Aug. 21 2017

Venezuela Cancels Gustavo Dudamel Tour After His Criticisms

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Stung by Mr. Dudamel’s recent statements, the Venezuelan government called off his concerts next month with the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.

Aug. 21 2017

Monday 08/21/17 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Jaap van Zweden SOLOISTS: Sheryl Staples, violin Cynthia Phelps, viola MOZART: Sinfonia concertante, K.364/320d SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN: Overture to Egmont HINDEMITH: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes of Carl Maria von Weber BEETHOVEN: Missa solemnis, Op. 123

Aug. 20 2017

Encouraging Signs of Freshness at the Mostly Mozart Festival

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Innovations that have enlivened offshoot programs at the Mostly Mozart festival in recent years infused some of the festival orchestra’s concerts.

Aug. 20 2017

Music From Movies 8-20-17

7:00 PM Carl Davis Pride and Prejudice Centurion 204497 COND Carl Davis ORCH Royal Philharmonic Orchestra SOLO Martin Roscoe,piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:05 PM Alexander Faris Upstairs, Downstairs: Theme One Delos 3218 COND Harry Rabinowitz, M.B.E. ORCH Studio Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:06 PM Alexander Faris Upstairs, Downstairs: Theme Two Delos 3218 COND Harry Rabinowitz, M.B.E. ORCH Studio Orchestra […]

Aug. 20 2017

Choral Hour 8-20-17

  8:00 AM Francis Poulenc Mass in G Nimbus 5197 COND Stephen Darlington SOLO Christ Church Cathedral Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:21 AM Felix Mendelssohn Magnificat Capriccio 10149 COND Dietrich Knothe ORCH Staatskapelle Berlin SOLO Carola Nossek, soprano SOLO Elisabeth Wilke, contralto SOLO Jurgen Freier, baritone SOLO Berliner Singakademie ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:49 AM Randall Thompson Cantata. Feast of […]

Aug. 19 2017

8-19-17 Face The Music Listings!

It’s Bruckner Mania!  Two symphonies for the price of one!  Our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library, Tuba player extraordinaire Ed Goldstein and Jed Gaylin from the Bay Atlantic and Hopkins Symphonies.  We liked the ninth and the Copland. PLAY DATE: Sat, 08/19/2017 5:00 PM 3877 Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 3 in d Op […]

Aug. 19 2017

Toccata listings 8/20/17

On this week’s program, harpsichord music by a German Baroque composer who probably had an influence on the young J.S. Bach, a suite by Camille Saint-Saens a la Claude Debussy, and a Rhapsody by English composer E.J. Moeran.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!     6:00 PM 20059 Georg Bohm Suite No.1 in c Astree […]

Aug. 19 2017

Vocalise – 8/19/17

It’s well known that Federico García Lorca was a great poet, but did you know that he also played the piano and guitar, composed music and was a Flamenco enthusiast?  From a new release on the Bridge label, guitarist Sharon Isbin and mezzo soprano Isabel Leonard will perform songs by Lorca and others on Vocalise. […]

Aug. 18 2017

Bleak, Gentle and Sweet: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube

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A work by the Arkansas-born composer Florence Price, and a performance by Vikingur Olafsson were among the highlights.

Aug. 18 2017

A Pianist With Modern Flair Takes Over the Salzburg Festival

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Markus Hinterhäuser trades his piano bench for an impresario’s chair at one of classical music’s grandest, and most important, festivals.

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