Airs Monday, November 17 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast it’s a program from the archive with soprano Jessye Norman singing the 4 Last Songs by Richard Strauss. Charles Dutoit conducts the orchestra in Schubert’s Symphony No. 3 and Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances. Jim Cunningham will host this concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Airs Monday, July 28 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony pianist Shai Wosner will join maestro Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos for a performance of Mozart's wonderful Piano Concerto No. 15 and then Mr. Wosner will give us a delightful rendition of Franz Schubert’s Hungarian Melody. The concert will open with Mozart’s Serenade No. 6 in D Major, The "Serenata notturna," and we'll also hear Bela Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and from the archives we'll remember Fritz Reiner leading the orchestra in Bela Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, (Movement 4).
Airs Monday, June 23 at 11 a.m. This week on the next broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony, Mariss Jansons will lead the orchestra in works by Schubert and Brahms. The concert opens with Schubert’s Overture in C Major “In the Italian Style,” and then we'll hear the Symphony No. 3 by Brahms and we close by returning to Schubert for his Symphony No. 9. We'll also hear some archival recordings featuring violinist Sidney Harth joined by pianist Harry Franklin for Richard Strauss’ Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 18 for Violin and Piano.
Airs Saturday, September 14 at 2 p.m. On this week's concert from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival we'll hear the World Premiere of Lindberg's Acequia Madre featuring Chen Halevi as clarinetist and Magnus Lindberg on piano. Then pianist Jon Kimura Parker is joined by violinist William Precil with violist Aloysia Friesmann, cellist Gary Hoffman and Marji Danilow on bass for a performance of the "Trout" Quintet by Schubert.
Airs Saturday, August 3 at 2 p.m. This week we join the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival again for a season of great concert and to open he season we have cellist Lynn Harrell in the Concerto for Cello, Strings and Continuo in E Minor by Vivaldi and Schubert's Piano Trio in B-Flat Major.