Frank Peter Zimmermann

Airs Monday, Auguest 8, at 1 p.m. On this week's concert from the Cleveland Orchestra, music director Franz Welser-Möst returns to lead the orchestra in Violin Concerto No. 2 by Bela Bartók with violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann. The concert opens with the Symphonic Poem No. 4 called “Orpheus” by Franz Liszt and closes with Bartók's Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta.

Airs Monday, January 28 at 11:00 a.m. Red River Radio is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for you to share world-class performances from this year's Lucerne Festival.  The award-winning production team from WQXR in New York was on the ground in Switzerland in to produce these four concert broadcasts. On this program we'll hear the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra with Daniele Gatti conducting and violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann in Richard Wagner's Prelude to Act 3 and Good Friday Spell from Parsifal,  Alban Berg's Violin Concerto (To the Memory of an Angel), Richard Strauss' Suite from the Opera Der Rosenkavalier, and Maurice Ravel's La Valse.