Aug. 18 2014

In Met Opera Deal, Both Sides Give

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The tentative deal between the Metropolitan Opera and two of its unions includes significant concessions from management and workers.

Aug. 18 2014

Monday 8/18/14 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloist: Yefim Bronfman, piano Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, op. 19 Sean Shepherd: Songs (World-Premiere, New York Philharmonic Commission) Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37 Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

Aug. 17 2014

The Witches, the Furies and Mozart

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The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra played Gluck, Berlioz and, of course, Mozart at Avery Fisher Hall.

Aug. 17 2014

For a Festival, Change Comes, Invited or Not

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The happenings at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland include the ascendance of the Andris Nelsons.

Aug. 17 2014

In Uncertain Times, a Suitor’s Rose Is Still Silver

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Harry Kupfer’s “Der Rosenkavalier” at the Salzburg Festival updates the story to the cusp of Modernism.

Aug. 17 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 8-17-14

8:00 AM Sir Arthur Sullivan — Te Deum (1872) Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra London Choral Society Teresa Cahill, soprano Margaret Phillips, organ BBC, 203   8:35 AM George Frederich Handel — Anthem #7: My Song shall be alway: Psalm Ensemble: The Sixteen Chandos, 505   8:57 AM Eric Whitacre — Lux […]

Aug. 16 2014

A Smorgasbord of Rarefied Sounds

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A virtuoso percussionist and consummate showman, Steven Schick leads a solo recital on Wednesday at the Clark Studio Theater at Lincoln Center.

Aug. 16 2014

Educators in Their Virtuoso Years

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Doremi issues a three-CD set of live Leonard Shure performances, while Albany Records has a six-disc collection of Howard Karp in concert.

Aug. 16 2014

8-16-14 Face The Music Listings!

This week we all loved the Chopin with the Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili.  We all disliked the Schumann, mostly liked the Holst and split on the Mahler.  Go figure.  Panelists this week were Dave Donovan from Pratt Library, Ed Goldstein from the Baltimore Jazz Orchestra and Kati Harrison from WBJC.    Here are the listings, hope […]

Aug. 16 2014

08/23/14 – Thais – 1:00pm

Los Angeles Opera OPERA: Thaïs COMPOSER: Jules Massenet Libretto by: Louis Gallet CAST: Thaïs Nino Machaidze Athanaël Plácido Domingo Nicias Paul Groves Palemon Valentin Anikin Albine Milena Kitic Crobyle Hae Ji Chang Myrtale Cassandra Zoé Velasco Servant Kihun Yoon CONDUCTOR: James Conlon CHORUS: LA Opera Chorus CHORUS MASTER: Grant Gershon Approx. Length: 2 hours 15 […]

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