Jul. 26 2014

08/02/14 – Die Zauberflöte – 1:00pm

Los Angeles Opera OPERA: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) COMPOSER: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by: Emanuel Schikaneder CAST: Pamina- Janai Brugger Tamino- Lawrence Brownlee Queen of the Night- Erika Miklósa Sarastro- Evan Boyer Papageno- Rodion Pogossov Papagena- Amanda Woodbury Monostatos- Rodell Rosel First Lady- Hae Ji Chang Second Lady- Cassandra Zoé Velasco Third Lady- Peabody […]

Jul. 26 2014

7/26/14 – Vocalise Rundown

8:00 Rachmaninoff once said, “If you want to know me, you must know my music.” Perhaps the Quartets for voices will give us a small glimpse into the enigmatic soul of Johannes Brahms. Johannes Brahms       Quartets for Four Solo Voices & Piano   Arabesque  6725 ORCH New York Vocal Arts Ensemble SOLO Raymond Beegle, piano 8:38 […]

Jul. 26 2014

RIP Carlo Bergonzi

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The great tenor Carlo Bergonzi has died, shortly after his 90th birthday.

Jul. 25 2014

7-26-14 Music In Maryland…Tribute to the BSO and David Zinman.

This week David Zinman announced that he would be retiring from his position as Music Director of the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich.  I thought we would use this occasion to play some of the live recordings that he made during his 13 year tenure as Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony.  Frankly these were great […]

Jul. 25 2014

Zambello’s Glimmerglass festival: strong parts looking for a greater whole

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Francesca Zambello offers an energetic program at Glimmerglass for one-third of WNO’s budget.

Jul. 25 2014

Opera of an Artist’s Life, Cut Short

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Marc-André Dalbavie’s latest work, based on the painted memoir of the artist Charlotte Salomon, has its premiere at the Salzburg Festival on Monday.

Jul. 24 2014

Thursday 07/24/14 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM GRIEG: Piano Concerto RAVEL: Rhapsodie Espagnole ELGAR: In the South, “Alassio” Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor; Valentina Lisitsa, piano

Jul. 24 2014

The Thrill of a Lifetime, Tinged by Teary Respect

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The National Youth Orchestra, whose members range in age from 16 to 19, projected both eagerness and depth in its concert at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday.

Jul. 24 2014

Commission for Dead Composer, and Other Pieces

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The eclectic program played by the Knights on Tuesday at the Naumburg Bandshell featured works by Stravinsky, Ligeti and Sufjan Stevens.

Jul. 23 2014

Wednesday 07/23/14 Los Angeles Philharmonic

11:00 PM Gustavo Dudamel Esa-Pekka Salonen (Herrmann) MUSICAL CONTENT: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 Fill Music: Bernard Herrmann: Fahrenheit 451

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