Program Guide 06-03-2018


June 3

1746 James Hook – English organist and composer (d.1827); his first wife Elizabeth wrote the libretto for his opera The Double Disguise (1784).

1832 Charles Lecocq – French composer (d.1918); known for his operas and operettas, especially La fille de Madame Angot, premiered in Brussels in 1872 and enormously successful in Paris the following year.

1915 first performance of George Whitefield Chadwick´s symphonic ballad Tam O'Shanter at the Norfolk Festival in Connecticut.

1999 first performance of Tan Dun’s Concerto for Water Percussion and Orchestra (In Memory of Toru Takemitsu) at Lincoln Center, with percussionist Christopher Lamb and the New York Philharmonic conducted by Kurt Masur.


Recording of the Week

The Romantic Piano Concerto – Vol. 74: William Sterndale...

May. 21, 2018

Program Guide

00:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: The E. M. Forster Trilogy


01:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone – conductor: Sir András Schiff, piano

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 88 in G Major

Bela Bartok: Divertimento for String Orchestra

Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1056

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Overture to The Wasps--Sir Mark Elder, conductor


03:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin conductor: Kurt Masur; Soloists: Hans Sotin, bass; Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; New York Choral Artists; Kevin McMillan, baritone; Sergei Leiferkus, baritone

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale” from 1/19/2006

Richard Wagner: Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale” from 1/19/2006

Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave) from 2/28/07

Sergei Prokofiev: Scythian Suite from 1/19/06

Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition from 12/28/04

Richard Wagner: Was duftet doch der Flieder from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg from 6/16/81

Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet (Montagues & Capulets) 9/19/94

Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah from 12/22/90

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 from 9/14/91

John Adams:  Short Ride in a Fast Machine from 9/14/91 (first as MD)

Johannes Brahms:  Movement IV from Symphony No. 4 in e-minor from 4/14/95

Felix Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture from 2/18/09

Felix Mendelssohn: Overture to Die Erste Walpurgisnacht from 2/18/09

Duke Ellington/Wynton Marsalis: A Tone Parallel to Harlem from NYP Special Editions

Johannes Brahms: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen from Ein Deutches Requiem from 9/20/01

Dmitri Shostakovich: Movements IV & V from Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar from 10/27/11

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished from 10/27/11


05:00 MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC with Robert Aubry Davis: Three More from the Middle Ages - A Moralizing songs of the Middle Ages, songs from the Crusades, and the concept of transformation in the 14th century

Anonymous: Chevalier, mult estes guariz (Ritarit olette parhaassa turvassa) Oliphant Songs from the Crusades Alba

Hugues de Berge: S'onques nus hom por dure departie (Jos kukaan koskaan eron katkeruudesta) Oliphant Songs from the Crusades Alba

Le Chatelain de Couci: Li nouviauz tanz et mais et violete (Kevään ja kukkien uusi aika) Oliphant Songs from the Crusades Alba

Huon de Saint-Quentin: Jerusalem se plaint et li pais (Jerusalem valittaa) Oliphant Songs from the Crusades Alba

Anonymous: Parle Qui Veut Sollazzo Ensemble Parle Qui Veut: Moralizing Song of the Middle Ages Linn/Outhere

Niccolo Da Perugia: Il Megli' E Pur Tacere Sollazzo Ensemble  Parle Qui Veut: Moralizing Song of the Middle Ages Linn/Outhere

Giovanni Da Firenze: Angnel Son Biancho  Sollazzo Ensemble  Parle Qui Veut: Moralizing Song of the Middle Ages Linn/Outhere

Ciconia: O Pensieri Vani  Sollazzo Ensemble  Parle Qui Veut: Moralizing Song of the Middle Ages Linn/Outhere

Landini: Musicha Son:Gia Furon:Ciascun Vuol  Sollazzo Ensemble  Parle Qui Veut: Moralizing Song of the Middle Ages Linn/Outhere

Anonymous: O Pensieri Vani  Sollazzo Ensemble  Parle Qui Veut: Moralizing Song of the Middle Ages Linn/Outhere

Francesco Da Firenze: Sì Dolce Non Sonò Chol Lir' Orfeo  La Fonte Musica  Metamorfosi Trecento  Alpha/Outhere

