May. 24 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 5-24-15

8:00 AM Sir Hubert Parry Songs of Farewell, complete             Cedille    9000036 COND Anne Heider ORCH His Majestie’s Clerkes ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:27 AM Alessandro Scarlatti Dixit Dominus                           DG/Archiv  4776737 COND Trevor Pinnock ORCH The English Concert SOLO English Concert Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:49 AM Samuel Barber Agnus Dei (choral – based on Adagio for strings)   Telarc     80503 COND […]

May. 23 2015

Manfred Honeck to Conduct New York Philharmonic

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The violinist Augustin Hadelich will perform Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 “Turkish” in the concert.

May. 23 2015

Handel and Haydn Society Celebrates 200 Years

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The Boston oratorio group’s performances began with an 1815 partial rendition of “The Creation” and included the American premiere of Verdi’s Requiem in 1878.

May. 23 2015

5-23-15 Music In Maryland Peabody Honors Ensembles

This week Music in Maryland features a February 28, 2015, concert by the Peabody Honors Ensembles recorded at Peabody Institute’s Goodwin Hall . Our first group the Trio Phoenix performed the Beethoven Piano Trio No.  5 in D major, Op. 70, No. 1 (“Ghost”).  Our performers were Alan Choo, violin; Tzu-Jou Yeh, cello; and Akkra […]

May. 23 2015

5-23-15 Face The Music Listings!

This week our panelists were Tuba Player Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Charles Ellis from the Prince George’s Philharmonic.  We liked the Chopin but adored both the Bruckner and the Wagner.  The Berlioz was a split! Here are the listings hope you enjoyed the show. […]

May. 23 2015

5/23/15 – Vocalise Rundown

8:00 PM Steven Sametz in time of                              Teldec     24570 ORCH Chanticleer ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:09 PM Leonard Bernstein Candide                                 DG/Archiv  463598 COND Leonard Bernstein ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO June Anderson, soprano SOLO Jerry Hadley, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:28 PM Aaron Copland Old American Songs                      Telarc     80117 COND Erich Kunzel ORCH Cincinnati Pops Orchestra SOLO Sherrill Milnes, baritone […]

May. 23 2015

Koh and Jokubaviciute

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Composer Kaija Saariaho
Violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute (listen to her recital at the Freer Gallery of Art in 2004, and read Jens’s review) may have played together before. The first time we heard them as a duo, in a concert last night at the Library of Congress, made it clear that, if they are not already, they should become regular collaborators. The revelation was made

May. 22 2015

Victor Salvi, Who Played Harps and Made Them Too, Dies at 95

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Mr. Salvi, a former New York Philharmonic member, founded a company that became the world’s foremost harp producer.

May. 22 2015

Victor Salvi, Who Played Harps and Made Them Too, Dies at 95

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Mr. Salvi, a former New York Philharmonic member, founded a company that became the world’s foremost harp producer.

May. 22 2015

Review: Susanna Malkki Makes an Immediate Impression

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The Finnish conductor’s debut at Avery Fisher Hall raises the question: How has it taken so long for the Philharmonic to invite her as a guest?

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