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The WORT Madison, Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning August 8, 2013 Compiled by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 | Rich Samuels

Thursday August 8 7 pm at Rennebohm Park, 115 North Eau Claire, Madison. The Capitol City Band presents its 801st free concert. Friday, August 9, 7:30 pm at Music Hall, 925 Bascom Mall, Madison. MAYCO, the Madison Area Youth chamber Orchestra, presents its “New Horizons” concert. The program features Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 Haydn Trumpet Concerto (featuring soloist Ansel Norris) Vivaldi Concerto for Violin and Oboe (transcribed for violin and trumpet; the violinist is Axel Norris, brother of Ansel) An original composition for MAYCO by Madison composer Jerry Hui. Friday, August 9, 7:30 pm at Madison College Truax Campus Mitby Theater Mitby Theater, 1701 Wright Street, Madison (repeated at 7:30 pm on 8/10, 8/17 and 8/17; and at 2 pm on 8/11 and 8/18). The Four Seasons Theatre presents “Les Miserables”. Discover a nation in the grip of revolution, where convict Jean Valjean is on the run. Hunted relentlessly by the policeman Javert for breaking his parole, he must leave his past behind and keep his vow to raise the young orphaned Cosette. With revolution in the air and Javert closing in, Jean Valjean has no choice but to fight for his life and sacrifice everything to protect the people he loves. More information at http://www.fourseasonstheatre.com and The Mitby Box Office at (608) 243-4000. Saturday August 10, 8 pm at Mills Hall, 455 N. Park Street, Madison. Nathaniel Bartlett, Marimba with guests Geoff Brady and Stephen Dembski. Join marimbist-composer Nathaniel Bartlett to experience his latest musical endeavors and celebrate the release of his 5th album, “timeSpacePlace”. Performances will include new music for marimba with real-time, three-dimensional, high-definition, computer-generated sound and real-time computer notation processing with guest artist Geoff Brady on theremin. Also featured will be performances with Bartlett’s newly-developed video-computer interactive interface directed by Dr. Stephen Dembski, UW School of Music. Bartlett will perform an incredible piece for solo marimba from the modern marimba repertoire, “Dances of Earth and Fire” by Peter Klatzow. Wednesday August 14, 7 pm at Old Sauk Trail Business Park, 1200 John Q. Hammons Business Park, Madison. The Gialamas Company presents the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra in concert. On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 7pm, WYSO’s Youth Orchestra will perform for a crowd of thousands at Concert in the Park, sponsored by the Gialamas Company. This free event at Old Sauk Trails Park has become a favorite summer tradition for families and music lovers of all ages, and will once again feature great pre-concert activities in addition to the excellent performance by WYSO’s young musicians. Guests are …. more »

Music Featured on the July 4, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin.

Friday, 28 June 2013 | Rich Samuels

  5:09 am: George Gershwin’s “Lullaby”, “Summertime” and “Our Love is Here to Stay” performed by the Venice Quartet, the Cincinnati Pops, Cathy Berberian and Jan DeGaetani. 5:23 am: George Gershwin’s “Embraceable You” performed by pianists John and Richard Contiguglia (playing an arrangement by Percy Grainger) and organist Harold Stover. 5:34 am: Pianists John and Richard Contiguglia perform Percy Grainger’s “Fantasy on Porgy and Bess”. 5:58 am: The Venice Quartet and The Cincinnati Pops perform George Gershwin’s Rialto Ripples. 6:08 am: Versions of George Gershwin’s “Swanee” performed by William Bolcom and Al Jolson. 6:11 am: Versions of George Gershwin’s “I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise” performed by William Bolcom and Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra. 6:15 am: George Gershwin’s “Do it Again” performed by William Bolcom and Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra. 6:20 am: George Gershwin’s “Fascinatin’ Rhythm” performed by William Bolcom and Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra. 6:23 am: George Gershwin’s “Lady Be Good” performed by William Bolcom and Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra. 6:27 am: George Gershwin’s “Somebody Loves Me” performed by William Bolcom and Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra. 6:31 am: George Gershwin’s “Sweet and Lowdown” performed by William Bolcom and Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra 6:42 am: George Gershwin’s “That Certain Feeling” performed by William Bolcom and Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra. 6:45 am: George Gershwin’s “Clap Yo’ Hands” performed by William Bolcom and “Whispering” Jack Smith. 6:49 am: George Gershwin’s “The Man I Love” performed by William Bolcom and Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra (Vaughn DeLeath, vocalist). 6:55 am: George Gershwin’s “Do Do Do” performed by William Bolcom and Gertrude Lawrence. 7:08 am: Madison composer Jerry Hui introduces a recorded performance of the final act of his comic opera “Wired for Love” 7:51 am: George Gershwin’s “Oh Land of Mine America: performed by the Cincinnati Pops and the Central State University Chorus. 7:57 am: George Gershwin’s “Strike Up the Band” performed by the Arden-Ohman Orchestra.         more »

Music Featured on the June 27, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT, 89.9 FM, Madison, Wisconsin

Monday, 24 June 2013 | Rich Samuels

  5:08 am: Concerto No. 27 in E flat major by Antonio Vivaldi. Nadina Mackie Jackson is the soloist. 5:18 am: The Pacifica Quartet performs String Quartet No. 2 in A major by Dmitri Shostakovich 5:52 am: Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio plays Vals Capcho on a theme of Juventino Rosas by José Rolón 6:08 am: The São Paulo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Isaac Karabtchevsky performs the Symphony No. 4 (“Victory:) by Heitor Villa-Lobos. 6:46 am: Violinist Axel Strauss of the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society plays the Chaconne from Bach’s Partita in D Minor for Solo Violin. 7:08 am: An interview with composer Jerry Hui who introduces acts I and II of his opera “Wired for Love”. The final act will be broadcast at this hour on July 4. 7:52 am: Pianist Christopher Taylor performs the etude “Hymne a l’amour” by William Bolcom.     more »

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