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1 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Lent 2. Choral and organ music helps set the tone of introspection that is one of the hallmarks of the Lenten season. Peter will share pieces from a variety of musical and textual sources that help us on the journey.
9:00 Sunday Brunch with Gene Schiller. Enjoy three hours of your favorite music, as requested by the listeners of Hawaii Public Radio. To make your choice from our “musical brunch buffet” write to Sunday Brunch, Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St., Honolulu, HI 96814. Or e-mail your request to us at: hprmusic@hawaiipublicradio.org (Subject: Sunday Brunch).
1:00 P.M. SymphonyCast MAHLER Sym. #9; Los Angeles Phil. Orch.; Gustavo Dudamel, 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. Down on the Farm. Old McDonald had a farm, and this week on Harmonia, so do we. We’ll throw open the barn doors to showcase music inspired by sheep, cats, chickens – even the frogs down by the creek; featuring Ensemble Amarillis.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Some Flanders and Swann not heard in a long time, if ever, including Song of Reproduction, Misalliance, and the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics. Also Donald Swann’s Friday Morning and The Lord of the Dance. Plus the Bill Crouft version. This Week in the Media and A Message from Richard Howland-Bolton – Travel Broadens.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  Actor Jason Schwartzman pits his ego against Brendan's... A soundtrack from Weezer's Rivers Cuomo inspires hand-holding... Iconoclastic artist Barbara Kruger points and doesn't shoot... And Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D shred etiquette to pieces. Also, humorist Simon Rich ponders barbarism and hamsters, a new Kit Kat craze hits the US, we tune into static small talk, and more!
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Transcriptions of Art Songs. You’ll hear beautiful settings of the tunes of songs as well as the originals.
8:00 New Sounds  Unusual Waltzes and Tangos  From Korean komungo music to Philip Glass to Australian band Topology, hear an hour of unusual waltzes - that genteel dance in threes- and the tango, once risqué. Hear music from Australian composer Robert Davidson and a setting of vocal clips from Whitlam’s Dismissal. Also, listen to music by Philip Glass from an album of waltzes, “The Waltz Project” along with music by Michael Nyman. Then, there’s music from Yugoslav composer and musician Goran Bregovic from the Emir Kusturica film, “Underground,” along with music from the Parisian band, The Gotan Project. Plus a tango for Korean komungo (geomungo), and more.
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. Lost Treasures: The Lute Family. The elegant lute was a universally popular instrument throughout the Renaissance and early Baroque but virtually ignored by the 18th century. The Early Muse explores its attraction for solo compositions and song, and the special contribution which its gloriously resonant bass cousin the theorbo made to the baroque revolution.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Spectral Voices the ghostly world of harmonic overtone singing.
11:00 Music Through the Night


2 MONDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Mostly Baroque.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. RONTGEN Serenade for Seven Winds; Viotta Ensemble; RONTGEN Symphony (1930); Roberta Alexander, soprano; Netherlands Radio Sym. Orch.; Jac Van Steen, cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings; London Chamber Orch.; Christopher Warren-Green, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Aaron Copland was from Brooklyn. He was a city slicker who captured -- and to a certain degree, created -- what we think of as the sound of the old American West. We'll hear selections from his cowboy ballet, "Billy the Kid."
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  I Didn’t Know About You  The making of Exploring Music constantly unearths hidden gems and unexpected delights. This week, Bill shares some of his own musical discoveries and solicits suggestions from listeners.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. VILLA-LOBOS A Prole do Bebe Suite; Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano; RODRIGO Concierto-Serenata; Nancy Allen, harp; Royal Phil. Orch.; Enrique Batiz, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. BOLCOM Graceful Ghost; Gil Shaham, violin; Jonathan Feldman, piano; BEETHOVEN Triple Conc. in C; David Oistrakh, violin; Sviatoslav Knushevitsky, cello; Lev Oborin, piano; Philharmonia Orch.; Malcolm Sargent, cond.; FIBICH Sym. #3 in e; Brno State Phil. Orch.; Jiri Belohlavek, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra MOZART Selections from the Mass in C; MOZART Laudate Dominum from Vesperae de confessore; MOZART Allelujah from Exsultate, Jubilate; MOZART Selections from the Requiem in d; MOZART Highlights from The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro & Don Giovanni; Sunhae Im, soprano; Lucas Meachem, baritone; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Manfred Honeck, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

3 TUESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Kinda Blue.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. KALAS The Nightingale and the Rose; Czech Phil. Orch.; Karel Ancerl, cond.; NYSTROEM Viola Concertino; Nobuko Imai, viola; Malmo Sym. Orch.; Paavo Jarvi, cond.; D’INDY Jour d’ete a la montagne; Iceland Sym. Orch.; Rumon Gamba, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  We'll hear the story of One Thousand and One Nights as told in music by Rimsky-Korsakov. Plus, we'll hear a beautiful piece for six pianos by American composer Paul Kerekes.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  I Didn’t Know About You  The making of Exploring Music constantly unearths hidden gems and unexpected delights. This week, Bill shares some of his own musical discoveries and solicits suggestions from listeners.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. PROKOFIEV Violin Conc. #1 in D; GLAZUNOV The Kremlin; U.S.S.R. Sym. Orch.; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. HAYDN Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat; Moscow Virtuosi; Vladimir Spivakov, cond.; FRANCAIX Five Sonatas after Scarlatti; Renoir Ensemble; MOZART Sym. #40 in g; Vienna Phil. Orch.; James Levine, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. Leonard Bernstein and the Israel Philharmonic II. BERNSTEIN Facsimile; BERNSTEIN Three Meditations from Mass; Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; BLOCH Schelomo; Mischa Maisky, cello; DVORAK Sym. #9 in e, From the New World
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

