Archive for the ‘WBJC Programs’ Category

Jul. 27 2017

7-27-17 Word On Wine Sonoma Visit

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To Celebrate our first Anniversary Kati and I flew to Chicago, stayed at The Drake Hotel for a night and then took the train to San Francisco!  It took two days and was fabulous.  We then found ourselves with two days to spend in wine country.  We arbitrarily chose Sonoma and off we went to […]

Jul. 27 2017

Thursday 07/27/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue Encore: Billy Joel’s “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant;” Scott Joplin’s “Solace” Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story Charles Ives’ The Unanswered Question Kurt Weill’s Symphony No. 2 Leroy Anderson’s Fiddle-Faddle Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49, 3rd movement

Jul. 26 2017

Wednesday 07-26-17 LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Zubin Mehta SOLOIST: Anoushka Shankar, sitar R. SHANKAR Sitar Concerto No. 2, “Raga mala” (West Coast premiere) STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben

Jul. 25 2017

Tuesday 07/25/17 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Donald Runnicles conducts Mahler’s Fifth Mendelssohn:                         Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64 (Robert Chen, violin) Mahler:                                   Symphony No. 5 Beethoven:                              Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

Jul. 24 2017

09/02/17 – The Ghosts of Versailles – 1PM

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LA Opera on air The Ghosts of Versailles by John Corigliano Libretto by William M. Hoffman Sung in English. Three hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission.   Trapped in the spirit world, the ghost of Marie Antoinette bitterly reflects on her final suffering. Her favorite playwright tries to entertain the melancholy queen with the continuing adventures […]

Jul. 24 2017

08/26/17 – Marriage of Figaro – 1PM

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LA Opera on air The Marriage of Figaro by by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte Sung in Italian. Three hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission.   The wily barber and part-time matchmaker has finally fallen in love, but–like everything else in Figaro’s life–it’s complicated. On the eve of Figaro’s marriage to Susanna, […]

Jul. 24 2017

08/19/17 – Barber of Seville – 1PM

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LA Opera on air The Barber of Seville by by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Cesare Sterbini Sung in Italian. Three hours and 10 minutes, including one intermission. Dashing Count Almaviva has lost his heart to the spunky Rosina, whose doddering guardian is determined to marry her himself. It’s Figaro to the rescue, as the resourceful barber conjures […]

Jul. 24 2017

08/12/17 – Tales of Hoffman – 1pm

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THE TALES OF HOFFMANN By Jacques Offenbach IN FRENCH Approximate running time: three hours, 35 minutes, including two intermissions front page photo: So Young Park as Olympia, with Rodell Rosel (at right, behind her) as Spalanzani in Act One of LA Opera’s “The Tales of Hoffmann.” Photo: Ken Howard / LA Opera OVERVIEW he sensational Diana […]

Jul. 24 2017

8/05/17 – Macbeth @1pm – LA Opera Returns!

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MACBETH By Giuseppe Verdi IN ITALIAN Approximate running time: three hours, including one intermission. front page photo credit: Ekaterina Semenchuk (Lady Macbeth) and Placido Domingo (Macbeth) in LA Opera’s 2016 production of Verdi’s “Macbeth.” (Photo: Karen Almond / LA Opera) OVERVIEW Plácido Domingo and James Conlon unite again in a powerful adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic thriller. […]

Jul. 24 2017

Monday 07/24/17 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:             Bernard Haitink MAHLER:                    Symphony No. 9

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