Kirke Mechem is in town this week to see the staged premiere of his new opera Pride and Prejudice, of course based on the Jane Austen classic. I had a talk with him about how he thinks as a composer.
The next scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 4pm in the Administration Wing, room MNB 140, Liberty Campus. Please note that the process to address the Board or its committees at a scheduled meeting requires that the individual or group submit a written request to the President at least 48 […]
11pm CONDUCTOR: Eun Sun Kim SOLOIST(S): Sonora Slocum, flute (Reinecke); Tara Erraught, mezzo-soprano, Stephen Powell, baritone, Milwaukee Symphony Chorus Cheryl Frazes Hill, director (Brahms) Reinecke Concerto for Flute & Orchestra, Op. 283, in D major Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 [A German Requiem]
11pm Giancarlo Guerrero and Pablo Sáinz Villegas Ginastera: Four Dances from Estancia Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra (Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar) Tárrega: Gran jota (encore) (Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar) Chabrier: España Piazzolla: Sinfonía Buenos Aires, Op. 15 (Daniel Binelli, bandoneon) Falla: El amor brujo (Leontyne Price, […]
I had the great pleasure of speaking with Antony Walker, music director of the Washington Concert Opera, about their upcoming performance of Thomas’ Hamlet. https://concertopera.org/events/h19
11pm Dohnányi conducts Brahms and Schumann BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15 Paul Lewis, piano Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61 Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
7:00 PM John Williams E.T.: Music from the Film OPO 7110 COND Andrew Lane ORCH Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:09 PM Maurice Jarre Ryan’s Daughter: Suite from the Film Silva 1047 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:18 PM Erich Wolfgang Korngold Adventures of Robin Hood: Suite from theDenon 75470 COND John […]
8:00 AM Maurice Durufle Requiem complete Op 9 Telarc 80135 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Atlanta Symphony Chorus Atlanta Symphony Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:40 AM William Turner The King shall rejoice DG/Archiv 419613 COND Simon Preston SOLO Choir of Westminster Abbey
8:00 PM 8:00 PM George Frederich Handel Xerxes: Largo (Ombra mai fu) Teldec 15549 COND Jesus Lopez-Cobos ORCH Lausanne Chamber Orchestra SOLO Jennifer Larmore, mezzo-sopran ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Johann Strauss II On the Beautiful Blue Danube: Waltz Op Angel/EMI 54057 SOLO The King’s Singers SOLO Manuel Barrueco, guitar SOLO Georg Hortnagel, double-bass 9:50 C 1 […]
Chamber Music by Candlelight Join members of the BSO for their next chamber music concert at 2nd Presbyterian Church on St. Paul’s Street on Sunday, November 17 at 7:30pm, followed by a free reception! Here is violinist, Ivan Stefanović, from the Clipper Mill String Quartet.