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Jan. 09 2016

Vocalise 1-9-16

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Tonight, Vocalise will go from Sultry to serious with a French twist!   8:00 PM Maurice Ravel                 Sheherazade                             Philips    446682 COND Seiji Ozawa ORCH Boston Symphony Orchestra SOLO Sylvia McNair, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:15 PM Gabriel Faure           La bonne Chanson  (The good Song)  Op 61      DG/Archiv  447752 SOLO Anne Sofie von Otter, alto SOLO Bengt Forsberg, […]

Jan. 02 2016

Vocalise 1-2-16

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8:00 PM Johann Strauss II      Liebeslieder Waltz  Op 114 Love Songs Waltz Philips    420246 COND Franz Bauer-Theussl ORCH Vienna Volksoper Orchestra SOLO Eva Lind, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:08 PM Felix Mendelssohn             Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat  Op 52 “Song ofTeldec     244178 COND Kurt Masur ORCH Gewandhausorchester Leipzig SOLO Leipzig Radio Chorus SOLO Barbara Bonney, soprano SOLO […]

Dec. 26 2015

Vocalise 12-26-15

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8:00 PM Eric Whitacre                 Lux Aurumque                            Gothic Rec 49227 COND J. Reilly Lewis ORCH Cathedral Choral Society of DC ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Sir Edward Elgar              Starlight  Express Suite  Op 78         Chandos    8428 COND George Hurst ORCH Bournemouth Sinfonietta SOLO Cynthia Glover, soprano SOLO John Lawrenson, baritone ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:30 PM George Frederich Handel       Eternal source of […]

Dec. 19 2015

Vocalise 12-19-15

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Hope you enjoy this partly contemporary Christmas music Vocalise with a couple of traditional favorites as well!   8:00 PM Phillip Lawson                Born on a New Day                       Signum     502 SOLO The King’s Singers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:02 PM Richard Dirksen               Welcome Wonders                         Gothic Rec 49220 COND Robert Shafer SOLO Washington Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:10 PM John Rutter                   Brother […]

Dec. 12 2015

International Vocalise! 12-12-15

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Enjoy carols from all over the world on tonight’s Vocalise!   8:00 PM Traditional                   O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fidelis) DG/Archiv  14914 SOLO Bryn Terfel, baritone COND Tecwyn Evans ORCH Welsh National Opera Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Ed Henderson                  Milagros de Navidad Miracles of ChristmaSoundset   1005 COND Jon Washburn ORCH Phoenix Bach Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

Dec. 05 2015

Vocalise 12-05-15

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George Frederich Handel       Zadok the Priest                        DG/Archiv  410030 COND Simon Preston ORCH The English Concert SOLO Choir of Westminster Abbey ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Johannes Brahms               Neue Liebeslieder Walzer  Op 65         Telarc     80326 COND Robert Shaw SOLO Robert Shaw Festival Singers SOLO John Wustman, piano SOLO Norman Mackenzie, piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:26 PM Benjamin Britten              Les Illuminations  […]

Nov. 28 2015

Vocalise 11-28-15

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John Rutter celebrates the living in a new work called “The Gift of Life.”  You can enjoy it as well a savory little number by Bob Chilcott tonight on Vocalise! 8:00 PM Bob Chilcott                  Fragments from his dish                 Centaur    2752 COND Jonathan Miller ORCH Chicago a cappella 8:16 PM John Rutter                   The Gift of Life                        […]

Nov. 21 2015

Vocalise 11-21-15

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Sir Edward Elgar and his wife Alice were big fans of Bavaria, the people, countryside and folk dancing, the Schuhplattler!  Alice Elgar wrote poems about their time in Bavaria, and Elgar set her words to choral music.  We’ll enjoy that and other “pastoral” music on Vocalise! 8:00 PM Joseph Canteloube             Songs of the Auvergne: Malurous […]

Nov. 14 2015

Vocalise 11-14-15

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As always JP will have some great vocal music for you.  Tonight, 2 early works by both Handel and Gershwin will be played.   7:58 PM George Frederich Handel       Dixit Dominus                           Avie       2270 COND Jeannette Sorrell ORCH Apollo’s Fire SOLO and Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:34 PM            4856 George Gershwin               Blue Monday: Opera in One Act (1922)    […]

Nov. 07 2015

Vocalise 11-07-15

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8:00 PM Michael W. Balfe              I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls        London     4758089 COND Richard Bonynge               Richard  BAH ning ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO Joan Sutherland, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Karl Jenkins                  Requiem                                 Angel/EMI  57966 COND Karl Jenkins ORCH West Kazakhstan Philharmonic SOLO Serendipity Chorus SOLO Cardiff Choir

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