4 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Old But Good.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. SCHUBERT Ballet music from Rosamunde; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.; BRAHMS Violin Sonata #3 in d; Dylana Jensen, violin; Samuel Sanders, piano; NOVAK Serenade #1 in F; Ukrainian Chamber Orch.; Andrew Mogrelia, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Each week on our Piano Puzzler, composer Bruce Adolphe re-writes a familiar tune in the style of a classical composer. We then get one of our listeners on the phone to try to guess the tune and the composer whose style Bruce is imitating.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  I Didn’t Know About You  The making of Exploring Music constantly unearths hidden gems and unexpected delights. This week, Bill shares some of his own musical discoveries and solicits suggestions from listeners.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. DUKAS Polyeucte Overt.; BBC Phil. Orch.; Yan-Pascal Tortelier, cond.; ALBENIZ Excerpts from Iberia; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. ATTERBERG Suite #3; Swedish Chamber Orch.; Petter Sundkvist, cond.; ARENSKY Piano Trio #1 in d; Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Gary Hoffman, cello; Yefim Bronfman, piano; SCHUBERT Sym. #2 in B-flat; Royal Concertgebouw Orch.; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra BACH The Six Brandenburg Concertos; Mark Schuldiner, harpsichord; Louise Dixon, flute; Jennifer Gunn, flute; Eugene Izotov, oboe; Daniel Gingrich, horn; Christopher Martin, trumpet; Robert Chen, violin; Catherine Brubaker, viola; Weijing Wang, viola; Nicholas Kraemer, cond. & harpsichord
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

5 THURSDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Classics of Chamber Music.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. MELARTIN Marionettes; Finnish Radio Sym. Orch.; George De Godzinsky, cond.; MELARTIN Excerpts from The Sleeping Beauty; Tampere Phil. Orch.; Leif Segerstam, cond.; RUBINSTEIN Don Quixote; Wuppertal Sym. Orch.; George Hanson, cond.; R. STRAUSS Don Quixote; Antonio Janigro, cello; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  When Queen Mary the Second died in 1694, Henry Purcell wrote music for the funeral, and in 1992, American composer Steven Stucky gave it a 20th century spin. We'll hear the Boston Symphony at Carnegie Hall playing this 20th century take on a 17th century classic.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  I Didn’t Know About You  The making of Exploring Music constantly unearths hidden gems and unexpected delights. This week, Bill shares some of his own musical discoveries and solicits suggestions from listeners.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. RAVEL Gaspard de la Nuit; Naida Cole, piano; RESPIGHI The Pines of Rome; Royal Phil. Orch.; Rudolf Kempe, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. GRIEG Wedding Day at Troldhaugen; Mikhail Pletnev, piano; GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite #2; Bournemouth Sym. Orch.; Paavo Berglund, cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Conc. in D; Jascha Heifetz, violin; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic VERDI Requiem Angela Meade, soprano; Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano; Brandon Jovanovich, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; New York Choral Artists; Alan Gilbert, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night


6 FRIDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Wild Rides.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. SCHUMANN Konzertstuck in F for Four Horns & Orch.; Orch. Revolutionnaire et Romantique; John Eliot Gardiner, cond.; HAYDN Sym. #94 in G, Surprise; London Phil. Orch.; Eugen Jochum, cond.; CHERUBINI Mass for the Coronation of Charles X; Philharmonia Orch. & Chorus; Riccardo Muti, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Until 2010, cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser had only played classical music. These days they're known as 2CELLOS, and they're a YouTube and worldwide sensation. They join Fred in the studio to discuss their classical training, their current tour, and more.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  I Didn’t Know About You  The making of Exploring Music constantly unearths hidden gems and unexpected delights. This week, Bill shares some of his own musical discoveries and solicits suggestions from listeners.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. HANDEL Royal Fireworks Music; Orpheus Chamber Orch.; FASCH Suite #2 in D; Pro Musica Kiev; Richard Kapp, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. HUMPERDINCK Hansel & Gretel Overt.; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Herbert von Karajan, cond.; REINECKE Flute Sonata; James Galway, flute; Philip Moll, piano; HUMPERDINCK Moorish Rhapsody; Czecho-Slovak Radio Sym. Orch.; Martin Fischer-Dieskau, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #2 in B-flat; STRAVINSKY Apollo Musagete; BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #4 in G; Mahler Chamber Orch.; Leife Ove Andsnes, piano & cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night


7 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. Music in 5/4 Time. It’s not that common in western music, but 5/4 Time has it’s own particular appeal, and I had no trouble finding two hour’s worth of excellent music in 5/4 time.
10:00 From the Top From the Snow Pond Center for the Arts in Sidney, Maine, we feature one of the strongest teenage oboists From The Top has encountered in the past few years performing a gorgeous Elegie by Francis Poulenc; a 14-year-old violinist performs Vieuxtemp’s virtuosic showpiece, the Yankee Doodle Variations; and we meet a harpist who shares some wonderful stories about growing up studying music on rugged and rural Mount Desert Island, Maine.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. A 2015 interview with Grammy-nominated Israeli mandolinist Avi Avital, and music by Bach, Israeli composer Yehezkel Braun, and American composer Gary Shocker.
1:00 P.M. Metropolitan Opera BIZET Carmen. Elena Garanca (Carmen); Ailyn Perez (Micaela); Jonas Kaufmann (Don Jose); Gabor Bretz (Escamillo); Louis Langree, cond.
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.  John Ridley, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave, talks about his new drama series “American Crime,” and why he won’t go back to being a stand-up comic. The Nigerian-born novelist Helen Oyeyemi transplants Snow White to 1950s New England, and Isaac Brock explains why how Modest Mouse’s new record took eight years to make and nearly killed him.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor. We're staying on the West side of the Mississippi River for another live broadcast from the State Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota with special guests, bluegrass sensation Becky Schlegel, country singer Kim Parent, and two young a capella groups, girls' quartet GQ, and men's septet The Limestones. Plus, our Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; pianist and musical director Richard Dworsky with The Steady Shovellers (Jeff Bailey on bass, drummer Bernie Dresel, Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, and guitarist Chris Siebold); and the latest News from Lake Wobegon. Tune in on your local public radio station or watch live online (5pm to 7pm Central Time) at prairiehome.org!
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Scent of Spring. Spring is in the airs…and the jigs, reels and songs as we put out a musical welcome mat for the first signs of the season.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser. Love With an Edge – Love songs that trade in limits, irony, hard-eyed clarity – and unquenchable romanticism.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. The Spy’s Choirbook. The beautiful adaptation copied and illustrated by Peter Alamire doubled as code that allowed King Henry VIII to vanquish rivals to the throne; the new recording by the Alamire Ensemble explains it all!
11:00 Music Through the Night


