classical music http://wamc.org en Classical Music According to Yehuda #131 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-131 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the arpeggione.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87988 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony Orchestra's April 12th Concert At The Palace http://wamc.org/post/albany-symphony-orchestras-april-12th-concert-palace <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The intoxicating melodies and exotic musical landscapes of Rimsky-Korsakov’s masterpiece – Scheherazade will be presented by the <a href="http://www.albanysymphony.com">Albany Symphony Orchestra</a> on Saturday night at the <a href="http://www.palacealbany.com">Palace Theatre</a> in Albany.</p><p>And that is not all, they will be pairing that piece with Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto - perhaps the greatest American violin concerto of the 20th century, featuring young virtuoso and child prodigy <a href="http://www.simoneporterviolin.com/">Simone Porter</a>.</p><p>Albany Symphony Maestro David Alan Miller and soloist, Simone Porter, join us to tel us more.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87879 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony Orchestra's April 12th Concert At The Palace Classical Music According to Yehuda #130 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-130 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's <em>Classical Music According to Yehuda</em>, Alan Chartock and <a href="http://www.cewm.org/">Yehuda Hanani</a> discuss the hurdy-gurdy.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87370 at http://wamc.org Classical Music According to Yehuda #130 Albany Symphony Orchestra and Albany Pro Musica Present Dvorak's Stabat Mater http://wamc.org/post/albany-symphony-orchestra-and-albany-pro-musica-present-dvoraks-stabat-mater <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Albany Symphony Orchestra will present a special performance of Dvorak's monumental choral masterpiece, Stabat Mater, with Albany Pro Musica and four brilliant vocal soloists on April 5 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany, NY.</p><p>Our friend, Maestro David Alan Miller, joins us to tell us more.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87355 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony Orchestra and Albany Pro Musica Present Dvorak's Stabat Mater Classical Music According to Yehuda #129 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-129 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the cimbalom.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86384 at http://wamc.org Classical Music According to Yehuda #129 Classical Music According to Yehuda #128 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-128 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani dicuss the theremin.</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86379 at http://wamc.org Classical Music According to Yehuda #128 ESYO At Troy Saving Bank Music Hall And Cathedral Of All Saints http://wamc.org/post/esyo-troy-saving-bank-music-hall-and-cathedral-all-saints <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Each season, more than 300 talented musicians, ages 9-18, from the greater Capital Region of New York and western New England, enjoy outstanding educational and performance opportunities as members in one or more of the </span><a href="http://www.esyo.org" style="line-height: 1.5;">Empire State Youth Orchestra’s</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> two full orchestras, wind orchestra, string ensemble, two jazz ensembles, and three percussion ensembles.</span></p><p>This Sunday, ESYO will present a concert of Russian music at<a href="http://www.troymusichall.org"> Troy Savings Bank Music Hall</a> and on April 4th they will join the <a href="http://www.thecathedralofallsaints.org/">Cathedral of All Saints</a> in Albany to produce/perform a concert to benefit Northern Rivers.</p><p>Here to tell us more are ESYO’s new Executive Director, Becky Carlos and Music Director, Helen Cha-Pyo.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86184 at http://wamc.org ESYO At Troy Saving Bank Music Hall And Cathedral Of All Saints Classical Music According to Yehuda #127 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-127 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the glass harmonica.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 85333 at http://wamc.org Classical Music According to Yehuda #127 Classical Music According to Yehuda #126 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-126 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss musical instruments and ethno-musicology.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 84850 at http://wamc.org Classical Music According to Yehuda #126 Albany Symphony Orchestra's March 1st And 2nd Concerts At Troy Savings Bank Music Hall http://wamc.org/post/albany-symphony-orchestras-march-1st-and-2nd-concerts-troy-savings-bank-music-hall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This Saturday and Sunday at 7:</span>30pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>3pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> respectively, The Grammy Award winning Albany Symphony Orchestra will take the stage at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall – presenting a program that will feature </span>Stravinsky’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Octet for Winds, Joan Tower’s Rapids for Piano and Orchestra, a world premier from Connor Brown, and Beethoven’s </span>3rd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Symphony.</span></p><p>The orchestra will be joined by pianist Blair McMillen and will -of course- be lead by Maestro David Alan Miller – who joins us now to tell us more.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 84773 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony Orchestra's March 1st And 2nd Concerts At Troy Savings Bank Music Hall