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1 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Music for Candlemas. February 2 is celebrated each year as both the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, and we’ll explore music for these observances.
9:00 Sunday Brunch with Gene Schiller. Enjoy three hours of your favorite music, as requested by the listeners of Hawaii Public Radio. To make your choice from our “musical brunch buffet” write to Sunday Brunch, Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St., Honolulu, HI 96814. Or e-mail your request to us at: hprmusic@hawaiipublicradio.org (Subject: Sunday Brunch).
1:00 P.M. SymphonyCast HANNAH LASH Sound Investment; CHOPIN Piano Conc. #2 in F; Natasha Peremski, piano; HAYDN Sym. #102 in B-flat; Los Angeles Chamber Orch.; Jeffrey Kahane, cond.
3:00 Sunday Baroque. A celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Enjoy the tuneful and lively music of Bach, Vivaldi and Handel – and music by their talented contemporaries and predecessors – as part of the mix of familiar favorites and new surprises.
4:00 Harmonia with Angela Mariani. Tainted Love. Love is patient; love is kind…except when it’s anything but! Toil and trouble in Cupid’s domain, this week on Harmonia, plus a ‘sweet’ featured release called “Doulce Memoire.”
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Some classic bits by the late columnist Erma Bombeck from her album “The Family that plays Together gets on Each Other’s Nerves,” interspersed with fine songs by Red Ingle and the Natural Seven. Excerpts from Bob Hope and Bing Crosby’s radio shows including “Just Plain Bing Morning Show.” Jan C. Snow asks “How Old am I?”
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  "Boyhood" star (and Oscar nominee) Patricia Arquette's stolen Santa Clauses ... "Weird Al" Yankovic on being weird (and Weird, and "Weird") ...  How singer Jenny Lewis kicks people out of her house ... A trademark-licensing dispute that led to a big hit ... Visiting a magical-realist Virgin Islands with author Tiphanie Yanique ... New York Philharmonic conductor Alan Gilbert counts coughs to judge a concert ... Famous little fishes ... And a new song for Swiss-es.
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Schubert’s Die Winterreise. Two important new recordings of this work appeared in 2014 and we can enjoy the difference in interpretation as well as vocal sound from tenor Jonas Kaufmann (with pianist Helmut Deutsch) and baritone Gerald Finley (with pianist Julius Drake.)
8:00 New Sounds  New Music for String Quartet
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. The English Church Anthem. The English church anthem largely replaced the Latin motet during the Anglican Reformation. We follow the development of full anthems for choirs alone and verse anthems for soloists, choirs and instruments from the pioneering days of William Byrd to a glorious climax with Henry Purcell.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Nordic Soul:  a far north spacejazz and new music journey.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

2 MONDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Mostly Baroque.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. KUULA South Ostrobothnian Suite #2; BBC Concert Orch.; Martyn Brabbins, cond.; GRIEG String Quartet in g; Guarneri Quartet; NIELSEN Violin Conc.; Arve Tellefsen, violin; Royal Phil. Orch.; Yehudi Menuhin, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  It's great to see pictures of the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina; the colorful, corrugated buildings of La Boca neighborhood, the colonial filigree of the San Telmo area. But what does it sound like? The Canadian Guitar Quartet will give us a musical tour of this fascinating city.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Clash of the Titans. Bill McLaughlin examines the lives and recordings of Leopold Stokowski and Arturo Toscanini.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. ROSSINI William Tell Overt.; Boston Pops Orch.; Arthur Fiedler, cond.; MOZART Violin Conc. #5 in A, Turkish; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin & cond.; London Phil. Orch.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. D’INDY Sarabande & Menuet; Pascal Roge, piano; French Wind Ensemble; POULENC Sinfonietta; San Diego Chamber Orch.; Donald Barra, cond.; BERLIOZ Love Scene & Queen Mab Scherzo; Berlin Phil. Orch.; James Levine, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra GALBRAITH Euphonic Blues; MENDELSSOHN Piano Conc. #1 in g; Stephen Hough, piano; WAGNER Orchestral highlights from Der Ring des Nibelungen; Donald Runnicles, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

3 TUESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Short Cuts.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. DOHNANYI Konzertstuck; Janos Starker, cello; Seattle Sym. Orch.; Gerard Schwarz, cond.; DEBUSSY Nocturnes; Boston Sym. Orch. & Chorus; FOERSTER Cyrano de Bergerac; Czech Phil. Orch.; Gerd Albrecht, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Leif Ove Andsnes has made a name for himself by mixing crystal clean technique with raw power at the piano. We'll hear the Norwegian pianist play four waltzes by Frederic Chopin in concert at Carnegie Hall.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Clash of the Titans.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. ROUSSEL Divertissement; Pascal Roge, piano; French Wind Ensemble; RODRIGO Concierto Madrigale; Alfonso Moreno & Deborah Mariotti, guitars; London Sym. Orch.; Enrique Batiz, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. PONCHIELLI Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda; Philadelphia Orch.; Eugene Ormandy, cond.; SAINT-SAENS Piano Conc. #2 in G; Artur Rubinstein, piano; Sym. of the Air; Alfred Wallenstein, cond.; HONEGGER Sym. #2; Orch. de Paris; Charles Munch, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. The Authentic French Style. Gounod: Faust – highlights with Alain Vanzo, other soloists.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

4 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Classics of Chamber Music.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. SINDING Romance; Henning Kraggerud, violin; Bournemouth Sym. Orch.; Bjarte Engeset, cond.; MELARTIN Sleeping Beauty Suite; Tampere Phil. Orch.; Leif Segerstam, cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY Souvenir de Florence; Orpheus Chamber Orch.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  The Young People's Chorus of New York City join host Fred Child in the PT studio. We'll hear about their remarkable history and mission, and experience their great sound as they sing music by Stephen Foster and Robert Schumann.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Clash of the Titans.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. GOULD Latin-American Symphonette; London Sym. Orch.; Morton Gould, cond.; CRESTON Sym. #4; Albany Sym. Orch.; David Alan Miller, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. TAILLEFERRE Concertino for Harp; Gillian Benet, harp; Women’s Phil. Orch.; JoAnn Falletta, cond.; RACHMANINOFF Trio Elegiaque #1 in g; Beaux Arts Trio; HINDEMITH The Four Temperaments; Bruno Canino, piano; Basel Sym. Orch.; Charles Mackerras ,cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra SHOSTAKOVICH Five Fragments; BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem; PROKOFIEV Sym. #5 in B-flat; Jaap Van Zweden, cond.; STRAVINSKY Sym. in Three Movements; Pierre Boulez, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

5 THURSDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: a capella.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. ATTERBERG Horn Conc.; Martin Hackleman, horn; CBC Sym. Orch.; Mario Bernardi, cond.; MAHLER Songs of a Wayfarer; Mildred Miller, mezzo-soprano; Columbia Sym. Orch.; Bruno Walter, cond.; GLAZUNOV Sym. #2; U.S.S.R. Sym. Orch.; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Clash of the Titans.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. TELEMANN Quartet #7, Paris; Kuijken Ensemble; BACH Brandenburg Conc. #6 in B-flat; Il Giardino Armonico; Giovanni Antonini, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. KORNGOLD Straussiana; NDR Phil. Orch.; Werner Andreas Albert, cond.; J. STRAUSS JR. Tales from the Vienna Woods & Emperor’s Waltz; London Phil. Orch.; Franz Welser-Most, cond.; R. STRAUSS Sonatine #2 in E-flat, The Happy Workshop; Orpheus Chamber Orch.
