KWAX PROGRAM GUIDE
MAY, 2013 (June Listings Follow Below)
***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.
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.
5—Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra: Ravel, La Valse; Golijov, Violin Concerto (Leonidas Kavakos); Shostakovich, Symphony #5.
12—Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra: Beethoven, Symphony #2; Symphony #9 (soloists, and Westminster College Choir).
19—Orpheus Chamber Orchestra: Bernstein, Trouble in Tahiti: Suite; Chris Thile, Mandolin Concerto (Ad Astra per Alas Porci) (Chris Thile); Welch/Rawlings, My Dear Someone (Thile); Bach, Gigue from Violin Partita in d (Thile); Needham, When We Forget; Copland, Appalachian Spring Suite.
26—Rossen Milanov conducts the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: Scarlatti/Shostakovich, Pastorale and Capriccio for Winds, Brass and Timpani; Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in c, Op. 110a; Prokofiev, Overture on Hebrew Themes; Korngold, Violin Concerto (Steven Copes).
2 pm--MY WORD. A literary panel game from the BBC (repeat of Saturday morning broadcast).
2:30 pm--MY MUSIC. A musical quiz from the BBC (repeat of Saturday morning broadcast).
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, Renaissance and Early Baroque Music.
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 SANTA FE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL. A new season.
5—Beethoven, String Trio in c, Op. 9/3; Kreisler, String Quartet in a.
12—Haydn, String Quartet in D, Op. 20/4; Schoenberg, Chamber Symphony #2, Op. 38.
19—Magnus Lindberg, Acequia Madre; Schubert, “Trout” Quintet in A.
26—Bach, Keyboard Concerto in g, BWV 1058; Bartok, Violin Sonata #1 (1921).
10 pm to 6 am--BEETHOVEN SATELLITE NETWORK. Music through the night with Peter Van De Graaff.
6 am PERFORMANCE TODAY, with host Fred Child. Monday to Saturday.
8 am MONDAY-FRIDAY: EXPLORING MUSIC with Bill McGlaughlin. Repeated at 7 pm.
5 pm—SOUNDS CHORAL, hosted by Marjorie Herman.
6 pm—ON THE WIND. Chamber music for wind instruments.
8 pm-LIVE! AT THE CONCERTGEBOUW.
6—125th Anniversary Concert. Mariss Jansons conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Wagner, Die Meistersinger Overture; Mahler, Orchestral Songs (Thomas Hampson); Prokofiev, Piano Concerto #3 (excerpt, with Lang Lang); Saint-Saens, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (Janine Jansen); Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier Suite.
13—A Tribute to Sir Colin Davis by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique: Un bal; Haydn, Symphony #104 (London); Dvorak, Cello Concerto in b (Heinrich Schiff);Sibelius, Symphony #6; Stravinsky, The Firebird: Lullaby and Finale.
20—Riccardo Chailly conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in an all-Stravinsky program.
27—Riccardo Chailly conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Henze, Elogium Musicum; Mendelssohn, Symphony #2 (Genia Kuhmeyer; Bernarda Fink; Michael Schade; Netherlands Radio Choir).
5pm—THE PIANO MATTERS, hosted by David Dubal.
6pm—THE SPANISH HOUR, hosted by Candice Agree.
8pm-COLLECTOR'S CORNER, with Henry Fogel.
7—The Music of Gabriel Pierne: Ramuntcho: Suite #1; Piano Concerto; Buttercup: Ballet Suite; Konzertstuck for Harp and Orchestra; L’An Mil.
14—The Music of Gabriel Pierne: Ramuntcho: Suite #2; Divertissement; March of the Little Tin Soldiers; Fantaisie-Ballet; Paysages; Serenade; Cydalise et le Chevre-pied: Suite #1; Les Cathedrales: Prelude.
21—A Rare Recording of a Rare Russian Opera. Dargomyshsky, Rusalka.
28—The Songs of Dmitri Shostakovich.
7 PM MAY 29TH—THE RITE OF SPRING: THE 100 YEAR SHOCK-WAVE. Marking the ballet’s 100th anniversary, this documentary (which features Dame Marie Rambert and Igor Stravinsky, among others) traces the influence of this work from its initial performance on May 29th, 1913 up to the present. Jon Tolansky hosts.
5 pm—CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE, hosted by Tony Morris.
6 pm—COMPACT DISCOVERIES, hosted by Fred Flaxman.
8 pm—NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK, hosted by Alec Baldwin.
1—Alan Gilbert conducts: Rouse, Prospero’s Rooms; Bernstein, Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium)(Joshua Bell); Ives, Symphony #4.
8—Alan Gilbert conducts: Mozart, Piano Concerto #25 in C (Emmanuel Ax); Bruckner, Symphony #3.
