Archive for July 3rd, 2024

Jul. 03 2024

The Scandinavian Sound

By Abhinn Malhotra | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on The Scandinavian Sound

Composers have long been enamored with the landscapes of the Scandinavian countries. Sibelius saw swans taking flight outside his cottage window in Northern Finland, resulting in the Swan Theme in his Symphony #5. Similarly, Wilhelm Peterson-Berger used the images of Northern Sweden in his Symphony #3, “Lapland”. During a musical time dominated by European composers […]

Jul. 03 2024


By WBJC Programming | Posted in WBJC Evening Concert | Comments Off on Wednesday 7/03/24 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:            Esa-Pekka Salonen SOLOIST:                    Igor Levit, piano*   Ludwig van Beethoven:                   Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major Op. 73, Emperor* Ludwig van Beethoven:                   Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, Eroica

Jul. 03 2024

Playlist: Jul/03/24

By WBJC | Posted in Playlists | Comments Off on Playlist: Jul/03/24

10:29 PM Sir Edward Elgar — Cello Concerto Key: E minor Opus: 85Conductor: Giuseppe SinopoliEnsemble: Philharmonia OrchestraMischa Maisky, celloDG/Archiv, 431685 10:19 PM George Frederich Handel — Chaconne Key: G major Murray Perahia, pianoCBS/Sony, 62785 9:37 PM Florence Price — Symphony No. 1 Key: E minor Conductor: Yannick Nezet-SeguinDG/Archiv, 34879 9:00 PM Antonin Dvorak — String […]