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Feb. 18 2017

Vocalise – 2/18/16

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8:00 PM Antonio Caldara               Flavia’s aria, La Castita al Cimento    London     5151 COND Marc Minkowski ORCH Musicians of the Louvre SOLO Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano 2:58   C  1 5-5 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:02 PM Modest Moussorgsky            Songs and Dances of Death               WarnerClas 62050 COND Yuri Temirkanov ORCH Saint Petersburg Philharmonic SOLO Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone 20:13    C  1 1-4 […]

Feb. 11 2017

Vocalise – 2/11/16

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8:00 PM Aaron Copland                 The Tender Land: The Promise of Living  Virgin     91113 COND Phillip Brunelle ORCH Plymouth Music Series SOLO Elisabeth Comeaux, soprano SOLO Dan Dressen, tenor SOLO Janis Hardy, alto SOLO LeRoy Lehr, bass SOLO James Bohn, Baritone ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Samuel Barber                 Hermit Songs                            CBS/Sony   60899 SOLO Leontyne Price, soprano SOLO Samuel […]

Feb. 04 2017

Vocalise – 2/04/16

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8:00 PM Felix Mendelssohn             A Midsummer Night’s Dream: “You spotted Snakes” London     4780106 COND Sir Neville Marriner ORCH Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Ann Murray,alto SOLO Ambrosian Singers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Antonin Dvorak                Moravian Duets  Op 32                   Chandos    9257 COND Josef Pancik ORCH Prague Chamber Choir SOLO Marian Lapsansky, piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:33 PM Ludwig van Beethoven          Symphony […]

Jan. 28 2017

Vocalise – 1/28/16

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8:00 PM Charles Gounod                Faust: “Le veau d’or” (The Golden Calf) Teldec     90872 COND Carlo Rizzi ORCH Welsh National Opera Orchestra SOLO and Chorus SOLO Samuel Ramey, bass ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:02 PM Sir Edward Elgar              Coronation Ode  Op 44                   Chandos    8430 COND Sir Alexander Gibson ORCH Scottish National Orchestra SOLO Scottish National Orch Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:38 […]

Jan. 21 2017

Vocalise – 1/21/16

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Thanks to Jonathan for filling in tonight with great vocal music! 8:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven          Mount of Olives: Hallelujah  Op 85      Telarc     80119 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Atlanta Symphony Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Maurice Ravel                 Piano Concerto in G                     London     4789394 ORCH I Fagiolini ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:16 PM Gerald Finzi                  Intimations […]

Jan. 14 2017

Vocalise – 1/14/16

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8:00 PM Traditional                   He’s Got the Whole World in His Hand    RCA/BMG    63306 SOLO Marian Anderson, contralto SOLO Franz Rupp, piano 8:02 PM Aaron Copland                 Old American Songs                      CBS/Sony   60899 SOLO William Warfield, baritone SOLO Aaron Copland,piano 8:27 PM Richard Strauss               Four Last Songs                         Philips    4758507 COND Kurt Masur ORCH Gewandhausorchester Leipzig SOLO Jessye Norman, […]

Jan. 07 2017

Vocalise – 1/07/16

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8:00 PM Leo Delibes                   Lakme: Flower Duet                      London     19033 COND Sebastian Lang-Lessing ORCH Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano SOLO Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Francis Poulenc               Tel jour telle nuit                     Hyperion   66147 SOLO Felicity Lott, soprano SOLO The Songmakers Almanac ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:17 PM Francis Poulenc               Stabat Mater                            Naxos      8553176 COND Michel Piquemal ORCH […]

Dec. 31 2016

Vocalise – 12/31/16

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I hope you enjoy this all 20th century choral music program which includes Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.”  This is a poem Bernstein wrote about his 1965 journey writing the iconic work: These psalms are a simple and modest affair, Tonal and tuneful and somewhat square, Certain to sicken a stout John Cager With its tonics […]

Dec. 17 2016

Vocalise – 12/17/16

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8:00 PM Traditional                   Spanish Carols                          Angel/EMI  49909 SOLO The King’s Singers 8:07 PM Eric Whitacre                 Lux Aurumque                            Gothic Rec 49227 COND J. Reilly Lewis ORCH Cathedral Choral Society of DC 8:10 PM John Rutter                   Brother Heinrich’s Christmas            Collegium  115 COND John Rutter                             ORCH London Sinfonia SOLO Cambridge Singers             Cambridge  Singers SOLO Brian Kay , […]

Dec. 03 2016

Vocalise – 12/03/16

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Rossini was in his opera writing prime when he wrote his “Messa di Gloria.”  Hope you enjoy this work that is a bit off the beaten path. 🙂 8:00 PM Gioacchino Rossini            Messa di Gloria                         Philips    4757781 COND Sir Neville Marriner ORCH Academy of St Martin in Fields SOLO Sumi Jo, soprano SOLO Ann Murray,alto […]

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