Oct. 21 2014

Tuesday 10/21/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Sir Mark Elder and David Robertson, conductors Richard Goode, Emanuel Ax, Benjamin Hochman, Orli Shaham, and Orion Weiss, pianos Ives: Symphony No.2 Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos

Oct. 20 2014

For Strauss, Tough Love Was a Good Thing

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The American Symphony Orchestra performed “Marriage Actually,” a program of Strauss works inspired by conjugal life, on Wednesday at Carnegie Hall.

Oct. 20 2014

At Relative Ease, While Taking Command

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Joined by the pianist Yefim Bronfman, the Emerson String Quartet performed a program last Tuesday featuring works by Beethoven, Purcell, Britten and Schumann.

Oct. 20 2014

For John Adams, a Day of Music, Not Protests

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The composer John Adams conducted players from Yale and the Brentano String Quartet in a program that included his “Pure Jest,” inspired by Beethoven.

Oct. 20 2014

Monday 10/20/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM Conductors: Alan Gilbert Soloist: Carter Brey, cello Dvorak: Cello Concerto Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 J.S. Bach: Suite No. 1 for unaccompanied cello BWV 1007

Oct. 19 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 10-19-14

8:00 AM Franz Schubert — Mass No. 2 Key: G Conductor: Robert Shaw Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Dawn Upshaw, soprano David Gordon, tenor William Stone, baritone   8:24 AM Johann Sebastian Bach — Cantata: “Be Joyful, ye hearts” Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Kai Wessel, alto (countertenr) James Taylor, tenor Peter […]

Oct. 18 2014

Mozart and More

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When the Peoples’ Symphony Concerts began over a century ago, tickets cost just 5 cents each. Now they’re up to $14.

Oct. 18 2014

10/25/14 – Falstaff – 1pm

San Francisco Opera OPERA: Falstaff (in Italian) MUSIC BY GIUSEPPE VERDI Libretto by Arrigo Boito PRODUCTION NEW TO SAN FRANCISCO OPERA Bryn Terfel, the “definitive” Falstaff of our day (Chicago Tribune), returns to San Francisco Opera in one of his truly legendary roles. Based on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry IV, Verdi’s last opera […]

Oct. 18 2014

10/18/14 – Vocalise Rundown

8:00 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff- Vocalise  Op 34/14   RCA/BMG    70931 COND Leopold Stokowski ORCH American Symphony Orchestra SOLO Anna Moffo, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:07 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams- Songs of Travel   CBC(RCI)   1115 SOLO Gerald Finley, baritone SOLO Stephen Ralls, piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:31 PM Richard Strauss-  Six Songs   Chandos    9166 COND Neeme Jarvi ORCH Royal Scottish National […]

Oct. 17 2014

A Russian Guest Returns With Enigmatic Works

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Vladimir Jurowski led the London Philharmonic in works by Shostakovich and others at Carnegie Hall on Thursday.

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