Airs Monday, November at 8:00 p.m. Quaint storefronts along Main streets, covered bridges over clear streams, cows from dairy farms dotting green valleys: across the state, these are the iconic images of Vermont. But beyond its pastoral beauty, this is a place that prides itself on its independent spirit. This is truly a place where individual communities are self determining, where geographic isolation has forced people to get creative, and take their town's destiny into their own hands. In this hour, we'll hear a range of stories of the way Vermont's 'small town state' identity manifests.
Airs Monday, November 5 at 11:00 a.m. This week on Summer Stages the musical road trip continues to Norfolk, Virginia where we'll feature music, theatre, dance and even chocolate are celebrated at the Virginia Arts Festival. We'll enjoy some lower calorie options by Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Brahms. Be listening for pianist Andre Michel Schub and members of the Daedalus Quartet in Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.2 in C Minor; Beethoven's Cello Sonata No.2 in G Minor op.5; the Brahms Piano Trio No.2 Op.87; Grieg's Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor Op.45; and Ysaÿe's Violin Sonata Op.27 No.2.
Airs Saturday, November 3 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. This week we'll hear a concert from Knight Concert Hall, in Miami with Giancarlo Guerrero conducting and Gabriela Montero as the pianist in Grieg's Piano Concerto in a, Op. 16. The Concert opens with Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68 and closes with Respighi's The Pines of Rome.
Airs, Saturday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. The Mozart Festival is recorded in Mozart's hometown of Salzburg, Austria and includes performances by some of the world's leading soloists and orchestras, backstage clips with performers, and location-recorded features touring the Mozarteum Foundation's priceless collections, including Mozart's original manuscripts and personal possessions. On this week's program we'll hear conductor David Afkham along with soprano Mojca Erdmann and the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg in Mozart's Recitative and Aria, “Quando avran fine omai – Padre, germani, addio!” from Idomeneo. Then we'll hear pianist Robert Levinon, violinist Frank Stadler and cellist Peter Sigl in Mozart Trio in B-flat and the program concludes with the menuetto and trio presto from Mozart's Symphony in C, “the Linz."
Airs Saturday, November 3 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 "Dia de los Muertos," a musical exploration of the Day of the Dead! Music by Revueltas, his Noche de Jaranas; Ortiz's Altar de Neon; Revueltas' Colorines; and Aguila's Conga-Line in Hell.