8 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Lent 3: Psalms of the Season. The texts in the Book of Psalms span the whole of human experience, and during the Lenten season we focus particularly on those of lament,reflection and comfort. Join Peter for this survey of choral and organ music related to those texts.
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. #3 in E-flat, Rhenish; BRAHMS Sym. #3 in F; 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. 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, and beyond.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. A Shelley Berman mix including My Friends the Gorillas, It was a Lark, Embarrassing Moments, Bits by the Royal Canadian Air Farce including Incompetent Type Setter, Insurance Lovers, and Culturally Correct Border Guard. This Week in the Media.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  "Chappie" star Dev Patel on acting alongside robots and Dames... Dave Barry brings a machete to our etiquette segment... Author Tania James sees life through the eyes of a child elephant... Singer Lady Lamb makes a playlist for us, and her best friend Shelvin ..."The Cat in the Hat" trumps Dick and Jane... Suggestions from a 'mustard sommelier'...We meet "The Wrecking Crew" - the session musicians behind hundreds of 60s/70s hits... And more!
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Virgil Thomson: American Master. Recent recordings of Thomson’s songs, as well as instrumental selections.
8:00 New Sounds  Music of Caroline Shaw  From the recent New Sounds Live at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, listen to music by this year's Pulitzer Prize winning composer Caroline Shaw.  Hear works for both of her groups, the brilliant chamber band ACME (American Contemporary Music Ensemble) and the vocal acrobatics of the octet Roomful of Teeth.  Plus, hear a surprise work featuring just Caroline Shaw herself -her voice and violin, with loops and processing - called "Study for Othmar Ammann."
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. Women in Early Opera. The tragic fates of legendary women loom large in early opera. We compare treatments of the Lament of Ariadne by Monteverdi and Conradi, and Dido’s Lament by Cavalli and Purcell, as well as sampling arias by two outstanding women composers of the 17th century, Francesca Cavalli and Barbara Strozzi.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  NorthJazz  warm spacejazz from chilly Scandinavia.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 
9 MONDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Morning Glories.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. ARNOLD A Sussex Overture; London Phil. Orch.; Malcolm Arnold, cond.; BARBER Piano Conc.; John Browning, piano; St. Louis Sym. Orch.; Leonard Slatkin, cond.; BEETHOVEN Sym. #7 in A; Hanover Band; Roy Goodman, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Claude Debussy's La Mer is an incredibly colorful and inventive picture of the sea, a portrait painted with music. We'll hear it from a concert in the land-locked city of Dallas, Texas.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Samuel Barber. This week, we’ll explore the work of a great American Romantic, including the Adagio for Strings, music by Menotti and more.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. IBERT Capriccio; Manhattan Chamber Orch.; Richard Auldon Clark, cond.; STRAVINSKY Sym. #1 in E-flat; St. Petersburg Phil. Orch.; Vladimir Ashkenazy, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. HARRIS When Johnny Comes Marching Home Overt.; Seattle Sym. Orch.; Gerard Schwarz, cond.; BERNSTEIN Candide Suite; Minnesota Orch.; Eiji Oue, cond.; HANSON Sym. #1, Nordic; Eastman-Rochester Orch.; Howard Hanson, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra VIVALDI The Four Seasons; Ye-Eun Choi, violin; MOZART Chaconne from Idomeneo; HAYDN Sym. #103 in E-flat, Drumroll; Nicholas McGegan, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

10 TUESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Timely Inspirations.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. WAGENAAR The Taming of the Shrew Overt.; Royal Concertgebouw Orch.; Riccardo Chailly, cond.; GADE Sym. #7 in F; Danish National Radio Sym. Orch.; Christopher Hogwood, cond.; BRAHMS Piano Conc. #1 in d; Ivan Moravec, piano; Dallas Sym. Orch.; Edoardo Mata, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Exactly a century ago, Rachmaninoff's All-Night Vigil was sung for the first time. In celebration, the Kansas City Chorale and the Phoenix Chorale are releasing a brand new recording on the day of the anniversary. We'll hear conductor Charles Bruffy talk about this ethereal, heartfelt music and how it resonates in our time.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Samuel Barber.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream Suite; Cleveland Orch.; George Szell, cond.; BIZET L’Arlesienne Suite; Saint Paul Chamber Orch.; Christopher Hogwood, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. DVORAK Bagatelles; Takacs Quartet; SMETANA Piano Trio in g; Leonardo Trio; DVORAK The Golden Spinning Wheel; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Simon Rattle, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. Rozhdestvensky Conducts Shostakovich – Live Performances: Symphonies # 9 & 10; Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarrotti; Yevgeny Nesterenko, bass; U.S.S.R. Radio Orch.
10:00 Music Through the Night


11 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Humor in Music.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. HOLST St. Paul’s Suite; Royal Phil. Orch.; Malcolm Sargent, cond.; MENDELSSOHN String Quartet, Op. 80; Artis Quartet; BERNSTEIN Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium); Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; London Sym. Orch.; Andre Previn, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  With winter coming to a close and spring beginning to loom (or bloom) on the horizon, 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 Grand Overture for Vacuum Cleaners, Floor Polisher, and Concert Band.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Samuel Barber.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SZYMANOWSKI Mythen; Ida Haendel, violin; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano; LUTOSLAWSKI Conc. for Orch.; Cleveland Orch.; Christoph von Dohnanyi, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. MEYERBEER Les Patineurs; Cincinnati Pops Orch.; Erich Kunzel, cond.; WAGNER Prelude & Good Friday Spell from Parsifal; London Phil. Orch.; Adrian Boult, cond.; FRANCK Sym. in d; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Pierre Monteux, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra SCHUBERT Sym. #3 in D; SOLLIMA Antidotum Tarantulae XXI, Conc. for Two Cellos & Orch.; Yo-Yo Ma, Giovanni Sollima, cellos; SCHUBERT Sym. #4 in c, Tragic; SCHUBERT Entr’acte from Rosamunde; VERDI Ballet music from Macbeth; Riccardo Muti, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night


12 THURSDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Let’s Get Serious.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. SARGENT An Impression on a Windy Day; Royal Ballet Sinfonia; Gavin Sutherland, cond.; RAKOV Violin Conc. #1; Andrew Hardy, violin; Sym. Orch. of Russia; Veronika Dudarova, cond.; RACHMANINOFF Sym. #3 in a; National Phil. Orch.; Leopold Stokowski, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  A month after he became a U.S. citizen, Stravinsky wrote his Symphony in Three Movements. The New York Philharmonic premiered the piece in 1946; we'll hear a much more recent performance by that same ensemble.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Samuel Barber.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. NIELSEN Helios Overt.; Danish Radio Sym. Orch.; Herbert Blomstedt, cond.; GRIEG Symphonic Dances; Gothenburg Sym. Orch.; Neeme Jarvi, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. SCHUBERT Five German Dances; I Musici De Montreal; Yuli Turovsky, cond.; WEBER Sym. #2 in C; London Classical Players; Roger Norrington, cond.; SCHUMANN Piano Quartet in E-flat; Andre Previn, piano; Young Uck Kim, violin; Heiichiro Ohyama, viola; Gary Hoffman, cello
8:00 New York Philharmonic ROUSE Phantasmata; BLOCH Schelomo; Jan Vogler, cello; BRAHMS Sym. #1 in c; Alan Gilbert, cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

