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1 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:  Rare Overtures.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  POULENC Violin Sonata; Midori, violin; Robert McDonald, piano; IBERT Escales; French National Orch.; Leopold Stokowski; BARTOK Conc. for Orch.; Los Angeles Phil. Orch.; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today Long before we became aware of conserving the environment, Johann Sebastian Bach was hard at work conserving his own output: his musical ideas. We’ll hear his music as he reworked and finessed his favorite melodies in a variety of performances.
2:00 Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin.  Incidentally Speaking.  For as long as art forms such as theatre, ballet, and other entertainments have graced the stage, composers have been there to enhance the dramatic action through music.  This week Bill explores some of the not-so-incidental music that has resulted.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  ARENSKY Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky; St. Petersburg Camerata; Saulius Sondeckis, cond.; MOZART Conc. for Harp & Flute in C; James Galway, flute; Marisa Robles, harp; European Chamber Orch.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  MENDELSSOHN Calm Sea & Prosperous Voyage; Winnipeg Sym. Orch.; Kazuhiro Koizumi, cond.; PROKOFIEV Violin Conc. #2 in g; Shlomo Mintz, violin; London Sym. Orch.; Andre Previn, cond.; NIELSEN Sym. #2, The Four Temperaments; Danish Radio Sym. Orch.; Paavo Berglund, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra  BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #4 in G; Till Fellner, piano;  STRAUSS  Waltzes & Polkas; Manfred Honeck, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

2 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:  Branford Marsalis.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  KLAMI Sinfonie Enfantine; Kymi Sinfonietta; Juha Nikkola, cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings; London Chamber Orch.; Christopher Warren-Green, cond.; DOHNANYI Piano Conc. #1 in e; Howard Shelley, piano; BBC Phil. Orch.; Matthias Bamert, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  After a holiday weekend, there's often a big clean-up that has to take place. We'll help out with a special piece by Malcolm Arnold; his Grand Overture for Vacuum Cleaners, Floor Polisher, and Concert Band.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Incidentally Speaking.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  RESPIGHI Ancient Airs & Dances Suite #1; Los Angeles Chamber Orch.; Neville Marriner, cond.; HAYDN Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat; Moscow Virtuosi; Vladimir Spivakov, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  ELGAR Introduction & Allegro for Strings; Allegri Quartet; Sinfonia of London; John Barbirolli, cond.; RACHMANINOFF Cello Sonata in g; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Emanuel Ax, piano; MESSIAEN Excerpts from Turangalila Sym.; London Sym. Orch.; Andre Previn, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel.  The First Recording of Authentic Orchestration of the Ragtime Opera.  JOPLIN Treemonisha (Paragon Ragtime Orchestra and Singers) 
10:00 Music Through the Night

3 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:  Song Cycles.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  BUSONI Tanzwalzer; NDR Sym. Orch.; Werner Andreas Albert, cond.; COPLAND The Red Pony Suite; St. Louis Sym. Orch.; Leonard Slatkin, cond.; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Sym. #7, Sinfonia Antarctica; London Sym. Orch.; Andre Previn, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  The story of Don Juan has all the makings of a gripping melodrama -- love, betrayal, and death. We'll hear the Munich Philharmonic perform Richard Strauss's explosive tone poem based on the legend.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Incidentally Speaking.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  DEBUSSY Trio for Flute, Viola & Harp; Nash Ensemble; BEETHOVEN Septet in E-flat; Melos Ensemble
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  WEBERN Im Sommerwind; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Pierre Boulez, cond.; ROTA The Leopard Suite; La Scala Phil. Orch.; Riccardo Muti, cond.; GERSHWIN Piano Conc. in F; Earl Wild, piano; Boston Pops Orch.; Arthur Fiedler, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra  STRAVINSKY Elegy for JFK; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; MAHLER Sym. #9; MAHLER Blumine; GABRIELI Canzonae (from CSO Brass Live); Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

4 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:  Transcriptions.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  QUILTER Children’s Overt.; Light Music Society Orch.; Vivian Dunn, cond.; MCDONALD From Childhood; Ann Mason Stockton, harp; Studio Orch.; Felix Slatkin, cond.; SCHUBERT Sym. #6 in C, Little; Royal Concertgebouw Orch.; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  Lawrence Foster conducts the Houston Symphony Orchestra in a glorious performance of music from Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Incidentally Speaking.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  BRAHMS Cello Sonata #2 in F; Heinrich Schiff, cello; Gerhard Oppitz, piano; HUMMEL Trumpet Conc. in E-flat; Maurice Andre, trumpet; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  HARTY With the Wild Geese; Ulster Orch.; Bryden Thomson, cond.; SCHUMANN Waldscenen; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano; TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Conc. in D; Jascha Heifetz, violin; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic  STRAVINSKY The Fairy’s Kiss; STRAVINSKY Petrushka; Alan Gilbert, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

