On tonight’s program, the great Virgil Fox from his “Heavy Organ” concert at Carnegie Hall, music for two pianos by American composer John Adams, and a Organ Concerto by Haydn. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 513 Johann Sebastian Bach Passacaglia and Fugue in c BWV 582 RCA/BMG 68816 SOLO Virgil Fox,organ 14:02 […]
On tonight’s program, a monumental organ work from England, and a concerto by the “Scandinavian Chopin.” Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 15244 Sir Edward Elgar Organ Sonata in g Op 28 Hyperion 67363 SOLO Keith John, organ 29:48 C 1 1-4 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:33 PM 29965 Selim Palmgren Piano Concerto No.5 in A […]
On tonight’s program, music for the Pedal Piano by Schumann, an organ work by a Benedictine Monk who was a contemporary of Mozart, and a piano concerto by an Australian composer based on Spanish themes. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 20823 Robert Schumann Sketches for the Pedal Piano Op 58 ArsProd 38011 […]
On tonight’s program, organ music by a composer born almost 100 years before Bach, and we spend a day in Miami with Michael Torke and 10 pianists! Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 51094 Heinrich Scheidemann Praeambulum in C Naxos 554203 SOLO Karin Nelson, organ 1:44 C 1 1-1 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:01 PM 51095 […]
On tonight’s program, something very unusual featuring a narrator and a “military” piano, improvisations by a great French organists, and an unjustly neglected piano concerto from England. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 51073 Johann Baptist Vanhal The Naval Battle of Trafalgar Natl Music 1 SOLO Susan Skyrm, Piano SOLO Ronald Moyer, Narrator 9:38 […]
On tonight’s program, an organ work by Pachelbel sandwiched between late Romantic Russian piano works. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 28071 Sergey Liapunov Variations on a Georgian Theme M Polo/HK 8223468 SOLO Dorothy Elliot Schechter,piano 14:09 C 1 1-1 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:16 PM 45475 Johann Pachelbel Toccata, Fugue, and Ricercar in C Centaur […]
On tonight’s program, another piano work by local composer Mark Maarder, inspired by Chopin, a major organ work by Maurice Durufle, and a concerto by a “rival” of Mozart. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 51052 Mark Maarder Nocture No. 2 Chopin’s Heart No Label 30 SOLO Jennifer N. Campbell, Piano 5:51 C […]
My friend Don Buxton drove all the way out from Easton the other day, and we spoke about the 33rd season of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival.
I had the great pleasure of meeting with the artistic director Festival UMBC, Asiya Korepanova recently about the music festival starting it’s second season.
I recently had a chance to talk to my friend Brian Ganz about a concert honoring Poland with the National Philharmonic.