KWAX PROGRAM GUIDE
 
APRIL, 2015
 
 
***All KWAX programs are subject to change or delays, especially during fund-raising activities. Please listen to KWAX for information on our daily schedule. KWAX is located at 75         Centennial Loop, Eugene, OR 97401.  Tel: 345-0800 or 1-800-422-4301.
 
 
SUNDAY
 
8 am--THE ORGAN LOFT.  An hour of music for the "king of instruments" with host Roger Sherman.  (Repeated at 6 pm.)
9 am—SUNDAY BAROQUE. Host Suzanne Bona explores the world of Baroque music.  Also at 6am.
11 am—WITH HEART AND VOICE. A weekly program of choral music. (Repeated at 7pm).
    
Noon—SYMPHONYCAST.  A series of concerts featuring major European and American orchestras.
      5—Herbert Blomstedt conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic: Mozart, Piano Concerto #27 (Richard Goode); Bruckner, Symphony #9.
     12—Marek Janowski conducts the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven, Triple Concerto (Ylianna Avdeeva, piano; Carolin Widmann, violin; Wolfgang Schmidt, cello); Beethoven, Symphony #6 (Pastoral).
     19—Louis Langree conducts the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Ravel, Une barque sur l’ocean; Chopin, Piano Concerto #2, Op. 21 (Emanuel Ax); Mendelssohn, The Hebrides Overture; Debussy, La Mer.
     26—Louis Langree conducts the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven, Coriolan Overture; Magnard, Hymne a la Justice, Op. 14; Mahler, Symphony #1 (Titan).   
      
 
      
2 pm—STRICTLY VINYL. Bill Zagorski explores recordings from the LP era.                 
3 pm--CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE!  An hour of music for the
classical guitar. Repeated Wednesdays at 5pm.
4 pm—A DISTANT MIRROR. Alan Kelly presents Medieval and Renaissance music.
5 pm—ON THE WIND.  Israel Herman presents music for winds. (Repeat of program heard on Mondays at 6pm).  
6 pm—THE ORGAN LOFT.  (Repeat of program heard at 8am.)
7 pm—WITH HEART AND VOICE. (Repeat of program heard at 11am.)

            
 8 pm—CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER.
     5—Russian Music: Preludes by Scriabin and a Piano Quintet by Taneyev.
     12—Arriaga and Mozart: Arriaga’s Third String Quartet and Mozart’s Piano Quintet, K. 452.
     19—Mendelssohn’s Sinfonia #13 in c; Dvorak’s Piano Quintet, Op. 81.
     26—Leon Kirchner’s String Quartet #1 and Korngold’s Suite for Piano, Two Violins and Cello, Op. 23.   
      
 
9 pm CONCERTS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. A new series.
     5—Franz Schubert: Death and the Maiden.
     12—The English Concert and the Red Priest.
     19-Falla, Ravel, Debussy and Schubert.
     26—Legendary Singers at the Library of Congress.
 
    
     10 pm to 7 am--BEETHOVEN SATELLITE NETWORK. Music through the night with Peter Van De Graaff. 
7 am PERFORMANCE TODAY, with host Fred Child. Monday to Saturday.
 

MONDAY

 
5 pm—SOUNDS CHORAL, hosted by Marjorie Herman.
6 pm—ON THE WIND.  Chamber music for wind instruments.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
 
8 pm-CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
     6—Donald Runnicles conducts: Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto, Op. 64 (Ray Chen); Mahler, Symphony #5. Fritz Reiner conducts: Beethoven, Coriolan Overture.
     13—Christoph Eschenbach conducts: Beethoven, Egmont Overture; Bernard Rands,…where the murmurs die…; Bruckner, Symphony #9. Sir Mark Elder conducts: Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.
     20—Riccardo Muti conducts: Panufnik, Concerto in modo antico (Christopher Martin, trumpet); Stravinsky, Suite from The Firebird; Tchaikovsky, Symphony #3 (Polish); Schubert, Symphony #8 (Unfinished).
     27—Trevor Pinnock conducts: Faure, Masques et Bergamasques; Haydn, Overture to L’Isola Disabitata; Cello Concerto in C (Pavel Gomziakov); Mozart, Symphony #40 in g.   Harry Bicket conducts: Rameau, Suite from Les Boreades.
 