15—Masaaki Suzuki conducts, with soloists Joelle Harvey, Iestyn Davies, Nicholas Phan, Tyler Duncan, the chorus of the Bach Collegium Japan and Yale Schola Cantorum: Bach, Singet dem Herrn; Mendelssohn, Christus; Magnificat in D; Bach, Magnificat.
22—Alan Gilbert conducts soloists Dorothea Roschmann, Anne-Sofie von Otter, Steve Davislim, Eric Owens, The New York Choral Artists: Bach, Mass in B Minor.
29—Bernard Labadie conducts an all-Bach program: Orchestral Suite #4; Violin Concerto in E (Isabel Faust); Sinfonia from Cantata #42; Violin Concerto in a (Faust); Orchestral Suite #3.
5 pm—PLAYED IN OREGON, hosted by Christa Wessel.
6 pm--HARMONIA. A one-hour program devoted to early music.
8 pm—THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA. A new season.
2—James Feddeck conducts: Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Suite; Mozart, Bassoon Concerto, K. 191 (John Clouser); Berlioz, Romeo and Juliet: Love Scene; Ravel, Daphnis and Chloe: Suite #2.
9—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Beethoven, Symphony #4 in B-flat, Op. 60; Grosse Fuge in B-flat, Op. 133; Pintscher, Chute d’Etoiles (Michael Sachs and Jack Sutte, trumpets); Scriabin, The Poem of Ecstasy (Symphony #4).
16—Pinchas Steinberg conducts: Rimsky-Korsakov, Le Coq d’Or: Suite; Tchaikovsky, Francesca da Rimini; Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky (Sasha Cooke and the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus).
23—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Mahler, Symphony #3 (Bernarda Fink; U of Miami Frost Symphonic Women’s Chorus and Miami Children’s Choir). 30—Jaap van Zweden conducts: Chopin, Piano Concerto #2 in f, Op. 21 (Louis Lortie); Rachmaninoff, Symphony #2 in e, Op. 27.
5 pm—PICTURE PERFECT. Film Music with Ross Amico.
6 pm--MILLENIUM OF MUSIC. A program of early music hosted by Robert Aubry Davis.
8 pm—SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY. A new season.
3—Semyon Bychkov conducts: Strauss, Don Juan; Burleske for Piano and Orchestra (Kirill Gerstein); Schumann, Symphony #2. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Shostakovich, Symphony #9.
10—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Schubert, Overture to Alfonso and Estrella; Schubert, Piano Quintet in A (Trout)(soloists from the orchestra with pianist Juho Pohjonen); Schubert/Mahler, Quartet in d (Death and the Maiden); Symphony #8 (Unfinished).
17—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Schutz, Ich bin ein rechter Weinstock (SFS Chorus); Brahms, A German Requiem (Jane Archibald and Kyle Ketelsen with SFS Chorus); Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms (with SFS Chorus).
24—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Wagner, Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III; Brahms, Violin Concerto (Gil Shaham); Brahms/Schoenberg, Piano Quartet #1 in g, Op. 25; Brahms, Variations on a Theme of Haydn.
31—Esa Pekka-Salonen conducts: Sibelius, Pohjola’s Daughter; Salonen, Violin Concerto (Leila Josefowicz); Wagner, Gotterdammerung excerpts (Christine Brewer, soprano). Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Schoenberg, Five Pieces for Orchestra.
9:00am-MY WORD. (repeated Sunday at 2pm).
9:30 am--MY MUSIC. (repeated Sunday at 2:30pm).
10:00am METROPOLITAN OPERA.
4—Poulenc, Dialogues des Carmelites.
**** 11—Wagner, Gotterdammerung. Starts at 9am. (Season finale).
18—LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO. Season debut.
Verdi, Simon Boccanegra.
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.
8pm--CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
4—Christian Macelaru conducts: Debussy, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Bartok, Piano Concerto #2 (Yefim Bronfman); Divertimento for String Orchestra; Stravinsky, The Song of the Nightingale. Ton Koopman conducts: Haydn, Symphony #6 in D (Le Matin).
11—Riccardo Muti conducts: Honegger, Pacific 231; Mason Bates, Alternative Energy; Franck, Symphony in d; Mozart, Symphony #35, K. 385 (Haffner); Divertimento, K. 138.
18—Manfred Honeck conducts: J. Strauss, Overture to Die Fledermaus; Beethoven, Piano Concerto #1 (Till Fellner); Dvorak, Symphony #8; Haydn, Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat (soloists from the orchestra); Beethoven, Overture to Fidelio.
25—Ascher Fischer conducts: Wagner, Siegfried Idyll; Schoenberg, Violin Concerto (Michael Barenboim); Mahler, Adagio from Symphony #10; Wagner, Prelude to Parsifal; Bach/Koopman, Concerto in C from BWV 1064 (soloists from the orchestra).