8:00 New York Philharmonic FALLA Excerpts from Atlantida; ORFF Carmina Burana; Erin Morley, soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Jacques Imbrallo, baritone; Orfeon Pomplona Chorus; Brooklyn Youth Chorus; Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

6 FRIDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Off the Beaten Track.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BEETHOVEN Leonore Overt. #3; National Phil. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.; SPOHR Sym. #8 in G; Czecho-Slovak State Phil. Orch.; Alfred Walter, cond.; BRAHMS Piano Quintet in f; Artur Rubinstein, piano; Guarneri Quartet
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Czech composer Bedrich Smetana wrote his autobiography in the form of a string quartet, and recently, composer Gabriela Lena Frank took a look at her own Peruvian heritage in a set of dance pieces. We'll hear these two musical memoirs - compositions that explore personal identity.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Clash of the Titans.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. WALTON Façade Suite; Chicago Pro Musica; RAVEL Piano Trio; Joshua Bell, violin; Steven Isserlis, cello; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata #1 in f; Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin; Pavel Gililov, piano; STRAVINSKY Divertimento from The Fairy’s Kiss; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; KALINNIKOV Sym. #1 in g; U.S.S.R. Sym. Orch.; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts REIMANN Seven Fragments for Orch., in memory of Robert Schumann; SCHUMANN Concert-Allegro & Introduction in d; SCHUMANN Concerto Piece for Piano & Orch.; Jean-Frederic Neuburger, piano; TCHAIKOVSKY Orch. Suite #3; Berlin Deutsches Sym. Orch.; Tugan Sokhiev, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

7 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus.  I’ve been recently assured that it’s all about the bass, no treble. We’ll get to the bottom of this bass thing with a whole show focused on the role of the bass in classical music, jazz and rock.
10:00 From the Top From Jordan Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, a show featuring “The Lark” by Mikhail Glinka brought to life by a wonderfully musical 11-year-old pianist. We’ll also enjoy some unaccompanied Bach performed by a very thoughtful teenager from the Boston area, and a teenage string quartet shares moving stories about the healing power of music in their own lives.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. We feature a 2014 interview with French international guitar competition prize winner and medical doctor Mariam Renno-Boccali, who discusses her life in music and medicine, and her association Concert for Cancer, which promotes music in hospitals.
1:00 P.M. Metropolitan Opera VERDI Macbeth. Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth); Zeljko Lucic (Macbeth); Joseph Callejo (Macduff); Rene Pape (Banquo); Fabio Luisi, cond.
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.  Charlie Brooker was inspired by “The Twilight Zone” to create his sci-fi series “Black Mirror,” in which digital technology keeps biting us back in the spookiest ways.  And we hear about folklorist Alan Lomax, who brought the blues to a wider audience, but enforced his own kind of musical segregation. And a conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith about her obsession with David Bowie. 
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. It's been four years since our stalwart host took any sort of break from his radio duties, and this week he'll finally get the chance to listen to his own show live, as Chris Thile steps to the centerstage mic at the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He'll have a little help from his string-quintet comrades Punch Brothers, poet Billy Collins, bluegrass singer Sarah Jarosz, Minneapolis storyteller Tristan Jimerson, and, keeping things steady, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors (Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman), and our musical director and pianist Rich Dworsky. Tune in on your local public radio station or watch live at prairiehome.org!
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Nuala Kennedy and A.J. Roach. Hear how two musicians, raised over 4,000 miles apart, share a deep musical connection. Flute player and singer Nuala Kennedy is from the east coast of Ireland. Her husband, singer and songwriter A. J. Roach was raised in southwestern Virginia. Nuala grew up with many Ulster ballads and tunes that were carried across the ocean to take root in the mountains and hollows of A. J.’s homeland. The pair chat with Fiona and share some music.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser  Broadway Trios  An often-rollicking crescendo of many of the best Broadway musicals, trios offer close harmony, bouncy rhythms, and three viewpoints in one.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis  Naxos Distribution – Three from Tactus  The superb Italian label gives us three 16th century Italian composers (and two different world premieres!)
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

8 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois  Hymns and More Hymns  We continue our periodic exploration of the riches of hymnody, old and new.
9:00 Sunday Brunch with Gene Schiller. Enjoy three hours of your favorite music, as requested by the listeners of Hawaii Public Radio. To make your choice from our “musical brunch buffet” write to Sunday Brunch, Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St., Honolulu, HI 96814. Or e-mail your request to us at: hprmusic@hawaiipublicradio.org (Subject: Sunday Brunch).
