Program Guide 06-09-2016

Almanac

June 9

1810 Otto Nicolai – German composer, conductor, and founder of the Vienna Philharmonic (d.1849); best known for his operatic version of Shakespeare's comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor (1849).

1840 Franz Liszt gave a solo performance at the Hanover Square Rooms in London billed as Recitals; this was the first time the term ‘recital’ was used to describe a public musical performance, causing much debate at the time; Liszt is credited with both inventing and naming the now-common solo piano recital.

1860 first performance of Schumann's Cello Concerto by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, at a concert commemorating the late composer's 50th birthday anniversary (June 8); the work had been completed in 1850.

1865 Albéric Magnard – French composer (d.1914); became a national hero in 1914 when he refused to surrender his property to German invaders and died defending it.

1865 Carl Nielsen – Danish composer, conductor and violinist (d.1931); widely recognized as Denmark's greatest composer.

1891 Cole Porter – American composer and songwriter (d.1964); his most successful musical Kiss Me, Kate was an adaptation of Shakespeare; it represented a comeback in 1948 and won the first Tony Award for best musical.

1902 premiere of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 3 in Krefeld, Germany, conducted by the composer; the longest symphony in the standard repertoire, with a typical performance lasting around 90 to 100 minutes.

1904 the London Symphony Orchestra gave its first concert, with Hans Richter conducting.

1912 Ingolf Dahl – German-born American composer, pianist, conductor and educator (d.1970); among his students, Michael Tilson Thomas, Morten Lauridsen and Lawrence Moss; Tilson Thomas said: "Dahl was an inspiring teacher; over and above the subject matter, he showed his students about the practical value of humanism. That is, how to let humanistic concerns infuse your daily existence."  

1938 Charles Wuorinen – American composer (80 years old); awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1970.

1939 first performance of Sir Arnold Bax’s Symphony No. 7 (“dedicated to The People of America”) at Carnegie Hall by the New York Philharmonic, with Sir Adrian Boult conducting; commissioned by the British Council as part of the British Exhibition at 1939 World's Fair, along with Arthur Bliss's Piano Concerto in B-Flat, and Ralph Vaughan Williams' Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus.

1940 first performance of Aaron Copland's Our Town orchestral suite (from the film score), on a CBS radio broadcast; a revised version of the suite was given its first public performance by the Boston Pops conducted by Leonard Bernstein on May 7, 1944.

1951 premiere of Haydn’s opera Orpheus and Eurydice in Florence at the Teatro della Pergola with a cast including Maria Callas and Boris Christoff, led by the legendary German conductor Erich Kleiber; Haydn had composed this opera 160 years earlier in 1791, but the work was never staged in his lifetime

 

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CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH ROB GRIER

00:02:00    00:25:11    Ralph Vaughan Williams    The Wasps: Aristophanic Suite        Michael Stern    Kansas City Symphony    Reference     129
00:29:00    00:08:59    Aaron Copland    Our Town: Suite        Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    RCA     61699
00:40:00    00:25:36    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major     Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra    Leon Fleisher    Leon Fleisher, piano    Sony     743505
01:08:00    01:46:00    Gustav Mahler    Symphony No.  3 in D minor     San Francisco Symphony    Michael Tilson Thomas    Michelle DeYoung, mezzo; Pacific Boychoir; San Francisco Girls' Chorus; Women of the; San Francisco Sym Chorus    SF Sym     3
02:56:00    00:25:44    Joaquín Rodrigo    Concierto en modo galante    London Symphony Orchestra    Enrique Bátiz    Robert Cohen, cello    EMI     67435
03:24:00    00:23:14    E. J. Moeran    Serenade in G major         JoAnn Falletta    Ulster Orchestra    Naxos     573034
03:49:00    00:34:59    Albéric Magnard    Quintet for Piano & Winds in D minor  Op 8            Montreal Wind Society    CBC     1097
04:26:00    00:28:19    Jean Sibelius    Symphony No.  5 in E flat major  Op 82        Christoph von Dohnányi    Cleveland Orchestra    MAA     1032
04:56:00    00:23:09    Mauro Giuliani    Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A major  Op 30    English Chamber Orchestra    Luis García-Navarro    Narciso Yepes, guitar    PentaTone     202
05:21:00    00:18:30    Johann Friedrich Fasch    Concerto for Winds & Strings in G major             Tempesta di Mare    Chandos     783
05:41:00    00:06:01    E. T. A. Hoffmann    The Drink of Immortality: Overture        Johannes Goritzki    German Chamber Academy Neuss    CPO     999606
05:51:00    00:08:11    Johann Strauss Jr    Die Fledermaus: Overture        Franz Welser-Möst    Cleveland Orchestra    MAA     70901

