Schumann en San Francisco Symphony <div><strong>Airs Monday, September 23 at 11 a.m</strong> This week on the San Francisco Symphony, Semyon Bychkov takes the podium and&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">is joined in the spotlight by pianist </span>Kirill<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Gerstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for a performance of Strauss'&nbsp;</span>Burleske<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in D minor for Piano &amp; Orchestra. </span>This<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;concert also opens with Strauss'&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">tone poem Don Juan and we'll hear Schumann's Symphony No. 2 in C major. Opus&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">61.</span></div><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:00:00 +0000 33759 at San Francisco Symphony Carnegie Hall Live: Jonathan Biss & Elias String Quartet <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Thursday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"What I feel for Schumann goes beyond love and admiration," says Jonathan </span>Biss<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. "The intensity of his passion for music, and his will to use music as a poetic and personal, yet fully realized and deeply expressive language strike me as the highest aims imaginable for a musician." On this program, part of his season-long focus on Mozart, </span>Janácek<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and Schumann, </span>Biss<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins members of the Elias String Quartet for Schumann's Piano Quartet.</span></p><div>Jonathan Biss, Piano; &nbsp;Elias String Quartet; &nbsp; Sara Bitlloch, Violin; &nbsp; Donald Grant, Violin; &nbsp; Martin Saving, Viola; &nbsp;Marie Bitlloch, Cello</div><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 25968 at Carnegie Hall Live: Jonathan Biss & Elias String Quartet The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra <p><strong>Airs Monday, March 4 at 11 a.m.</strong> Xian Zhang leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the third concert of the season and he is joined by violinist Xiang Yu for Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2. Also on the concert, Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 and Steven Stucky’s Radical Light, plus from the archives we'll hear pianist Lang Lang in Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini." Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 23809 at The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Live from Lucerne <p><strong><font color="#333333" face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif" size="2"><span style="line-height: 18px;">Airs Monday, January 14 at 11:00 a.m. &nbsp;</span></font></strong>Red River Radio is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for you to share world-class performances from this year's Lucerne Festival. &nbsp;The award-winning production team from WQXR in New York was on the ground in Switzerland in to produce these four concert broadcasts. On this program we'll hear the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Choir and the Swedish Radio Choir all under Daniel Harding with soprano Mari Eriksmoen, alto Bernarda Fink, tenor Andrew Staples, and bass Franz-Josef Selig, in Franz Schubert's Gesang der Geister über den Wassern (Song of the Spirits over the Waters), Robert Schumann's Nachtlied (Night Song), and Franz Schubert's Mass in E-flat major.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 22220 at Live from Lucerne