KWAX PROGRAM GUIDE,

NOVEMBER, 2014 (December 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.
    2—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony: Beethoven, Leonore Overture #3; Steven Mackey, Eating Greens; Mozart, Piano Concerto #25, K. 503 (Jeremy Denk); Copland, Symphonic Ode; Hoedown from Rodeo.
    9—Steven Schick conducts the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven, Symphony #1; Kevin Puts, How Wild the Sea (Miro String Quartet); John Luther Adams, Become River; Rossini, Overture to the Barber of Seville.
    16—Jeffrey Kahane conducts the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Bach, Concerto #2 for 2 Keyboards, BWV 1061 (Jeremy Denk, Jeffrey Kahane); Ligeti, Piano Concerto (Denk); Mozart, Concerto in E-flat for 2 Pianos, K. 365 (Denk and Kahane).
    23—Andres Orozco-Estrada conducts the Houston Symphony: Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto #2 (Andre Watts); Strauss, Ein Heldenleben.
    30—Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic: Schumann, Symphony #1; Brahms, Symphony #1.    
    

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—CENTER STAGE AT WOLF TRAP.  Performances introduced by Bill McGlaughlin and Rich Kleinfeldt who take us “off the beaten path” in each program.
    2—Music for saxophone quartet and brass ensemble by Singelee, Absil, Weprik, Pat Metheny and others.
    9—Music by Shostakovich and George Fenton.
    16—Music by Rachmaninoff, David del Tredici, and Prokofiev.
    23—Music by Handel, Michael Daugherty, Charles Wuorinen, Peter Winkler, and Prokofiev.
    30—Music by Bach, Schubert, Stephen Paulus, and Mozart.   
    

9 pm—CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER.
    2—1920s France: music by Jongen, Ravel and Roussel.
    9—Mozart & Family, including songs and the Viola Quintet, K. 516.
    16—Russian Music: works by Rachmaninoff, Mussorgsky, and Tchaikovsky.
    23—American Diversity: Music by Davidovsky and Smith.
    30—Bach: including 15 Sinfonias, BWV 787-801 and the Concerto for Oboe and Violin.     
 
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.
    3—Jaap van Zweden conducts: Prokofiev, Symphony-Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (Alisa Weilerstein); Britten, Suite on English Folk Tunes: A Time There Was; Shostakovich, Symphony #9; Britten, Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from Peter Grimes.
    10—Riccardo Muti conducts: J. Strauss, Jr., Overture to Indigo and the 40 Thieves; Verdi, Ballet Music from Macbeth; Brahms, Symphony #2; Franck, Symphony in d.
    17—Bernard Haitink conducts: Mozart, Piano Conceerto #27 (Emanuel Ax); Bruckner, Symphony #4 (Romantic); Delius, The Walk to the Paradise Garden from A Village Romeo and Juliet.
    24—Mitsuko Uchida conducts from the piano: Mozart, Adagio in b, K. 540 for solo piano (Uchida); Piano Concerto #19 (Uchida); Schubert, Piano Quintet in A (Trout) (Uchida and members of the orchestra); Mozart, Eine kleine Nachtmusik.  
 

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.
    4—THE Callas Norma.  
    11—Vladimir Sofronitzky 1954 Recital in Moscow.
    18—Music of Croation composer Dora Pejacevic, Part 1: Symphony in f-sharp; Liebeslied; Cello Sonata.
    25—Music of Dora Pejacevic, Part 2: miscellaneous chamber works for piano, and other pieces.     


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.
    5—Alan Gilbert conducts:  Unsuk Chin, Clarinet Concerto (Kari Kriikku); Mahler, Symphony #1.
    12—Leonard Bernstein conducts: Khovanshchina: Prelude; Borodin, In the Steppes of Central Asia;  Shostakovich, Symphony #7 (Leningrad). Kurt Masur conducts: Kancheli, And Farewell Goes Out Sighing (Derek Lee Ragin, counter-tenor).     
     19—Alan Gilbert conducts: Rouse, Thunderstruck; Haydn, Symphony #103 (Drumroll); Brahms, Violin Concerto (Lisa Batiashvili).
    26—Leonard Slatkin conducts: Copland, El Salon Mexico; Ravel (orch. Constant), Gaspard de la Nuit; Rouse, Flute Concerto (Robert Langevin); Ravel, Bolero.     

                                   
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—CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA.  
    6—Bramwell Tovey conducts: Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night’s Dream Suite; Bruch, Violin Concerto #1 (Baba Skride); Strauss, Don Juan; Enesco, Romanian Rhapsody #1.
    13—Jahja Ling conducts: Rachmaninoff, Symphonic Dances; Prokofiev, Piano Concerto #3 (Yuja Wang); Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio espagnole.
    20—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Wagner, Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde; Wotan’s Farewell and Magic Fire Music from Die Walkure; excerpts from Gotterdammerung.
    27—James Feddeck conducts: John Williams, Liberty Fanfare and Lincoln Suite; Navarro, Clarinet Concerto #2 (Franklin Cohen); Gershwin, Selections from Porgy and Bess (Laquita Mitchel, Richard Dixon, Eric Greene and Blossom Festival 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.  A new broadcast season.
    7—Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos conducts: Balada, Symphony #6; Prokofiev, Violin Concerto #1 (Arabella Steinbacher); Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade.
    14—Charles Dutoit conducts: Schubert, Symphony #3; Strauss, Four Last Songs (Jessye Norman); Rachmaninoff, Symphonic Dances.
    21—Manfred Honeck conducts: Bruckner, Symphony #4 (Romantic); The Tallis Scholars perform works by Victoria, Bruckner, and Allegri.
    28—Manfred Honeck conducts: Beethoven, Piano Concerto #4 (Till Fellner); Strauss, Waltzes and Polkas.

