Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Letter V Classical Radio this week

A program guaranteed to make us all feel like under-achievers: Every one of these works was written by a composer in his teen-age.

Feb. 25
10 a.m.-1 p.m. EST
1500-1800 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Mozart: “Exsultate, jubilate”
Emma Kirkby, soprano
Academy of Ancient Music/
Christopher Hogwood
(L’Oiseau Lyre)

Schubert: Symphony
No. 2 in B flat major
Orchestra of
the 18th Century/
Frans Brüggen (Philips)

Mahler: Piano Quartet
in A minor
Daniel Hope, violin
Paul Neubauer, viola
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Beethoven: Piano Concerto in E flat major, WoO 4
Ronald Brautigam, piano
Norrköping Symphony Orchestra/
Andrew Parrott (BIS)

Mendelssohn: Double Concerto in D minor
Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano
Gottfried von der Goltz, violin & director
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra (Harmonia Mundi)

Past Masters:
Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major
Dennis Brain, French horn
Philharmonia Orchestra/
Wolfgang Sawallisch
(EMI Classics)
(recorded 1956)

Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga: Quartet No. 3
in E flat major
Guarneri Quartet
(Newton Classics)

“Rondo à la Krakowiak”
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra/
Jerzy Maksymiuk (EMI Classics)