Sep. 14 2014

Downton Abbey: Who is Who and Who Wears What

There is the expression, “One must know who is who and what is what,” or that is to say know and mind your place in society. Clothing back in the day, certainly in the Downton Abbey days, expressed who you were and your station in society. Whether you were a Lord Grantham or a butler […]

Sep. 14 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 9-14-14

8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach — Cantata 56: Ich will den Kreutzstab Conductor: Greg Funfgeld Ensemble: The Bach Festival Orchestra The Bach Choir of Bethlehem Daniel Lichti, bass Dorian, 90127   8:21 AM Johannes Brahms — Nanie, Song of Lamentation Opus: 82 Conductor: Robert Shaw Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Telarc, 80176   […]

Sep. 13 2014

A Visceral Fusion of Film and Music

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For the second year, the New York Philharmonic eases back into a new season with “The Art of the Score: Film Week at the Philharmonic.”

Sep. 13 2014

Andris Nelsons Gets Ready to Lead the Boston Symphony

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On Sept. 27, Mr. Nelsons will make his first appearance in Boston as the orchestra’s music director, taking his place in a youth movement that has swept across American podiums.

Sep. 13 2014

09/27/14 – Peter Grimes – 1:00pm

San Francisco Opera OPERA: Peter Grimes (in English) COMPOSER: Benjamin Britten A special archive broadcast of the 1976 production of Peter Grimes, starring Jon Vickers on WFMT. Recorded Fall 1976, War Memorial Opera House. CAST: Hobson Paul Geiger Swallow Alexander Malta Peter Grimes Jon Vickers Mrs. Sedley Donna Petersen Ellen Orford Heather Harper A Fisherman John Del […]

Sep. 13 2014

9/13/14 – Vocalise Rundown

8:00 PM Stephen Foster                Beautiful Dreamer                       RCA/BMG    5853 COND Charles Gerhardt ORCH New Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Robert White, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Aaron Copland                 Old American Songs                      CBS/Sony   60899 SOLO William Warfield, baritone SOLO Aaron Copland,piano 25:54 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:29 PM Ludwig van Beethoven          Symphony No.9: 4th Mvt. “Ode to Joy”  London     417800 COND Sir Georg […]

Sep. 11 2014

Who Said ‘Massive’ and ‘Foreboding’ Can’t Be Enjoyable?

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The organist Paul Jacobs told a Juilliard audience that he holds the “difficult” composer Max Reger “near and dear to my heart.”

Sep. 11 2014

Thursday 09/11/14 The Cleveland Orchestra

11:00 PM Franz Welser-Möst, conductor BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8 R. Strauss, Der Bürger als Edelmann, suite Minuet and Entrance  

Sep. 10 2014

Wednesday 09/10/14 Los Angeles Philharmonic

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Gustavo Dudamel SOLOIST:  Hélène Grimaud, piano Mozart:   Serenata Notturna Ravel:    Piano Concerto in G Mozart:   Symphony No. 36, Linz

Sep. 09 2014

Tuesday 09/09/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Conductor: Jaap Van Zweden Shostakovich: Festive Overture Rouse: Heimdall’s Trumpet (Chris Martin, trumpet) Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C Minor, Op. 110a

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