Program Guide 06-07-2017


June 7

1897 George Szell - Hungarian-born American conductor and occasional composer/arranger (d.1970); legendary Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra, 1946-1970; widely considered one of the twentieth century's greatest conductors.

1937 Neeme Järvi - Estonian conductor (83 years old); he and his wife Lilia have three children, the conductors Paavo Järvi and Kristian Järvi, and flutist Maarika Järvi.

1941 Jaime Laredo - Bolivian violinist and conductor (79 years old); he came to Cleveland in 1953 to study at the Cleveland Music School Settlement under Cleveland Orchestra Concertmaster Josef Gingold before going on to the Curtis Institute of Music; he and wife Sharon Robinson are members of the string faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

1945 premiere of Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes at Sadler's Wells; the masterpiece of 20th- century English opera, the American premiere was given in 1946 at Tanglewood conducted by Leonard Bernstein.     

1963 Roberto Alagna - French tenor (57 years old); as a teen he began busking and singing pop in Parisian cabarets; he later switched to opera, influenced by recordings of many historic tenors but primarily by the films of Mario Lanza.

Recording of the Week

Johann Sebastian Bach

Jun. 5, 2017

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00 00:30:10 Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream Incidental  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony  485

00:38:00 00:18:24 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No.  3 in A minor    Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534

01:00:00 00:21:36 George Szell Lyric Overture Op 5  Louis Lane CIM Orchestra CIM  2152

01:24:00 00:37:20 Zdenek Fibich Symphony No.  3 in E minor  Op 53  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9328

02:04:00 00:47:34 Franz Schubert Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major    Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello Bridge  9376

02:55:00 01:15:33 Gustav Mahler Symphony No.  9 in D major   George Szell Cleveland Orchestra MAA  97

04:15:00 00:16:55 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes Op 33  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  120

04:35:00 00:24:09 Ernö Dohnányi Variations on a Nursery Song Op 25 Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Eldar Nebolsin, piano Naxos  572303

05:02:00 00:24:05 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 94 in G  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  768779

05:28:00 00:15:45 Dmitri Shostakovich Ballet Suite No. 3  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8730

05:48:00 00:06:26 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  4 in F major  Op 46  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony  209

05:55:00 00:02:58 Elmer Bernstein To Kill a Mockingbird: Main Title  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80708


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:04:21 Eric Whitacre Sleep  Noel Edison Elora Festival Singers Naxos  559677

06:15:00 00:08:34 Ludwig van Beethoven Egmont: Overture Op 84  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  46532

06:25:00 00:04:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Idomeneo: Overture  Martin Pearlman Boston Baroque Telarc  31827

06:30:00 00:02:36 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Act 3 Introduction  Dmitry Yablonsky Russian State Symphony Naxos  555873

06:40:00 00:07:08 Franz Joseph Haydn Allegro from Symphony No. 31  Christopher Hogwood Academy of Ancient Music l'Oiseau  430082

06:47:00 00:03:58 Raymond Scott Boy Scout in Switzerland   Quartet San Francisco ViolinJazz  105

06:51:00 00:02:50 Giacomo Puccini La bohème: O Mimì tu più non torni Orchestra of La Scala Riccardo Chailly Roberto Alagna, tenor; Simon Keenlyside, baritone Decca  466070

06:55:00 00:02:20 John Philip Sousa March 'Royal Welch Fusiliers'  Keith Brion New Sousa Band Delos  3102

07:03:00 00:06:53 Andrea Luchesi Piano Sonata in G   Roberto Plano, piano Concerto  2069

07:10:00 00:09:18 Antonín Dvorák Carnival Overture Op 92  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  63151

07:20:00 00:02:56 George Frideric Handel Acis and Galatea: O ruddier than the Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Bryn Terfel, baritone DeutGram  453480

07:25:00 00:02:13 Dmitri Shostakovich Ballet Suite No. 2: Polka  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8730

07:30:00 00:04:39 Ottorino Respighi The Pines of Rome: The Pines of the  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779

07:40:00 00:03:37 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 2  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80660

07:47:00 00:05:43 Erik Satie Jack in the Box   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  470290

07:53:00 00:01:38 Sergei Prokofiev The Love for Three Oranges: March Op 33  Walter Weller London Philharmonic Decca  4785437

07:55:00 00:02:53 Jerome Moross The Big Country: Theme  José Serebrier Royal Philharmonic Royal Phil  17

08:07:00 00:07:14 Antonio Vivaldi Flute Concerto in G major  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Patrick Gallois, flute DeutGram  437839

08:18:00 00:06:56 Gioacchino Rossini Il viaggio a Reims: Overture  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  62653

08:26:00 00:03:49 George Gershwin The Man I Love   Alan Feinberg, piano Argo  436121

