Hope you will enjoy this morning’s all a cappella Choral Hour! 8:00 AM Giovanni Palestrina — Five Motets Conductor: Stephen Darlington Christ Church Cathedral Choir Nimbus, 5100 8:23 AM Sir Hubert Parry — Songs of Farewell, complete Conductor: Anne Heider Ensemble: His Majestie’s Clerkes Cedille, 9000036 8:51 AM Maurice Durufle — Four motets […]
The Aix-en-Provence Festival has a reputation as an incubator of innovative opera, and this year’s version is no exception.
This week Music in Maryland features the Post Classical Ensemble’s latest CD Dvorak and America. This is a unique blend of music and poetry combining Longfellow’s Hiawatha and Dvorak’s New World Symphony and other pieces. The resulting ‘melodrama’ is most intriguing. If that weren’t enough we added some other selections from the CD and also […]
Los Angeles Opera OPERA: Carmen COMPOSER: Georges Bizet Libretto by: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy Approx. Length: 2 hours 45 minutes CAST: Carmen Patricia Bardon Don José Brandon Jovanovich Micaëla Pretty Yende Escamillo Ildebrando D’Arcangelo Zuniga Valentin Anikin Moralès Daniel Armstrong Frasquita Hae Ji Chang Mercédès Cassandra Zoé Velasco El Remendado Keith Jameson El Dancaïre […]
This week it’s an oldie but a goodie! Eva Mengelkoch and her husband John Gingerich are with us as well as Jim Weiss. Eva is on faculty at Hopkins, John is a freelance musicologist and Jim Weiss comes to us from Johns Hopkins Hospital. We had a great time and you will too! Here are […]
8:00 PM Ruggero Leoncavallo Pagliacci: “Vesti la giubba” CBS/Sony 90999 COND Nello Santi ORCH Metropolitan Opera Orchestra SOLO Franco Corelli, tenor 8:03 PM Hamilton Harty Ode to a Nightingale Chandos 8387 COND Bryden Thomson ORCH Ulster Orchestra SOLO Heather Harper, soprano 8:26 PM Franz Schubert Evensong (set of songs for male chorus) Telarc 80340 COND […]
David Zinman, the American music director of the orchestra in Zurich, is leaving the post after 19 years.
Play Report PLAY DATE: Fri, 07/18/2014 8:00 PM 5067 Jean-Marie Leclair Violin Concerto No. 6 in A Op 7 Atma 22143 ORCH L’Ensemble Arion SOLO Monica Huggett, violin Monica HUG it 21:20 C 1 4-6 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:25 PM 2382 Jean Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela Op 22/3 Virgin 62135 COND Paavo Jarvi ORCH Royal Stockholm […]
Tech writer David Pogue is going onstage with Google Glass to give the opera audience a new perspective.
Washington’s military bands offer functional music but have the same challenges as civilian counterparts.