Program Guide 01-24-2018

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January 24

1712 Frederick the Great – German patron, composer, flutist and monarch (d.1786).

1776 E. T. A. Hoffmann – German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist (d.1822); full name: Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann.

1835 premiere of Bellini’s opera I Puritani (The Puritans) in Paris at the Théatre-Italien.

1875 first performance of Saint-Saëns’s Danse macabre for orchestra, in Paris.

1885 first performance of Tchaikovsky’s Orchestral Suite No. 3, in St. Petersburg.

1913 Norman Dello Joio – American composer (d.2008); won the 1957 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his Meditations on Ecclesiastes, first performed at the Juilliard School on April 20, 1956.

1906 premiere of two Rachmaninoff one-act operas The Miserly Knight and Francesca da Rimini in Moscow at the Bolshoi Theater with the composer conducting; libretto for Francesca by Peter Tchaikovsky’s brother, Modest. 

1918 Gottfried von Einem – Austrian composer (d.1996); best known for his operas influenced by the music of Stravinsky and Prokofiev, as well as by jazz.

1919 Leon Kirchner – American composer (d.2009); won a Pulitzer Prize in 1967 for his String Quartet No. 3.

1922 first performance of Sir William Walton’s ‘entertainment’ Façade with Edith Sitwell reciting her poetry at a private performance in the Sitwells’ drawing room at 2 Carlyle Square, London. 

1922 first performance of Carl Nielsen’s Symphony No. 5, in Copenhagen, with the composer conducting.

1953 Yuri Bashmet - Russian violist (64 years old).

1957 first performance of Walter Piston’s Wind Quintet, at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, by the Boston Woodwind Quintet.

1959 premiere of the Shostakovich operetta Moscow, Cheryomushki at the Moscow Operetta Theater; it is sometimes referred to as simply Cheryomushki, which is a district in Moscow full of cheap subsidized housing built in 1956; the word is also used for such housing projects in general.

 

 

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00:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 114: Movement 3 Scherzo: Presto Quartuor Ebene Salle Pleyel, Paris, France 

Johannes Brahms: Horn Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 40: Movements 2-4 Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Juho Pohjonen, piano; Paul Huang, violin Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Atherton, CA 

Wayne Shorter: Footprints Ebene Quartet Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA 

Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28 Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Los Angeles Philharmonic, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA 

Franz Schubert: Ave Maria, Op. 52, No. 6 Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano 

Kevin McKee: Vuelta del Fuego Micah Wilkinson, trumpet; Stephen Cook, trumpet; Eric Reed, horn; John Kitzman, trombone; Justin Benavides, tuba Round Top Festival Institute, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4, K. 218 Augustin Hadelich, violin; Utah Symphony; Thierry Fischer, music director Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City, UT 

Franz Schubert: Sonata in G Major, D. 894: Movements 3-4 András Schiff, piano The Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI 

 

02:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

02:03:00 00:20:00 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Flute Concerto in A major  Württemberg Chamber Orch Jörg Faerber Sir James Galway, flute RCA  60244

02:25:00 00:38:19 Franz Schubert String Quartet No. 14 in D minor    Jasper Quartet Sono Lumin  92152

03:06:00 00:39:32 Peter Tchaikovsky Suite No.  3 in G major  Op 55  Vladimir Jurowski Russian National Orchestra PentaTone  61

03:50:00 00:30:02 Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Quintet in A minor  Op 14 Fine Arts Quartet  Cristina Ortiz, piano Naxos  572904

04:23:00 00:33:14 Carl Nielsen Symphony No.  5 Op 50 New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Stanley Drucker, clarinet CBS  44708

05:00:00 00:30:11 Ernö Dohnányi Suite in F sharp minor  Op 19  JoAnn Falletta Buffalo Philharmonic Naxos  572303

05:34:00 00:14:30 Frederick the Great Flute Concerto No. 3 in C major  CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra Peter Schreier Patrick Gallois, flute DeutGram  439895

05:50:00 00:06:47 Sir Arthur Sullivan Ruddigore: Overture  Alexander Faris Scottish Chamber Orchestra Nimbus  5066

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:07:48 Johann Strauss Jr A Night in Venice: Overture  Daniel Barenboim Vienna Philharmonic Decca  12569

