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Jun. 08 2017

Thursday 06/8/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5  

Jun. 07 2017

Wednesday 06-07-17 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:         Michael Tilson Thomas SOLOIST:           Thomas Hampson, baritone Stravinsky       Scènes de ballet John Adams    The Wound Dresser Stravinsky       Petrushka [complete] Stravinsky       Circus Polka [encore] Stravinsky       Divertimento  

Jun. 07 2017

07/29/17 – Tannhäuser – 1PM

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Lyric Opera of Chicago by Richard Wagner In German with projected English texts Approximate running time: 4hrs, 11 min Front page photo credit: Todd Rosenberg Only gods can live in endless bliss. Tannhäuser, minstrel and renegade, is lured into the erotic realm of the love goddess Venus. There he luxuriates in lust and a host […]

Jun. 07 2017

07/22/17 – Don Giovanni – 1pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart In Italian with projected English texts Approximate running time: 3hrs, 30 min front page photo credit: Michael Brosilow Bad boys finish last. He’s selfish. He’s arrogant. He’s dangerous. With a list of conquests longer than a phonebook, Don Giovanni travels the world, snaring princesses and peasant girls […]

Jun. 07 2017

07/15/17 – Eugene Onegin – 1pm

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EUGENE ONEGIN by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Performed in Russian with projected English translations front page photo credit: Todd Rosenberg Eugene Onegin Opera Overview “Kwiecien has a magnificent dark sound, with rare power and just enough grainy ruggedness.” – The Washington Post on Mariusz Kwiecien “Martínez’s rich, lustrous, and voluptuous soprano…[has] gutsy power in her low […]

Jun. 07 2017

07/08/17 – Carmen – 1pm

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NEW-TO-CHICAGO PRODUCTION CARMEN by Georges Bizet Performed in French with projected English translations front page photo credit: Todd Rosenberg Carmen Opera Overview “Gubanova is heart-rending as she keeps rushing headlong towards a final destiny whose horror we sense long before she does.” – Toronto Star on Ekaterina Gubanova “Her tone is robust and full of […]

Jun. 07 2017

07/01/17 – Norma – 1pm

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NEW-TO-CHICAGO PRODUCTION NORMA by Vincenzo Bellini Performed in Italian with projected English translations front page photo credit: Andrew Cioffi Norma Opera Overview “One of the most electrifying spinto voices of our time…with its molten sheen and a beguiling pulse at its core.” – Opera News on Sondra Radvanovsky If you’re drawn to vocal acrobatics, Bellini’s Druid […]

Jun. 06 2017

Tuesday 06/06/17 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM James Levine returns to Orchestra Hall   Mozart:                        Symphony No. 31 in D Major, K. 297 (Paris) Schoenberg:                Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16 Berlioz:                        Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 Bach:                           Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor (CSO Resound Album)  

Jun. 05 2017

Monday 06/05/17 New York Philharmonic This Week

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

Jun. 04 2017

Music From Movies 6-04-17

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7:00 PM Alfred Newman                 20th Century Fox Fanfare                LPO        86 COND John Mauceri ORCH London Philharmonic Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:01 PM Erich Wolfgang Korngold       The Prince and the Pauper-Suite from theDG/Archiv  471347 COND Andre Previn ORCH London Symphony Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:24 PM Francois Barcellini           Mon Oncle                               Silva      1464 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic […]

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