Monday, November 21, 2016

Letter V Classical Radio this week

Home for Thanksgiving – literally: a sampler of works by composers with Richmond roots. If you hadn’t thought of our town as especially fertile ground for composition, this program may make you think again.

Nov. 23
10 a.m.-1 p.m. EST
1500-1800 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Mason Bates: “The B-Sides”
Mason Bates, electronica
San Francisco
Symphony Orchestra/
Michael Tilson Thomas
(SFS Media)

Dika Newlin: Piano Trio, Op. 2
London Czech Trio
(New World)

Zachary Wadsworth:
“The Far West” –
I: “October”
XI: “Heaven”
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
Luminous Voices
& orchestra/
Timothy Shantz

Benjamin Broening: “Arioso/Doubles”
Michael J. Maccaferri,
bass clarinet
Benjamin Broening, electronica
Past Masters:
Mary Howe: Suite for string quartet and piano
Chamber Arts Society
of the Catholic University
of America
(recorded 1951)

Allan Blank: Clarinet Concerto
David Niethamer, clarinet
Silesian Philharmonic/
Jerzy Swoboda

Ben Johnston:
String Quartet No. 4
(“Amazing Grace”)
Kronos Quartet

John Powell:
Symphony in A major
Virginia Symphony/
JoAnn Falletta