Posts Tagged ‘Dvořák’

Nov. 11 2015

The Takács Quartet at Shriver Hall

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

  “The Takács Quartet are matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level.” – The Guardian, London                         The Takács Quartet plays Haydn, Dvořák, and the second commissioned work of the SHCS 50th anniversary season. Here is Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, with more.    

Apr. 07 2013

The more the merrier

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

For the longest time, I have been wanting to go down to hear the National Symphony Orchestra in the District. I’ve heard them once before, but that was when I had just flown into Dulles from a trip to Africa and I was so stupefied by jetlag that while my two companions – the late […]

Oct. 19 2012

Those viola jokes…

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

What is the longest viola joke? Harold in Italy. Okay, this one is quite funny, but for the most part I just don’t get the plethora of viola jokes. I mean, I get them, but I don’t understand why violas are the butt of the dumb blonde jokes of the music world. The viola has […]

Aug. 21 2012

Tuesday 08/21/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Sir Mark Elder Dvořák: String Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op 97, American (Emerson String Quartet; Paul Neubauer, viola) Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Op 72, Nos 2 and 3 Dvořák: The Noonday Witch Dvořák: Symphony No 9 in E Minor, Op 95, From the New World

May. 10 2012

Thursday 05/10/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor Johannes Moser, cello Rebecca Nelsen, soprano Michelle Tarbox, soprano DVORAK: Cello Concerto STRAUSS, JR.: Overture to Die Fledermaus STRAUSS, JR.: “Mein Herr Marquis” (Laughing Song) from Die Fledermaus STRAUSS, JR.: Tic-Tac Polka from Die Fledermaus STRAUSS: Spärenklängen (Music of the Spheres) Waltzes LEHAR: “Vija ” from The Merry Widow STRAUSS: […]

Apr. 19 2012

Thursday 04/19/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Mariss Jansons Pianist: Andres Schiff BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Haydn DVORAK: Piano concerto in G minor SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1, “Spring” Fill: DVORAK: Scherzo Capriccioso

Mar. 29 2012

Thursday 03/29/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Leonard Slatkin Pianist: Olga Kern TOWER: For the Uncommon Woman TOWER: Made in America RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 1 DVORAK: Symphony No. 6  

Feb. 25 2012

More Than One

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Is it greedy and a tad self indulgent to want, crave and desire more than one black cat, favorite fragrance or piece of music? Probably! Needless to say I am grateful for the perfectly beautiful abundance in life and music; however, this is my fantasy and my blog, so self indulgence here I go! There […]

Nov. 15 2011

Tuesday 11/15/11 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Dutch violinist Janine Jansen makes her CSO debut during the orchestra’s Dvořák Festival. Sir Mark Elder conducts. Dvořák: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 10 Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 53 (Janine Jansen, violin) Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70

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