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.
In a series called Collected Stories, the composer David Lang curates an alluring set of programs that explore the idea of storytelling in music.
This week Music in Maryland continues airing a series of programs based on the Beethoven Piano Sonata marathon performed in 2010 by the students of Leon Fleisher. Join me and Peabody musicologist Ray Sprenkle as we explore Beethoven’s life and his middle piano sonatas. Related posts: 2-22-14 Music In Maryland Our First Show! 03/01/14 Music […]
This week our panel was made up of John Bowen from Emanuele Episcopal, Peter Minkler from the Baltimore Symphony and Kati Harrison from WBJC. Here are the listings hope you enjoyed the show! PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/19/2014 5:00 PM 5478 Frederic Chopin Etude No. 10 in b Op 25 DG/Archiv 721802 SOLO Maurizio Pollini, piano […]
Metropolitan Opera Cosi fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 40 min. Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and […]
Many of us who have never been to Spain probably romanticize it or imagine certain things about it in our own personal way. Spain, for me, conjures the aroma of oranges and orange blossoms. There are a lot of orange trees in Spain and some fragrant tributes to the Citrus aurantium in the form of perfume. […]