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July 2017

1.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
This 2007 Piano Jazz remembers one of the great innovators of the bebop style—pianist Duke Jordan (1922 – 2006). He’s perhaps best known for his innovative work with Charlie Parker’s legendary 1947 quintet, and he played with a number of other legends including Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, and Sonny Stitt. Jordan joined McPartland in 1980 for a session including duets on “Groovin’ High” and his original “Jordu.”
1:00pm Lyric Opera of Chicago
BIZET: Carmen – Ainars Rubikis, conductor; with Anita Rachvelishvili, Brandon Jovanovich, Eleonora Buratto, Christian Van Horn, and Bradley Smoak

2.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“A Montreal Organ Festival” - A salute to the upcoming combined conventions of the Royal Canadian College of Organist and the American Guild of Organists.
1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live!
Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone, conductor and harpsichord; Viktoria Mullova, violin; ALL-BACH: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Minor, BWV1041; Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Continuo in C Minor, BWV1060 (transcr. for violin and harpsichord by Ottavio Dantone); Harpsichord Concerto No.2, BWV1053 (transcr. for violin by Ottavio Dantone); Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E, BWV1042
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Houston Symphony, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Robin Kesselman, double bass; REVUELTAS: Sensemayá; KOUSSEVITZKY: Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra; PIAZZOLLA: Tangazo; BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Band, directed by Tom Palmatier

3.Monday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 1” - Our two-week series titled Artists in Exile pays homage to Joseph Horowitz’s book that focuses on "how refugees from 20th century war and revolution transformed the American arts.” In this program, you will hear stories of appreciation for a new country, but also of terrible loneliness that comes from being forced from one's home by political strife. Bill begins this week with a vacationing artist, Antonín Dvořák, before playing music from Sergei Prokofiev, who fled the Soviet Union. This week will end with Hungarian Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, written in America.
8:00pm SymphonyCast
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Nicholas McGegan, conductor; Martin Chalifour, violin; Nathan Cole, violin; Ariana Ghez, oboe; Whitney Crockett, bassoon; Robert deMaine, cello; BACH: Orchestral Suite No.3; BACH: Concerto for Two Violins; HAYDN: Sinfonia concertante in B-flat; SCHUBERT: Symphony No.3
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Peter Bernstein, guitar

4.Tuesday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 1”
8:00pm Cleveland Orchestra
Andrew Davis, conductor; Frank Rosenwein, oboe; Wes Collins, viola; Mark Kosower, cello; DELIUS: Brigg Fair; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Oboe Concerto; R.STRAUSS: Don Quixote
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Louis Armstrong, trumpet/voice

5.Wednesday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 1”
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Rose Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Walter Verdehr, performs Soliloquy for Violin and Strings by James Niblock, in honor of the composer’s 100th birthday! The program also includes the Piano Quintet in f-minor by César Franck.
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Ella Fitzgerald, voice

6.Thursday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 1”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Bramwell Tovey, Marin Alsop, Susanna Mälkki, John Williams, conductors; “A Gershwin Spectacular”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Benny Goodman, clarinet/bandleader

7.Friday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 1”
7:15pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Staff Band is directed by Colonel Thomas Palmatier.
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Hank Mobley, tenor saxophone

8.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Vocalist Sandy Stewart first emerged as a star on the cabaret scene during the 1960s, and her marriage to Broadway composer Moose Charlap kept her plugged into a vibrant music community. In 2005, Stewart and her son, pianist Bill Charlap, collaborated on their first album together, “Love Is Here to Stay.” On this Piano Jazz from 2006, mother and son bring a rare combination of swing and sophistication with a performance of “Two for the Road.”
1:00pm Lyric Opera of Chicago
TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugene Onegin – Alejo Perez, conductor; with Mariusz Kwiecień, Ana María Martínez, Charles Castronovo, Alisa Kolosova, and Dmitry Belosselskiy
8:00pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Orchestra, with Alexander Jimenez, conductor. Music of Zwilich, Rimsky-Korsakov, H. Owen Reed, and Ludolph Arens.

9.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“American Tapestry” - Whether picturesque or provocative, these composers weave an intriguing spell.
1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live!
Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano; Wolfram Brandl, violin; Yulia Deyneka, viola; MOZART: Sinfonia concertante in E-flat, K.364; BRUCKNER: Symphony No.7
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Nicholas McGegan, conductor; Martin Chalifour, violin; Nathan Cole, violin; Ariana Ghez, oboe; Whitney Crockett, bassoon; Robert deMaine, cello; BACH: Orchestral Suite No.3; BACH: Concerto for Two Violins; HAYDN: Sinfonia concertante in B-flat; SCHUBERT: Symphony No.3

