KWAX PROGRAM GUIDE
 
FEBRUARY, 2015 (March listings follow.)
 
 
***All KWAX programs are subject to change or delays, especially during fund-raising activities. Please listen to KWAX for information on our daily schedule. KWAX is located at 75         Centennial Loop, Eugene, OR 97401.  Tel: 345-0800 or 1-800-422-4301.
 
 
SUNDAY
 
8 am--THE ORGAN LOFT.  An hour of music for the "king of instruments" with host Roger Sherman.  (Repeated at 6 pm.)
9 am—SUNDAY BAROQUE. Host Suzanne Bona explores the world of Baroque music.  Also at 6am.
11 am—WITH HEART AND VOICE. A weekly program of choral music. (Repeated at 7pm).
    
Noon—SYMPHONYCAST.  A series of concerts featuring major European and American orchestras.
      1—Jeffrey Kahane conducts the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Hannah Lash, Sound Investment; Chopin, Piano Concerto #2, Op. 21 (Natasha Paremski); Haydn, Symphony #102.
     8—Jeffrey Kahane conducts the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Britten, Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge; Haydn, Cello Concerto in C (Jean-Guihen Queyras); Mozart, Serenata Notturna, K. 239
     15—Andres Orozco-Estrada conducts the Houston Symphony: Beethoven, Symphony #1; Schumann, Cello Concerto (Brinton Averil Smith); Beethoven, Symphony #4.
     22—Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra: Strauss, Metamorphosen; Shostakovich, Cello Concerto #1 (Johannes Moser); Beethoven, Symphony #3.       
 
      
2 pm—STRICTLY VINYL. Bill Zagorski explores recordings from the LP era.                 
3 pm--CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE!  An hour of music for the
classical guitar. Repeated Wednesdays at 5pm.
4 pm—A DISTANT MIRROR. Alan Kelly presents Medieval and Renaissance music.
5 pm—ON THE WIND.  Israel Herman presents music for winds. (Repeat of program heard on Mondays at 6pm).  
6 pm—THE ORGAN LOFT.  (Repeat of program heard at 8am.)
7 pm—WITH HEART AND VOICE. (Repeat of program heard at 11am.)
 
 8 pm—CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER.
     1—Ligeti: pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard and others perform.
     8—Baroque Celebration: works by Gallo, Handel, Bach, and Vivaldi. 
     15—Rachmaninov-Tchaikovsky: Songs by Rachmaninov and the String Quartet #2 of Tchaikovsky.
     22—Beethoven’s Op. 132 String Quartet and Mozart’s D Minor Piano Fantasy.  
 
9 pm  CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO.  A new 13-week season.
      1—Haydn, Cello Concerto in C (Yo-Yo Ma); Symphony #94 (Surprise); Sibelius, Lemminkainen’s Return.
      8—Jaap van Zweden conducts: Prokofiev, Symphony #5; Mahler, Songs of a Wayfarer (soloist TBA).
      15—Sir Andrew Davis conducts: Mozart, Marriage of Figaro, ActII with member of the Ryan Opera Center.
      22—Cliff Colnot conducts: Hindemith, Symphonic             Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber; David Robertson conducts: Mahler, Symphony #10: Adagio; Berlioz, Overture to Beatrice and Benedict. 
 
10 pm to 7 am--BEETHOVEN SATELLITE NETWORK. Music through the night with Peter Van De Graaff. 
7 am PERFORMANCE TODAY, with host Fred Child. Monday to Saturday.
 
 

MONDAY

 
5 pm—SOUNDS CHORAL, hosted by Marjorie Herman.
6 pm—ON THE WIND.  Chamber music for wind instruments.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
 
8 pm-CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
     2—Jaap van Zweden conducts: Shostakovich, Five Fragments; Britten, Sinfonia da Requiem; Prokofiev, Symphony #5.  Pierre Boulez conducts Stravinsky’s Symphony in 3 Movements.
     9—Jaap van Zweden conducts: Britten, Violin Concerto (Simone Lamsma); Shostakovich, Symphony #5. Kirill Petrenko conducts Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto #1 (Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano; Christopher Martin, trumpet).
     16—Jaap van Zweden conducts: Shostakovich, “Leningrad” Symphony (#7). Sakari Oramo conducts Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto #3 (Yuja Wang).
     23—Mitsuko Uchida conducts Mozart from the keyboard: Piano Concerto #17, K. 453; Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Piano Concerto #27, K. 595. Ton Koopman conducts Mozart’s Symphony #20 in D, K. 133.
 
