Apr. 14 2014

Diving Into the Strange, Retrieving Its Beauty

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The pianist Jeremy Denk played an eclectic program of Mozart, Ligeti and Schumann at the Peoples’ Symphony Concerts series on Saturday.

Apr. 13 2014

Washington Performing Arts presents Jessye Norman and others in Marian Anderson tribute

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Washington Performing Arts celebrates the 75th anniversary of a historic event, in style.

Apr. 13 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 4-13-14

8:00 AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Missa Solemnis Key: C Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt Ensemble: Concentus musicus Wien Barbara Bonney, soprano Elizabeth von Magnus,contralto Uwe Heilmann, tenor Gilles Cachemaille, baritone Arnold Schoenberg Choir Teldec, 90494 8:27 AM Francis Poulenc — Four Penitential Motets Conductor: Harry Christophers Ensemble: The Sixteen Virgin, 91075 8:41 AM Alexander T. Grechaninov […]

Apr. 13 2014

‘I Like to Be Crazy on the Stage’

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A conversation with the Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko, who will make her Metropolitan Opera debut as Elvira in Bellini’s “I Puritani.”

Apr. 13 2014

In Poignant Paeans, Lost Players Live On

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Quartets composed by Shostakovich in memory of lost players might also be viewed as tributes to the dynamics of an enduring ensemble.

Apr. 13 2014

Enticing Choices in One Afternoon

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The brilliant British pianist Stephen Hough plays an adventurous program on Sunday at Alice Tully Hall.

Apr. 13 2014

A Venerable Tapestry, Woven Anew

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The Emerson String Quartet finds that its sound and dynamic are shifting as it adapts to a new cellist, Paul Watkins.

Apr. 12 2014

04/19/14 – Arabella – 1:00pm

Metropolitan Opera Arabella by Richard Strauss Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal Sung in German Approximate running time 3 hrs. 31 min. Swedish soprano Malin Byström stars in the title role of Strauss’s nostalgic romance that explores the fleeting charms of youth, opposite Michael Volle and Juliane Banse. Philippe Auguin conducts. In the title role, Malin Byström, “elegant […]

Apr. 12 2014

4-12-14 Face The Music Listings

This week our panel consisted of Charles Ellis from Prince Georges Philharmonic and WBJC’s own Kati Harrison!  Truthfully we liked everything!  Imagine that!  Check out the listings these were all winners! PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/12/2014 5:00 PM            52 Ludwig van Beethoven          Symphony No.  1 in C Op 21              Tafelmusik 1023 COND Bruno Weil                    like composer […]

Apr. 12 2014

4/12/14 – Vocalise Rundown

8:00 PM Happy Birthday Montserrat Caballe!  She will be joined by a special guest at the end of Vocalise! Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme: “Si, mi chiamano Mimi” COND: Sir Charles Mackerras London Symphony Orchestra Montserrat Caballe, soprano Angel EMI 67782 8:05 PM Maurice Ravel: Sheherazade COND Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra Anne Sofie von Otter, alto […]

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