Saturday, September 21 at 12 noon. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra Pinchas Steinberg leads the orchestra in the Le Coq d’Or Suite by Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky's Francesco di Rimini with Sasha Cooke as mezzo-soprano. The concert concludes with Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky.
On this week's broadcast by the San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in Mozart's Symphony No. 35 in D Major "Haffner"; Ades' Polaris Voyage for Orchestra; Stravinsky's Petrouchka plus an Encore of Stravinsky's Scherzo a la Russe; and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44.
Airs Saturday, August 24 at 12 noon. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda is joined on stage by Massimo La Rosa on trombone for a performance of Nino Rota's Trombone Concerto. Also on the program Rachmaninoff's The Isle of the Dead and the Symphony No. 6 by Prokofiev as well as an archival performance of Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.
Air Tuesday, August 13 at 11 a.m. The concert, which took place on May 2, 2013, marked the opening of one of the largest and most acclaimed performing arts centers in the world. The program features Valery Gergiev conducting the Mariinsky Orchestra and a host of renowned vocalists and instrumentalists including Anna Netrebco, Plácido Domingo, René Pape, Denis Matsuev, Leonidas Kavakos, the Mariinsky Children’s Chorus and many others and also features exclusive interviews gathered by producers with Gergiev and other key figures behind the creation of this celebrated new theater.
Airs Monday, July 1 at 11 a.m. Leonard Slatkin takes the podium this week for Prokofiev’s Suite from Cinderella and Steven Stucky’s Son et lumiere. Pianist Stephen Hough joines maestro Slatkin on stage for Camille Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto No. 5, the “Egyptian.”