5 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: Moonlight Magic.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  BEETHOVEN Consecration of the House Overture; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Claudio Abbado, cond.; MOZART Sym. #41 in C, Jupiter; Vienna Phil. Orch.; James Levine, cond.; ROSSINI/RESPIGHI La Boutique Fantasque; Boston Pops Orch.; Arthur Fiedler, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  The Chinese lute, or pipa, has been around for more than two thousand years. We'll hear a 21st century composition for pipa performed by Wu Man and the Buffalo Philharmonic.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Incidentally Speaking.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  FAURE Pelleas et Melisande; Boston Sym. Orch.; Seiji Ozawa, cond.; ATTERBERG Sym. #1 in b; Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch.; Ari Rasilainen, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  GEMINIANI Excerpts from The Enchanted Forest; CBC Vancouver Orch.; John Eliot Gardiner, cond.; MILHAUD Le Boeuf sur le Toit; Luxembourg Radio Sym.; Louis Fremaux, cond.; NOVAK Serenade in F; Ukrainian Chamber Orch.; Andrew Mogrelia, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts  BEETHOVEN Sym. #4 in B-flat; BEETHOVEN Sym. #5 in c; City of Birmingham Sym. Orch.; Andris Nelsons, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

6 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus.  Romantic Music of the 20th Century.  While the progressive stuff was going on, many great composers ignored it to write great tunes, and the progressives themselves dabbled in it.
10:00 From the Top  We’re at UCONN’s Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts.  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. Highlighting the diversity of the guitar repertory, we feature two large-scale works of the guitar repertoire that could not be more different: Baroque lutenist Sylvius Leopold Weiss’s Sonata in f# minor, and Sir Malcolm Arnold’s Guitar Concerto, plus the Brasil Guitar Duo’s powerful arrangement of Jacob do Bandolim’s “Noites Cariocas.”
1:00 P.M.  Metropolitan Opera  ROSSINI The Barber of Seville.  Isabel Leonard (Rosina); Lawrence Brownlee (Count Almaviva); Christopher Maltman (Figaro); Maurizio Muraro (Doctor Bartolo); Paata Burchaladze (Don Basilio); Michele Mariotti, cond.
4:30pm Classical Music  DELIUS  Two Pieces for Cello and Chamber Orchestra (1930). Julian Lloyd Webber cello, Academy of St. Martin In The Field, Neville Marriner, conductor (Philips 442530-2) DEBUSSY  Clair de Lune; Pour Le Piano (Prelude-Sarabande-Toccata). Philippe Entremont piano (Sony SBK 48 174).
5:00 Studio 360
with Kurt Andersen. Bert Williams was the most famous African-American entertainer of his day. But for some reason, his first film was never released. Now, 100 years later, it’s finally being seen. Also, we hear from Boots, the little-known producer on Beyoncé’s last album. And Lisa Kudrow finally steps out of the long shadow of Friends’ Phoebe Buffay.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. We're live from The Town Hall for our final New York show of the year, with special guests, Greenwich Village poet Edward Field, and pianist and writer Jeremy Denk. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; multi-instrumentalists Sam Bush and Stuart Duncan sit in with musical director Rich Dworsky and The 43rd Street Regulars (Chris Brown on drums, Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, and bassist Todd Parks); and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie.  Music Migration.  Fiona recalls the connections that captured her attention when she first travelled in the U.S. in the early 1980s by exploring what ties her world to the music of the Southern Mountains.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser.  Business Girls – When young women first moved to the big city, they changed the world by supporting themselves.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis.  Three New Releases for the Holidays.  Christmas with two Cambridge Choirs (Gonville & Caius and Clare) and the Chamber Choir of Ireland.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

7 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois.  Advent 2.  How lovely are the messengers.  Today’s show will give voice to prophets of old in sacred choral and organ music, as we continue through Advent.
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  SCHUMANN Sym. #2 in C; BRAHMS Sym. #2 in D; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Simon Rattle, 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.  2014 Birthday Boys. The year 2014 is the 600th anniversary of the Council of Constance.  It also marks 300 years since the birth of Bach’s son, Carl Philipp.  But, did you know that the famous opera reformer Christoph Willibald Gluck and the lesser-known Niccolo Jommelli were also born that year?  We’ll hear music from the Council and from each of these Birthday boys.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad.  Some math problems are introduced by Tom Lehrer; Stuart McLean tells the story of “Ferrets for Christmas.”  Richard Howland-Bolton discusses “Gesaeligic Christmas.”
6:00 The Dinner Party Download
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling.  Heinrich Heine’s Birthday.  Born 13 December, 1797, Heine’s poems have inspired more art song  (lieder) than any other single poet!  Robert Schumann’s most famous cycle, Dichterliebe, is to Heine’s words.  We’ll hear some of that, as well as songs by Mendelssohn, Schubert, and many others.
8:00 New Sounds  Tangled Web of Fiddling 
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps.  A 10th Anniversary with Josquin.  The first week of December 2014 marks the 10th anniversary of The Early Muse on Hawai’i Public Radio.  That first program featured the music of Josquin Desprez, icon of early renaissance polyphony.  Ten years later but for the first time we bring you his Missa Pange Lingua, Luther’s favorite, together with Marian Motets for the Advent season.'
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space.  Classical Re-Inventions  Classical structure meets ambient atmosphere.  Take a journey through inner space with music that evokes the feeling of the cosmos.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