 
TUESDAY
 
5pm—THE PIANO MATTERS, hosted by David Dubal.
6pm—THE SPANISH HOUR, hosted by Candice Agree.
7pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
 
                                                    
  
8pm-COLLECTOR'S CORNER, with Henry Fogel.
     3—Rozhdestvensky conducts: Shostakovich, Symphonies #10 and #9.
     10—An Historic Performance of Puccini’s Turandot (Nilsson, Corelli, Vishnevskaya, Gavazzeni).
     17—Music of Kurt Atterberg, Program 1.
     24 Music of Kurt Atterberg, Program 2.
 
 
WEDNESDAY
 
5pm—CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE, with Tony Morris.
6pm—COMPACT DISCOVERIES, with Fred Flaxman.
7pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
      
8 pm—NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK, hosted by Alec Baldwin.
     4—Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, with soloists Erin Morley, Nicholas Phan, Jacques Imbrallo, the Orfeon Pamplona chorus and Brooklyn Youth Chorus: Falla, Selections from Atlantida; Orff, Carmina Burana.
     11—Alan Gilbert conducts: J.S. Bach, Keyboard Concerto in d (Emmanuel Ax); Schoenberg, Piano Concerto (Ax); Mozart, Symphony #36 (Linz).
     18—Kurt Masur conducts: Brahms, Symphonies #3 and #4.
     25—Alan Gilbert conducts: Brahms, Piano Concerto #3 (Rudolf Buchbinder); Tchaikovsky, Symphony #6 (Pathetique).        
 
                                             
THURSDAY
 
5 pm—PLAYED IN OREGON, hosted by Brandi Parisi.
6 pm--HARMONIA.  A one-hour program devoted to early music.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
 
8 pm—DEUTSCHE WELLE FESTIVAL CONCERTS.       
     5—Bach and Sons at the Schwetzingen Festival. Music performed by the Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
     12—Bach and Sons at the Leipzig Bach Festival.  Tafelmusik, various soloists, and St. Thomas Choir perform. 
     19—Mozart in Wurzburg.  Reinhard Goebel conducts the West German Radio Symphony, Cologne: L. Mozart, Serenade in D; Mozart, Violin Concerto in D, K 271a (Alina Pogostkina); Posthorn Serenade (D Major, K. 320).
     26—Eight Bridges New Music Festival in Cologne: Miscellaneous performers play music by John Adams, Steve Reich, Frank Zappa, Gyorgy Ligeti, and others.
 
FRIDAY
 
5 pm—PICTURE PERFECT.  Film Music with Ross Amico. 
6 pm--MILLENIUM OF MUSIC.  A program of early music hosted by Robert Aubry Davis.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
    
8 pm—PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY. 
     6—Juraj Valcuha conducts: Rouse, Supplica; Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto (Stefan Jackiw); Debussy, La Mer; Ravel, La Valse.
     13—Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos conducts: Albeniz/Burgos, Suite Espanola; Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez (Pepe Romero); Palomo, Nocturnos de Andalucia; de Falla, The Three-Cornered Hat. 
     20—Manfred Honeck conducts an all-Mozart program: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Piano Concerto #20 (Robert Levin); Horn Concerto #1 (William Caballero); Symphony #41 (Jupiter).
     27—Manfred Honeck conducts an all-Mozart program: Mass in C (selections); Laudate Dominum; Alleluja from Exsultate Jubilate; Selections from the Requiem, The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni.   Vocal soloists are soprano Sunhae Im and baritone Lucas Meachem, with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh.
 
    
SATURDAY
 
10:00am—THE METROPOLITAN OPERA. 
     7—Verdi, Macbeth.
     14—Tchaikovsky, Iolanta; Bartok, Bluebeard’s Castle.
     21—Mozart, Don Giovanni.
     28—Mozart, The Magic Flute.
 
2 pm—THE SPANISH HOUR, hosted by Candice Agree.
3 pm--PLAYED IN OREGON. Performances recorded around the state.
4 pm—THE LOST CHORD, hosted by Ross Amico.  Lost or forgotten musical gems.
5 pm—INDIVISIBLE BY 4, hosted by Carl Hemmingsen, featuring chamber music.
6 pm THE PIANO MATTERS, hosted by David Dubal.
7 pm—HALF PAST, hosted by Carl Hemmingsen, features music from the past half-century.       
       
8 pm MAD ABOUT MUSIC. A 52-week series of one-hour programs in which host Gilbert Kaplan interviews famous people about their favorite pieces of music and plays those pieces.
 





