Dec. 09 2014

Tuesday 12/09/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Lorin Maazel, conductor Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano Rigel: Symphony in C Minor Haydn: Piano Concerto in D major Kraus: Symphony in E Minor Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major Brahms: Serenade No. 2

Dec. 08 2014

Heroic Onstage and Off: ‘William Tell’ and Players

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The Italian opera company Teatro Regio Torino gives a concert performance of Rossini’s last opera, at Carnegie Hall.

Dec. 08 2014

Monday 12/08/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Stravinsky: The Fairy’s Kiss Stravinsky: Petrushka Tchaikovsky: Selections from The Nutcracker  

Dec. 07 2014

With an Expressive Flip, a Conservative Lineup Flares to Life

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Philadelphia Orchestra’s charismatic music director, offered a topsy-turvy program incorporating a Brahms symphony, a Haydn concerto and a Strauss suite.

Dec. 07 2014

Violin World Yowls at Challenge to Fabled Teacher

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Charges by a violinist with a rival teaching method that Shinichi Suzuki fabricated parts of his biography have jolted the music-lesson world.

Dec. 07 2014

Serendipity and Loss, Gracefully Merged

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The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, joined by the violinist Jennifer Koh, presented the New York premiere of Anna Clyne’s “Rest These Hands” at Carnegie Hall.

Dec. 07 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 12-07-14

8:00 AM Grant McLachlan — Come Colours Rise Conductor: Tom Hall Ensemble: Baltimore Choral Arts Society Gothic Rec, 49277   8:08 AM Johann Sebastian Bach — Magnificat Key: D Conductor: Richard Hickox Ensemble: Collegium Musicum 90 Emma Kirkby, soprano Tessa Bonner, soprano Michael Chance, countertenor John Mark Ainsley, tenor Stephen Varcoe, baritone Chandos, 518   […]

Dec. 06 2014

Recapturing the Radical on the Podium

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A vast new CD set of music conducted by Pierre Boulez is rare for its scrupulous attention to both classical and contemporary, and highlights just how radical his New York Philharmonic tenure was.

Dec. 06 2014

12/20/14 – Le Nozze di Figaro – 1PM

Metropolitan Opera Le Nozze di Figaro by Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 34 min. Richard Eyre’s season-opening new production of Mozart’s eternal masterpiece is set in an 18th-century manor house in Seville during the 1930s. Erwin Schrott in the title role leads a stellar cast that also includes Mariusz Kwiecien […]

Dec. 06 2014

12-6-14 Music In Maryland Potpourri!

This week we have a whole bunch of things going on.  We start the show with some performances by guitarist Grisha Gorychev who is performing tonight at the BMA.  The concert is at six and almost sold out!  Go for it! Next we had some recordings and live performances that were done at Peabody with […]

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