““I’ve done ‘Exultate, jubilate’ 12 times with six different sopranos,” he said. “But this time, a new soprano will sing it. We’ve never worked together before, so that will be exciting. And while I’ve done the `Coronation’ Mass as well, I never conducted the opening work on the program, the `Litaniae Lauretanae.’ It’s new to […]
“The Judas Passion is part of Philharmonia Baroque’s new initiative that brings Baroque music into the 21st century — or is that vice versa? Launched this month, New Music for Old Instruments pairs today’s composers with yesterday’s instruments, both refreshing the repertoire for historically informed performers and audiences, and providing contemporary composers with a rich […]
“With top-quality Baroque works performed in the Bay Area each year, music lovers might be tempted to think they’ve heard everything the era produced. But this weekend at Zellerbach Hall, audiences are about to experience a rare French Baroque masterwork – a fully staged production of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s 1745 opera-ballet “Le Temple de la Gloire” […]
“…the special visit to Hull, as part of the classical music programme’s ‘Proms at…’ series, is a huge honour with the festival rarely travelling outside of London. Fittingly, Stage@TheDock will host the concert inspired by the 300th anniversary of the first performance of Handel’s Water Music. The music was first performed for George I on […]
“Period performance specialist Mr McGegan has worked with the Gateshead-based Royal Northern Sinfonia for more than a decade. Mr McGegan – two of whose ancestors were organists at Beverley Minster in the 18th and 19th centuries – said: “It’s the first Prom outside London in 123 years – it has taken a while. “It’s the […]
On Sunday, November 13th, 7pm, WGBH Classical, 99.5 will broadcast Odyssey Opera’s (Gil Rose, conductor) production of Dvorak’s Dimitrij. Listen to the production-in-full, recorded by WGBH, at http://classicalwcrb.org
“In addition to its home concert series in South Florida, Seraphic Fire sometimes goes on the road, bringing its programs to other cities. The chamber choir, which is currently marking its 15th anniversary season, will come to the Washington area next Sunday.” — Read more at Washington Classical Review.
Tune in tonight at 7:30pm to watch Seraphic Fire and the Sebastians perform Mozart’s Requiem live at Trinity Wall Street Church in New York. On Trinity’s website, click the “LIVE VIDEO RIGHT NOW” icon to join the webcast.
Listen to our archived broadcast, recorded on July 19 at 4:30 pm at the Caramoor Festival in Katonah, New York. Nicholas McGegan conducts the Orchestra of St Luke’s in a program of pieces by Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven. American violinist Jennifer Koh is the soloist. – Read more or listen below