KWAX PROGRAM GUIDE
 
MARCH, 2015
 
 
***All KWAX programs are subject to change or delays, especially during fund-raising activities. Please listen to KWAX for information on our daily schedule. KWAX is located at 75         Centennial Loop, Eugene, OR 97401.  Tel: 345-0800 or 1-800-422-4301.
 
 
SUNDAY
 
8 am--THE ORGAN LOFT.  An hour of music for the "king of instruments" with host Roger Sherman.  (Repeated at 6 pm.)
9 am—SUNDAY BAROQUE. Host Suzanne Bona explores the world of Baroque music.  Also at 6am.
11 am—WITH HEART AND VOICE. A weekly program of choral music. (Repeated at 7pm).
    
Noon—SYMPHONYCAST.  A series of concerts featuring major European and American orchestras.
      1—Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic: Mahler, Symphony #9.
     8—Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic: Schumann, Symphony #3, Op. 97; Brahms, Symphony #3, Op. 90.
     15—Martin Frost conducts the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: Grieg, Holberg Suite; Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A (Martin Frost); Beethoven, Symphony #1.
     22—Kenneth Woods conducts the Orchestra of the Swan: Hans Gal, Symphony #2, Op. 53; Schumann, Symphony #4.
     29—Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic: Reger, Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin; Haydn, Cello Concerto in C (Gautier Capucon); Schubert, Symphony #6.  
 
      
2 pm—STRICTLY VINYL. Bill Zagorski explores recordings from the LP era.                 
3 pm--CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE!  An hour of music for the
classical guitar. Repeated Wednesdays at 5pm.
4 pm—A DISTANT MIRROR. Alan Kelly presents Medieval and Renaissance music.
5 pm—ON THE WIND.  Israel Herman presents music for winds. (Repeat of program heard on Mondays at 6pm).  
6 pm—THE ORGAN LOFT.  (Repeat of program heard at 8am.)
7 pm—WITH HEART AND VOICE. (Repeat of program heard at 11am.)
                                                                   
 
 8 pm—CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER.
     1—Violin duets by Berio, songs by Prokofiev, and Mozart’s String Quintet, K. 593.
     8—Works by Debussy, Francaix, Poulenc and Jolivet.
     15—Courageous Women: a string quartet by Ruth Crawford Seeger; and Vignettes: Covered Wagon Women by Alan Louis Smith.
     22—Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words; a Konzertstuck for Clarinet; and the String Quartet #2.
     29—Works by Telemann, Corelli and Vivaldi.
      
 
9 pm  CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO.   
     1—Cliff Colnot conducts: Canteloube, Chants d’Auvergne; Stravinsky, Song of the Nightingale; Berlioz, Le Corsair Overture.
     8—Mei-Ann Chang conducts a program about the evolution of the piano concerto with several speakers and pianist Emanuel Ax.
     15—Xian Zhang conducts: Beethoven, Symphony #2; Bartok, The Miraculous Mandarin Suite; Verdi, Overture to La Forza del Destino.
     22—Cliff Colnot conducts: Wagner, Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde; Ravel, Gaspard de la Nuit; Webern, miscellanous pieces.
     29—Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts: Scriabin, The Poem of Ecstasy; Sibelius, Lemminkainen and the Maidens of the Island; Lemminkainen’s Return; Strauss, Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome.     
 
10 pm to 7 am--BEETHOVEN SATELLITE NETWORK. Music through the night with Peter Van De Graaff. 
7 am PERFORMANCE TODAY, with host Fred Child. Monday to Saturday.
 
 

MONDAY

 
5 pm—SOUNDS CHORAL, hosted by Marjorie Herman.
6 pm—ON THE WIND.  Chamber music for wind instruments.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
 
8 pm-CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
     2—Nicholas Kraemer conducts from the harpsichord: Bach, The Complete Brandenburg Concertos.
     9—Riccardo Muti conducts: Schubert, Symphony #3; Sollima, Antidotum Tarantulae XXI Concerto for Two Cellos (Yo-Yo Ma and Giovanni Sollima); Schubert, Symphony #4; Entr’acte #3 from Rosamunde; Verdi, Ballet Music from Macbeth.
     16—Edo De Waart conducts: Strauss: Serenade in E-flat; Metamorphosen; Oboe Concerto (Eugene Izotov); Four Last Songs (Susanna Phillips). David Robertson conducts: Hindemith, Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber.
     23—Pierre Boulez conducts: Haydn, Symphony #103 (Drumroll); Rands, Cello Concerto (Johannes Moser); Bartok, Piano Concerto #1 (Daniel Barenboim); Janacek, Sinfonietta.
     30—Stephane Deneve conducts: Weber, The Ruler of the Spirits Overture; Shostakovich, Violin Concerto #1, Op. 99 (James Ehnes); Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique. Sir Mark Elder conducts: Berlioz,  Queen Mab Scherzo and Romeo at the Tomb of the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet.
 
