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November 2019

1.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Demons, Spooks, and Other Things That Go Bump in the Night”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Zubin Mehta, Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Masur, conductors; Jenny Tourel, mezzo-soprano; Jenny Tourel, mezzo-soprano; Angelina Réaux,soprano; SIBELIUS: Symphony No.2; BERLIOZ: The Death of Cleopatra; BERG: Lulu-Suite; LISZT: Mephisto Waltz
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Roger Kellaway, pianist

2.Saturday
1:00pm Opera Delaware
PUCCINI/MICHAEL CHING: Gianni Schicchi/Buoso’s Ghost – Michael Ching, conductor; with Sean Anderson, Sara Duchovnay, and Kirk Dougherty

3.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“A Fugue Too Many?” - Can there ever be a surfeit of these characterful, complex and compelling treasures?
1:00pm West Michigan Symphony
The 2018-19 Season Finale – Scott Speck, conductor; Natasha Paremski, piano; BORODIN: Polovetsian Dances from Prince Igor; CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No.2, Op.21; SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.5, Op.47
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Houston Symphony, Fabien Fabel, conductor; Karen Gomyo, violin; BERNARD HERMANN: Vertigo Overture; TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto; TCHAIKOVSKY: The Tempest; KORNGOLD: Suite from The Sea Hawk

4.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem - Grant Us Peace” - “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” Leonard Bernstein said these words in response to the assassination of JFK. Sadly, half a century later, tens of thousands of people are killed in the United States every year. This week Exploring Music borrows its title, Dona Nobis Pacem, from the Latin Mass for our reaction to such violence. While there is so much work that we all must do to end this senseless epidemic, we also must make sure to nourish and comfort our own souls. We hope that you find some peace in our selections including Bach, Byrd, Grieg, Schubert, and Ella Fitzgerald.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Miro Quartet: Ginastera”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Jazzmeia Horn, voice

5.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem - Grant Us Peace”
8:00pm Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage
(new season) Ken-David Masur, conductor; Boris Giltburg, piano; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No.2, Op.18; BRAHMS: Symphony No.2, Op.73
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Eliane Elias, piano

6.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem - Grant Us Peace”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Manfred Honeck, conductor; James Ehnes, violin; WOLFE: Fountain of Youth; MOZART: Violin Concerto No.4; DVORAK: Scherzo capriccioso; SAINT-SAENS: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso; BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Mimi Fox, guitar

7.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem - Grant Us Peace”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor; Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano; BIZET: Roma Symphony in C; BERLIOZ: The Death of Cleopatra; RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome; PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet, Op.64; excerpts
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Hiromi, piano/keyboards

8.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dona Nobis Pacem - Grant Us Peace”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
“There, in the Night”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Diana Krall, voice/piano

9.Saturday
1:00pm Opera Delaware
FRANCO FACCIO: Amleto – Anthony Barese, conductor; with Joshua Kohl, Sarah Asmar, Tim Mix, Lara Tillotson, Matthew Vickers, Ben Wager, and Harold Wilson

10.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“Isabelle At Large” - Concert and session recordings highlight one of today’s outstanding performer-teachers, Baylor University’s petite powerhouse, Isabelle Demers.
1:00pm San Francisco Symphony
(new season) Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; HAYDN: Symphony No.69, Laudon; SIBELIUS: Symphony No.3, Op.52; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.5, Op.67
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Louis Langrée, conductor; Augustin Hadelich, violin; GERSHWIN: An American in Paris; BARBER: Violin Concerto; RAVEL: Tzigane; VARÉSE: Amériques

11.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 1” - Haydn and Beethoven, Schumann and Brahms, Copland and Bernstein — these are just a few of the legendary artistic partnerships that have changed the course of musical history. Bill explores the ways in which composers learn from the musicians who came before them. We’ll hear music from Vivaldi and how he influenced a young J.S. Bach, including in the Brandenburg Concerti. The first part of the Game of Pairs ends with Bill pointing out the influences of Schumann in Brahms’s third symphony.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Hungarian Flare”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Giacomo Gates, voice

12.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 1”
8:00pm Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage
Karina Canellakis, Jader Bignamini, conductor; Boulanger: D’un soir triste; STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring; TCHAIKOVSKY Capriccio italien, Op.45; RESPIGHI: The Pines of Rome
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Steve Lehman, saxophone

13.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 1”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Pietari Inkinen, conductor; Beatrice Rana, piano; SIBELIUS: Pohjola’s Daughter; PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No.3; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.4
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Joe Lovano, saxophone

14.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 1”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Riccardo Muti, conductor; Krassimira Stoyanova, soprano; Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo-soprano; Dmitry Korchak, tenor; Enea Scala, tenor; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director; MOZART: Kyrie in d-minor, K.341; CHERUBINI: Chant sur la mort de Joseph Haydn; ROSSINI: Stabat mater; ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Benny Carter, alto saxophone/bandleader