13 FRIDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: The Greatest Hits of Wilhelm Stenhammar.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. MOZART Ave Verum Corpus; Cambridge Singers; John Rutter, cond.; MOZART String Quintet in g, K. 516; Nobuko Imai, viola; Orlando Quartet; BERLIOZ Scenes from Romeo & Juliette; Berlin Phil. Orch.; James Levine, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  We'll hear concert performances of forward-looking music from the 18th through the 21st centuries, including a quintet by Luigi Boccherini and Nicola Campogrande's brand new piece, Urban Gardens.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Samuel Barber.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BARTOK Hungarian Folk Sketches; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; KODALY Hary Janos Suite; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Neeme Jarvi, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Judy Anderson. HERRMANN Vertigo Suite; Los Angeles Phil. Orch.; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond.; HERRMANN Souvenirs de Voyage; Jeffrey C. Lerner, clarinet; Lyric Arts Quartet, Houston; STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite; Boston Sym. Orch.; Erich Leinsdorf, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts STRAVINSKY Dumbarton Oaks; BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #3 in c; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; SCHONBERG Peace on Earth; West German Radio Choir; BEETHOVEN Fantasy in c; Benita Borbonus, Anke Lamberz, sopranos; Claudia Nusse, mezzo-soprano; Kwon-Shik Lee, tenor; Arndt Schumacher, bass; Mahler Chamber Orch.; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano & cond.
10:00 Music Through the Night

 

14 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. Music in 7/8 Time – after last week’s show in 5/4 time, what could be better?
10:00 From the Top From the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, amazing performances and inspiring stories from some of America’s best young classical musicians.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. A March 2015 interview with Beijing Guitar Duo members Yameng Wang and Meng Su, who discuss how they came to perform together under the guidance of their teacher Manuel Barrueco.
1:00 P.M. Metropolitan Opera ROSSINI La Donna del Lago. Joyce DiDonato (Elena); Juan Diego Florez (Uberto); Daniela Barcellona (Malcolm); John Osborn (Rodrigo); Oren Gradus (Duglas); Michele Mariotti, cond.
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.  Björk, the world’s most famous Icelander, redefined what pop can be, but is she really a frustrated music teacher? The comics artist Scott McCloud explains that we all make a bargain with death every day, and researchers dig into decades of Billboard hits to discover the secret of getting to number one.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. A winter rebroadcast with a hint of California warmth, originally from the San Diego Civic Theatre in February 2011. Sara and Sean Watkins perform "I'm a Memory," the United States Navy Band Southwest plays "The National Emblem March," and Jearlyn Steele sings "Tell Mama." In Lake Wobegon, Clint and Irene Bunsen celebrate their 38th wedding anniversary at the Moonlight Bay Supper Club.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Live from Ireland. Re-live some great sets of Irish music, including years of live performances presented by Fiona with The Chieftans, Cherish the Ladies, and more.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser. James P. Johnson & Cecil Mack – James P. Johnson was a major composer and jazz pianist, and he collaborated with Cecil Mack when it mattered most.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. Lassus: A Musical Biography, Volume IV. This time, the Odhecaton Ensemble continues their study of the composer’s life with his late years.
11:00 Music Through the Night