8 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.  FANNY MENDELSSOHN Overture; Women’s Philharmonic Orch.; JoAnn Falletta, cond.; FANNY MENDELSSOHN Sonata; Sylviane Deferne, piano; MENDELSSOHN String Quartet, Op. 12; Artis Quartet; MENDELSSOHN Sym. #4 in A, Italian; Vienna Phil. Orch.; John Eliot Gardiner, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  Joshua Bell and Stephen Isserlis are classical superstars, but when they wanted a pianist for a European tour, they decided to choose one whose playing they loved, but who isn't famous - yet. His name is Denes Varjon, and we'll hear Bell, Isserlis, and Varjon play a Chopin piano trio in concert in Poland.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  The Viola.  We’ll celebrate some of the exquisite music written for the violin’s darker cousin, including music by Hindemith and Walton.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  GOTOVAC Song & Kolo from Ero the Joker; Hanover Radio Sym. Orch.; Moshe Atzmon, cond.; JANACEK Sinfonietta; NDR Sym. Orch.; Vaclav Neumann, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  MARTINU Flute Sonata; James Galway, flute; Philip Moll, piano; MARTINU Sinfonietta Giocosa; Dennis Hennig, piano; Australian Chamber Orch.; Charles Mackerras, cond.; SIBELIUS Sym. #5 in E-flat; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Lorin Maazel, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra  HAYDN Sym. #22, The Philosopher; DANIELPOUR Darkness in the Ancient Valley; Hila Plitman, soprano; R. STRAUSS Also Sprach Zarathustra; Christoph Konig, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

9 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:  Child’s Play.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  WEBER Oberon Overt.; London Classical Players; Roger Norrington, cond.; SPOHR Sym. #8 in G; Czecho-Slovak State Phil. Orch.; Alfred Walter, cond.; CANTELOUBE Songs of the Auvergne; Karina Gauvin, soprano; CBC Vancouver Orch.; Raffi Armenian, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  When the young wind quintet called WindSync plays a concert, they memorize their music and play without music stands. Why do they do this? We'll find out when WindSync joins Fred in the studio for music and conversation.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  The Viola.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  MASSENET Ballet music from Le Cid; City of Birmingham Sym. Orch.; Louis Fremaux, cond.; LALO Violin Conc. in F; Augustin Dumay, violin; Toulouse Sym. Orch.; Michel Plasson, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  GLINKA Ruslan & Ludmilla Overt.; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; TURINA Piano Trio #1; Beaux Arts Trio; CHAUSSON Poeme; Joshua Bell, violin; Royal Phil. Orch.; Andrew Litton, cond.; MILHAUD Le Carnaval D’Aix; Carl Seemann, piano; Luxembourg Radio Sym.; Darius Milhaud, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel.  Frank Shipway Conducts.  R. STRAUSS Alpine Sym.; TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #5 in e; Royal Phil. Orch.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

10 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:  Modern Classics.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  BARBER Cello Sonata in b; Zuill Bailey, cello; Lara Downes, piano; THOMSON The Bayou & Acadian Songs & Dances from Louisiana Story; New London Orch.; Ronald Corp, cond.; MARTINU Sym. #4; Scottish National Orch.; Bryden Thomson, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  We go to sunny Los Angeles to hear the LA Philharmonic play Brahms' sunny Symphony No. 2. Plus, Bruce Adolphe joins us for our weekly Piano Puzzler.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  The Viola.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; New York Phil.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.; GROFE Grand Canyon Suite; Sym. Orch.; Morton Gould, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  FRANCK Violin Sonata in a; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano; STILL Sym. #2 in g, Song of a New Race; Detroit Sym. Orch.; Neeme Jarvi, cond.; RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances; St. Petersburg Phil. Orch.; Yuri Temirkanov, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra  RIGEL Sym. in c; HAYDN Piano Conc. in D; Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano; KRAUS Sym. in e; BEETHOVEN Sym. #1 in C; Bernard Labaide, cond.; BRAHMS Serenade #2 in A; Lorin Maazel, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

11 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 Family Affair.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  RAMEAU Les Fetes d’Hebe Suite; Aulos Ensemble; HAYDN Sym. #102 in B-flat; New York Phil.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.; MIASKOVSKY Cello Conc. in c; Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; London Phil. Orch.; Maxim Shostakovich, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  Mozart wrote his Concerto for Two Pianos with himself and his sister in mind. We'll hear Joanne Pearce Martin and Jeffrey Kahane play it in concert with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  The Viola.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  VERDI Ballabile from Otello; Berlin Radio Sym.; Roberto Abbado, cond.; OFFENBACH Gaite Parisienne; Boston Pops Orch.; Arthur Fiedler, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  BERLIOZ Selections from Romeo et Juliette; Berlin Phil. Orch.; James Levine, cond.; KARLOWICZ Violin Conc.; Kaja Danczowska, violin; Krakow Radio & TV Sym. Orch.; Antoni Wit, cond.; MEULEMANS Sym. #3, Fir Tree; Moscow Sym. Orch.; Frederic Devreese, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic  TURNAGE Frieze; BEETHOVEN Sym. #9 in d, Choral; Julianna Di Giacomo, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Russell Thomas, tenor; Shenyang, bass; Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus; Alan Gilbert, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

12 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:  Classics of Chamber Music.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  MASCAGNI Mein Erster Walzer; Filarmonica ‘900; Gianandrea Noseda, cond.; WAGENAAR Waltz Cycle; Royal Concertgebouw Orch.; Riccardo Chailly, cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #6 in b, Pathetique; Sofia Phil. Orch.; Dobrin Petkov, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  The Viola.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  SIBELIUS Swanwhite Suite; Lahti Sym. Orch.; Osmo Vanska, cond.; LUTOSLAWSKI Conc. for Orch.; Cleveland Orch.; Christoph von Dohnanyi, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  CANNING Fantasy on a Theme by Justin Morgan; Cincinnati Sym. Orch.; Jesus Lopez-Cobos, cond.; BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet; Thea King, clarinet; Gabrieli Quartet; ATTERBERG Sym. #6 in C, Dollar; Norrkoping Sym. Orch.; Jun’ichi Hirokami, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts  BEETHOVEN Sym. #6 in F, Pastoral; BEETHOVEN Sym. #7 in A; City of Birmingham Sym. Orch.; Andris Nelsons, cond.  
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

