Oct. 10 2014

ENGINEER BOB’S RADIO GALLERY IS BACK!

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This radio is a GLF model F-770, circa 1948.  GLF stands for Grange League Federation, which was a farmer’s co-op in upstate New York.  In the late forties, the Grange League Federation founded six FM stations in upstate New York and formed the Rural Radio Network to serve farming communities.   They marketed these well-built 10 […]

Oct. 10 2014

Fall Fundraiser wrap up!

Thank you each and every one of you who pledged your support during our Fall Pledge Drive! Now that the dust has settled a bit, we can report some numbers: Fall Drive Goal: $126,500 Fall Drive made: $115,346 with a total of 962 pledges New members: 258 Online pledges: $5,760 (70 pledges) While we didn’t make the total Drive […]

Oct. 10 2014

A Music Festival for a Forlorn Town

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The Scottish composer James MacMillan brings top musicians back to his homeland for the Cumnock Tryst.

Oct. 09 2014

A musical hot spot in Roland Park

                        Douglas Buchanan is the new Director of Music Ministries at St. David’s in Roland Park, and  has big plans for the new music season, which starts this weekend. He came in to share his enthusiasm.                     […]

Oct. 09 2014

Thursday 10/09/14 The Cleveland Orchestra

11:00 PM Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Joela Jones, piano; Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot Luba Orgonášová, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano Herbert Lippert, tenor; Ruben Drole, baritone Cleveland Orchestra Chorus BEETHOVEN:  Mass in C major BEETHOVEN:  Grosse Fuge MESSIAEN :  “Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine” Debussy:    Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Oct. 09 2014

Well Past the Rubble, Orchestra Rebuilds

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The Belgrade Philharmonic hopes its first American tour, which ends with a concert at Carnegie Hall, will help raise funds for a new performance center.

Oct. 08 2014

Meanings and Morals Amid Mozart’s Allegory

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Julie Taymor tries to capture the essence of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” in her production at the Metropolitan Opera.

Oct. 08 2014

Ach, How Wondrous Strange, This Lovefest

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In Robert Wilson and Rufus Wainwright’s “Shakepeare’s Sonnets,” actors from the Berlin Ensemble caper about to musical accompaniment as the poetry is recited or sung in German.

Oct. 08 2014

An All-Consuming Passion

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The Berlin Philharmonic’s performance of “St. Matthew Passion” at the Park Avenue Armory, conducted by Simon Rattle, showed why Bach chose other ways besides opera to tell stories through music.

Oct. 08 2014

Should corporate sponsors butt out of opera?

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It seems a conflict of interest is keeping one of the most beloved works in the operatic repertoire off the stage at West Australia Opera, at least for the next couple of seasons. Before you click on the following link from Limelight, please note that I have my own biases in this case:  I’m a […]

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