Airs Monday, September 24 at 11:00 a.m. This week on Summer Stages, we’ll head down to Savannah for a festival that really “mixes it up!” Pianist Wu Han and members of the Emerson String Quartet are on hand to welcome us to the Savannah Music Festival on Summer Stages from Classical Public Radio. We'll hear Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No.1 in D Minor Op.49 with pianist Wu Han, violinist Philip Setzer and cellist David Finckel. Then David Finckel and Wu Han perform Mendelssohn's Cello Sonata No.2 in D. op.58. Finally the Emerson String Quartet take the stage for Beethoven's String Quartet No.15 Op.132.
Airs Saturday, September 22 at 3:00 p.m. Fiesta! is a new, original production devoted to Latino concert music, and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal to your listeners. The acclaimed composer, musician, performer, and professor Elbio Barilari is the host and creative force behind this series. He invites listeners to enjoy and learn about the lively and compelling sounds of Latin American classical music. On this weeks program we'll hear Paquito D’Rivera's Adagio from Clarinet Concerto, Sombre un tema de Mozart; Ruben Rada's Botija de mi Pais; Federico Garcis Vigil's Variaciones sobre un Tema de Rada; Alfredo Rugeles's Excerpt from Tanguitis; Alfredo Rugeles's Tanguitis; Elbio Barilari's Tango for Beethoven in G Major; Alberto Ginastera's Ollantay, Op. 17; and Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez's Excerpts from Batuque
Airs Saturday, September 22 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 features Martinu's Serenade No. 1 in A Minor, H. 217 with Daniel Hope, Jennifer Gilbert, Harvey de Souza, violins; Carla Maria Rodrigues, viola; Todd Levy, clarinet; Julie Landsman, horn. Then the Johannes String Quartet plays Schubert's String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810, (Death and the Maiden).
Airs Saturday, September 22 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 choral selections by Schubert's including the Hymnus an den Heiligen Geist, D. 948; Nachtgesang im Walde, D. 913 and Gesang der Geister uber den Wassern, D. 714. The Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus will be featured. The guest conductor David Robertson leads the orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 5.
Airs Thursday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m. 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. 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.