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December 2020

1.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Violin Concerto”
8:00pm Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel
“The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 1939‐1945 – Program 4”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Ehud Asherie, piano

2.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Violin Concerto”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Augustin Hadelich, violin; BACH: Chaconne; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.8; BRAHMS: Violin Concerto
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Jon Batiste, piano

3.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Violin Concerto”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony Orchestra
“Variations on America”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Art Hirahara, piano

4.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Violin Concerto”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Xian Zhang, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, piano; HAYDN: Symphony No.95; MARTINŮ : Incantation, Piano Concerto No.4; SIBELIUS: Symphony No.1, Op.39
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Dave Brubeck, pianist/composer/bandleader

5.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
1:00pm The Metropolitan Opera
(new season) PROKOFIEV: War and Peace (performance from March 2, 2002) – Valery Gergiev, conductor; with Anna Netrebko, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Elena Obraztsova, Gegam Grigorian, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Vassily Gerello, and Samuel Ramey
6:00 American Routes

6.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“A Beethoven Semiquintennial” - Celebrating the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven (b. 1770) with some of the few pieces he wrote for organ, and many that he didn’t!
1:00pm Milwaukee Symphony On-Stage
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor and piano; MILHAUD: La Création du monde, Op.81; GERSHWIN: Piano Concerto in F; RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances, Op.45
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, conductor; Conrad Tao, piano; BARBER: Symphony No.1; GERSHWIN: Piano Concerto in F; PENDERECKI: Adagio from Symphony No.3; BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
10:00pm Night Lights
“Jazz Impressions Of Brubeck” - Music from and inspired by the Dave Brubeck Quartet’s international trips to Japan, Mexico, Europe and Asia.

7.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 1” - A two-week exploration of the rich culture of Vienna, this great musical capital commonly referred to as the City of Music. Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven all made their way to Vienna, where they developed and deepened their art. Then along came Franz Schubert, who was actually born in Vienna, and many other composers also found their way to Vienna, including Brahms from up north. And, of course, this is the city of the waltz with Johann Strauss Jr. and Joseph Lanner.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“The Bach Effect”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Ian Hendrickson-Smith, alto saxophone

8.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 1”
8:00pm Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel
The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 1939‐1945 – Program 5
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Curtis Nowosad, drums

9.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 1”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Manfred Honeck, conductor; The Tallis Scholars; Peter Phillips, director; Choral works of Victoria, Bruckner and Allegri; BRUCKNER: Symphony No.4, Romantic
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Donald Byrd, trumpet

10.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 1”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Matthew Halls, conductor; Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Joshua Hopkins, baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director; HANDEL: Messiah (Parts 1-3)
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Steve Fidyk, drums

11.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 1”
8:00pm The New York Philharmonic
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor and piano; Sheryl Staples, violin and Liang Wang, oboe; BACH: Concerto for Violin and Oboe; MOZART: Symphony No.33; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.1
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Behn Gillece, organ

12.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
1:00pm The Metropolitan Opera
BEETHOVEN: Fidelio (performance from April 1, 2017) – Sebastian Weigle, conductor; with Adrianne Pieczonka, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, Klaus Florian Vogt, David Portillo, Greer Grimsley, Falk Struckmann, and Günther Groissböck
6:00 American Routes

13.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“A Christmas Fete” - A multi-generational sampler of festival holiday music from many lands.
1:00pm Milwaukee Symphony On-Stage
Edo de Waart, conductor; Sonora Slocum, flute; Timothy McAllister, saxophone; ADAMS: The Chairman Dances, Foxtrot for Orchestra; NIELSEN: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra; ADAMS: Saxophone Concerto
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Maraca 2, percussion; Joseph Pereira, timpani; STRAVINSKY: Fireworks; PEREIRA: Threshold (World Premiere); BRAHMS: Symphony No.1
10:00pm Night Lights
“Rookie of the Year: Curtis Fuller ’57” - In 1957 Curtis Fuller arrived in New York City at the age of 22 and preceded to record with Bud Powell, Jimmy Smith, and John Coltrane, as well as making six records as a leader. We take a look at the breakout year of one of jazz's greatest trombonists.

