Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Letter V Classical Radio this week

Musical migrations: The young Mozart visits Italy, in search of patronage and to perfect his craft. . . . Three New Englanders make their bids in the big city, New York. . . . Three Europeans flee persecution and war to settle in Britain and the United States.

Feb. 5
11 a.m.-2 p.m. EST
1600-1900 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Mozart: Symphony No. 13 in F major, K. 112
Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood (L’Oiseau Lyre)

Mysliveček: Violin Concerto in G major (“Pastoral”)
Shizuka Ishikawa, violin
Dvořák Chamber Orchestra/Libor Pešek (Supraphon)

Mozart: “Exsultate, jubilate,” K. 165
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano
Vienna Chamber Orchestra/György Fischer (Decca)

Past Masters:
Ives: “Central Park in the Dark”
New York Philharmonic/Seiji Ozawa & Maurice Peress (Sony Classical)
(recorded 1962)

“On the Waterfront” Suite
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop (Naxos)

Nico Muhly: Cello Concerto
Zuill Bailey, cello
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra/Jun Märkl (Steinway & Sons)

Past Masters:
Bernstein: “On the Town: Three Dance Episodes”
New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein
(Sony Classical)
(recorded 1963)

Berthold Goldschmidt: “Ciaconna sinfonica”
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Simon Rattle (London)

Martinů: Symphony No. 1
Czech Philharmonic/Václav Neumann (Supraphon)

Weill: “One Touch of Venus” –
“I’m a Stranger Here Myself”
“Speak Low”
Ute Lemper, vocalist
RIAS Berlin Chamber Ensemble/John Mauceri (London)