06:15:00 00:07:06 George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture  Kevin Mallon Aradia Ensemble Naxos  503293

06:25:00 00:05:50 Francis Poulenc Mouvements perpétuels   Paul Crossley, piano CBS  44921

06:32:00 00:01:51 Jean-Philippe Rameau Les Indes Galantes: Danse des Sauvages Zurich Chamber Orchestra Daniel Hope Daniel Hope, violin DeutGram  4796922

06:40:00 00:11:32 Hector Berlioz Requiem: Lacrimosa Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Decca  4787779

06:50:00 00:03:38 Leroy Anderson Horse and Buggy  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559356

06:53:00 00:01:18 Gregorian Chant Pater Noster   King's Singers Naxos  572987

06:55:00 00:03:09 Edwin Franko Goldman March "On the Mall" Blossom Festival Band Loras John Schissel Cleveland Orch Youth Chorus MAA  40601

07:03:00 00:03:16 Jacques Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle BBC Philharmonic Yan Pascal Tortelier Liverpool Philharmonic Choir Chandos  9765

07:08:00 00:01:34 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Dance of the Little  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Decca  10104

07:10:00 00:10:49 Leonard Bernstein On the Town: Three Dance Episodes  Leonard Slatkin St. Louis Symphony EMI  63905

07:20:00 00:03:00 Eubie Blake The Baltimore Todolo   Richard Dowling, piano Klavier  77035

07:25:00 00:03:09 William Boyce Allegro from Symphony No. 4 Op 2  Christopher Hogwood Academy of Ancient Music l'Oiseau  436761

07:30:00 00:05:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Finale from Symphony No. 39  Alan Gilbert CIM Orchestra CIM  2003

07:40:00 00:10:40 Antonín Dvorák Finale from String Quartet No. 13 Op 106   Cypress String Quartet Avie  2275

07:50:00 00:03:19 Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon on the 1st tone No. 1 à 8   National Brass Ensemble OberlinMus  1504

07:55:00 00:03:14 Frank Bridge Cherry Ripe  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  5366

07:57:00 00:01:18 George Gershwin Of Thee I Sing: Wintergreen for  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559357

08:07:00 00:05:27 Isaac Albéniz Suite Española: Aragón Op 47  Enrique Bátiz State of Mexico Symphony ASV  888

08:15:00 00:07:41 Victor Herbert Finale from Cello Concerto No. 1 Ulster Orchestra JoAnn Falletta Mark Kosower, cello Naxos  573517

08:20:00 00:04:42 George Frideric Handel Polonaise from Concerto Grosso Op 6   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  447733

08:25:00 00:04:00 Robert Helps Mendelssohn's 'Schilflied'   Alan Feinberg, piano Argo  430330

08:30:00 00:04:15 Carl Nielsen Maskarade: Overture  Herbert Blomstedt San Francisco Symphony Decca  425857

08:40:00 00:07:54 Eugène d'Albert The Departure: Overture  Jun Märkl MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Naxos  573110

08:47:00 00:03:05 Manuel de Falla Four Spanish Pieces: Aragonesa   Brazilian Guitar Quartet Delos  3466

08:50:00 00:03:05 Carl Michael Ziehrer Fan Polonaise Op 525  Willi Boskovsky Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437

08:55:00 00:04:43 John Williams Schindler's List: Remembrances   Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano Canary  10

09:05:00 00:16:13 Jean Sibelius En saga Op 9  Horst Stein Orch de la Suisse Romande Decca  4785437

09:27:00 00:07:21 Robert Farnon Captain Horatio Hornblower: Introduction  Robert Farnon Royal Philharmonic Reference  47

09:35:00 00:09:08 Franz Xaver Mozart Rondo for Flute & Piano in E minor    Martha Aarons, flute; Frances Renzi, piano Azica  71221

09:43:00 00:03:40 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Serenata  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10511

09:45:00 00:05:29 Hugo Alfvén Festival Overture Op 25  Niklas Willén Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  553962

09:55:00 00:04:55 Franz Liszt Paganini Etude No.  6 in A minor    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

0:00:00 00:02:21 Sir William Walton Façade: Swiss Jodelling Song  Bramwell Tovey Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra CBC  5176

