Program Guide 03-16-2016

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March 16

1870 first performance of the original version of Peter Tchaikovsky’s fantasy-overture Romeo and Juliet in Moscow with Nicolas Rubinstein conducting; the subject was suggested to Tchaikovsky by Mily Balakirev, who also provided the composer with a detailed plot outline and the musical form, including keys; the work was revised twice, and it is the 1880 final version that is most often heard today.

1894 premiere of Jules Massenet's Thaïs in Paris; set in Egypt during Byzantine rule, where a Cenobite monk, Athanaël, attempts to convert Thaïs, an Alexandrian courtesan and devotee of Venus, to Christianity; the opera is often described as bearing a sort of ‘religious eroticism’.

1920 John Addison – English composer (d.1998); best known for film scores for A Bridge Too Far (1977), The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976) and Sleuth (1972) among many others.

1934 Sir Roger Norrington – English conductor (84 years old); founded the Schütz Choir in 1962 and the London Classical Players in 1978.

1937 David Del Tredici – American composer (81 years old); had a decade-long obsession with the work of Lewis Carroll (e.g. An Alice Symphony, Vintage Alice, Adventures Underground, and Final Alice);  awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1980 for In Memory of a Summer Day, the first part of Child Alice.

1953 Claus Peter Flor – German conductor (65 years old); principal guest conductor of the Dallas Symphony from 1999 to 2008, and from 2008 to 2014, music director of the Malaysian Philharmonic.

Recording of the Week

Carl Philippe Emanuel Bach: Symphonies

Mar. 1, 2016
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Program Guide

Wednesday March 16

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:02:00 00:36:04 Robert Schumann Symphony No.  2 in C major  Op 61  Kenneth Woods Orchestra of the Swan Avie  2231

00:40:00 00:15:41 David Del Tredici Virtuoso Alice   Donna Lee, piano Azica  71220

00:58:00 00:26:43 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 99 in E flat major   Sir Roger Norrington London Classical Players EMI  55192

01:27:00 00:32:32 Ignace Jan Paderewski Piano Concerto in A minor  Op 17 London Symphony Orchestra Arthur Fiedler Earl Wild, piano Elan  82266

02:01:00 00:37:06 Bohuslav Martinu Symphony No.  1  Claus Peter Flor Berlin Symphony Orchestra RCA  60154

02:40:00 00:31:20 Gabriel Fauré Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor  Op 15   Emanuel Ax, piano; Isaac Stern, violin; Jaime Laredo, viola; Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  48066

03:13:00 01:07:11 Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 2 in B flat major  Op 52 Bamberg Symphony Claus Peter Flor Lucia Popp, soprano; Julie Kaufmann, soprano; Josef Protschka, tenor; Bamberg Symphony Chorus RCA  60248

04:22:00 00:31:06 Ludwig van Beethoven Egmont: Incidental Music Op 84 Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Cheryl Studer, soprano; Bruno Ganz, speaker DeutGram  435617

04:55:00 00:24:08 Jean Françaix Flute Concerto Helsingborg Symphony Philippe Auguin Manuela Wiesler, flute Bis  529

05:21:00 00:15:34 Johann Sebastian Bach Keyboard Concerto No. 6 in F major  Academy St. Martin in Fields Murray Perahia Murray Perahia, piano Sony  89690

05:39:00 00:06:47 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  1 in C sharp minor  Op 26   Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  18883

05:50:00 00:08:14 Elmer Bernstein To Kill a Mockingbird: Suite  Elmer Bernstein Royal Philharmonic Pops Orch Denon  75288

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:06:10 Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio: Overture Op 72  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  46533

06:15:00 00:08:04 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Grand Tarantelle Op 67 Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference  134

06:25:00 00:03:21 Lars-Erik Larsson A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18  Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671

06:30:00 00:03:22 Gabriel Fauré Masques et bergamasques: Gavotte Op 112  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1004

06:40:00 00:05:12 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from String Quartet #24 Op 20   Daedalus Quartet Bridge  9326