13 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus.  A Baker’s Dozen from the Boulangerie.  13 composers who studied under Nadia Boulanger. She taught three generations of Americans to find their own voice.
10:00 From the Top   This Highlight Show centers around “The Big Story,” featuring not only superb musical performances by young people, but stories from each of these kids that are unusually compelling. A French horn player who has overcome the tragedy of teenage gang warfare to thrive in classical music ... a 14-year-old pianist with an amazing tale of American generosity ... and more.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive!
with Anthony Morris. Music by Giuliani, Carcassi, Peter Warlock, Vicente Sojo, and a 2013 interview with British guitarist-composer Gary Ryan, who talks about his use of complicated extended guitar techniques in sophisticated yet accessible compositions.
Noon (Special Time)  Metropolitan Opera  WAGNER Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg.  Annette Dasch (Eva); Michael Volle (Hans Sachs); Johan Botha (Walther); Karen Cargill (Magdalena); Paul Appleby (David); Martin Kranzle (Beckmesser); Hans-Peter Konig (Pogner); James Levine, cond.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor (program will be joined in progress if the opera runs long)   We're live from our home base, the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with special guests, roadhouse R&B partiers the Marcia Ball Band, soprano Maria Jette, and cellist Sally Dorer. Plus: the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman; pianist and musical director Richard Dworsky with Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, and guitarist Dean Magraw; and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock
with Fiona Ritchie.  Alan Reid.  Three decades after her journey into national radio started, Fiona meets up with the man who was her very first interview: Alan Reid, known for his long career with the legendary Battlefield Band.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser.  Broadway Trios – An often-rollicking crescendo from 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.  Sacrum Mysterium: A Celtic Christmas Vespers.  Apollo’s Fire and the Canadian ensemble La Nef combined the ancient medieval Scottish tradition with carols, dances and even fiddle tunes.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

14 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois.  Advent 3.  John the Baptist’s cry in the wilderness.  “Prepare ye the way of the Lord” rings out as we hear music of preparation and anticipation.
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 Twelve Contredanses; MOZART Violin Conc. #5 in A; Benjamin Beilman, violin; LUTOSLAWSKI Chain 2; KODALY Dances of Galanta; Jeffrey Kahane, cond.; 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.  Santa’s Playlist.  When Santa and his reindeer make the rounds this Christmas, what tunes do you suppose the big guy will have playing ove his sleigh stereo system?  We’re taking our best guess on this edition of Harmonia.  Tune in for a playlist of holiday samplings from an array of early music recordings – new and old.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad.  Another Christmastide story by Stuart McLean – “Dave’s Christmas Tree”  A brace of Stan Freberg songs including “Wunerful, wonderful.” Mark Levy opines.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  Filmmaker Mike Leigh on his portrait of an artist: the new movie "Mr. Turner"... Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt defends (selfless) selfies and the new "mass" media... Breakout TV star Gina Rodriguez - of "Jane the Virgin" - lists a few other far-fetched ideas that worked... Talk show icon Dick Cavett returns to answer etiquette questions, with a quick wit and swift kicks in the shins... We review the history of instant replay (just once)... Learning from the dinners of tyrants... A sheep in sheep's clothing... And more!
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling.  Mildred Miller’s 90th Birthday.  The first of two programs that include a telephone interview with Miller recorded by Maya Hoover and me.  Miller sang at the Met from 1951 ‘til 1974.  But the world of song knows best her classical recording of Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with Bruno Walter.
8:00 New Sounds  New Releases for November 
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps.  Two Early Music Pioneers Pass On.  The early music world lost two of its leading pioneers with the death of Frans Bruggen and Christopher Hogwood in the Fall of 2014.  Tonight we bring you samples from the work of these two performers, scholars and founders of well-known ensembles.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Hearth and Home  Warm acoustic instrumentals for the holiday season.  Take a journey through inner space with music that evokes the feeling of the cosmos.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

 15 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:  The Second Time Around.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  NYSTROEM Prelude to The Tempest; Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. & Chorus; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.; BRIDGE The Sea; Royal Liverpool Phil. Orch.; Charles Groves, cond.; KUNNEKE Piano Conc. #1 in A-flat; Tiny Wirtz, piano; Southwest German Radio Sym. Orch.; Wlodzimierz Kamirski, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  American pianist Garrick Ohlsson won the Chopin Competition in Warsaw in 1970, but his career encompasses so much more than just music by Chopin. We'll go to a concert in Cincinnati to hear Ohlsson and the Cincinnati Symphony play Samuel Barber's Piano Concerto.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Beethoven Quartets.  An exploration of this rarified body of works.  We’ll take a tour through all 16 quartets, plus the Grosse Fuga.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  TOYAMA Rhapsody for Orch.; Tokyo Metropolitan Sym. Orch.; Ryusuke Numajiri, cond.; MUSSORGSKY (arr. Henry Wood) Pictures at an Exhibition; London Phil. Orch.; Nicholas Braithwaite, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  DELALANDE Caprice  #3; Paillard Chamber Orch.; Jean-Francois Paillard, cond.; BLOCH Concerto Grosso #1; Patricia Michaelman, piano; Seattle Sym. Orch.; Gerard Schwarz, cond.; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade; London Sym. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra  BACH (arr. Stokowski) Toccata & Fugue in d; BEETHOVEN Sym. #4 in B-flat; BRAHMS Piano Conc. #1 in d; Helene Grimaud, piano; Manfred Honeck, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