1:00 P.M. SymphonyCast BRITTEN Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge; HAYDN Cello Conc. #1 in C; Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello; MOZART Serenata Notturna, K. 239; Los Angeles Chamber Orch.; Jeffrey Kahane, cond.
3:00 Sunday Baroque. A celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Enjoy the tuneful and lively music of Bach, Vivaldi and Handel – and music by their talented contemporaries and predecessors – as part of the mix of familiar favorites and new surprises.
4:00 Harmonia with Angela Mariani  Musica  Music is many things to many people. The late Maya Angelou called music her refuge. To Jack Kerouac, music was “the only truth.” And to many composers and musicians through the ages, music was bed and board, and sometimes muse! Music about music, this week on Harmonia.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Some of world famous Mathias Bamert’s biggest hits including Arnie Schoenberg’s Second Viennese School Commercial (Last time we checked, it has had 199,289 views on You Tube.) Symphony for Kazoo, and The Maestro Rehearses the Dry Tortugas Festival Orchestra. And his commissioned work ”90 Seconds for WCLV.” This Week in the Media and Message from Richard Howland-Bolton – “Munchies.”
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  Actor Eddie Redmayne dances his way into the Oscar race, and somehow can't explain Stephen Hawking's theory in five secs... Web personality Issa Rae a.k.a. "Awkward Black Girl" raises a few hair questions... Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki plays cat-and-mouse with a murder suspect in "The Jinx"... Swedish pop & R&B singer Seinabo Sey takes us on an audio trip to the tropics... The Posts on the difference between ethics and etiquette... "No tipping, no problem" say a crop of new restaurants...A high-flying cocktail inspired by frisbee... And cockroaches - with personality!
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling  Guitar Art Songs  Throughout the history of the art song, guitar has sometimes been used as the accompanying instrument instead of piano. We’ll hear a range of styles, including 21st century works for voice and guitar, by Alec Roth.
8:00 New Sounds  Cinematic Instrumental Music 
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps  Ay Amor Loco! The love songs of early Spain are full of the pains of hope and rejection. We celebrate Valentine’s Day with “Ay, amor loco – Ah foolish love!” – songs of medieval and renaissance masters and of Luis de Briceno, a Spaniard at the court in 17th century France.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  The Long Night  a nocturnal winter journey.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

9 MONDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Between the Scenes.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BARBER Fadograph of a Yestern Scene; New Zealand Sym. Orch.; Andrew Schenck, cond.; STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite; Atlanta Sym. Orch.; Yoel Levi, cond.; KLAMI Kalevala Suite; Turku Phil. Orch.; Jorma Panula, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 begins with this angular calm, then comes the beautiful pointillism of the second movement, and it finishes with a dynamic, energetic finale. We'll hear James Ehnes play this piece in concert with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Strings Plus One. This week we’ll feature small string groups with a special guest addition.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. WOOD Roses of Picardy; Slovak Radio Sym. Orch.; Ernest Tomlinson, cond.; SULLIVAN Pineapple Poll; Royal Phil. Orch.; Charles Mackerras, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. BRITTEN Phantasy Quartet; Pamela Woods, oboe; Audubon Quartet; VILLA-LOBOS Guitar Conc.; Goran Sollscher, guitar; Orpheus Chamber Orch.; ALBENIZ Iberia Suite; Orch. de Paris; Daniel Barenboim, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra ROUSE Supplica (World Premiere); MENDELSSOHN Violin Conc. in e; Stefan Jackiw, violin; DEBUSSY La Mer; RAVEL La Valse; Juraj Valcuha, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

10 TUESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Birthdays & Anniversaries.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. HANNIKAINEN Morceau de Concert; Reija Bister, harp; Finnish Radio Sym. Orch.; Hannu Bister, cond.; BLISS Things to Come Suite; Royal Phil. Orch.; Charles Groves, cond.; SMYTH Conc. for Violin & Horn; Sophie Langdon, violin; Richard Watkins, horn; BBC Phil. Orch.; Odaline de la Martinez, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Every day, PT takes you to concert halls near and far; showcasing the creativity and vitality of today's classical music scene. Today, we'll hear world-class performances from recent concerts in Texas, Florida, Arizona, and Colorado. Plus, we'll take a side trip to Norway to hear a special trumpet concerto.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Strings Plus One.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. STILL Danzas de Panama; Berlin Sym. Orch.; Isaiah Jackson, cond.; DAWSON Negro Folk Sym.; Detroit Sym. Orch.; Neeme Jarvi, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. ARNOLD Serenade for Small Orch.; San Diego Chamber Orch.; Donald Barra, cond.; MOZART Serenata Notturna in D; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.; RODRIGO Concierto-Serenata; Nancy Allen, harp; Royal Phil. Orch.; Enrique Batiz, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. Kodaly conducts Kodaly. Program includes the Peacock Variations, Summer Evening, Budavari Te Deum, Psalmus Hungaricus, and Concerto for Orchestra.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

11 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Crossover Classics.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. ARENSKY Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky; St. Petersburg Camerata; Saulius Sondeckis, cond.; FRANCAIX The Emperor’s New Clothes; Ulster Orch.; Thierry Fischer, cond.; STENHAMMAR Piano Conc. #1 in B-flat minor; Mats Widlund, piano; Royal Stockholm Phil. Orch.; Gennady Rozhdestvensky, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  The saxophone is sometimes seen as an outlier in the classical music world, and the four young saxophonists who make up the Kenari Quartet like it that way -- theirs is an instrument that can't be typecast. They join Fred in the studio as our newest Young Artists in Residence.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Strings Plus One.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BRAHMS Klavierstucke, Op. 118; Lilya Zilberstein, piano; BRAHMS (arr. Rubbra) Variations & Fugue on a Theme by Handel; Philadelphia Orch.; Eugene Ormandy, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. DEBUSSY Pour le Piano; Philippe Entremont, piano; BRITTEN Simple Symphony; Orpheus Chamber Orch.; DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Boston Sym. Orch.; Charles Munch, cond.; DUKAS Sym. in C; French National Orch.; Leonard Slatkin,cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra BRITTEN Violin Conc.; Simone Lamsma, violin; SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #5 in d; Jaap Van Zweden, cond.; SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Conc. #1; Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano; Christopher Martin, trumpet; Kirill Petrenko, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

