Classical 101 Archives For: June 20, 2014

Winner of Mahler Prize, Gustavo Dudamel, Conducts Mahler

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic
6:55PM
January 11, 2013

All this week on Symphony @ 7, we have featured recordings with the exciting conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and we wrap up this evening with a two-hour program to bring you Mahler and Stravinsky.

Tenor Goes on “Vocal Cord Strike” over Opera Ad Campaign

Publicity picture from Opera de Montreal
Opéra de Montréal used images of models in its advertising campaign for the current season instead of the performers in the opera. This prompted Tenor Marc Hervieux to go on what he called "vocal cord strike."
10:00AM
January 11, 2013

Canadian tenor Marc Hervieux goes on “vocal cord strike” in protest against a Montreal opera ad poster that shows a photo of a model instead of singers in the production.