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Memphis-based PRIZM Ensemble innovates with orchestra that mirrors city's diversity [Lecolion Washington, Founder, Has Recorded African-American Works] + MORE
Beyond the obvious
Opera Holland Park are, generally speaking, the “go-to” venue for late Italian rarities; the list is very long and our most recent outing into this repertoire was last season’s I gioielli della Madonna which certainly caused an enormous stir…
Ticket sales rose to $28.8 million, up from $26.6 million in 2013.
Of 284,440 tickets sold, 67,485 were purchased by first-timers.
Lyric also beat its $23.6 million annual fund-raising goal by $100,000.
Anthony Freud, formerly of Welssh National Opera, is running a good ship…
Step One: Choose a limited repertoire concentrating on chestnuts of the 19th century. Don’t program anything earlier than Mozart or newer than Madama Butterfly (one of the company’s two 20th century works last season; the other was Rusalka…
(released on July 8, 2014)
BIS-1966 | 62’08"
K. Aho, Alles Vergängliche (organ symphony), J. Lehtola
(released on September 18, 2012)
BIS-1946 | 69’01"
K. Aho, Symphony No. 8 (with organ), H.-O. Ericsson, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, O. Vänskä
(released on September 27, 1994)
BIS-CD-646 | 60’36"Most of the music of Kalevi Aho to have reached