12 THURSDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: The Mellow Cello.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BRAEIN Serenade, Op. 5; Oslo Phil. Orch.; Oivin Fjeldstad, cond.; SZYMANOWSKI Violin Conc. #1; Roman Totenberg, violin; Poznan Sym. Orch.; Witold Rowicki, cond.; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Sym. #3, Pastoral; New Philharmonia Orch.; Adrian Boult, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Our current PT Young Artists in Residence have made a keyboard concerto by Bach work for saxophone quartet. How did they approach that rather daunting task? The Kenari Quartet will join Fred in the studio to discuss making all kinds of music work for saxophones.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Strings Plus One.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. TCHAIKOVSKY Hamlet; St. Louis Sym. Orch.; Leonard Slatkin, cond.; LISZT Piano Conc. #2 in A; Kristian Zimerman, piano; Boston Sym. Orch.; Seiji Ozawa, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. RESPIGHI Ancient Airs & Dances Suite #3; Los Angeles Chamber Orch.; Neville Marriner, cond.; RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin; Orch. de Paris; Jean Martinon, cond.; ROSSINI/RESPIGHI La Boutique Fantasque; Boston Pops Orch.; Arthur Fiedler, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic BACH Keyboard Conc. in d; SCHONBERG Piano Conc.; Emanuel Ax, piano; MOZART Sym. #36 in C, Linz; Alan Gilbert, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

13 FRIDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Lover’s Lane.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. LALO Rapsodie Norvegienne; Royal Phil. Orch.; Yondani Butt, cond.; BIZET Sym. in C; National Phil. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.; MENDELSSOHN Octet in E-flat; Melos Ensemble
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Our PT Young Artists in Residence, the Kenari Quartet, will join Fred in the studio for an athletic performance of a new piece by composer David Maslanka.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Strings Plus One.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BAX Trio Elegiaque; Megan Meisenbach, flute; Mary Golden, harp; David Herrman, viola; FAURE Piano Quartet #1 in c; Los Angeles Piano Quartet
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. FLOTOW Martha Overt.; Boston Pops Orch.; Arthur Fiedler, cond.; BERWALD Sym. #3 in C, Sinfonie Singuliere; Royal Phil. Orch.; Ulf Bjorlin, cond.; BEETHOVEN Violin Conc. in D; Jascha Heifetz, violin; Boston Sym. Orch.; Charles Munch, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts RACHMANINOFF Trio Elegiaque #2 in d; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Tanja Tetzlaff, cello; Artur Pizarro, piano; DVORAK String Quartet in 14 in A-flat; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Elisabeth Kufferath, violin; Rachel Roberts, viola; Tanja Tetzlaff, cello; RACHMANINOFF Suite #2 for Two Pianos; Artur Pizarro, Lars Vogt, pianos
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

14 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. A Valentine’s Day review of romantic music. At first it’s all classical, but then we move to multiple versions of “Lover,” “My Romance” and “What is This Thing Called Love?”
10:00 From the Top From Chattanooga, Tennessee, we feature an uproarious performance of the music of Japanese composer/pianist Hiromi Uehara, performed by a 14-year-old girl from nearby Maryville, Tennessee. We’ll also hear from a young singer who has raised over $14,000 for arts programs at the local schools and a local teenager guitar quartet serenades us with a classical arrangement of an Appalachian folk song.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris.  Some new releases and an interview with American guitarist Jason Vieaux, whose Azica recording "Play" won a 2015 Grammy Award.
1:00 P.M. Metropolitan Opera TCHAIKOVSKY Iolanta. Anna Netrebko (Iolanta); Piotr Beczala (Vaudemont); Alexei Tanovitski (King Rene); Alexey Markov (Robert); Elchin Azizov (Ibn-Hakia); BARTOK Bluebeard’s Castle. Nadja Michael (Judith); Mikhail Petrenko (Bluebeard); Valery Gergiev, cond.
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. Damien Chazelle, the writer and director of Whiplash, managed to make a Best Picture-nominated movie before he turned 30. It also happens to be a psychological thriller about jazz how is that even possible? One of the founding members of the B-52s, Kate Pierson, steps out on her own with the help of super-producer Sia. And we ask what bummer experiences could be made joyful through better design?
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor.  Chris Thile returns to the Fitzgerald Theater for his second turn as our guest host, with special guests, bluegrass all-stars Jerry Douglas and The Earls of Leicester; singer, violinist, and banjoist Rhiannon Giddens; and storyteller Elna Baker. Plus, a little support from our Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman, and music director and pianist Richard Dworsky. Tune in on your local public radio station or watch live at prairiehome.org!
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Love Songs. Move beyond the traditional notion of romantic love this week to hear of a bond with landscape, language, and the natural world – all in the finest music from Celtic roots.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser  Cakewalk Your Lady  The cakewalk is more than a hundred years old and remains a living reference point for composers of every kind of music, from Broadway to pop to classical.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis  Naxos Distribution – Three More Early Baroque Discs  A rarely-heard Swiss composer, the great Englishman Thomas Tomkins, and madrigals of madness at the turn of the 17th century.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

15 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Transfiguration and Ash Wednesday. In some Protestant traditions, The Feast of the Transfiguration brings the season after Epiphany to a close, and precedes Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the season of Lent.
9:00 Sunday Brunch with Gene Schiller. Enjoy three hours of your favorite music, as requested by the listeners of Hawaii Public Radio. To make your choice from our “musical brunch buffet” write to Sunday Brunch, Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St., Honolulu, HI 96814. Or e-mail your request to us at: hprmusic@hawaiipublicradio.org (Subject: Sunday Brunch).
1:00 P.M. SymphonyCast BEETHOVEN Sym. #1 in C; SCHUMANN Cello Conc. in a; Brinton Averil Smith, cello; BEETHOVEN Sym. #4 in B-flat; Houston Sym. Orch.; Andres Orozco-Estrada, cond.
