Posts Tagged ‘Mozart’

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 […]

Apr. 18 2012

Wednesday 04/18/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Frans Brüggen SOLOISTS: Esther Misbeek, basset horn; Frank van den Brink, clarinet ORCHESTRA: Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 8 in D Major (version for winds) Mendelssohn: Konzertstück No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 114 Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C Major, Linzer Fill: Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks […]

Mar. 28 2012

Wednesday 03/28/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe Soprano: Miah Persson Mozart: Symphony No. 36, “Linz” Mozart: Aria, “Un moto di gioia” KV 579 Mozart: Ruhe sanft mein holdes leben from Zaide, KV 344 Mozart: “Misera, dove son! – Ah, non son…” KV. 369 Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 “Scottish” Fill: Mozart: Overture to “The Marriage of Figaro” Britten: […]

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