Aug. 14 2014

Thursday 08/14/14 The Cleveland Orchestra

11:00 PM Leon Fleisher, conductor Jonathan Biss, piano MENDELSSOHN:  “The Hebrides” Overture BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 2 BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 3

Aug. 14 2014

Enlivening Beethoven With a Spritely Pace

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Gianandrea Noseda conducts a lively account of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Mostly Mozart Festival.

Aug. 14 2014

They Heard America Playing

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Celebrating the work of Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson and the other composers in what Thomson called the Commando Squad.

Aug. 13 2014

“From Here”

In February, I interviewed the fiction writer, Jen Michalski, about the plethora of books she has published in the space of a year. (You can hear the interview here.) Her next publication, a collection of short stories under the title, From Here, is about to be released by Atticus, and Jen is the featured author on […]

Aug. 13 2014

August Newsletter!

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The August newsletter has landed! see it here: August News from Classical WBJC 91.5FM – http://eepurl.com/0IUWD

Aug. 13 2014

Wednesday 08/13/14 Los Angeles Philharmonic

11:00 PM   CONDUCTOR: James Conlon SOLOIST:  Garrick Ohlsson, piano Schulhoff:   Scherzo from Symphony No. 5 Mozart:   Piano Concerto No. 21 Brahms:   Symphony No. 1

Aug. 12 2014

Tuesday 08/12/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Conductor: Riccardo Muti Soloist: Robert Chen, violin Mozart: Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 Hindemith: Violin Concerto (Robert Chen, violin) Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

Aug. 12 2014

A Sour Note on a Day for Schubert

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There were lengthy concerts, engaging lectures and unexpected fireworks onstage on the first weekend of the Bard Music Festival.

Aug. 11 2014

Monday 8/11/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloist: Yefim Bronfman, piano Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, op. 15 Cheung: Lyra (World-Premiere, New York Philharmonic Commission) Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

Aug. 11 2014

8-11-14 Word On Wine Cloudy Bordeaux

1)2010 Chateau Tour HautCaussan. $26.  50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon.  Mary was fortunate enough to have guests bring this bottle which she enjoyed with Cassoulet.  All she said was Yummy!  Smooth and nice especially at the price point. 2)2012 Cloudy Bay New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.  This was a very trendy wine a few years […]

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