10:02:00 00:03:58 Raymond Scott Boy Scout in Switzerland   Quartet San Francisco ViolinJazz  105

10:06:00 00:11:19 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 16 in C major   Sir Charles Mackerras Prague Chamber Orchestra Telarc  80242

10:17:00 00:06:45 Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata No. 54 in G major    Soyeon Kate Lee, piano CIPC  2003

10:24:00 00:04:12 Sir William Walton Scherzo from Viola Concerto London Symphony André Previn Yuri Bashmet, viola RCA  63292

10:28:00 00:08:27 Max Bruch Romance for Viola & Orchestra Op 85 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Janine Jansen, viola Decca  7260

10:50:00 00:22:37 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.  1 in C major  Op 21  Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350

11:12:00 00:05:21 Franz Schubert Marche militaire No. 3 in E flat major    Paul Badura-Skoda, piano; Jörg Demus, piano Valois  4622

11:17:00 00:07:21 Norman Dello Joio Bagatelles   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Azica  71281

11:25:00 00:10:53 Peter Tchaikovsky The Voyevode Op 78  Vasily Petrenko Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  503293

11:36:00 00:09:18 Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Concerto in G minor  Ensemble Sonnerie Monica Huggett Monica Huggett, violin Gaudeamus  356

12:04:00 00:09:49 Daniel Auber Gustave III: Overture  Richard Bonynge English Chamber Orchestra Decca  440646

12:16:00 00:10:52 Benjamin Godard Suite Op 116 City of London Sinfonia Richard Hickox Susan Milan, flute Chandos  8840

12:28:00 00:03:33 Michael Praetorius Terpsichore: Passameze & Galliard   New London Consort l'Oiseau  4759101

12:32:00 00:03:26 Dmitri Shostakovich Moscow Cheryomushki: A Spin through  Riccardo Chailly Philadelphia Orchestra Decca  452597

12:39:00 00:05:46 Modest Mussorgsky Khovanshchina: Prelude 'Dawn on the  Valéry Gergiev Vienna Philharmonic Philips  468526

12:47:00 00:10:58 Paul Schoenfield Four Souvenirs   Caroline Goulding, violin; Christopher O'Riley, piano Telarc  80744

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00 00:39:32 Peter Tchaikovsky Suite No.  3 in G major  Op 55  Vladimir Jurowski Russian National Orchestra PentaTone  61

13:39:00 00:15:00 Paul Dukas Overture 'Polyeucte'  Yan Pascal Tortelier BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9225

 

14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Richard Strauss: Couperin Dance Suite: Movements 1 & 8 The Chamber Orchestra of Europe; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor  

Serge Koussevitzky: Concerto for Double Bass in F-sharp minor, Op. 3 Robin Kesselman, double bass; Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor Houston Symphony, Jones Hall, Houston, TX

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Matthew Johnson from Chattanooga, TN 

Johann Sebastian Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude & Fugue No. 15 in G Major András Schiff, piano 

Richard Strauss: Sextet for Strings, from 'Capriccio', Op. 85 Ani Kavafian, violin; Erin Keefe, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Matthew Lipman, viola; Dmitri Atapine, cello; David Finckel, cello Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & University of Georgia, Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA 

Sergei Prokofiev: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 119: Movement 2. Moderato Truls Mork, cello; Lars Vogt, piano 

Federico Moreno Torroba: Suite castellana for Guitar Pepe Romero, guitar 92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, New York City, NY 

Christopher Rogerson: River Songs Esther Park, piano; Moni Simeonov, violin; Chang Pan, cello Lake George Music Festival, Zankel Hall,  Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 

Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical" IRIS Orchestra; Michael Stern, conductor IRIS Orchestra, Germantown Performing Arts Center, Germantown, TN 

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:58:00 00:02:25 Sir William Walton Façade: Popular Song  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields Philips  420155

16:05:00 00:03:26 Eleanor Farjeon Morning Has Broken La Pietà Angèle Dubeau Angèle Dubeau, violin Analekta  8737

16:11:00 00:13:04 Erich Wolfgang Korngold The Prince and the Pauper: Suite  André Previn London Symphony DeutGram  471347

