Apr. 26 2017

The Fantastic(ks) Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is branching out with a musical – The Fantasticks. Their Managing Director, Lesley Malin, came to talk about it, and their 2017-2018 season.        

Apr. 26 2017

Forbes Classical CD of the Week: Johann Pachelbel, Un orage d’avril

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…Misreading this present disc’s title as “An Orange in April”, I thought it a basket of sweet delights, juicy Suites for two violins and basso continuo. Now that I know better – “Un orage d’avril”, not “Une orange en avril” – I amend that impression, still accurate though it is…
-> Classical CD Of The Week: A Very Brief Excursion Into The World And Music Of Johann Pachelbel


Johann

Apr. 26 2017

Wednesday 04-26-17 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:        Michael Tilson Thomas SOLOIST:                 Laura Claycomb, soprano   R. Strauss                              Serenade in E-flat major, Opus 7 R. Strauss                              Brentano Lieder, Opus 68 Schumann                             Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major, Opus 38, Spring Strauss                                   Ein Heldenleben

Apr. 25 2017

Getting Inside the Mind of Bach

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An installation piece with overlapping performances of works for solo violin at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine followed a symposium in Amherst, Mass.

Apr. 25 2017

Washington Performing Arts announces a nicely balanced 2017-18 season

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From Riccardo Muti and Steve Reich to Caroline Shaw and Daniil Trifonov, the 51st season offers a nice balance of the established and the innovative — sometimes both at once.

Apr. 25 2017

Tuesday 04/25/17 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM James Gaffigan and Michael Mulcahy Franck:     Le chasseur maudit Vine:         Five Hallucinations for Trombone and Orchestra (Michael Mulcahy,trombone) Prokofiev:  Selections from Cinderella, Op. 87 Bach:       Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582 (from CSO Resound) (Mark Ridenour, conductor) Grainger:   Selections from Lincolnshire Posy (from CSO Resound) (Mark Ridenour,Conductor)  

Apr. 25 2017

Dance, Off the Wall, Coming Next Season to the Met Museum

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art turns for the first time to a choreographer, Andrea Miller, to be its artist in residence next season.

Apr. 25 2017

Beethoven visits Japan: On Tour with the Vienna Academy Orchestra (Part 4)

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The sun rises over the Vienna Academy Orchestra’s Day Four in Tokyo, a beautiful day and the day of the first concert at Musashino Hall. But there’s plenty of time until then to discover a bit of Tokyo. Little groups set out to get lost in the city; some new to the place and others veterans already from previous trips. Daring the Tokyo commuter rail network – what with nine rail and two metro

Apr. 24 2017

Soul Seeds with the Handel Choir of Baltimore

In a program called Soul Seeds, conductor, Arian Khaefi, and the Handel Choir of Baltimore explore how composers use texts – ranging from Gaelic poetry to the Hebrew alphabet – to create their own musical vocabulary.        

Apr. 24 2017

Forbes Classical CD of the Week: Late Schumann with Soo Park

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…the result is still a substantial little wonder: The stringency of Bach infused with all the romantic essence of Echt-Schumann continues to leave me speechless every time I hear it…
-> Classical CD Of The Week: Or How I Learned To Love Late Schumann


Robert Schumann, “Last Thoughts”,
Soo Park (piano),
Label-Hérisson

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