Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Letter V Classical Radio this week

Studio guests in the second hour: Cellist and University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher and UR faculty pianist Joanne Kong, previewing their recitals on July 6 and 7 launching “Rachmaninoff and the Russians,” the Richmond Symphony Summer Series
of six early evening chamber concerts, on Thursdays through Aug. 11 at Dominion Arts Center.

We’ll sample some of the music featured on their program, and hear Crutcher playing a solo work written for him by the American composer Alvin Singleton.

June 30
3-5 p.m. EDT
1900-2100 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

J.S. Bach: Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
Janos Starker, cello
(RCA Victor)

Past Masters:
Brahms: Sonata in E minor, Op. 38
Emanuel Feuermann, cello
Theo van der Pas, piano
(Magic Masters)
(recorded 1934)

Alvin Singleton: “Argoru II”
Ronald Crutcher, cello

Glazunov: Elegie, Op. 17
Yuli Turovsky, cello
Peter Pettinger, piano

Scriabin: Etude in C sharp minor, Op. 42, No. 5
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata
in G minor – IV: Allegro mosso
Truls Mørk, cello
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
(Virgin Classics)