15 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Lent 4. The Fourth Sunday in Lent is often celebrated as “Laetare” Sunday, from the opening words of the Latin introit for the day. “Laetare” means “rejoice,” and music for this day will provide a brief respite from Lenten introspection and reflection.
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 GRIEG Holberg Suite; MOZART Clarinet Conc. in A; Martin Frost, clarinet; BEETHOVEN Sym. #1 in C; Saint Paul Chamber Orch.; Martin Frost, 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 EMA Baroque Performance Competition. On October 11, 2014, six finalist ensembles performed in Early Music America’s Baroque Performance Competition. We’ll hear performances from all six ensembles, including the Grand Prize winner!
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Stuart McLean tells the story of Dave and the Duck. Critics get reviewed, and Mark Levy salutes Pi Day. This Week in the Media.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Birthday of Rimsky-Korsakov. We know his famous instrumental works, but his art songs are just as beautiful.
8:00 New Sounds  New Music for Piano  Hear new music for piano from Canadian pianist/composer Heather Schmidt, as well as Canadian composer Ann Southam. From Schmidt's solo piano album of her own works called "Nebula,", listen to the title track.  Also, hear music by George Crumb, along with Anton Batagov's alleged Letters of Sergei Rachmaninoff, music from Hauschka, and more. (First aired on 11/07/2013)
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. Classical Celtic. This week, the Early Muse explores the interchange between Irish, Scottish and Italian composers at the turn of the 18th century. Geminiani, Matteis and other Italians based sonatas on Celtic rhythms and melodies, while the playing of O’Carolan’s harp and Oswald’s violins often assumed a sophisticated European style
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Celtic Legacy 3  another journey in the Celtic soundscape.
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16 MONDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Mostly Baroque.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. DEBUSSY Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp; Nash Ensemble; LISZT Piano Sonata in b; Vladimir Horowitz, piano; HONEGGER Sym. #4, Deliciae Basilienses; Basel Chamber Orch.; Christopher Hogwood, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  When pianist Stephen Hough played recently in Santa Barbara, he was called back on stage for three encores. We'll hear all three -- back to back to back.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part I  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. DIAMOND Rounds for Strings; Seattle Sym. Orch.; Gerard Schwarz, cond.; DOHNANYI Sextet in C; Andras Schiff, piano; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Kalman Berkes, clarinet; Takacs Quartet
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. ROSSINI The Barber of Seville Overt.; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; LALO Symphonie Espagnole; Itzhak Perlman, violin; London Sym. Orch.; Andre Previn, cond.; MENDELSSOHN Sym. #5 in D, Reformation; Vienna Phil. Orch.; John Eliot Gardiner, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra MAHLER Sym. #9; Manfred Honeck, cond.
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17 TUESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Birthdays & Anniversaries.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. FIBICH Othello Overt.; Czech National Sym. Orch.; Marek Stilek, cond.; SINDING Violin Conc. #1 in A; Henning Kraggerud, violin; Bournemouth Sym. Orch.; Bjarte Engeset, cond.; TUBIN Sym. #4; Estonian National Sym. Orch.; Arvo Volmer, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  It seems that Tchaikovsky never approved the published version of his famous Piano Concerto No. 1. So who did? Pianist Kirill Gerstein joins Fred in the studio with the story of the actual version that Tchaikovsky wanted us to hear.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part I  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. ROSSINI La Scala di Seta Overt.; London Classical Players; Roger Norrington, cond.; MASSENET Scenes Alsaciennes; Nice Phil. Orch.; Marco Guidarini, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. PFITZNER Three Preludes from Palestrina; German Opera Theater Orch.; Christian Thielemann, cond.; BACH/WALTON The Wise Virgins Suite; Concert Arts Orch.; Robert Irving, cond.; RACHMANINOFF Piano Conc. #2 in c; Alexander Brailowsky, piano; San Francisco Sym. Orch.; Enrique Jorda, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. An Historic Performance of Turandot. PUCCINI Turandot. Birgit Nilsson; Franco Corelli; Galina Vishnevskaya; La Scala Orch. & Chorus; Gianandrea Gavazzeni, cond.
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18 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Songs of Sailors and the Sea.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. ROUSSEL Prelude to Resurrection; Toulouse Sym. Orch.; Michel Plasson, cond.; MENOTTI Violin Conc.; Jennifer Koh, violin; Spoleto Festival Orch.; Richard Hickox, cond.; SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #6 in b; Royal Phil. Orch.; Vladimir Ashkenazy, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Cellist Daniel Muller-Schott says that playing Dvorak's Cello Concerto is simultaneously tremendously challenging and deeply satisfying. We'll take you to a recent concert in Paris featuring Muller-Schott playing alongside the Radio France Philharmonic.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part I  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. ELGAR Cockaigne Overt.; London Phil. Orch.; Adrian Boult, cond.; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Sym. #8 in d; London Sym. Orch.; Bryden Thomson, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. POULENC Clarinet Sonata; Richard Stoltzman, clarinet; Irma Vallecillo, piano; FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain; Alicia de Larrocha; London Phil. Orch.; Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, cond.; LACHNER Nonet in F; Ensemble-Wien Berlin
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra R. STRAUSS Serenade in E-flat; R. STRAUSS Metamorphosen; R. STRAUSS Oboe Conc.; Eugene Izotov, oboe; R. STRAUSS Four Last Songs; Susanna Philips, soprano; HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber; David Robertson, cond.
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19 THURSDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Film Fanatic.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. CADMAN Dark Dancers of the Mardi Gras; Joel Fan, piano; Northwest Sinfonietta; Christophe Chagnard, cond.; GOTTSCHALK/KAY Cakewalk Ballet; Louisville Orch.; Akira Endo, cond.; PISTON Sym. #4; Seattle Sym. Orch.; Gerard Schwarz, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Menahem Pressler learned to play piano as a boy in Germany, before he and his Jewish family were chased from the country in 1939. Much later, at age 90, Pressler made his debut appearance with the Berlin Philharmonic. We'll hear Pressler and the Berlin Philharmonic in concert playing a Mozart Concerto.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part I  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. PUCCINI Preludio Sinfonico; La Scala Phil. Orch.; Riccardo Muti, cond.; VERDI String Quartet in e; I Musici de Montreal; Yuli Turovsky, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overt.; City of Birmingham Sym. Orch.; Louis Fremaux, cond.; GOUNOD Sym. #1 in D; Academy of St. Martin; Neville Marriner, cond.; BIZET/SHCHEDRIN The Carmen Ballet; Russian State Sym. Orch.; Mikhail Pletnev, cond.
8:00 New York Philharmonic MOZART Piano Conc. #25 in C; Emanuel Ax, piano; BRUCKNER Sym. #3 in c; Alan Gilbert, cond.
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20 FRIDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Glorious Finales.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. ATTERBERG A Varmland Rhapsody; Berlin Radio Sym. Orch.; Roger Epple, cond.; CHOPIN Piano Conc. #2 in F; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Rotterdam Phil. Orch.; Valery Gergiev, cond.; S. WAGNER Excerpts from Herzog Wildfang; Jorn Wilsing, baritone; Ulrike Menkhoff, soprano; Rheinland-Pfalz State Phil. Orch.; Werner Andreas Albert, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  The trombone players in the Buffalo Philharmonic asked composer Eric Ewazen if he would write something especially for them. Ewazen loved the idea and came up with his Triple Concerto for Three Trombones and Orchestra. We'll go to Buffalo to hear it in concert.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part I  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata #17 in d, Tempest; Sviatoslav Richter, piano; TCHAIKOVSKY The Tempest; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Claudio Abbado, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. SCHUMANN Genoveva Overt.; London Classical Players; Roger Norrington, cond.; BRUCH Scottish Fantasy; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Israel Phil. Orch.; Zubin Mehta, cond.; R. STRAUSS Tod und Verklarung; Vienna Phil. Orch.; Christoph von Dohnanyi, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts STRAVINSKY Conc. in D; BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #1 in C; BEETHOVEN Piano Conc. #5 in E-flat, Emperor; Mahler Chamber Orch.; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano & cond.
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21 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus. Beethoven on the Keys. We often think of Beethoven the symphonist, or Beethoven the quartettist, but his 32 piano sonatas are an achievement never matched by any other composer.
10:00 From the Top From Stanford University, this week’s From the Top features an all-California crew of performers including an extraordinary 12-year-old guitarist from the Bay Area performing the music of Villa-Lobos; the San Francisco Girls Chorus singing a beautiful arrangement of a song from Joni Mitchell’s first album; and a funny story about a young pianist who found himself destroying his own piano by practicing too much.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. Some new releases, including Duo Halasz' guitar and harpsichord recording, Francois de Fossa's reworking of a Haydn string quartet, and more.
1:00 P.M. Metropolitan Opera MASSENET Manon. Diana Damrau (Manon); Vittorio Grigolo (Des Grieux); Russell Braun (Lescaut); Nicolas Teste (Comte des Grieux); Emmanuel Villaume, cond.
Note: Studio 360 will be joined in progress immediately following the Opera.
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.  Cassandra Wilson pays tribute to one of her greatest inspirations, Billie Holiday, on the late singer’s 100th birthday. We give our least favorite day of the week, Monday, a makeover, and  we discover a computer programmer who is recreating the styles of painters like Mondrian and Cassatt in code.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor.  A winter rebroadcast with a hint of California warmth, originally from the San Diego Civic Theatre in February 2011. Sara and Sean Watkins perform "I'm a Memory," the United States Navy Band Southwest plays "The National Emblem March," and Jearlyn Steele sings "Tell Mama." In Lake Wobegon, Clint and Irene Bunsen celebrate their 38th wedding anniversary at the Moonlight Bay Supper Club.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. Made in America. Travel from the 1920s with legendary fiddlers Michael Coleman and James Morrison, to the thriving 1970s session scene and hear the evolving sound of Irish traditional music in the United States.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser. Hearing That Song Again – Giving songs new life by making a ballad into a blues, a waltz into a rag. Popular songs keep remaking themselves.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. Three Baroque Recordings. Holy Week lessons from Couperin, a rare Requiem from Sicily, and music for The Man in the Iron Mask.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 

