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1 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: Oh, Canada!
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BACH (arr. Schonberg) Prelude & Fugue in E-flat, St. Anne; Boston Sym. Orch.; Seiji Ozawa, cond.; SCHONBERG Verklarte Nacht; Sym. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.; BRAHMS (arr. Schonberg) Piano Quartet #1 in g; City of Birmingham Sym. Orch.; Simon Rattle, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  The Rondo Capriccioso by Camille Saint-Saens is one of the great virtuoso showpieces for violin. We'll go to a concert at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam to hear Barnabas Kelemen perform this violin showstopper with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic.
2:00 Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin. American Masters, Part 4 From the east coast to the west, American composers developed a singular identity in the 20th century that continues to energize and influence classical music. In this latest in a multi-part series, we’ll take a listen to more these musical trailblazers in the United States.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. MOZART Violin Conc. #4 in D; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin & cond.; London Phil. Orch.; HAYDN Sym. #100 in G, Military; St. Luke’s Orch.; Charles Mackerras, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. ALBINONI Oboe Conc. in F, Op. 9, No. 10; Felix Ayo, violin; I Musici; J. STRAUSS JR. On the Beautiful Blue Danube; New York Phil.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.; HENZE Ragtimes & Habaneras; DePaul Wind Ensemble; Donald Deroche, cond.; MEDTNER Piano Conc. #2 in c; Nikolai Demidenko, piano; BBC Scottish Sym. Orch.; Jerzy Maksymiuk, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. An All-Puccini Concert from 1954 – In Honor of the 30th Anniversary of His Death Renata Tebaldi, Giuseppe Di Stefano and Giuseppe Taddei sing Puccini arias and duets.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

2 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: Sneak Previews.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BERNSTEIN Chichester Psalms; John Bogart, alto; Camerata Singers; New York Phil.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.; KAUDER String Quartet #4; Euclid Quartet; BRAHMS Serenade #1 in D; Atlanta Sym. Orch.; Yoel Levi, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Double bass virtuoso TianYang Liu joins us as our Young Artist in Residence. He'll talk with Fred about why he chose the double bass, and we'll hear him perform a formidable arrangement of Pablo de Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. American Masters, Part 4.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. GLINKA Valse Fantaisie; Armenian Phil. Orch.; Loris Tjeknavorian, cond.; STRAVINSKY Sym. #1 in E-flat; St. Petersburg Phil. Orch.; Vladimir Ashkenazy, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. GLUCK Ballet music from Alessandro; Musica Antiqua Koln; Reinhard Goebel, cond.; GRAINGER Lincolnshire Posy; Eastman Wind Ensemble; Frederick Fennell, cond.; CARPENTER Sym. #2; National Sym. Orch.; John McLaughlin Williams, cond..
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra BACH Brandenburg Conc. #6; CLYNE Prince of Clouds; Jennifer Koh, Jaime Laredo, violins; STRAVINSKY Dumbarton Oaks; BACH Conc. in A for Oboe d’amore, BWV 1055; Scott Hotetler, oboe d’amore; BACH Conc. for Two Violins in d, BWV 1043; Jennifer Koh, ; RAMEAU Les Boreades Suite; Harry Bicket, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

3 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: Classics of Chamber Music.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. GLIERE The Sirens; Slovak Phil. Orch.; Stephen Gunzenhauser, cond.; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Tale of Tsar Saltan Suite; Orch. de la Suisse Romande; Ernest Ansermet, cond.; BIZET Sym. in C; National Phil. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  We're living at a special moment in the history of classical music - there has never been a time with so many supremely talented young players. We'll continue our celebration of the great year we've had with PT Young Artists.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. American Masters, Part 4.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. HANDEL Concerto Grosso in c, Op. 6, No. 8; Concentus Musicus Wien; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, cond.; FASCH Suite #1 in D; Pro Musica Kiev; Richard Kapp, cond.; VIVALDI Trio for Violin, Guitar & Basso Continuo; Angel Romero, guitar; Kenneth Sillito, violin; John Constable, harpsichord
6:06 Candidate Debate Colleen Hanabusa and Brian Schatz in a debate recorded Wednesday evening.
7:15  Evening Concert
with Joan Canfield. JANACEK Mladi; Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists; SCHUBERT Sym. #3 in D; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Carlos Kleiber, cond.; MAHLER Songs of a Wayfarer; Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-soprano; Philharmonia Orch.; Giuseppe Sinopoli, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic COPLAND Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo; TOVEY The Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret for Trombone & Orch.; SOUSA The Glory of the Yankee Navy; HESKETH Masque; BERNSTEIN (arr. Grundman) Candide Suite; arr. Sandidge, Nelson Armed Forces Medley; SOUSA Hands Across the Sea; The Liberty Bell; Joseph Alessi, trombone; U. S. Coast Guard Band; Bramwell Tovey, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

4 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: American Potpourri.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. KENNAN Three Pieces for Orch.; Eastman-Rochester Orch.; Howard Hanson, cond.; WARD Dialogues, A Triple Conc.; Nicholas Kitchen, violin; Yeesun Kim, cello; Meng-Chieh Liu, piano; The Triangle Sym. Orch.; Lorenzo Muti, cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY Orch. Suite #1 in D; National Sym. Orch. of Ireland; Thomas Sanderling, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." A musical celebration of July 4th.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. American Masters, Part 4.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. PERSICHETTI Sym. #4; Philadelphia Orch.; Eugene Ormandy, cond.; GILLIS Encore Conc.; Ian Hobson, piano & cond.; Varsovia Philharmonia
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. AMRAM Honor Song for Sitting Bull; Manhattan Chamber Orch.; Richard Auldon Clark, cond.; RAY Homestead Dances; Dublin Phil. Orch.; Derek Gleeson, cond.; PAINE Sym. #1 in c; New York Phil.; Zubin Mehta, cond.
8:00 San Francisco Symphony BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #4 in G; Yuja Wang, piano; BRAHMS Sym. #1 in c; SIBELIUS Sym. #5 in E-flat; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

