11:00 PM Franz Welser-Möst, conductor BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” RAVEL: Alborado del gracioso RAVEL: Valse nobles et sentimentales RAVEL: La Valse
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.
François-Frédéric Guy plays all of the Beethoven piano concertos, while also conducting the Sinfonia Varsovia, recorded at the
8:00 AM Charles Gounod St. Cecilia Mass Angel/EMI 47094 COND Georges Pretre ORCH Radio France Philharmonic Orch SOLO and Chorus SOLO Barbara Hendricks, soprano SOLO Laurence Dale, tenor SOLO Jean-Philippe LaFont, baritone ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:47 AM Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne in d BWV ECM 461895 ORCH Hilliard Ensemble (vocal) SOLO Christoph Poppen, […]
This festival and a concert by the Knights both include Don Quixote pieces in their programs.
Earlier this week Leon Fleisher celebrated his 87th birthday on July 23. I thought that this would be a good occasion to pay tribute to one of the most important musicians both at Peabody and in the Mid Atlantic Region. I tried to pick repertoire from his earliest George Szell collaborations to his most recent […]
This week our panel was Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Ed Goldstein tuba player from the Annapolis Symphony and Jed Gaylin from the Hopkins Symphony and Bay Atlantic Orchestra. We had lots of disagreement and good discussion. Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/25/2015 5:00 PM 129 Wolfgang […]
8:00 PM Vocalise presents A woman’s love and life in songs and arias! Johann Strauss II Wine, Women & Song Op 333 M Polo/HK 223250 COND Johannes Wildner ORCH Slovak Radio SO, Bratislava SOLO Vienna Men’s Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:10 PM Giuseppe Verdi Aida: “Celeste Aida” CBS/Sony 92042 COND Pier Giorgio Morandi ORCH Parma Opera Orchestra […]
J.Brahms, 4 Ballades, 8 Pieces for Piano, Paganini Variations,
Alessio Bax has a way of taking big, growling, potentially overwrought romantic piano animals—lately Rachmaninoff, now Brahms—and making them purr like kittens. The brooding depth of Brahms’ Four Ballades is transformed into steady calm, especially the serene murmur of the Fourth is sensitive,
Vivaldi, Le Quattro Stagioni, Concerto Italiano, R. Alessandrini (2003)Charles T. Downey, BSO skillfully illuminates familiar terrain of Vivaldi, Handel and Bach (Washington Post, July 25)
When ensembles perform chestnuts like Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” it is easy to fall into a routine. In the latest performance of this perennial favorite, heard at Strathmore on Thursday night, members of the
7:00 PM Mozart at the Movies! So much and so little time! Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Marriage of Figaro:Recitative+Sull’Aria DG/Archiv 9876 COND Nikolaus Harnoncourt ORCH Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra SOLO Anna Netrebko, soprano SOLO Dorothea Roschmann,soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:03 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute & Harp Concerto in C K 299 Analekta 9990 COND Bernard Labadie ORCH Les […]