Program Guide 09-14-2013


September 14

1737 Michael Haydn –  Austrian composer (d.1806); younger brother of Franz Joseph Haydn and an acquaintance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose father, Leopold, criticized the younger Haydn's drinking; Joseph Haydn regarded his brother's music highly, feeling Michael's religious works were superior to his own.

1760 Luigi Cherubini – Italian composer (d.1842); spent most of his working life in France; his most significant compositions are operas and sacred music; Beethoven regarded him as the greatest of his contemporaries.

1910 Lehman Engel – American composer and conductor of Broadway musicals, television and film (d.1982); wrote several books on musical theater including The American Musical Theater: A Consideration, the first book to discuss in detail the writing of a Broadway musical.

1910 Rolf Liebermann – Swiss composer (d.1999); output included chansons, classical, and light music.

2002 first performance of Bright Cecilia: Variations on a Theme by Purcell by Colin Matthews, Judith Weir, Poul Ruders, David Sower, Michael Torke, Anthony Payne, and Magnus Linberg at Royal Albert Hall in London, with the BBC Symphony, Leonard Slatkin conducting; commissioned by BBC Music magazine to celebrate its 10th anniversary.


Recording of the Week

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Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in a Op 50 (1882)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa Solemnis Op 123 (1823)

6:00 CONCIERTO: Celebrating the Latin contribution to classical music with Frank Dominguez

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Op 43 - Mvt 1. Allegretto
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Hannu Lintu, conductor (Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland) 9:39

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F: Finale
Accordo: Steven Copes, violin; Ruggero Allifranchini, violin; Maiya Papach, viola; Ronald Thomas, cello (Christ Church Lutheran, Minneapolis, Minnesota) 27:34

Jean Françaix: Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon 1. Allegro 2. Andante
Linda Chesis, flute; James Roe, oboe; Marianne Gythfeldt, clarinet; Adrian Morejon, bassoon (The Otesaga Resort Hotel; Cooperstown, New York Cooperstown Summer Music Festival) 5:02

Béla Bartók (arr JoAnn Falletta): Romanian Folk Dances
JoAnn Falletta, guitar; Debra Wendells Cross, flute; Robert Alemany, clarinet (Virginia Arts Festival 901) 4:26

Franz Schubert: Adagio in E-flat D 897
Mitsuko Uchida, piano; David McCarroll, violin; Bronwyn Banerdt, cello (Dining Hall, Marlboro, Vermont Marlboro Music Festival) 10:02

Roberto Sierra: Folias
Celil Refik Kaya, guitar; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra JoAnn Falletta, conductor (Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY, JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition) 12:59

10:00 MUSICAL PASSIONS with Eric Kisch: Musical Invective - Part 1


11:10 THE SCORE with Edmund Stone: The Music of Hugo Friedhofer - He was a respected orchestrator who worked with Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Max Steiner. He also wrote award-winning music for films including The Best Years of our Lives, and An Affair to Remember.


1:00 OPERA IN AMERICA: San Francisco Opera
Jake Heggie: Moby Dick (2010)
Greenhorn (Ishmael)… Stephen Costello
Captain Ahab… Jay Hunter Morris
Starbuck… Morgan Smith
Queequeg… Jonathan Lemalu
Pip… Talise Trevigne
Flask… Matthew O’Neill
Stubb… Robert Orth
Conductor: Patrick Summers

4:00 100 BEST CLASSICS Vol. 2

5:00 FROM THE TOP with Christopher O'Riley and America's finest young musicians; for more information, visit the FTT website - recorded February 17, 2013 in Tucson, AZ
Elli Choi, violin, age 11 from New York, NY
Allegro vivo from the Violin Sonata in g by Claude Debussy accompanied by Christopher O'Riley, piano

Elmer Churampi, trumpet, age 16, from Lima, Peru, and studying at the Interlochen Arts Academy
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin (arr Timofei Dokshitser) accompanied by Christopher O'Riley, piano

Augustus Woodrow-Tomizuka, guitar, age 17 from Tucson, AZ
Grande Ouverture Op 61 by Mauro Giuliano

Cameron Williams, piano, age 13 from Tucson, AZ
Suggestion Diabolique Op 4/4 by Sergei Prokofiev

Daniel Kaler, cello, age 15 from Wilmette, IL
Chant du Minestrel (Minstrel's Song) Op 71 by Alexander Glazunov, accompanied by Christopher O'Riley, piano

6:00 FOOTLIGHT PARADE: SOUNDS OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL with Bill Rudman and Bill O’Connell: 1967 on Stage and Screen - The best of the year from the explosiveness of Hair to the gentle whimsy of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

7:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
Luigi Cherubini: Symphony in D (1815)

8:00 SATURDAYS FROM SEVERANCE - The Cleveland Orchestra/Jaap van Zweden; Louis Lortie, piano – recorded live in Severance Hall
Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in f Op 21 (1830)
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in e Op 27 (1908)

10:00 WEEKEND RADIO with Robert Conrad - Selections from A Thurber Carnival...The Wisdom of Mark Levy: Naming Your Dog...and This Week in Media

11:00 LATE PROGRAM with John Simna
Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio from Sonata No. 29 Op 106 Hammerklavier (1818)

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