Wagner http://redriverradio.org en Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014 http://redriverradio.org/post/pittsburgh-symphony-orchestra-2014-6 <p><strong>Airs Monday, July 21 at 11 a.m</strong>.&nbsp;On this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony music director Manfred Honeck will be joined by soprano Simona Saturova, baritone Gregg Baker, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, and narrator Christopher Hahn for an opera showcase featuring works by Wagner and Verdi including Richard Wagner’s Prelude to Act III from Lohengrin and Wagner’s “Siegfried’s Funeral March” from Gotterdammerung. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 47300 at http://redriverradio.org Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014 The Lyric Opera of Chicago: Wagner's Parsifal (in German) http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-wagners-parsifal-german <div><strong>Airs, Saturday, May 31 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week the Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Wagner's masterpiece </span>Parsifal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> staring Paul Groves as </span>Parsifal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with </span>Daveda<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Karanas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Kundry<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Thomas </span>Hampson<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Amfortas<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Kwangchul<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Youn<span Sat, 31 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 44979 at http://redriverradio.org The Lyric Opera of Chicago: Wagner's Parsifal (in German) Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra http://redriverradio.org/post/pittsburgh-symphony-orchestra-21 <p><strong>Airs Monday, March 24 at 11 a.m. </strong>Join us for a new season of concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra each Monday morning at 11 a.m. The open concert for the season features conductor Manfred Honeck who will be joined by pianist Lang Lang for the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Franz Listz as well as Chopin’s Etude No. 5, Op. 10. The concert will also showcase Giuseppe Verdi’s Overture to “Forza del Destino;” &nbsp;Felix Mendelssohn’s Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream;” &nbsp;Richard Wagner’s Overture to “Tannhauser;” Igor Stravinksy’s Danse Infernale from “The Firebird;” and Lu Wencheng’s “Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake.” Join us for a new season of concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony each Monday morning at 11 a.m. on Red River Radio.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 41671 at http://redriverradio.org Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Symphony Orchestra presents Wagner & Strauss http://redriverradio.org/post/red-river-radio-spotlight-shreveport-symphony-orchestra-presents-wagner-strauss <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Bill Beckett</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> spoke with pianist </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Asiya Korepanova</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Lester Senter Wilson</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the Executive Director of the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Wideman International Piano Competition</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Shreveport Symphony </strong><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Orchestr</strong><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">a</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>’s</strong> concert on Saturday, November 16 at 7:30 pm in Riverview </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The concert features </span>Asiya<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Korepanova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the </span>Burlekse<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> by </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Richard Strauss</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Twyla Robinson</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the Four Last Songs of Richard Strauss as well as his tone poem Don Juan. The concert opens with </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Wagner</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">’s Prelude and </span>Liebestod<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from Tristan und </span>Isolde<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. For more information you can contact online the </span><a href="http://www.shreveportsymphony.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><strong>Shreveport Symphony Orchestr</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a or call </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">318-227-8863</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 36212 at http://redriverradio.org Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Symphony Orchestra presents Wagner & Strauss The San Francisco Symphony http://redriverradio.org/post/san-francisco-symphony-6 <div><strong>Airs Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. </strong>On this week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony, Esa-Pekka Salonen will take the podium and lead the orchestra in music by Sibelius, Salonen, Wagner and Schoenberg. The concert&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">opens with </span>Sibelius<span style="line-height: 1.5;">' </span>Pohjola's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Daughter, Op. 49 and then violinist Leila </span>Josefowcz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>joines<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> the orchestra for the Violin concerto by </span>Salonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Soprano Christine Brewer will then be featured in&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">excerpts from Wagner's opera </span>Gotterdammerung<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the program concludes with the Five Pieces for Orchestra by Arnold </span>Schoenberg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></div><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:00:00 +0000 35638 at http://redriverradio.org The San Francisco Symphony