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July 2018

1.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“Oh Canada!” - In celebration of the national holiday of our neighbor-to-thenorth, this collection of Canadian composers and performers for Canada Day (July 1)
1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Sir Antonio Pappano, conductor; Martha Argerich, piano; VERDI: Sinfonia from Aida; PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No.3, Op.26; RESPIGHI: Fontane di Roma; RESPIGHI: Pini di Roma
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Los Angeles Philharmonic, James Conlon, conductor; James McVinnie, organ; RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin; MUHLY: Organ Concerto (World Premiere); MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Band under the direction of Thomas Palmatier. Our first live broadcast of the summer season! Free and open to the public. www.bluelake.org

2.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“It Takes Two to Tango” -  Bill starts by sharing tunes with two musical lines, where one line goes up while the other goes down to create a counter melody, to complex sonatas like Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata for violin and piano. EM will feature remarkable performances of musicians working in tandem playing Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart. We’ll also savor the great love duets of Verdi, Puccini, and Wagner. Oh, and, don’t miss the cat duets of Rossini and Ravel!
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Dawn Upshaw and Gilbert Kalish perform music of Bartók.
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Ahmad Jamal, piano

3.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“It Takes Two to Tango”
8:00pm Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Gerhard Siegel, tenor (Tristan); Nina Stemme, soprano (Isolde); Okka von der Damerau, mezzo-soprano (Brangäne); Ain Anger, bass (King Marke); Alan Held, baritone (Kurwenal); Sean Michael Plumb, baritone (Melot); Matthew Plenk, tenor (Young Sailor/Shepherd); Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; WAGNER: Tristan and Isolde (opera in concert) (Act 1)
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Benny Goodman, clarinet/bandleader

4.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“It Takes Two to Tango”
8:00pm Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; ALVAREZ: Metro Chabacano; CHAPELA: Inguesu; ORTIZ: Teének - Invenciones de territoria; (World Premiere, LA Phil Commission); MARQUEZ Danzon Nos. 1,2,8,9
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Louis Armstrong, trumpet/voice

5.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“It Takes Two to Tango”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Nikolaj Znaider, conductor/violin; BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto, Op.61; SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.5, Op.47
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Billie Holiday, voice

6.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“It Takes Two to Tango”
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Staff Band, directed by Thomas Palmatier
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Duke Ellington/Count Basie “The First Time”

7.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Pianist and vocalist Barbara Carroll (1925 – 2017) was described as a joyous and swinging jazz stylist. A dear friend of McPartland’s, Carroll had a monumental career. When she was a guest on the program in 1979, she had just started her engagement at Bemelmans Bar in Manhattan, where she would perform for a remarkable 25 years. On this episode from the first season of Piano Jazz, she plays an original, “Barbara’s Carol,” and duets with McPartland on a timely rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely.”
1:00pm The Royal Opera
MONTEVERDI: The Return Of Ulysses – Christian Curnyn, conductor; with Roderick Williams, David Shipley, Catherine Carby, Caitlin Hulcup, Francesca Chiejina, Samuel Boden, and Susan Bickley
8:00pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Orchestra, Dr. Alex Jiménez, conductor

8.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
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1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, conductor; Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano; MasterVoices, Ted Sperling, director; Manhattan Girls Chorus, Michelle Oesterle, director; MAHLER Symphony No.3
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Houston Symphony, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Gabriela Montero, piano; GABRIELA LENA FRANK: Escaramuza; GRIEG: Piano Concerto; BERLIOZ: Symphony fantastique

9.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Get the Picture?” - Listen your way through the works of composers inspired by well-known paintings and poems. Pianist Alicia de Larrocha will perform Goyescas, by Enrique Granados, a musical transcription of Francisco Goya’s paintings. This week’s music includes Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Hindemith’s Mathis der Maler (Matthias the Painter), and Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead. Many of these musical works have gone on to be the inspiration for new artistic creations. Art and music are one!
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
HAYDN: Quartet in F, Op.50/5, The Dream; BLOCH: Quintet No.1 for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT network

10.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Get the Picture?”
8:00pm Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Gerhard Siegel, tenor (Tristan); Nina Stemme, soprano (Isolde); Okka von der Damerau, mezzo-soprano (Brangäne); Ain Anger, bass (King Marke); Alan Held, baritone (Kurwenal); Sean Michael Plumb, baritone (Melot); Matthew Plenk, tenor (Young Sailor/Shepherd); Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; WAGNER: Tristan and Isolde (opera in concert) (Act 2)
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT network

