Posts Tagged ‘Wagner’

Nov. 22 2014

11/29/14 – TANNHÄUSER – 1:00pm

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Bayreuth Festival OPERA: TANNHÄUSER COMPOSER: Wagner Conductor Axel Kober Director Sebastian Baumgarten Stage design Joep van Lieshout Costumes Nina von Mechow Lighting Franck Evin Video Christopher Kondek Dramaturgy Carl Hegemann Choral Conducting Eberhard Friedrich Landgraf Hermann-Kwangchul Youn Tannhäuser-Torsten Kerl Wolfram von Eschenbach-Markus Eiche Walther von der Vogelweide-Lothar Odinius Biterolf -Thomas Jesatko Heinrich der Schreiber -Stefan Heibach Reinmar von […]

Aug. 24 2013

08/31/13 – DIE WALKURE – 1:00PM

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San Francisco Opera DIE WALKURE by Richard Wagner Recorded Summer 2010, War Memorial Opera House Wotan has fathered a mortal son, Siegmund, in order to recover the ring. Siegmund stumbles upon the home of Sieglinde, his unrecognized twin sister. Although Sieglinde is the wife of Siegmund’s sworn enemy, the two are mutually attracted and consummate […]

Feb. 19 2013

That elusive quality

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Stage presence is such an elusive quality that it seems almost magical at times. Some people – my father was one of them in his acting days – can be put down in the middle of a stage with nothing to do, and they still manage to look perfectly at home. The American Dramatic soprano, […]

Jan. 30 2013

Conversation with a Listener. Brahms vs. Wagner

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                                        Last week I received a series of emails from a listener inquiring about the difference between Brahms and Wagner. I thought it would be interesting to share these postings with you. The listener will remain anonymous out […]

Nov. 14 2012

Wednesday 11/14/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Mariss Jansons SOLOIST:  Lief Ove Andsnes, piano ORCHESTRA: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Brahms:  Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83 Wagner:  Vorspiel und Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde Strauss:  Der Rosenkavalier Suite, Op. 59 Related posts: Tuesday 04/10/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Thursday 08/23/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Wednesday 10/31/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

Oct. 31 2012

Wednesday 10/31/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Mariss Jansons SOLOIST:  Eva-Maria Westbroek, soprano ORCHESTRA: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Wagner:  Wesendonck, Lieder Beethoven:   Symphony No. 7 Encore: Wagner Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung Beethoven: Piano Trio Op. 1 No. 3 in C min.       Related posts: Wednesday 11/09/11 Live! At The Concertgebouw Wednesday 11/23/11 Live! At The Concertgebouw Wednesday […]

Aug. 23 2012

Thursday 08/23/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Manfred Honeck Bassoonist: Nancy Goeres WAGNER: Prelude to Lohengrin FLETCHER: Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra (PSO Commission) BARTOK: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin RAVEL: La Valse Fill: Bruckner: Te Deum Bruckner: Overture in G minor Related posts: Tuesday 11/29/11 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Monday 04/16/12 New York Philharmonic This Week Wednesday 11/14/12 Live! […]

Aug. 09 2012

“Der fliegende Holländer”

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In 1641, before the Dutch East India Company had set up a refreshment station at the southern tip of Africa—at the point that the cold currents of the Atlantic Ocean and the warm current of the Indian Ocean converge—a captain called van der Decken ran into a deadly storm at the Cape of Good Hope […]

Apr. 10 2012

Tuesday 04/10/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Ludovic Morlot, Sir Mark Elder Pianist: Emanuel Ax Berlioz: Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Mendelssohn: Symphony No 5 “Reformation” Chopin: Piano Concerto No 2 in F Minor, Op 21 Wagner: Overture to Rienzi Bizet: L’Arlesienne Suite No 2 Related posts: Thursday 08/30/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Wednesday 12/14/11 Live! At The Concertgebouw Tuesday 02/28/12 […]

Oct. 27 2011

Thursday 10/27/11 Cleveland Orchestra

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Franz Wesler-Möst, conductor WAGNER: Tannhaeuser Overture SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4 in d, Op. 120 STRAUSS, R.: Ein Heldenleben, Op.40 Related posts: Thursday 11/24/11 Cleveland Orchestra Thursday 02/02/12 Cleveland Orchestra Wednesday 11/14/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

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