   
SATURDAY

10:00am—OPERA IN AMERICA.
    1—Michigan Opera Theater.  David DiChiera, Cyrano.
      8—Caramoor Opera. Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia.
    15—Glimmerglass Festival. Tobias Picker, An American Tragedy.  
    22—Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Verdi, Macbeth.
    29—Rossini Opera Festival.  Rossini, Armida.
    


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

DECEMBER, 2014



***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.
    7— Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic: Schumann, Symphony #2; Brahms, Symphony #2.
    14—Jeffrey Kahane conducts the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven, Twelve Contredanses, WoO14;  Mozart, Violin Concerto #5 in A (Turkish) (Benjamin Beilman); Lutoslawski, Chain 2; Kodaly, Dances of Galanta.
    21—Richard Tognetti conducts the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of London: Bach, Christmas Oratorio.
    28—Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic: Beethoven, Piano Concerto #5 (Emperor) (Leif Ove Andsnes); Adams, Harmonium; Beethoven, Choral Fantasy (Andsnes, Los Angeles Master Chorale).

    
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—CENTER STAGE AT WOLF TRAP.  Performances introduced by Bill McGlaughlin and Rich Kleinfeldt who take us “off the beaten path” in each program.
    7—Works by Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Thomas Albert, and Grieg.
    14—Works by Schubert and Beethoven.
    21—Works by Schubert and Mozart.
    28—Works by Henriette Renie and Beethoven.  Season finale.

9 pm—CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER.
    7—Works by Rossini, Webern, Poulenc, and Hindemith for strings and winds.
    14—All Mozart.  A Sonata for piano four-hands and the D Major Divertimento, K. 251.
    21—French Masters: music by Debussy, Poulenc, and Ravel.
    28—Music by Dvorak and Bartok.
    
 
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.
    1—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Stravinsky, Elegy for JFK; Mahler, Symphony #9; Blumine; Gabrieli, Canzone.
    8—Bernard Labadie and Osmo Vanska conduct: Rigel, Symphony in c; Haydn, Piano Concerto in D (Marc-Andre Hamelin); Kraus, Symphony in e; Beethoven, Symphony #1; Brahms, Symphony #1.
    15—Charles Dutoit, John Williams and Bernard Haitink conduct: Dukas, La Peri, Fanfare and Poeme danse; Connesson, pour sortir un jour; Saint-Saens, Symphony #3 (Organ) (Paul Jacobs); Williams, Violin Concerto (Gil Shaham); Poulenc, Gloria (CSO Chorus).
    22—Manfred Honeck conducts: Strauss, Overture to Die Fledermaus; Beethoven, Piano Concerto #1 (Till Fellner); Dvorak, Symphony #8; Haydn, Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat (CSO principals); Beethoven, Overture to Fidelio.
    29—Semyon Bychkov and John Williams conduct: Prokofiev, Piano Concerto #2 (Kirill Gerstein); Walton, Symphony #1; Poulenc, Concerto for 2 Pianos (Katia and Marielle Labeque); Williams, Excerpts from Lincoln soundtrack.
 

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.
    2—Joplin, Treemonisha (authentic orchestration).
    9—Frank Shipway conducts: Strauss, Alpine Symphony; Tchaikovsky, Symphony #5.
    16—Grigory Ginzburg plays piano music by Rubinstein, Balakirev, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Myaskovsky, and Medtner.
    23—Richter Plays Liszt.
    30—The Authentic French Vocal Style.


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.
    3—Alan Gilbert conducts: Stravinsky, The Fairy’s Kiss; Petrouchka.
    10—Alan Gilbert conducts: Turnage, Frieze; Beethoven, Symphony #9 (Julianna Di Giacomo, Kelley O’Connor, Russell Thomas, Shenyang).
    17-- Alan Gilbert conducts: R. Strauss, Don Juan; Rouse, Oboe Concerto (Liang Wang); Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra.
    24— Gary Thor Wedow conducts: Handel, Messiah (Layla Claire, Tim Mead, Kenneth Tarver, Alastair Miles, NY Choral Artists).
     31—Winter Holiday Show: music by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, and J. Strauss, Jr.

                                              
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—CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA.  
    4—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Wagner, Tannhauser Overture; Bruckner, Symphony #8.
    11—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Brahms, Song of Destiny (Vienna Friends of Music Chorus); A German Requiem (Chorus, Malin Hartelius, and Simon Keenlyside).
    18—Tito Munoz conducts: J. Strauss, Jr., Overture to Die Fledermaus; Golijov, The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind (Franklin Cohen, clarinet); Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique.
    25—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Janacek, The Cunning Little Vixen (complete opera, with Matina Jankova, Alan Held, Jennifer Johnson, Julie Boulianne, CO Chorus and Children’s 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.  A new broadcast season.
    5—Christoph Konig conducts: Haydn, Symphony #22 (The Philosopher); Danielpour, Darkness in the Ancient Valley (Hila Plitman, soprano); Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra.
    12—Manfred Honeck conducts: Bach/Stokowski, Toccata and Fugue in d; Beethoven, Symphony #4; Brahms, Piano Concerto #1 (Helene Grimaud).
    19—Manfred Honeck conducts: Burke/Jang/Rosenblum/Williams, The Elements; Holst, The Planets (women of Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh).
    26—Betsy Burleigh conducts: Handel, Messiah (Lisa Saffer, Margaret Lattimore, Philippe Castagner, Sanford Sylvan, Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh). 

     
SATURDAY

10:00am—THE METROPOLITAN OPERA.  A new season.
    6—Rossini, Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
     13—Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg.
    20—Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro.
    27—Verdi, La Traviata.

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.