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Jul. 23 2015

7-23-15 Word On Wine Racines de la Terre.

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This week I continue my discussion with Keith Kuhn from Pacific Chaser.  We are talking about a line of wines from the Languedoc called Racines de la Terre or in English Roots of the Earth.  This a reasonably priced line of varietal wines with everything from Pinot Noir to Malbec to Chardonnay.  They are located […]

Jul. 23 2015

Thursday 07/23/15 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Nicholas McGegan, conductor; Ye-Eun Choi, violin VIVALDI: The Four Seasons MOZART: Chaconne from Idomeneo, Re di Creta HAYDN: Symphony No. 103  

Jul. 22 2015

Wednesday 7/22/15 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

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Conductor: Edwin Outwater Soloist: Simon Trpceski, piano Ligeti: Concert Romanesc Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 in C Major, Op.26 Dvorak: Legends for Orchestra Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra Hindemith: Concert Music for String Orchestra and Brass, Opus 50

Jul. 21 2015

Tuesday 7/21/15 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:Osmo Vänskä SOLOIST: Renaud Capuçon, violin; Gautier Capuçon, cello Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in DMajor (The Clock) (Bernard Haitink, conductor) Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

Jul. 20 2015

Monday 7/20/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Bramwell Tovey SOLOIST: Marc Nuccio, clarinet COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man GERSHWIN/Arr. Rose “Strike Up the Band” from Strike Up the Band COPLAND: Clarinet Concerto GROFÉ: Grand Canyon Suite

Jul. 19 2015

08/29/15 – Thais – 1PM

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LA Opera on air Thais by Jules Massenet Libretto by Louis Gallet Sung in French. Three hours, including two intermissions. The most beautiful courtesan in Alexandria, Thaïs holds an entire city in her thrall as she embraces life’s most sensual delights. One man alone, the monk Athanaël, weeps for her sins, but his pilgrimage to save […]

Jul. 19 2015

08/22/15 – 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. 19 2015

08/15/15 – 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. 19 2015

08/08/15 – 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. 19 2015

08/01/15 – Dido & Aeneas/Bluebeard’s Castle – 1PM

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LA Opera on air Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell Libretto by Nahum Tate Bluebeard’s Castle by Béla Bartók Libretto by Béla Balázs Performed in English and Hungarian respectively. The running time is approximately two hours and 35 minutes, including one intermission. A riveting pairing of one-act masterpieces, written more than two centuries apart, explores the fine line […]

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