Posts Tagged ‘Renée Fleming’
Chilling Vocalise 10-31-15
8:00 PM Franz Schubert Der Erlkonig Op 1 D 328 DG/Archiv 4776686 SOLO Bryn Terfel, baritone SOLO Malcolm Martineau,piano 8:04 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff The Bells Op 35 Choral Sym. on EA Poe Telarc 80365 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano SOLO Karl Dent, tenor SOLO Victor Ledbetter,baritone 8:42 PM Modest […]
No, this isn’t a post about last night’s Super Bowl game. I am not remotely qualified to analyze or comment on football or any other kind of sporting event. Jim and I did watch the first half of last night’s game with a few friends; we left early because the party was in the DC […]
A Musical Touchdown!
It’s almost Super Bowl time again! Alas, the Baltimore Ravens aren’t headed to the big game this year. That said, classical music fans on the east coast and all over the country have reason to rejoice. For the first time ever at the Super Bowl, our country’s National Anthem will be sung by an opera […]
09/22/12 – Lucrezia Borgia – 1:00pm
San Francisco Opera Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti Libretto by Felice Romani Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 2 hours, 45 minutes including two intermissions Renée Fleming, “America’s most-loved and most-lauded opera singer” (The Times,London), returns to San Francisco Opera in the title role of this melodically rich bel canto masterpiece. A femme fatale renowned for her […]
Can flash mobs save classical music?
Classical music fans are constantly searching for ways to introduce this wonderful art form to others. Those of us who make a living by writing, performing, teaching, or *ahem* playing the stuff on the radio tend to feel an extra sense of urgency – not only would we like to attract new fans, we want […]
12/03/11 Rodelinda – George Frideric Handel 1:00 PM
sung in Italian Librettist: Nicola Haym Conductor: Harry Bicket Approximate running time 3 hrs. 50 min. Sensational in the 2004 Met premiere of Stephen Wadsworth’s much-heralded production, Renée Fleming reprises the title role. She’s joined by Stephanie Blythe and countertenor Andreas Scholl, and Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts. Cast Rodelinda: Renée Fleming Eduige: Stephanie Blythe […]