KWAX PROGRAM GUIDE
 
JUNE, 2015 (July 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.
 
     7—Thomas Sondergard conducts the Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Stenhammar, Excelsior!, Op. 13; Prokofiev, Violin Concerto #2 (James Ehnes); Tchaikovsky, Symphony #5.
     14—Christian Zacharias conducts the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: Haydn, Symphony #40; Mozart, Piano Concerto #17 (Zacharias); Woolrich, Ulysses Awakes; Haydn, Symphony #87.
     21—Jeremy Denk conducts the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: Ives, Largo; In the Barn; Mozart, Piano Concerto #20 (Denk); Beethoven, Symphony #3.
     28—JoAnn Falletta conducts the Buffalo Philharmonic: Webern, Im Sommerwind; Korngold, Violin Concerto (Michael Ludwig); Schumann, Symphony #5 (Rhenish)
      
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.
     7—Haydn, String Quartet in g, Op. 20/3; Schumann, Piano Trio in g, Op. 110.
     14—Nadarejshvili, String Quartet #2; Tchaikovsky, String Quartet #1.
     21—Beethoven, String Trio in D, Op. 9/2; Beethoven, String Quartet in F, Op. 135.
     28—Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole for 2 pianos; Brahms, Piano Quartet in c, Op. 60.   
 
9 pm CONCERTS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.
     7—From the Instrument Vaults: Gems by Stradivari and Guarnerie del Gesu: music by Debussy, Kreisler, and Dvorak.
     14—Transfigured Songs: Liszt Paraphrases and Transcriptions.
     21—Stravinsky and Schoenberg: Shadows of the Great War.  L’Histoire du Soldat and Chamber Symphony #1.
     28—Pianist Jonathan Biss and the Elias Quartet play Dvorak. Peter Wispelwey plays Ligeti’s Sonata for Solo Cello.
         
     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—A Tribute to Pierre Boulez with pianist Alice Sara Ott and conductor Pablo Heras-Casado:  music by Boulez, Stravinsky, Bartok, Debussy.
     8—Riccardo Muti conducts: Scriabin, Symphony #1 (Alisa Kolosova, mezzo-soprano, and Sergey Skorokhodov, tenor; CSO Chorus); Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky (Kolosova and CSO Chorus); Mozart, Divertimento in D.
     15—Ludovic Morlot conducts: Martinu, The Frescoes of Piero  della Francesca; Debussy, La Mer; Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D (Robert Chen); Mozart, Piano Concerto #21 (Jonathan Biss).
     22—Manfred Honeck conducts: Haydn, Symphony #93; Strauss, Don Juan; Beethoven, Symphony #7. Nicholas McGegan conducts Haydn’s Symphony #100. 
     29—Charles Dutoit conducts: Haydn, Symphony #85 in B-flat (La Reine); Strauss, Don Quixote (John Sharp, cello; Charles Pikler, viola); Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto #3 (Nikolai Lugansky).
 
    
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—The Art of Jan Lisiecki, the young Canadian pianist.
     9—The Art of Zino Francescatti: Violin concertos by Tchaikovsky, Bruch, Sibelius, Mendelssohn and other works.
     16—The Art of Zino Francescatti: Violin Concertos by Brahms and Vieuxtemps; Sonatas by Faure and Franck.
     23—Richard Tucker in Live Performance.
     30—Music by Vagn Holmboe: Viola Concerto; Symphony #6; Sinfonia in Memoriam; Symphony #8 (Boreale).  
      
 
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: Beethoven, Piano Concerto #2 in B-flat (Yefim Bronfman); Sean Shepherd, Songs; Beethoven, Piano Concerto #3 in c (Bronfman).
     10—Alan Gilbert conducts: Beethoven, Concerto in C for  Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 56 (Triple) (Yefim Bronfman; Glenn Dicterow; Carter Brey); Beethoven, Piano Concerto #5 in E-flat (Emperor) (Bronfman).
     17—Alan Gilbert conducts: Bach, Concerto for Violin and Oboe (Lisa Batiashvili and Francois Leleux); Escaich, Violin and Oboe Concerto (Batiashvili and Leleux); Shostakovich, Symphony #10.
     24—Alan Gilbert conducts: Ravel, Valses nobles et sentimentales; Nielsen, Clarinet Concerto (Anthony McGill); Tchaikovsky, Selections from Swan Lake.                                                         
 