14.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 2” - We continue our exploration of one of the world’s great musical capitals with the brilliant Romantic composers, the renegades of the last century and beyond. Bill starts us walking in the footsteps of Mozart in 1788 and continues with Beethoven, and then on to Johann Strauss II, Gustav Mahler, and Arnold Schoenberg. This music has a fierce beauty that evokes the history, architectural wonder, and intimate coffee houses of Vienna —our city of music.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Responding to Beethoven”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Peter Leitch, guitar/composer

15.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 2”
8:00pm Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel
“The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 1939‐1945 – Program 6”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Danny Richmond, drums

16.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 2”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Christoph König, conductor; Tim Fain, violin; RESPIGHI: Overture to Belfagor; GLASS: Violin Concerto No.2; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.6, Pastoral
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Joel Frahm, tenor saxophone

17.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 2”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Riccardo Muti, conductor; Anita Rachvelishvili, mezzo-soprano; Piero Pretti, tenor; Luca Salsi, baritone; Ronnita Miller, mezzo-soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Alessandra Visconti; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director; BIZET: Roma; MASCAGNI: Cavalleria rusticana
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Doctor Michael White, clarinet

18.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Vienna, Part 2”
8:00 New York Philharmonic
Kurt Masur, conductor; ALL BRAHMS: Symphony No.3; Symphony No.4
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Fletcher Henderson, pianist/bandleader

19.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
1:00pm Lyric Opera of Chicago
HUMPERDINK: Hansel and Gretel (performance from January 6, 2019) – Donald Runnicles, conductor; with Lisette Oropesa, Tara Erraught, Dolora Zajick, Gerhard Siegel, and Quinn Kelsey
6:00 American Routes

20.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“Make We Merry” - Jubilant and celebratory selections for the Christmas holiday.
12:00pm Home for the Holidays
Join us for this year’s Christmas concert from the West Michigan Symphony! Scott Speck and the orchestra welcome soprano Diane Penning, organist Peter Kurdziel, Bayan accordionist Stas Venglevski, and the West Michigan Symphony Children's Choir for a beautiful holiday program.
1:00pm White Lake Chamber Music Society
This is a collaboration between Blue Lake and the White Lake Chamber Music Society, to bring this special performance from Chicago, with cellist Marina Hoover and pianist Andrea Swan. Music of Bach, Beethoven, Falla, and Granados.
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Oregon Symphony, Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Natasha Paremski, piano; PISTON: Symphony No.7; PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No.2; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.6, Pathétique
10:00pm Night Lights
“Conover’s Coming Over: Willis Conover and Jazz at the Voice of America” - DJ Willis Conover helped popularize jazz around the world during the Cold War. We’ll hear some of his broadcasts and speak with his biographer, Terry Ripmaster.

21.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem - Grant Us Peace” - Recently, Bill was staying at a beautiful little home up in the Oak Forest in Massachusetts, near the Connecticut River. There had been tremendous thunderstorms through the night, but when he awoke, on that Sunday morning, the sun was shining and the birds were singing. The humidity was low and his spirits were high — it was a beautiful morning. He thought what we need in the world is more days of peace and joy. So, this is a whole week with music about peace, and we borrow the title, Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace), from the Latin Mass. Music has a way of reaching deep inside each of us to bring peace, to nourish and comfort our own souls. We hope that you find some peace in our selections including works by Bach, Byrd, Grieg, Schubert, and we will hear Ella Fitzgerald sing one of her favorite songs, "Angel Eyes”.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“French and German Masters”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Andrea Brachfeld, flute

22.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem”
8:00pm Collector’s Corner with Henry Fogel
“The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 1939‐1945 – Part 7”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Ryan Cohen, piano/composer

23.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Christina Landshamer, soprano; Robin Blaze, counter-tenor; Paul Appleby, tenor; Paul Armin Edelmann, baritone; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director; HANDEL: Messiah
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Lucian Ban, piano

24.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Riccardo Muti, conductor; Mitsuko Uchida, piano; MOZART: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K.492; MOZART: Piano Concerto No.20, K.466; VARÈSE: Déserts; STRAVINSKY: Divertimento, Suite from The Fairy's Kiss; STRAVINSKY: Suite from The Firebird (1919 Revision)
10:00pm All Is Bright: Contemplative Music for Christmas
Lynne Warfel hosts an hour of gorgeous, contemplative choral music that tells the traditional Christmas story with songs about angels, the star and the manger scene. Featured artists include Cantus, Chanticleer, Cambridge Singers, Bryn Terfel, Emma Kirkby, Jessye Norman, and a variety of choirs.

