Apr. 16 2019

The world’s oldest paper

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 […]

Apr. 16 2019

Tuesday 04/16/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Beethoven:                  Overture to King Stephen, Op. 117 Lutosławski:               Symphony No. 3 Salonen:                      Foreign Bodies Shostakovich:             Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107 (Yo-Yo Ma, cello) Janáček:                      Sinfonietta

Apr. 15 2019

Monday 04/15/19 New York Philharmonic

11:00 PM Kodály, Rouse, Tchaikovsky, and Wagner KODÁLY:                  Háry János: Suite Kurt Masur, conductor ROUSE:                      Trombone Concerto Joseph Alessi, trombone Leonard Slatkin, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY:     Francesca da Rimini Leonard Bernstein, conductor WAGNER:                 Tannhäuser: Overture and Venusberg Music Zubin Mehta, conductor

Apr. 14 2019

Music From Movies 04-14-19

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 […]

Apr. 13 2019

Choral Hour 04-14-19

8:00 AM 8:00 AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Vesperae solennes de confessore K 339Philips COND Sir Colin Davis ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO and Chorus SOLO Dame Kiri Te Kanawa,soprano SOLO Elizabeth Bainbridge, contraltSOLO Ryland Davies, tenor SOLO Gwynne Howell, bass ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________8:30 AM Arvo Part Triodion Gimell 49COND Peter Philips ORCH The Tallis Scholars ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________8:45 AM […]

Apr. 13 2019

Vocalise 4/13/19

8:00 PM 8:00 PM Vincenzo Bellini Norma: “Casta Diva” RCA/BMG 63464COND Carlo Felice Cillario ORCH London Philharmonic Orchestra SOLO Montserrat Caballe, soprano SOLO and Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________8:07 PM Robert Schumann Kerner Lieder Op 35 Hyperion 66596SOLO Margaret Price, soprano SOLO Graham Johnson, piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________8:41 PM Gerald Finzi Farewell to Arms Intro & Aria for tenor/Virgin 90718COND […]

Apr. 11 2019

04/17/19 – BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

The next scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, 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 […]

Apr. 11 2019

Thursday 04/11/19 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

11:00 PM Location: World Conference Center, Bonn (1-3,7-11) Performed by: Camerata Bern (1-3,7-11) MusicAeterna (4) Conductor: Patricia Kopatchinskaja (1-3,7-11) Teodor Currentzis (4) Soloists: Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin Fazil Say, piano (5) Viktor Kopatschinsky, cimbalom (6) Host: Rick Fulker MUSICAL CONTENT: Part One: (1) ZORN: Kol Nidre (06:21) (2) HARTMANN: Concerto funebre for violin and strings (22:27) […]

Apr. 10 2019

Wednesday 04/10/19 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:           Michael Tilson Thomas SOLOIST:                   Leila Josefowicz, violin* John Adams                Scheherazade.2* Prokofiev                    Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64

Apr. 10 2019

Toccata listings 4/14/19

On tonight’s program, a “Battle Symphony” by Beethoven played on a “military ” piano, a “derivative” organ sonata by Elgar, and a Toccata by Respighi.   6:00 PM 73 Ludwig van Beethoven Wellington’s Victory (Battle Symphony) Monument 40503 SOLO Steven Beck, military piano 17:01 C 1 1-2 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:19 PM 47234 Sir Edward Elgar Organ […]

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