5 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. A Fifth of American Music This Saturday is Independence Day weekend but not the actual Fourth, so I’m playing an all-American program but with a focus on obscure repertory so I don’t duplicate what others are playing.
10:00 From the Top  Presented by the Pacific Symphony, this week’s show comes to you from Segerstam Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, California. Among highlights, you’ll hear the beautiful andante from the Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata in g minor performed by a 16-year-old from San Francisco, and enjoy a Buxtehude praeludium played by a teenage organist. Also, an award-winning choir sings pieces by Samuel Barber and Eric Whitacre, and a 14-year-old pianist plays Stravinsky.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris.  A celebration of  music by American composers, featuring an interview with Giovanni De Chiaro, who has arranged and recorded the complete piano works of Scott Joplin.
1:00 P.M. World of Opera
TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin Amanda Echalaz (Tatiana); Artur Rucinski (Onegin); Sergey Skorokhodov (Lensky); Lena Belkina (Olga); Elena Traversi (Larina); Alexei Tanovitski (Prince Gremin); Teatro Communale Orch. & Chorus, Bologna; Aziz Shokhamikov, cond. A brooding masterpiece, Tchaikovsky’s dark drama portrays a caddish aristocrat whose indifference towards others turns full circle, and comes back to destroy him.
4:30 Classical Music  LEHAR Concertino for Violin in b minor; Robert McDuffie, violin; Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel, conductor (Telarc CD-80402); PROKOFIEV Symphonie Classique London Philharmonic Orchestra,; Kurt Masur, conductor, (Teldec 2292-44941)
5:00 Studio 360
with Kurt Andersen.  From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to George Orwell's 1984 to Spike Jonze's Oscar-nominated Her, artists have imagined what the future will look like. Kurt explores how science fiction has shaped the world we're living in right now. The inventor of the cell phone gives credit to Star Trek's communicator; International Space Station superstar Chris Hadfield explains the ups and downs of space; and science writer Carl Zimmer says the giant sandworms of Dune got him interested in life on Earth. And we answer the age old question: where's my flying car? (Program originally aired January 24, 2014)
6:00 Special: A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor.  We're celebrating the 40th Anniversary of our very first show at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota with a festival and a special three-hour live broadcast. We'll have a host of rock'n'roll, blues, folk, soul, and country musicians on hand, plus, a few big sing-alongs, the Old Regulars of the Powdermilk Biscuit Band, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, an extra-wide version of The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon. Join us in-person, on the radio, and online for a whole weekend of family fun, stories, and songs!
9:00 The Thistle & Shamrock
with Fiona Ritchie. Family Gathering. Mary Ann Kennedy joins Fiona to introduce her family’s album and book project, “Fonn,” a Gaelic word meaning both “land” and “melody.” She’ll reveal the essence of rural community life that is reflected in their songs of work, worship, land, sea and love.
10:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser  That Toddlin’ Town  New York gets most of the attention in songs because it’s the home of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway, but Chicago, as usual, is The Second City.
11:00 Millennium of Music
with Robert Aubrey Davis. Italy, c. 1600, Part 2 Three recent releases of dances and instrumental music from the cusp of the Baroque.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

6 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Fireworks for the First and Fourth In honor of Canada Day (July 1) and the American Fourth of July, we’ll focus on great sacred choral and organ music from these North American neighbors.
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 MOZART Flute Conc. #2; James Galway, flute; Cincinnati Sym. Orch.; BRUCKNER Sym. #7 in E; Cincinnati Sym. Orch.; Louis Langree, 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. One is the Loveliest Number. One is the loneliest number, but here on Harmonia, it’s also the loveliest! We’re single and loving it this week, as we explore paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love – even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note. It’s lonely music from the renaissance, baroque,a nd beyond.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. The World Cup, the world’s biggest sporting event, is well-joined in Brazil. We have coverage from Michael Bentine, Spike Milligan, and Erico Cocozza, who sings the immortal “Victory Song.” Baseball is also happening, and we hear Shakespeare’s take on the game. Also Abbott and Costello discuss “Only one Feller.” The Wisdom of Mark Levy: “Nap Time.” This Week in the Media.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Bernstein’s SongFest Part II. Leonard Bernstein wrote this cycle of songs for various combinations of solo voices and orchestra in 1977. It sounds fresh today. I’ll provide the original recording with the composer and a comparison conducted by Leonard Slatkin. The conclusion of the program features the world premiere recording of Bernstein’s “Arias and Barcarolles.”
8:00 New Sounds  Listen to music that was inspired by Tibet.  We'll hear "Karma Shadub," for violin and chorus by violinist/composer Paul Giger, based on centuries-old Tibetan Buddhist chant .  Plus, music from Minnesota-based composer/guitarist Steve Tibbetts, along with music from Philip Glass's Tibetan-inspired works as well.
9:00 The Early Muse
with Ian Capps. Henry Purcell: The Chamber Music. Henry Purcell is best known today for his great odes, his music for stage and opera, and searing sacred anthems. His fine instrumental chamber music seldom gets due recognition. This week, we bring you his more intimate sonatas and suites for varied instruments.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  American Reflections: a nostalgic journey in the American acoustic soundscape. Take a journey through inner space with music that evokes the feeling of the cosmos.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

7 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. GILSON Andante & Scherzo; Timora Rosler, cello; Flemish Radio Orch.; Martyn Brabbins, cond.; FAURE Piano Quartet #1 in c; Los Angeles Piano Quartet; GOUNOD Sym. #1 in D; Saint Paul Chamber Orch.; Christopher Hogwood, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  When Chinese pianist Yundi recently announced that his hero is Frederic Chopin, Chopin's biography became a best-seller in China. We'll hear young mega-star Yundi play his idol's Scherzo No. 4 in concert in Germany.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. The Four Seasons From the boundless majesty of the summer sun in Haydn’s Die Jahrszeiten to the frosty snow and shivering winds of Vivaldi’s Winter, this week is dedicated to music inspired by the changing seasons.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BUSONI Divertimento; Aurele Nicolet, flute; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch.; Kurt Masur, cond.; ROSSINI William Tell Overt. & Ballet music; Boston Pops Orch.; Arthur Fiedler, cond.; Monte-Carlo National Opera Orch.; Antonio De Almeida, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. MENOTTI Sebastian Suite; Spoleto Festival Orch.; Richard Hickox, cond.; MAHLER Sym. #10, Adagio, Scherzo, & Purgatorio; Berlin Radio Sym.; Riccardo Chailly, cond.
8:00 Cleveland Orchestra DVORAK Othello Overt.; PROKOFIEV Violin Conc. #1 in D; Arabella Steinbacher, violin; TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #5 in e; Giancarlo Guerrero, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