Paolo Da Firenze: Non Più Infelice  La Fonte Musica  Metamorfosi Trecento  Alpha/Outhere

Jacopo Da Bologna: Fenice Fu'  La Fonte Musica  Metamorfosi Trecento  Alpha/Outhere

Vitry: In Nova Fert : Garrit Gallus : Neuma  La Fonte Musica Metamorfosi Trecento  Alpha/Outhere

Solage: Calextone  La Fonte Musica  Metamorfosi Trecento  Alpha/Outhere



Robert White: Christe, qui lux es et dies (c.1558)

Sir Edward Elgar: Lux aeterna ["Nimrod"] (1899)

Sir William Walton: Coronation Te Deum (1953)

Maurice Duruflé: Sanctus from Requiem (1947)


06:30 MUSIC AND THE SPOKEN WORD with Lloyd Newell & the Mormon Tabernacle Choir


07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: Fabulous Philadelphia -  Guest soloists alone, and with the Philadelphia Orchestra, make the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ (by Dobson) shine at Verizon Hall

SAMUEL BARBER: Toccata Festiva, Op. 36  Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Paul Jacobs (2006 Dobson/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/17/16)

WAYNE OQUIN: Reverie  Paul Jacobs (r. 5/8/10)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo, fr Symphony No. 5, Op. 107  Isabelle Demers (Pipedreams Archive, r. 1/19/.13)

CHRISTOPHER ROUSE: Organ Concerto (premiere)  Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Paul Jacobs (2006 Dobson/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/17/16)


08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois:  A Potpourri of Praise - This edition of With Heart and Voice will offer uplifting hymns, anthems, and organ music of praise and thanksgiving. Join Peter DuBois for this eclectic mix of music!


09:00 MUSICAL PASSIONS with Eric Kisch: Master cellist and composer: René Schiffer

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5   First movement: Allegro con brio    Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil (Analekta 9831 CD) 6:51

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem: Lacrimosa (complete by René Schiffer)   Apollo’s Singers; Apollo’s Fire/Jeannette Sorrell (Koch 7685 CD) 3:41

Johann Sebastian Bach: St. John’s Passion: Aria with chorus “Mit teurer Heiland”  Jeffrey Strauss, bass; Apollo’s Singers; Apollo’s fire/Jeannette Sorrell (Eclectra 2044 CD) 4:06

Duke Ellington: In a Sentimental Mood   Duke Ellington, piano (Capitol 92863 CD) 2:27

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 “Scottish”: Scherzo   London Symphony Orchestra/Peter Maag (London 133503 CD) 4:10

Johann Strauss II (arr. Anton Webern): “Schatz Walzer” (Treasure waltz)   Alban Berg with guest artists (EMI 102710 CD) 7:00

George & Ira Gershwin: “Someone to watch over me”   Linda Ronstadt, singer; Nelson Riddle & his orchestra (Asylum 217040 CD) 4:14


10:00 IF IT AIN’T BAROQUE with Mark Satola

George Frideric Handel: Messiah: The trumpet shall sound (1741)

Jan Dismas Zelenka: Capriccio No. 5 (1729)

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Suite (1670)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 146: Duet 'My Spirit Be Joyful' (1740)

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata 'Cortège' (1750)

Claudio Monteverdi: Laudate Dominum & Hymn (c.1610)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 (1717)

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Cellos (1720)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne (1720)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 1: Sarabande & Double (1720)


12:00 PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY with Jim Cunningham - Manfred Honeck, conductor; Soloist: Till Fellner, piano

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Overture to Armida

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3





Felix Mendelssohn: Hexenlied "Witches' Song" Op. 8, No. 8 Felix Mendelssohn: Auf Flugeln des Gesanges "On Wings of Song" Op. 34, No. 2 Daniel Hope, violin; Sebastian Knauer, piano 

Mikhail Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla Greenville Symphony Orchestra; Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Greenville, SC 

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Caroline Cassil from Sutherlin, OR 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27/2: Movement 1 Murray Perahia, piano

Felix Mendelssohn: Twelve Fugues for String Quartet No. 10 The Shanghai String Quartet  Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York, NY 

