Airs Monday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m. Archie McDonald passed away Aug. 16 from illness and we were deeply saddened by the loss of this long time friend and contributor to Red River Radio, SFA University, the world of History scholarship, and all our communities to which he contributed tirelessly. At SFA University they honored him in many ways including creating an annual speakers series in his name. He was the host for these informative programs. In April of this year he had the privilege to speak with the Honorable James A. Baker, III. We offer a repeat broadcast of this special now to honor his memory, friendship, love of community, and his dedicated support of education and citizenship over the course of his life.
Airs, Monday, September 10 at 11:00 a.m. On this weeks program from the Summer Stages series Keith Lockhart leads the Brevard Sinfonia in Grofe's Grand Canyon Suite, the Variations on America by Ives, and Walker's Lyric for Strings. We'll close with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra under Keith Lockhart in Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra.
Airs Saturday, September 8 at 3:00 p.m. Join us for Part eight 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 conclude our series with Stravinsky's Concerto for Two Solo Pianos with George Vatchnadze and Genadi Zagor, pianos; Stravinsky's Excerpts from Apollo in Stravinsky’s own piano transcription; and A Stravinsky Improvisation featuring pianist Genadi Zagor.
Airs Saturday, September 8 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 Todd Levy, clarinet; Julie Landsman, horn; Ronald Thomas, cello; David Tolen, percussion in Martinu's Quartet. Then the Johannes String Quartet play Dvorak's String Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 97.
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.