Augustin Hadelich, Joyce Yang and Pablo Villegas were great; the “multimedia” element, not so much.
11:00 PM Sir Mark Elder conducts Shostakovich Dvorák: The Golden Spinning Wheel Berlioz: Les Nuits d’Été (Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano) Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 10 Rimsky-Korsakov: Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh
“Manon Lescaut,” which has had several recent productions, has something to offer to those who love Puccini and to those who don’t.
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOISTS: Dorothea Röschmann, soprano; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; Steve Davislim, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; The New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, Director J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor
This week Word On Wine is from Down Under and we are from the east and west of the country. Mary and I actually tasted these wines together at our home grown wine tasting event! 1)2012 Frisk Prickly Riesling! $10. Victoria, Australia! What could be bad about this? Simple elegant inexpensive slightly sweet and slightly […]
Mr. Shirley-Quirk was a British chemistry teacher who almost by accident became a world-renowned bass-baritone and made 30 appearances at the Met between 1974 and 1991.
Gilles Vonsattel played works by Beethoven, George Benjamin, Liszt, Messiaen, Heinz Holliger and Frederic Rzewski on Friday at Bargemusic.
The Miller Theater’s Bach, Revisited series continued with a program of works by Bach and Joan Tower, although the latter composer saw little connection between their respective music.
8:00 AM Happy Easter! Johann Sebastian Bach — Easter Oratorio Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Barbara Schlick, soprano Kai Wessel, alto (countertenr) James Taylor, tenor Peter Kooy, bass Harm Mundi, 901513 Sergei Rachmaninoff — Gloria (from All-Night Vigil) Opus: 37 Conductor: Valeri Polyansky Ensemble: USSR Ministry of Culture Choir HeartSpace, 111142 Peaceful Light (from […]
Concert-hall intermissions were not always what they are today, and some people would like to see them reconsidered.