3:00 Sunday Baroque. A celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Enjoy the tuneful and lively music of Bach, Vivaldi and Handel – and music by their talented contemporaries and predecessors – as part of the mix of familiar favorites and new surprises.
4:00 Harmonia with Angela Mariani. Call Me Cate. Catherine, Catrina, Cate…it’s a perennially popular name shared by sovereigns, singers, and saints alike. We’ll hear music by, for, and about Catherines from history – and we’ll shine a spotlight on early music performer Catherine Mackintosh.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. We observe Valentine’s Day with love songs by Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren including “To Keep My Love Alive.” Peter Sellers also examines Lennon and McCartney thoughts on the subject of love. This Week in the Media and Mark Levy sort of stays on message with “Amorous Birds.”
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  Oscar-nominated actress Marion Cotillard finds the universal in her new Belgian film... Sax icon Kenny G has some smooth solutions for listeners' etiquette dilemmas... The creators of the hit web series "High Maintenance" on other interesting "couple collaborators"... The still-emerging science behind the sense of touch...  Writer Kelly Link's  take on hateship loveship... The invention of the toothpick inspires a drink sans garnish (I ask you!)... When food becomes parody... And we salute the happiest language on the planet.
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Valentine’s Day. There are plenty of art song bewailing the loss of a loved one; this program will feature happy love affairs. We’ll enjoy songs from throughout the repertoire celebrating the joy of love.
8:00 New Sounds  Gamelan Plus  Listen to works that include gamelan, but take a more western approach, such as combining Celtic traditional music and Indonesian gamelan in music from Gamelan Son of Lion and composer/sax player and bagpiper Matthew Welch. In the music of Barbara Benary, the co-founder and guiding spirit of Gamelan Son of Lion, there is a juxtaposition of Cape Breton Celtic singing, gamelan and Benary herself on violin. Also, hear the Celtic-Balinese tapestry of Matthew Welch’s chamber rock hybrid Blarvuster with its Scottish bagpipes, Balinese gamelan, and Welch’s vocalizing in Indonesian. Plus, Lou Harrison’s "Threnody for Carlos Chavez," written for viola and gamelan ensemble, and music from NYC-based Patrick Grant, who serves his post-minimalism with a twist of Rock and Balinese gamelan.
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. Open Air Theater. Only occasional early music specific to Carnival has survived but street theater and outdoor dances were popular at all times, including Carnival. We celebrate the occasion with Heinrich Biber’s Carnival music of the animals. Orazio Vecchi’s comic “L’Amfiparnaso” and the street theater of 17th century Paris.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Wintertones 2  wintry acoustic spacemusic, especially for piano, cello and viola.
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16 MONDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: American Potpourri.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. D’INDY La Foret enchantee; Iceland Sym. Orch. Rumon Gamba, cond.; FRUMERIE Cello Conc.; Mats Lidstrom, cello; Norrkoping Sym. Orch.; Lu Jia, cond.; SCHUMANN Sym. #3 in E-flat, Rhenish; Detroit Sym. Orch.; Paul Paray, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Well go to Houston for a performance of Robert Schumann's Cello Concerto, featuring the Houston Symphony and their principal cellist, Brinton Averil Smith. Plus, we'll hear flutist Ransom Wilson play Francis Poulenc's Flute Sonata in concert in New York City.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Child’s Play. For hundreds of years of music-making, childhood has remained an inexhaustible inspiration . This week we’ll hear some of the ways that composers from Purcell to Prokofiev have been influenced by the energy and excitement of youth.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. FIBICH Spring; Prague Radio Sym. Orch.; Frantisek Vajnar, cond.; DVORAK Sym. #8 in g; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. KODALY Marosszek Dances; Philharmonia Hungarica; Antal Dorati, cond.; BARTOK Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta; Sym. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.; BRAHMS (arr. Schonberg) Piano Quartet #1 in g; City of Birmingham Sym. Orch.; Simon Rattle, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra ALBENIZ (arr. Burgos) Suite Espanola; RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez; PALOMO Nocturnos de Andalucia; Pepe Romero, guitar; FALLA The Three-Cornered Hat; Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, cond.
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17 TUESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Mostly Baroque.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. RIMSKY-KORSAKOV May Night Overt.; Orch. de la Suisse Romande; Ernest Ansermet, cond.; IPPOLITOV-IVANOV Caucasian Sketches Suite #2; Sym. Orch. of Ukraine; Arthur Fagen, cond.; BORODIN String Quartet #1 in A; Borodin Quartet
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Innovative pianist Jade Simmons joins Fred in the studio to discuss what it means to stay fiery as a musician.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Child’s Play.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. MAW Violin Conc.; Joshua Bell, violin; London Phil. Orch.; Roger Norrington, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. MILHAUD Sonate; Pascal Roge, piano; French Wind Ensemble; HUMMEL Trumpet Conc. in E-flat; Maurice Andre, trumpet; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.; DVORAK Serenade for Winds; Cleveland Orch.; Christopher Hogwood, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. Music by George Whitefield Chadwick. Adonais: Elegiac Overt.; BBC Concert Orch.; Keith Lockhart, cond.; Aphrodite; Bournemouth Sym. Orch.; Jose Serebrier, cond.; Pastoral Prelude; BBC Concert Orch.; Keith Lockhart, cond.; Sinfonietta in D; BBC Concert Orch.; Keith Lockhart, cond.; Symphonic Sketches; Eastman-Rochester Orch.; Howard Hanson, cond.; Elegy in Memory of Horatio Parker; Bournemouth Sym. Orch.; Jose Serebrier, cond.
