone; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director SMITH: Star Spangled Banner BEETHOVEN: Overture to Fidelio STOCK: Symphony No. 6 ORFF: Carmina Burana

Mar. 04 2015

Wednesday 3/04/15 San Francisco Symphony

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Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas Soloist: Dmitri Pokrovsky Ensemble Traditional: Russian Folk Songs Stravinsky: Les Noces Stravinsky: Petrushka Stravinsky: Scherzo a la russe Stravinsky: Divertimento from The Fairy’s Kiss

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