08:30:00 00:05:02 Jeannette Sorrell Sugarloaf Mountain Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire Ensemble Singers Avie  2329

08:31:00 00:03:50 Richard Strauss Andante for Horn & Piano in C major    Richard King, horn; Randall Fusco, piano Panorámico  2009

08:45:00 00:05:59 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Trio in B-Flat   Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello Koch Intl  7724

08:55:00 00:05:36 Lionel Bart Selections from 'Oliver!'  Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra Azica  72216

09:05:00 00:17:19 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra MAA  75

09:28:00 00:04:49 Henry Schoenefeld Characteristic Suite: Scherzo Op 15  Reuben Blundell Gowanus Arts Ensemble New Focus  166

09:35:00 00:05:39 Joseph Achron Hebrew Dance Op 35   Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano Canary  10

09:45:00 00:09:59 Georg Philipp Telemann Suite in b for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon &   European Baroque Soloists Denon  9614

09:55:00 00:03:05 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No. 11 in F major  Op 72  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony  209


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00 00:02:13 Carl Maria von Weber Turandot: March  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  8766

10:03:00 00:03:26 Robert Schumann Abendlied Op 107  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9227

10:09:00 00:11:11 Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso in D major  Op 6  Catherine Mackintosh Orch of Age of Enlightenment BBC  201

10:21:00 00:07:38 Francesco Geminiani Concerto Grosso No.11 in E major   Andrew Manze Academy of Ancient Music Harm Mundi  907261

10:31:00 00:04:23 Giacomo Puccini Manon Lescaut: Act 2 Prelude  Riccardo Chailly Verdi Symphony Milan Decca  2141

10:39:00 00:05:45 Giuseppe Verdi Four Seasons Ballet: Winter  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779

10:46:00 00:03:03 Joseph Hellmesberger Jr Valse espagnole  Daniel Barenboim Vienna Philharmonic Decca  12569

10:51:00 00:19:25 Paul Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  53258

11:11:00 00:08:48 Josef Strauss Waltz 'Delirious' Op 212  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra IMG  75962

11:22:00 00:08:32 Anton Arensky Fantasia on Russian Folksongs Op 48 Russian Philharmonic Orchestra Dmitry Yablonsky Konstantin Scherbakov, piano Naxos  570526

11:33:00 00:08:34 Frédéric Chopin Funeral March from Piano Sonata No. 2 Op 35   Martha Argerich, piano DeutGram  4796018

11:44:00 00:07:22 John Field Rondeau in A flat major  London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Míceál O'Rourke, piano Chandos  9534

11:53:00 00:06:14 Richard Rodgers Carousel: Waltz   Jenny Lin, piano Steinway  30011

12:06:00 00:10:35 Alexander Borodin Prince Igor: Polovetsian Dances  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  93019

12:19:00 00:07:08 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Three  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572693

12:27:00 00:02:01 Léo Delibes Sylvia: Pizzicato  Martin West San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Reference  125

12:31:00 00:03:44 Carl Maria von Weber Turandot: Overture  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  8766

12:38:00 00:03:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Les Petits riens: Overture  Rinaldo Alessandrini Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Naïve  30479

12:43:00 00:11:06 Roger Quilter A Children's Overture Op 17  Adrian Leaper Slovak Radio Symphony MarcoPolo  223444

12:55:00 00:03:01 Ernesto Lecuona Vals romantico   Kathryn Stott, piano EMI  56803



13:01:00 00:31:47 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.  4 in B flat major  Op 60  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony  214

13:34:00 00:11:33 Richard Wagner A Faust Overture  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  62403

13:47:00 00:12:32 Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No.  1 in D major  Op 25  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra MAA  75


14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00 00:02:31 Johann Strauss Jr Polka 'Tritsch-Tratsch' Op 214  Nikolaus Harnoncourt Berlin Philharmonic Teldec  24489

14:03:00 00:02:45 Johann Strauss Furioso Galop Op 114  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4782601

14:08:00 00:13:31 Dmitri Shostakovich Ballet Suite No. 1 Op 84  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8730

14:24:00 00:06:06 Felix Mendelssohn Andante in E major  Op 81   Pacifica Quartet Cedille  82

14:35:00 00:03:30 Traditional Basle March   Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Claves  600

14:41:00 00:12:10 Johann Sebastian Bach Italian Concerto in F major    Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534

14:55:00 00:03:44 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Dubinushka Op 62  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572788

15:01:00 00:16:45 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes Op 33  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80660

15:20:00 00:07:31 Ralph Vaughan Williams Scherzo: The Waves from 'A Sea Symphony' Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Robert Spano Atlanta Symphony Chorus Telarc  80588

