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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents The Marriage of Figaro

November 16, 2019, 12:00 pm

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Music director laureate Edo de Waart conducted this semi-staged 2016 performance of the celebrated Mozart opera The Marriage of Figaro starring Douglas Williams (Figaro) and Joélle Harvey (Susanna). Cast: Figaro: Douglas Williams Susanna: Joélle Harvey Count: Gordon Bintner Countess Almaviva: Rachel Willis-Sorensen Cherubino: Maren Favela Marcellina: Susanne Mentzer Bartolo: Peixin Chen Don Basilio and Don Curzio: William Ferguson Barbarina: Alisa Suzanne …

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OperaDelaware | Faccio’s Amleto

November 9, 2019, 12:00 pm

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WFMT’s series of 3 broadcasts from OperaDelaware begins with this double bill of Puccini one-act operas, Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica.

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Marc-André Hamelin in recital at Northwestern University

October 28, 2019, 8:00 pm

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In May, the acclaimed pianist gave a recital at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music as part of its Skyline Piano Artist Series

Playlist

J.S. Bach (arr. Busoni): Chaconne from Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004

Schumann: Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17

Weissenberg: Six Arrangements of Songs Sung by Charles Trénet

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Cipressi (Cypresses)

Chopin: Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61

Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54

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Chicago’s Music of the Baroque performs Bach’s Mass in B Minor

October 21, 2019, 8:00 pm

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Under the baton of Jane Glover, leading 18th-century music ensemble Music of the Baroque performs one of Bach’s crowning artistic achievements. Cast Yulia Van Doren, soprano Krisztina Szabó, soprano Jonas Hacker, tenor Tyler Duncan, baritone Music of the Baroque Chorus & Orchestra; Jane Glover, conductor

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Music of the Baroque | Handel’s Acis and Galatea

October 19, 2019, 12:00 pm

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WFMT shares the third of its three-broadcast series of Handel works performed by Chicago’s Music of the Baroque.  Jane Glover, Music of the Baroque’s music director, conducts this performance of Handel’s Acis and Galatea featuring tenor Thomas Cooley (Acis) and soprano Elizabeth Futral (Galatea). Cast Galatea: Elizabeth Futral Acis: Thomas Cooley Damon: Benjamin Butterfield Polyphemus: Christòpheren Nomura Ensemble: Music of the …

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Music of the Baroque | Handel’s Israel in Egypt

October 12, 2019, 12:00 pm

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WFMT shares the second of its three-broadcast series of Handel works performed by Chicago’s Music of the Baroque.  Jane Glover, Music of the Baroque’s music director, conducts this performance of Handel’s Israel in Egypt featuring soprano Sarah Gartshore and tenor Daniel Shirley. Cast Soprano: Sarah Gartshore Soprano: Kimberly McCord Soprano: Amy Conn Countertenor: Joseph Schlesinger Tenor: Daniel Shirley Tenor: Klaus Georg …