8:00 PM Antonio Caldara Flavia’s aria, La Castita al Cimento London 5151 COND Marc Minkowski ORCH Musicians of the Louvre SOLO Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano 2:58 C 1 5-5 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:02 PM Modest Moussorgsky Songs and Dances of Death WarnerClas 62050 COND Yuri Temirkanov ORCH Saint Petersburg Philharmonic SOLO Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone 20:13 C 1 1-4 […]
This week we are featuring a broadcast of the Ebene Quartet as part of the Candlelight Concert Society recorded at Smith Theatre Howard Community College. The concert was recorded on Saturday March 12, 2016. On the program two of the greatest string quartets ever written op. 131 in c sharp minor and op. 130 in […]
This week we are rerunning a show we aired on 12-3-16. Our panelists were Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra. The Gilels was special and the Say was very fine…Finally what can one say about great vintage HVK. PLAY DATE: Sat, 2/18/2017 5:00 PM […]
Charles T. Downey, Recording reviews: A limpid soprano’s chance to soar
Washington Post, February 3
A Verlaine Songbook, C. Sampson, J. Middleton
(released on November 18, 2016)
BIS-2233 | 80′
Carolyn Sampson is known for her radiant performances of baroque music, having recorded widely with the world’s leading early-music ensembles. The British soprano’s voice combines limpid clarity with
Among them, Javier Camarena’s high D flat in “I Puritani” and Peter Gelb’s candid reflection on the “Tosca” he brought to the Met Opera in 2009.
A copyright dispute limited Bulgarian National Radio to broadcasting music recorded before 1946. The audience doesn’t seem to mind.
Before there was ‘Fidelio,’ there was ‘Leonore,’ and two versions of it are coming to the District.
Music for Military Piano, an organ duet, and a concerto that is three pieces in one! Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 43787 Ludwig van Beethoven March in D, WoO 24 in D Monument 40503 SOLO Steven Beck, military piano 6:32 C 1 3-3 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:11 PM 47694 Samuel Wesley Duet for Organ […]
The period band Juilliard415 and students from Juilliard’s vocal arts program presented a lively “Agrippina” at Alice Tully Hall.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.