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August 2020

1.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
6:00 American Routes

2.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“Organ Crawl” - From Durham to Gdansk, we check in on some new instruments in a wide variety of styles, each engaging in its own unique manner.
1:00pm San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin; MOZART: Violin Concerto No.3, K.216; SIBELIUS: Symphony No.2, Op.43
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; MAUREEN NELSON: Renaissance Suite; RAVEL: Quartet in F; BRAHMS: Trio in a-minor, Op.114
10:00pm Night Lights
“Electrifying: Charlie Christian” - Music from one of the 20th century's most influential guitarists, heard with Benny Goodman and others.

3.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and his Pupils: Glazunov, Stravinsky, Liadov, and Respighi” - Rimsky-Korsakov's orchestral genius spun thousands of exotic sounds and colors, much as Scheherazade did in her tales. He left not only his musical mark on the world, but also his creative mark on all his students, by teaching them the fundamentals of orchestration and encouraging them to express their own imaginations. He and his pupils created unique voices, and all are firmly established in the canon of symphonic music
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Faure-Ysaye”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Wayne Shorter’s album “Juju”

4.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and his Pupils”
8:00pm Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel
Please join us for this new addition to our evening line-up, hosted by Henry Fogel. “The series will present a wide range of recordings that I feel are true classics of the industry. Recordings to be included will feature either unusual repertoire that I feel deserves a wider public, or performances unique in their interpretive profile, sense of commitment, and intensity. Many of these recordings will be long out-of-print, or hard to locate in the United States.”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Louis Armstrong, trumpet/voice

5.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and his Pupils”
8:00pm Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor; Orli Shaham, piano; STILL: Poeme for Orchestra; BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No.3; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.6, Op.74, Pathetique
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Charlie Haden, bass

6.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and his Pupils”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Jaap van Zweden, conductor; Denis Kozhukhin, piano; WAGNER: Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin; RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No.2, Op.18; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.5, Op.64
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Abby Lincoln, voice/composer

7.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and his Pupils”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, conductor; Leonidas Kavakos, violin; BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture; KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto; NIELSEN: Symphony No.3, Sinfonia Espansiva; NIELSEN: Symphony No.2, The Four Temperaments
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

8.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
6:00 American Routes

9.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
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1:00pm The Detroit Symphony Trio
Please join us for this special broadcast from our performance studio, as members of the Detroit Symphony (Jeffery Zook, flute and piano; Kimbery Kaloyaindes Kennedy, violin; David Ledoux, cello) present works by Haydn, Kódaly, Falla, Massenet, and the world premier of a commissioned trio by Edgar Girtain. This engagement is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from MCACA and the Crane Group, plus the Holland Area Arts Council Mini grant.
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano; WAGNER: Overture and Venusburg Music from Tannhauser; TOBIAS PICKER: Opera Without Words; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.3
10:00pm Night Lights
“The Big Bands’ Little Bands” - In the swing era, big band leaders often created small groups within their larger ensembles. We'll hear music by such groups under the direction of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, WoodyHerman, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, and Tommy Dorsey.

10.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 1” - This is a festival of the late music of Beethoven, from the last ten years of his life. Parnassus refers to the great mountain that towered over Delphi in Greek legend, and was the home of the Muses. In these years from 1816 to 1826, Beethoven soared to almost mythological heights with some of his greatest works—the Ninth Symphony, last four piano sonatas, Missa Solemnis, and his final string quartets. All of these compositions still sit at the top of Mt. Parnassus.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Romantic Masters”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Miles Davis’s first session as leader, 1947

11.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 1”
8:00pm Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel
Concert by the NBC Symphony and George Szell – all Czech Music
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Stuff Smith, violin

12.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 1”
8:00pm Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage
Alexander Shelley, conductor; Blake Pouliot, violin; MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides Overture, Op.26; BRUCH: Scottish Fantasy for Violin & Orchestra, Op.46; Walton: Symphony No.1 in B-flat
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Pat Metheny, guitar/bandleader

13.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 1”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; Paul Lewis, piano; TIPPETT: Little Music for String Orchestra; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.1, Op.15; TIPPETT: Praeludium for Brass, Bells, and Percussion; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.4, Op.58
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
George Shearing, piano/accordion

14.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 1”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, conductor; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; HAYDN: Symphony No.88; SCHUBERT: Selected Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra; RAVEL: Mother Goose (complete ballet); RAVEL: La Valse
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

15.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
6:00 American Routes

16.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
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1:00pm San Francisco Symphony
James Gaffigan, conductor; Hélène Grimaud, piano; WAGNER: Good Friday Spell from Parsifal; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.4, Op.58; MOZART: Symphony No.31, K.297, Paris; BARBER: Symphony No.1, Op.9
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, conductor; Alain LeFevre, piano; FAURE: Pelleas et Melisande Suite; MATHIEU: Third Piano Concerto; DEBUSSY: Iberia from Images; RAVEL: Bolero
10:00pm Night Lights
“Kind of Two: Miles Davis and Bill Evans” - Exploring the brief but profound musical relationship between trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Bill Evans that resulted in the landmark album Kind Of Blue.

