Beethoven

Aired Friday, November 20, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman and guest violinist William Hagen about the next concert by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra featuring Mr. Hagen in the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto along with Haydn's Sinfonia concertante for oboe, bassoon, violin and cello with SSO players Matt Albert, violin; Ruth Drummond, cello; Theresa Zale Bridges, oboe; Ann Shoemaker, bassoon. Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 will round out the program.

Airs Monday, November 9, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony pianist Kirill Gerstein joins guest conductor Charles Dutoit for one of Beethoven's musical calling cards, the Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major. we'll also hear maestro Dutoit as he leads the orchestra through Dmitri Shostakovich's deconstruction of the Stalin years in his Symphony No. 10 in E minor. From the archives we'll conclude the program with a performance of The B-Sides, music by Bates.

Airs Thursday, August 6, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live we feature a stellar soloist, conducter, and two stellar works. Pianist Mitsuko Uchida will be featured in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, and then Meastro Mariss Jansons will lead the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in the Symphony No. 5 in D Minor by Shostakovich. 

Airs Monday, July 20, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas will be joined on stage by violinist Alexander Barantschik for the beautiful Romances for Violin and Orchestra by Beethoven. Then composer Mason Bates performs electronica on his work The B-Side. Maestro Tison Thomas will finish the concert with Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and the Adagio from Symphony No. 10 by Mahler. Rik Malone will host this week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony.

Airs Thursday, July 16, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live, pianist Sir András Schiff will take on four great works by four masters of music. He'll perform Haydn's Piano Sonata in C Major; Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major; Mozart's Piano Sonata in C Major; and Schubert's Piano Sonata in C Minor. Join us for Schiif and Great Artists on this week's Carnegie Hall Live.

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