Posts Tagged ‘Leonard Bernstein’

May. 22 2018

Mezzo-to-mezzo with Denyce Graves

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | No Comments

Leonard Bernstein’s Candide  is onstage at the Kennedy Center through May 26th. Recently, I had the immense honor – and pleasure! – of meeting and interviewing internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, who is playing The Old Woman in this production. She’s as lovely as her voice, both personally and physically, and we had a great […]

Jan. 19 2018

Opera Goes to the Theater

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | No Comments

These days, it’s not at all uncommon for symphony orchestras or even opera companies to present musical theater works. However, the reverse – doing an opera – is a daring move for a theater company! Earlier this week, I spoke with Music Director Ben Shaver about Stillpointe Theatre’s current production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in […]

Jan. 30 2014

Skiing or:

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

How I am Learning to Stop Worrying and Love Like Gravity When it comes to skiing, there’s a difference between what you think it’s going to be like, what it’s really like, and what you tell your friends it was like.  ~Author Unknown Never, ever in my whole entire life did I imagine that one […]

Jul. 03 2013

Happy 4th of July!

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

For many years, I’ve taken great pleasure in creating “All-American” programs for July 4th. Every piece that airs on my show tomorrow will have at least one American aspect – composer, ensemble, soloist, conductor, or in some cases, all of the above! This country has produced some amazing musical talent over the years and continues […]

Nov. 26 2012

Monday 11/26/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM A retrospective of music composed and conducted by Leonard Bernstein. Chichester Psalms (Sony SMK-60595) Symphony #3, Kaddish (Sony SMK-60595) Suites from The Dybbuk (DG 447956-2)

Sep. 26 2012

Bernstein, Beethoven, and… Soccer?

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | No Comments

The Columbia Orchestra’s 35th season opens on Saturday, October 6th at the Jim Rouse Theater. The program includes Bernstein’s Symphony #1, “Jeremiah”, & Beethoven’s Symphony #8 as well as Enrico Chapela’s inguesu.  Earlier this week, I met with The Columbia Orchestra’s Music Director, Maestro Jason Love, to talk about the concert. Columbia Orchestra 10-06-12 Concert […]

Jul. 23 2012

Monday 07/23/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Bramwell Tovey Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town Bernstein: Glitter and Be Gay from Candide Gershwin: Walking the Dog from Shall We Dance Gershwin-Tovey: The Man I Love Gershwin-Tovey: They Can’t Take That Away from Me Gershwin-Tovey: A Foggy Day in London Town Gershwin-Tovey: Fascinatin’ Rhythm

Jun. 18 2012

Monday 06/18/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soprano: Karita Mattila Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 Beethoven: “Ah, perfido!” Sibelius: Songs for Soprano and Orchestra Nielsen: Symphony No. 2, The Four Temperaments Fill: Sibelius: Four Songs Sibelius: Luonnotar, Op. 70 (Phyllis Curtain, soprano; New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein,conductor)  

Apr. 26 2012

Thursday 04/26/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Leonard Slatkin Clarinetist: Michael Rusinek clarinet BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront TOWER: Concerto for Clarinet COPLAND: Appalachian Spring Fill: John Williams: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Apr. 23 2012

Oh Four Tuna

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Who among us has never misheard the lyrics to a piece of music & gotten a good laugh when we found out what the real words are? Some of us – myself included – also like to make up new lyrics to familiar tunes, not that we’d ever sing them in performance. Oh, no, singers […]

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