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Having seen it at Sunday’s matinee, my thoughts about the Royal Opera’s new Guillaume Tell (production by Damiano Michieletto) will not rank amongst the more fulminating of the online debate. 956 more words


June 19 ~ Today in Music History

• 1618 ~ Christian de Placker, Composer

• 1708 ~ Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, Composer

• 1717 ~ Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, Bohemian violist, conductor and composer… 451 more words


June 12 ~ Today in Music History

• 1468 ~ Juan del Encina, Composer

• 1526 ~ Marc-Antoine de Muret, Composer

• 1616 ~ Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer, died

• 1761 ~ Meinrad Spiess, Composer, died at the age of 77… 548 more words


0861 Overture To The Barber of Seville - Rossini (1813)

This is the overture form Gioachino Rossini’s opera The Barber of Seville. The opera premièred in 1816. The music was recycled from the opera Aureliano in Palmira, written by Gioachino Rossini in 1813. 31 more words


Who’s that Masked Saxophonist?

“Why is it that so many of our favorite characters from film and television wear masks?” asks the Hal Leonard website. “Jay Bocook examines this disturbing phenomenon in this intense yet entertaining medley.” 750 more words

The Mom Tells You Overture

If Sunday rolls around and you forgot to get your Mom a present for Mother’s Day you can say that watching this video together, in appreciation for all she has done for you, is your gift and you just might get away with it!


Music, Movement, Mind and Score at Clarice Smith, May 3

Music, Movement, Mind and Score at Clarice Smith, May 3

UMD Symphony Orchestra
Maryland Opera Studio
Music, Movement, Mind and Score
Sunday, May 3, 2015 . 76 more words

College Park Maryland