Program Guide 06-30-2017

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June 30

1722 Jirí Antonín Benda baptized – Bohemian Kapellmeister, violinist and composer (d.1795); his most important contribution is in the area of German melodrama, a form of musical stage entertainment that influenced Mozart.

1846 Riccardo Drigo – Italian composer of ballet music and Italian opera, theatrical conductor, and pianist (d.1930); wrote many pieces considered cornerstones of the classical ballet repertory.

1892 László Lajtha – Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist and conductor (d.1963); one of Hungary's most important composers, though awareness of his music is not what it should be after years of  suppression by the Communist regime due to the composer's support for the 1956 uprising.

1932 Martin Mailman – American composer (d.2000); noted for his music for orchestra, chorus, multimedia, and winds.

1958 Esa-Pekka Salonen – Finnish conductor and composer (60 years old); currently Principal Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London and Conductor Laureate of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

1974 Michael Christie – American conductor (44 years old); Oberlin graduate and in 2012 first-ever Music Director of Minnesota Opera.

1985 Rafal Blechacz – Polish pianist (33 years old); in 2005 became the sole recipient of all five first prizes at the 15th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, taking Firsts in the Polonaise, Mazurka, Sonata, and Concerto Prizes

Recording of the Week

Impromptu

Jun. 26, 2017
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CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell
00:02:00 00:41:05 Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto No.  1 in E minor  Op 11 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jerzy Semkow Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795448
00:46:00 00:43:47 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  1 in G minor  Op 13  Claudio Abbado Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sony  48056
01:33:00 00:24:40 Carl Nielsen Clarinet Concerto Op 57 Swedish Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Haken Rosengren, clarinet Sony  53276
02:00:00 00:32:35 Antonín Dvorák String Quintet No. 3 in E flat major  Op 97 Emerson String Quartet  Paul Neubauer, viola DeutGram  4778765
02:35:00 00:43:19 Alexander Glazunov Symphony No.  2 in F sharp minor  Op 16  José Serebrier Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Warner  68904
03:21:00 00:27:06 Ludwig van Beethoven Quintet for Piano & Winds in E flat major  Op 16   Radu Lupu, piano; Han de Vries, oboe; George Pieterson, clarinet; Vicente Zarzo, horn; Brian Pollard, bassoon Decca  414291
03:51:00 00:27:20 Darius Milhaud Symphonie No. 1 Op 210  Michel Plasson Orch du Capitole de Toulouse DeutGram  435437
04:21:00 00:20:12 George Frideric Handel Chandos Anthem No.  6  'As pants the The Sixteen Choir & Orch Harry Christophers Lynne Dawson, soprano; Ian Partridge, tenor Chandos  504
04:44:00 00:35:01 Camille Saint-Saëns Symphony No.  3 in C minor  Op 78 Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot Joseph Adam, organ SeattleSM  1002
05:22:00 00:13:34 John Ireland A London Overture  Richard Hickox London Symphony Chandos  8879
05:38:00 00:07:14 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 8 in F minor    Shai Wosner, piano Onyx  4172
05:51:00 00:05:08 John Johnson Lute Duet 'Greensleeves'   Sharon Isbin, guitar Sony  745456

