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Mar. 14 2015

3-14-15 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week our panel was make up of Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, and Ed Goldstein tuba player with the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble.  We all liked the Bach Preludes & Fugues and we always like Hilary…Also nice job on the Schumann.  Here are the listings…hope you […]

Mar. 14 2015

3/14/15 – Vocalise Rundown

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | No Comments

8:00 PM Much obliged to JP for filling in tonight on Vocalise!  He’s got a great selection of music in store.   George Butterworth — Six Songs from “A Shropshire Lad” Conductor: Richard Hickox Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia Stephen Varcoe, baritone Chandos, 8743 8:13 PM Aaron Copland — Old American Songs William Warfield, baritone […]

Mar. 12 2015

3-12-15 Word On Wine ‘Clean Up!’

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

I am not the most delicate of souls and have been known to break a wine glass from time to time and even still a glass or two!  Mary and I talk about how to clean up spills and how to clean your glass without breaking it.  This comes courtesy of Food & Wine…some great […]

Mar. 12 2015

Thursday 03/12/15 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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Manfred Honeck, conductor Yulianna Avdeeva, piano BARBER: Adagio for Strings MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21 DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 JANACEK: Suite from Jenufa

Mar. 11 2015

Wednesday 3/11/15 San Francisco Symphony

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11:00 PM Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas Soloist: Yuja Wang, piano Faure: Pavane, Opus 50 Sibelius: Symphony No.3 in C Major, Opus 52 Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3 in D Minor, Op.30 Sibelius: Symphony No.4, Op.63

Mar. 09 2015

Monday 3/09/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOISTS: Angela Meade, soprano Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano Brandon Jovanovich, tenor Eric Owens, bass-baritone New York Choral Artists Joseph Flummerfelt, director VERDI: Messa da Requiem

Mar. 08 2015

03/28/15 – Lucia di Lammermoor – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, loosely based upon Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor. Approximate running time 3 hrs. 30 min. New coloratura talent Albina Shagimuratova sings bel canto’s unhinged bride, delivering opera’s most thrilling mad scene. Joseph Calleja is her tragic lover. Mary Zimmerman’s production evokes the moors and […]

Mar. 08 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 3-08-15

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC Choral Hour | No Comments

8:00 AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart       Missa Solemnis in C K   337             Teldec     90494 COND Nikolaus Harnoncourt ORCH Concentus musicus Wien SOLO Barbara Bonney, soprano SOLO Elizabeth von Magnus,contralto SOLO Uwe Heilmann, tenor SOLO Gilles Cachemaille, baritone SOLO Arnold Schoenberg Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:24 AM Marc-Antoine Charpentier      Te Deum  H   146                        Teldec     12465 COND Ivor Bolton ORCH […]

Mar. 07 2015

03/21/15 – Manon – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Manon by Jules Massenet  Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, based on the 1731 novel L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost Approximate running time 3 hrs. 55 min. The vocally high-flying soprano Diana Damrau sings her first Met performances of Massenet’s beguiling heroine, opposite the ardent tenor Vittorio Grigolo, in […]

Mar. 07 2015

03/14/15 – La Donna del Lago – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera La Donna del Lago by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min. Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of bel canto virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands. DiDonato is the “lady of the lake” of the title, and Flórez is the king […]

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