 
TUESDAY
 
5pm—THE PIANO MATTERS, hosted by David Dubal.
6pm—THE SPANISH HOUR, hosted by Candice Agree.
7pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
 
                                                    
  
8pm-COLLECTOR'S CORNER, with Henry Fogel.
     7—Erno Dohnanyi, Composer, Conductor, Pianist: works by Mozart, Liszt, Berlioz, Dohnanyi, and J. Strauss, Jr.
     14—Erno Dohnanyi, Composer, Conductor, Pianist: works by Dohnanyi and Beethoven.
     21—Sir John Barbirolli conducts the Cologne Radio Orchestra: Schubert, Symphony #4 (Tragic); Britten, Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings (Gerald English, tenor; Hermann Baumann, horn); Sibelius, Symphony #2.
     28—The Mravinsky Tchaikovsky Recordings: Symphony #4; Francesca da Rimini; Symphony #5+
 
 
WEDNESDAY
 
5pm—CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE, with Tony Morris.
6pm—COMPACT DISCOVERIES, with Fred Flaxman.
7pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
      
8 pm—NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK, hosted by Alec Baldwin.
     1—Alan Gilbert conducts: Bach, Mass in b Minor (Dorothea Roschmann; Anne-Sofie von Otter; Steve Davislim; Eric Owens; The NY Choral Artists).
     8—Alan Gilbert conducts: Nielsen, Flute Concerto (Robert Langevin); Violin Concerto (Nikolai Zhaider); Tchaikovsky, Symphony #2 (Little Russian).
     15—Alan Gilbert conducts: Dvorak, Cello Concerto (Carter Brey); Tchaikovsky, Symphony #5; Bach, Suites 1 and 2 for solo cello (Carter Brey).
     22—Alan Gilbert conducts: Liadov, The Enchanted Lake; Stravinsky, Petrushka (1911); Adams, Scheherazade.2 (Leila Josefowicz).
     29—Alan Gilbert conducts: R. Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra; Christopher Rouse, Oboe Concerto (Liang Wang); Strauss, Don Juan.                                                  
 
                                             
THURSDAY
 
5 pm—PLAYED IN OREGON, hosted by Brandi Parisi.
6 pm--HARMONIA.  A one-hour program devoted to early music.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
 
8 pm—CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA. A new season of concerts.
     2—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Beethoven, Symphony #6 (Pastoral); Ravel, Alborada del gracioso; Valses nobles et sentimentales; La Valse.
     9—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Pintscher, Idyll for Orchestra; Chopin, Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante (Lang Lang); Strauss, Burleske (Lang Lang); Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks.  
     16—Franz Welser-Most conducts: Bach, Mass in b minor (Joelle Harvey; Estyn Davies; Nicholas Phan; Hanno Mueller-Brachmann; the CO Chorus and Youth Chorus).
     23—James Gaffigan conducts: Bach, Cantata 199: “Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut (Yulia van Doren; CO Chorus); Brahms, Song of Destiny; Mendelssohn, Symphony #5 (Reformation).
     30—Giancarlo Guerrero conducts: Part, Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten; Elgar, Cello Concerto (Alisa Weilerstein); John Adams, Harmonielehre.

 
FRIDAY
 
5 pm—PICTURE PERFECT.  Film Music with Ross Amico. 
6 pm--MILLENIUM OF MUSIC.  A program of early music hosted by Robert Aubry Davis.
7 pm—EXPLORING MUSIC, with Bill McGlaughlin.
    
8 pm—SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY. A new season of concerts.  
     3—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Di Castri, Lineage; Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto #1 (Yefim Bronfman); Prokofiev, Symphony #3 in c, Op. 44.
     10—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Mahler, Symphony #9.
     17—Michael Tilson Thomas conducts: Mahler, Blumine; Beethoven, Piano Concerto #3 in c (Emanuel Ax); Copland, Music from Our Town; Debussy, La Plus que lente; Delius, On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring; Grieg, The Last Spring; Rachmaninoff, Vocalise; Delibes, Cortege of Bacchus from Sylvia.
     24—Pablo Heras-Casado conducts: Lully, Overture and Passacaille from Armide; Thomas Ades, Three Studies from Couperin; Stravinsky, Violin Concerto in D (Leila Josefowicz); Mendelssohn, Symphony #3 (Scottish).  
                                                                                                                                                                                           
    
SATURDAY
 
10:00am—THE METROPOLITAN OPERA.
     4—Verdi, Ernani.
     11—Verdi, Don Carlo.
     18—Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.
     25—Mascagani, Cavalleria Rusticana; Leoncavallo, Pagliacci.       
    
 
2 pm—THE SPANISH HOUR, hosted by Candice Agree.
3 pm--PLAYED IN OREGON. Performances recorded around the state.
4 pm—THE LOST CHORD, hosted by Ross Amico.  Lost or forgotten musical gems.
5 pm—INDIVISIBLE BY 4, hosted by Carl Hemmingsen, featuring chamber music.
6 pm THE PIANO MATTERS, hosted by David Dubal.
7 pm—HALF PAST, hosted by Carl Hemmingsen, features music from the past half-century.       
       
8 pm MAD ABOUT MUSIC. A 52-week series of one-hour programs in which host Gilbert Kaplan interviews famous people about their favorite pieces of music and plays those pieces.