Airs Saturday, October 6 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 Pianists Cecile Licad and Victor Asuncion who join Julie Landsman on horn and cellists Joseph Johnson and Nicholas Canellakis for Schumann’s Andante and variations in b-flat major. Then Pianists Cecile Licad and Victor Asuncion join Jeffrey Milarsky and David Tolen on percussion for Bartók’s Sonata for two pianos and percussion, sz 110.
Airs Saturday, October 6 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 distinguished composers from Venezuela, Mexico, Panama, and Cuba with Theresa Carreno's Vals Gayo featuring Clara Rodriguez, piano. Then we'll hear Manuel Ponce's Concierto del Sur featuring the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas under the direction of Alondra de la Parra. Next, Roque Cordero's Eight Miniatures for Small Orchestra performed by the Chicago Sinfonietta under Paul Freeman, and Jose White's Etude No. 6 with violinist Rachel Barton Pine.
Airs Friday, October 5 at 9:00 p.m. After taking a year off, the Dave Matthews Band returned to the studio with their old friend and producer Steve Lillywhite. The result is the album Away From The World. The title came from a line in one of the songs, and it takes on a larger meaning looking at the album as a whole. Dave has never shied away from talking about society and the need to take action to change things in the world. In this one hour radio special, you'll hear Dave talk about the songs from Away From The World, as well as highlights from the record.
Airs Thursday October 4 at 8:00 p.m. In this episode we listen to a 2010 performance by an American guitarist who has been closely identified to jazz, although he has always taken elements of folk, blues, rock and other styles, and spun them into a wholly original sound. Guitarist Bill Frisell is joined in this closing weekend performance at the Savannah Music Festival by bassist Tony Scherr and drummer Kenny Wollesen.
Airs Thursday, October 4 at 11:00 a.m. An opening night with Orff's Carmina Burana is auspicious; performed by Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, it's breathtaking. Kick off Carnegie Hall's 2012–2013 season with this outstanding group and its illustrious music director as they dive into Carmina Burana's exciting rhythms and powerful melodies.