10.Monday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 2” - Bill continues to reflect on artists in exile, beginning with music from Paul Hindemith. In his escape from Nazi Germany, Hindemith traveled to Turkey, England, and Switzerland before coming to America. We will listen to his Symphony for Concert Band and When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d. Bill then considers the plight of composers who faced deportation from America because of their political views. We finish this two-week series with composers from Asia and Latin America. Glorious music from Chen Yi and Gabriela Lena Frank, as well as Tan Dun’s title song for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
8:00pm SymphonyCast
Oregon Symphony, Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Natasha Paremski, piano; STRAVINSKY: Fireworks; SHOENFIELD: Four Parables for Piano and Orchestra; HOLST: The Planets
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

11.Tuesday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 2”
8:00pm Cleveland Orchestra
(archival concert from 1978) William Steinberg, conductor; Maurizio Pollini, piano; BRAHMS: Symphony No.3 in F, Op.90; BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No.1, Op.15
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

12.Wednesday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 2”
8:00pm Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Daniil Trifonov, piano; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No.3; PROKOFIEV: Scythian Suite; SCRIABIN: Poem of Ecstasy
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Paul Gonsalves, tenor saxophone

13.Thursday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 2”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Edo de Waart, conductor; Orion Weiss, piano; IPPOLITO: Nocturne for Orchestra; MOZART: Piano Concerto No.25, K.503; BRAHMS: Symphony No.3, Op.90
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Charles Mingus at Antibes

14.Friday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“Artists in Exile, Part 2”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Bernard Haitink, conductor; Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano; Women of the New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director; Brooklyn Youth Chorus; Dianne Berkun, director; MAHLER: Symphony No.3
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Akua Dixon, cello

15.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Piano Jazz remembers jazz piano master Gerald Wiggins (1922 – 2008). Born in Harlem, Wiggins began learning classical piano at a young age, but he discovered jazz through pianists Teddy Wilson and Art Tatum. In this 1992 session, Wiggins talks about some of his early professional gigs with the big bands of Benny Carter and Les Hite. He and McPartland journey back with Sammy Cahn’s “If It’s the Last Thing I Do” and a Wiggins original, “Edie Is a Sweetie.” The two wind up the hour with a duet of Charlie Parker’s “Now’s the Time.”
1:00pm Lyric Opera of Chicago
MOZART: Don Giovanni – Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; with Mariusz Kwiecień, Kyle Ketelsen, Marina Rebeka, Ana María Martínez, Antonio Poli, Andriana Chuchman, Michael Sumuel, and Andrea Silvestrelli

16.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“An Australian Adventure” - A sampler of some of the sounds you’ll enjoy when participating in the upcoming PIPEDREAMS Group Tour ‘down under’.
1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live!
National Youth Orchestra of the USA, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor; Emanuel Ax, Piano; MOZART: Piano Concerto No.22, K.482; BRUCKNER: Symphony No.6
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Oregon Symphony, Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Natasha Paremski, piano; STRAVINSKY: Fireworks; SHOENFIELD: Four Parables for Piano and Orchestra; HOLST: The Planets
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Band, conducted by Myron Welch. Works by John Heins, Aaron Perrine, Vittorio Giannini, John Williams, and John Philp Sousa

17.Monday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“From This Mighty River: Music of the Children of JS Bach” - Music flowed from the Bach family in a seemingly never-ending torrent for generations, and the three sons of Johann Sebastian are no exception. We will start with the music of JS Bach’s grand uncle, Johann, born in 1604 and continue to the last of Bach's boys born in the 1730s. This week we will listen to Wilhelm Friedemann, Carl Philipp Emanuel, and Johann Christian Bach as they continue their father’s legacy into the Classical era.
8:00pm SymphonyCast
Houston Symphony, Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Martin Helmchen, piano; Mark Hughes, trumpet; PIERRE JALBERT: Music of Air and Fire; SHOSTAKOVICH: Concerto No.1 for piano, trumpet and strings; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.3, Eroica
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Thelonious Monk, piano/composition/bandleader

18.Tuesday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“From This Mighty River: Music of the Children of JS Bach”
8:00pm Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell, conductor; David Oistrakh, violin and conductor; BRAHMS: Violin Concerto, Op.77; SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.10
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Carl Fontana, trombone

19.Wednesday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“From This Mighty River: Music of the Children of JS Bach”
8:00pm Los Angeles Philharmonic
Grant Gershon, conductor; Julia Bullock, soprano; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Davone Tines, bass; Daniel Bubeck, countertenor; Brian Cummings, countertenor; Nathan Medley, countertenor; Los Angeles Master Chorale; ADAMS: El Niño
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Bobby Bradford, trumpet

20.Thursday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“From This Mighty River: Music of the Children of JS Bach”
7:15pm Live From Blue Lake
Dr. Myron Welch leads the Blue Lake Staff Band in works by Ron Nelson, Eric Whitacre, Grainger, Albéniz, and Tchaikovsky
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
BassDrumBone

