Bartok

Airs Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 1 p.m. This concert, led by Iván Fischer, features the Budapest Festival Orchestra in a unique all-Hungarian program. Highlighting works by Béla Bartók as well as traditional Hungarian peasant songs, the concert concluded with a concert performance of Bartók's one-act opera, Bluebeard's Castle.

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Márta Sebestyén, Vocalist
Ildikó Komlósi, Mezzo-Soprano
Krisztián Cser, Bass

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival / Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Airs Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. The new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival continues as host Kerry Frumkin welcomes the Johannes String Quartet for a performance of Mozart's String Quartet No. 22 in B-flat Major, K. 589, “Prussian No. 2” and then the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo are joined by percussionists Daniel Druckman & Greg Zuber for Bartók’s Sonata for Two Pianos & Percussion.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival / Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Airs Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. The new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival continues as host Kerry Frumkin welcomes the Johannes String Quartet for a performance of Bartók's String Quartet No. 3 and then we'll hear Shostakovitch's Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57 with pianist Inon Barnatan joined by the Dover Quartet.

Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 12 noon. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a double bill of rarely performed one-act operas, Tchaikovsky’s romantic fairy tale Iolanta and Bartók’s harrowing Bluebeard’s Castle. The performance will be heard live over Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12:00 Noon CT on Saturday, February 9.

Airs Monday, December 19, at 1 p.m. This week on the next concert by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra maestro Susanna Mälkki will take the podium and will be joined by pianist Jeremy Denk who will take on the challenges of Bartók's Piano Concerto No. 3.  The concert will open a tone poem by Griffes, the White Peacock, and we'll also hear the Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 73 by Brahms and we'll close with Petrushka by Stravinsky. 

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