Aug. 15 2016

Monday 08/15/16 New York Philharmonic This Week

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Jaap van Zweden, conductor SOLOISTS: Sheryl Staples, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola MOZART: Sinfonia concertante, K.364/320d SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 8

Aug. 15 2016

Ivy Bestsellers – August 15, 2016

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The Underground Railroad is our new top seller.

Aug. 15 2016

“How did you end up here?”

          Even if you’ve lived in Baltimore all you life, chances are your ancestors came from a different part of America –  if not the world. Geographers research this phenomenon as the discipline of Transnationalism, and Alan Marcus, a professor at Towson at University, has edited a book called Transnational Geographers […]

Aug. 14 2016

Review: ‘The public domain’ Beats the Heat and Humidity

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This Mostly Mozart premiere at Lincoln Center featured 1,000 singers and succeeded as a feel-good communal event.

Aug. 14 2016

09/17/16 – Magic Flute – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera The Magic Flute Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder Sung in English In a fantastical world of ferocious dragons and enchanted musical instruments, a noble prince sets out to rescue a beautiful princess and ensure the triumph of truth and justice. Mozart’s final operatic masterpiece returns in a sublime multimedia […]

Aug. 14 2016

09/10/16 – Die Meistersinger – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Music and Libretto by Richard Wagner Sung in German In his comic masterpiece, Wagner set aside gods and goddesses to tell a touchingly human story about the power of art. When an impetuous young singer arrives in a proud German city determined to dazzle the townsfolk and win the […]

Aug. 14 2016

09/03/16 – Lucia di Lammermoor – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera Lucia di Lammermoor Music by Gaetano Donizetti Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano Sung in Italian front page photo credit: Cory Weaver Pressured to marry the wrong man, a young woman suffers an emotional breakdown, culminating in the most astonishing mad scene in all of opera. Witness the arresting vocal and dramatic power of Nadine […]

Aug. 14 2016

Music From Movies 8-14-16

Some great film scores have been composed by Italian composers.  Hope you enjoy tonight’s all Italian Music from Movies! 7:00 PM Pietro Mascagni               Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo        DG/Archiv  439514 COND Neeme Jarvi ORCH Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:04 PM Ennio Morricone               The Mission: Suite from the Film        Silva      1057 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City of Prague […]

Aug. 14 2016

Choral Hour 8-14-16

8:00 AM Giovanni Palestrina           Missa L’Homme Arme                      Naxos      553314 COND Sergio Vartolo ORCH Soloists of Capella Musicale.. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:25 AM Antonin Dvorak                Moravian Duets  Op 32                   Chandos    9257 COND Josef Pancik ORCH Prague Chamber Choir SOLO Marian Lapsansky, piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:56 AM Ludwig van Beethoven          Mount of Olives: Hallelujah  Op 85      Telarc     80119 COND Robert […]

Aug. 14 2016

Perchance to Stream: Assumpta est Maria Edition

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Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. After clicking to an audio or video stream, you may need to press the “Play” button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.
From the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 2016, listen to Beethoven cello sonatas performed by Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander

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