May. 21 2017

Choral Hour 5-21-17

Thank you for your financial support of classical and choral music during our Spring Pledge Drive!  Your support keeps everyone singing! 8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach         Cantata No. 74                          Teldec     44279 COND Gustav Leonhardt ORCH Leonhardt-Consort ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:25 AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart       Coronation Mass: Complete in C K   317  L’Oiseau   436585 COND Christopher Hogwood ORCH […]

May. 20 2017

Toccata listings 5/21/17

Two major romantic works on tonight’s program.  The Grand (and truly grand it is) Sonata by Tchaikovsky and the first of Josef Rheinberger’s organ concertos.  Thanks for listening, and thanks for your support in our recently completed Spring Fundraiser! Enjoy!   6:00 PM 8424 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Grand Sonata in G Op 37 ASV 6153 […]

May. 19 2017

Intoned Absurdity: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments

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The violinist Leonidas Kavakos’s take on Brahms, music by Luciano Berio and an unusual audition at the Metropolitan Opera were among the highlights.

May. 19 2017

Review: A Quartet With Sunny Energy and Grunge-Band Grit

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The Calidore String Quartet, winners of a $100,000 chamber music prize last year, played Mozart and Ligeti at the Rose Studio at Lincoln Center.

May. 19 2017

Listen to a ‘Twin Peaks’ Fantasy for String Quartet

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Daniel Schlosberg, who wrote his doctoral thesis on Angelo Badalementi’s indelible score for the David Lynch show, has written a piece based on it for the Dover Quartet.

May. 19 2017

Maurizio Pollini to Play Chopin at Carnegie Hall

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Mr. Pollini’s coming recital is primarily composed of nocturnes and ballades.

May. 19 2017

A survivor’s life in music

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A 90-year-old Czech harpsichordist gets long-due grace notes from local filmmakers.

May. 18 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

May. 18 2017

10 Spring and Summer Classical Festivals

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From Mahler’s weighty Ninth Symphony to the world premiere of an opera about Steve Jobs, here are 10 festivals around the country for classical and new-music fans.

May. 18 2017

Thursday 05/18/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor; Alec Baldwin, narrator; Cameron Carpenter, organ STRAUSS: Opening theme from Also Sprach Zarathustra BERLIOZ: “Dream of the Witches Sabbath” from Symphonie fantastique TCHAIKOVSKY:“Pas da deux” from The Nutcracker BEETHOVEN: 4th Movement from Symphony No. 7 MAHLER: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 PROKOFIEV: “Death of Tybalt” from Romeo and Juliet GERSHWIN […]

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