11.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Get the Picture?”
8:00pm Los Angeles Philharmonic
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor; Gidon Kremer, violin; Janai Brugger, soprano; MESSIAEN: Un Sourire; WEINBERG: Violin Concerto; MAHLER: Symphony No.4
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT network

12.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Get the Picture?”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Susanna Mälkki, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin; Robert Chen, violin; DEBUSSY: Gigues from Images for Orchestra; BARTÓK: Violin Concerto No.2; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade; ADÈS: . . . but all shall be well
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Paul Gonsalves, tenor saxophone

13.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Get the Picture?”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Bernard Haitink, Alan Gilbert, conductor; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Carter Brey, cello; Rebecca Young, viola; Frank Huang, violin; R.STRAUSS: Don Quixote; BETTISON: Threaded Madrigals for solo viola; R.STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The Newport Jazz Festival

14.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Pulitzer Prize finalist and 2007 Guggenheim Fellow Don Byron is a prodigious multi-instrumentalist and composer. One of the most inventive and compelling musicians of his generation, he is credited for reviving interest in the jazz clarinet, his primary instrument. He has presented projects at major music festivals around the world and is known for playing in a wide variety of genres. In this 1999 Piano Jazz session, Byron demonstrates his flexibility and duets with McPartland on “Perdido,” “Moon Indigo,” and a creative free piece.
1:00pm The Royal Opera
TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugen Onegin – Stuart Stafford, conductor; with Samuel Dale Johnson, Natalya Romaniw, Peter Auty, Sioned Gwen Davies, and Alison Kettlewell
8:00pm Live From Blue Lake
The Northshore Concert Band, Daniel J. Farris, conductor

15.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
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1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
Yuja Wang, piano; BRAHMS: Ballade, Op.10/1; BRAHMS: Ballade, Op.10/2; SCHUMANN: Kreisleriana, Op.16; BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No.29, Op.106, Hammerklavier
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Semyon Bychkov, conductor; Renaud Capuçon, violin; MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto; STRAUSS: An Alpine Symphony
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Band, Dr. Myron Welch, conductor

16.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Symphony, Part 7 - The Russian Composers” - Part VII of a massive series on examining the concept of a symphony, widely considered the most important form of classical music. Our exploration of the symphony continues with a look at Russia's contributions, from Anton Rubinstein and Rimsky-Korsakov through Glazunov and lastly, touching on the long and complex nature of Alexander Scriabin’s Symphony No. 2 and No. 3.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
RAVEL: Sonata for Violin and Cello; VIERNE: Quintet for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op.42
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Eric Dolphy/Booker Little at The Five Spot

17.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Symphony, Part 7 - The Russian Composers”
8:00pm Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Gerhard Siegel, tenor (Tristan); Nina Stemme, soprano (Isolde); Okka von der Damerau, mezzo-soprano (Brangäne); Ain Anger, bass (King Marke); Alan Held, baritone (Kurwenal); Sean Michael Plumb, baritone (Melot); Matthew Plenk, tenor (Young Sailor/Shepherd); Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; WAGNER: Tristan and Isolde (opera in concert) (Act 3)
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The Dave Brubeck Quartet

18.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Symphony, Part 7 - The Russian Composers”
8:00pm Los Angeles Philharmonic
Susanna Mälkki,j conductor; Leila Josefowicz, violin; BERLIOZ: Quenn Mab Scherzo; FRANCESCONI: Duende - The Dark Notes (U.S. Premiere); BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Charles Mingus, bassist/bandleader/composer

19.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Symphony, Part 7 - The Russian Composers”
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Staff Band, inspired and directed by Dr. Myron Welch
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The Modern Jazz Quartet

20.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Symphony, Part 7 - The Russian Composers”
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Homecoming Concert of the International Youth Symphony Orchestra
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Stan Kenton, pianist/bandleader