8 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: Summer Music.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. MARTINU Flute Sonata; James Galway, flute; Philip Moll, piano; BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata #15 in D, Pastoral; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano; GRIEG String Quartet in g; Oslo Quartet
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  "Retro enough to call for Roman trumpets; radical enough to call for a tape recording alongside the orchestra." The answer to our Jeopardy question: "Who is composer Ottorino Respighi?" We'll hear the New York Philharmonic perform Respighi's radical and retro Pines of Rome.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. The Four Seasons.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. MASSENET Scenes Alsaciennes (Orch. Suite #7); Nice Phil. Orch.; Marco Guidarini, cond.; CANTELOUBE Songs of the Auvergne; Anna Moffo, soprano; Sym. of the Air; Leopold Stokowski, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. ELGAR Wand of Youth Suite, #1; London Phil. Orch.; Adrian Boult, cond.; ANTHEIL Capitol of the World; Ballet Theatre Orch.; Joseph Levine, cond.; HAYDN Sym. #92 in G, Oxford; Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch.; Adam Fischer, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. SMETANA Ma Vlast; Vienna Radio Orch.; Lovro von Matacic, cond.; BORODIN Prince Igor Overt.; Philharmonia Orch.; Lovro von Matacic, cond.; BALAKIREV Overture on Russian Themes; Philharmonia Orch.; Lovro von Matacic, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

9 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: Contemporary Classics.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. RESPIGHI Brazilian Impressions; London Sym. Orch.; Antal Dorati, cond.; VILLA-LOBOS Quatuor; BBC Singers; Lontano; Odaline de la Martinez, cond.; SIBELIUS Incidental music to Pelleas& Melisande; Royal Phil. Orch.; Thomas Beecham, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Composer Richard Strauss knew all about the French horn; his father Franz was among the great horn players of the day, and when Richard was 18 years old, he wrote a horn concerto for his father. We'll hear Philip Myers perform this piece in concert with the New York Philharmonic.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. The Four Seasons.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SUPPE Morning, Noon & Night in Vienna; Vienna Phil. Orch.; John Eliot Gardiner, cond.; LEHAR Waltzes from Eva; Johan Strauss Jr. Orch.; Willi Boskovsky, cond.; NEDBAL Andersen Suite; Carlsbad Sym Orch.; Douglas Bostock, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. RESPIGHI The Birds; The Israel Flute Ensemble; DIAMOND Quintet; Chicago Chamber Musicians; BARTOK Piano Conc. #3; Leonard Pennario, piano; Philharmonia Orch.; Walter Susskind, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra BARBER The School for Scandal Overt.; SCHUMAN Sym. #6; BATES Violin Conc.; Anne Akiko Meyers, violin; GERSHWIN An American in Paris; Leonard Slatkin, cond.; IVES The Unanswered Question; IVES Three Places in New England; Susanna Malkki, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

10 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: Made to Order.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. POULENC Trio; Robert Casier, oboe; Gerard Faisandier, bassoon; Jacques Fevrier, piano; PROKOFIEV Violin Conc. #1 in D; Leila Josefowicz, violin; Montreal Sym. Orch.; Charles Dutoit, cond.; SCHMITT Selections from Antoine et Cleopatre; Lausanne National Orch.; Jacques Mercier, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Violin and harp is a fairly rare combination - not many composers have written for it, and not many musicians bother to play those few pieces. We'll hear Kristin Lee and Bridget Kibbey give a beautiful performance of one of these rare pieces - Camille Saint-Saens' Fantaisie for Violin and Harp.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. The Four Seasons.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. WEBER Clarinet Quintet in B-flat; David Shifrin, clarinet; Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; WEBER Sym. #2 in C; London Classical Players; Roger Norrington, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. SCHUBERT Der Hirt auf dem Felsen; Helen Donath, soprano; Dieter Klocker, clarinet; Klaus Donath, piano; WIENIAWSKI Violin Conc. #2 in d; Gil Shaham, violin; London Sym. Orch.; Lawrence Foster, cond.; RAFF Sym. #4 in g; The Milton Keynes City Sym..; Hilary Davan Wetton, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic  BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1;  SIBELIUS  Symphony No. 2; Soloist, Yefim Bronfman; Conductor, Lorin Maazel.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

11 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: Italian Pop Classics.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. VIVALDI Flute Conc. #2 in g, La Notte; Lisa Besnoziuk, flute; English Concert; Trevor Pinnock, cond.; HAYDN Sym. #8 in G, Le Soir; Lausanne Chamber Orch.; Jesus Lopez-Cobos, cond.; MAHLER Sym. #7, Song of the Night, mvts. 2, 3 & 4; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Simon Rattle, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Pianist Martha Argerich has a devoted following - fans who will literally follow her from one concert to another. We'll take you to a concert in Switzerland to hear her play Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. The Four Seasons.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. MILHAUD Le Boeuf sur le Toit; London Sym. Orch.; Antal Dorati, cond.; WEBBER (arr. Alexander) Phantasia (based on Phamtom of the Opera); Sarah Chang, violin; The London Orch.; Simon Lee, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. NIELSEN Helios Overt.; Danish Radio Sym. Orch.; Herbert Blomstedt, cond.; CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO Clarinet Sonata; Nicolas Del Grazia, clarinet; Chris Lysack, piano; MCKAY Evocation Sym.; National Sym. Orch. of Ukraine; John McLaughlin Williams, cond.
8:00 San Francisco Symphony WAGNER Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde; LIDHOLM Poesis; BEETHOVEN Sym. #3 in E-flat, Eroica; Herbert Blomstedt, cond.; SIBELIUS Sym. #7 in C; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