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80, No. 6 Miami String Quartet: Benny Kim, violin; Cathy Meng Robinson, violin; Scott Lee, viola; Keith Robinson, cello Viginia Arts Festival, Robin Hixon Theater, Norfolk, VA 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 12: Movement 3 Frank Huang, violin; Rohan De Silva, piano 

Renee Baker: Third Threnody for Viola and Orchestra Ashleigh Gordon, viola; GWS Orchestra; Orlando Cela, conductor The Governor's School of North Carolina, Winston Salem, NC 

David Maslanka: Recitation Book: Movement 5 Kenari Quartet PT Young Artist in Residence, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

Ricardo Lorenz: Dance Unlikely Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (Baile Improbable) River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; Andres Cardenes, concert master & director River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance for Violin No 2 in F major, Op. 50 Simone Porter, violin; Meng-Chieh Liu, piano Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN 


16:00 THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO with Robert Conrad - The Cleveland Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor;
Daniil Trifonov, piano – recorded live in Severance Hall

IGOR STRAVINSKY: Scenes de ballet
SERGEI PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 2
PETER TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 ‘Pathétique’


18:00 FROM THE TOP with Christopher O’Riley and America's finest young musicians; recorded March 4, 2018 - From the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, this week’s episode of From the Top features a teenage composer’s beautiful piece that was inspired by Andrew Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece Fallingwater, a young violinist shares how she hasn’t missed a single day of practicing yet, and a classical guitarist performs Bach

17-year-old violinist Hannah Duncan from Belle Plaine, Iowa performs La Gitana by Fritz Kreisler, with Christopher O’Riley, piano.

18-year-old pianist Cameron Akioka from Palo Alto, California performs the third movement, Allegro con brio, ma non leggiere, from Piano Sonata No. 4, Op. 29 by Sergei Prokofiev.

15-year-old violist Sophia Valenti from Santa Rosa, California performs Rhapsodie from Suite Hébraïque by Ernest Bloch, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

17-year-old guitarist Nicholas Padmanhaban from Paolo Alto, California performs Prelude and Gigue - Double from Suite in C minor, BWV 997 by Johann Sebastian Bach.

“Images from Fallingwater” composed by Alistair Coleman, 19, from Bethesda, Maryland performed by students from San Francisco Conservatory of Music

18-year-old pianist Cameron Akioka from Palo Alto, California performs Concert Etude no. 2 in F minor, "La Leggierezza" by Franz Liszt


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

George W. Chadwick: Tam O'Shanter (1915)

Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 8 (1889)

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 (1909)

Modest Mussorgsky: Scherzo (1858)


21:00 INNOVATIONS with Mark Satola - featuring works by Cleveland area composers, presented in cooperation with the Cleveland Composers’ Guild

Chris Auerbach-Brown: Dolphin’ (2006)   Laura Sabo, bass clarinet (private CD) 4:16

Chris Auerbach-Brown: Will the Pharaohs Dance? (1995)  Laura Sabo, bass clarinet (private CD) 4:00

Andrew Rindfleisch: Dixit Dominus (1987)  Isthmus Vocal Ensemble/Scott MacPherson, cond. (Clarion 927) 9:36

Andrew Rindfleisch: Psalm (1996)   Isthmus Vocal Ensemble/Scott MacPherson, cond. (Clarion 927) 4:48

Jack Gallagher: Berceuse   Polish Radio & TV Orchestra of Krakow/Szymon Kawalla, cond. (VMM 3030) 5:12

William Rayer: Night Moods   Takako Masame, Sae Shiragami, violins; Lisa Boyko, viola; Linda Atherton, cello; Mary Kay Fink, flute; Nicholas Underhill, piano (CCG 12-07-14) 8:40)

Rudolph Bubalo: Symmetricality for Piano and Orchestra (1982)   Mark George, piano; Cleveland Chamber Symphony/Edwin London, cond. (TNC/Cambria 1510) 15:32


22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded Friday at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech,


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

Miguel Llobet: Catalan Folksongs

Keith Jarrett: Adagio for Oboe & Strings (1984)

Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Larghetto from Piano Trio No. 6 (1821)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance No. 2 (1802)

Frederick Delius: Romance (1896)

Gerald Finzi: Introit (1936)

John Dowland: Lacrimae Pavan (1596)

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