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Jul. 26 2014

7/26/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 Rachmaninoff once said, “If you want to know me, you must know my music.” Perhaps the Quartets for voices will give us a small glimpse into the enigmatic soul of Johannes Brahms. Johannes Brahms       Quartets for Four Solo Voices & Piano   Arabesque  6725 ORCH New York Vocal Arts Ensemble SOLO Raymond Beegle, piano 8:38 […]

Jul. 19 2014

7/19/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Ruggero Leoncavallo           Pagliacci: “Vesti la giubba”            CBS/Sony   90999 COND Nello Santi ORCH Metropolitan Opera Orchestra SOLO Franco Corelli, tenor 8:03 PM Hamilton Harty                Ode to a Nightingale                    Chandos    8387 COND Bryden Thomson ORCH Ulster Orchestra SOLO Heather Harper, soprano 8:26 PM Franz Schubert                Evensong (set of songs for male chorus) Telarc     80340 COND […]

Jul. 12 2014

7/12/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM From his student days, Rachmaninoff’s one act opera Aleko will be the sole piece on tonight’s Vocalise. Sergei Rachmaninoff Aleko Delos 3269 COND Constantine Orbelian          Moscow Chamber Orchestra State Academy Russian Chorus Vassily Gerello, baritone Olga Guryakova, soprano Mikhail Kit, bass and various soloists Related posts: Duetto Buffo di due Gatti 2/08/14 Vocalise […]

Jul. 05 2014

7/05/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM No fireworks on tonight’s Vocalise! Instead we’ll be soothed by Fauré’s comforting and graceful Requiem. Gabriel Faure                  Requiem  Op 48       Telarc  80135 COND Robert Shaw Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Judith Blegen, soprano James Morris, bass 8:35 PM Gabriel Faure                  La bonne Chanson Op 61 DG/Archiv  447752 Anne Sofie von […]

Jun. 28 2014

6/28/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM When I hear the great madrigals of Monteverdi, The Musicians by Caravaggio come to mind. If you are a fan of Baroque and Pre-Baroque music then you will want to listen to tonight’s Vocalise!  George Frederich Handel        Giulio Cesare, “La giustizia ha già sull’arco” PBO 1 COND Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra […]

Jun. 21 2014

6/21/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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Happy first day of summer!  Here is an interesting piece on Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and the men behind it.  The great summer idyll will be performed by soprano Dawn Upshaw on tonight’s Vocalise. http://www.gramophone.co.uk/features/focus/knoxville-summer-of-1915 Related posts: De Mi Alma Latina (From My Latin Soul) ”I DON’T want to be an artist, I want to […]

Jun. 14 2014

6/14/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Hope you will enjoy this Father’s Day Weekend Vocalise with some great men’s voices! Giuseppe Verdi                 Aida: “Celeste Aida”       RCA/BMG    60300 COND Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony Orchestra Richard Tucker, tenor 8:04 PM Gustav Mahler                  Songs of a Wayfarer DG/Archiv  415191 COND Rafael Kubelik Bavarian Radio Symphony Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone 8:20 PM […]

Jun. 07 2014

6/07/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM When these two sing love duets they mean it! Husband & wife, Stephen Costello & Ailyn Pérez will steal your heart with some gorgeous duets from their new release on tonight’s Vocalise. Giacomo Puccini                La Boheme: “O soave fanciulla…”        WarnerClas 33485 COND Patrick Summers BBC Symphony Orchestra Ailyn Perez, Soprano Stephen […]

May. 31 2014

5/31/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Richard Strauss                Der Rosenkavalier: Trio from Act Three   DG/Archiv  449177 James Levine Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Renee Fleming, soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, alto Heidi Grant Murphy,soprano 8:06 PM Robert Schumann                Liederkreis Op. 24    Angel/EMI  449177 Ian Bostridge,tenor Julius Drake, piano 8:26 PM Benjamin Britten               Serenade for Tenor, Horn, Strn  […]

May. 24 2014

5/24/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Thank You! Thank You! Thank You, for supporting vocal music and Vocalise during WBJC’s Fund Drive last Saturday! Gabriel Faure                  Apres un Reve     CBS/Sony   39208 Dame Kiri Te Kanawa,soprano Richard Amner, piano 8:03 PM Karl Jenkins                   In These Stones Horizons Sing            Angel/EMI  57966 COND Karl Jenkins West Kazakhstan Philharmonic Bryn […]

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