Mar. 12 2017

Music From Movies 3-12-17

7:00 PM Richard Addinsell             Goodbye, Mr. Chips: Main Theme          M Polo/HK  8223732 COND Kenneth Alwyn ORCH BBC Concert Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:05 PM Gustav Mahler                 Symphony No.  6 in a “Tragic”           SanFranSym 1 COND Michael Tilson Thomas         Micheal  Tilson  Thomas ORCH San Francisco Symphony ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:31 PM Richard Addinsell             Warsaw Concerto                         London     414348 COND Moshe Atzmon […]

Mar. 12 2017

04/22/17 – Eugene Onegin – 1pm

Metropolitan Opera Eugene Onegin Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Libretto by Konstantin Shilovsky sung in Russian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 38 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera    Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko as Tatiana and Mariusz […]

Mar. 12 2017

04/15/17 – Aida – 1pm

Metropolitan Opera Aida Composed by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 45 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera The Met’s monumental staging is a dazzling backdrop for the star-crossed love story set amid the clash of ancient empires. Three commanding sopranos—Liudmyla Monastyrska, Latonia Moore, and Krassimira […]

Mar. 12 2017

04/08/17 – Tristan und Isolde – 1pm

Metropolitan Opera Tristan und Isolde Composed by Richard Wagner Libretto by the composer sung in German ESTIMATED RUN TIME 4 HRS 47 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Treliński (the director responsible for the 2014–15 season’s double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s […]

Mar. 12 2017

04-01-17 – Fidelio – 1pm

Metropolitan Opera Fidelio Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven Libretto by Joseph Sonnleithner sung in German ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 33 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Beethoven’s only opera—an ode to freedom, justice, and the human spirit—returns to the Met with a fine cast. Adrianne Pieczonka is Leonore, who, disguised as Fidelio, courageously […]

Mar. 12 2017

03/25/17 – Idomeneo – 1pm

Metropolitan Opera Idomeneo Composed by  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Giambattista Varesco sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 58 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera “Here is the Met at its best. … [James] Levine conducts, drawing a refined and affecting performance from the great Met orchestra and chorus and an impressive cast” (New […]

Mar. 12 2017

REsound Beethoven & Schubert/Liszt and Lisa Larsson’s “Ah Perfido” Revelation

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It’s the mantra of the Vienna Academy Orchestra’s REsound Project that for an approximation of an original sound and originalesque experience, not just instruments and bows and strings need to be authentic or historical, but that the rooms and their acoustic influence the performance as much, if not more. As such, each of the REsound concerts of the VAO are tests of that theory and are, in their

Mar. 12 2017

Choral Hour 3-12-17

8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach         Cantata No. 131: Aus der Tiefen rufe ich  Saint Davids 16 COND Douglas Buchanan ORCH Saint David’s Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:28 AM John Rutter                   The Falcon                              Collegium  114 COND John Rutter ORCH City of London Sinfonia SOLO John Scott, organ SOLO Cambridge Singers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:54 AM Nicolas Gombert               Magnificat secundi toni                 […]

Mar. 11 2017

3-11-17 Music In Maryland Skoraczewski and Sheppard

This week we are presenting recordings featuring Darius Skoraczewski, principal cellist of the BSO and most excellent pianist Michael Sheppard.  We are featuring recordings that they have done together and also some with violinist Igor Yusefovich as the Monument Piano Trio.  The reason for playing these recordings is that Darius and Michael are playing at […]

Mar. 11 2017

3-11-17 Face The Music Listings

This week our panel was made up of Nicholas Creary from Bowie State University, Blair Skinner from the Prince George’s Philharmonic and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  We liked everything except the Danzi…liked the player not so much the piece.  Daniel Barenboim’s new piano is a winner! PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/11/2017 […]

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