22 SUNDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Bach at 330! March 21 marks the 330th birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach. We’ll take a brief break from Lent to celebrate with lots of wonderful choral and organ music, and trace some transcriptions that Bach himself made from genre to genre. Join Peter for the musical party!
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 REGER Bocklin Suite; HAYDN Cello Conc. in C; Gautier Capucon, cello; SCHUBERT Sym. #6 in C, Little; Los Angeles Phil. Orch.; Gustavo Dudamel, 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. All in a Garden Green. It’s been a long, hard winter, and for most of us, spring is a welcome relief. The birds fly home, the ground thaws, and if you’re a gardener, you finally get to dig around in the dirt. This week, we’re celebrating gardens and harvesting musical blooms from across the centuries-flowers and fruit and everything green.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Forty Great Unclaimed Melodies and songs by Jonathan and Darlene Edwards. An interview with the author of The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams and Chapter 1. Mark Levy tells about the Luddites Among Us. This Week in the Media.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Bartok’s Birthday. On this program, we’ll sample both his settings of folk songs as well as Bartok’s art songs.
8:00 New Sounds  Light Works  Hear some electronic music by two German composers, both dealing with Light. Karlheinz Stockhausen's Licht (Light) is a cycle of 7 "operas" - one for each day of the week. Freitag (Friday) begins with an hour long electronic prelude and concludes with an hour long electronic postlude. We'll hear excerpts from both the Friday Greeting and the Friday Farewell. Pantha du Prince is the stage name of Hendrik Weber, whose album "Elements of Light" fuses house, techno, and shoegazey indie with a large carillon of bells. The excerpt we'll hear looks at light as a wave, and as a particle. (First aired on 10/26/2012)
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. Springtime in Paris. It seems that Spring was as well celebrated in music during the 17th century as in modern times. We celebrate the first day of Spring with French chansons and a chamber opera by Charpentier as light-hearted as a Broadway musical.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Hypnotronic : electronic spacemusic for mental modification.
11:00 Music Through the Night