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18 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: The First Time (for you and me)
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BRITTEN Variations & Fugue on a Theme by Purcell (The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra); London Phil. Orch.; Leonard Slatkin, cond.; ELGAR Wand of Youth Suite #2; London Phil. Orch.; Adrian Boult, cond.; MOERAN Cello Conc.; Guy Johnston, cello; Ulster Orch.; JoAnn Falletta, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Pyeongchang is a sleepy little town in the mountains of South Korea; it's famous for potatoes, sheep, and skiing. Now it's becoming famous for their annual summertime music festival, as well. We'll go there to hear a performance of Schulhoff's Flute Sonata.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Child’s Play.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. GOUNOD Ballet music from Faust; Detroit Sym. Orch.; Paul Paray, cond.; OFFENBACH Gaite Parisienne; Montreal Sym. Orch.; Charles Dutoit, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. BIBER Battalia; Le Concert des Nations; Jordi Savall, cond.; HAYDN Sym. #100 in G, Military; St. Luke’s Orch.; Charles Mackerras, cond.; MCCAULEY 5 Miniatures for Flute & Strings; Joseph Mariano, flute; Eastman-Rochester Orch.; Howard Hanson, cond.; HARRISON Suite for Violin, Piano & Chamber Orch.; Lucy Stoltzman, violin; Keith Jarrett, piano; Chamber Orch.; Robert Hughes, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #7, Leningrad; Jaap Van Zweden, cond.; PROKOFIEV Piano Conc. #3 in C; Yuja Wang, piano; Sakari Oramo, cond.
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19 THURSDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Film Fanatic.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. MARSHALL Essay for Guitar ; Christopher Parkening, guitar; Sym. Orch.; Jack Marshall, cond.; KOPPEL Moonchild’s Dream; Michala Petri, recorder; London Chamber Orch.; Okko Kamu, cond.; VILLA-LOBOS Bachianas Brasileiras #7; New World Orch.; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Valery Gergiev is one of the most revered and controversial conductors of our time. We'll go to a concert in Rotterdam to hear him conduct a performance of Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1. Plus, we'll hear a musical protest against Gergiev as an encore, from violinist Lisa Batiashvili.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Child’s Play.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. WEINBERGER Polka & Fugue from Schwanda the Bagpiper; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; VLADIGEROV Piano Conc. #3 in B-flat; Ivan Drenikov, piano; Bulgarian TV & Radio Sym. Orch.; Alexander Vladigerov, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. CHERUBINI Anacreon Overt.; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.; SALIERI Piano Conc. in B-flat; Pietro Spada, piano & cond.; Philharmonia Orch.; MOZART Clarinet Quintet in A; Richard Stoltzman, clarinet; Tokyo Quartet
8:00 New York Philharmonic BRAHMS Sym. #3 in F; BRAHMS Sym. #4 in e; Kurt Masur, cond.
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20 FRIDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: The Wonderful World of Vinyl.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. CHABRIER Ode a la Musique; Barbara Hendricks, soprano; Toulouse Sym. Orch. & Chorus; Michel Plasson, cond.; R. STRAUSS Burleske; Byron Janis, piano; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; ALFVEN Sym. #5; Royal Stockholm Phil. Orch.; Neeme Jarvi, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Today, we're going to the movies. In anticipation of the upcoming Academy Awards, we'll hear concert performances of music written by past Oscar winners. Plus, we'll sample each of this year's five Oscar soundtrack nominees.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Child’s Play.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BEETHOVEN Piano Trio #4 in B-flat, Gassenhauer; Beaux Arts Trio; MENDELSSOHN Sym. #1 in c; Cleveland Orch.; Louis Lane, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. JANACEK Concertino; Rudolf Firkusny, piano; Czech Phil. Orch.; Vaclav Neumann, cond.; SPOHR Sextet in C; L’Archibuelli & Smithsonian Chamber Players; SCHUMANN Sym. #4 in d; Philharmonia Orch.; Otto Klemperer, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts MAHLER Sym. #6, Tragic; Rotterdam Phil. Orch.; Yannick Nezet-Seguin, cond.
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21 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. Bach wrote a textbook without words. You could learn how to play and write fugues by reading and playing his. He called this treatise Counterpoint but we call it The Art of Fugue.
10:00 From the Top  We're coming to you this week from our home in Boston’s vibrant music district, at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall. You’ll hear amazing performances and inspiring stories from some of America’s best young classical musicians.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. A 2014 interview with Norwegian guitarist Christina Sandsengen, whose debut CD "Shades and Contrasts" has been recently released, along with the recently released CD featuring Brazilian composer Radames Gnattali, plus a concerto by Jaime Zenamon and Gaspar Sanz.
1:00 P.M. Metropolitan Opera MOZART Don Giovanni. Peter Mattei (Don Giovanni); Elza van den Heever (Donna Anna); Emma Bell (Donna Elvira); Maria Lindsey (Zerlina); Dimitry Korchak (Don Ottavio); Luca Pisaroni (Leporello); Adam Plachetka (Masetto); James Morris (Commendatore); Alan Gilbert, cond.
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. This week we bring you three American Icons, stories from our series on works of art that changed the way we think about America. In myth and song, John Henry was a railroad worker who raced the machine that was going to steal his job. He won the race, but it killed him. What does that say about the American work ethic? Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" spurred the abolitionist movement, but the title character is now a vicious slur against African-Americans. How did that happen? And we find out why Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue" became the one jazz record that even non-jazz fans own.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. This week, our host is back at the helm, fresh from burning off a few vacation days he'd built up over 40 years, for a live broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul with special guests, sizzling vocalist and songwriter Aoife O’Donovan, and singer and fiddler Emily Miller. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; our pianist and music director Rich Dworsky with The Exchange Street Quartet (drummer Bernie Dresel, bassist Larry Kohut, Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, and Chris Siebold on guitar); and an update on the last few weeks worth of News from Lake Wobegon.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. New Releases and Debuts. Fiona handpicks more of the best new sounds from rising artists, along with the latest rom artists whose music has shaped the sound of the Thistle & Shamrock through the decades.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser. From Friend to Lover – There’s friendship and there are love affairs, but sometimes one morphs into the other.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. Naxos Distribution – Three More Renaissance Discs - Including two superb new recordings celebrating Renaissance masters at the Polish court.
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22 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Lent I. The First Sunday in Lent marks the beginning of the season of reflection and preparation for Holy Week and Easter. We’ll listen to powerful music to begin the six-week journey.
9:00 Sunday Brunch with Gene Schiller. Enjoy three hours of your favorite music, as requested by the listeners of Hawaii Public Radio. To make your choice from our “musical brunch buffet” write to Sunday Brunch, Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St., Honolulu, HI 96814. Or e-mail your request to us at: hprmusic@hawaiipublicradio.org (Subject: Sunday Brunch).