15:30:00 00:04:20 Hector Berlioz The Damnation of Faust: Rákóczy March  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra MAA  10603

15:37:00 00:06:08 Franz Schubert Scherzo from Octet Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Robert Marcellus, clarinet; Myron Bloom, horn; George Goslee, bassoon MAA  97

15:45:00 00:08:45 Gioacchino Rossini Il turco in Italia: Overture   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  415363

15:56:00 00:01:58 Georges Bizet Carmen Suite No. 2: Habanera  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80703

15:58:00 00:04:23 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 3  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80660


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Britten's "Peter Grimes"

16:06:00 00:03:43 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 2  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  120

16:13:00 00:11:27 Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture Op 21  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony  485

16:28:00 00:06:15 Bedrich Smetana The Bartered Bride: Overture  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  63151

16:37:00 00:02:04 Vincent Persichetti Divertimento for Band: March  Leopold Stokowski Stokowski Symphony Orchestra EMI  65614

16:41:00 00:08:58 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Two Minuets from Divertimento No.2  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  86793

16:52:00 00:02:25 Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony  488

16:57:00 00:02:00 Francisco Tárrega Lágrima   Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  15579

17:04:00 00:06:07 George W. Chadwick Symphonic Sketches: Hobgoblin  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9334

17:13:00 00:10:13 Franz Schubert Andante from Piano Trio No. 2   Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello Bridge  9376

17:26:00 00:09:04 Carl Nielsen Allegro from Symphony No. 1 Op 7  Alan Gilbert New York Philharmonic DaCapo  220624

17:40:00 00:05:08 Anonymous Spiritual 'There is a Balm in Gilead'  Anton Armstrong St. Olaf Choir; Marvis Martin, soprano St.Olaf  2159

17:47:00 00:03:13 Anonymous Spiritual 'Sometimes I Feel Like a Eastman Wind Ensemble Donald Hunsberger Wynton Marsalis, cornet CBS  42137

17:52:00 00:02:50 Giacomo Puccini La bohème: O Mimì tu più non torni Orchestra of La Scala Riccardo Chailly Roberto Alagna, tenor; Simon Keenlyside, baritone Decca  466070

17:57:00 00:03:03 George Frideric Handel Sarabande from Keyboard Suite in D minor  Chamber Orchestra of Europe  Daniel Hope, violin; Members of DeutGram  13993



18:09:00 00:14:02 Sergei Prokofiev Russian Overture Op 72  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  10538

18:25:00 00:04:45 Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt: Act 2 Prelude 'Ingrid's  Paavo Järvi Estonian National Symphony VirginClas  45722

18:32:00 00:04:00 Maurice Ravel Finale from Piano Concerto in G major  MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Kristjan Järvi Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  503245

18:38:00 00:14:49 Peter Tchaikovsky Mozartiana Suite: Theme & Variations Op 61  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  8777

18:56:00 00:03:10 Maurice Ravel Mother Goose: The Fairy Garden  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80601


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00 00:22:39 Claude Debussy La mer  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony  489

19:27:00 00:29:05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Robert Casadesus, piano Sony  780837


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Oberlin Conservatory 2016 Senior Concerto Competition winners in Ricky Ian Gordon's and flowers pick themselves and Shulamit Ran's Violin Concerto. Also Louis-Nicolas Clérembault’s Orphée, “Black Anemones” by Joseph Schwantner, and as an encore, the finale from Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra.


21:22:00 00:36:04 Robert Schumann Symphony No.  2 in C major  Op 61  Kenneth Woods Orchestra of the Swan Avie  2231


22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by singer Roland Hayes

Roland Hayes, arr: The Life of Christ

Roland Hayes, arr: The Art of Roland Hayes


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:00 00:04:53 Ron Nelson Sarabande 'For Katharine in April'  Howard Hanson Eastman-Rochester Orchestra Mercury  434347

23:06:00 00:04:39 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No. 1: Sarabande   Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534

23:11:00 00:06:44 Constant Lambert Sarabande for the Followers of Virgo  Barry Wordsworth BBC Concert Orchestra Argo  436118

23:18:00 00:08:17 Alexander Borodin Nocturne from String Quartet No.  2  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  435757

23:27:00 00:06:04 Anatoly Liadov The Enchanted Lake Op 62  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  93019

23:34:00 00:06:12 Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream: Nocturne Op 61  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  82849

23:41:00 00:11:40 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Clarinet Quintet Op 115 Chamber Ensemble  Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Mercury  4811409

23:53:00 00:03:03 Aram Khachaturian Masquerade: Romance  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8542

23:56:00 00:01:54 Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces Book 10: Remembrances Op 71   Per Tengstrand, piano Azica  71207


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