12 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. Black and White Edition An entire program of atmospheric piano music – 28 tracks featuring 88 keys.
10:00 From the Top This week, From the Top is in Stanford, California, at Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University in a live taping presented by Stanford Live. In this show, you’ll meet a teenage violinist who will solo and then perform with two From the Top Alumni who are currently studying at Stanford. You’ll also hear the San Francisco Girls Chorus perform an arrangement of Joni Mitchell’s “The Pirate of Penance.”
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris.  Some new releases and a 2014 interview with American guitarist Jason Vieaux, who speaks about his new Azica recording "Play."
1:00 P.M. World of Opera GOUNOD Faust Joseph Calleja (Faust); Sonya Yoncheva (Marguerite); Bryn Terfel (Mephistopheles); Simon Keenlyside (Valentin); Jihoon Kim (Wagner); Renata Pokupic (Siebel); Diana Montague (Marthe); Royal Opera Orch. & Chorus, Covent Garden; Maurizio Benini, cond. This lush drama by Gounod is surely the most popular musical representation of the immortal story of Faust, a man who confronts both the devil incarnate and the hellish consequences of his own weakness.
4:30 Classical Music  ARNOLD  Sarabande and Polka from the ballet Solitaire; The Philharmonia, Bryden Thomson, conductor (Chandos 8867); MENDELSSOHN String Quartet, Opus 81 (posthumous); The Bergonzi Quartet (Centaur 2560).
5:00 Studio 360
with Kurt Andersen.  Are young people getting less creative? New research suggests teen’s fiction is a lot less interesting than it was in the 1990s. Performance artists tell what they really think of Shia LaBeouf and James Franco muscling in on their turf.  A new trend in stripped-down, minimal motorcycle design harkens back to classic British bikes without all the baggage, and Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory sing about what really scares them.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor.  We kick off our summer repeats with a classic recorded all the way back on November 23, 1985 at the Bridges Auditorium at the Claremont Colleges in Claremont, California. Willie Nelson sings a few tunes with our band, featuring Chet Atkins, Johnny Gimble, Peter Ostroushko, and Butch Thompson; plus, Tom Keith's "Turkey in the Straw," music from El Mariachi Los Galleros de Pedro Rey, and saw player David Weiss. In Lake Wobegon, Senator K. Thorvaldson's mysterious love Laura comes to town to meet his family.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Global Gathering. Circumnavigate the worlds of Celtic music with an Afro-Balkan-Latin-Urban-Country-Celtic fusion hour!
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser.  Two Part Titles  Janus, the two-faced god, would have loved these songs because they all have two-part titles, not because they’re contradictory, but because they’re complicated.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. John Dowland, Part 1 Many recent recordings celebrate the great lute song master – this week, Paul O’Dette, Iestyn Davies with Thomas Dunford, and the Shadows project.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

13 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. A French Feast We’ll feature a banquet of French choral and organ music in honor of Bastille Day. So many delectable delights from which to choose!
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 Piano Conc. #5 in E-flat, Emperor; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; RAVEL Daphnis et Chloe; Los Angeles Phil.; Charles Dutoit, 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. Shall We Dance? Can you dance a Polonaise? Would you do the Fandango? Bust a move to a medieval estampie? Music and dance have long been like-minded partners. Join us at the intersection of movement and sound, as we dance the hour away.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Bill Cosby has a new album out called “Far from Finished.” We hear big chunks of it. Jan C. Snow talks about “Life Soundtracks.” This Week in the Media.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  Weird Al Yankovic riffs on accordion hoarders and ironic mustache-wearers, then eats Paul McCartney's cake ... Patricia Arquette, star of the new film "Boyhood," ponders motherhood... Songstress Jenny Lewis serves up a party soundtrack you'll love - then love to leave behind... Novelist Tiphanie Yanique finds her voice(s) in the Virgin Islands... Alan Gilbert, the music director of the NY Philharmonic, muses on playing outdoors... How do you turn nuts into cheese, anyway?... Donkey Kong crashes into America... And Switzerland declares war - against its own anthem.
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Le Quatorze Juillet. Bastille Day one day early! In any case, a great excuse to hear the best “melodie” of Francis Poulenc both in classic recordings with the composer at the piano, as well as modern comparisons.
8:00 New Sounds  Musical Portraits of the English Landscape  Listen to musical portraits of the rolling hills and little lanes of the English countryside, and the English fascination with landscape.  There’s music from a recent recording by English sax player, clarinetist and composer John Surman,“Saltash Bells.” Built around loops of synth tones, the work is an audio reminiscence of hearing bells ringing from the church across the river.  Also, listen to a portion of an early work from Mike Oldfield, “Hergest Ridge," named after an elongated hill on English/Welsh border.  Also, listen to music from Brian Eno and Jocelyn Pook.  Plus music by Michael Nyman from “Drowning By Numbers.”
9:00 The Early Muse
with Ian Capps. Ockeghem: Mentor for the Renaissance. Jean de Ockeghem was without question the first complete composer of the early Renaissance, and arguably the greatest. This is spite of the fact that he probably never visited the cradle of the Renaissance, Italy. We pay homage to this great Franco-Flemish composer.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Cloud Nine : flying and floating on the warm summer atmospheres. Take a journey through inner space with music that evokes the feeling of the cosmos.
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14 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: a la francais.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. BERWALD Racing; Royal Phil. Orch.; Ulf Bjorlin, cond.; BERWALD Grand Septet in B-flat; Czech Nonet; BEETHOVEN Sym. #8 in F; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Georg Solti, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  What do you get when you combine a beautiful mountain location, brilliant young musicians, and bright, enthusiastic audiences? Find out as we begin our week-long residency at the Aspen Music Festival.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Boulanger “Every town in the United States had a five-and-dime and a Boulanger student,” Virgil Thomson once said, and he wasn’t far off. Nadia Boulanger taught and influenced an entire generation of musicians, from Aaron Copland and Astor Piazzolla to Philip Glass and Quincy Jones, and this week we’ll hear some of her compositions and performances alongside those of her prolific students.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. LIADOV Eight Russian Folksongs; Krasnoyarsk Sym. Orch.; Ivan Shpiller, cond.; ARENSKY Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky; St. Petersburg Camerata; Saulius Sondeckis, cond.; LIADOV Kikimora; Krasnoyarsk Sym. Orch.; Ivan Shpiller, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. BACH French Suite #5; Simone Dinnerstein, piano; FINZI Clarinet Conc. in c; Richard Stoltzman, clarinet; Guildhall String Ensemble; SAINT-SAENS Sym. #2 in a; French National Orch.; Jean Martinon, cond.
8:00 Cleveland Orchestra ROUSE Rapture; FRANK Piccolo Conc.; Mary Kay Fink, flute; MOZART Requiem; Jessica Rivera, soprano; Garrett Sorenson, tenor; Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano; John Relyea, bass; Cleveland Orch. Chorus; David Robertson, cond.
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15 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. LARSSON Pastoral Suite; Swedish Radio Sym. Orch.; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond.; FRUMERIE Cello Conc.; Mats Lidstrom, cello; Norrkoping Sym. Orch.; Lu Jia, cond.; DVORAK Sym. #6 in D; London Sym. Orch.; Witold Rowicki, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  When she was eleven, pianist Adria Ye became a student at the Juilliard School in New York. We'll talk with teenage pianist Adria Ye onstage at the Aspen Music Festival.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Boulanger.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. ROTA Castel del Monte; Guido Corti, horn; I Virtuosi Italiana; Marzio Conti, cond.; KORNGOLD Violin Conc. in D; Gil Shaham, violin; London Sym. Orch.; Andre Previn, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. FAURE Dolly Suite; Julian Bream, guitar; COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Fantasiestucke for String Quartet; Coleridge Ensemble; VILLA-LOBOS Choros #6; Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria; Adrian Leaper, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. The Art of Oskar Fried, conductor – Program 1 of 2, including Liszt’s Les Preludes, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Mozart’s Symphony #40, and Stravinsky’s The Firebird Suite.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