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH JACQUELINE GERBER

06:07:00    00:02:06    Vincenzo Tommasini    The Good-Humored Ladies: Presto        Louis Lane    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     60311
06:13:00    00:05:04    Max von Schillings    Dance of the Flowers        Jan Stulen    WDR Symphony Cologne    CPO     999233
06:17:00    00:03:49    John Thomas    Watching the Wheat            Jacqueline Kerrod, harp    SFM     14
06:23:00    00:07:49    Sergei Rachmaninoff    Suite from Bach's Violin Partita No. 3            Olga Kern, piano    Harm Mundi     907336
06:31:00    00:03:46    Leroy Anderson    Serenata        Leonard Slatkin    BBC Concert Orchestra    Naxos     559357
06:40:00    00:03:28    William Byrd    Ave verum corpus        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
06:45:00    00:05:33    Roderick Williams    Byrd's 'Ave verum corpus' Reimagined        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
06:53:00    00:02:50    Antonín Dvorák    Humoresque No. 4 Op 101            Benjamin Pasternack, piano    Naxos     559777
06:58:00    00:02:41    Julius Fucik    American March 'The Mississippi River' Op 160        Neeme Järvi    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Chandos     5158
07:05:00    00:04:29    Gioacchino Rossini    Il signor Bruschino: Overture        Fritz Reiner    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    RCA     300350
07:10:00    00:07:33    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Allegro from String Quartet No. 4            Jerusalem Quartet    Harm Mundi     902076
07:20:00    00:03:48    George Frideric Handel    Berenice: Minuet        Sir Neville Marriner    Academy St. Martin in Fields    EMI     47027
07:25:00    00:01:55    Kurt Weill    The Ballade of Mack the Knife from    London Symphony Orchestra    Michael Tilson Thomas    Members of    CBS     44798
07:30:00    00:03:47    Otto Nicolai    The Merry Wives of Windsor: Moon Chorus    Vienna Philharmonic    Franz Welser-Möst    Vienna Singverein    DeutGram     4763793
07:40:00    00:07:12    Frank Bridge    The Sea: Seascape        Richard Hickox    BBC National Orch of Wales    Chandos     10012
07:50:00    00:03:04    Giacomo Puccini    Turandot: Nessun dorma    St Cecilia Academy Orchestra    Antonio Pappano    Jonas Kaufmann, tenor; St Cecilia Academy Chorus    Sony     509249
07:54:00    00:02:56    Giacomo Puccini    Turandot: Nessun dorma    London Philharmonic    Zubin Mehta    Luciano Pavarotti, tenor; John Alldis Choir    Decca     417011
07:55:00    00:02:29    Adriano Banchieri    Concerto No. 2 for Brass 'Magnificat'            Empire Brass    Telarc     80204
07:58:00    00:01:30    Dmitri Shostakovich    Ballet Suite No. 1: Galop        Constantine Orbelian    Moscow Chamber Orchestra    Delos     3257

