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NEW ORLEANS, April 30 — The first weekend of the 37th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival ended with a rendition of “When the Saints Go Marching In.” When the familiar chorus arrived, the white handkerchiefs New Orleanians seem … Continue reading
On VOX today, at 6 pm – a special repeat of the Solti Meistersinger with Ben Heppner, Rene Pape, Karita Mattila, & Jose van Dam from 1997 Its spectacular – heartily recommend it – Van Dam’s interpretation of Hans Sach … Continue reading
From an email from Robert Davis:
Robert Shaw would have been 90 years old Sunday, and his impact on the world of choral music made him one of the holy pantheon here on VOX
We’ll have an…
LohengrinWagner’s religious tale of good and evil, presented live from New York by Margaret Juntwait. King Henry …… René Pape (bass)Lohengrin …… Ben Heppner (tenor)Elsa of Brabant …… Karita Mattila (soprano)Friedrich of Telramund …… Richard Paul Fink (baritone)Ortrud …… Luana … Continue reading
NEW MUSIC – The world premieres of Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 6 (completed by Anthony Payne), Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’s new work for The Queen’s 80th birthday, and a new version of the Blue Peter theme are just … Continue reading
BBC Proms 200614th July – 9th September. Full details are announced.BBC – Proms – Homepage.
The wonderful studio recording was Sir Georg’s last of this Wagner masterpiece – and with Van Dam, Heppner and Mattila how can you go wrong? You can’t. (repeats on Saturday at 6 pm). Richard Wagner – Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg … Continue reading
Celebrating Dame Janet All this week in BBC Radio 3 on Performance on 3, Iain Burnside presents a week of programmes celebrating one of England’s best loved musicians, the mezzo-soprano Dame Janet Baker. The programmes include her performances of Lieder … Continue reading
XM Satellite Radio VOX Channel Weekly Schedule [all times eastern] hosted by Robert Aubry Davis (Go to the website and sign up for email updates on specific programming – usually sent weekly) Sunday Midnight: Voices of the Night (choral classics) … Continue reading
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