Airs Saturday, August 18 at 3:00 p.m. Join us for Part five of an exploration of the piano music of Rachmaninoff with commentary by Valery Gergiev, Alexander Toradze, Gianandrea Noseda and Joseph Horowitz. All performances on this program are live. This week begin to explore the piano works of Stravinsky, with performance of his Scherzo from F-Sharp Minor Piano Sonata featuring pianist Genadi Zagor; Three Episodes from The Firebird arranged for Solo Piano by Guido Agosti and featuring pianist Alexander Korsantia; and Three Movements from Petrushka with Alexander Toradze as the pianist.
Airs Friday, August 17 at 12:00 noon. Join us for the Winner's Concert from the 2012 Young artist Competition. The judges made their selections and the winners assembled on Sunday, May 13, at 5 p.m., at LSU Shreveport's University Center Theater to perform. Red River Radio captured this concert for broadcast. Here is today's concert and the performers. Click on this post and listen to concert again online. (more)
Airs Thursday, August 16 at 8:00 p.m. This episode of the Savannah Music Festival Live features highlights from a specially conceived concert in which the esteemed faculty of our Swing Central High School Jazz Band Competition & Workshop performs for the students and the general public. Each Spring, twelve of the top high school jazz bands from across the nation travel to Savannah to spend three days studying with a handpicked set of instructors who, individually, are some of the greatest jazz musicians of our time.
Airs Monday, August 13 at 8:00 p.m. Program Two: Facing the Riding Tide Even when we do understand climate change and it’s impacts, we often do nothing. Why is this? Part Two brings us portraits of two families, a farmer and a land developer. The Mellos and the Fosters provide two different answers to this question.
Airs Monday, August 13 at 11:00 a.m. Can there be any more beautiful place than the Berkshires in the summer? 210 acres of lawns and meadows echo with the dulcet sounds of classical music every summer in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. Held on the beautiful grounds of the Tanglewood estate, the Tanglewood Music Festival is one of the country’s largest, oldest and best-known festival. Each year, the festival attracts over 350,000 visitors. Each season offers not only a vast quantity of music, but also a vast range of musical forms and styles, all of it presented with a regard for artistic excellence that makes the festival unique.