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May 2019

1.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Marlboro Music”
8:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, music director and conductor; Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet; HK GRUBER: Aerial; MAHLER: Symphony No.5
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
James Newton, flute

2.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Marlboro Music”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
CSO Resound Showcase: Riccardo Muti conducts Italian Masterworks and Prokofiev
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Frank Kimbrough, piano

3.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Marlboro Music”
8:00pm The New York Philharmonic
Jaap van Zweden, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.2; RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No.2
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
John Lewis, piano

4.Saturday
1:00pm The Metropolitan Opera
VERDI: Aida – Nicola Luisotti, conductor; with Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Quinn Kelsey, Dmitry Belosselskiy and Ryan Speedo Green

5.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“Past Masters” - Famous and forgotten names from the past engage us with their unique talents.
1:00pm Grand Rapids Symphony
David Lockington, conductor; James Crawford, violin; SAWYERS: Valley of Vision (U.S. Premiere); WALTON: Concerto for Violin; ELGAR: Enigma Variations
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä, conductor; Elina Vähälä, violin; AHO: Minea; KUUSISTO: Violin Concerto; SIBELIUS: Symphony No.2

6.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 1” - Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age, and audiences couldn’t get enough of them. Starting with compositions by Mozart and Mendelssohn, all played by today’s whiz kids. We continue with Niccolò Paganini performed by violinist Julia Fischer, and by violinist Julian Sitkovetsky with his mother, Bella Davidovich, accompanying him on the piano. Bill ends the week with a full hour devoted to Frédéric Chopin performed by some of the great prodigy-pianists of today— Maurizio Pollini, Garrick Ohlsson, and Frederic Chiu. Bill says when these musicians were children they were like gifts from above.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Virtuoso Strings”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
David Friesen, bass

7.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 1”
8:00pm 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
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

8.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 1”
8:00pm 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; RESPIGHI: Fountains of Rome; RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

9.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 1”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Riccardo Muti, conductor; Robert Chen, violin; MOZART: Overture to Don Giovanni, K.527; MOZART: Symphony No.40, K.550; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
WFMT Jazz Network

10.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 1”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Jaap van Zweden, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano; MOZART: Symphony No.1; HAYDN: Piano Concerto No.11; STRAVINSKY: Capriccio for Piano & Orchestra; MOZART: Symphony No.41, Jupiter
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Mel Lewis, drums

11.Saturday
1:00pm The Metropolitan Opera
POULENC: Dialogues of the Carmelites – Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; with Isabel Leonard, Adrianne Pieczonka, Erin Morley, Karen Cargill, Karita Mattila, David Portillo, and Dwayne Croft

12.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“On Stage” - Concert and competition performances feature ‘live’ music made vivid in the moment.
1:00pm Grand Rapids Symphony
Marcelo Lehninger, conductor; George Li, piano; KRISTIN KUSTER: Moxie; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No.2; SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.5
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Andrew Manze, conductor; Richard Goode, piano; BACEWICZ: Overture; MOZART: Piano Concerto No.18 K.456; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No.6

13.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 2” - More performers and composers whose exceptional musical gifts emerged at an early age are our subject this week. It’s amazing to think that many of these musicians, like Mendelssohn, are still best known today for works that they composed in their early teens. Conductor Eugene Ormandy said that all his violinists were prodigies, so we end the week with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee played by the entire first and second violin sections of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Please enjoy this week of wunderkinder playing the works of wunderkinder.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Brahms”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Gil Evans, arranger/composer/pianist

14.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 2”
8:00pm San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Yuja Wang, piano; TILSON THOMAS: Agnegram; CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No.2, Op.21; BRUCKNER: Symphony No.7
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Sidney Bechet, saxophone/clarinet

15.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 2”
8:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniel Harding, conductor; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; CONNESSON: Eiréné; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.5, Emperor; R.STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
One Night at Birdland/Jazz at Massey Hall

16.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 2”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Riccardo Muti, conductor; John Sharp, cello; DVOŘÁK: Husitská Overture, Op.67; SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto, Op.129; HINDEMITH: Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Op.50; MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL: Pictures from an Exhibition; CATALANI: Contemplazione
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Betty Carter, voice

17.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Wunderkinder - Musical Prodigies, Part 2”
8:00pm New York Philharmonic
Jaap van Zweden, conductor; Ying Fang, soprano; Matthias Goerne, baritone; Concert Chorale of NY; BRAHMS: A German Requiem
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Dewey Redman, saxophone

18.Saturday
1:00pm From the Royal Opera House
(new season) – VERDI: Falstaff – Nicola Luisotti, conductor; with Sir Bryn Terfel, Ana Maria Martínez, Simon Keenlyside, Anna Prohaska, Frédéric Antoun, and Marie-Nicole Lemieux

19.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“American Poets” - Whether with words or music, creations or interpretations, these artists compel our admiration.
1:00pm Grand Rapids Symphony
Marcelo Lehninger, conductor; Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano; Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, Pearl Shangkuan, director; Mandala, Sean Ivory, director; Grand Rapids Symphony Junior Youth Chorus, Jackie Sonderfan-Schoon, director; MAHLER: Symphony No.3
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Louis Langrée, conductor; Truls Mørk, cello; COOLEY: World Premiere; SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No.1; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.6, Pathetique