06:45:00 00:03:23 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari School for Fathers: Intermezzo  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10634

06:51:00 00:02:22 Giles Farnaby Rosa Solis   Ian Watson, harpsichord Chandos  8892

06:53:00 00:02:37 Sergei Prokofiev Cinderella: Mazurka  Vladimir Ashkenazy Cleveland Orchestra Decca  410162

06:55:00 00:03:08 John Philip Sousa March 'The Gallant Seventh'  Loras John Schissel Blossom Festival Band MAA  40601

07:05:00 00:05:53 Paul Gilson Sailors' Dances  Alexander Rahbari Brussels Philharmonic MarcoPolo  223418

07:10:00 00:08:20 Ferdinand Hérold Zampa: Overture  Lance Friedel Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  573418

07:20:00 00:02:48 Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon on the 7th tone à 8 No. 2 Philadelphia Brass Ensemble  Cleveland Brass Ensemble Sony  62353

07:25:00 00:02:48 John Addison Sleuth: Overture  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80189

07:30:00 00:04:00 Hieronymus Praetorius Cantate Domino  Ross Duffin Quire Cleveland Quire  2013

07:40:00 00:10:31 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sinfonia in D major   Rebecca Miller Orch of Age of Enlightenment Signum  395

07:54:00 00:03:27 Franz Liszt Schubert Song 'Frühlingsglaube'   Daniil Trifonov, piano Mariinsky  530

07:58:00 00:01:16 Traditional The Cuckoo   Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Claves  600

08:07:00 00:05:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Finale from Symphony No. 34  Sir John Eliot Gardiner English Baroque Soloists Philips  420937

08:15:00 00:08:49 Richard Addinsell Suicide Squadron: Warsaw Concerto BBC Symphony Orchestra Hugh Wolff Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  460503

08:25:00 00:04:09 George Frideric Handel Messiah: All we like sheep Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Singers Avie  2208

08:30:00 00:03:50 Aaron Copland John Henry  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80117

08:40:00 00:07:29 Sir Arthur Sullivan Iolanthe: Overture  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields Philips  434916

08:49:00 00:03:54 Nicola Conforto La festa cinese: Overture  Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv  4792050

08:55:00 00:06:54 Richard Rodgers South Pacific: Overture  John Mauceri Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Philips  434932

09:05:00 00:15:30 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol Op 34  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4785437

09:35:00 00:03:58 Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3  Matthias Maute Ensemble Caprice Analekta  9996

09:54:00 00:02:46 Jean Sibelius Pelléas et Mélisande: Entr'acte  Osmo Vänskä Lahti Symphony Orchestra Bis  918

09:55:00 00:02:58 Frédéric Chopin Waltz No.13 in D flat major  Op 70   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Arabesque  6669

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:00:00 00:04:44 Jules Massenet Thaïs: Méditation BBC Philharmonic Yan Pascal Tortelier Yuri Torchinsky, violin; Liverpool Philharmonic Choir Chandos  9765

10:06:00 00:03:11 Gabriel Fauré Après un rêve Op 7   Anne Akiko Meyers, violin; Emmanuel Ceysson, harp E1 Music  7780

10:11:00 00:12:20 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sinfonia in E flat major   Rebecca Miller Orch of Age of Enlightenment Signum  395

10:26:00 00:03:00 Johann Strauss Jr Cavalry March Op 428  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4782601

10:32:00 00:03:35 Paul Schoenfield Four Souvenirs: Tango   Caroline Goulding, violin; Christopher O'Riley, piano Telarc  80744

10:39:00 00:03:20 Dominick Argento The Dream of Valentino: Tango  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Argo  444454

10:44:00 00:05:00 Richard Rodgers Babes in Arms: Overture  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  63835

10:51:00 00:26:43 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 99 in E flat major   Sir Roger Norrington London Classical Players EMI  55192

11:21:00 00:09:25 Felix Mendelssohn Variations Concertantes in D major  Op 17   Keith Robinson, cello; Donna Lee, piano Blue Griff  237

