You would think walking into the Metropolitan Opera House would be a serene experience. But not this past weekend. A double bill of Tchaikovskyâ€™s â€śIolantaâ€ť and Bartokâ€™s â€śBluebeardâ€™s Castleâ€ť had been already canceled because of a blizzard warning.
Michael Barone, the host and senior executive producer of the national radio show Pipedreams, visited Rochester, New York and talked with WXXIâ€™s Brenda Tremblay about some of his favorite recordings.
In the Sharp Ears series, Rochesterâ€™s top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time. Your Sharp Ears guide to listening in these podcast is Adam Luebcke (pronounced â€śLOOB-keyâ€ť), Associate Professor of Vocal Music & Conducting and the Director of Choral Activities at Houghton College.
In these podcasts Michael Landrum talks about his favorite recordings and a young pianist he's heard in London who's considered by many to be one of the finest pianists of his generation. Michael is Professor of Piano and Film Studies at Roberts Wesleyan Collegeď»ż.
In WXXIâ€™s Sharp Ears series, musicians are bringing you their favorite recordings. The Artistic Director of the Rochester Oratorio Society, conductor Eric Townell, talks with Sharp Ears producer Brenda Tremblay about one of his musical idols, Jose Van Dam. Eric had grown up listening to broadcasts of the famous Belgian singer.Years later,
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