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The next Shriver Hall Concert Series program pairs Pacifica Quartet with pianist Marc-André Hamelin for a program of works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Hamelin himself. Here is the series executive director, Catherine Cochran.
8:00 AM 8:00 AM Antonin Dvorak Mass in D Op 86 Chandos 9505 COND Valeri Polyansky ORCH Russian State Symphony SOLO Russian State Symphnc Cappella ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:45 AM Gerald Finzi Lo, the full final Sacrifice Op 26 Chandos 8936 COND Paul Spicer SOLO The Finzi Singers SOLO Harry Bicket, organ
8:00 PM Tonight I’ll have familiar and rare recordings with La Superba! 8:00 PM Freddie Mercury Guide Me Home Encoded Mu 61366 ORCH Unknown orchestra/ensemble SOLO Freddie Mercury, vocalist SOLO Montserrat Caballe, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Giacomo Puccini Madama Butterfly: “Un Bel Di” Angel/EMI 67782 COND Sir Charles Mackerras ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO Montserrat […]
This week our panel was Conductor Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, Tuba player Ed Goldstein and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide. Especially nice were the Montserrat Caballe recordings…frankly everything was pretty great this week. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/13/2018 5:00 PM 59 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in d […]
This week we have live performances of BSO violinist Qing Li and also parts 2 & 3 of the BSO messiah recording. Makes for great listening. Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/13/2018 6:00 PM 1778 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A K 219 “TurQing Li 1 COND Carolyn Kuan ORCH Baltimore Symphony […]
On tonight’s program, an organ toccata by a German 20th century composer, a piano suite by a French 20th century composer, and a piano concerto from the 19th century. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 11346 Franz Schmidt Toccata for the organ Capriccio 10261 SOLO Andreas Juffinger,organ 8:51 C 1 3-3 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:08 […]
Opera Delaware Semiramide by Gioachino Rossini, libretto by Gaetano Rossi SUNG IN ITALIAN Photos by Joe del Tufo, Moonloop Photography 2 Hours, 40 Minutes OVERVIEW Based on Voltaire’s tragedy Semiramis, Rossini’s final Italian opera (1823) about a power-hungry Babylonian Queen who murdered her husband does NOT end happily ever after! This rarely-performed tour de force is a sumptuous masterpiece, […]
Welcome to Student Composer of the Month, where we talk with a composer each month that is currently studying or has recently studied in the greater Baltimore area. This month’s composer is Quinn Dizon, our first composer not associated with Peabody Conservatory. He has been commissioned by various soloists and large ensembles to write works […]
Baltimore Musicales is marking the centennial of Rosa Ponselle’s 1918 Met debut with a concert at Peabody. Here is soprano and Executive Director, Thea Tullman Moore.
8:00 AM 7:00 PM Georges Delerue Jules and Jim: Vacances Nonesuch 79405 COND Hugh Wolff ORCH London Sinfonietta ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:03 PM Ennio Morricone Giuseppe Tornatore Suite CBS/Sony 93456 COND Ennio Morricone ORCH Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra SOLO cello/ Happy Birthday Yo-Yo Ma! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:17 PM John Lunn Downtown Abbey Part 2 London 24411 COND Alastair King, […]