Jun. 19 2016

Music From Movies 6-19-16

  7:00 PM Henry Mancini The Pink Panther: Theme Telarc     80183 COND Erich Kunzel ORCH Cincinnati Pops Orchestra 7:02 PM Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No.  1 in F Op 18 No. 1 Philips    4758252 ORCH Quartetto Italiano 7:31 PM John Barry Dances With Wolves: Suite from the Film Epic       66401 COND John Barry ORCH […]

Jun. 19 2016

A Grand Rendition of Beethoven. It Takes Up a Million Square Feet, In Fact.

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An artist cut an image of the composer into the grass of a field in upstate New York, and musicians are going to use the field as a stage to perform several of his works.

Jun. 19 2016

Perchance to Stream: Crooked Lake 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.
Christian Thielemann leads the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden in Beethoven’s third piano concerto, with Yefim Bronfman as

Jun. 19 2016

Choral Hour 6-19-16

8:00 AM Thomas Tallis                 Spem in Alium Hope in all things        CBS/Sony   66261 COND Paul van Nevel ORCH Huelgas Ensemble ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:11 AM            4836 Joseph Haydn                  Mass in Time of War in C “Paukenmesse”  CBS/Sony   68255 COND Bruno Weil ORCH Tafelmusik SOLO Ann Monoyios, soprano SOLO Monika Groop, mezzo-soprano SOLO Jorg Hering, tenor SOLO Harry […]

Jun. 18 2016

6-18-16 Face The Music Listings!

This week our panel was Tuba Player Ed Goldstein, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  We loved the Ravel with Marvelous Martha and the Schumann with Jan Lisiecki.  The Adler was interesting and worth hearing more of and what can you say about Gil Shaham that […]

Jun. 18 2016

Book of the Day: There Is a Tribe of Kids, by Lane Smith

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Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today’s Book of the Day is Lane Smith’s There Is a Tribe of Kids.

Jun. 18 2016

Vocalise – 06/18/16

A handful of June Birthday composers will be on tonight’s Vocalise! 8:00 PM Edvard Grieg                  Peer Gynt: Solveig’s Song  Op 23 No.19  Angel/EMI  47003 COND Sir Neville Marriner ORCH Academy of St Martin in Fields SOLO Lucia Popp, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Carl Nielsen                  Hymnus amoris (Cantata)                 London     452486 COND Ulf Schirmer ORCH Danish National […]

Jun. 18 2016

CD Review: Gergiev’s Scriabin

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Scriabin, Symphonies 1/2, E. Sergeeva, A. Timchenko, London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, V. Gergiev
(released on May 13, 2016)
LSO Live 0770 | 91’09”

[Vol. 1]
Charles T. Downey, CD Reviews: Scriabin, Symphonies 1 and 2, cond. Valery Gergiev (Washington Post, June 18)
Scriabin’s symphonies don’t get much play time these days. A 2014 performance of the fourth symphony (“Le Poème de l’extase”

Jun. 17 2016

6-18-16 Music In Maryland – Maestro Leon Fleisher.

This week Music in Maryland features Leon Fleisher as conductor of the Peabody Symphony.  The concert was recorded on April 30, 2016 at the Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall at Peabody.  On the program Mozart’s Symphony No.  41, ‘Jupiter’ and Rakhmaninov’s Second Symphony.  To fill I used two of Leon Fleisher’s Bach recordings from the […]

Jun. 17 2016

Review: The New York Philharmonic Pays Tribute to Orlando

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Some 50,000 people were in Central Park on Wednesday for a concert dedicated to the memory of the victims of the shooting. The orchestra also played there on Thursday.

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