Program Guide 02-16-2018


February 16

1709 Charles Avison baptized – English composer and organist (d.1770); best known for his 12 Concerti Grossi after Scarlatti and his Essay on Musical Expression, the first music criticism published in English.

1892 premiere of Jules Massenet's opera Werther at the Imperial Theatre Hofoper in Vienna; loosely based on Goethe’s novel The Sorrows of Young Werther.

1907 Alec Wilder – American composer of popular and classical music (d.1980); good friends with Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett and other luminaries of American popular music; among the popular songs he wrote or co-wrote was I'll Be Around (1942); author of the definitive book American Popular Song: The Great Innovators 1900 – 1950.

1936 Eliahu Inbal – Israeli conductor (84 years old); won first prize at the 1963 Guido Cantelli conducting competition in Novara, Italy.

1938 John Corigliano – American composer (82 years old); his scores have won him the Pulitzer Prize (Symphony No. 2, 2001), five Grammy Awards, the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, and an Oscar (The Red Violin, 1997).

1952 Santiago Rodriguez – Cuban-American pianist (68 years old); his Rachmaninoff recordings on the Élan label received the Rosette award in The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music; Silver Medalist in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

Recording of the Week

Claude Debussy: Estampes, Images, Children’s Corner

Feb. 12, 2018

Program Guide

00:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Josef Suk: Summer Impressions: At Noon Margaret Fingerhut, piano 

Josef Suk: Love Song Ray Ushikubo, violin; Alice Kyungsun Yoo, piano Performance Today Young Artist in Residence, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN 

Emily Doolittle: Falling Still Harriet Mackenzie, solo violin; English String Orchestra; Kenneth Woods, conductor English String Orchestra, LSO St Luke's, London, UK 

William Grant Still: Symphony No. 2 in G minor, Song of a New Race Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Järvi, conductor 

Black History Spotlight: William Grant Still Music: 3:00

Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition: Movement 2 The Old Castle Conrad Tao, piano 

Jeff Scott: Titilayo Imani Winds: Valerie Coleman, flute; Toyin Spellman-Diaz, oboe; Mark Dover, clarinet; Jeff Scott, French horn; Monica Ellis, bassoon UChicago Presents, Performance Hall, Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

Johannes Brahms: String Quintet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 88 Sean Lee, violin; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Matthew Lipman, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Atherton, CA 

Modest Mussorgsky (arr. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov): Night on Bald Mountain Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA  


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

02:02:00 00:36:08 Alexander Glazunov Raymonda: Suite Op 57 José Serebrier Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Warner 61939

02:41:00 00:31:40 Camille Saint-Saëns Symphony No.  1 in E flat major  Op 2 Eliahu Inbal Frankfurt Radio Symphony PentaTone 157

03:16:00 00:14:20 Claude Debussy Estampes Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion 68139

03:35:00 01:03:00 Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 4 in E flat major Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca 430099

04:41:00 00:16:29 Alec Wilder Carl Sandberg Suite Richard Auldon Clark Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Newport 85570

05:01:00 00:36:24 Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 12 in E flat major  Op 127 Cypress String Quartet Cypress 2012

05:40:00 00:08:06 Charles Wildman Gypsy Fury: Swedish Rhapsody Fairfax Symphony Orchestra William Hudson Santiago Rodriguez, piano Elan 82268

05:48:00 00:09:21 Jean Sibelius Allegretto from Symphony No. 2 Op 43 George Szell Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Philips 4788977


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber 

06:07:00 00:03:21 Lars-Erik Larsson A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18 Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO 777671

06:15:00 00:05:11 Robert Schumann Novelette No. 1 in F major  Op 21 Sviatoslav Richter, piano DeutGram 4796018

06:20:00 00:07:46 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in E flat Op 17 Anthony Halstead Hanover Band CPO 999214

06:30:00 00:05:10 Alec Wilder Theme and Variations Richard Auldon Clark Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Newport 85570

06:40:00 00:12:18 Charles Avison Concerto Grosso No.  9 after Scarlatti in C major Trevor Pinnock English Concert Archiv 415518