16 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. JANACEK On an Overgrown Path; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; DELIUS Violin Conc.; Tasmin Little, violin; Orch. of the Welsh National Opera; Charles Mackerras, cond.; ROUSSEL The Spider’s Feast; Orch. de Paris; Christoph Eschenbach, cond.;  
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  What happens when you put familiar, happy Christmas tunes in a minor key? We'll find out when we hear the Dallas Winds play David Lovrien's "Minor Alterations".
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Beethoven Quartets.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  MOSCHELES Concertante in F; Aurele Nicolet, flute; Heinz Holliger, oboe; Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch.; Eliahu Inbal, cond.; BIZET/LAGOYA Gypsy Dances; Alexandre Lagoya, guitar; Academy of St. Martin; Kenneth Sillito, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. REZNICEK Donna Diana Overt.; Cincinnati Pops Orch.; Erich Kunzel, cond.; BOIELDIEU Harp Conc. in C; Lily Laskine, harp; Paillard Chamber Orch.; Jean-Francois Paillard, cond.; KODALY Dances of Galanta; Philharmonia Hungarica; Antal Dorati, cond.; BEETHOVEN String Quartet #9 in C, Razumovsky; Emerson Quartet
 8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel.  Grigory Ginzburg plays Russian Music.  Rubinstein’s Piano Conc. #4, Balakirev’s Islamey, Prokofiev’s Piano Sonata #2, Tchaikovsky’s Grand Sonata in G, Miaskovsky’s Song & Rhapsody, and Medtner’s Sonata Reminiscenza in a. 
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17 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: Beethoven’s Contemporaries.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  MADETOJA Kullervo; Finnish Radio Sym. Orch.; Leif Segerstam, cond.; SCHUMANN Cello Conc. in a; Janos Starker, cello; London Sym. Orch.; Antal Dorati, cond.; PETERSON-BERGER Sym. #3, Lapland; Norrkoping Sym. Orch.; Michail Jurowski, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  The Handel and Haydn Society was founded in Boston in 1815; they'll celebrate their 200th birthday this coming spring. We'll start the party just a bit early with a performance of Handel's Symphony No. 82.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Beethoven Quartets.
3:00 Special!  Candles Burning Brightly  A celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, with a special story reading by the great Theodore Bikel. Orch. & Choir; CIMAROSA Concertante in G; Aurele Nicolet, flute; Heinz Holliger, oboe; Academy of St. Martin; Kenneth Sillito, cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker Suite; Boston Pops Orch.; Arthur Fiedler, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra  DUKAS La Peri; CONNESSON pour sortir au jour; Mathieu Dufour, flute; SAINT-SAENS Sym. #3 in c, Organ; Paul Jacobs, organ; Charles Dutoit, cond.; WILLIAMS Violin Conc.; Gil Shaham, violin; John Williams, cond.; POULENC Gloria; Bernard Haitink, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

