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Wednesday, 20 November 2013 | Kelsey
Do you love classical music? Are you particularly interested in lesser-known classical music written or performed by women? more »
Music Featured on the August 8, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin.
Saturday, 3 August 2013 | Rich Samuels
5:09 am: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major by Ludwig van Beethoven. Performed by Cameron Watson. 5:32 am: String Quartet No. 4 in D major by Dmitri Shostakovich. Performed by the Pacifica Quartet. 5:58 am: Soprano Amy Haworth and fortepianist Trevor Stephenson perform “Wandrers Nachtlied” by Franz Schubert. 6:08 am: The New York Philharmonic conducted by Willem Mengelberg performs Beethoven’s Egmont Overture (recorded in 1930). 6:17 am: The Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Anton Wit performs the Lachian Dances by Leoš Janáček. 6:45 am: The Zofo Duet (Eva Maria Zimmermann and Keisuke Nakagoshi) perform the Sonata for Four Hands by Harold Shapero, 7:08 am: The Cleveland Orchestra directed by Pierre Boulez performs La Ville d’en haut by Olivier Messiaen. 7:18 am: Madison’s Black Marigold Woodwind Quintet performed Bagatelles 2-6 by György Ligeti. 7:31 am: The Warsaw Philharmonic directed by Anton Wit performs the Partita for Harpsichord, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Harp, Double Bass and Orchestra by Krzysztof Penderecki. 7:52 am: Violinist Caroline Goulding performs Souvenir d’Amerique by Henri Vieuxtemps, 7:57 am: The U.S. Marine Band performs Morton Gould’s arrangement of “Yankee Doodle”. more »
Music Featured on the February 7, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 fm Madison, Wisconsin
Saturday, 2 February 2013 | Rich Samuels
5:09 am: The beginning of “The Winter Solstice Mystery” by Aldonis Kalnins, performed by the New York Latvian Concert Choir, the “Ausrums” Chamber Choir, the “Balsis” Youth Choir and the Latvian National Opera Chamber Orchestra. 5:35: am: Conclusion of The Winter Solstice Mystery” by Aldonis Kalnins, performed by the New York Latvian Concert Choir, the “Ausrums” Chamber Choir, the “Balsis” Youth Choir and the Latvian National Opera Chamber Orchestra. 5:58 am: “Winter Scenery”, a traditional Japanese melofy arranged by Yui Kitamura, performed by Lewis Wong (violin) and Chelsea Chen (organ). 6:08 am: “Solstice Suite” by Paul Ferguson, performed by the Almeda Trio. 6:22 am: Concerto in D Major dor Two Flutes and Bassoon and Continuo by Georg Philipp Telemann, performed by the Hanoverian Ensemble. 6:40 am: Sonata No. 5 in G Minor for three oboes, bassoon and basso continuo, performed by principal playor of the Dallas and Houston Symphonies and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. 7:08 am: The 3rd movement from William Grant Still’s Symphony No. 1 (“Afro-American) performed first by the piano duo of Meisha Adderly and Stacey Holliday, then by the Detroit Symphony conducted by Neeme Järvi. 7:16 am: Paul Robeson (accompanied by Lawrence Brown) sings the spiritual “Deep River” )recorded in March, 1927), followed by “String Quartet on Negro Themes” by Daniel Gregory Mason, performed by the Budapest Quartet (recorded in March, 1942). 7:43 am: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson’s “Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings” performed by the Chicago Sinfonietta conducted by Paul Freeman. 7:58 am: The spiritual “Oh Freedom” performed by Chicago A Capella directed by Jonathan Miller. more »
The WORT Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning January 31 2013 Prepared by Rich Samuels
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 | Rich Samuels
Friday February 1 at 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Dr., Madison. Noon Musicale. Edvard Grieg sonatas for violin and piano featuring Steven Bjellam violin, and Michael Keller, piano Friday February1 at 7 p, at the St. John the Evangelist Church, Spring Green. Sing Out, a Gospel Celebration featuring the Mount Zion Gospel Choir. Call: (608) 588-5851 Web: www.ruralmusiciansforum.org Lively, passionate, lifting the spirit and consoling the weary soul, music…especially GOSPEL music… sits in the heart of the African American experience. Honoring the unique place of GOSPEL music in the life of African Americans, the RuralMusicians Forum invites Southwest Wisconsin to share in “Sing Out: A Gospel Celebration,” February 1, 2013, featuring the renowned Mt. Zion Gospel Choir of Madison. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Spring Green. Under the direction of Leotha Stanley, the Mt Zion Gospel Choir, which performs annually as part of the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s holiday concert, is known for its ability to infuse traditional gospel harmonies with vigor, joy and inspiration.Year after year, the choir has combined jazz, blues and gospel harmonies to “raise the roof” in captivating, spiritually transporting experiences throughout Wisconsin, and it has toured in Germany and France, as well. The choir performed for the Chazen Museum of Art expansion opening, and recent seasons have included performances at Overture Center for the Arts, Middleton Performing Arts Center, Nicolet College and with the UW Varsity Band. Their performances are accompanied by an instrumental ensemble that includes saxophone, flute, bass, percussion, drums and keyboards. In announcing the Mt. Zion Gospel Choir concert, RMF Artistic Director, Kent Mayfield, said “This is an exciting event for young and old, a richly spiritual experience, and an important dimension of our shared life as Americans!” Tickets for priority seating are available free of charge at the Dodgeville Public Library, Arcadia Books in Spring Green and online at the Rural Musicians Forum website: www.ruralmusiciansforum.org. A dessert reception open to all will follow the concert to meet, greet and honor the Mt. Zion Gospel Choir. A free-will offering will be received. The concert is underwritten in part by generous contributions from Grassroots Citizens of Wisconsin and the Spring Green Area Arts Coalition. Saturday. February 2 at 7 pm at Oakwood Village-University Woods Auditorium (repeated Sunday February 3 at 1:30 pm at the UW Arboretum Visitor Center) The Oakwood Chamber Players present a concert called “The Americas”. Music of Paquito d’Rivera, Morten Lauuridsen, Amy Beach, Antonin Dvorak, and Ignacio Cervanted …. more »
Music Featured on the January 24 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 fm Madison
Sunday, 20 January 2013 | Rich Samuels
Note: This morning’s broadcast features a complete performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera “The Abduction from the Seraglio” by Candid Concert Opera, recorded live at Chicago’s Edgebrook Lutheran Church on December 2, 2012. The performance was repeated on December at Capitol Lakes in Madison. This morning’s broadcast is a pre-birthday celebration for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart who was born on January 27, 1756. Cast: Leila Bowie, Soprano (Kostanze) Diana Stoic, Soprano (Blonde) Scott J. Brunscheen, Tenor (Pedrillo) Neil A, Edwards, Bass (Osmin) Tom Kastle, Narrator Codrut Birsan, Conductor. —————————– 5:08 am: Act I of “The Abduction from the Seraglio” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 5:42 am: Beginning of Act II of “The Abduction from the Seraglio” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 6:08 am: Conclusion of Act II of “The Abduction from the Seraglio” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:50 am: First movemebt of Symphony No. 25 in G minor K. 183 by Wolfgang Amadeuz Mozart. Performed by the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner. 7:08 am: Act III of “The Abduction from the Seraglio” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 7:41 am: Kyrie from the Mass in C minor K.427 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart featuring Felicity Lott, soprano with the Chorus of Saint Martin in the Fields directed by Laszlo Heltay. 7:48 am: Third movement from Piano Concerto in E flat K, 482 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Pianist Ivan Moravec is accompanied by the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner. more »