06:50:00 00:04:24 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from Trumpet Concerto German Chamber Philharmonic Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI 16213

06:55:00 00:02:16 Jean-Philippe Rameau Naïs: Rigaudons Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Archiv 4478

06:58:00 00:02:58 Kenneth J. Alford Colonel Bogey March John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony 46747

07:03:00 00:06:45 Howard Shore A "Lord of the Rings" Suite London Symphony Klauspeter Seibel Sir James Galway, flute DeutGram 3024

07:10:00 00:09:04 Carl Nielsen Allegro from Symphony No. 1 Op 7 Alan Gilbert New York Philharmonic DaCapo 220624

07:20:00 00:01:51 Carl Nielsen The Mother: The Fog is Lifting Judith Hall, flute; Elinor Bennett, harp Nimbus 5247

07:25:00 00:02:50 Jean-Baptiste Lully Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Overture Tempesta di Mare Chandos 805

07:30:00 00:04:18 Camille Saint-Saëns Marche-Scherzo from Symphony No. 1 Op 2 Eliahu Inbal Frankfurt Radio Symphony PentaTone 157

07:40:00 00:09:21 Ottorino Respighi Church Windows: St. Gregory the Great Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc 80356

07:50:00 00:04:11 Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt: Morning Mood Bjarte Engeset Malmö Symphony Naxos 503293

07:59:00 00:00:39 Henry Purcell The Indian Queen: Entrada English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Wynton Marsalis, trumpet Sony 60804

08:08:00 00:02:48 Giacomo Puccini Turandot: Nessun dorma Rome Opera Orchestra Francesco Molinari-Pradelli Franco Corelli, tenor; Rome Opera Chorus Warner 86211

08:12:00 00:03:52 Johannes Hanssen Valdres March Frederick Fennell Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra Brain 7502

08:17:00 00:05:57 Sir Arnold Bax Russian Suite: Gopak Bryden Thomson London Philharmonic Chandos 8669

08:25:00 00:05:29 George Frideric Handel Saul: Gird on Thy Sword Gabrieli Players Paul McCreesh Gabrieli Consort Archiv 474510

08:30:00 00:04:33 Erik Satie Poudre d'or Pascal Rogé, piano Decca 421713

08:40:00 00:09:05 Tomaso Albinoni Oboe Concerto in C major  Op 9 American Classical Orchestra Thomas Crawford Marc Schachman, oboe Centaur 3108

08:50:00 00:03:54 Johann Pachelbel Three Magnificat Fugues Stuttgart Brass Quartet Hänssler 98623

08:55:00 00:04:32 Richard Hayman Kid Stuff Arthur Fiedler Boston Pops Orchestra RCA 68131

09:05:00 00:15:46 Claude Debussy Children's Corner Suite Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion 68139

09:25:00 00:03:47 John Barry Out of Africa: Main Title John Williams London Symphony Sony 62788

09:35:00 00:03:55 Maurice Ravel Pantoum from Piano Trio Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Joshua Bell, violin; Steven Isserlis, cello Decca 425860

09:37:00 00:09:57 Aram Khachaturian Gayaneh: Three Dances John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Philips 426247

09:50:00 00:04:41 Johann Joseph Fux Rondeau à 7 in C Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Challenge 72032


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00 00:02:34 Charles-Valentin Alkan Promenade sur l'eau Op 74 Ronald Smith, piano Arabesque 6523

10:02:00 00:02:39 Leroy Anderson Promenade Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos 559357

10:05:00 00:12:49 Frédéric Chopin Andante spianato & Grande Polonaise Benjamin Grosvenor, piano Decca 4785334

10:18:00 00:04:42 George Frideric Handel Polonaise from Concerto Grosso Op 6 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram 447733

10:22:00 00:04:21 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  9 in B major  Op 72 Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca 430171

10:27:00 00:04:23 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Sérénade Op 37 Chamber Orchestra of Europe Sir John Eliot Gardiner Steven Isserlis, cello VirginClas 91134

