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Aug. 20 2015

Thursday 08/20/15 The Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Franz Welser-Möst, conductor BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” RAVEL: Alborado del gracioso RAVEL:  Valse nobles et sentimentales RAVEL:  La Valse

Aug. 19 2015

Wednesday 8/19/15 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

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11:00 PM Conductor: Alexander Brankec Soloist: Alexander Brankec, violin MUSICAL CONTENT: Mozart: Divertimento in F major, K.138 Mendelssohn: Concerto in D minor for Violin Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4 Piazzolla: Melodia-Libertango Brahms: Symphony No.2

Aug. 18 2015

Tuesday 8/18/15 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Charles Dutoit SOLOIST: Daniil Trifonov, piano Stravinsky: Symphony in C Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

Aug. 17 2015

Monday 8/17/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Bramwell Tovey SOLOIST: Joseph Alessi, trombone COPLAND:Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo TOVEY: The Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8 Dvorak: FILL MUSIC: Symphony No. 7

Aug. 16 2015

Music From Movies 8-16-15

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      “The Godfather,” “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and the James Bond series of films are Iconic in every way right down to the music! 7:00 PM Nino Rota                     The Godfather: Music from the Film      CBS/Sony   63359 COND Riccardo Muti ORCH La Scala Philharmonic Orchestr 7:20 PM Ennio Morricone               Sergio Leone […]

Aug. 16 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 8-16-15

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8:00 AM Gerald Finzi                  Lo, the full final Sacrifice  Op 26     Chandos    8936 COND Paul Spicer SOLO The Finzi Singers SOLO Harry Bicket, organ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:18 AM George Frederich Handel       Dixit Dominus                           Virgin     395241 COND Emmanuelle Haim ORCH Le Concert d’astree SOLO Natalie Dessay, soprano SOLO Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano SOLO Philippe Jaroussky, counterten ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:49 […]

Aug. 15 2015

11/14/15 – THE TROJANS – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera THE TROJANS by Hector Berlioz Libretto by Hector Berlioz NEW PRODUCTION One of the largest, most magnificent pieces in the entire repertory, this rarely staged epic is presented here for the first time in 47 years, the way it was originally meant to be seen: two operas—The Fall of Troy and The Trojans […]

Aug. 15 2015

11/07/15 – TWO WOMEN – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera TWO WOMEN by Marco Tutino Libretto by Marco Tutino and Fabio Ceresa Adapted from a script by Luca Rossi Based on the novel La Ciociara by Alberto Moravia By arrangement with Studio Legale Cau Morandi Minutillo Turtur Commissioned by San Francisco Opera and Teatro Regio di Torino Copyright and publishing Casa Musicale Sonzogno, […]

Aug. 15 2015

10/31/15 – LA BOHÈME – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera LA BOHÈME by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa NEW PRODUCTION When an aspiring poet falls in love with a fragile seamstress, their intense passion is only matched by their youthful idealism. Can their tender relationship survive the cruelties of life? John Caird, the director of two of the biggest […]

Aug. 15 2015

10/24/15 – CINDERELLA – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera CINDERELLA BY GIOACHINO ROSSINI Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti Thanks to her open heart and determination, Cinderella triumphs over her mean-spirited relatives in Rossini’s sparkling version of the story. Karine Deshayes, lauded for her “emotional depth and vibrant, beautiful sound” (The New York Times), makes her San Francisco Opera debut in the beloved fairy […]

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