17.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 2” - In the second part of a two-week series, we'll take an in-depth look at this music of a master reaching the pinnacle of his abilities. Bill starts with Missa Solemnis and Consecration of the House and ends in the rarified atmosphere of Mt. Parnassus as we take on Opus 135 performed by the Guarneri Quartet. Robert Schumann said, “[Beethoven’s quartets] stand...on the extreme boundary of all that has hitherto been attained by human art and imagination.” In 1977 his quartets were added to the Time Capsule of Humanity and sent into space in Voyager I.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Vivaldi – With The Four Seasons”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Duke Pearson, pianist/bandleader

18.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 2”
8:00pm Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel
Reginald Goodall Conducts Wagner
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Oscar Peterson, pianist

19.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 2”
8:00pm Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor; Simon Trpceski, piano; PROKOFIEV: Suite from Love for Three Oranges, Op.33a; RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43; PROKOFIEV: Symphony No.7, Op.131
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Art Farmer, trumpet/flugelhorn

20.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 2”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Giovanni Antonini conducts Classical and Baroque treasures
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Count Baise, pianist/bandleader

21.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Beethoven at Parnassus, Part 2”
8:00pm The New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, conductor; Karki Krikku, clarinet; UNSUK CHIN: Clarinet Concerto; MAHLER: Symphony No.1, Titan
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

22.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
6:00 American Routes

23.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
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1:00pm San Francisco Symphony
Marek Janowski, conductor; James Ehnes, violin; MENDELSSOHN: Ruy Blas Overture, Op.95; BRUCH: Violin Concerto No.1, Op.26; WAGNER: Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser (Paris version); WAGNER: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Houston Symphony, Vassily Sinaisky, conductor; BORODIN: Overture to Prince Igor; SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.1; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.1
10:00pm Night Lights
“Now’s the Time: The Charlie Parker Story, Part 1” - The first of two programs celebrating the centenary of saxophonist Charlie Parker highlights his earliest recordings and the small-group sides he made in the mid-1940s that helped launch the bebop revolution in jazz.

24.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Remembering Old Friends 2” - Bill visits more colleagues he’s had the pleasure of knowing and working with over the years. (Bill’s been in the music business a long time and has met many fascinating characters.) He wants to take us along to celebrate the times they spent together and the music they made. This week we’ll hear performances from Maureen Forrester, Charles Rosen,  Franco Gulli, Leonard Rose, Peter Serkin, and Michael Tree. The Exploring Music team has had fun making these programs, and Bill feels they are among the most personal we’ve ever made.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Lyrical Voices”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Jimmy Smith’s album “The Sermon”

25.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Remembering Old Friends 2”
8:00pm Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel
Pierre Monteux – Recorded in Live Performance – Program 1
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Wayne Shorter, saxophone/composer

26.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Remembering Old Friends 2”
8:00pm Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage
Eun Sun Kim, conductor; Sonora Slocum, flute; Tara Erraught, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Powell, baritone; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, Cheryl Frazes Hill, director; Reinecke: Concerto for Flute & Orchestra, Op.283; Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Branford Marsalis, saxophones

27.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Remembering Old Friends 2”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Rafael Payare, conductor; Keith Buncke, bassoon; BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; MOZART: Bassoon Concerto, K.191; BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Charlie Parker, alto saxophone

28.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Remembering Old Friends 2”
8:00 New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, conductor; Lisa Batiashvili, violin; ROUSE: Thunderstruck; HAYDN: Symphony No.103; BRAHMS: Violin Concerto
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

29.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
6:00 American Routes

30.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
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1:00pm San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; MAHLER: Symphony No.7 in e-minor
3:00pm SymphonyCast
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, jDavid Robertson, conductor; Shannon Wood, timpani; KRAFT: Timpani Concerto No.2, The Grand Encounter; SCHUBERT: Symphony No.9, The Great
10:00pm Night Lights
“Bird in Flight: The Charlie Parker Story, Part 2” -  Our Charlie Parker centenary celebration concludes with recordings he made for the Verve label and excerpts from a 1954 interview with fellow saxophonist Paul Desmond.

31.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Symphony, Part 11” - Join us as we continue our journey exploring the symphonic form. During this week you'll hear familiar pieces from Copland, Prokofiev, Hindemith, and Piston, as well as intriguing works from some of their contemporaries who may have slipped under your radar. Please let us introduce you to American works by Carpenter, Cowell, and Hanson; Finnish symphonies by Madetoja, Melartin, and Merikanto; the Austrian composers Gál, Schmidt, Toch, and Zemlinsky; and other symphonists from England, France, Russia and Spain. We'll even sample some works from the conductors Wilhelm Furtwängler and Otto Klemperer, who wrote 9 symphonies between them.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“As Night Descends”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Kenny Dorham, trumpet