Posts Tagged ‘Mozart’

Oct. 17 2014

The Mozart Flute

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

              BSO Principal Flute, Emily Skala, is stepping to the front of the Meyerhoff stage to play a Mozart concerto this weekend. It was my pleasure to speak with her about it.       Related posts: A Legendary “Lover” at the Lyric Angel or Devil? A Concerto Born […]

Sep. 30 2014

Did he do it?

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Peter Shaffer has a lot to answer for. Thanks to him, we now link Antonio Salieri’s name to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s as someone who somehow had a hand in Amadeus’s downfall and death. It’s true that when Mozart first arrived in Vienna from Salzburg, Antonio Salieri was so well established as a court musician for […]

Nov. 16 2012

Affairs Of Notes – And Words, Too!

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

This coming Sunday, November 18th, Pro Musica Rara will present Love Letters from the Eighteenth Century at Towson University’s Center for the Arts.  PMR’s Artistic Director Allen Whear did painstaking research into the correspondence and personal lives of some Enlightenment-era notables for this program; you can listen to our interview by clicking on the link […]

Nov. 15 2012

A Legendary “Lover” at the Lyric

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

The notorious libertine Don Giovanni (or Don Juan) has inspired authors and composers since at least the seventeenth century. This weekend, Peabody Opera Theater brings Mozart’s operatic retelling of the infamous womanizer’s exploits to the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. Stage director Roger Brunyate says Don Giovanni is his favorite […]

Nov. 15 2012

Thursday 11/15/12 The Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano and conductor (Schoenberg and Mozart) Tito Muñoz, conductor (Stravinsky) The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus SCHOENBERG:  Three Piano Pieces, Op. 11 (for solo piano) MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 18 in Bb, K. 456 STRAVINSKY: Symphonies of Wind Instruments (original version, 1920) STRAVINSKY: Symphony of Psalms (1948 revision) Encore: Ravel: Rhapsodie Espagnole   […]

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 […]

Oct. 02 2012

Top 5

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 3 Comments

WBJC’s web maestra, Diana Ross, has suggested that we blog about a Top 5 list of some kind, so here I go with my top 5 favorite instruments: Cello, because it sounds so luscious and sonorous. It has its limitations, to be sure—the cellists can’t stand for the National Anthem at the opening of the […]

Jul. 12 2012

Mozart in Wool

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

For those of you who’ve come in to volunteer during a fundraiser, it’s probably no big secret that I’m a Fiber Addict. That is to say: I love yarn and yarn related activities. I usually have my knitting with me back in Volunteer Central, but I also spin yarn on a spinning wheel, weave cloth […]

Jul. 05 2012

Thursday 07/05/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Pinchas Zukerman Pianist: Stewart Goodyear MOZART: Piano Quartet in G minor MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major MOZART: Adagio in E Major MOZART: Rondo in C Major MOZART: Symphony No. 29 in A Major; S MOZART: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major Related posts: Tuesday 11/08/11 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Wednesday […]

May. 08 2012

Tuesday 05/08/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Ludovic Morlot Violinist: CSO Concertmaster Robert Chen Martinů: The Frescoes of Piero della Francesca Debussy: La Mer Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op 35 Mozart: Piano Concerto No 21 in C Major, K 467 (Jonathan Biss, piano) Related posts: Wednesday 11/09/11 Live! At The Concertgebouw Wednesday 11/10/11 Cleveland Orchestra Wednesday 12/21/11 […]

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