Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Letter V Classical Radio this week

University of Richmond students are on spring break, so I get to do a long show . . .

March 13
noon-4 p.m. EDT
1600-2000 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Kodály: “Dances of Galánta”
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Neeme Järvi (Chandos)

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414
Fazil Say, piano
Zürich Chamber Orchestra/Howard Griffiths (Naïve)

Jan Dismas Zelenka: Trio Sonata No. 4 in G minor
Maurice Bourgue & Heinz Holliger, oboes; Klaus Thunemann, bassoon; Klaus Stoll, double-bass; Jonathan Rubin, lute; Christiane Jacottet, harpsichord (ECM)

Past Masters:
Beethoven: “Coriolan” Overture
English Chamber Orchestra/Benjamin Britten (BBC Music)
(recorded 1966)

Bruch: Serenade, Op. 75
Salvatore Accardo, violin
Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig/Kurt Masur (Philips)

Glinka: Spanish Overture No. 1 (“Jota aragonesa”)
BBC Philharmonic/Vasily Sinaisky (Chandos)

Ravel: “Shéhérazade”
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Seiji Ozawa (Philips)

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Terence Judd, piano
Moscow Philharmonic/Alexander Lazarev (Chandos)

Vaughan Williams: “Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis”
New Queen’s Hall Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth (Argo)

Debussy: “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun”
Cleveland Orchestra/Pierre Boulez (Deutsche Grammophon)

Benjamin Broening: “like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment”
eighth blackbird (Bridge)

Gottschalk: “A Night in the Tropics”
Hot Springs Festival Symphony Orchestra/Richard Rosenberg (Naxos)

Brahms: Viola Sonata in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1
Roberto Díaz, viola; Jeremy Denk, piano (Naxos)