Nov. 30 2016

Wednesday 11-30-16 Los Angeles Philharmonic

11:00 PM Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel Arvo Part: Miserere Mozart: Requiem Fill: Avro Part Seven Magnificat Antiphons. De Progundis Theater of Voices Paul Hillier, conductor Harmonia mundi 907182 Choir: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir & Latvian Radio Choir Lucy Crowe, soprano; Roxana Constantinescu, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor; Frederick Ballentine, tenor; Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone

Nov. 30 2016

The sound and movement of water in music

          French pianist, Hélène Grimaud, returns to the Shriver Hall Concert Series with her Water program. Here is the Executive Director of Shriver Concerts, Catherine Cochran, with more.  

Nov. 29 2016

Russell Oberlin, Renowned Countertenor, Is Dead at 88

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Lauded for his sensitive phrasing, crystalline diction and vibrato-rich tone, Mr. Oberlin helped spur the modern renaissance of the countertenor.

Nov. 29 2016

In Accepting the Grawemeyer Award, a Call for Diversity in Concert Halls

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Andrew Norman, winner of the prize, said he is concerned with “how to get what happens in the concert hall to reflect the diverse society that we are.”

Nov. 29 2016

Second-Ever Concert of Stravinsky’s Lost ‘Funeral Song’ to Stream Free

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The 12-minute orchestral work Stravinsky wrote at 26 was rediscovered in 2015. It will be performed in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Nov. 29 2016

Tuesday 11/29/16 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Mozart: Adagio in B Minor, K. 540 (Mitsuko Uchida, solo piano [no orchestra]) Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 (Uchida, piano and conductor) Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 (Trout) (Robert Chen, violin; Charles Pikler, viola; John Sharp, cello; Alexander Hanna; Bass; Mitsuko Uchida,piano) Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik Williams: Excerpt from Lincoln […]

Nov. 29 2016

#morninglistening: Advent Edition – Missa Super Oeniades Nymphae

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#morninglistening to #Regnart (c1540-1599) w/Cinquecento on #hyperion.#classical #classi… https://t.co/v1jAzzk56U pic.twitter.com/OiyyzjAeeM— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) December 8, 2015

Regnart, Missa Super Oeniades Nymphae, Motets, Sacred Choral Music

Nov. 28 2016

Mark Taimanov, World-Class Chess and Piano Player, Dies at 90

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Mr. Taimanov was a classical pianist and former Soviet chess champion whose lopsided loss to Bobby Fischer in 1971 cost him his government salary.

Nov. 28 2016

Monday 11/28/16 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloist: Alan Opie, baritone; Melissa Parks, mezzo-soprano; Keith Jameson, tenor; Wilbur Pauley, bass; Joshua Bloom, baritone; Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano; Marie Lenormand, mezzo-soprano; Serena Benedetti, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Emalie Savoy, soprano; Devon Guthrie, soprano; Lacey Benter, mezzo-soprano; New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director; Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus Janacek The […]

Nov. 28 2016

11-28-16 Word On WIne Savoie Fare! :)

Savoie Fare!  Get it!  Vin de Savoie!!!  Hilarious!  I’m here all week ladies and gentlemen!  Try the veal and don’t forget to tip your waitress.  We have two super nice light red wines.  Most wine from the Savoie (which is the alpine region of France near Switzerland) is white but this is a nice light […]

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