18 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.  BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata #21 in C, Waldstein; Maurizio Pollini, piano; BEETHOVEN Serenade in D, Op. 25; James Galway, flute; Paul Neubauer, viola; Joseph Swenson, violin; BEETHOVEN The Creatures of Prometheus; Orpheus Chamber Orch.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  We'll bring you seasonal musical highlights from across the country and around the world; Christmas music from near and far. Plus, from a concert in Riga, Latvia, we'll hear the young ensemble Sinfonietta Riga play Charles Gounod's Symphony No. 1.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Beethoven Quartets.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  Yellow River Conc.; Daniel Epstein, piano; Philadelphia Orch.; Eugene Ormandy, cond.; ALFVEN Sym. #3 in E; Royal Stockholm Phil. Orch.; Neeme Jarvi, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  THEOFANIDIS Visions and Miracles; String Orch. of NYC; MACDOWELL New England Idylls; Michel Legrand, piano; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Oboe Conc.; Maurice Bourgue, oboe; London Strings; William Boughton, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic   R. STRAUSS Don Juan; ROUSE Oboe Conc.; Liang Wang, oboe; R. STRAUSS Also Sprach Zarathustra; Alan Gilbert, cond.
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19 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:  Wintry Weather.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BUTTERWORTH A Shropshire Lad; Halle Orch.; John Barbirolli, cond.; WIENIAWSKI Violin Conc. #2 in d; Joshua Bell, violin; Cleveland Orch.; Vladimir Ashkenazy, cond.; RAFF Sym. #11 in a, Winter; Philharmonia Hungarica; Werner Andreas Albert, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  Scott Wilkinson is a professional tuba player. He says that people often joke about the tuba...but not in December. 'Tis the season of TubaChristmas! He'll tell us about TubaChristmas, and we'll hear highlights from one of this year's concerts.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Beethoven Quartets.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  ALBENIZ Rapsodia Espanola; Alicia de Larrocha, piano; London Phil. Orch.; Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, cond.; RODRIGO Concierto Madrigale; Alfonso Moreno & Deborah Mariotti, guitars; London Sym. Orch.; Enrique Batiz, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  DEBUSSY Cello Sonata; Stephen Isserlis, cello; Pascal Devoyon, piano; RAVEL Valses Nobles et Sentimentales; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sym. #1 in e; U.S.S.R. Sym. Orch.; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts  BEETHOVEN Sym. #8 in F; BEETHOVEN Sym. #9 in d, Choral; Annette Dasch, soprano; Lioba Braun, alto; Toby Spence, tenor; Vuyani Mlinde, bass; City of Birmingham Sym. Orch. & Chorus; Andris Nelsons, cond.   
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20 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus.  The Renaissance of Renaissance Music.  What was old was new again in the 20th century, when composers rediscovered Renaissance and early Baroque dance forms and wrote fresh pieces in those formats.
10:00 From the Top  From Tacoma, Washington, this episode features Prokofiev’s Toccata performed with a level of energy that can only be described as diabolically teenage (the performer is a totally brilliant, risk-taking 15-year-old), we’ll hear a young violinist perform a lush and lyrical piece written for her by her father, and we’ll enjoy music from a film by the great Japanese animator Hiyao Miyazaki, sumptuously arranged for four cellos by one of the young performers on the program.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. We feature interviews recorded in February 2012 with two of the guitar world’s great stellar talents: Eliot Fisk (USA), and Kaare Norge (Denmark), with music by Bach, Ponce, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Lennon/McCartney.
1:00 P.M.  Metropolitan Opera  MOZART Le Nozze di Figaro.  Rachel Willis-Sorensen (Countess Almaviva); Danielle de Niese (Susanna); Serena Malfi (Cherubino); Erwin Schrott (Figaro); Mariusz Kwieicien (Count Almaviva); Edo De Waart, cond.
4:30pm Classical Music
5:00 Studio 360
with Kurt Andersen.  The novels of Thomas Pynchon always seemed too weird and too long to make into movies, but the director Paul Thomas Anderson, a dedicated Pynchon fan, has taken on the challenge with “Inherent Vice.” They’re not “unfilmmable -- maybe just hard,” he says. Also, the story of Linda Ronstadt’s breakthrough album “Heart Like a Wheel.” And we search for the answer to a TV mystery: why was “The Newsroom” so bad?
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor.  It's our final live broadcast of 2014, from the Fitzgerald Theater on Exchange Street in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with our house choir, the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers, and vocalists Heather Masse and Lynn Peterson. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; pianist and musical director Richard Dworsky with Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle and guitarist Dean Magraw; and the latest News from Lake Wobegon. Tune in on your local public radio station or watch the show live at prairiehome.org!
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock
with Fiona Ritchie.  Nollaig.  Hear traditional carols, along with seasonal favorites, dance tunes and verses as Fiona celebrates the traditional Celtic Christmastide.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser.  Teddy Had a Little Canal – Songs to commemorate the Panama Canal’s 100th birthday.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis.  Christmas with the Shepherds.  The latest from Rory McCleery and the Marian Consort gives us the famous shepherd motet by Jean Mouton and its impact in the 16th century.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

21 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois.  Advent 4 and Christmas.  We’ll focus on Mary, the visitation of the Angel, and Mary’s response.  We’ll also anticipate the great festival of Christmas, which will occur later in the week. Peter will share great choral and organ music from across the centuries.
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  BACH Christmas Oratorio; Choir of London; Australian Chamber Orch.; Richard Tognetti, 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.  Remembering Frans Bruggen.  In August 2014 the early music world lost a true pioneer when recorder player Frans Bruggen passed away.  This week on Harmonia, we’ll look back at some of his many accomplishments.  Plus, we’ll hear music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Tempesta di Mare plays music of Francesco Mancini on our featured recording.  Join us.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad.  Our holiday show includes the Stan Frebeg Christmas classics, Bob and Ray’s Mary McGoon offers Christmas Recipes and Dinner Advice.  And Dylan Thomas reads his “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.”  Jan C. Snow’s topic is “It’s the Thought.”
6:00 The Dinner Party Download
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling.  Mildred Miller’s 90th Birthday.  The second of two programs that include a telephone interview with Miller recorded by Maya Hoover and me.  Miller studied Lieder with Lotte Lehmann and we’ll hear the Brahms Alto Rhapsody, as well as Robert Schumann songs.
8:00 New SoundsMusic for Choir and Percussion
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps.  Christmas with Tallis and Friends.  We celebrate Christmas with Thomas Tallis and his Tudor colleagues.  The Christmas Mass was clearly composed for the marriage of Queen Mary to Philip 2nd of Spain, wishing for the birth of a savior for Catholicism.  Other works by Tallis, Byrd and others struck a delicate balance between Rome and the Anglican Reformation.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  "MAGNIFICAT" -- sacred choral and orchestral music for the Christmas holidays.  (Pgm. # 1064)
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22 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.  BERLIOZ Beatrice et Benedict Overt.; Boston Sym. Orch.; Charles Munch, cond.; CADMAN Dark Dancers of the Mardi Gras; Joel Fan, piano; Northwest Sinfonietta; Christopher Chagnard, cond.; GLAZUNOV The Seasons; Minnesota Orch.; Edo De Waart, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today  What do you get when you combine twelve opera highlights with eleven popular holiday tunes and ten brass players from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra? "Santa and Isolde," of course! We'll hear a performance of Bruce Adolphe's new holiday classic.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  TBA
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  FRANCHETTI From the Black Forest; Orch. Sinfonica Moldava; Silvano Frontalini, cond.; CIURLIONIS The Sea; State Academic Sym. Orch.; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  DURUFLE Trois Danses; French National Orch.; Maurice Durufle, cond.; PUCCINI Messa di Gloria; William Johns, tenor; Philippe Huttenlocher, bass; Chorus & Sym. de la Fondation Gulbenkian de Lisbonne; Michel Corboz, cond.; DEBUSSY Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; French National Orch.; Jean Martinon, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra  BURKE/JANG/ROSENBLUM/VALI/WILLIAMS The Elements (World Premiere); HOLST The Planets; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Manfred Honeck, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