10:50:00 00:19:44 Alexander Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor  Op 82 Bavarian Radio Symphony Mariss Jansons Nikolaj Znaider, violin RCA 87454

11:09:00 00:05:42 Vasily Kalinnikov Intermezzo No. 1 in F sharp minor Neeme Järvi London Symphony Chandos 8614

11:15:00 00:13:15 Claude Debussy Images, Book 2 Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion 68139

11:28:00 00:06:07 Sergei Prokofiev War and Peace: Waltz 'Since we met' Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos 573518

11:34:00 00:09:30 Antonín Dvorák Overture 'My Home' Op 62 István Kertész London Symphony Decca 4785437

11:49:00 00:10:31 Jean-Baptiste Lully Phaëton: Four Seasons Suite Jeanne Lamon Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik 1001

12:06:00 00:10:10 Giuseppe Verdi Macbeth: Ballet Music José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos 572818

12:16:00 00:08:05 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Grand Fantasia Triumfal Op 69 Royal Philharmonic Moshe Atzmon Cristina Ortiz, piano Decca 414348

12:24:00 00:03:47 Emmanuel Chabrier Ronde champêtre Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion 67515

12:28:00 00:04:20 Camille Saint-Saëns Marche militaire française Op 60 Geoffrey Simon London Philharmonic Cala 4031



13:00:00 00:32:25 Luigi Cherubini Symphony in D major Howard Griffiths Zurich Chamber Orchestra CPO 999521

13:32:00 00:18:32 Ludwig van Beethoven Choral Fantasy in C minor  Op 80 Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; Prague Philharmonic Choir Sony 305886


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Valerie Kahler

Antonin Dvorak (arr. Fritz Kreisler): Sonatina for violin and piano, Op. 100: ii: Larghetto Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Patricia Zander, piano 

Bruce Broughton: Fanfares, Marches, Hymns, and Finale Grand Teton Music Festival Brass; Michael Mulcahy, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY 

Andy Akiho: In/Exchange, for string quartet and steel pan Friction Quartet; Andy Ahiko, steel pan Classical KING FM, The Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, WA 

Black History Spotlight: Will Marion Cook 

Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 "American": Movements 3 & 4 Attacca Quartet Virginia Arts Festival, St. John's  Episcopal Church, Portsmouth, VA

Camille Saint-Saens: Une Nuit a Lisbonne (A Night in Lisbon) Orchestre Symphonique Francais; Laurent Petitgirard, conductor 

Camille Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 Sol Gabetta, cello; Houston Symphony; John Storgards, conductor Houston Symphony, Jones Hall, Houston, TX 

Robert Schumann: Marchenerzahlungen for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, Op. 132 David Shifrin, clarinet; Paul Neubauer, viola; Gloria Chien, piano

String Theory at the Hunter, The Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN 

Astor Piazzolla: Resurreccion del Angel Hector del Curto Quintet The Aspen Music Festival and School, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

16:07:00 00:03:34 Alec Wilder Air for Oboe Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Richard Auldon Clark Bert Lucarelli, oboe Newport 85570

16:13:00 00:10:06 Tomaso Albinoni Concerto for 2 Oboes in C major  Op 7 London Virtuosi John Georgiadis Anthony Camden, oboe; Alison Alty, oboe Naxos 553002

16:27:00 00:05:33 Edward Ward Phantom of the Opera: Piano Concerto Fairfax Symphony Orchestra William Hudson Santiago Rodriguez, piano Elan 82268

16:34:00 00:05:10 John Williams Hook: Main Themes Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra ClevPops 2008

16:42:00 00:06:28 Claude Debussy L'isle joyeuse Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion 68139

16:48:00 00:03:09 Leroy Anderson Chicken Reel Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo 1506

16:57:00 00:02:33 Leroy Anderson Bugler's Holiday BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Catherine Moore, trumpet; David McCallum, trumpet; John Blackshaw, trumpet Naxos 559313

17:04:00 00:06:10 Cole Porter Kiss Me, Kate: Overture John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI 54300