BBC NEWS

08:07:00    00:06:05    Edward MacDowell    Suite No. 2: Village Festival Op 48        Takuo Yuasa    Ulster Orchestra    Naxos     559075
08:15:00    00:05:02    Sérgio Assad    Gypsy Slopes from 'Interchange'    Delaware Symphony    David Amado    William Kanengiser, guitar; Scott Tennant, guitar; John Dearman, guitar; Matthew Greif, guitar    Telarc     31754
08:22:00    00:04:50    Johann Sebastian Bach    Finale from Flute Sonata in G minor             Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord    Delos     3402
08:27:00    00:04:00    Gustav Mahler    Songs of a Wayfarer: Ging heut Morgen    Bavarian Radio Symphony    Rafael Kubelik    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.    DeutGram     4793449
08:32:00    00:03:20    George Frideric Handel    Minuet from Concerto Grosso Op 6            Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     447733
08:40:00    00:10:25    Franz Liszt    Hungarian Rhapsody No.  2 in C sharp minor         Iván Fischer    Budapest Festival Orchestra    DeutGram     4779525
08:50:00    00:03:01    George Harrison    Something            Milos Karadaglic, guitar; Chris Hill, double bass    Mercury     24425
08:55:00    00:03:59    Elmer Bernstein    The Magnificent Seven: Theme        José Serebrier    Royal Philharmonic    Royal Phil     17
09:05:00    00:14:48    Morton Gould    Folk Suite        David Amos    London Symphony Orchestra    Harm Mundi     906010
09:25:00    00:02:46    Leigh Harline    Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs: Heigh Ho    London Music Works        Chorus    Silva     1398
09:31:00    00:04:32    Anton Arensky    Finale from String Quartet No. 1 Op 11            Ying Quartet    Sono Lumin     92143
09:39:00    00:08:12    Franz Joseph Haydn    Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 96        Marc Minkowski    Musicians of the Louvre    Naïve     5176
09:50:00    00:03:09    John Dowland    Come again, sweet love doth now invite    La Nef        Michael Slattery, tenor    Atma     2650
09:52:00    00:06:34    Cole Porter    The Snake in the Grass Ballet        John McGlinn    London Sinfonietta    EMI     54300

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH MARK SATOLA

10:01:00    00:02:48    Arcangelo Corelli    Sarabande & Gigue from Concerto Grosso Op 6        Simon Murphy    New Dutch Academy    PentaTone     31
10:05:00    00:03:22    Johann Sebastian Bach    Orchestral Suite No. 3: Gavotte        Monica Huggett    Ensemble Sonnerie    Avie     2171
10:11:00    00:13:06    Peter Tchaikovsky    Festival Overture Op 15        Geoffrey Simon    London Symphony Orchestra    Chandos     9190
10:26:00    00:03:34    Ottorino Respighi    Ancient Airs Suite No. 1: Gagliarda        Jesús López-Cobos    Lausanne Chamber Orchestra    Telarc     80309
10:31:00    00:03:59    Johannes Brahms    Capriccio in G minor  Op 116            Stanislav Khristenko, piano    Steinway     30032
10:39:00    00:04:48    Franz Schubert    Impromptu No. 2 in E flat major             Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Sony     798943
10:45:00    00:04:08    Alexander Glazunov    Raymonda: Valse fantastique        José Serebrier    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Warner     61939
10:51:00    00:22:52    William Byrd    Mass for Five Voices        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
11:16:00    00:09:59    Carl Nielsen    Helios Overture Op 17        Esa-Pekka Salonen    Swedish Radio Symphony    CBS     42093
11:29:00    00:09:48    Leopold Mozart    Symphony in D major         Matthias Bamert    London Mozart Players    Chandos     10496
11:40:00    00:11:25    Erich Wolfgang Korngold    The Private Lives of Elizabeth & Essex:        André Previn    London Symphony Orchestra    DeutGram     471347
11:53:00    00:06:08    Ludwig van Beethoven    Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 19    Révolutionaire et Romantique    Sir John Eliot Gardiner    Robert Levin, fortepiano    Archiv     453438

BBC NEWS

12:07:00    00:06:10    Cole Porter    Kiss Me, Kate: Overture        John McGlinn    London Sinfonietta    EMI     54300
12:15:00    00:08:21    Josef Rheinberger    Overture to 'The Taming of the Shrew' Op 18        Nikos Athinäos    Frankfurt (Oder) Philharmonic    Signum     6000
12:26:00    00:03:54    Morton Gould    Pavanne from American Symphonette No.  2        David Alan Miller    Albany Symphony Orchestra    Albany     1174
12:32:00    00:03:12    Carl Nielsen    Aladdin Suite: Oriental March Op 34        Howard Griffiths    Brandenburg State Orchestra    Klanglogo     1506
12:40:00    00:08:21    Mily Balakirev    Oriental Fantasy 'Islamey' Op 18        Valéry Gergiev    Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Philips     470840
12:50:00    00:06:36    Dmitri Shostakovich    Finale from Symphony No. 6 Op 54        Franz Welser-Möst    Cleveland Orchestra    MAA     2013
12:57:00    00:02:01    Léo Delibes    Sylvia: Pizzicato        Martin West    San Francisco Ballet Orchestra    Reference     125

