Jun. 24 2015

Wednesday 6/24/15 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

11:00 PM Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas Mahler: Symphony No.9 Debussy: La Mer

Jun. 23 2015

Tuesday 6/23/15 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Honeck Conducts Beethoven 7            Haydn:                         Symphony No. 93 Strauss:                        Don Juan Beethoven:                  Symphony No. 7 Haydn:                         Symphony No. 100 (Military) (Nicholas McGegan, conductor)  

Jun. 23 2015

Reading Booths in Rueil-Malmaison

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When was the last time you used a pay phone? In the era of the cell phone, one is far less likely to see a coin-operated pay phone, either at the back of a bar or in a booth on the corner. The mayor’s office in Rueil-Malmaison has come up with an intriguing plan to re-purpose the phone booths in that small town in the Ile de France: turn them into mini-warehouses for its “Livres en Liberté”

Jun. 22 2015

Berlin Philharmonic Selects Kirill Petrenko to Succeed Simon Rattle

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The orchestra has given its approval to a leader with high standards who keeps a low profile for someone in his position.

Jun. 22 2015

Monday 6/22/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOISTS: Lisa Batiashvili, violin Francoix Leleux, oboe BACH: Concerto for violin and oboe ESCAICH: Violin and Oboe Concerto SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10

Jun. 22 2015

On Forbes: Kirill Petrenko New Chief Conductor Of The Berliner Philharmonic

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Kirill Petrenko New Chief Conductor Of The Berliner PhilharmonicRadio Berlin-Brandenburg reports that the Berlin Philharmonic has elected Kirill Petrenko as their new music director and successor to Simon Rattle. An inquiry by that station was neither confirmed nor denied, but there will be a press conference later today. (The press conference will be transmitted live via Digital Concert Hall.)

Jun. 21 2015

Gunther Schuller, Composer Who Synthesized Classical and Jazz, Dies at 89

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Mr. Schuller, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his orchestral work in 1994, coined the term Third Stream to describe music that drew on the forms and resources of both classical and jazz.

Jun. 21 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 6-21-15

8:00 AM John Rutter                   Mass of the Children                    Collegium  129 COND John Rutter ORCH City of London Sinfonia SOLO Cambridge Singers             Cambridge  Singers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:38 AM Henry Purcell                 Ode on St. Cecilia’s Day (1692)  Z   328Naxos      553444 COND Robert Glenton ORCH Orchestra of the Golden Age SOLO and Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:57 AM Morten Lauridsen              So […]

Jun. 21 2015

Perchance to Stream: Golden Anniversary Edition

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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.
Australian conductor Simone Young bids farewell to Hamburg, where for ten years she has served as music director of the opera and

Jun. 20 2015

The Boston Early Music Festival Celebrates Charpentier

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The festival’s rich opera program recorded two works by the composer, and the CD won a Grammy Award.

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