11:33:00 00:09:38 George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso in D minor  Op 3  Richard Egarr Academy of Ancient Music Harm Mundi  907415

11:45:00 00:08:11 Miklós Rózsa Hungarian Sketch No. 3 "Danza" Op 14  Mariusz Smolij Budapest Symphony Orchestra Naxos  572285

11:55:00 00:04:01 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 36 in A minor  Op 59   Ingrid Fliter, piano EMI  14899

12:06:00 00:07:30 Henri Sauguet La cigale et la fourmi  Daniel Swift CBC Radio Orchestra CBC  5152

12:15:00 00:07:05 Isaac Albéniz Iberia: Fête-dieu à Séville  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80703

12:25:00 00:06:11 Wilhelm Stenhammar Overture from Serenade in F major  Op 31  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  445857

12:32:00 00:04:10 Franz Joseph Haydn Overture to an English Opera  Sir Roger Norrington London Classical Players EMI  55192

12:41:00 00:03:24 Leonard Bernstein Slava! [A Political Overture]  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  62

12:46:00 00:08:58 Camille Saint-Saëns Phaëthon Op 39  Charles Dutoit Philharmonia Orchestra Decca  4785437

12:57:00 00:02:19 Umberto Giordano Fedora: Intermezzo  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10634

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:00:00 00:52:05 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Act 3  Dmitry Yablonsky Russian State Symphony Naxos  555873

13:55:00 00:03:44 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Dubinushka Op 62  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572788

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:00:00 00:02:28 Sergei Prokofiev Humorous Scherzo Op 12   Milan Turkovic, bassoon; Clelia Goldings, bassoon; Daniele Damiano, bassoon; Richard Galler, bassoon Koch Intl  1374

14:03:00 00:02:32 Eugène Bozza Scherzo for Winds Op 48 Scandinavian Wind Quintet  Members of Paula  58

14:07:00 00:16:15 Giuseppe Verdi Don Carlos: Ballet of the Queen  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779

14:27:00 00:10:27 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sinfonia in F  Rebecca Miller Orch of Age of Enlightenment Signum  395

14:42:00 00:14:35 Jacques Ibert Escales 'Ports of Call'  Charles Dutoit Montreal Symphony Orchestra Decca  440332

14:57:00 00:01:52 Johann Sebastian Bach Fugue No. 2 in c from WTC-1  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  572050

15:01:00 00:15:56 Ralph Vaughan Williams Concerto Accademico in D minor  London Symphony Orchestra André Previn James Buswell, violin RCA  60581

15:19:00 00:10:02 Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto after Marcello in D minor    Alexandre Tharaud, piano Harm Mundi  901871

15:32:00 00:03:44 Antonín Dvorák Legend No.  8 in F major  Op 59  Sir Charles Mackerras Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Supraphon  3533

15:40:00 00:08:21 Franz Liszt Legend No.  2 'St. Francis of Paolo   Roberto Plano, piano Azica  71222

15:50:00 00:06:23 Anton Bruckner Scherzo from Symphony No. 3  Kent Nagano Deutsches Symphonie Berlin Harm Mundi  901817

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell
15:58:00 00:05:32 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Love's Labour's Lost: Sarabande Op 167  Andrew Mogrelia Malmö Symphony Orchestra Naxos  572823

16:07:00 00:02:14 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Sea Murmurs Op 24   Daniel Hope, violin; Maria Todtenhaupt, harp DeutGram  4792954

16:12:00 00:12:00 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach String Symphony in A major   Rebecca Miller Orch of Age of Enlightenment Signum  395

16:28:00 00:02:48 John Addison Sleuth: Overture  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80189

16:41:00 00:07:53 Franz Schubert String Trio Movement in B flat major  Kodály Quartet  Members of Naxos  557126

16:52:00 00:02:53 Scott Joplin Stoptime Rag   Joshua Rifkin, piano Nonesuch  79159

