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On tonight’s program, music for the Pedal Piano by Robert Schumann, and the first Piano Concerto by Polish pianist and composert Zygmunt Stojowski. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 20822 Robert Schumann Studie for the Pedal Piano Op 56 ArsProd 38011 SOLO Martin Schmeding, pedal piano 17:34 C 1 1-6 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:23 PM […]
On Sunday, May 12, Baltimore Choral Arts will present “Captivity to Liberty”, featuring Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht and Jonathan Dove’s The Monster in the Maze. Recently, I spoke with Maestro Blake Clark and artist Chuck Nesci about the program and the theme that unites the two works.
I had a chat with Handel Choir artistic director/conductor Brian Bartoldus about the group’s upcoming performance (at Church of the Redeemer Sunday 4/28, 4 PM) entitled “Lux Aeterna: Songs of Comfort and Hope.” There will be some new music on the program, as you may have read in First Impression!
I had a chance to chat with Heather Adlesberger about the final concerts of the season for the St. Louis Concert Series.
Classical music is part of the canon in movies, and classical music has also been featured in video games such as Civilization IV. Here are just a few pieces that show up in my husband’s favorite video game. 🙂 7:00 PM 7:00 PM Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 16 in f Chandos 8885COND Neeme Jarvi […]
8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach Easter Oratorio BWV 249 Harm Mundi 901513COND Philippe Herreweghe ORCH Collegium Vocale SOLO Barbara Schlick, soprano SOLO Kai Wessel, alto (countertenr)SOLO James Taylor, tenor SOLO Peter Kooy, bass ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________8:43 AM Pietro Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana: Easter Hymn RCA/BMG 3091ORCH Metropolitan Opera Orchestra SOLO Ambrosian Singers SOLO Renata Scotto, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________8:50 AM […]
8:00 PM 8:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven Mount of Olives: Hallelujah Op 85 Telarc 80119COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Atlanta Symphony Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________8:05 PM Ernest Bloch Sacred Service CBS/Sony 47533COND Leonard Bernstein ORCH New York Philharmonic SOLO Robert Merrill, baritone SOLO and Chorus
Happy Easter! On tonight’s program, music from the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris by their famed organist, Louis Vierne, and a concerto by C.P.E. Bach played on a Tangent Piano. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 51402 Louis Vierne First Suite of Fantasy Pieces BNL 112742 SOLO Olivier Latry, organ 27:33 C […]
My publisher at Green Writers Press is floating the idea of printing Old New Worlds on hemp—and my instinctive response of “oo!” has quickly turned to Google. “Hemp hurds are favorable in comparison with those used with pulp wood.” – Jason L. Merrill, U.S. Department of Agriculture chief scientist in 1916 So what on earth is […]
7:00 PM John Addison Theme from “Tom Jones” (the movie) RCA/BMG 60393COND Arthur Fiedler ORCH Boston Pops Orchestra 7:04 PM Franz Schubert 5 German Dances RCA/BMG 60452COND Vladimir Spivakov ORCH Moscow Virtuosi 7:21 PM Henry Mancini The Pink Panther: Theme Silva 5006COND Mike Townend ORCH Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2:47 C […]