The Verbier Festival in Switzerland continued with a tribute and performances of Mozart and Beethoven pieces.
Bard College’s SummerScape hosted the American debut of this opera, which featured the American Symphony Orchestra.
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Bramwell Tovey Soloists: Joseph Alessi, trombone; U.S. Coast Guard Band; Capt. Kenneth W. Megan, Director COPLAND: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo TOVEY:T he Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret for Trombone and Orchestra SOUSA: The Glory of the Yankee Navy HESKETH: Masque BERNSTEIN/arr. GRUNDMAN: Candide Suite VARIOUS/arr. Daniel Sandidge and Sean Nelson: Armed Forces Medley […]
This week Mary and I review 2 wines from the House of Mandela winery in South Africa. The winery was set up by Nelson Mandela’s daughter and grand daughter to honor their father and grandfather. All wines from the winery are fair trade. We reviewed two blends from the Deep River collection. Both cost $11. […]
Scott Hendricks, Marjorie Owens, and Michelle DeYoung in Aida, Wolf Trap Opera, 2015 (photo by Kim Witman)
You give birth to children, and you raise them with such care, keeping them safe and guarding their every step, until they grow up and become their own people. And after all that, can they even be bothered to call or visit once in a while? One can imagine the maternal guilt trip that Wolf
11:00 PM Franz Welser-Möst, conductor BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” RAVEL: Alborado del gracioso RAVEL: Valse nobles et sentimentales RAVEL: La Valse
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François-Frédéric Guy plays all of the Beethoven piano concertos, while also conducting the Sinfonia Varsovia, recorded at the
8:00 AM Charles Gounod St. Cecilia Mass Angel/EMI 47094 COND Georges Pretre ORCH Radio France Philharmonic Orch SOLO and Chorus SOLO Barbara Hendricks, soprano SOLO Laurence Dale, tenor SOLO Jean-Philippe LaFont, baritone ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:47 AM Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne in d BWV ECM 461895 ORCH Hilliard Ensemble (vocal) SOLO Christoph Poppen, […]
This festival and a concert by the Knights both include Don Quixote pieces in their programs.
Earlier this week Leon Fleisher celebrated his 87th birthday on July 23. I thought that this would be a good occasion to pay tribute to one of the most important musicians both at Peabody and in the Mid Atlantic Region. I tried to pick repertoire from his earliest George Szell collaborations to his most recent […]