 
23 MONDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Spring Fever.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. GRANADOS Escenas Poeticas; Alicia de Larrocha, piano; TURINA Danzas Fantasticas; Bamberg Sym. Orch.; Antonio De Almeida; cond.; SCHMITT La Tragedie de Salome; French National Orch. & Chorus; Jean Martinon, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  According to conductor Leonard Slatkin, leading an orchestra is a bit like being the coach of a football team. Coach Slatkin will tell us more about the curious art of conducting, and we'll hear from a recent concert featuring Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part II  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. FAURE Ballade; Daniel Varsano, piano; Philharmonia Orch.; Andrew Davis, cond.; DEBUSSY String Quartet in g; Hagen Quartet
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. HOVHANESS Mysterious Mountain; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Fritz Reiner, cond.; PAGANINI Violin Conc. #4 in d; Uto Ughi, violin & cond.; Chamber Orch. of Santa Cecilia; BEETHOVEN String Quartet #12 in E-flat; Cypress Quartet
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra GRIFFES The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan; BERNSTEIN Fancy Free; COPLAND Appalachian Spring; GERSHWIN An American in Paris; Michael Stern, cond.
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24 TUESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Reflections.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. FRUMERIE 3 Songs; Kerstin Meyer, mezzo-soprano; Stockholm Phil. Orch.; Sixten Ehrling, cond.; FRUMERIE Symphonic Variations; Norrkoping Sym. Orch.; Lu Jia, cond.; MARTUCCI Piano Conc. #1 in B-flat minor; Carlo Bruno, piano; La Scala Phil. Orch.; Riccardo Muti, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  In 1994, budding clarinetist Anthony McGill was on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, talking about why he chose the clarinet. Even at that young age, McGill knew that the clarinet was the instrument for him. Years later, he's now he's principal clarinet in the New York Philharmonic. We'll hear him play music by Scriabin.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part II  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. CHERUBINI Medea Overt; Orch. dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia; Lamberto Gardelli, cond.; MOZART Sym. #36 in C, Linz; Columbia Sym. Orch.; Bruno Walter, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. MUSSORGSKY Excerpts from Khovanshchina; Rotterdam Phil. Orch.; James Conlon, cond.; BARTOK Divertimento for Strings; Chicago Sym. Orch.; Georg Solti, cond.; PROKOFIEV Sym. #7; French National Orch.; Mstislav Rostropovich, cond.
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel. Music of Kurt Atterberg I. Symphonies #4, Piccola; Symphony #6, Dolllar; Alven-The River; Suite #3, and Sinfonia for Strings.
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25 WEDNESDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: The Poet’s Corner.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. R. STRAUSS Lieder; Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano; London Sym. Orch.; George Szell, cond.; SCHUMANN Sym. #1 in B-flat; Detroit Sym. Orch.; Paul Paray, cond.; DVORAK Piano Quintet in A; Rudolf Firkusny, piano; Ridge Quartet
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  Jisu Jung began playing piano, flute, violin, and marimba when she was just three years old. But when she turned five, her mom told her that she had to choose one -- so she did. Jisu Jung joins Fred in the studio as the first marimba soloist to be featured as a PT Young Artist in Residence.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part II  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. HAYDN Sym. #82 in C, The Bear; New York Phil. Orch.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.; SAINT-SAENS The Carnival of the Animals; Guher & Suher Pekinel, pianos; Orch. Phil. de Radio France; Marek Janowski, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. VIVALDI Conc. for Two Guitars in D; Angel & Lito Romero, guitars; Academy of St. Martin; BACH Suite #1 in D; Boston Baroque; Martin Pearlman, cond.; BACH Magnificat; Dawn Upshaw, Penelope Jensen, sopranos; Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano; David Gordon, tenor; William Stone, baritone; Atlanta Sym. Orch. & Chamber Chorus; Robert Shaw, cond.
8:00 Chicago Symphony Orchestra HAYDN Sym. #103 in E-flat, Drumroll; RANDS Cello Conc.; Johannes Moser, cello; BARTOK Piano Conc. #1; Daniel Barenboim, piano; JANACEK Sinfonietta; Pierre Boulez, cond.
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26 THURSDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: Simply the Most.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. JOHNSTONE Tarn Hows (A Cumbrian Rhapsody); Royal Ballet Sinfonia; Gavin Sutherland, cond.; ELGAR Cello Conc. in e; Jacqueline Du Pre, cello; Philadelphia Orch.; Daniel Barenboim, cond.; ENESCU Sym. #3; George Enescu Sym. Orch.; Cristian Mandeal, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  In 2012, marimba soloist Jisu Jung didn't speak a word of English, and at that time, she already had a rich musical life in Korea. So why did she decide to move to Baltimore to study at the Peabody Institute? As Jung puts it, she "just wanted to see the bigger world." We'll hear lots more from our new PT Young Artist.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part II  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SMETANA Wallenstein’s Camp; Bavarian Radio Sym. Orch.; Rafael Kubelik, cond.; SCHUMANN Overture, Scherzo & Finale; Philharmonia Orch.; Christian Thielemann, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. LISZT Les Preludes; Berlin Phil. Orch.; Zubin Mehta, cond.; SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Conc. #2; Andrew Litton, piano & cond.; Dallas Sym. Orch.; TCHAIKOVSKY Souvenir de Florence; Orpheus Chamber Orch.
8:00 New York Philharmonic VERDI  Messa da Requiem; MENDELSSOHN  Magnificat in D; conductor, Alan Gilbert. Soloists: Angela Meade, soprano; Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano; Russell Thomas, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; New York Choral Artists; Joseph Flummerfelt, director.
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27 FRIDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
8:30 Morning Café with Gene Schiller. Get the day going with a refreshing blend of music, The Writer’s Almanac, special features…and more music. Today’s theme: The Wonderful World of Vinyl.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. HEGER Verdi Variations; National Sym. Orch.; Leon Botstein, cond.; SCHUBERT/LISZT Wanderer Fantasy; Jeno Jando, piano; Budapest Sym. Orch.; Andras Ligeti, cond.; BEETHOVEN String Quartet #14 in c-sharp (arr. for string orch.); Vienna Phil. Orch.; Leonard Bernstein, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  As they stood with her five-hundred-pound, 8-foot-long marimba, Fred Child asked PT Young Artist Jisu Jung if she ever wished that she played the flute. We'll hear her answer, plus more of her in studio conversation with Fred.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies: Part II  Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. BERWALD Grand Septet in B-flat; Czech Nonet; BERWALD Sym. #4 in E-flat; Royal Phil. Orch.; Ulf Bjorlin, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending; Iona Brown, violin; Academy of St. Martin; Neville Marriner, cond.; BORODIN String Quartet #2 in b; Borodin Quartet; SIBELIUS Sym. #5 in E-flat; Boston Sym. Orch.; Colin Davis, cond.
8:00 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts  Kurt Weill Fest in Dessau  SCHUBERT/REGER  Im Abendrot (In the reddish glow of the evening); Nacht und Traume (Night and Dreams); PFITZNER  Wanderers Nachtlied (A Wanderer's Nighttime Song); DVORAK Song to the Moon; R. STRAUSS  Nottorno, op. 44, No. 1; WEILL Four Walt Whitman Songs; SCHULHOFF  La Somnambule (The Somnambulent); WEILL  Mahagonny Songspiel. German State Philharmonic Rheinland Palatinate, cond. Ernst Theis; Anhaltian Philharmonic Dessau (Four Whitman Songs), cond. Antony Hermus. 
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28 SATURDAY
12:00 A.M. Music Through the Night
5:00 Howard’s Day Off with Howard Dicus.  We'll hear pairs of works by the same composer, but this time the obscure piece always comes first, giving you a chance to guess who wrote it before we go to something the composer is more famous for.