25.Friday
8:00am The Nutcracker Ballet
Tchaikovsky’s holiday favorite is performed by the Saint Louis Symphony and the Women’s Voices of the Saint Louis Symphony, conducted by Leonard Slatkin.
10:00am Welcome Christmas!
A perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral groups. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries.
11:00am A Chanticleer Christmas A program of holiday music presented live in concert by Chanticleer. Hear why this superb 12-man ensemble is known as "an orchestra of voices," as they perform holiday classics and new favorites,
12:00/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem”
1:00pm St. Olaf Christmas
This service in song and word has become one of the nation's most cherished holiday celebrations. The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, as well as orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and featuring more than 500 student musicians in five choirs, and the St. Olaf Orchestra.
2:00pm Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
The sounds of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square floated into many homes during the holidays in the '60s & '70s on Goodyear and Firestone albums, bringing lush renditions of favorite Christmas carols. Those warm memories and feelings come right back again in this holiday special. The choir continues its tradition of great artistry with touching arrangements of familiar carols, and surprises with lesser-known melodies.
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
“NYP Jukebox—Winter Holiday”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

26.Saturday
7:00 Jazz a la Carte
10:00am Radio Deluxe
12:00pm Saturday Classics
1:00pm The Metropolitan Opera
MOZART: The Magic Flute (performance from December 21, 2010) – Erik Nielsen, conductor; with Susanna Phillips, Erika Miklósa, Russell Thomas, Alan Oke, Nathan Gunn, and Morris Robinson
6:00 American Routes

27.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“American Organist’s Christmas” - Music for the holiday with a distinctly home-grown flavor.
1:00pm Milwaukee Symphony On-Stage
Ken-David Masur, conductor; Orion Weiss, piano; MENDELSSOHN: Trumpet Overture in C, Op.101; BEETHOVEN: Concerto No.2 for Piano and Orchestra, Op.19; MICHELE DALL’ONGARO: La primavera; MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No.4, Op.90, Italian
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; ERYILMAZ: Miniatures Set No.6; HAILSTORK: Arabesques; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires; DVORAK: Silent Woods
10:00pm Night Lights
“Have Yourself A Very Quiet Christmas” - Night Lights pays tribute to the holidays in the mellowest of moods, with music from Joe Pass, Dave Brubeck, the Modern Jazz Quartet, and more.

28.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“You and the Night and the Music” - Novelists who have built their plots around great music. Join us as we step inside the minds of authors groping for the words to describe the feelings and emotions of the music. We begin with an inspiring mandolin, and the letters of T.S. Eliot. In Thursday’s program Bill tells the story of a violin maker and part-time sleuth with a nostalgic longing for Bach. Dvorák falls in love and an author reminisces about his father’s final journey with Beethoven. We end our travels through literature and music with a dream of the devil and E.M. Forster’s vision of Beethoven from Howard’s End.
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

29.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“You and the Night and the Music”
1:00pm White Lake Chamber Music Society
This is a collaboration between Blue Lake and the White Lake Chamber Music Society to bring this special performance from Chicago, with cellist Marina Hoover and pianist Andrea Swan. Music of Bach, Beethoven, Falla, and Granados.
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

30.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“You and the Night and the Music”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Michael Rusinek, clarinet; ROSSINI: Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra; WEBER: Clarinet Concerto No.1; STRAUSS, JR: Waltzes and Polkas
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

31.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“You and the Night and the Music”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony Orchestra
BRUCKNER: Psalm 150 (Ruth Welting, soprano; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Margaret Hillis, director; Daniel Barenboim, conductor); BARTÓK: Cantata profana (John Aler, tenor; John Tomlinson, baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Margaret Hillis, director; Pierre Boulez, conductor; BRAHMS: A German Requiem (Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano; Bernd Weikl, baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Margaret Hillis, director; Sir Georg Solti, conductor)
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network