Leif Ove Andsnes http://redriverradio.org en Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra http://redriverradio.org/post/pittsburgh-symphony-orchestra-7 <p><strong>Airs Monday, April 22 at 11 a.m. </strong>This week&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Manfred&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Honeck&nbsp;leads the orchestra in&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nicolai’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Johann Strauss Jr.’s Artist’s Life Waltz,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pablo de&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sarasate’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Gypsy Airs for Violin and Orchestra,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fritz&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kreisler’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Love’s Joy for Violin and Orchestra,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Josef Strauss’ Cheerful Fortitude Polka; &nbsp;On Holiday Polka; </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Feuerfest</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Polka; and Johann Strauss Jr.’s&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Radetzky</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;March&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">and Light of Heart Polka.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Leif&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ove</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Andsnes will also join maestro&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Honeck&nbsp;for&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1.</span></p><p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 26370 at http://redriverradio.org Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Edinburgh Festival http://redriverradio.org/post/edinburgh-festival <p><strong>Airs Thursday, December 6 at 11:00 a.m. &nbsp;</strong>Born from the trauma of the Second World War, Edinburgh's unique combination of festivals is a triumph of international shared storytelling. Encompassing classical music, theater, literature, popular and folk music, science, visual art and a city-wide sharing of culture, this radio series will give listeners a first-hand experience of being in one of the world's most creative and cosmopolitan cities during a period when over 600,000 visitors experience the "annual cultural equivalent of the Olympics" during which over 4,000 performances take place in hundreds of venues ranging from exquisite concert halls to site-specific fringe spaces. &nbsp;</p><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Among the classical music highlights are: the Trio Zimmerman, His Majesties Sagbutts, Les Vents Francais, Leif Ove Andsnes, Leonidas Kavakos, Nicola Lugansky, the Calder Quartet, Luca Pisaroni, the European Youth Orchestra, the Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Budapest Festival Orchestra and many othes. This radio series will give listeners an unprecedented and intimate tour of what many consider the world's greatest festival city.&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 20506 at http://redriverradio.org Edinburgh Festival Best of Carnegie Hall Live: The Piano, Center Stage http://redriverradio.org/post/best-carnegie-hall-live-piano-center-stage <p><strong>Airs Thursday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m.</strong> This week, pianists Leif Ove Andsnes is featured in Haydn's Sonata No. 43 in C minor; Debussy's Images, Book I; Chopin's Waltz, Op 34, No 1; and the Granados Spanish Dance #5.&nbsp; Then the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Ivan Fischer is joined by pianists Andras Schiff for Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 2. Finally, Andras Schiff plays Schubert's Impromptu and Lang Lang is featured in Chopin's Twelve Etudes, Op. 25. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Fred Child 17168 at http://redriverradio.org Best of Carnegie Hall Live: The Piano, Center Stage Carnegie Hall Live: Leif Ove Andsnes in Concert http://redriverradio.org/post/carnegie-hall-live-leif-ove-andsnes-concert <p><strong>Airs Thursday, February 16 at 11:00 a.m.</strong> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 17:00:00 +0000 6239 at http://redriverradio.org Carnegie Hall Live: Leif Ove Andsnes in Concert