16:56:00 00:03:19 Goff Richards Homage to the Noble Grape: Chianti   London Brass Teldec  46069

17:05:00 00:05:23 Alexander Borodin Prince Igor: Polovetsian March  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Philips  442011

17:13:00 00:10:51 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 99  Sir Roger Norrington London Classical Players EMI  55192

17:27:00 00:08:03 John Williams War Horse: The Homecoming  John Williams Symphony Orchestra Sony  797528

17:40:00 00:04:05 Franz Liszt Schubert Song 'Auf dem Wasser zu singen'   Daniil Trifonov, piano Mariinsky  530

17:46:00 00:03:26 Franz Liszt Paraphrase on Schumann's 'Widmung'   Daniil Trifonov, piano Mariinsky  530

17:52:00 00:03:28 Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude 'Wir glauben all' an  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  557883

17:57:00 00:02:26 Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Violin Concerto No. 2 Academy St. Martin in Fields Joshua Bell Joshua Bell, violin Sony  308779

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:19:20 Carl Maria von Weber Symphony No.  2 in C major   Sir Roger Norrington London Classical Players EMI  55348

18:30:00 00:03:44 Guy Ropartz Serenade for Strings  Daniel Swift CBC Radio Orchestra CBC  5152

18:36:00 00:03:03 Dag Wirén Praeludium from Serenade for Strings Op 11  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  7020

18:40:00 00:12:18 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Rhapsody No.  3 in A flat major  Op 45  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8589

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:23:32 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 43 in E flat major   Ádám Fischer Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch Nimbus  5530

19:27:00 00:14:24 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major  Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Eric Ruske, horn Telarc  80367

19:44:00 00:10:38 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach String Symphony in B minor   Rebecca Miller Orch of Age of Enlightenment Signum  395

19:57:00 00:04:18 Andrea Luchesi Piano Sonata in D [No. 1]   Roberto Plano, piano Concerto  2069

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: CIM Live - Cavani String Quartet [Annie Fullard, violin; Mari Sato, violin; Kirsten Docter, viola;
Merry Peckham, cello]; Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin, guest artist;
Jinjoo Cho, violin; Yu Jin, viola, guest artist; Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, cello, guest artist – live from Kulas Hall
20:03:00 00:25:20 Claude Debussy String Quartet in G minor  Op 10   

20:41:00 00:11:00 Dmitri Shostakovich Two Pieces for String Octet Op 11   

21:12:00 00:31:48 Felix Mendelssohn Octet for Strings in E flat major  Op 20   

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims:
recordings by pianist Althea Waites
 

23:00 QUIET HOUR
23:02:00 00:11:50 Peter Tchaikovsky Adagio from Symphony No. 1 Op 13  Claudio Abbado Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sony  48056

23:13:00 00:06:28 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 13 Chamber Orchestra of Europe Sir Roger Norrington Steven Isserlis, cello RCA  68578

23:22:00 00:05:32 Jules Massenet Thaïs: Méditation London Symphony Orchestra Daniel Harding Nicola Benedetti, violin DeutGram  6154

23:27:00 00:05:17 Marc-André Hamelin Meditation on "Laura"   Jenny Lin, piano Steinway  30011

23:32:00 00:04:06 Alexander Glazunov Meditation in D major  Op 32 Russian National Orchestra José Serebrier Rachel Barton Pine, violin Warner  67946

23:39:00 00:06:10 George Walker Lyric for Strings  Edwin London Cleveland Chamber Symphony Albany  270

23:45:00 00:08:44 George Frederick Bristow Nocturne from Symphony in F sharp minor  Op 26  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9169

23:56:00 00:03:06 Sir Edward Elgar In Moonlight from 'In the South' Op 50 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Vernon Handley Natalie Clein, cello EMI  1409

23:57:00 00:02:59 Peter Tchaikovsky None But the Lonely Heart Op 6   Lisa Batiashvili, violin; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, piano DeutGram  4790835

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