1:00 P.M. SymphonyCast  KORNGOLD Violin Concerto; MAHLER Symphony No. 5; HOLST Mercury, from the Planets; Leopold Stokowski, conductor (EMI 65423); DEBUSSY Gigues, from Images pour orchestra Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen (Sony 62599) : DEBUSSY Images, Prelude a lapres-midi dun faune, etc.
3:00 Sunday Baroque. A celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Enjoy the tuneful and lively music of Bach, Vivaldi and Handel – and music by their talented contemporaries and predecessors – as part of the mix of familiar favorites and new surprises.
4:00 Harmonia with Angela Mariani. You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry. Laughter and tears – two of the most human forms of expression. But, how do you smile – or sob – in song? You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, this week on Harmonia.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Meryl Streep is playing Florence Foster Jenkins in a biopic, which has Hugh Grant as her manager. We exhume the interview with her accompanist Cosmo McMoon from our archives and delve through the treasure of song that Florence left for us. The blind pianist Alec Templeton gives us an operatic version of South of the Border and Brunnhilde’s Battle Cry as sung by a Crooner. This Week in the Media and Jan C. Snow on “Seating Choices.”
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  Titus Welliver, star of the new Michael Connelly series "Bosch," paints a noir picture... Sleater Kinney's Corin Tucker DJs our party... Comedian-turned-memoirist Maz Jobrani on the vices of typecasting and the virtues of spoons... Szechuan cooking gets hotter... A few first impressions of "Black-ish" matriach Tracee Ellis Ross... Eleven-time Oscar nominee Colleen Atwood takes clothes to surreal heights... Plus, we learn about the  first man(nequin) in space, and about the NEW strongest material on earth, furnished by  your friendly neighborhood limpet.
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Elinor Remick Warren (1900-1991) We celebrate the birthday of this under-appreciated American composer. She wrote in a neo-Romantic style and luckily for us (and her), baritone Thomas Hampson has recorded her music.
8:00 New Sounds  Music That Revolves Around Poetry  This episode offers a new take on Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, with the composer’s own poems in new musical settings by Uri Caine and a modern English translation sung by Theo Bleckmann. Originally, Vivaldi wrote that most famous set of four concertos based on his Italian sonnets about each of the seasons.  Listen to the re-working, along with other poetry set to music, including settings from Korean poetry by Sunny Kim.  There's also music by Harold Budd and Steve Reich, to name a few.
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. Lenten Penitence from Lassus. The Penitential Psalms of David are sung throughout the period leading up to Holy Week. The settings by Orlande de Lassus are especially moving. Our music for Lent includes Lenten motets and the magnificent recording by Collegium Vocale Ghent of Psalm #102 “O Lord hear my prayer and let my cry come unto Thee.”
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Electronic North 2  a chilled Ambient winter journey.
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23 MONDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Live Performance!
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. STENHAMMAR Lodolezzi Sjunger (Lodolezzi Sings); Gothenburg Sym. Orch.; Neeme Jarvi, cond.; SUK Serenade for Strings; London Chamber Orch.; Christopher Warren-Green, cond.; THUILLE Sextet in B-flat; Gianluca Luisi, piano; Chantily Quintet
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  There's no cake big enough to hold all the candles for George Frideric Handel's 330th birthday. So to celebrate, we'll go to a concert in Philadelphia to hear Tempesta di Mare play Handel's Concerto Grosso in F.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. George Frederick Handel. We’ll have a week-long look at the life and music of England’s most celebrated German composer.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. HOLST Ballet music from The Perfect Fool; London Sym. Orch.; Andre Previn, cond.; SHOSTAKOVICH The Execution of Stepan Razin; Charles Robert Austin, bass-baritone; Seattle Sym. Orch. & Chorus; Gerard Schwarz, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. HUMMEL Ballet music from Das Zauberglockchen; London Mozart Players; Howard Shelley, cond.; NIELSEN Flute Conc.; James Galway, flute; Danish Radio Sym. Orch.; SIBELIUS Sym. #3 in C; Vienna Phil.Orch.; Lorin Maazel, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra MOZART Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; MOZART Piano Conc. #20 in d; Robert Levin, piano; MOZART Horn Conc. #1 in E-flat; William Caballero, horn; MOZART Sym. #41 in C, Jupiter; Manfred Honeck, cond.
