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. 

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ferington, presents its annual free Holiday Concert in the lobby of the M&T Goldome Center at Main and Huron this Saturday, December 20th, at 1:00pm.  Maestro Ferington tells WNED’s Peter Hall about the venue. Soloists include 14 year old classical guitarist Caleb Samland (a WNED “Young Performer”) and soprano Lori Ullman. In addition to the traditional Carol Sing Along, the concert will feature music of Tchaikovsky, Reger, Bizet, Humperdinck, and Anderson.


It's a brass and organ Christmas with three opportunities to hear the Buffalo Brass Choir, Nick DelBello, Director, with guest organist Peter Gonciarz - Friday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 at First Presbyterian in Lockport; Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 at Hamburg United Methodist and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3:00 at St. John's Grace on Colonial Circle in Buffalo. WNED's Peter Hall found out more.

Two different versions of “Sleigh Ride” are on the first half of this Friday morning’s (Dec. 12 at 10:30 a.m.) coffee concert and Saturday night’s Classics concert as Erin Freeman conducts the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus, soloists and Orchestra. After intermission the second half of those two concerts features the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah.” Plus, there’s a “Come and Sing Messiah” at the Eastern Hills Weslyan Church on Sunday afternoon. WNED’s Peter Hall found out more

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