23 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:  Snow White & Cinderella.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  BRUCH Salute to Christmas; Gabriele Schreckenbach, contralto; Berlin Radio Sym. Orch. & Chorus; Uwe Gronostay, cond.; RESPIGHI Church Windows; Pacific Sym. Orch.; Keith Clark, cond.; SCHUMANN Sym. #3 in E-flat, Rhenish; Detroit Sym. Orch.; Paul Paray, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  TBA
3:00 Special!  Light & Gold: the music of Eric Whitacre.  Seasonal music from America’s favorite choral composer. Hosted by Brian Newhouse.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  HUMPERDINCK Hansel und Gretel Overt; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.; SAINT-SAENS Cello Conc. #1 in a; Han-Na Chang, cello; London Sym. Orch.; Mstislav Rostropovich, cond.; MOZART Piano Conc. #22 in E flat; Alicia de Larrocha, piano; Vienna Sym. Orch.; Uri Segal, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel.  Richter Plays Liszt.  Recorded in live performance.
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24 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
8:30 Special! A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols  The 30-voice King’s College Choir in a live music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England.  Hosted by Michael Barone.
10:00 Special!  St. Olaf Christmas Festival  The 500 students of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, perform hymns, carols, choral works, and orchestral selections.  One of the nation’s most cherished holiday traditions.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  TBA
3:00 Special! A Chanticleer Christmas  The glorious voices of Chanticleer in a program spanning the globe and the centuries, from 14th century England to contemporary classics.
6:06 Special! Music of the Baroque Brass & Choral Holiday Concert  This annual offering from Music of the Baroque features brass and choral selections from Scheidt, Bach, and Gabrieli, as well as contemporary favorites by Tavener and Poulenc.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra  JOHANN STRAUSS JR. Die Fledermaus Overt.; BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #1 in C; Till Fellner, piano; DVORAK Sym. #8 in G; Manfred Honeck, cond.; HAYDN Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat; Eugene Izotov, oboe; David McGill, bassoon; Robert Chen, violin; John Sharp, cello; Bernard Haitink, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

25 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 Christmas Potpourri.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  HELY-HUTCHINSON Carol Symphony; Pro Arte Orch.; Barry Rose, cond.; SCRIABIN Poem of Fire; Dmitri Alexeev, piano; Philadelphia Orch.; Riccardo Muti, cond.; LISZT Stabat Mater Speciosa & Nativity Scene from Christus; Rotterdam Phil. Orch. & Chorus; James Conlon, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  TBA
3:00 Special! Welcome Christmas!  VocalEssence, under the visionary direction of Philip Brunelle, in a concert paying tribute to the late Dave Brubeck; includes Brubeck’s Christmas cantata “La Fiesta de la Posada.”
6:06 Special! And Glory Shone Around: An Early-American Christmas with the Rose Ensemble.  The renowned Rose Ensemble in a program of Appalachian folk tunes, Shaker Spiritual Songs, and carols from New England.
7:00 Special! A Leroy Anderson Christmas  Hosts Conductor Leonard Slatkin and the composer's son Kurt Anderson present recorded performances of Leroy Anderson's Christmas Music with Slatkin conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Leroy Anderson conducting his "Pops" Concert Orchestra.
8:00 New York Philharmonic 
HANDEL Messiah; Layla Claire, soprano; Tim Mead, countertenor; Kenneth Tarver, tenor; Alastair Miles, bass; New York Choral Artists; Gary Thor Wedow, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

26 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.  WIREN Serenade for Strings; Bournemouth Sinfonietta; Richard Studt, cond.; REINECKE Undine Sonata; James Galway, flute; Philip Moll, piano; REGER Bocklin Suite; Buffalo Phil. Orch.; JoAnn Falletta, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  TBA
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  SCHUBERT Moments Musicaux; Emil Gilels, piano; ONSLOW String Quintet in D; Sextuor a Cordes de L’Orch. National de France
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  GOLDMARK Sakuntala; Royal Phil. Orch.; Yondani Butt, cond.; SIBELIUS Tapiola; Boston Sym. Orch.; Colin Davis, cond.; SCHUBERT Piano Trio #2 in E-flat; Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Lynn Harrell, cello; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts   TBA    
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

27 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. 
10:00 From the Top  Our first show taped in South Carolina is at the Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina.  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. 
1:00 P.M.  Metropolitan Opera  VERDI La Traviata.  Marina Rebeka (Violetta); Stephen Costello (Alfredo); Ludovic Tezier (Germont); Marco Armiliato, cond.
4:30pm Classical Music  
5:00 Studio 360
with Kurt Andersen.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. 
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie.  Midwinter Musing. Travel into the traditions of midwinter through some spellbinding music of the season.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser.  Halfway to Heaven – Moves to the suburbs, not in the 40s, but the 1920s, accompanied by popular songs.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis.  A Renaissance Christmas.  From the solemnity of Thomas Tallis, to rare first-time recordings of composers famous and obscure, to early 17th century Bohemia, we will celebrate the Feast with our 35th annual Christmas show.
11:00 Music Through the Night 