17:13:00 00:08:19 Jean Sibelius Finlandia Op 26 Minnesota Orchestra Osmo Vänskä YL Male Voice Choir Bis 9048

17:24:00 00:11:02 Charles Wakefield Cadman Dark Dancers of the Mardi Gras Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference 134

17:40:00 00:04:13 Claude Debussy La plus que lente Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion 68139

17:46:00 00:03:55 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 1: Des pas sur la Pascal Rogé, piano Decca 4785437

17:52:00 00:07:17 George Frideric Handel Water Music Suite No. 1: Allegro & Martin Pearlman Boston Baroque Telarc 80594



18:09:00 00:17:25 Luigi Boccherini Cello Concerto No.  7 in G major Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Ton Koopman Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony 60680

18:28:00 00:04:07 Ernö Dohnányi Rondo from Serenade for Strings Op 10 Dmitry Sitkovetsky NES Chamber Orchestra Nonesuch 79545

18:34:00 00:03:11 Jorge Ben Mas que nada Berlin Philharmonic Cellists EMI 56981

18:39:00 00:12:52 Sir Edward Elgar Introduction & Allegro for Strings Op 47 Sir John Eliot Gardiner Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram 463265

18:55:00 00:04:22 Josef Suk Andante from Serenade for Strings Op 6 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram 447109



19:02:00 00:20:27 Franz Joseph Haydn Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major Chamber Orchestra of Europe Claudio Abbado Marieke Blankestijn, violin; William Conway, cello; Douglas Boyd, oboe; Matthew Wilkie, bassoon DeutGram 4778117

19:24:00 00:31:40 Camille Saint-Saëns Symphony No.  1 in E flat major  Op 2 Eliahu Inbal Frankfurt Radio Symphony PentaTone 157


NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:01:00 00:14:00 Antonio Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in C major New Brandenburg Collegium Anthony Newman Alex Klein, oboe Cedille 7003

20:17:00 00:23:05 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No.104 in D major George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony 768779

20:42:00 00:17:31 Richard Wagner A Siegfried Idyll Daniel Barenboim Chicago Symphony Orchestra Teldec 24224

21:03:00 00:14:10 Charles Avison Concerto Grosso No.  2 after Scarlatti in G major Roy Goodman Brandenburg Consort Hyperion 66891

21:19:00 00:05:04 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in D Yevgeny Sudbin, piano Bis 2138

21:26:00 00:16:29 Alec Wilder Carl Sandberg Suite Richard Auldon Clark Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Newport 85570

21:44:00 00:05:19 Tommaso Traetta Armida: Overture Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv 4792050

21:51:00 00:35:00 George W. Chadwick Symphony No.  2 in B flat Op 21 Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos 9334

22:28:00 00:20:56 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No.  2 in D major Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Rachel Barton Pine, violin Avie 2317

22:51:00 00:09:56 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No.  9 for Strings Kenneth Schermerhorn Nashville Symphony Naxos 557460



23:02:00 00:05:24 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  12 in D flat major  Op 72 Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca 430171

23:07:00 00:04:41 Alec Wilder Slow Dance Richard Auldon Clark Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Newport 85570

23:12:00 00:06:21 Enrique Granados Spanish Dance No.  2 in C minor  Op 5 Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram 15579

23:20:00 00:06:44 Edvard Grieg Adagio from Piano Concerto Op 16 Norwegian Radio Orchestra Miguel Harth-Bedoya Vadym Kholodenko, piano Harm Mundi 907629

23:26:00 00:08:39 Max Bruch Adagio from Scottish Fantasy Op 46 London Symphony Jascha Horenstein David Oistrakh, violin Decca 4785437

23:37:00 00:04:48 Charles Gounod Meditation after Bach 'Ave Maria' Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano DeutGram 4795023

23:41:00 00:05:57 Alec Wilder Air for Flute Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Richard Auldon Clark Eugenia Zukerman, flute Newport 85570

23:47:00 00:05:42 Ottorino Respighi Ancient Airs Suite No. 2: Aria Jesús López-Cobos Lausanne Chamber Orchestra Telarc 80309

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