Weeknights 7PM – Midnight
Week or 8/19
Monday, 11:00: The latest recording by the new chief conductor of the London’s Philharmonia Orchestra: Santtu-Matias Rouvali’s blazing version of the Sibelius First Symphony.
Tuesday, 9:00-12:00: A visit from one of the best and busiest young American conductors, James Gaffigan. Featured will be his Gramophone Award-winning recording of the Korngold Violin Concerto with Vilde Frang, and the new recording (with his Lucerne Symphony) of the Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven.
Wednesday, 9:00: Fritz Reiner’s classic second recording with the Chicago Symphony of Also sprach Zarathustra by his friend, Richard Strauss.
Thursday, 8:00: An hour of English music, including Leonard Bernstein’s glorious/notorious recording of Elgar’s Enigma Variations.
Friday, 9:00: An hour of Norwegian music, including the Symphony No. 1 by the 100-year-old Leif Solberg.
Week or 8/12
Monday, 9:00: New recordings of Elgar’s Enigma Variations with Andrew Litton and the Bergan Philharmonic and the Piano Trio No. 1 by Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry from the Leonore Piano Trio.
Tuesday, 9:00: A live recording from the 1980s of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony with the Leningrad Philharmonic conducted by Evgeny Mravinsky.
Wednesday, 9:00–12:00: “One of the world’s great singing-actors, the English baritone Sir Thomas Allen (knighted by Queen Elizabeth for his services to music), stops in for an evening featuring a few of his many award-winning recordings and to discuss his extraordinary career.”
Thursday, 9:00: Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony with the Heidelburg Symphony conducted by the brilliant, tragic Thomas Fey.
Friday, 9:00: The most uncharacteristically exuberant of all Johannes Brahms’s works–the Triumphlied–together with the Violin Sonata No. 1 by his favorite pupil, Robert Kahn.