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:04:24 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from Symphony No.  6  Ádám Fischer Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch Nimbus  5240
06:15:00 00:09:19 Tomaso Albinoni Concerto à 6 for Trumpet & Winds in C major  Wind Ensemble Bob van Asperen Wolfgang Basch, trumpet DHM  7976
06:28:00 00:06:05 Jean-Philippe Rameau Dardanus: Chaconne   Les Délices Délices  2013
06:32:00 00:02:27 Traditional The Cuckoo  John Rutter Cambridge Singers; Rachel Masters, harp Collegium  120
06:40:00 00:11:24 Bedrich Smetana The Bartered Bride: Three Dances  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony  215
06:51:00 00:03:07 Christoph Willibald Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice: Mélodie   Sarah Chang, violin; Charles Abramovic, piano EMI  56791
06:59:00 00:02:49 Gustav Holst First Suite for Military Band: March Op 28  Frederick Fennell Cleveland Symphonic Winds Telarc  80606
07:03:00 00:07:23 Zoltán Kodály Finale from Symphony in C major   Antal Doráti Philharmonia Hungarica Decca  443006
07:10:00 00:08:28 Joh. Christoph Friedrich Bach Symphony No.  4 in E  Dennis Russell Davies Orchestra of St Luke's MusicMast  7062
07:25:00 00:03:43 Ludwig van Beethoven Entrata from Serenade Op 25 Houston Symphony  Aralee Dorough, flute; Members of Dorough  2016
07:30:00 00:03:27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Presto from String Quartet No. 3   Cuarteto Casals Harm Mundi  987060
07:40:00 00:08:08 Ludwig van Beethoven Finale from Sonata No. 27 Op 90   Daniel Shapiro, piano Azica  71234
07:50:00 00:03:08 John Lennon/Paul McCartney The Fool on the Hill Chamber Ensemble Christopher Austin Milos Karadaglic, guitar Mercury  24425
07:55:00 00:03:04 Alberto Ginastera Ollantay: The Warriors Op 17  Gisèle Ben-Dor BBC National Orch of Wales Naxos  570999
08:07:00 00:07:03 Ludwig van Beethoven Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5 Op 67  Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony Reference  718
08:15:00 00:07:04 Max Bruch Finale from Violin Concerto No. 1 Op 26 Czech Philharmonic Jakub Hrusa Nicola Benedetti, violin DeutGram  4764092
08:25:00 00:02:28 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4: Bourrée  Monica Huggett Ensemble Sonnerie Avie  2171
08:30:00 00:04:51 Silvius Leopold Weiss Presto   Alexandre Lagoya, guitar Erato  45692
08:40:00 00:06:59 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 6 in A flat major    Shai Wosner, piano Onyx  4172
08:50:00 00:01:51 Carl Nielsen The Mother: The Fog is Lifting   Judith Hall, flute; Elinor Bennett, harp Nimbus  5247
08:55:00 00:06:16 Frederick Loewe My Fair Lady: Suite   Richard Glazier, piano Centaur  3347
09:05:00 00:18:28 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 89 in F major   Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Sony  66253
09:30:00 00:10:10 Franz Waxman Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Suite Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Los Angeles Master Chorale Philips  442425
09:45:00 00:07:45 Alexander Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Philips  470840
09:55:00 00:03:12 Johann Strauss Radetzky March Op 228  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Sony  544071

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:00:00 00:03:04 Armas Järnefelt Berceuse Swedish Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Mats Zetterqvist, violin; Mats Rondin, cello Sony  46668
10:04:00 00:03:51 Hugo Alfvén The Mountain King: Dance of the  Esa-Pekka Salonen Swedish Radio Symphony Sony  46668
10:11:00 00:09:16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 23 in D major   Claudio Abbado Berlin Philharmonic Sony  66859
10:21:00 00:05:06 Carl Stamitz Rondo from Cello Concerto No. 1 Prague Chamber Orchestra Christian Benda Christian Benda, cello Naxos  550865
10:28:00 00:04:07 Philippe Gaubert Tarantelle   Fenwick Smith, flute; John Ferrillo, oboe; Sally Pinkas, piano Naxos  557305
10:36:00 00:06:18 Camille Saint-Saëns Tarantelle in A minor  Op 6 Tapiola Sinfonietta Jean Jacques Kantorow Sharon Bezaly, flute; Harri Mäki, clarinet Bis  1359
10:45:00 00:04:00 Sergei Prokofiev The Stone Flower: Maidens' Dance Op 118  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  10481
10:52:00 00:23:35 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 82 in C major   Esa-Pekka Salonen Stockholm Chamber Orchestra Sony  45972
11:17:00 00:07:14 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 8 in F minor    Shai Wosner, piano Onyx  4172
11:27:00 00:09:37 Muzio Clementi Overture No. 1 in C major   Francesco d'Avalos Philharmonia Orchestra ASV  803
11:40:00 00:07:46 Maurice Ravel Pavane for a Princess of the Past   Andrei Gavrilov, piano DeutGram  437532
11:50:00 00:10:40 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for 2 Cellos in G minor  European Union Chamber Orch Hans-Peter Hofmann Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, cello Naxos  573374
12:06:00 00:08:23 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Caucasian Sketches Suite No. 1:  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Telarc  80378
12:18:00 00:08:15 Peter Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin: Waltz  Semyon Bychkov Berlin Philharmonic Philips  420237
12:29:00 00:03:22 Dmitri Shostakovich Dolls' Dances: Lyric Waltz Bavarian Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Lisa Batiashvili, violin DeutGram  15203
12:37:00 00:06:25 Léo Delibes Coppélia: Prélude & Mazurka  Martin West San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Reference  125
12:46:00 00:09:16 Dmitri Shostakovich Overture on Russian & Kirghiz Folk  Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Brilliant  6735
12:56:00 00:03:32 Joseph Lamb American Beauty Rag   Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur  3340

THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:01:00 00:28:39 George W. Chadwick Symphonic Sketches  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9334
13:32:00 00:15:47 Howard Hanson Merry Mount: Suite  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  559702
13:49:00 00:10:43 Aaron Copland Billy the Kid: Three Dances  Hugh Wolff St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Teldec  77310

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:01:00 00:02:31 Josef Strauss Polka 'The Soubrette' Op 109  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Sony  544071
14:04:00 00:04:55 Eduard Strauss Quadrille on Themes from 'Carmen' Op 134  Claudio Abbado Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  431628
14:12:00 00:12:37 Jean Sibelius Kullervo: Introduction Op 7  Esa-Pekka Salonen Los Angeles Philharmonic Sony  52563
14:27:00 00:11:06 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 7 in B flat major    Shai Wosner, piano Onyx  4172
14:41:00 00:09:36 Felix Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 10 in B minor    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437528
14:53:00 00:03:59 Traditional Lucerne Song Philip Jones Brass Ensemble  John Fletcher, tuba Claves  600
14:58:00 00:01:30 Claudio Monteverdi L'Orfeo: Toccata  Myung-Whun Chung St Cecilia Academy Orchestra DeutGram  471566
15:01:00 00:15:35 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No.  1 in B flat major    Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534
15:19:00 00:07:08 Georg Philipp Telemann Wind Quartet No.  1 in D   European Baroque Soloists Denon  9613
15:28:00 00:01:28 Henry Purcell Abdelazer: Rondeau  Jeanne Lamon Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik  1001
15:31:00 00:04:09 Isaac Albéniz Suite Española: Sevilla Op 47  Enrique Bátiz State of Mexico Symphony ASV  888
15:39:00 00:07:00 Manuel de Falla La vida breve: Interlude & Spanish Dance  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80149
15:48:00 00:08:07 Ludwig van Beethoven Andante favori in F major    Peter Takács, piano Cambria  1175
15:58:00 00:06:16 Frédéric Chopin Impromptu No.  3 in G flat major  Op 51   Shai Wosner, piano Onyx  4172

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Herrmann's "Wuthering Heights"
16:08:00 00:02:46 Gabriela Montero Improvisation on 'Happy Birthday'   Gabriela Montero, piano DeutGram  4795096
16:14:00 00:07:57 John Rutter First Movement from 'Beatles' Concerto Royal Philharmonic John Rutter Peter Rostal, piano; Paul Schaefer, piano Decca  1821
16:26:00 00:07:00 Erich Wolfgang Korngold A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture  Gerd Albrecht Deutsches Symphonie Berlin CPO  999449
16:36:00 00:03:11 Claude Debussy Images, Book 1: Mouvement   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Hortus  113
16:41:00 00:07:55 Riccardo Drigo Pas de deux for Adam's 'Le Corsaire'  Richard Bonynge London Symphony Decca  433862
16:52:00 00:02:51 Horacio Salgán Don Agustín Bardi   Mirian Conti, piano Steinway  30010
16:57:00 00:02:41 Edvard Grieg Holberg Suite: Prelude Op 40  Domenico Boyagian Ohio Philharmonic Centaur  3311
17:04:00 00:06:23 Sir William Walton Coronation March 'Crown Imperial'  André Previn Royal Philharmonic Telarc  80125
17:13:00 00:08:47 Frédéric Chopin Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 21 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jerzy Semkow Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795448
17:25:00 00:10:19 André Grétry Céphale et Procris: Ballet Suite  Stefan Sanderling Orchestre de Bretagne ASV  1095
17:40:00 00:05:59 Eric Whitacre Water Night  Eric Whitacre London Symphony Decca  16636
17:47:00 00:03:17 Eric Whitacre A Boy and a Girl  Noel Edison Elora Festival Singers Naxos  559677
17:52:00 00:02:41 Frédéric Chopin Etude No. 12 in C minor  Op 10   Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano Decca  4785437
17:57:00 00:02:05 Sergei Prokofiev Scherzo from Piano Sonata No. 2 Op 14   Burning River Brass BurnRiver  2013

DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:20:20 Gustav Mahler Bach Suite for Organ, Harpsichord &  Esa-Pekka Salonen Los Angeles Philharmonic Sony  89012
18:31:00 00:03:28 John Dowland Kemp's Jig, Mistress Winter's Jump & My   La Nef Atma  2650
18:36:00 00:02:15 John Dowland Fine knacks for ladies   La Nef Atma  2650
18:40:00 00:11:27 Jirí Antonín Benda Sinfonia No. 12 in A  Christian Benda Prague Chamber Orchestra Naxos  553409
18:56:00 00:03:09 John Dowland Come again, sweet love doth now invite La Nef  Michael Slattery, tenor Atma  2650

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:13:10 Giacomo Meyerbeer Dinorah: Overture  Darrell Ang New Zealand Symphony Naxos  573195
19:17:00 00:08:45 Edvard Grieg Sigurd Jorsalfar: Homage March Op 56  Esa-Pekka Salonen Swedish Radio Symphony Sony  46668

19:30 SPECIAL: ChamberFest Cleveland, live from Reinberger Chamber Hall in Severance Hall, “Sunset” - Artists: Julie Albers, cello; Diana Cohen, violin; Oliver Herbert, cello;
Yura Lee, viola; Teng Li, viola; Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; Josef Spacek, violin; Roman Rabinovich, piano
Richard Strauss: String Sextet from ‘Capriccio’ Op 85
Robert Schumann: Piano Trio No. 3 in g Op 110
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quintet No. 6 in E-Flat K 614

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Herrmann's "Wuthering Heights"
21:00:00 00:03:35 John Stafford Smith The Star Spangled Banner  Leonard Slatkin Nashville Symphony Naxos  570716
21:03:00 00:03:59 Elmer Bernstein The Magnificent Seven: Theme  José Serebrier Royal Philharmonic Royal Phil  17
21:07:00 00:04:46 John Williams Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone:  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80600
21:12:00 00:03:07 Meredith Willson The Music Man: 76 Trombones  Loras John Schissel Blossom Festival Band MAA  40601
21:15:00 00:03:33 John Philip Sousa March 'The Northern Pines'  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  85
21:19:00 00:02:46 George Gershwin Promenade 'Walking the Dog' Cincinnati Pops Orchestra John Morris Russell Jonathan Gunn, clarinet FanfareCin  4
21:21:00 00:02:39 John Philip Sousa March 'Semper Fidelis'  Loras John Schissel Blossom Festival Band MAA  40601
21:24:00 00:03:02 Richard Hayman Armed Forces Medley  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80175
21:27:00 00:15:41 Peter Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture Op 49 Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Erich Kunzel Kiev Symphony Chorus; Cincinnati Children's Choir Telarc  80541
21:43:00 00:03:49 John Philip Sousa March 'The Stars and Stripes Forever' Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Erich Kunzel May Festival Chorus Telarc  80144
22:33:00 00:12:10 Johann Sebastian Bach Italian Concerto in F major    Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534
22:47:00 00:05:33 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No. 18 in E major  Op 62   Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  10870
22:54:00 00:04:59 Johann Sebastian Bach Fantasia & Fugue in A minor    Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534

QUIET HOUR
23:02:00 00:05:28 Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt: Solveig's Cradle Song Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra Esa-Pekka Salonen Barbara Hendricks, soprano CBS  44528
23:07:00 00:05:48 Jean Sibelius Kuolema: Scene with Cranes Op 44  Gidon Kremer Kremerata Baltica Nonesuch  287228
23:13:00 00:05:55 Johan Halvorsen Andante religioso Bergen Philharmonic Neeme Järvi Marianne Thorsen, violin Chandos  10584
23:21:00 00:08:15 Antonín Dvorák Lento from String Quartet No. 12 Op 96   Brodsky Quartet Chandos  10801
23:29:00 00:07:33 Sergei Rachmaninoff Largo from Piano Concerto No. 4 Op 40 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Vasily Petrenko Simon Trpceski, piano Avie  2191
23:39:00 00:05:15 Wayne Barlow The Winter's Passed Brooklyn Philharmonic Michael Barrett Bert Lucarelli, oboe Koch Intl  7187
23:44:00 00:05:05 Henry Cowell Hymn for String Orchestra  David Amos City of London Sinfonia Harm Mundi  906011
23:49:00 00:05:04 Martin Mailman Autumn Landscape Op 4  Howard Hanson Eastman-Rochester Orchestra Mercury  434347
23:56:00 00:03:04 Armas Järnefelt Berceuse Swedish Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Mats Zetterqvist, violin; Mats Rondin, cello Sony  46668
23:56:00 00:03:35 Clara Schumann Romance Op 22   Daniel Hope, violin; Sebastian Knauer, piano DeutGram  15312

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