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24 TUESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Great Voices.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. SCHUBERT Rosamunde Overt.; National Phil. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.; MOZART Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat; Jascha Heifetz, violin; William Primrose, viola; RCA Victor Sym. Orch.; Izler Solomon, cond.; LISZT Dante Sym.; London Sym. Orch.; Leon Botstein, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  We hear recent concert highlights from near and far: a Haydn symphony from a concert in Latvia, tango from a performance in Minnesota, string quartets from Brooklyn, and pianist Simone Dinnerstein playing Bach in concert in San Antonio.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. George Frederick Handel.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. RABAUD Eglogue; Sofia Phil. Orch.; Nicolas Couton, cond.; FRANCK Violin Sonata in a; Anne Sophie-Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. BACH Brandenburg Conc. #1 in F; Il Giardino Armonico; Giovanni Antonini, cond.; NELSON Passacaglia; Dallas Wind Sym.; Jerry Junkin, cond.; HANDEL Concerto Grosso in g, Op. 6, No. 6; Concentus Musicus Wien; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, cond.; BLOCH Conc. Grosso #2; Eastman-Rochester Orch.; Howard Hanson, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. Leonard Bernstein and the Israel Philharmonic II. DVORAK Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 3; BERNSTEIN On the Waterfront Suite; MAHLER Sym. #9
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25 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Julius Rontgen.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BLOCH Concerto Grosso #1; Patricia Michaelian, piano; Seattle Sym. Orch.; Gerard Schwarz, cond.; STRAVINSKY The Song of the Nightingale; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; MAGNARD Sym. #4 in c-sharp; Malmo Sym. Orch.; Thomas Sanderling, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto has all the energy of Paris in the 1920s, including a hint of jazz here and there. We'll hear it from a concert this season in Paris, featuring pianist Fazil Say and the National Orchestra of France.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. George Frederick Handel.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SIBELIUS Sym. #2 in D; Boston Sym. Orch.; Andris Nelsons, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. MIASKOVSKY Two Pieces for String Orch.; Moscow Sym. Orch.; Veronika Dudarova, cond.; HOVHANESS Sym. #4; Eastman Wind Ensemble; A. Clyde Roller, cond.; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sym. #2, Antar; U.S.S.R. Sym. Orch.; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra  Mitsuko Uchida Conducts Mozart from the Keyboard  STRAVINSKY Concerto in D Major for String Orchestra; MOZART Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat Major, K. 456; MOZART Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546; MOZART Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271 (Jeunehomme); MOZART Piano Concerto No. 11 in F Major, K. 413
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26 THURSDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: The Composer Conducts.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. MIASKOVSKY Sym. #21 in f-sharp; Orch. of the Russian Federation; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.; FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain; Artur Rubinstein, piano; San Francisco Sym.Orch.; Enrique Jorda, cond.; TANEYEV Suite de Concert; David Oistrakh, violin; Philharmonia Orch.; Nikolai Malko, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Earlier this month, 19-year-old Peruvian violinist Eduardo Rios was named the winner of the annual Sphinx Competition, a competition for young African American and Latino string players. We'll talk with Rios, and we'll hear a selection from his Gold Medal performance of Sibelius' Violin Concerto.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. George Frederick Handel.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. HAYDN Trio #3 in C, London; Isaac Stern, violin; Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; HAYDN Sym. #104 in D, London; New York Phil.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. ARENSKY Suite #1; Vassily Primakov & Nina Lavrova, pianos; MOSCHELES Concertante in F; Aurele Nicolet, flute; Heinz Holliger, oboe; Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch.; Eliahu Inbal, cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY Orch. Suite #1; National Sym. Orch. of Ireland; Thomas Sanderling, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic BRAHMS Piano Conc. #2 in B-flat; Rudolf Buchbinder, piano; TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #6 in b, Pathetique; Alan Gilbert, cond.
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27 FRIDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: New Names, New Recordings.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. RAVEL String Quartet in F; Sequoia Quartet; NOVAK About the Eternal Longing; Carlsbad Sym. Orch.; Douglas Bostock, cond.; BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #4 in G; Kristian Zimerman, piano; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  In 2011, composer Clarice Assad wove together a dozen tunes by Bach. The violas and cellos play the melodies, so it's called the "Suite for Lower Strings, based on themes of Bach." We'll hear this 18th century-inspired modern music from a concert in San Francisco.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. George Frederick Handel.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. HARRIS When Johnny Comes Marching Home Overt.; Seattle Sym. Orch.; Gerard Schwarz, cond.; HANSON Sym. #3; Eastman-Rochester Orch.; Howard Hanson, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. IBERT Capriccio; Manhattan Chamber Orch.; Richard Auldon Clark, cond.; BARBER Cello Conc.; Ralph Kirshbaum, cello; Scottish Chamber Orch.; Jukka-Pekka Saraste, cond.; ELGAR Enigma Variations; Philharmonia Orch.; Andrew Davis, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts PALESTRINA Kyrie from Missa Te Deum laudamus; PART Most Holy Mother of God; DESPREZ Inviolata et casta es, Maria; STING Fields of Gold; Fragile; WILLAERT Cantai or Piango – Tengan Dunque ver me; SMOLKA Alma Redemptoris Mater; CHICK COREA Crystal Silence; BRAHMS Darthula’s Grabgesang; Singer Pur; WAGNER Wesendonck Lieder; MAHLER 5 Ruckert Lieder; BRAHMS Von Ewiger Liebe; MOZART Ungluckliche Liebe; MAHLER Des Antoninus von Padua; Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano; Joseph Breinl, piano
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28 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. Anton Bruckner wrote really long symphonies that built slowly. Can you really convey the Bruckner sound in excerpts? Well, it wasn’t easy, but I think it’s gonna work, 10 symphonies in two hours.
10:00 From the Top From North Carolina, this week’s show features the return appearance of a From the Top alumnus who went on to win a top prize at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition this year. He’s the first American to become a medalist in over sixteen years. We’ll also meet a teenage bassoonist with a beautifully poetic story about the wilderness of New England and how it has moved his heart and shaped his music.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris.  A 2001 interview with Pulitzer-prize-winning composer John Corigliano, who discusses his Troubadour's guitar concerto. Also, a 2013 interview with guitarist Scott Morris, who has recorded a CD of music by Satie, and music by Ginastera and Roland Dyens.
1:00 P.M. Metropolitan Opera MOZART Die Zauberflote; Pretty Yende (Pamina); Ana Durlovski (Queen of the Night); Toby Spence (Tamino); Marcus Werba (Papageno); Rene Pape (Sarastro); Ryan McKinny (Speaker of the Temple); Adam Fischer, cond.
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.  Kelly Link re-read classic children's fantasy while she was doing her MFA; now her acclaimed short stories are breaking the wall of genre between fantasy and literary fiction. A new and surprisingly popular trend in music videos takes out all the images, showing you nothing but a song's lyrics. Also, you asked us to redesign one of the worst parts of everyday life: Mondays. But can design actually make Mondays joyful?
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor.  We're heading West across the Mississippi for a live broadcast from the State Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota with special guests, folk-rock singer and songwriter Brandi Carlile and gospel grandmaster Jearlyn Steele. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; musical director and pianist Richard Dworsky with The Steady Shovellers (drummer Jonathan Dresel, Larry Kohut on bass, guitarist Dean Magraw, and Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle); and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Welsh Roots. Explore some well-loved and emerging roots from Wales.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser. Wild About Eubie – Eubie Blake wrote his songs and hit shows and, in the process, altered American attitudes toward race.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. Naxos Distribution – Three More Medieval Discs - Including two from the recently created Obsculta label from the monks of Stift-Heiligenkreuz in Austria.
11:00 Music Through the Night