Archive for the ‘WBJC Programs’ Category
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
There’s a chill in the air on this edition of Music from Movies. 7:00 PM Mikhail Glinka Kamarinskaya Ch du Mond 288114 COND Vladimir Fedoseyev ORCH Moscow Radio Symphony Orches. 7:09 PM Archangelo Corelli Violin Sonata No. 12 in d Op 5 “La Folia” AliaVox 9805 ORCH Chamber Consort SOLO Jordi Savall, viola da gamba […]
The Maryland Choral Society starts its 2016-2017 on December 11th with a program of music celebrating Noël. Here is Artistic Director, Douglas Buchanan, to talk about the full season.
“Overall, the work is a prayer for rest (“Requiem”) for the living, as much as for the deceased. It’s a ‘grant US rest’, even more than a ‘grant THEM rest’”. That was Dan Forrest describing his “Requiem for the Living” which is this morning’s major choral offering. 8:00 AM Dan Forrest Requiem for the Living […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rossini was in his opera writing prime when he wrote his “Messa di Gloria.” Hope you enjoy this work that is a bit off the beaten path. 🙂 8:00 PM Gioacchino Rossini Messa di Gloria Philips 4757781 COND Sir Neville Marriner ORCH Academy of St Martin in Fields SOLO Sumi Jo, soprano SOLO Ann Murray,alto […]
Award winning chef and restaurateur Spike Gjerde‘s latest venture is a new bookstore-café named Bird in Hand in Charles Village. It’s a delicious enterprise for book lovers.
Music by 2 6:00 PM 33825 Josef Suk Episodes Supraphon 31 SOLO Pavel Stepan, piano 16:12 C 1 18-21 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:20 PM 47605 Bedrich Smetana Six Preludes for organ Chandos 10463 SOLO Iain Quinn, organ 14:00 C 1 6-11 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:34 PM 11426 Joseph Haydn Piano Concerto No. 4 in G HOB 18 Delos 3064 […]