16 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: Music Lessons.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. MIASKOVSKY Sinfonietta in A, Op. 32, No. 2; Orch. of the Russian Federation; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.; PROKOFIEV Winter Bonfire Suite; Scottish Chamber Orch.; Jose Serebrier, cond.; LUTOSLAWSKI Conc. for Orch.; Cleveland Orch.; Christoph von Dohnanyi, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Each summer, we meet remarkably talented young musicians at the Aspen Music Festival and School. What becomes of them? Violinist Simone Porter was 14 when we met her three years ago, and we'll catch up with her to hear about how she's beginning to play all around the world.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Boulanger.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SUK Scherzo Fantastique; Czech Phil. Orch.; Charles Mackerras, cond.; RACHMANINOFF Piano Conc. #4 in g; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Cleveland Orch.; Vladimir Ashkenazy, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. MOZART Excerpts from The Abduction from the Seraglio; Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble; PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata #2 in D; Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Marc Neikrug, piano; D’INDY Sym. on a French Mountain Air; Aldo Ciccolini, piano; Orch. de Paris; Serge Baudo, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra MESSIAEN Trois Petites Liturgies; FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain; Stewart Goodyear, piano; RAVEL Rapsodie Espagnol; Ludovic Morlot, cond.; GOLIJOV Mariel; Kenneth Olson, cello; SORO Tres Aires Chilenos; MARTINEZ Y COMPANON Coleccion de musica virreinal; ALOMIA ROBLES El Condor Pasa; Miguel Harth-Bedoya, cond.
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17 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. TAUSIG Fantasy on themes from Moniuszko’s Halka; Michael Ponti, piano; PIERNE Paysages Franciscains; Lorraine National Sym.; Jacques Mercier, cond.; SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #5 in d; Stadium Sym. of New York; Leopold Stokowski, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  11-year-old pianist Felicia He recently joined Fred onstage at the Aspen Music Festival. We'll hear conversation and a music from this extraordinary young musician.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Boulanger.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. POULENC Violin Sonata; Midori, violin; Robert McDonald, piano; MARTIN Petite Sym. Concertante; Sym. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. SAMPSON Chicago Moves; Gaudete Brass; KROMMER Conc. for 2 Clarinets; Antony Pay, Thomas Friedli, clarinets; English Chamber Orch.; Antony Pay, cond.; HANDEL Water Music; Amsterdam Baroque Orch.; Ton Koopman, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic Special: Lorin Maazel passed away this weekend at the age of 84. Mo. Maazel served as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic from 2002-2009, and was an important figure on and off the stage. To commemorate his legacy, the New York Philharmonic presents a program that was originally aired on the occasion of Maazel’s 75th birthday.  MAAZEL Monaco Fanfares; Music for Cello and Orchestra; The Giving Tree; The Empty Pot; Irish Vapours and Capers;  Soloists: Han-Na Chang, cello: Dietlinde Turban, narrator; Jeremy Irons, narrator; James Danner, treble; Sir James Galway, flute; Dylan Baker, narrator; Brooklyn Youth Chorus-Dianne Berkun, director; Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
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18 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 Master Singers.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. SCHUMANN Genoveva Overt.; BBC National Orch.; Walter Weller, cond.; MOZART Sym. #36 in C, Linz; Columbia Sym. Orch.; Bruno Walter, cond.; WAGNER Excerpts from The Ring of the Nibelungen; Philadelphia Orch.; Eugene Ormandy, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  We'll hear a young quartet give a tremendously powerful and sensitive performance of music by Dvorak from this year's Aspen Music Festival.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Boulanger.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SHAN XING-HAI The Yellow River Conc.; Daniel Epstein, piano; Philadelphia Orch.; Eugene Ormandy, cond.; QU WEI Harvest Scenes; Gumma Sym Orch.; Lim Kek-tjiang, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. LISZT Hungarian Rhapsody #4; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch.; Kurt Masur, cond.; LALO Excerpts from Namouna; Royal Phil. Orch.; Yondani Butt, cond.; GRIEG Violin Sonata #2 in G; David Gillham, violin; Chiharu Iinuma, piano
8:00 San Francisco Symphony BEETHOVEN Violin Conc. in D; Augustin Hadelich, violin; NIELSEN Sym. #5; Herbert Blomstedt, cond.; BRAHMS Serenade #2 in A; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.
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19 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. Variations with Lots of Variety The popular format of theme and variations – well, popular among Brahms and Britten and Hindemith and Reger and Beethoven and Prokofiev.
10:00 From the Top From Chattanooga, Tennessee, this week From the Top features 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 teenage guitar quartet serenades us with a classical arrangement of an Appalachian folk song.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. An interview with Grammy-winning LA Guitar Quartet member William Kanengiser, who talks about music by Japanese guitarist-composer-educator Shingo Fuji.
1:00 P.M. World of Opera Franco Vassallo (Nabucco); Csilla Boross (Abigaille); Ahlima Mhamdi (Fenena); Leonardo Capalbo (Ismaele); Roberto Scandiuzzi (Zaccaria); Khachik Matevosyan (High Priest of Baal); Grand Theatre Orch & Chorus, Geneva; John Fiore, cond. The composer’s first big hit, Nabucco is one of many Verdi operas in which his patriotic followers found a timely political agenda woven into an exotic, historical context. Its emotional chorus “Va, Pensiero” became a sort of unofficial, Italian national anthem.
4:30 Classical Music
  GABRIELLI  Canzon XVIII a 14; London Brass, Philip Pickett, conductor (Teldec 4509-90856)  HILL  Symphony No. 5 in A minor, "The Carnival"; Queensland Symphony, Wilfred Lehmann, conductor. (Marco Polo 8.223538)
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. What does todays sci-fi mean for our real-life future?  In part two of our exploration of science fiction and science, cyberpunk author Neal Stephenson argues that it's time to get over our love of dystopia. A class at MIT searches sci-fi classics for technologies they can invent right now, although maybe they shouldn't. Geo-engineers take a tip from Carl Sagan, who saw a green future for Mars, to see if we can save Earth.  And we meet some scientists who think that if we ever want to see the stars, we'd better start building the starship.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor.  Our second summer rebroadcast, a show from June 4, 1994, celebrates the re-opening of the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. The Everly Brothers sing "Blues Stay Away from Me" and Chet Atkins plays "Mystery Train," plus, music from Vince Gill, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Mark O'Connor, and an appearance by the Hopeful Gospel Quartet. In Lake Wobegon, the Whippets open their season and the host shares a few memories of the Grand Ole Opry's last night at the Ryman.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Essential Celtic. Learn how to inject a Celtic core into your music library that reflects past and present, honors tradition, and celebrateds the spirit of innovation. It can be done! Fiona has some suggestions that will enhance any personal music collection.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser.  Cole Porter at First  Typically, the earliest songs of Cole Porter could have been written by anyone, but even then the wit, the arched eyebrow, and the urbanity were beginning to appear.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. Amorosi pensieri The latest from Cinquecento looks at songs for the Hapsburg Court, including rarely-recorded composers like Jean Guyot and Jacobus Vaet.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

