Airs Saturday, September 8 at 12:00 noon. Red River Radio is pleased to bring back the Cleveland Orchestra for another superb season of broadcast concerts from the orchestra's home at Severance Hall in Cleveland and from concerts performed around the country and the world. On this week's concert Maestra Franz Welser-Möst is joined by pianist Yefim Bronfman for the Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat major,, Opus 83 of Brahms. The concert opens with Sheppard's Wanderlust and also features the Shostakovich Symphony No. 6 in b, Op. 54.
Airs Thursday, September 6 at 11:00 a.m. Cleveland, Berlin and Budapest. The "Cleveland Orchestra" plays Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6, the "Berlin Philharmonic" plays Mahler Symphony No. 2 (first movement), and the "Budapest Festival Orchestra" plays Schubert Symphony No. 9.
Airs Monday, September 3 at 1:00 p.m. Great Mack Wilberg arrangements, including Saints Bound for Heaven, How Bright is the Day, Down to the River to Pray, Deep River, As the Dew From the Heaven Distiling, His Voice As the Sound, Bound for the Promised Land, Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing, and Woody Guthrie’s This Land is Your Land.
Airs Saturday, September 1 at 3:00 p.m. Join us for Part seven of an exploration of the piano music of Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky with commentary by Valery Gergiev, Alexander Toradze, Gianandrea Noseda and Joseph Horowitz. This week we continue our exploration of the piano works of Stravinsky, with Mozart's Fugue in C Minor, K. 546 featuring Igor and Soulima Stravinsky as the pianists. Next we'll hear Stravinsky's Piano Sonata with George Vatchnadze on piano, the Concerto for Piano and Winds featuring the Post Classical Ensemble and Alexander Toradze as the pianist. The hour concludes with the first movement from Stravinsky's Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra featuring Alexander Toradze and Sangwon Kim on piano.
Airs Saturday, September 1 at 2:00 p.m. Join us for a new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, celebrating its 40th season as one of the world’s leading performing arts festivals. Artistic director Marc Neikrug and broadcast host Kerry Frumkin will take you through 13 weeks of world class chamber performances. This week's concert opens with Vivaldi's Violin Concerto for Violin in F Minor, Op. 8, (Winter) from The Four Seasons. Then we'll hear Prokofiev's Overture On Hebrew Themes, Op. 34, and Weinberg's Piano Trio, op. 24.