21.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Upon moving to New York from Vancouver, Canada, pianist and composer Renee Rosnes established a reputation as one of the premier jazz musicians on the scene. Over her 30-year career, Rosnes has collaborated with a diverse range of artists, from established masters such as Jack DeJohnette to younger giants such as Christian McBride and Melissa Aldana. On this 1990 episode of Piano Jazz, she plays Monk’s “Four in One” then improvises with McPartland on her own tune “Fleur De Lis.”
1:00pm The Royal Opera
VERDI: Un Ballo In Maschera – Richard Farnes, conductor; with Rafael Rojas, Philip Rhodes, Adrienn Miksch, Patricia Bardon, and Tereza Gevorgyan
8:00pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Orchestra, Dr. Rafael Jiménez, conductor

22.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
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1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
Joshua Bell, violin; Jeremy Denk, piano; MOZART: Violin Sonata, K.454; R.STRAUSS: Violin Sonata, Op.18; JANÁCEK: Violin Sonata; SCHUBERT: Fantasy in C Major, D.934
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Edgar Meyer, contrabass; DEBUSSY: Iberia; EDGAR MEYER: New Piece for Orchestra; BOTTESINI: Concerto for Double Bass; RAVEL: Bolero

23.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
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8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
MENDELSSOHN: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op.80; SCHUMANN: Quartet in E- Flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op.47
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Steve Lacy, soprano saxophone

24.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
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8:00pm Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Erin Wall, soprano; Jennifer Johnston, mezzo Norbert Ernst, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass-baritone; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; BEETHOVEN: Grosse Fugue (adapted for string orchestra) BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.9, Choral
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Don Cherry, trumpet/piano

25.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
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8:00pm Los Angeles Philharmonic
Emmanuelle Haïm, Laura Claycomb, soprano; Christophe Dumaux, countertenor; PURCELL: Suite from the Fairy Queen; BACH: Suite No.3, BWV1068; PERGOLESI: Stabat Mater
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Johnny Hodges, alto saxophone

26.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
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8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Guatier Capuçon, cello; STRAVINSKY: Scènes de ballet; SAINT-SAËNS: Cello Concerto No.1, Op.33; PROKOFIEV: Suite from Romeo and Juliet
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Louie Bellson, drums

27.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
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8:00pm The New York Philharmonic
MOZART: Concerto for flute & orchestra No.2, Robert Langevin, flute; Bernard Labadie, conductor; TAN DUN: Concerto for Water Percussion & Orchestra; Christopher Lamb, percussion; Kurt Masur, conductor; HERSCH: Selection(s) from Of Sorrow Born: Seven Elegies for Solo Violin; Yulia Ziskel, violin; MOZART: Clarinet Concerto; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Alan Gilbert, conductor; ROUSE: Flute Concerto; Robert Langevin, flute; Leonard Slatkin, conductor
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Charlie Christian, electric guitar

28.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Ever-popular song stylist Tony Bennett was McPartland’s guest for the first time in 1990. Bennett vocalizes American popular songs like nobody else can. When he was starting out, a voice teacher, Miriam Spier, famously told him: “Don’t imitate singers, imitate musicians.” So, Bennett decided to emulate Art Tatum. He also credits his relaxed delivery to the inspiration of Mildred Bailey. On this edition of Piano Jazz, Bennett sings “Stay as Sweet as You Are” and “Imagination.” There’s no need to guess who’s playing the accompaniment.
1:00pm The Royal Opera
WAGNER: Lohengrin – Andris Nelsons, conductor; with Klaus Florian Vogt, Kristine Opolais, Christine Goerke, Thomas J. Mayer, and Georg Zeppenfeld

29.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
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1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; ALL-BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture; Variations on a Theme by Haydn; Symphony No.1
3:00pm SymphonyCast
“First Night of the 2018 BBC Proms” - BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble, National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Sakari Oramo, conductor; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Toward the Unknown Region; HOLST: The Planets; ANNE MEREDITH: 59 Productions
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Band is directed by Dr. Rodney Dorsey

30.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“España” - Bill takes on the confluence of cultures, languages, and terrains in the country of Spain. Monday’s program starts with the religious music of early Spain during a time in which Islam, Judaism, and Christianity existed side by side, to 1492 when the Jews and Moors of Spain were banished from the country. We continue through the next 400 years, and the week concludes with music from present day Spain.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
BRITTEN: Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac for Countertenor, Tenor, and Piano, Op.51; DVOŘÁK: Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op.26
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

31.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“España 1”
8:00pm
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10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network