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Classical Music According To Yehuda #217

Gioachino Rossini

  The composer Gioachino Rossini lived from 1772 to 1868. This year marks the 150th anniversary of his death. In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani begin a series of conversations about Rossini. Music - Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture by Gioachino Rossini, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Ádám Fischer (7:35) Run time - Music in the segment: The Overture to Rossini’s "The Barber of Seville" performed by The Budapest Symphony Orchestra, led by Adam Fisher.

On Sunday November 11 at 3 p.m., Close Encounters with Music will present a “Conversation with…” event at West Stockbridge Historical Society Old Town Hall in West Stockbridge, MA. Professor of Music History and Culture at the University of Toronto, Caryl Clark, will Reconsider the Legacy of Haydn.

Dr. Alan Chartock is professor emeritus at the University at Albany. He hosts the weekly Capitol Connection series, heard on public radio stations around New York. The program, for almost 12 years, highlighted interviews with Governor Mario Cuomo and now continues with conversations with state political leaders. Dr. Chartock also appears each week on The Media Project and The Roundtable and offers commentary on Morning Edition, weekdays at 7:40 a.m.
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