                                             
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—Giancarlo Guerrero conducts: Bernstein, Chichester Psalms (soloists and CS Chorus); Orff, Carmina Burana (soloists and chorus).
     11—Matthew Halls conducts: Haydn, L’Isola disabitata Overture; Concerto for Two Horns (Richard King and Jesse McCornack); Piano Concerto #11 (Marc-Andre Hamelin); Symphony #101 (Clock).
     18—Fabio Luisi conducts: Francesconi, Cobalt, Scarlet: Two Colors of Dawn; Liszt, Piano Concerto #2 (Jean-Yves Thibaudet); Beethoven, Symphony #7.
     25—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Beethoven, Symphony #6 (Pastoral); Strauss, Symphonia Domestica.
      
 
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—SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY.
     5—Alexander Barantschik, leader and violinist: Mozart, Divertimento in F, K. 138; Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in d (Barantschik); Britten, Simple Symphony; Piazzolla, Melodia-Libertango (Seth Asarnow, bandoneon).
     12—Osmo Vanska conducts: Sibelius, Night Ride and Sunrise; Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Daniil Trifonov); Stravinsky, Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 version); Sibelius, Symphony #6.
     19—Lionel Bringuier conducts: Brahms, Piano Concerto #1, Op. 15 (Helene Grimaud); Dutilleux, Metaboles; Ravel, La Valse.
     26—Jaap van Zweden conducts: Mozart, Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio; Sibelius, Violin Concerto in d (Simone Lamsma); Tchaikovsky, Symphony #4 in f.
      
    
SATURDAY
 
9 am  WELL-TEMPERED BAROQUE.
 
10:00 am LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO. 
     6—Donizetti, Anna Bolena.
     13—Rodgers and Hammerstein, Carousel.
     20—Wagner, Tannhauser.
     27—Weinberg, The Passenger.           
    
 
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 SONG: MIRROR OF THE WORLD, with Thomas Hampson.   A 13-week series that explores song as a prism for understanding culture and history.




 
KWAX PROGRAM GUIDE
 
JULY, 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.
     5—Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic: Brahms, Piano Concerto #1 (Yefim Bronfman); Bach/Webern, Ricercar; Bach, Orchestral Suite #3; Bach/Stokowski, Toccata and Fugue in d, BWV 565.
     12—Historic Performance from Cuba.   Osmo Vanska conducts the Minnesota  Orchestra: Beethoven, Overture to Egmont; Choral Fantasy (Cuban National Choir; pianist Frank Fernandez); Beethoven, Symphony #3 (Eroica).
     19—Historic Performance from Cuba.  Osmo Vanska conducts the Minnesota Orchestra: Cuban National Anthem; American National Anthem; Bernstein, Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet Suite.
     26—Andres Orozco-Estrada conducts the Houston Symphony: Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto #2 (Andre Watts); Strauss, Ein Heldenleben
      
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.
     5—Stravinsky, Pastorale; Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in a, Op. 50.
     12—Piano, Four Hands.  Mozart, Andante and 5 Variations in G, K. 501; Mendelssohn, Allegro brillant; Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring.
     19—Boccherini, La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid; J.C. Bach, Quintet in G, Op. 11/2; Bach, Brandenburg Concertos #5 and 4.
     26—Roberto Sierra, Songs from the Diaspora; Amy Beach, Piano Quintet in f#.   
      
 
9 pm SPOLETO CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL. 13 weeks from the historic Dock Street Theatre.
     5—Music by Telemann, Saint-Saens, Schoenberg, Mozart.
     12—Music by Mendelssohn, Biber, Brahms, Wieniawski.
     19—Music by Sarasate, Schubert and Kurtag.
     26—Music by Vaughan Williams, Respighi, Macmillan, and Lanner.  
      
 
    
     10 pm to 7 am—MUSIC THROUGH THE NIGHT. 
 
