Apr. 08 2014

Tuesday 04/08/14 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Tughan Sokhiev conducts Tchaikovsky 4 Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia Khachaturian:  Flute Concerto (Mathieu Dufour, flute) Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36 Mussorgsky/orch. Shostakovich:  Songs and Dances of Death

Apr. 08 2014

Operatic Drama Swells in Labor Talks at the Met

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Contract talks between the Metropolitan Opera and its 16 unions are gearing up to a prickly start.

Apr. 08 2014

Heroic Figures From the Bible, Writ Large and Sparely

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The Manhattan School of Music’s Symphonic Chorus and Chamber Choir performed Stravinsky’s Mass and Honegger’s “King David” on Friday evening.

Apr. 08 2014

Crossing Borders With Allure

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In “Border Vanguards,” on Friday at Zankel Hall, the American Composers Orchestra featured works by Silvestre Revueltas, Marcos Balter and Gabriela Lena Frank.

Apr. 08 2014

Bach Is on the Spring Syllabus

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Juilliard415 returned to Alice Tully Hall to present Bach’s “St. John Passion.”

Apr. 07 2014

‘La Commedia,’ at National Gallery, opens Louis Andriessen festival

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Louis Andriessen’s acclaimed “La Commedia” makes a strong start to a week-long celebration of his work.

Apr. 07 2014

Monday 4/07/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM Alan Gilbert, conductor SOLOISTS: Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Erin Morley, soprano; Joshua Hopkins, baritone Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Korngold: Violin Concerto Nielsen: Symphony No. 3, Op. 27, Sinfonia Espansiva Nielsen: Symphony No. 2, Op. 16, The Four Temperaments

Apr. 07 2014

4-7-14 Word On Wine Italy Northwest to Southeast!

This week Mary and I cover the map of Italy.  Mary is down south and I’m up north! 1)2011 Terre Di Giumara Nero D’Avola.  $15.  A great rustic wine from the south of Italy.  Good fruit which went well with the fabulous pasta at Frank’s Pizza and Pasta on Bel Air Road.  Go Armondo! 2)2012 […]

Apr. 06 2014

04/06/14 – Toccata Rundown

6:00 PM Carl Maria von Weber: Piano Sonata No. 1 in C Op 24 J   138: Arabesque  6584 Garrick Ohlsson, piano                                                                   6:28 PM            Ralph Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto in C: Chandos    8941 COND Bryden Thomson                 ORCH London Symphony Orchestra      Howard Shelley, piano                                     Related posts: 04/28/13 – Toccata […]

Apr. 06 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 4-06-14

8:00 AM George Frederich Handel — Eternal source of light Conductor: Robert King Ensemble: King’s Consort Oxford New College Choir Hyperion, 66315 8:28 AM Carl Nielsen — Springtime in Funen Opus: 42 Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Ensemble: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchest Asa Baverstam,soprano Kjell Magnus Sandve, tenor Per Hoyer,baritone Swedish Radio Choir CBS/Sony, 53276 8:47 AM […]

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