Friday, 23 January 2015 17:08

Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis

Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis appears at Kleinhans Music Hall with the Buffalo Philharmonic and Sphinx Competition winner flutist Demarre McGill Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2:30.  She’s just released the new CD “Together” with guitarist Jason Vieaux and spoke with WNED’s Peter Hall about that CD, her harp, and dealing with Lake Erie snow storms.

 

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:21

Downton Abbey Season 5 DVD (3 Disc Set)

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Downton Abbey Season 5 (3-DVD Set)

Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. The beloved ensemble cast includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt, and a host of others. 

 

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:19

Downton Abbey Season 5 BluRay (3 Disc Set)

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Downton Abbey Season 5 (3-Blu-ray Disc Set)

Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. The beloved ensemble cast includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt, and a host of others. 

 

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 14:59

50 Times Relaxing Classics 3 CD Set

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R. Strauss: Prelude (Opening to "2001") [Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30]  

Beethoven: 4. Presto - Allegro assai [Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral"]  

Mahler: 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam) [Symphony No.5 in C sharp minor]  

Mozart: 1. Allegro con brio [Symphony No.25 in G minor, K.183]  

Albinoni: Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor - Arr. by Remo Giazotto  

Handel: Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No.1, HWV 258)

 Main Title [Star Wars]  

Williams: Schindler's List: Main Theme  

Gabriel's Oboe  

 Nuovo Cinema Paradiso  

Nyman: The Heart Asks Pleasure First [The Piano] - The Piano  

My Heart Will Go On  

 

and more!

Catch rising opera stars at the beginning of their careers when the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions come once again to the Flickinger Performing Arts Center on the Nichols School Amherst Street campus in Buffalo.  The Buffalo/Toronto District auditions start at 10am on Saturday, January 10th.  The Great Lakes Regionals start Sunday afternoon at 1pm.  One of the judges, vocal coach Laurent Philippe, spoke with WNED's Peter Hall.