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.
     6—Leonard Slatkin conducts: Barber, Overture to The School for Scandal; W. Schuman, Symphony #6; Mason Bates, Violin Concerto (Anne Akiko Meyers); Gershwin, An American in Paris. Susanna Malkki conducts: Ives, The Unanswered Question; Three Places in New England.
     13—Ingo Metzmacher conducts: Tchaikovsky, Excerpts from The Nutcracker; Stravinsky, Petrushka (1911 version); Shostakovich, Symphony #11 (The Year 1905).
     20—Osmo Vanska conducts: Brahms, Concerto for Violin and Cello in a, Op. 102 (Renaud and Gautier Capucon); Symphony #1 in c. Also, Bernard Haitink conducts Haydn’s Symphony #101 (Clock).
     27—Vasily Petrenko conducts: Elgar, In the South (Alassio); Beethoven, Piano Concerto #5 (Emperor) (Paul Lewis); Rachmaninoff, Symphonic Dances.
 
    
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.
     7—Music by Vagn Holmboe, Program 2. Requiem for Nietzsche; Violin Concerto; The Ill-Tempered Turk Suite; Concerto for Orchestra.
     14—Joseph Szigeti and Bela Bartok in Recital at the Library of Congress in 1940: works by Beethoven, Bartok and Debussy.
     21—A Great Performance of “Samson and Dalila” by Saint-Saens.
     28—Sir John Barbirolli conducts the Cologne Radio Orchestra: Schubert, Symphony #4 (Tragic); Britten, Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings(Gerald English; Hermann Baumann); Sibelius, 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.
     1—Bramwell Tovey conducts an all-American program for July 4th: music by Bernstein, Gershwin, Sousa, and others.
     8—Bramwell Tovey conducts: Tchaikovsky, Festival Coronation March; Piano Concerto #2 (Kirill Gerstein); Selections from Swan Lake; 1812 Overture.
     15—Bramwell Tovey conducts: Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man; Gershwin, Strike Up the Band; Copland, Clarinet Concerto (Marc Nuccio); Grofe, Grand Canyon Suite.
     22—Bramwell Tovey conducts another all-American program: music by Bernstein, Copland, Sousa and more.
     29—Bramwell Tovey conducts: Shostakovich, Festive Overture; Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto #1 (Joyce Yang); Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain; Rachmaninoff, Vocalise; Tchaikovsky, Waltz of the Flowers; Marche Slave.
      
                                             
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.
     2—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Brahms, Tragic Overture; Symphony #3 and Symphony #2.
     9—Brett Mitchell conducts the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra: Adams, The Chairman Dances; Harris, Symphony #3; Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique.
     16—Archival program.  Lorin Maazel conducts: Schubert, Mass #4 in C, D. 452 (with soloists and CO Chorus); Dallapiccola, Songs of Imprisonment; Hindemith, Mathis der Maler.
     23—Archival program. Christoph von Dohnanyi conducts: Bartok, Two Portraits, Op. 5; Cello Concerto (Janos Starker); Dvorak, Symphony #8.
     30—Archival program.   George Szell conducts: Corelli, Christmas Concerto (Op. 6/8); Brahms, Variations on a Theme of Haydn; Berlioz, Harold in Italy (Abraham Skernick, viola).
           
 
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—SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY.
     3—Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos conducts: Haydn, Symphony #6 (Le Matin); Cello Concerto in C (Alisa Weilerstein); Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade.
     10—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Prokofiev, Violin Concerto #1 (Julia Fischer); Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique.
     17—Herbert Blomstedt conducts: Nielsen, Clarinet Concerto (Carey Bell); Schubert, Symphony #9 in C (Great).
     24—Herbert Blomstedt conducts: Mozart, Piano Concerto #21, K. 467 (Garrick Ohlsson); Bruckner, Symphony #4 (Romantic).
     31—James Conlon conducts: Schulhoff, Scherzo from Symphony #5; Shostakovich, Piano Concerto #1 (Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Mark Inouye, trumpet); Tchaikovsky, Symphony #6 (Pathetique).
           
    
SATURDAY
 
9 am  WELL-TEMPERED BAROQUE.
 
10:00 am LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO.
     4—Gershwin, Porgy and Bess.
     11—Puccini, Tosca.
 
      LA OPERA.
     18—Verdi, La Traviata.
     25—Purcell, Dido and Aeneas; and Bartok, Bluebeard’s Castle
    
    
 
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 THE RECORD SHELF, with Jim Svjeda.