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May. 14 2017

Music From Movies 5-14-17

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7:00 PM Leo Delibes                   Lakme: (Bell Song)                 London     4788305 COND Cornelius Meister ORCH ORF Symphony Orchestra SOLO Aida Garifullina, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:09 PM Stanley Myers                 Cavatina from “The Deer Hunter”         CBS/Sony   89141 COND John Williams ORCH Studio Orchestra SOLO John Williams, guitar ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:13 PM Frederic Chopin               Fantaisie in f Op 49                    DG/Archiv  457585 SOLO […]

May. 14 2017

Choral Hour 5-14-17

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8:00 AM Sir Hubert Parry              Songs of Farewell, complete             Cedille    9000036 COND Anne Heider ORCH His Majestie’s Clerkes ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:29 AM Franz Schubert                Mass No. 2 in G D   167                 Telarc     80212 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Atlanta Symphony Chorus SOLO Dawn Upshaw, soprano SOLO David Gordon, tenor SOLO William Stone, baritone […]

May. 13 2017

Vocalise – 5/13/17

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8:00 PM Gilbert & Sullivan            The Mikado: “The sun, whose rays     Telarc     80284 COND Sir Charles Mackerras ORCH Welsh National Opera Orchestra SOLO Marie McLaughlin, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Sir Arthur Sullivan           Te Deum (1872)                          BBC        203 COND Sir Charles Mackerras ORCH BBC Concert Orchestra SOLO London Choral Society SOLO Teresa Cahill, soprano SOLO Margaret […]

May. 13 2017

5-13-17 Music in Maryland Peabody Symphony Plays Mahler 9!

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Music in Maryland is a re-broadcast of a concert from 6-4-16.  Why not enjoy Mahler 9 once again.   This week Music in Maryland features the Peabody Symphony playing Mahler’s 9th with conductor Hajime Teri Murai.  The concert was recorded at Peabody’s Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall on January 30, 2016.  After the concert we […]

May. 13 2017

06/24/17 – The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) – 1pm

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NEW PRODUCTION THE MAGIC FLUTE (DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart DECEMBER 10 – JANUARY 27 Performed in German with projected English translations The Magic Flute Opera Overview   “Surely the most gifted and promising English tenor for at least a generation.” – The Spectator on Andrew Staples “Polenzani sang with glowing sound, delivering melting pianissimos, […]

May. 13 2017

06/17/17 – Don Quichotte – 1pm

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NEW-TO-CHICAGO PRODUCTION DON QUICHOTTE by Jules Massenet NOVEMBER 19 – DECEMBER 7 Performed in French with projected English translations Don Quichotte Opera Overview   “Furlanetto is a storyteller…[he] raises magnificent singing to the level of great operatic art.” – Opera News on Ferruccio Furlanetto More than half a century before Man of La Mancha, Massenet brought Cervantes’s […]

May. 13 2017

06/10/17 – Les Troyens – 1pm

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NEW PRODUCTION & LYRIC PREMIERE LES TROYENS (THE TROJANS) by Hector Berlioz NOVEMBER 13 – DECEMBER 3 Performed in French with projected English translations Les Troyens Opera Overview   “With touches of Homer, Shakespeare, and music like none ever written before… [Les Troyens] is the grandest French opera. Every performance is an occasion.” – Los Angeles Times The […]

May. 13 2017

06/03/17 – Lucia di Lammermoor – 1pm

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NEW-TO-CHICAGO PRODUCTION LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR by Gaetano Donizetti OCTOBER 15 – NOVEMBER 6 Performed in Italian with projected English translations Lucia di Lammermoor Opera Overview   “Impeccably passionate…her perfectly placed coloratura thrillingly seducing us with every expressive note… sublime acting and supreme singing.” – Houston Chronicle on Albina Shagimuratova If you cherish the classic tale of star-crossed […]

May. 13 2017

05/27/17 – Das Rheingold @ 1pm – Lyric Opera of Chicago returns!

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LYRIC’S NEW RING CYCLE. THE JOURNEY BEGINS. NEW PRODUCTION DAS RHEINGOLD by Richard Wagner Performed in German with projected English translations front page photo credit: Todd Rosenberg “Owens’s portrayal is so richly layered that it may become part of the history of the work.” – The New Yorker on Eric Owens as Alberich in Das Rheingold […]

May. 12 2017

Toccata listings 5/12/17

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | No Comments

On Toccata, early Scriabin, an organ sonata by Mendelssohn, and a remarkable piano concerto from WWII Russia.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!   6:00 PM 42404 Alexander Scriabin Piano Sonata in e-Flat Naxos 8555368 SOLO Bernd Glemser,piano 20:14 C 1 6-8 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:24 PM 47388 Felix Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in d Op 65/6 Argo 414420 […]

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