15.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 1”
8:00pm The New York Philharmonic
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor; Paul Lewis, piano; BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No.1, Op.15; SCHUMANN: Symphony No.2, Op.61
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Kevin Eubanks, guitar

16.Saturday
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
MOZART: The Marriage of Figaro – Edo de Waart, conductor; with Douglas Williams, Joélle Harvey, Gordon Bintner, Rachel Willis-Sorensen, Maren Favela, and Susanne Mentzer

17.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“Widor, Thou Goest” - Despite that ruthless Biblical reference, today we follow the lead of the great composer of organ symphonies, Charles-Marie Widor.
1:00pm San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Yuja Wang, piano; TILSON THOMAS: Agnegram; CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No.2, Op.21; BRUCKNER: Symphony No.7
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

18.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 2” - Our two-week series focusing on legendary partnerships between composers continues. This week starts in Paris with French impressionist composers Debussy and Ravel, focusing on their respective quartets. Bill then explores the friendship between Béla Bartôk and Zoltan Kodály, in particular their love of Hungarian folk music. In the middle of the week Bill tips his hat to the title of our theme by playing the second movement of Bartôk’s Concerto for Orchestra, “Giuoco delle coppie” or “The Game of Pairs”. We close this week with Leonard Bernstein conducting the New York Philharmonic in a performance of his longtime friend Aaron Copland’s third symphony.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Baroque Collection II”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Don Cherry, cornet/various instruments

19.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 2”
8:00pm Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage
Yaniv Dinur, conductor; Vadim Gluzman, violin; MENACHEM WIESENBERG: Jerusalem, for symphony orchestra; TCHAIKOVSKY: Concerto in D for Violin & Orchestra, Op.35; Shostakovich: Symphony No.12, Op.112, The Year 1917
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Billie Holiday, voice

20.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 2”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.6, Pastoral; DVOŘÁK: Symphony No.8
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Chick Corea, piano/keyboards/bandleader

21.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 2”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar; Daniel Binelli, bandoneon; GINASTERA: Four Dances from Estancia; RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez; TÁRREGA: Gran jota; CHABRIER: España; PIAZZOLLA: Sinfonía Buenos Aires, Op.15
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Ethan Iverson, piano

22.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Game of Pairs, Part 2”
8:00 New York Philharmonic
“Sounds of Sibelius”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Enrico Rava, trumpet

23.Saturday
1:00pm Opera Southwest
BELLINI: Norma – Anthony Barese, conductor; with Lindsay Ohse, Olivia Vote, John Pickle, Justin Hopkins, and Cammy Cook

24.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“American Pioneers” - The art of the organ in our country got a good start with the help of these fine fellows.
1:00pm San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Leila Josefowicz, violin; JOHN ADAMS: Scheherazade.2; PROKOFIEV: Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Op.64
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Xian Zhang, conductor; Sergio Tiempo, piano; CHEN YI: Ge Zu: Antiphony; TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No.1; PROKOFIEV: Symphony No.6

25.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Gathering Storm: Music from 1929 to 1941, from the Great Depression to World War II” - With the stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression settling in, orchestras and record companies closed their doors, composers stopped getting commissions, and musicians joined the unemployment lines. Interestingly, during these hard times millions of people had a radio and they couldn’t get enough of the free entertainment. CBS, NBC, and many other stations acquired the bankrupt recording companies and started employing musicians in big bands, operas, and orchestras. This unique twelve years ended with the start of WWII and Dmitri Shostakovich composing his seventh symphony dedicated to the city of Leningrad. This week on Exploring Music we will hear composers like Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber, Dmitry Shostakovich, and Aaron Copland express these hard times.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Musical Delight”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

26.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Gathering Storm: Music from 1929 to 1941, from the Great Depression to World War II”
8:00pm Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage
Johannes Debus, conductor; Louis Lortie, piano; WAGNER: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; MOZART: Concerto No.27, K.595; SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No.3, Op.78, Organ Symphony
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

27.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Gathering Storm: Music from 1929 to 1941, from the Great Depression to World War II”
8:00pm Pittsburgh Symphony
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Igor Levitt, piano; BATES: Resurrexit; MOZART: Piano Concerto No.22; SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.5
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

28.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Gathering Storm: Music from 1929 to 1941, from the Great Depression to World War II”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Leila Josefowicz, violin; DEBUSSY: Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun; ADAMS: Scheherazade.2; STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

29.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“The Gathering Storm: Music from 1929 to 1941, from the Great Depression to World War II”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Jaap van Zweden, conductor; Women of The Crossing, Donald Nally, director; The Young People’s Chorus of New York, Franciso Núñez, director; WOLFE: Fire in My Mouth
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
The WFMT Jazz Network

30.Saturday
1:00pm Opera Southwest
BOTTESINI: Ali Baba – Anthony Barese, conductor; cast TBA