20 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Now let us praise famous…women In honor of the Feast of Mary Magdalene (July 22), we’ll feature sacred choral and organ music composed by, or performed by, notable women.
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! Hawaii Symphony Orchestra A Night With Bela Fleck. Bela Fleck performs his concerto for banjo, The Imposter; other works include Copland’s Sym. #3 and Pacific Rim by Stephen Hartke. Hosted by Gene Schiller.
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. Reinhard Goebel and Musica Antiqua Koln. We’re celebrating the achievements of Reinhard Goebel, founder of Musica Antiqua Koln. We’ll also learn about the 17th century theorist Athanasius Kircher’s favorite composers, and we’ll hear music from Jacobean England on a featured release by Quire Cleveland.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Jean Shepherd opines about “For Men Only” and “Better Living through Chemistry.” Ruth Draper presents her classic “Italian Lesson.” Richard Howland-Bolton offers “Spam, Spam, Spam.” This Week in the Media.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  Scarlett Johansson ("Lucy," "Under the Skin") muses on ol’ blue eyes and earthly aliens... Comedian Billy Eichner takes etiquette to the streets... We catch up with 90's alt stars Slint... A baseball game everyone wanted to lose... Terrifying Easter bunnies, brought to you by UCB co-founder Matt Walsh... Uncovering Uzbek cuisine... And, check your chins, we might be at Peak Beard.
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Songs About Music. Poets have always found music a tempting subject and their words have inspired composers from Schubert to Bernstein. As usual, I’ll try to offer comparison interpretations.
8:00 New Sounds  From violinist and composer Timba Harris, listen to an album length suite of pieces about the Cascade Mountains at the time of Mount St. Helens’ eruption in 1980.  His “neXus I: Cascadia” features a big choir and minimal strings and electronics, depicting a monarch butterfly, black bear, and the flora and fauna in the in the Pacific Northwest affected by the eruption of the volcano. Also, listen to a work without words written for vocal octet Roomful of Teeth, called “AEIOU,” by Ecstatic Music Festival founder and composer Judd Greenstein. Plus, the vocal ensemble, New York Polyphony, makes over the medieval into something modern with their remix of a Gregorian chant piece.
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. The New Songs of Baroque Italy. The 17th century ushered in a new and glorious era for Italian secular song as well as the more dramatic change that the Baroque represented for sacred music. We explore mostly solo love songs which flourished alongside the budding opera, cantata and oratorio of early 17th century Italy.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Enchanting : the emotional world of Indian songs and instrumentals. Take a journey through inner space with music that evokes the feeling of the cosmos.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