 
TUESDAY
 
5pm—THE PIANO MATTERS, hosted by David Dubal.
6pm—THE SPANISH HOUR, hosted by Candice Agree.
7pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.                                                 
  
8pm-COLLECTOR'S CORNER, with Henry Fogel.
     3—An Historic Lohengrin from the Met.
     10—An Historic Walkure from the Met.
     17—Reynaldo Hahn: Violon Concerto; Piano Concerto; Bal de Beatrice; Suite Hongroise; Songs.
     24—Tor Aulin: Violin Concerto #2; Master Olof; A Stormy Day; Three Dances from Gotland; Violin Concerto #3.
     31—Erno Dohnanyi: American Rhapsody; String Quartet #2; Variations on a Nursery Tune; Symphony #2.
 
 
WEDNESDAY
 
5pm—CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE, with Tony Morris.
6pm—COMPACT DISCOVERIES, with Fred Flaxman.
7pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
      
8 pm—NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK, hosted by Alec Baldwin.
     4—A Tribute to Lorin Maazel: music by Berg, Beethoven, Maazel, Respighi, Mahler, and Lutoslawski.
     11—Alan Gilbert conducts: Rouse, Phantasmata; Bloch, Schelomo (Jan Vogler); Brahms, Symphony #1.
     18—Alan Gilbert conducts: Mozart, Piano Concerto #25 in C (Emanuel Ax); Bruckner, Symphony #3.
     25—Alan Gilbert conducts: Verdi, Messa da Requiem (Angela Meade, Lilli Paasikivi, Russell Thomas, Eric Owens, NY Choral Artists)
 
                                             
THURSDAY
 
5 pm—PLAYED IN OREGON, hosted by Brandi Parisi.
6 pm--HARMONIA.  A one-hour program devoted to early music.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
 
8 pm—DEUTSCHE WELLE FESTIVAL CONCERTS.    
     5—Beethoven Festival, Bonn.  Andris Nelsons conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven, Symphonies 1, 2, and 3.
     12—Beethoven Festival, Bonn. Andris Nelsons conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven, Symphonies 4 and 5.
     19—Beethoven Festival, Bonn. Andris Nelsons conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven, Symphonies 6 and 7.
     26—Beethoven Festival, Bonn. Andris Nelsons conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven, Symphony #8; Symphony #9 with Annette Dasch, Lioba Braun, Toby Spence, Vuyani Mlinde, and COB Symphony Chorus.   
 
 
FRIDAY
 
5 pm—PICTURE PERFECT.  Film Music with Ross Amico. 
6 pm--MILLENIUM OF MUSIC.  A program of early music hosted by Robert Aubry Davis.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
    
8 pm—PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY. 
     6—Nicholas McGegan conducts: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (Ye-Eun Choi); Mozart, Chaconne from Idomeneo; Haydn, Symphony #103.
     13—Manfred Honeck conducts: Mahler, Symphony #9.
     20—Michael Stern conducts: Griffes, The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan; Bernstein, Fancy Free Ballet; Copland, Appalachian Spring; Gershwin, An American in Paris.
     27—Manfred Honeck conducts: Strauss, Don Juan; Suite from Der Rosenkavalier; Suite from Elektra.  Season finale.
   
   
SATURDAY
 
10:00am—THE METROPOLITAN OPERA.
     7—Bizet, Carmen.
     14—Rossini, La Donna del Lago.
     21—Massenet, Manon.
     28—Donizetti, Lucia de Lammermoor.   
    
 
2 pm—THE SPANISH HOUR, hosted by Candice Agree.
3 pm--PLAYED IN OREGON. Performances recorded around the state.
4 pm—THE LOST CHORD, hosted by Ross Amico.  Lost or forgotten musical gems.
5 pm—INDIVISIBLE BY 4, hosted by Carl Hemmingsen, featuring chamber music.
6 pm THE PIANO MATTERS, hosted by David Dubal.
7 pm—HALF PAST, hosted by Carl Hemmingsen, features music from the past half-century.       
       
8 pm MAD ABOUT MUSIC. A 52-week series of one-hour programs in which host Gilbert Kaplan interviews famous people about their favorite pieces of music and plays those pieces.