Archive for June 7th, 2024

Jun. 07 2024

WBJC Operafest 6/15/24 – 9/07/24

By Diana Ross | Posted in Met Opera, Operafest | Comments Off on WBJC Operafest 6/15/24 – 9/07/24

Vienna State Opera (Austria) JUNE 15  Guillaume Tell / Gioachino Rossini JUNE 22  Die Frau ohne Schatten / Richard Strauss   Utrecht Early Music Festival (Netherlands) JUNE 29  The Fairy Queen / Henry Purcell   Opéra de Lille (France) JULY 6  Don Giovanni / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Royal Opera House (London) JULY 13  Das […]

Jun. 07 2024

A Point of Beauty on BookNotes

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | Comments Off on A Point of Beauty on BookNotes

A Point of Beauty: TRUE STORIES OF HOLDING ON AND LETTING GO is the 5th book from The Moth, which is dedicated to the art and craft of unscripted, first-person storytelling. Their latest iteration includes a story from the violinist, Frank Almond, who is perhaps more famous than he would like for having had his […]

Jun. 07 2024

Mary Zimmerman’s Matchbox Magic Flute

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Mary Zimmerman’s Matchbox Magic Flute

Mary Zimmerman’s Matchbox Magic Flute, a collaboration between The Goodman Theatre and The Shakespeare Theatre Company, reimagines Mozart’s final opera as “a hybrid, a playful variation, more a creature of the theatre [than of] opera.” I spoke to Mary about her concept.  

Jun. 07 2024

Toccata listings for 6/9/24

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | Comments Off on Toccata listings for 6/9/24

On to night’s program, A Capriccio by Bach, Evocations by Richard Strauss, and a concerto for Pedal Piano. Thanks for listening, and enjoy!   6:01 PM 403 Johann Sebastian Bach Capriccio in B-Flat BWV 992 Philips 416141 SOLO Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord 12:39 C 1 12-17 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:16 PM 2809 Richard Strauss Stimmungsbilder (Evocations) Op 9 […]

Jun. 07 2024

Playlist: Jun/07/24

By WBJC | Posted in Playlists | Comments Off on Playlist: Jun/07/24

11:39 PM Sir Edward Elgar — Enigma Variations Opus: 36Conductor: Sir Adrian BoultAngel/EMI, 64748 11:15 PM Karen Amrhein — The Book of Jonah , 2013 10:31 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Piano Concerto No. 3 Key: D minor Opus: 30Conductor: Kirill KondrashinEnsemble: Symphony of the AirVan Cliburn, pianoRCA/BMG, 6209 10:20 PM Nikolay Tcherepnin — The Distant […]