16:28:00 00:04:35 Andrew Lloyd Webber Aspects of Love: Love Changes Everything  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  45567

16:34:00 00:05:15 Andrew Lloyd Webber The Phantom of the Opera: Overture  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4

16:41:00 00:07:43 Johann Adolph Hasse Sinfonia in D major  Op 3  Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Archiv  453435

16:52:00 00:02:44 Kurt Weill Knickerbocker Holiday: September Song Zurich Chamber Orchestra Daniel Hope Daniel Hope, violin; Jacques Ammon, piano DeutGram  4796922

16:56:00 00:02:59 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No. 2: Capriccio   Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  798943

17:04:00 00:06:01 E. T. A. Hoffmann The Drink of Immortality: Overture  Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss CPO  999606

17:19:00 00:02:53 Lev Aronson Hasidic Dance   Brian Thornton, cello; Spencer Myer, piano Thornton  2013

17:24:00 00:10:44 Bedrich Smetana Má vlast: The Moldau  Franz Welser-Möst Cleveland Orchestra MAA  2013

17:40:00 00:03:35 Ottorino Respighi Ancient Airs Suite No. 3: Italiana  Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018

17:45:00 00:04:39 Ottorino Respighi The Pines of Rome: The Pines of the  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779

17:52:00 00:06:08 Sergei Rachmaninoff Suite No. 2: Tarantella Op 17   Yefim Bronfman, piano; Emanuel Ax, piano Sony  61767

17:59:00 00:00:54 Georg Philipp Telemann Water Music Suite: Gavotte  Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Archiv  413788

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:08:00 00:19:07 Bedrich Smetana The Bartered Bride: Overture & Dances Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Decca  444867

18:29:00 00:03:45 Nils Frahm Ambre   Daniel Hope, violin; Jacques Ammon, piano DeutGram  4796922

18:35:00 00:02:11 Johannes Brahms Lullaby Op 49   Daniel Hope, violin DeutGram  4796922

18:39:00 00:11:18 Charles Ives Finale from Symphony No. 1  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9053

18:51:00 00:06:31 Miklós Rózsa Spellbound: Prelude & Love Theme Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Alexander Shelley Daniel Hope, violin DeutGram  4792954

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:01:00 00:18:24 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Mlada: Suite  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  503293

19:22:00 00:32:59 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No.  9 in E flat major  Cleveland Orchestra Mitsuko Uchida Mitsuko Uchida, piano Decca  17181

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, Carl Topilow, conductor; Hannah Moses, cello, student artist – live from CIM’s Kulas Hall

Miklós Rózsa: Theme, Variations and Finale Op 13 (1966 revision)                    

Ernest Bloch: Schelomo, Hebraic Rhapsody

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Op 38 ‘Spring’

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by soprano Pretty Yende

Gounod: Ah! Je veux vivre

Donizetti: Ah! Tardai troppa...O luce di quest'anima

Meyerbeer: Shadow song

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor, Act III

Bellini: La Straniera, Finale

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:00:00 00:07:57 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1: Prelúdio Nashville Symphony Andrew Mogrelia Members of Naxos  557460

23:08:00 00:07:47 Johann Sebastian Bach Largo from Trio Sonata No. 5   Arcadi Volodos, piano Sony  62691

23:17:00 00:03:44 Nikolai Medtner Fairy Tale in E flat major  Op 26   Donna Lee, piano Azica  71220

23:20:00 00:06:54 Robert Schumann Märchenbilder: Langsam Op 113   Yuri Bashmet, viola; Mikhail Muntian, piano RCA  60112

23:27:00 00:06:12 Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream: Nocturne Op 61  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  82849

23:35:00 00:03:53 Peter Tchaikovsky Mozartiana Suite: Preghiera Op 61  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  8777

23:39:00 00:11:40 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Clarinet Quintet Op 115 Chamber Ensemble  Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Mercury  4811409

23:51:00 00:03:02 Gabriel Fauré Chanson de Mélisande Boston Symphony Orchestra Seiji Ozawa Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, sop DeutGram  423089

23:54:00 00:03:41 Anonymous Lute Duet 'Le rossignol'   Sharon Isbin, guitar Sony  745456

 

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