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Mar. 29 2014

04/05/14 – La Bohème – 1:00pm

By Diana Ross | Posted in Met Opera | No Comments

Metropolitan Opera La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Sung in Italian Approximate running time 2 hrs. 55 min, two intermissions Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig and Barbara Frittoli star as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, […]

Mar. 29 2014

3/29/14 – Vocalise Rundown (laugh a little)

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

8:00 PM Jacques Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann: Doll Song DG/Archiv  471766 COND Julius Rudel ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO Beverly Sills, soprano SOLO John Alldis Choir 8:05 PM Gioacchino Rossini: Duetto buffo di due gatti: Bis  17 Elisabeth Soderstrom, soprano Kerstin Meyer, mezzo-soprano Jan Eyron, pianist 8:09 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Magic Flute:  K 620 […]

Mar. 28 2014

3-28-14 Word On Wine March Trivia Quiz!

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

Have you ever wondered what ‘Reserve’ means on an American label?  What on earth is Amarone?  Are there other wine questions you want answered…Tune in to this month’s wine trivia quiz with quizmaster Mary and I her humble grasshopper!  It’s always fun and you might learn something! Related posts: 12-26-13 Word On Wine New Year’s […]

Mar. 27 2014

Thursday 03/27/14 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

By WBJC Programming | Posted in WBJC Evening Concert | No Comments

11:00 PM VERDI: Ave Maria VERDI: String Quartet in E minor VERDI: Requiem Mariss Jansons, conductor; Alessandra Marc, soprano; Elena Zaremba, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Rojas, tenor; Dimitri Kavrakos, bass; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

Mar. 26 2014

Wednesday 03/26 /14 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

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11:00 PM Jonathan Nott, conductor Bamberg Symphony MUSICAL CONTENT: Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3 (excerpt) Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, op. 67 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 15 in A Major, op. 141

Mar. 25 2014

Tuesday 03/25/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor Jorge Federico Osorio, piano Yo-Yo Ma, cello Dvorak: Husitska Overture Chavez: Piano Concerto Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition Bloch: Schelomo

Mar. 24 2014

3-24-14 Word On Wine Review 2 From CA

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

This week we reviewed two iconic varietals from California. 1)2012 Talbott Kali Hart Pinot Noire.  $21.  This was perfectly nice for money and competitive with more expensive pinots.  We liked the texture and the elegance. 2)2010 Mettler Family Vineyards Zinfandel.  $19.  Lodi.  This was rough and ready…but not in a crude way.  If you are […]

Mar. 24 2014

Monday 3/24/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Alan Gilbert, conductor SOLOIST:  Philip Myers, horn; Kate Royal, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor (Spring Symphony); Michael Slattery, tenor (Serenade); New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director; Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Dianne Berkun, director  Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings Britten: Spring Symphony

Mar. 23 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 3-23-14

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

8:00 AM Ludwig van Beethoven — Mass Key: C Opus: 86 Conductor: Matthew Best Ensemble: Corydon Orchestra Janice Watson, soprano Jean Rigby,mezzo-soprano John Mark Ainsley, tenor Gwynne Howell, bass and Chorus Hyperion, 66830 Sir Peter Maxwell Davies — Seven Songs Home Conductor: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Ensemble: The Choir of St. Mary’s Unicorn, 9070 Related […]

Mar. 22 2014

3-22-14 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week we liked the Schumann and loved the Mendelssohn and Dvorak!  The Bach Not so much…well not at all!  Our panelists were Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal.  Here are the listings! PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/22/2014 5:00 PM            183 Robert Schumann               Symphony No.  1 in B-Flat  Op […]

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