21 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. HALVORSEN The Merchant of Venice Suite; Latvian National Sym. Orch.; Terje Mikkelsen, cond.; MOZART Clarinet Conc. in A; Richard Stoltzman, clarinet; English Chamber Orch.; R. STRAUSS Sinfonia Domestica; Minnesota Orch.; Edo De Waart, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  During the summer, there are great young musicians honing their skills at camps and schools from coast to coast. We'll stop in at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California to hear talented young players working with conductor Leonard Slatkin, and playing music by Tchaikovsky.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Maiden Voyages. Exploring the symphonic form and the first efforts of great composers.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SARASATE Navarra; David & Igor Oistrakh, violins; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch.; Franz Konwitschny, cond.; TURINA Sinfonia Sevillana; Cincinnati Sym. Orch.; Jesus Lopez-Cobos, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. SIERRA Dos Tonos de Verde; Manhattan School of Music; ELGAR Falstaff; Montreal Sym. Orch.; Charles Dutoit, cond.; DVORAK Violin Conc. in a; Isaac Stern, violin; Philadelphia Orch.; Eugene Ormandy, cond.
8:00 Cleveland Orchestra SCHUMANN Sym. # 4 in d; SCHUMANN Sym. #2 in C; Christoph von Dohnanyi, cond.
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22 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: Russian Variations.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. IBERT Capriccio; Manhattan Chamber Orch.; Richard Auldon Clark, cond.; MARX Symphonic Night Music; Bochum Sym. Orch.; Steven Sloane, cond.; MEDTNER Piano Conc. #3 in e, Ballade; Michael Ponti, piano; Luxembourg Radio Orch.; Pierre Cao, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  In 1939, Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly wrote a set of shimmering variations on a song about escaping from tyranny; the piece was promptly banned by the Hungarian authorities. We'll hear it from a concert in Buffalo, New York.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Maiden Voyages.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BARTOK Rhapsody # 1; Gil Shaham, violin; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Pierre Boulez, cond.; DOHNANYI Variations on a Nursery Tune; Andras Schiff, piano; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Georg Solti, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. VERDI I Masnadieri Overt.; La Scala Phil.; Riccardo Muti, cond.; SCHUBERT Sym. #4 in c, Tragic; Concertgebouw Orch.; Hans Rosbaud, cond.; FALLA The Three-Cornered Hat; Orch. de la Suisse Romande; Ernest Ansermet, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. The Art of Oskar Fried, conductor – Program 2 of 2, including Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony, and Beethoven’s Symphony #2.
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23 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: Con Fuoco.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. ATTERBERG Sym. #4 in g, Sinfonia Piccola; Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch.; Ari Rasilainen, cond.; PEROSI Transitus Animae; Fiorenza Cossotto, mezzo-soprano; Coro Polifonico di Milano; Orch. dell’Angelicum di Milano; Franco Caracciolo, cond.; BERLIOZ Harold in Italy; William Primrose, viola; Boston Sym. Orch.; Charles Munch, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  The Vienna Philharmonic dazzles with a performance of Mozart's Haffner Serenade. Plus, Bruce Adolphe joins us for this week's Piano Puzzler.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Maiden Voyages.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overt.; Philadelphia Orch.; Riccardo Muti, cond.; BALAKIREV Sym. #1 in C; Moscow Sym. Orch.; Igor Golovschin, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. WEBER Der Freischutz Overt.; Columbia Sym. Orch.; Thomas Schippers, cond.; BIRD Serenade; North Texas Chamber Players; Eugene Corporon, cond.; BERWALD Sym. #4 in E-flat; Royal Phil. Orch.; Ulf Bjorlin, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra SCHUMANN Piano Conc. in a; Mitsuko Uchida, piano; SCHUBERT Sym. #9 in C, Great; SCHUBERT Sym. #3 in D; Riccardo Muti, cond.
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24 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: What DO you like?
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. PIZZETTI Rondo Veneziano; Montpellier National Orch.; Friedemann Layer, cond.; LA MONTAINE Piano Conc. #1; Karen Keys, piano; Oklahoma City Sym.; Guy Fraser Harrison, cond.; GLAZUNOV Sym. #2 in f-sharp; U.S.S.R. Sym. Orch.; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Violinist Robyn Bollinger is one of the current crop of PT Young Artists in Residence. She also has the distinction of having attended rehearsals since before she was born. She joins Fred in the studio to talk about her musical history and to perform music by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Paganini.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Maiden Voyages.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SZYMANOWSKI Mythen; Ida Haendel, violin; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano; SUK A Fairy Tale; Buffalo Phil. Orch.; JoAnn Falletta, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. MASSENET Phedre Overt.; Detroit Sym. Orch.; Paul Paray, cond.; ADAM Selections from Le Corsair; English Chamber Orch.; Richard Bonynge, cond.; BRAHMS Double Conc. in a; David Oistrakh, violin; Pierre Fournier, cello; Philharmonia Orch.; Alceo Galliera, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic  RAVEL  Alborada del gracioso; BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1; Conductor, Alan Gilbert; Soloist, Yefim Bronfman, piano.
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25 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. BRITTEN The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra; London Phil. Orch.; Leonard Slatkin, cond.; BORODIN Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor; Philharmonia Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.; RAFF Sym. #9 in e, Summer; Philharmonia Hungarica; Werner Andreas Albert, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  American conductor and violinist Lorin Maazel died recently at the age of 84. We'll hear a highlight from the Maestro's long career; Maazel leading the New York Philharmonic in Igor Stravinsky's Song of the Nightingale.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Maiden Voyages.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BERLIOZ Royal Hunt & Storm from Les Troyens; City of Birmingham Sym. Orch. & Chorus; Louis Fremaux, cond.; ROUSSEL Aeneas; French National Orch. & Chorus; Jean Martinon, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overt.; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Claudio Abbado, cond.; GWYN WALKER Shaker Tunes; Louisville Brass; THUILLE Piano Quintet in E-flat; Gianluca Luisi, piano; Chantily Quartet
8:00 San Francisco Symphony WAGNER Die Frist ist um from Der Fliegende Hollander; WAGNER Wotan’s Farewell from Die Walkure; Matthias Goerne, baritone; DVORAK Sym. #9 in e, From the New World; Christoph Eschenbach, cnod.; DEBUSSY Nocturnes; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.
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26 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. Sing, Hey The human voice as a musical instrument, from tribal singing to the most sophisticated modern harmonies, and sometimes both on one track, ignore the words and listen to the harmonies.
10:00 From the Top This broadcast was taped at Purchase College, State University of New York, and presents Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra of the Unites States. Featuring phenomenal young musicians from nearly every state in the union, this massive ensemble of over 100 performers delivers heart-stopping performances of the music of Bernstein, Gershwin, and a world premier of a work by American composer, Samuel Adams. We'll also hear some of the orchestra’s strongest performers play chamber music with host Christopher O'Riley.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. Music by Fasch, Granados, Konrad Wolki, and 2012 Latin Grammy-winning composer Yalil Guerra.
1:00 P.M. World of Opera ROSSINI Tancredi Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Tancredi); Patrizia Ciofi (Amenaide); Antonino Siragusa (Argiro); Christian Helmer (Orbazzano); Jos Maria Lo Monaco (Isaura); Sarah Tynan (Roggiero); Champs-Elyses Theatre Chorus; Radio France Phil. Orch.; Enrique Mazzola, cond. The first of Rossini’s great serious operas, Tancredi demonstrates that in the hands of true master, even the aging opera seria format – more associated with Baroque opera – could still produce both moving romance, and riveting spectacle.
4:30 Classical Music  SOR Tema con variaciones Opus 9; Narciso Yepes, guitar (Deutsche Grammaphon 423-699); BARBER Souvenirs, Opus 28; Atlanta Sypmhony Orchestra, Yoel Levi, conductor (Telarc 80441)
5:00 Studio 360
with Kurt Andersen.   Holler If Ya Hear Me, the Broadway musical based on the work of Tupac Shakur, closed after just one month of performances. Reviews were lackluster and ticket sales disappointing. But the show's star, poet and actor Saul Williams, says Broadway audiences need to get over recycled shows like Rocky and start dealing with real stories. And we take a serious look at Mad Magazine, the goofy, bawdy, sarcastic kids magazine that made America snarky. Also, a live performance from Lydia Loveless, the 23-year-old country belter who has to choke back tears when she sings about losing her family's farm.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor. Our summer repeats roll on with a show originally from June 20, 2007 at the Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts. James Taylor sings "Everybody Has the Blues," violinist Jaime Laredo and cellist Sharon Robinson play a few tunes composed by Andy Stein, and Inga Swearingen joins Garrison on "I Think of You." In Lake Wobegon, the Hansens' dove-breeding business goes awry.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Mythography. Explore myth, legend and mystery this week, in ballads and tunes of Celtic origin and inspiration.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser  Two Kinds of Musicals  Astaire and Rogers at RKO helped us escape the Depression; the Gold Diggers at Warner’s gave us the everyday grit and struggle.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. John Dowland, Part 2 Continuing our look at new releases (plus a great re-release) dedicated to John Dowland: this week, John Holloway, La Nef, and Alfred Deller!
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

