Archive for February 1st, 2020

Feb. 01 2020

Vocalise 2/01/20

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8:00 PM Antonio Vivaldi La Silvia: ‘Quell’augellin che canta’ London 4834475 COND Jean-Christophe Spinosi ORCH Ensemble Matheus SOLO Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Hector Berlioz Les Nuits d’Ete (Summer Nights) Op 7 Naive 5266 COND Marc Minkowski ORCH Musicians of the Louvre SOLO Anne Sofie von Otter, alto ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:32 PM Franz Schubert Of […]

Feb. 01 2020

2-1-20 Music in Maryland…whats happening tonight!

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Tonight Irina Kulikova is playing for the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society  BCGS.org Concert is at UMBC!  Worth going to!  BSO is doing Dvorak 7 and Saint Saens Cello Concerto 1.  Also worth going to! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:00 PM 47591 Sergei Rudnev The Old Lime Tree Naxos 573308 SOLO Irina Kulikova, guitar 7:34 C 1 4-4 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

Feb. 01 2020

2-1-20 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panel was FTM panelist emeritus Dave Donovan, Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide and tuba player Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble.  Other than the Bach we liked everything a lot! 5:00 PM 835 Frederic Chopin Ballade No. 1 in g Op 23 Analekta 9145 SOLO Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano 9:51 […]

Feb. 01 2020

03/28/20- Werther- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Werther JULES MASSENET ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS, 1 intermission SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit:   / Met Opera Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Massenet’s tragedy, a perfect vehicle for outstanding tenors, starring Piotr Beczała, who certainly fits the bill. The magnificent mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is Charlotte, the object of Werther’s misguided affections, alongside […]

Feb. 01 2020

03/21/20- La Cenerentola- 12:30pm

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The Metropolitan Opera La Cenerentola GIOACHINO ROSSINI ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 20 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Rossini’s effervescent take on the Cinderella story returns, with rising star mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught in the title role and tenor sensation Javier Camarena as her Prince Charming. James Gaffigan conducts the […]

Feb. 01 2020

03/14/20- Der Fliegende Holländer- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Der Fliegende Holländer RICHARD WAGNER ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  2 HRS 25 MINS, 0 intermission SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit:   / Met Opera The great bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the company for the first time since 2012, in the title role of the cursed sea captain doomed to sail the open […]

Feb. 01 2020

03/07/20- Così fan tutte- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Così fan tutte WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 35 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Coney Island once again comes to the stage of the Met with the first revival of Phelim McDermott’s popular staging inspired by the side shows of the boardwalk. The […]

Feb. 01 2020

02/29/2020- Agrippina- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Agrippina GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 50 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s […]

Feb. 01 2020

02/22/20- Le Nozze di Figaro- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Le Nozze di Figaro WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 30 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Two outstanding casts—including sopranos Nadine Sierra, Anita Hartig, Susanna Phillips, and Hanna-Elisabeth Müller; mezzo-sopranos Gaëlle Arquez and Marianne Crebassa; baritone Mariusz Kwiecien; and bass-baritones Luca Pisaroni and Adam […]

Feb. 01 2020

02/15/20- Manon- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Manon JULES MASSENET ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 55 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit:   / Met Opera Exhilarating soprano Lisette Oropesa stars as the irresistible title character, the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life, in Laurent Pelly’s revealing production. Tenor Michael Fabiano is the besotted […]

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