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Classical Notes: March 12, 2013 Archive

Downton Abbey--the Opera (Singer)

Posted at 1:29 PM on March 12, 2013 by Rex Levang (0 Comments)

Look out, Shirley Maclaine! Word comes that the next season of Downton Abbey will contain an appearance by opera great Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

Check out this article for more details -- and Julie Amacher's interview with Downton composer John Lunn.


On the Air This Week

Posted at 4:21 PM on March 12, 2013 by Rex Levang (0 Comments)
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Highlights from March 12 to March 19

Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The South Dakota Chorale sings Bach's motet Jesu, meine Freude.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Symphonies by Schubert and Rachmaninoff.
Saturday, 9 am: Bach Bash.
Saturday, 11 am: Metropolitan Opera: Zandonai's Francesca da Rimini.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Maximum Reger Finesse and Fury
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Los Angeles Philharmonic, with conductor Gustavo Dudamel and violinist Gil Shaham.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Clyne, Kim, and Schubert.