Archive for July 11th, 2019

Jul. 11 2019

The Nature of Genius

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs | 5 Comments

The word “genius” is bandied about a lot these days.  It seems that whenever someone dies, somebody calls that person a Genius.  This is especially true in the world of popular music, but is certainly not limited to it.  Whether it’s a rock musician who sets himself apart from his peers by his actions or […]

Jul. 11 2019

7-11-19 Word On Wine Eric Asimov and Robert Parker

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I discuss a New York Times article by Eric Asimov (Above Left) published on June 19, 2019 entitled ‘It’s Time to Rethink Wine Criticism’.   Using the occasion of Robert Parker’s (Above Right) retirement, Asimov discusses the role of the wine critic and how changing the way we write about wine might […]

Jul. 11 2019

Thursday 07/11/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM MOZART: Symphony No. 33 BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 VALI: Isfahan LISZT: Les Preludes WAGNER: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Manfred Honeck, conductor; Juho Pohjonen, piano

Jul. 11 2019

Playlist: Jul/11/19

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10:54 PM Jean Francaix — Divertimento for 2 Guitars Kazuhito Yamashita, guitarNaoko Yamashita, guitarRCA/BMG, 6777 10:37 PM Franz Liszt — Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Tunes Conductor: Karl Anton RickenbacherEnsemble: Budapest Symphony OrchestraLeslie Howard, pianoHyperion, 67404 10:32 PM Erkki Melartin — Pastorale for Orchestra Conductor: Ilpo MansnerusEnsemble: Finnish Radio Symphony OrchYLE, 9802 10:24 PM Camille Saint-Saens […]