San Francisco Symphony On Stage
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Airs Friday, September 4, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral” and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 “Scottish”

Airs Monday, September 23, 2019, at 1 p.m. The Cleveland Orchestra 2019 season continues on Red River Radio with Guest Conductor Herbert Blomstedt leading the orchestra in two symphonic masterpieces, Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony, the symphony No. 6, and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3, the Scottish."

Performance of Brahms Sextet with Benny Kim, Ida Kavafian, Steven Tenenbom, Daniel Phillips, Mark Kosower, & Peter Stumpf
Steve-Ovitsky / Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Airs Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us each Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. for the 2019 season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Series. This week the New York Philharmonic String Quartet takes the stage for a performance Mendelssohn's String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80. The program will open with Dohnányi's Serenade in C Major for Violin, Viola & Cello, Op. 10 featuring violinist Ida Kavafian, violist Steven Tenenbom, and cellist Mark Kosower.

Airs Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 1 p.m. This concert, broadcast live from Carnegie Hall features pianist Sir András Schiff performing fantasies, sonatas and suites by Mendelssohn and the most well-known configuration of the "Three Bs" — Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Jeff Spurgeon and John Schaefer co-host the broadcast.

Airs Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us for a new season of concerts from the Sanata Fe Chamber Music Festival hosted by Kerry Frumkin. In this opening concert pianist Jon Kimura Parker will join violinist Daniel Hope and Cellist Mark Kosower for Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49. Also on the program Handel's “Voi che udite il lamento” from Agrippina with David Daniels, countertenor; Liang Wang, oboe; L.P. How & Kathleen Brauer, violin; Kimberly Fredenburgh, viola; Alastair Eng, cello; Leigh Mesh, bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord. And in the center, Vivaldi's Oboe Concerto in C Major, RV 447.

Airs Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 1 p.m. This Carnegie Hall Live broadcast features pianist Sir András Schiff performing fantasies, sonatas and suites by Mendelssohn and the most well-known configuration of the "Three Bs" — Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. The concert opens with Mendelssohn's Fantasia in F-sharp Minor, Op. 28. Then we'll hear the Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp Major, Op. 78 by Beethoven. Next up, two works by Brahms, his Klavierstücke, Op. 76; and his Seven Fantasies, Op. 116. And this concert concludes with Bach's English Suite No. 6 in D Minor.

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Airs Friday, march 2, 2018 at 12 noon. The week on our Regional Broadcasts the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Presents Magnificent Mozart with claranetist Ricardo Morales as the soloist in Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. Music Director Michael Butterman will open he concert with Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3 and the concert concludes with Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, his “Reformation Symphony.”

Airs Friday, October 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman and clarinetist Ricardo Morales about this weekend's Shreveport Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3; Mozart's Clarinet Concerto; and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, “Reformation.” For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863.

Aired Thursday, January 21, at 12 noon Kermit Poling spoke with pianist Stanislav Khristenko and Dr. Lester Senter Wilson, Executive Director of the Wideman International Piano Competition, about this weekend's 65th Anniversary Celebration of the Wideman Piano Competition. Saturday's concert features pianist Stanislav Khristenko in the Piano Concerto No. 2 by Shostakovich and then pianist Tomer Gewirtzman will perform the Piano Concerto in A minor by Grieg. The concert concludes with the world premiere of the Symphony No. 1 (“Shreveport Symphony”) by Kermit Poling.

Airs Monday, January 11, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra guest conductor James Gaffigan will be joined by soprano Yulia van Doren and the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus for a performance of the Cantata No. 199, “Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut” by J.S. Bach. She will also be featured in the Brahms' Song of Destiny and the concert will close with the Symphony No. 5, the “Reformation” symphony by Felix Mendelssohn.