April, 2012

50 Posts
Il Pastor Fido 1712 / George Frideric Handel – Opera in three acts
Aria : Se m’ami, oh caro (Madeleine Shaw) La Nuova Musica David Bates, direction Lucy Crowe, soprano Anna Dennis, soprano Katherine Manley, soprano Madeleine Shaw, mezzo-soprano Clint van der Linde, countertenor Lisandro Abadie, bass-baritone From Il Pastor Fido 1712 /
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Haydn – Boccherini
HaydnConcerto for Cello and Orchestra in D major, op. 101 Hob.VIIb/2 BoccheriniConcerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 9 in B flat Major, G.482 Performed by Amadeo Baldovino, cello Fernando Previtali, conductor The Pro Arte Orchestra Recorded in 1957 Haydn: Concerto
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Cristóbal de Morales
Cristóbal de Morales (c. 1500–1553) was the first Spanish composer of international renown. Two years after his death, the Spanish theorist Juan Bermudo — primarily known for his treatise on playing the vihuela — wrote, “for composing polyphony I would
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All in the Family!
Le French May Arts Festival Hong Kong & Hong Kong SinfoniettaDaishin Kashimoto Plays Brahms14/4/2012, Hong Kong City Hall Concert hall Click here to read the concert preview “Getting Ready for the Performance”. Going to see the Hong Kong Sinfonietta is
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‘These people have never sung an opera in their lives’
Baritone launches attack on lowbrow music industry and performers of classical ‘greatest hits’
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Marry your Violin, my Son, never a Woman!
Pablo de Sarasate and Marie Lefébure-Wély
Jean-Delphin Alard’s motivation for uttering the immortal words “marry your violin, my son, never a woman” to his most famous charge, the teenage violinist Pablo de Sarasate, might have been twofold. For one, he was rather unhappily married to the
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8½ theme – Nino Rota
Nino Rota will be performed at the Ravenna Festival.
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ChopinPolonaise No. 6 in A flat major, op. 53 “Heroic” Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major, op. 51 Nocturne No. 4 in F major, op. 15, No. 1 Waltz No. 5 in A flat major, op. 42 Ballade No.
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