Sep. 18 2019

Interviews: Tim Nelson, IN Series

IN Series presents their new angle on Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, simply titled Butterfly, at Baltimore Theatre Project on September 28th and 29th. If you’re seeing this before that week, you can still go see the performance in DC at the Source Theater, where there will also be a performance in English. I talked with artistic […]

Sep. 18 2019


11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:          Gustavo Dudamel SOLOIST:                  Michael Barenboim, violin Thomas Adès:             Inferno (world premiere, LA Phil commission) Mozart:                        Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Major, K. 207 Mozart:                        Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K.551, “Jupiter”  

Sep. 17 2019

First Impression: Marilyn Nonken, on her new book

You may have seen in this month’s First Impression an allusion to an interview I did with Marilyn Nonken, the author of the excellent and important new book Identity and Diversity in New Music. Here that is; listen and then go read!

Sep. 17 2019

Tuesday 09/17/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Conductor Riccardo Muti and Cellist Yo-Yo Ma   Shostakovich:              Festive Overture Shostakovich:              Cello Concerto No. 2 (Yo-Yo Ma, cello) Prokofiev:                   Symphony No. 3 Prokofiev:                   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: No. 16, Madrigal Prokofiev:                   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: No. 11, Arrival of the Guests (Minuet) Prokofiev:                   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: No. 12, […]

Sep. 16 2019

09/28/19 – The Clemency of Titus – 1pm (LA Opera On Air)

The Clemency of TitusMozart Revenge and romance set Rome on fire! The most powerful civilization in the world falls vulnerable to the machinations of power players seeking glory. Russell Thomas stars as the imperiled leader whose generosity and compassion point the way to a brighter future. A gorgeous new production, directed and designed by Thaddeus […]

Sep. 16 2019

09/21/19 – Carmen – 1pm (LA Opera On Air)

George Bizet Carmen  Los Angeles Opera on Air  Host: Jennifer Miller Audio Producer: Fred Vogler Broadcast Producer: Mark Lyons Executive Producers: Kelsey McConnell Technical Director: Mark Hatwan  Conductor: James Conlon Director: Ron Daniels Cast: Carmen—Ana Maria Martinez Don Jose—Brandon Jovanovich Micaela—Amanda Woodbury Escamillo—Alexander Vinogradov Frasquita—Liv Redpath Mercedes—Kelly O’Connor Le Remendado—Brian Michael Moore Le Dancaire—Theo Hoffman Ziniga—Phillip Corkorinos Morales—Juan Carlos Heredia A Gypsy—Abdiel—Gonzalez A Vendor—Melissa Treinkman Solo Dancers—Manuel Gutierrez and Oscar Valero Timing: 2:51:48 

Sep. 16 2019

Monday 09/16/19 New York Philharmonic

11:00 PM Stravinsky’s Philharmonic   STRAVINSKY:         Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3 Pierre Boulez, conductor STRAVINSKY:         Persephone Richard Robinson, tenor Vera Zorina, narrator Westminster Symphonic Choir Igor Stravinsky, conductor Retrospective:             Stravinsky at the Philharmonic: 1924-Present STRAVINSKY:         Rite of Spring Zubin Mehta, conductor  

Sep. 15 2019

Music From Movies 09-15-19

7:00 PM 7:00 PM Vangelis The Year of Living Dangerously: L’Enfant Silva 1464 ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic SOLO Mark Ayres, synthesizer ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:06 PM Nino Rota Felini Suite Da Vinci 98 ORCH Italian Saxophone Quartet ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:19 PM Stephen Warbeck Shakespeare in Love (Score) CBS/Sony 63387 COND Nick Ingman ORCH Studio Orchestra SOLO Catherine […]

Sep. 15 2019

Choral Hour 09-15-19

8:00 AM 8:00 AM Frank Martin Mass for two unaccompanied choirs Nimbus 5197 COND Stephen Darlington SOLO Christ Church Cathedral Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:26 AM Esteban Salas Requiem Mass Jade 35808 COND Maria Felicia Perez ORCH Exaudi Choir of Cuba ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:44 AM Antonin Dvorak Te Deum Op 103 Chandos 9505 COND Valeri Polyansky ORCH Russian […]

Sep. 14 2019

9-14-19 Face The Music Listings

This week we are running a repeat on Face The Music of a show we aired in January of 2016.  We had two excellent clarinetists as panelists.  Robert DiLutis from University Of Maryland College Park and David Drosinos one of Baltimore’s musical treasures!  We had an interesting show and paid tribute to the two conductors […]

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