20.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dvorák, Tchaikovsky & Borodin String Quartets” - Our multiple-part series tracing the evolution of the string quartet continues with magnificent works from Antonin Dvořák, Peter Tchaikovsky, and Alexander Borodin. During the 1870s and 1880s, well into the Romantic period, string quartets were falling by the wayside for a lot of composers, but a few managed to slip through the fabric of time and tell stories just as wondrous as the great Romantic tone poems that were popular at the time. Many of these unique quartets have become calling cards for these three composers.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Intenisty and Drama”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Chuck Nessa, Nessa Records

21.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dvorák, Tchaikovsky & Borodin String Quartets”
8:00pm San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Leila Josefowicz, violin; JOHN ADAMS: Scheherazade.2; PROKOFIEV: Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Op.64
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Christian McBride, bass

22.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dvorák, Tchaikovsky & Borodin String Quartets”
8:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
Le Concert des Nations, Jordi Savall, director and viol; Manfredo Kraemer, violin; Charles Zebley, flute; Philippe Pierlot, bass viol; Daniel Swenberg, theorbo; Luca Guglielmi, harpsichord; Selections by Lully, Marais, Couperin, Rameau, Leclair and others
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Sun Ra, keyboards/bandleader

23.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dvorák, Tchaikovsky & Borodin String Quartets”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Robert Chen, conductor and violin; Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flute; ALL MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K.525; Flute Concerto No.2, K.314; Violin Concerto No.3, K.216; Symphony No.25, K.183
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Artie Shaw, clarinet/bandleader

24.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Dvorák, Tchaikovsky & Borodin String Quartets”
8:00pm The New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor; Christine Brewer, soprano; Nancy Gustafson, soprano; Jeanine De Bique, soprano; Mary Phillips, mezzo‐soprano; Nancy Maultsby, mezzo‐soprano; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; Wolfgang Schöne, bass; Jason Grant, bass‐baritone; New York Choral Artists; The Dessoff Symphonic Choir; Brooklyn Youth Chorus; MAHLER: Symphony No.8
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Miles Davis, trumpet/bandleader

25.Saturday
1:00pm From the Royal Opera House
WAGNER: Das Rheingold – Sir Antonio Pappano, conductor; with John Lundgren, Johannes-Martin Kränzle, Alan Oke, Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Dame Sarah Connolly, Lise Davidsen, Markus Eiche, and Andrew Staples

26.Sunday
7:00am Pipedreams
“Winpenny for Your Thoughts” - A stimulating visit with English organist Tom Winpenny, who introduces us to his many musical enthusiasms.
1:00pm Grand Rapids Symphony
John Varineau, conductor; Ava Ordman, trombone; JOAN TOWER: Chamber Dance; ANNA CLYNE: Within Her Arms; RUTH CRAWFORD SEEGER: Andante for Strings; RUTH CRAWFORD SEEGER: Rissolty Rossolty; DAVID BIEDENBENDER: Concerto for Trombone
3:00pm SymphonyCast
Houston Symphony, Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Jonathan Biss, piano; MESSIAEN: The Forgotten Offerings; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.4; PROKOFIEV: Symphony No.5

27.Monday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Let Me Tell You A Story, Part 2” - Composers telling us stories. Franz Schubert died asking for more of James Fenimore Cooper’s novels like The Last of the Mohicans. We can only imagine that Schubert was looking for more musical inspiration from stories of forbidden love caught in the crosshairs of the French and Indian War. The next weeks will not feature just tone poems, operas, or Shakespeare, but music inspired by all sorts of poems and books.
8:00pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
“Musical Textures”
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Dee Dee Bridgewater, voice

28.Tuesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Let Me Tell You A Story, Part 2”
8:00pm San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Gautier Capuçon, cello; GNESIN: The Jewish Orchestra at the Ball of Nothingtown, Op.41; SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No.1, Op.107; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.6, Op.74, Pathétique
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Arno Marsh, tenor saxophone

29.Wednesday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Let Me Tell You A Story, Part 2”
8:00pm Carnegie Hall Live
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10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Wycliffe Gordon, trombone

30.Thursday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Let Me Tell You A Story, Part 2”
8:00pm Chicago Symphony
Bernard Haitink, conductor; Till Fellner, piano; MOZART: Piano Concerto No.22, K.482; R.STRAUSS: An Alpine Symphony, Op.64; WEBERN: Im Sommerwind
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Benny Goodman, clarinet/bandleader

31.Friday
12:06/7:00pm Exploring Music
“Let Me Tell You A Story, Part 2”
8:00pm The New York Philharmonic
Valery Gergiev, conductor; Alexander Timchenko, tenor; Dmitry Voropaev, tenor; Ilya Bannik, bass; Andrei Serov, bass‐baritone; Alec Baldwin, narrator; ALL STRAVINSKY: Renard; L’Histoire du soldat
10:00pm Jazz from Blue Lake
Ann Hampton Callaway, voice