Jun. 27 2016

Monday 06/27/16 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:        Alan Gilbert SOLOISTS:         Heidi Melton, soprano; Eric Owens, bass-baritone SIBELIUS:         En Saga STRAUSS:          “Ruhe, meine Seele,” Op. 27, No. 1 STRAUSS:          “Cäcilie,” Op. 27, No. 2 STRAUSS:           “Pilgers Morgenlied,” WAGNER:           Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER:           Final Scene from Act III, Die Walküre  

Jun. 26 2016

07/16/16 – Rusalka – 1PM

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Lyric Opera of Chicago RUSALKA  (in Czech) COMPOSER: Antonin Dvorák Approx. Length:  3 hours 30 minutes You may know Dvořák’s rousing “New World Symphony”—but here he’s at his romantic best as dark swirling under-currents blend seamlessly with entrancing folk melodies. A witch grants a water nymph mortality so she can marry the prince she adores. But […]

Jun. 26 2016

Music From Movies 6-26-16

7:00 PM John Williams                 Raiders of the Lost Ark: March          Telarc     80094 COND Erich Kunzel ORCH Cincinnati Pops Orchestra 7:05 PM Sergei Prokofiev              Alexander Nevsky: Complete Film Score   RCA/BMG    61926 COND Yuri Temirkanov                                 ORCH Saint Petersburg Philharmonic SOLO Evgenia Gorohovskaya,mezzo-sop SOLO St.Petersburg Teleradio Chorus SOLO St. Petersburg Chamber Chorus SOLO St. Petersburg Capella Chorus […]

Jun. 26 2016

Choral Hour 6-26-16

8:00 AM Francis Poulenc               Mass in G                               Nimbus     5197 COND Stephen Darlington SOLO Christ Church Cathedral Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:21 AM Alessandro Scarlatti          Dixit Dominus                           Avie       2274 COND Owen Rees ORCH Choir of Queens College Oxford ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:46 AM Anatoly Liadov                Russian Folk Songs (second set)         Ch du Mond 288144 ORCH Moscow Acad. of Choral Singing

Jun. 26 2016

Perchance to Stream: End of June Edition

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Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. After clicking to an audio or video stream, you may need to press the “Play” button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.
From St John’s Smith Square, Paul McCreesh leads a performance of Haydn’s The Seasons, in a new English translation, with the

Jun. 25 2016

06-25-16 Face The Music Listings

This week our panel was Phil Greenfield of The American Record Guide, Tuba maven Ed Goldstein from The Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and conductor Jed Gaylin from The Hopkins Symphony and Bay Atlantic Orchestra. Here are the listings…Hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 06/25/2016 5:00 PM            50194 Jean Sibelius                 Ett ensamt skidspar( A Lonely […]

Jun. 25 2016

Book of the Day: Waylon! One Awesome Thing, by Sara Pennypacker

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Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today’s Book of the Day is Sara Pennypacker’s Waylon! One Awesome Thing.

Jun. 25 2016

Vocalise – 06/25/16

8:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage: Cantata DG/Archiv 419779 COND Claudio Abbado ORCH Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra SOLO Vienna State Opera Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:07 PM Ernest Chausson Poeme de l’Amour et de la Mer Op 19 Angel/EMI 55120 COND Riccardo Muti ORCH The Philadelphia Orchestra SOLO Waltraud Meier, mezzo ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:35 PM […]

Jun. 25 2016

Saturday Opera: ‘La Bohème’ from Liège

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Puccini, La Bohème
Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège (Paolo Arrivabeni, conductor)
Production directed by Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera

Patrizia Ciofi (Mimi)
Gianluca Terranova (Rodolfo)
Ionut Pascu (Marcello)
Alessandro Spina (Colline)
Laurent Kubla (Schaunard)
Patrick Delcour (Benoît)

Jun. 24 2016

Modern-day troubadour

Brian Kay, dubbed a modern-day troubadour, is releasing a new CD with Ayreheart. He talks about the tradition of historical plucked instruments and ancient songs of the world.            

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