Apr. 26 2016

Tuesday 4/26/16 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Riccardo Muti conducts Bolero Chabrier: España Ginastera: Harp Concerto (Xavier de Maistre, harp) Charpentier: Impressions d’Italie Ravel: Bolero Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird

Apr. 25 2016

Ivy Bestsellers – April 25, 2016

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Anna Quindlen spends another week at the top of our bestseller list.

Apr. 25 2016

Review: Color and Contrasts From the New Juilliard Ensemble

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Five 21st-century compositions, including four premieres, were offered during the program at Alice Tully Hall.

Apr. 25 2016

Esa-Pekka Salonen Brings His Cool to New York’s Music Scene

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An adaptive Mr. Salonen remains coveted in the city’s classical circles, despite rejecting calls for him to pursue two high-profile directorships.

Apr. 25 2016

#morninglistening: Bach with Boys

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#morninglistening to #Bach Cantatas w/Thomaner Choir, @Gewandhaus, Biller on Rondeau.#cl… https://t.co/0M63YSxoHQ pic.twitter.com/D2ObvzPEUK— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) November 7, 2015

The best so far, by far, of the Thomaner in Bach on record.

Apr. 25 2016

Monday 04/25/16 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:                    Alan Gilbert SOLOIST:                              Emanuel Ax, piano   BRAHMS:                             Tragic Overture BRAHMS:                             Piano Concerto No. 2 BEETHOVEN:                      Symphony No. 7

Apr. 24 2016

Review: Ginastera and Fauré, With a Nod to Prince

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A Revolutionaries festival concert at Trinity Wall Street featured classical works but was dedicated to the rock star, who died last week.

Apr. 24 2016

The Nightmare… and Unrequited Love

As I was running the operations shift for Reed Hessler’s Sunday show, I grabbed the CD case for Raff’s Symphony No 5. “Lenore” and saw the terrifying cover art. I was mesmerized by this creepy horse and flipped through the liner notes to see who had painted this. “The Nightmare” by Henry Fuseli. What followed was me falling down (yet another) […]

Apr. 24 2016

Perchance to Stream: Bard of Avon Edition

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Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. After clicking to an audio or video stream, you may need to press the “Play” button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.
From the Church of Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon, a concert of Shakespeare-inspired works performed by Ex Cathedra and City

Apr. 24 2016

Music From Movies 4-24-16

7:00 PM Sergei Prokofiev              Romeo and Juliet: Montagues & Capulets (Telarc     80551 COND Yoel Levi ORCH Cleveland Orchestra 7:05 PM Richard Robbins               A Room With a View: Original Soundtrack Angel/EMI  28956 COND John Pritchard ORCH London Philharmonic Orchestra SOLO Dame Kiri Te Kanawa,soprano 7:44 PM Bernard Herrmann              Fahrenheit 451: Music from the Film     CBS/Sony   62700 […]

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