10:00 From the Top This week’s program was recorded at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, and given the show’s art museum venue, each young performer discusses a connection between the music they’re performing and a work of visual art in the museum’s collection. We hear an award-winning string quartet from Chicago perform the music of Bartok, and a teenager from Maryland performs an epic piece on the traditional Chinese instrument, the guzheng.
11:00 Classical Guitar Alive! with Anthony Morris. We'll hear world premier recordings of British composer Stephen Goss' Guitar Concerto, and New York-based composer David Homan's ballet score "The Book of Esther," as well as new recordings by the G8 Guitar Ensemble, Vanguard University's guitar ensemble, and Manuel Barrueco's collaboration with the Beijing Guitar Duo.
1:00 P.M. Metropolitan Opera DONIZETTI Lucia di Lammermoor. Albina Shagimuratova (Lucia); Joseph Calleja (Edgardo); Luca Salsi (Enrico); Alastair Miles (Raimondo); Maurizio Benini, cond.
5:00 Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.  The writer and original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, reflects on the role he created twenty years ago. Director Noah Baumbach explains why his latest film, While We’re Young, might be his funniest yet, and a couple design a therapeutic video game to cope with grief.
6:00 A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. A May 2013 rebroadcast from the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia. Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver play "Blue Train (Of the Heartbreak Line)," The U.S. Fleet Forces Band performs "The Klaxon," Robin and Linda Williams and Joe Newberry sing "Rocky Island," Rob Fisher and The DiGiallonardo Sisters perform "Jeepers Creepers," and Howard Levy joins The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band for "Rhumba Flamenca." In Lake Wobegon, Sarah Peterson worries her parents by becoming successful.
8:00 The Thistle & Shamrock with Fiona Ritchie. More New Releases and Debuts. Fiona selectws more of the best new sounds from rising artists, along with established artists.
9:00 Fascinatin’ Rhythm with Michael Lasser. James Reese Europe – A bandleader and composer whose early death deprived jazz of one of its great anticipators.
10:00 Millennium of Music with Robert Aubrey Davis. Vox Cosmica. The daughter of Jordi Savall and Montserrat Figueras shares an enchanting vision of music by Hildegard von Bingen.
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29 SUNDAY
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5:00 Classical 24
8:00 With Heart & Voice with Peter Dubois. Palm/Passion Sunday. Beginning with music to mark Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, followed by the Passion that unfolds, join Peter for some of the most powerful music of the church year.
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 Piano Conc. #27; Richard Goode, piano; BRUCKNER Sym. 9 in d; Los Angeles Phil. Orch.; Herbert Blomstedt, 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. Music for Palm Sunday. The liturgy of the Christian Holy Week has inspired centuries of music from diverse composers and is rich with musical depictions and meditations reflecting on the death and suffering of Christ. This week, music for Palm Sunday and the Paschal Triduum services leading up to Easter.
5:00 Weekend Radio with Robert Conrad. Children’s stories with the Story Lady telling about Boss Tweed and the Six Corrupt Ward Heelers. Stanley Unwin and Steve Allen present their versions of Goldilocks. Richard Howland-Bolton has his version entitled Sesquitruise Grottylocks. Chapter 2 of The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Jan C. Snow is a Trendsetter. This Week in the Media.
6:00 The Dinner Party Download  Actress Aubrey Plaza needs no introduction (because she's got it memorized)... Singer-Songwriter Laura Marling has a soundtrack for evenings warm and Chilly... Jon Ronson takes a deep look at shaming on social media and sees our modern pillory... The comic duo Wurster & Scharpling take our etiquette segment to the strangest of places (it might be a city in Pennsylvania!) A new taste of Hawaiian food - the ultimate fusion food... And lots more.
7:00 Singing and Other Sins with Gary Hickling. Celebrate Spring. Songs and instrumental works that shout for joy that winter is over.
8:00 New Sounds  Blancanieves  Recorded live at Brookfield Place in February of 2015, listen to music by composer Alfonso Vilallonga and the Wordless Music Orchestra, with special guest Julian Koster (of Neutral Milk Hotel) for the silent flim, Blancanieves (Snow White). Where many of the films from the New Sounds Live Silent Film Series are from the silent film era of the 1920’s, Blancanieves, is a 2012 film set in southern Spain in the 1920s, written and directed by Pablo Berger.
9:00 The Early Muse with Ian Capps. Music for the Passion. Among the many magnificent compositions for Holy Week two stand out – the Lamentations of Jeremiah and Psalm #51, the Miserere. We return to favorite settings by Tallis and Allegri, and to individual motets for the Mount of Olives, the Crucifixion and Mary’s lament before the Cross, the Stabat Mater.
10:00 Music from the Hearts of Space  Vernal Crossing:  ambient/electronic soundscapes for early spring.
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30 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. DARGOMIZHKY Bolero; U.S.S.R. Sym. Orch.; Evgeny Svetlanov, cond.; RAVEL Bolero; French National Orch.; Eliahu Inbal, cond.; DUTILLEUX Sym. #1; BBC Phil. Orch.; Yan-Pascal Tortelier, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today  We'll hear concert highlights large and small, from the Los Angeles Philharmonic playing massive music by Anton Bruckner, to Andreas Borregaard playing keyboard music by Jean Philippe Rameau -- on his accordion.
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  The Not-So-Minor B Minor Mass  A week-long examination of the development of Bach’s masterpiece, starting with the smaller Lutheran Masses and touching on influences from Palestrina to Bach’s own instrumental and organ works.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. HINDEMITH Kleine Kammermusik; Royal Concertgebouw Players; Riccardo Chailly, cond.; BACH Conc. in c for Oboe, Violin & Orch., BWV 1060; Viktoria Mullova, violin; Francois Leleux, oboe; Mullova Ensemble
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. WIREN Serenade for Strings; Bournemouth Sinfonietta; Richard Studt, cond.; SAINT-SAENS Piano Conc. #5 in F, Egyptian; Pascal Roge, piano; Royal Phil. Orch.; Charles Dutoit, cond.; VERDI Ballet music from I Vespri Siciliani; Berlin Radio Sym. Orch.; Roberto Abbado, cond.
8:00 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra R. STRAUSS Don Juan; R. STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier Suite; STRAUSS (arr. Ille) Elektra Suite; Manfred Honeck, cond.
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31 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: New Names, New Recordings.
10:00 Morning Concert with Gene Schiller. KUULA The Sea-Bathing Nymphs; Susan Gritton, soprano; BBC Concert Orch.; Martyn Brabbins, cond.; SIBELIUS Swan White Suite; Lahti Sym. Orch.; Osmo Vanska, cond.; IVES Sym. #2; Philadelphia Orch.; Eugene Ormandy, cond.
12:00 P.M. Performance Today
2:00 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin  The Not-So-Minor B Minor Mass  A week-long examination of the development of Bach’s masterpiece, starting with the smaller Lutheran Masses and touching on influences from Palestrina to Bach’s own instrumental and organ works.
3:00 Masterworks Hour with Gene Schiller. SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overt.; Philadelphia Orch.; Riccardo Muti, cond.; SHOSTAKOVICH Violin Conc. #1 in a; Maxim Vengerov, violin; London Phil. Orch.; Mstislav Rostropovich, cond.
6:06 Evening Concert with Craig De Silva. DE BOECK Fantasy on Two Flemish Folk Tunes; Brussels Radio & TV Sym. Orch.; Alexander Rahbari, cond.; ARENSKY Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky; St. Petersburg Camerata; Saulius Sondeckis, cond.; CHAUSSON Conc. in D for Violin, Piano & String Quartet; Joshua Bell, violin; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Takacs Quartet
8:00 Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel  Music by Erno Dohnanyi - Program 1  American Rhapsody; Matthias Bamert, cond; BBC Philharmonic Chandos CHAN 9467; String Quartet No.2 in D-Flat Flonzaley Quartet Pristine PACM 068; Variations om a Nursery Tune, Erno Dohnanyi, piano; Adrian Boult, cond Royal Philharmonic EMI CDM 763183 2; Symphony No.2, Mattias Bamert, cond; BBC Philharmonic Chandos CHAN 9455.
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