Archive for May 17th, 2019

May. 17 2019

06/22/19 – The Queen of Spades (Royal Opera) – 1pm

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The Royal Opera House’s Queen of Spades Title: Queen of Spades The penniless soldier Gherman has fallen in love with Liza, even though she is engaged to his friend Yeletsky. Gherman learns that Liza’s grandmother the Countess knows a winning three-card formula. Gherman determines to wrest the secret from the Countess, gain a fortune through […]

May. 17 2019

06/15/19 – Simon Boccanegra (Royal Opera) – 1pm

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The Royal Opera House’s Simon Boccanegra Title: Simon Boccanegra Verdi’s tragedy about the ill-fated Doge of Genoa Simon Boccanegra returns in Elijah Moshinsky’s handsome Renaissance production. Hosts: Martin Handley, Lisa Flynn Broadcast Producer: BBC WFMT Series Producer: Daniel Goldberg Conductor: Henrik Nánási Cast (in order of vocal appearance): Paolo Albani – Mark Rucker Pietro – […]

May. 17 2019

06/08/19 – Siegfried (Royal Opera) – 1pm

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The Royal Opera House’s Siegfried Title: Siegfried The third opera in Richard Wagner’s epic cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen revels in its depiction of heroism even as it sets up the cycle’s dramatic conclusion. Hosts: Tom Service, Lisa Flynn Broadcast Producer: BBC WFMT Series Producer: Daniel Goldberg Conductor: Antonio Pappano Cast (in order of vocal […]

May. 17 2019

06/01/19 – Die Walküre (Royal Opera) – 1pm

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The Royal Opera House’s Die Walküre Title: Die Walküre Hosts: Tom Service, Lisa Flynn Broadcast Producer: BBC WFMT Series Producer: Daniel Goldberg Conductor: Antonio Pappano Cast (in order of vocal appearance): Siegmund – Stuart Skelton Sieglinde – Emily Magee Hunding–Ain Anger Wotan – John Lundgren Brunnhilde – Nina Stemme Fricka – Sarah Connolly Gerhilde – […]

May. 17 2019

Toccata listings 5/19/19

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | No Comments

On tonight’s program, music by Bohemian composer Jan Vaclav Vorisek played on a “Military Piano,” and a piano concerto by Castelnuovo-Tedesco performed by the same artists that gave the work its US premier.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!   6:00 PM 33105 Jan Vaclav Vorisek Impromptus Op 7 Natl Music 1 SOLO Susan Skyrm, Piano […]

May. 17 2019

Peter Oundjian Illuminates Shostakovich!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

This Saturday and Sunday, conductor Peter Oundjian will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, “The Year 1905,” and BSO Concertmaster Jonathan Carney will perform the iconic Violin Concerto by Brahms. Recently Peter Oundjian joined me to illuminate one of Shostakovich’s most powerful and compelling symphonies. https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/events/2018-2019-events/brahms-violin-concerto/

May. 17 2019

Playlist: May/17/19

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11:57 PM Haflidi Hallgrimsson — Herma Opus: 17 Conductor: John Storgards Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Truls Mork, cello Ondine, 1133   11:30 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — The Execution of Stepan Razin Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy Ensemble: Helsinki Philharmonic Shenyang, bass-baritone Latvian State Choir Ondine, 1225   11:09 PM Amanda Roentgen-Maier — Violin Sonata Key: b Gregory […]

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