27 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Sounds of Summer We listen to sacred organ and choral music that’s both festive and restful – a combination that’s perfect for mid-summer!
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! Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Andrew Litton conducts the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Mozartiana and Beethoven’s Ninth.
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. Musical Tour of Vienna. We’re off on a musical tour of Vienna, one of the western world’s foremost musical centers. We’ll follow in the footsteps of Haydn and Beethoven, enjoying performances of their works on period instruments. We’ll also explore instrumental sonatas by Johann Heinrich Schmelzer and a groundbreaking opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. A program about leafy things – trees: Stuart McClean tells about tree planting; The Smothers Brothers talk to the trees; other woody items by the Panther Players, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” John Aler, the King’s Singers, Shostakovich,a nd Allen Sherman. You’d be surprised at all of the tree items we found. Mark Levy presents “Your Right to Reverse.” This Week in the Media.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Recent Releases. It never ceases to amaze me! There is always a great number of new recordings of contemporary songs as well as those of the past. This time we’ll hear Lieder of Hanns Eisler, Spanish songs for soprano and guitar, Richard Strauss Lieder, and Dowland, as well as Britten lute songs.
8:00 New Sounds  Listen to a program full of music that actually employs birdsongs, in all sorts of human-avian collaborations. (With the exception of a human chorus and a chorus imitating the sound of birds on Eric Whitacre’s “Little Birds,” that is.) Hear a big band post-jazz, post-minimalist work by John Hollenbeck, featuring the voice of Theo Bleckmann, and birds. Then, there’s the concerto for orchestra and birds on tape, “Cantus Arcticus” by the Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara. Plus, hear music from producer Chris Hughes, his “Slow Motion Blackbird,” and music by trumpeter/composer/sound artist Chris Kallmyer for the Los Angeles-based new music ensemble wild Up, and more.
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. From Sacred Dialogue to Opera. The progression from simple dialogues to mature oratorios was gradual in 17th century Rome; for quite some time in the middle, the two co-existed, at least in name. Mazzochi’s Dialogo de la Cantica could as easily be called an oratorio and Carissismi’s Dives Malus a dialogue.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space   Midsummer Night 3 - a nocturnal ambient journey for high summer. (Pgm. # 1050)
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28 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: Old but Good.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. DE BOECK Fantasy on Two Flemish Folk Songs; Brussels Radio & TV Sym. Orch.; Alexander Rahbari, cond.; KHACHATURIAN Excerpts from Gayne; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Aram Khachaturian, cond.; ELGAR Cello Conc. in e; Jacqueline Du Pre, cello; Philadelphia Orch.; Daniel Barenboim, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Emotion and Meaning in Music Is music merely a collection of ordered pitches and vibrations in the air, or is there inherent and universal meaning contained within? This week Bill delves into one of the most mysterious and fundamental qualities fo music – its ability to convey emotion to the listener.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BACH Brandenburg Conc. #2; CBC Vancouver Orch.; Mario Bernardi, cond.; MOZART Piano Conc. #22 in E-flat; Alicia de Larrocha, piano; Vienna Sym. Orch.; Uri Segal, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. LEBRUN Oboe Conc. #2 in g; Nancy Ambrose King, oboe; Janacek Phil. Orch. Jeremy Swerling, cond.; ROTA Il Gattopardo Suite; La Scala Phil.; Riccardo Muti, cond.; WAGNER Prelude & Good Friday Music from Parsifal; Philadelphia Orch.; Christian Thielemann, cond.
8:00 Cleveland Orchestra WAGNER Die Meistersinger Overt.; BARBER Piano Conc.; John Browning, piano; SCHUBERT Sym. #9 in C, Great; George Szell, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

29 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: Bosom Buddies.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. JANACEK Lachian Dances; Slovak Radio Sym. Orch.; Ondrej Lenard, cond.; GLIERE Sym. #3 in b, Ilya Mourometz; Buffalo Phil. Orch.; JoAnn Falletta, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Emotion and Meaning in Music.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. NOVAK Slovak Suite; Southwest German Sym. Orch.; Jiri Starek, cond.; KARLOWICZ Serenade for Strings; Krakow Radio & TV Sym. Orch.; Antoni Wit, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. INFANTE Danses Andalouses; Katia & Marielle Labeque, pianos; MOSOLOV Soldier’s Songs; Ossipov Russian Folk Orch.; Vitaly Gnutov, cond.; DVORAK String Quartet #10 in A-flat; Alban Berg Quartet
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. A Complete Concert conducted by Clemens Krauss. Haydn: Sym. #88 in G; RAVEL Rapsodie Espagnole; R. STRAUSS Sinfonia Domestica; BRAHMS Alto Rhapsody; Kathleen Ferrier, contralto; J. STRAUSS JR. 1001 Nights
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30 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: Big Time Baroque.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. LISZT Tasso, Lamento e Trionfo; Dresden Phil. Orch.; Michel Plasson, cond.; BRUCH Violin Conc. #1 in g; Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin; Minnesota Orch.; Edo De Waart, cond.; SCHUMANN Piano Quintet in E-flat; Artur Rubinstein, piano; Guarneri Quartet
12:00 P.M. Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Emotion and Meaning in Music.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. COPLAND Danzon Cubano; New World Sym. Orch.; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.; WALTON Cello Conc.; Gregor Piatigorsky, cello; Boston Sym. Orch.; Charles Munch, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. FAURE Fantasie; Grant Johannesen, piano; Luxembourg Radio Orch.; Louis de Froment, cond.; SCARMOLIN Night; Slovak Radio Sym. Orch.; Eric Suben, cond.; CRESTON Partita; Scott Goff, flute; Ilka Talvi, violin; Seattle Sym. Orch.; Gerard Schwarz, cond.; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Tallis; London Chamber Orch.; Christopher Warren-Green, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra SIBELIUS The Tempest Suite #1; STRAVINSKY Violin Conc. in D; Leila Josefowicz, violin; ADES ….but all shall be well; DEBUSSY La Mer; Susanna Malkki, cond.; DVORAK The Water Goblin; Mark Elder, cond.; WILLIAMS Excerpt from the film score for Lincoln
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31 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: New Names, New Recordings.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. MOZART Flute Quartet #1 in D; Carol Wincenc, flute; Emerson Quartet; BRAHMS String Sextet #2 in G; L’Archibudelli; DRAESEKE Sym. #3 in D, Tragic; Northwest German Phil. Orch.; Siegfried Kohler, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Emotion and Meaning in Music.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SEVERAC Selections from Cerdana; Jean-Joel Barbier, piano; MARSICK Scenes de Montagne; Lorraine Phil. Orch.; Jacques Houtmann, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Joan Canfield. FASCH Conc. in d; Musica Antiqua Koln; Reinhard Goebel, cond.; BACH Brandenburg Conc. #1; English Chamber Orch.; Benjamin Britten, cond.; STANFORD Sym. #3 in f, Irish; Bournemouth Sinfonietta; Norman Del Mar, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overt.; RACHMANINOFF Piano Conc. #1 in f-sharp; Joyce Yang, piano; MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain; RACHMANINOFF Vocalise; TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker; TCHAIKOVSKY Marche Slave; Bramwell Tovey, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night