“Mozart in the Jungle” is a sexed-up, druggy, daffy and fictional look inside a major symphony, but most surprising is how true its depiction of the classical music industry rings.
8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 29: Wir danken Gott BWV 29 Teldec 835034 COND Nikolaus Harnoncourt ORCH Concentus musicus Wien SOLO Vienna Choir Boys ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:25 AM Niels Wilhelm Gade Three Sacred Choruses Chandos 9767 COND Jesper Grove Jorgensen ORCH Danish National Radio Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:40 AM Randall Thompson The Peaceable Kingdom Sonora […]
This winter the dazzling young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov has been almost in residence in New York.
Joel Sachs, a professor at Juilliard, has been readying a weeklong survey of the post-1945 Japanese repertory for the school’s annual Focus! festival.
It’s our first new show of the season and it’s a corker! Our panel…Dave Donovan from Pratt Library, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and Bassonist Bryan Young from the Poulenc Trio. We liked everything…Don’t tell anyone! Here are the listings…all worth buying! Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/17/2015 5:00 PM 39560 Joseph Haydn […]
8:00 PM Gustav Mahler Songs of a Wayfarer DG/Archiv 415191 COND Rafael Kubelik ORCH Bavarian Radio Symphony SOLO Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:16 PM Gerald Finzi Dies natalis cantata for voice & strings Conifer 51285 COND Vernon Handley ORCH Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra SOLO Rebecca Evans,soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:42 PM 7628 Johannes Brahms Nanie, Song of Lamentation […]
This week Music in Maryland features a concert with the Dover String Quartet recorded as part of the Candlelight Concert Society in Columbia Maryland. The concert was recorded in Smith Theatre, Howard Community College October 5, 2013. On the program…Haydn’s op. 76 # 4, ‘Sunrise’. The World Premiere of Eric Sessler’s String Quartet. Shostakovich: String […]
The Orchestra of St. Luke’s program at Carnegie Hall included Dvorak’s difficult Piano Concerto in G minor.
The New York Philharmonic, led by Alan Gilbert, performed Verdi’s powerful Requiem with the New York Choral Artists and a quartet of soloists.
A lot is riding on the success of the hotly debated Philharmonie, which opened with the Orchestre de Paris performing a challenging program.