21.Friday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“From This Mighty River: Music of the Children of JS Bach”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Bernard Haitink, conductor; MAHLER: Symphony No.9
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Helen Merrill, voice

22.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Country music legend Willie Nelson and jazz guitarist Jackie King (1945 – 2016) performed and recorded together for decades. They were McPartland’s guests for this unforgettable 2002 Piano Jazz. Songs include standards like “The Nearness of You” and Nelson’s classic ballad, “Crazy,” plus a few selections from Nelson and King’s collaboration from 2000, with “The Gypsy” and “Heart of a Clown.”
1:00pm Lyric Opera of Chicago
WAGNER: Tannhauser – Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; with Johan Botha, Amber Wagner, Michaela Schuster, Gerald Finley, and John Relyea
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Orchestra and Staff Choir, conducted by Dr. Raphael Jimenez; Brahms’ Symphony No.2, Michigan Morn by H. Owen Reed, and Canterbury Lane by Ludolph Arens

23.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“The Minnesota Muse” - A sampler of some instruments heard next month during the Organ Historical Society’s national convention.
1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live!
Brentano String Quartet; Hsin-Yun Huang, Viola; Jonathan Biss, Piano; SCHUMANN: Fünf Gesänge der Frühe; GESUALDO: Selections from Madrigals, Book VI (arr. Bruce Adolphe); BRAHMS: Klavierstücke, Op.118;
MOZART: String Quintet in E-flat Major, K.614
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Houston Symphony, Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Martin Helmchen, piano; Mark Hughes, trumpet; PIERRE JALBERT: Music of Air and Fire; SHOSTAKOVICH: Concerto No.1 for piano, trumpet and strings; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.3, Eroica

24.Monday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“American Masters 5” - The American Masters series examines composers who forged our Nationalist identity in the 20th century, and who continue to energize and influence classical music today. While we have had other series dedicated to Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, and Duke Ellington, American Masters is our opportunity to spend time with a more diverse collection of composers. This fifth installment of the series focuses on composers born in the years before the First World War – musical trailblazers, such as Henry Brant, Lukas Foss, Robert Russell Bennett, Peter Mennin, George Perle, Ned Rorem, and Jerome Moross.
8:00pm SymphonyCast
First Night of the 2017 BBC Proms - BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Proms Youth Choir, Edward Gardner, conductor; Igor Levitt, piano; TOM COULT: St. John’s Dance; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.3; ADAMS: Harmonium
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Network

25.Tuesday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“American Masters 5”
8:00pm Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Nikolaj Znaider, violin; NIELSEN: Violin Concerto; SIBELIUS: Symphony No.2
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Network

26.Wednesday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“American Masters 5”
8:00pm Los Angeles Philharmonic
Zubin Mehta, conductor; Anoushka Shankar, sitar; R. SHANKAR: Sitar Concerto No.2, Raga mala (West Coast premiere); R.STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Erskine Hawkins, trumpet/leader

27.Thursday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“American Masters 5”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Donald Runnicles, conductor; Robert Chen, violin; MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto, Op.64; MAHLER: Symphony No.5; BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture, Op.62
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Karrin Allyson, piano/voice

28.Friday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“American Masters 5”
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The International Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Brad Pfell, in their Homecoming Concert
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Nnenna Freelon, voice

29.Saturday
10:00am Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
As the swinging pianist in the Quincy Jones Orchestra, Patti Bown (1931 – 2008) kept the music moving. In honor of her July 26 birthday, Piano Jazz remembers Bown with this encore from the early years of the program. Bown joins host McPartland to talk about the role of women in jazz. She presents her rendition of Coltrane’s “Giant Steps” and shares her Swahili love song, “Oh My Darling, How I Love You.”
1:00pm LA Opera On Air
VERDI: Macbeth – James Conlon, conductor; with Plácido Domingo, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Joshua Guerrero, Josh Wheeker, Summer Hassan, and Theo Hoffman

30.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“Back with Bach” - A summertime respite with performances new and old of music which, though chronologically old, is always fresh and new.
1:00pm Carnegie Hall Live!
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Rudolf Buchbinder, piano; BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No.1; SCHUBERT: Symphony No.8, Unfinished; BARTÓK: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite
3:00pm SymphonyCast
First Night of the 2017 BBC Proms - BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Proms Youth Choir, Edward Gardner, conductor; Igor Levitt, piano; TOM COULT: St. John’s Dance; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.3; ADAMS: Harmonium
7:30pm Live From Blue Lake
The Blue Lake Festival Band, directed by Dr. Rodney Dorsey, with works of Copland, Reinkemeyer, Gould, Bernstein, and Sousa

31.Monday
12:06pm Exploring Music
“You and the Night and the Music” - This week – 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. Later, 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.
8:00pm SymphonyCast
From the 2017 BBC Proms - Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim, conductor; Lisa Batiashvili, violin; SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto; ELGAR: Symphony No.1
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Kenny Burrell, guitar