 

28 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M.  Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois.  Christmastide.  Joyous music of the season continues the week, as Peter shares choral and organ favorites, both 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.  Special!  The Hawaii Youth Symphony  The Hawaii Youth Symphony’s 50th Anniversary Concert will feature winners of this past summer’s Aloha International Piano Festival.  Henry Miyamura conducts.
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.  A Baroque Christmas in the New World.  In celebration of the holiday season, we’re partnering with PRI to bring you a very special edition of Harmonia, featuring music from 17th and 18th century Mexico, Peru and Bolivia, including a cantata and three free-standing vocal works by colonial Mexican composer Manuel de Sumaya – most of which come from the only surviving manuscript in full-score in Sumaya’s own hand!  Listen as the musicians of the Historical Performance Institute at Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University under the direction of Dana Marsh bring these sparkling works to life once again.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad.  We greet the New Year with a Two Ronnie’s Festival including Plain Speaking, Ice Cream Parlor, Cricket Commentators and Dr. Spooner’s visit to the Bookshop.  Some musical fun with Owen Brannigan; Richard Howland-Bolton talks about “Plants in Pain.” 
6:00 The Dinner Party Download
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling.  Guess the Composers.  I’ll play songs by famous people (not always famous as composers) and you guess who wrote them.
8:00 New Sounds  Piano-Based New Music 
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps.  Song and Dance for a German New Year’s.  The New Year has always been about singing, dancing, reflecting on the past and toasting the future.  The traditions of Germany are no exception.  Tonight we welcome 2015, a few days early, with music from the Middle Ages to the Baroque at the courts and in the smaller townships of central Germany.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space.  Take a journey through inner space with music that evokes the feeling of the cosmos.
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29 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:  Musical Wanderings.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  NOVAK Lady Godiva; BBC Phil. Orch.; Libor Pesek, cond.; THUILLE Sextet in B-flat; Gianluca Luisi, piano; Chantily Quintet; DVORAK Sym. #5 in F; London Sym. Orch.; Witold Rowicki, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Tchaikovsky, Part 1.  This week, we’ll explore the world and music of the great Russian Romantic, including his symphonies, ballets and life at the Moscow Conservatory.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  BEETHOVEN String Quartet #7 in F, Razumovsky; Emerson Quartet; MOZART Violin Conc. #2 in D; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin & cond.; London Phil. Orch.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  KERN Overture & selections from Show Boat; London Sinfonietta; John McGlinn, cond.; MARSICK Scenes de Montagne; Lorraine Phil. Orch.; Jacques Houtmann, cond.; DVORAK Terzetto for 2 violins & viola; Erin Keefe & Arnaud Sussman, violins; Beth Guterman, viola
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra   HANDEL Messiah; Lisa Saffer, soprano; Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano; Philippe Castagner, tenor; Sanford Sylvan, bass; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

30 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:  Best of the Year.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  GOLDMARK Rustic Wedding Sym.; New York Phil.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.; MOZART Piano Conc. #27 in B-flat; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano & cond.; Philharmonia Orch.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Tchaikovsky, Part 1.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  FRANCK Symphonic Variations; Artur Rubinstein, piano; Symphony of the Air; Alfred Wallenstein, cond.; SAINT-SAENS Suite Algerienne; Nice Phil. Orch.; Marco Guidarini, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  SULLIVAN The Pirates of Penzance Overt.; Royal Ballet Sinfonia; Andrew Penny, cond.; KABALEVSKY Piano Conc. #3 in C; Frantisek Maxian, piano; Prague Radio Sym. Orch.; Alois Klima, cond.; BRUCKNER Adagio & Scherzo from Sym. #7 in E; Philharmonia Orch; Otto Klemperer, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel.  The Authentic French Style.  GOUNOD Faust: Highlights with Renee Doria, Alain Vanzo, and Robert Massard. 
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

31 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: Thanks for the Memories.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller.  CHABRIER Overture & Legende from Gwendoline; Barbara Hendricks, soprano; Toulouse Sym. Orch.; Michel Plasson, cond.; RAVEL Piano Conc. in G; Daniel Varsano, piano; Philharmonia Orch.; Andrew Davis, cond.; RACHMANINOFF Sym. #2 in e; Detroit Sym. Orch.; Paul Paray, cond.
12:00 P.M.  Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin.  Tchaikovsky, Part 1.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller.  WAGNER Prelude to Parsifal; German Theater Orch.; Christian Thielemann, cond.; CHAUSSON Sym. in B-flat; Montreal Sym. Orch.; Charles Dutoit, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield.  HIGDON City Scape; Atlanta Sym. Orch.; Robert Spano, cond.; MOERAN First Rhapsody; Ulster Orch.; Vernon Handley, cond.; BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata #5 in F, Spring; Nathan Milstein, violin; REVUELTAS Alcancias; London Sinfonietta; David Atherton, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra  PROKOFIEV Piano Conc. #2; Kirill Gerstein, piano; WALTON Sym. #1 in b; POULENC Conc. for Two Pianos in d; Katia & Marielle Labeque, pianos; WILLIAMS Excerpt from Lincoln; John Williams, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night