Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Letter V Classical Radio this week

A special program: The first hour features interviews with soprano Erin Vidlak, flutist Marie Fernandez, violinist Leslie Kinnas and cellist Kevin Westergaard, winners of the 2014 University of Richmond Student Concerto Competition, who will be performing with the University Orchestra, Alexander Kordzaia conducting, on Dec. 3 at UR’s Modlin Arts Center. To go with the interviews, recordings of the works the young artists will play in the concert.

Nov. 20
noon-2 p.m. EST
1700-1900 UTC/GMT 
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

“Mr. Newman:” Sonata III in D major
Alexander Reinagle: “ ‘Lee Rigg,’ a Scots Tune with Three Variations and a Gigg” in A major
Olivier Baumont, harpsichord (Erato)

Handel: “Messiah” – “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion”
Lynne Dawson, soprano
Brandenburg Consort/
Stephen Cleobury (Argo)

Cécile Chaminade: Concertino, Op. 107
André-Gilles Duchemin, flute; Mario Duchemin, piano (CBC)

Saint-Saëns: “The Muse and the Poet”
Patrice Fontanarosa, violin; Gary Hoffman, cello
Orchestral Ensemble de Paris/Jean-Jacques Kantorow (EMI Classics)

Past Masters:
Bizet: “Carmen” Suite
London Philharmonic/
Thomas Beecham
(Dutton Laboratories)
(recorded 1939)

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467
Fazil Say, piano
Zürich Chamber Orchestra/Howard Griffiths (Naïve)

Mason Bates: “String Band”
Claremont Trio (Tria)