KWAX PROGRAM GUIDE
 
JANUARY, 2015 (February 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.
      4—Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic: Mozart, Piano Concerto #20 (Jeremy Denk); Beethoven, Symphony #3 (Eroica).
     11—Orpheus Chamber Orchestra: Franz Schreker, Scherzo for Strings; Beethoven, Romance for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 50 (Viviane Hagner); Vieuxtemps, Violin Concerto #5 (Hagner); Mozart, Symphony #40 in g.
     18—Orpheus Chamber Orchestra: Wagner, Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin; Elgar, Cello Concerto in e (Alisa Weilerstein); Dvorak, Symphony #8.
     25—Mariss Jansons conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra: Dvorak, Symphony #9 (From the New World); Shostakovich, Symphony #5; Haydn, Serenade.    
 
      
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.
     4—Baroque Collection: works by Biber, Telemann, Muffat, Handel and Vivaldi.
     11—Brahms, Piano Quartet #2, in A, Op. 26.
     18—Osvaldo Golijov: Yiddishbuk; The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for Clarinet and String Quartet.
     25—Russian II: Prokofiev, Violin Sonata in D, Op. 94a; Rachmaninoff, Suite #2 for Two Pianos, Op. 17.
      
9 pm  CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO.  A new 13-week season.
     4—Cliff Colnot conducts: Respighi, Fountains of Rome; Beethoven, Symphony #7.
     11—Harry Bicket conducts: Handel, Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture; Bach, Concerto for Violin and Oboe (Sang Kyun Kim and Xiomara Mass); Haydn, Symphony #104.
     18—Carlos Miguel Prieto conducts: Strauss, Ein Heldenleben.
     25—Cliff Colnot conduts: Liadov, The Enchanted Lake; Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade.
 
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.
     5—Christoph von Dohnanyi conducts: Lutoslawski, Musique funebre; Beethoven, Piano Concerto #3 (Paul Lewis); Tchaikovsky, Symphony #6 (Pathetique). Tugan Sokhiev conducts: Borodin, In the Steppes of Central Asia.
     12—Riccardo Muti conducts: Prokofiev, The Meeting of the Volga and the Don; Shostakovich, Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Ildar Abdrazakov, bass); Beethoven, Symphony #5.  Also, Three Scenes from Romeo and Juliet (CSO Brass).
     19—Riccardo Muti  conducts: Berlioz, Waverly Overture; Debussy, La Mer; Tchaikovsky, Symphony #4; Mendelssohn, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage; Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole.
     26—Riccardo Muti conducts: Anna Clyne, Night Ferry; Mason Bates, Alternative Energy; Prokofiev, Suite from Romeo and Juliet; Honegger, Pacific 231.  
 
 
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.
     6—Kodaly conducts Kodaly: Peacock Variations; Summer Evening; Budavari Te Deum; Concerto for Orchestra; Psalmus Hungaricus.
     13—A Vanished Bel Canto Style of Singing with singers from a bygone era.
     20—The Art of Pianist Frederic Lamond, one of the last pupils of Liszt.
     27—Furtwangler conducts the Vienna Philharmonic, Live. Program 1: Bruckner, Symphony #8; Beethoven, Leonore Overture #3; Mozart, Symphony #40 in g.      
 
 
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.
     7—Alan Gilbert conducts: Mozart, Piano Concerto #22 (Emanuel Ax); Mass in c (Great), with Jennifer Zetlan, Jennifer Johnson, Paul Appleby, Joshua Hopkins, New York Choral Artists.
     14—Kurt Masur conducts: Dvorak, Cello Concerto (Yo-Yo Ma); Beethoven, Symphony #9, with Sylvia McNair, Florence Quivar, Stuart Neil, Rene Pape, New York Choral Artists.
     21—Jeffrey Kahane conducts: Bach, Concerto for Violin and Oboe (Sheryl Staples and Liang Wang); Mozart, Symphony #33; Beethoven, Piano Concerto #1 (Kahane).
     28—Alan Gilbert conducts: Bartok, Piano Concerto #3 (Yefim Bronfman); Bruckner, Symphony #8.
 
                                              
THURSDAY
 
8 am—NEW YEAR’S DAY FROM VIENNA. The traditional concert with the Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Zubin Mehta.
 
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.     A new season. 
     1—Strauss Anniversary Gala in Dresden.   Conductor Christian Tielemann, singers Christine Goerke, Camilla Nylund, Anja Harteros and Renee Fleming, with the Dresden and Munich Philharmonic Orchestras present music from Strauss operas.
     8—Dresden Music Festival: Daniel Barenboim conducts: Wagner, Die Meistersinger Overture; Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, R. Strauss, Ein Heldenleben. Andris Nelsons and Christian Tielemann conduct music by Strauss. 
     15—Andris Nelsons conducts the Cologne Philharmonic: Strauss, Violin Concerto (Baiba Skride); Also sprach Zarathustra; Sinfonia Domestica.
     22—Jorg Widmann conducts the Irish Chamber Orchestra: Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture; Widmann, 180 Beats Per Minute for strings sextet; Beethoven, Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, Cello (Igor Levit, Nin Feng, Alexey Stadler); Mendelssohn, Symphony #4 (Scottish).
     29— Pianist Daniil Trifonov at the Schwetzingen Festival: Debussy, Reflets dans l’eau; Chopin, 24 Preludes, Op. 28; Schumann, Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13; Rachmaninoff, Gavotte; Trifonov, Rakhmaniana; Scriabin, Sonata #2, Op. 19 (Sonata-Fantasy).
      
 
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. 
     2—Mariss Jansons conducts: Schumann, Piano Concerto in a (Leif Ove Andsnes); Hersch, Ashes of Memory: II; Sibelius, Symphony #2; Valse triste.
     9—Gianandrea Noseda conducts: Casella, Symphonic Fragments from La donna serpente; Prokofiev, Piano Concerto #5 (Jean-Efflam Bavouzet); Schumann, Symphony #2.
     16—Gianandrea Noseda conducts: Lalo, Symphonie espagnole (Joshua Bell); Liszt, A Faust Symphony.
     23—Leonard Slatkin conducts: Dukas, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Camilo, Piano Concerto #3 (Tenerife)(Michel Camilo); Ravel, Alborada del gracioso; Pavane pour une infante defunte; Menuet antique; Bolero.
     30—Donald Runnicles conducts: Galbraith, Euphonic Blues; Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto #1 (Stephen Hough); Wagner, Orchestral Highlights from The Ring.                                                 
 
    
SATURDAY
 
10:00am—THE METROPOLITAN OPERA. 
     3—Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel.
     10—Verdi, Aida.
     17—Lehar, The Merry Widow.
     24—Puccini, La Boheme.
 
 
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
 
FEBRUARY, 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—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—Furtwangler’s Vienna Philharmonic Live Performances,  Program 2. Music by Schubert, Beethoven, Mozart, Gluck.
     10—Furtwangler’s Vienna Philharmonic Live Performances, program 3. Furtwangler, Symphony #2; Brahms, Double Concerto.
     17—Franz von Suppe: Requiem in d; plus some of Suppe’s Overtures.
     24—The Art of Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki.  Works by Chopin and Mozart.
 
 
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.