Monday, July 10, 2017

Letter V Classical Radio this week

Symphonies, from early classical to neo-classical, centering on a singular performance of Beethoven’s “Eroica” by Jordi Savall and his period-instruments band, Le Concert des Nations.

July 12
noon-3 p.m. EST
1700-2000 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Past Masters:
William Boyce: Symphony No. 5 in D major
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/
Neville Marriner
(recorded 1976)

Past Masters:
Bizet: Symphony in C major
French National
Radio Orchestra/
Thomas Beecham
(recorded 1959)
(EMI Classics)

Past Masters:
Britten: “Simple Symphony”
English Chamber Orchestra/
Benjamin Britten
(recorded 1968)

Symphony in D major,
K. 95
Academy of
Ancient Music/
Christopher Hogwood
(L’Oiseau Lyre)

Symphony No. 3
in E flat major (“Eroica”)
Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall

Symphony No. 9
in E flat major
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/
Vasily Petrenko

Symphony No. 92
in G major (“Oxford”)
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/René Jacobs
(Harmonia Mundi)