BIG WORK AT ONE WITH MARK SATOLA

13:02:00    00:35:56    Carl Nielsen    Symphony No.  4 Op 29        Alan Gilbert    New York Philharmonic    DaCapo     220624
13:40:00    00:19:25    Antonín Dvorák    The Water Goblin Op 107        István Kertész    London Symphony Orchestra    Decca     4785437
14:01:00    00:03:43    Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov    Procession of the Sardar        David Zinman    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra    Telarc     80378
14:05:00    00:04:55    Sir Edward Elgar    March of the Mogul Emperors Op 66        Sir Andrew Davis    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10570
14:12:00    00:13:34    John Ireland    A London Overture        Richard Hickox    London Symphony Orchestra    Chandos     8879
14:27:00    00:03:37    Peter Tchaikovsky    The Maid of Orleans: Gypsy Dance        Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     554845
14:42:00    00:11:32    Ludwig van Beethoven    Piano Sonata No. 22 in F major  Op 54            Peter Takács, piano    Cambria     1175
14:55:00    00:03:58    Ernest Schelling    Suite Fantastique: Scherzo Op 7    BBC Scottish Symphony    Martyn Brabbins    Ian Hobson, piano    Hyperion     66949
15:00:00    00:15:18    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Russian Easter Overture Op 36        Lorin Maazel    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     4785437
15:18:00    00:09:39    Franz Liszt    Hungarian Rhapsody No.  5 in E minor         Iván Fischer    Budapest Festival Orchestra    DeutGram     4779525
15:29:00    00:03:28    John Dowland    Kemp's Jig, Mistress Winter's Jump & My            La Nef    Atma     2650
15:38:00    00:05:33    Roderick Williams    Byrd's 'Ave verum corpus' Reimagined        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
15:46:00    00:07:05    Bedrich Smetana    The Two Widows: Overture        Christoph von Dohnányi    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     444867
15:55:00    00:04:04    Kenneth J. Alford    Colonel Bogey March        Sir Adrian Boult    London Philharmonic    Sony     63052
15:58:00    00:04:39    Phillipe de Monte    Super flumina Babylonis        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH BILL O'CONNELL

16:07:00    00:03:35    William Byrd    Mass for Five Voices: Sanctus &        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
16:13:00    00:10:07    Carl Nielsen    Allegro collerico from Symphony No. 2 Op 16        Alan Gilbert    New York Philharmonic    DaCapo     220623
16:26:00    00:05:28    Cole Porter    Night and Day        John McGlinn    London Sinfonietta    EMI     54300
16:37:00    00:02:11    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 30 in G major  Op 50            Evgeny Kissin, piano    RCA     62542
16:41:00    00:08:42    Felix Mendelssohn    Finale from Symphony No. 5 Op 107        Sir John Eliot Gardiner    London Symphony Orchestra    LSO Live     775
16:52:00    00:02:26    Carl Nielsen    The Greenwood Leaves Are Light Now        Michael Bojesen    Ars Nova Copenhagen    DaCapo     220569
16:57:00    00:02:41    Antonio Vivaldi    Fugue from Concerto for 2 Violins Op 3    Chamber Orchestra of Europe        Daniel Hope, violin; Lorenza Borrani, violin    DeutGram     4777463
17:05:00    00:04:55    Cole Porter    Anything Goes: Overture        John McGlinn    London Sinfonietta    EMI     54300
17:13:00    00:10:09    Jean Sibelius    Allegretto from Symphony No. 2 Op 43        Pierre Monteux    London Symphony Orchestra    Decca     4785437
17:26:00    00:08:38    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Symphony No. 22 in C major         Ton Koopman    Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra    Erato     45714
17:40:00    00:01:24    William Byrd    Mass for Five Voices: Kyrie        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
17:41:00    00:03:37    Roxanna Panufnik    Kyrie after William Byrd        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
17:47:00    00:03:28    William Byrd    Ave verum corpus        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
17:52:00    00:03:30    Cole Porter    DuBarry Was a Lady: Overture        John McGlinn    London Sinfonietta    EMI     54300
17:58:00    00:01:42    Tylman Susato    The Danserye: La Mourisque            New London Consort    l'Oiseau     436131

BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS WITH BILL O'CONNELL

18:09:00    00:21:00    Anton Bruckner    First movement from Symphony No. 4        Franz Welser-Möst    Cleveland Orchestra    Arthaus     101682
18:32:00    00:04:59    William Byrd    Mass for Five Voices: Gloria        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
18:38:00    00:03:30    William Byrd    Mass for Five Voices: Agnus Dei        Suzi Digby    Ora    Harm Mundi     906102
18:44:00    00:08:17    Otto Nicolai    The Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture        Lance Friedel    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Naxos     573418
18:55:00    00:03:53    William Byrd    Qui Passa: for my lady Nevell            Alan Feinberg, piano    Steinway     30019

KEYBANK SYMPHONY AT SEVEN WITH JOHN SIMNA

19:02:00    00:25:26    Robert Schumann    Cello Concerto in A minor  Op 129    Cleveland Orchestra    Sir Neville Marriner    Lynn Harrell, cello    Decca     410019
19:29:00    00:27:13    Louis Théodore Gouvy    Symphony No. 4 in D minor  Op 25        Jacques Mercier    German Radio Philharmonic    CPO     777382

ESSENTIAL CLASSICS WITH JOHN SIMNA

20:02:00    00:25:36    Franz Joseph Haydn    Symphony No.101 in D major         Marc Minkowski    Musicians of the Louvre    Naïve     5176
20:30:00    00:26:29    Ludwig van Beethoven    Symphony No.  8 in F major  Op 93        Christoph von Dohnányi    Cleveland Orchestra    Telarc     80091
20:56:00    00:03:01    Sir Thomas Beecham    The Gods Go a'Begging: Gavotte        Yehudi Menuhin    Royal Philharmonic    MCA     6231

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY WITH JIM CUNNINGHAM -  Omer Meir Wellber, conductor; Pablo Villegas, guitar

21:04:00    00:13:34    Claude Debussy    Petite Suite    
21:21:00    00:21:29    Joaquín Rodrigo    Concierto de Aranjuez 
21:44:00    00:04:43    Francisco Tárrega    Recuerdos de la Alhambra           
21:55:00    00:57:23    Peter Tchaikovsky    Manfred Symphony Op 58       

SHH! QUIET HOUR WITH JOHN SIMNA

23:02:00    00:05:16    Jack Gallagher    Berceuse        JoAnn Falletta    London Symphony Orchestra    Naxos     559652
23:07:00    00:11:49    Eric Whitacre    The River Cam    London Symphony Orchestra    Eric Whitacre    Julian Lloyd Webber, cello    Decca     16636
23:21:00    00:07:34    Henryk Wieniawski    Légende in G minor  Op 17    London Symphony Orchestra    Lawrence Foster    Gil Shaham, violin    DeutGram     431815
23:28:00    00:07:06    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco    Andantino from Guitar Concerto No. 1 Op 99    London Symphony Orchestra    Luis García-Navarro    Narciso Yepes, guitar    PentaTone     202
23:38:00    00:16:12    Ralph Vaughan Williams    Lento from Symphony No. 2        Richard Hickox    London Symphony Orchestra    Chandos     9902
23:56:00    00:03:13    Gabriel Fauré    Requiem: Pie Jesu    London Symphony Orchestra    Klauspeter Seibel    Sir James Galway, flute    DeutGram     3024
23:56:00    00:02:48    Alberto Ginastera    Estancia: Twilight Idyll        Gisèle Ben-Dor    London Symphony Orchestra    Naxos     570999

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