Posts Tagged ‘American’

Nov. 24 2012

Almost All American

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | Comments Off on Almost All American

Tonight’s Vocalise is as American as an apple pie on Thanksgiving, almost!  American composers Barber, Joplin and Copland will make appearances on the program.  However, I’ll also have “Goin’ Home” based on the slow movement of Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” written in the U.S.A. and the bawdy “Watkins Ale” with The […]

Nov. 11 2012

Veterans Day

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC Choral Hour | Comments Off on Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day,  I’ll have music of different moods by American composers beginning with Aaron Copland’s Simple Gifts and ending with Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings in the choral arrangement.   In between those small treasures,  there will be performances of music by Morten Lauridsen and Eric Whitacre.

Aug. 21 2012

Tuesday 08/21/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

By WBJC Programming | Posted in WBJC Evening Concert | Comments Off on Tuesday 08/21/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Conductor: Sir Mark Elder Dvořák: String Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op 97, American (Emerson String Quartet; Paul Neubauer, viola) Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Op 72, Nos 2 and 3 Dvořák: The Noonday Witch Dvořák: Symphony No 9 in E Minor, Op 95, From the New World