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.
Airs Thursday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. In this episode, we listen to pianist Bill Charlap and his trio, along with a few guests. The term "Great American Songbook" generally refers to a body of music that includes Broadway theatre, musical theatre, Hollywood musicals, and the so-called Tin Pan Alley period. It include hundreds of songs of enduring popularity written from the Teens through the early 60's in the 20th Century, many of which became, and remain, a vital part of the repertoire of jazz musicians.
Airs Thursday, November 1 at 11:00 a.m. In celebration of Sir Georg Solti's 100th birthday Red River Radio is very pleased to offer a broadcast of The World Orchestra for Peace performed at Chicago's Orchestra Hall and conducted by Valery Gergiev.
The World Orchestra for Peace was founded in 1995 by Sir Georg Solti at the request of Boutros Boutros-Ghali for a concert in Geneva marking the 50th anniversary of the United Nations in 1995. Led by Valery Gergiev, the orchestra is an ensemble of the finest musicians selected from more than 60 orchestras in 35 countries (most are concertmasters or section principals in their own ensembles), including several members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. They all give their services freely - coming together only on special occasions - to reaffirm Sir Georg's belief in 'the unique strength of music as an ambassador for peace.'