Aug. 23 2014

08/30/14 – Mefistofele – (SF Opera begins) 1:00pm

San Francisco Opera OPERA: Mefistofele (in Italian) COMPOSER: Arrigo Boito The season kicks off with Boito’s resplendent retelling of Goethe’s Faust, a monumental work of “choral grandeur and melodic richness” (The New York Times) in one of the most impressive productions ever seen at the War Memorial Opera House. The cast includes Ramón Vargas, a tenor […]

Aug. 23 2014

8/23/14 – Vocalise Rundown

8:00 PM Once again JP will be filling in for me and playing some of his favorite vocal music.  Enjoy! Reynaldo Hahn — Venezia – Songs in the Venetian Dialect Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor Hyperion, 66112   8:18 PM Henri Duparc — L’invitation au Voyage Felicity Lott, soprano Graham Johnson, piano Harm Mundi, 901219   […]

Aug. 22 2014

Turin Opera’s Music Director Threatens to Leave

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Gianandrea Noseda, Teatro Regio’s music director, says he will not renew his contract unless the general manager, Walter Vergnano, is replaced.

Aug. 21 2014

One Expressive Evening

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The Mostly Mozart Festival featured the violinist Joshua Bell on Wednesday evening.

Aug. 21 2014

A Clarinet Virtuoso on a Quest for New Experiences

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At 43, the Swedish clarinetist Martin Frost has developed an urge to move beyond the traditional concert format.

Aug. 21 2014

8-21-14 Word On Wine…Everything You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Austrian Wine!

This week it is my distinct pleasure to talk about Austrian wines with Klaus Wittauer. Mr Wittauer comes to us from Select Wines Inc. an importer of Austrian wines in Chantilly VA. Austrian wines are of high quality and still relatively unknown in the USA. They have great price/quality ratio and frankly, to my pallet […]

Aug. 21 2014

Thursday 08/21/14 The Cleveland Orchestra

11:00 PM Marek Janowski, conductor Matthew Polenzani, tenor Richard King, horn  FAURÉ “Pelléas and Mélisande” Suite BRITTEN Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings FRANCK Symphony in D minor

Aug. 20 2014

Arabs and Israelis Find Common Ground Under a Baton

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At Lucerne, Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra delivers on its promise of bringing together two cultures and making superb music.

Aug. 20 2014

An Ethereal Performance, Flickering and Calm

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The International Contemporary Ensemble presented an hourlong concert of haunting music by Anna Thorvaldsdottir, beautifully tailored to the Park Avenue Armory.

Aug. 20 2014

Coming to America

                I am so excited to be invited by LitMore to be part of this! Alan Marcus and I will read from our work and discuss the experience of immigrating to the U.S. Alan is a geographer who has focused his research on Brazil and Brazilian migration processes. His […]

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