Donald P. Gregg, a former United States ambassador to South Korea, recall the conductor’s visit to North Korea.
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Lorin Maazel SOLOIST: Yefim Bronfman BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2
Mary has been working hard on our behalf tasting Rosé this Summer. We are grateful! 1)2013 Mas De La Damme Rosé du Mas. $13. This was a nice blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mouvedre. Bone Dry and lovely. 2)2013 Penya Rosé. $11. Despite the New World Bottle this too was solid and enjoyable. […]
The soprano Angela Meade dispatched the dizzying difficulties of Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia” with aplomb at the Caramoor Festival.
The Latvian maestro Andris Nelsons made his first Tanglewood appearances since being named to succeed James Levine as the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s music director.
The Bolshoi Opera’s concert version of “The Tsar’s Bride” at the Lincoln Center Festival shows this venerable company in its home repertory.
The conductor who was a child prodigy went on to a brilliant career and founded a notable N. Va. festival.
Mr. Maazel, who directed the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Vienna State Opera among others, was known for his incisive, sometimes extreme, interpretations.
APPRECIATION | Musical titan ruled at the podium with a cool, penetrating technical brilliance.
8:00 AM Antonio Vivaldi — Gloria Key: D Conductor: Robert Shaw Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Dawn Upshaw, soprano Penelope Jensen, soprano Marietta Simpson, mezzo-sopran Telarc, 80194 8:30 AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Requiem: selections Conductor: Christian Thielemann Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus And various soloists DG/Archiv, 4775797 […]