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12:00pm

Sat July 21, 2012
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The Cleveland Orchestra Live

Airs Saturday, July 21 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 Music Director Franz Welser-Möst will take the podium to lead the orchestra in Stravinsky's Concerto in D for Strings and his Ballet music from Agon. The concert will close with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in f, Op. 30.

11:00am

Sat July 21, 2012
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Orion String Quartet

Airs Saturday, July 21 at 2:00 p.m. Join us for a new season of conert programs 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  we open the season with music by Haydn and Beethoven. The Orion String Quartet plays Haydn’s String Quartet in d, Op. 76, No. 2, Quinten, and then the piano trio Opus One featuring Ida Kavafian, violin; Peter Wiley, cello; Anne-Marie McDermott will performs Beethoven's Piano Trio in Eb, Op.70, No. 2.

10:00am

Sat July 21, 2012
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Russian Accents: Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky and the Piano

Airs Saturday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m. Join us for Part one of an exploration of the piano music of Rachmaninoff with commentary by Valery Gergiev, Alexander Toradze, Gianandrea Noseda and Joseph Horowitz. All performances on this program are live except for Rachmaninoff's 1929 performance.  In this hour we'll hear four works by Rachmaninoff:
     Excerpts from Second Piano Concerto (Rachmaninoff, piano - 1929)
     Etude Tableau in E-Flat Minor, Op. 39 (Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano)
     Variations on a Theme by Chopin (Alexander Korsantia, piano)
     Excerpts from Preludes, Op. 32 (Ketevan Badridze, piano)

12:00pm

Fri July 20, 2012
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Spring For Music At Carnegie Hall: The Houston Symphony

Airs Friday, July 20 at 12:00 noon.   Spring for Music showcases some of North America’s most exciting orchestras at Carnegie Hall. In Program 1, the Houston Symphony performs an all-Shostakovich program including a rarity, Anti-Formalist Rayok, a protest piece that was not performed publicly until the Soviet Union was self-destructing. Also on the program is Shostakovich’s iconic Symphony No. 11. Music director Hans Graf conducts, with bass soloist Mikhail Svetlov.

8:00pm

Thu July 19, 2012
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Savannah Music Festival: Cherryholmes

Airs Thursday, July 19 at 8:00 p.m. When the family band Cherryholmes burst onto the scene seemingly out of nowhere during the first few years of the new millennium, they quickly developed a loyal audience, followed by a wealth of honors and awards. On January 12, 2011, after more than a decade together, Cherryholmes surprised the music world by announcing that they had decided to disband the group and would be performing their last show in May of 2011. In this episode, we listen to Cherryholmes' performance at the Savannah Music Festival.

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