classical music

Arts & Culture
11:30 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #123

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the obsession with death in the romantic era.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Albany Symphony Orchestra's Grammy Win And February 8th Concert

   The Albany Symphony Orchestra won a Grammy Award on Sunday for Best Classical Instrumental solo for its recording of composer John Corigliano's "Conjurer — Concerto For Percussionist & String Orchestra," recorded in the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

This percussion concerto was conducted by David Alan Miller who joins us this morning to tell us how much a Grammy weighs and about their upcoming concert at The Palace in Albany, featuring Ravel’s Bolero, selections from Wagner’s powerful, historic opera Tristan and Isolde, and more.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Sharon Isbin Guitar Passions Tour

Credit J. Henry Fair

    Three master guitarists meet to perform an exquisite evening of classical, jazz and Latin music. Classical guitarist Sharon Isbin is joined by the iconic jazz master Stanley Jordan and Brazil’s leading guitarist Romero Lubambo.

The Guitar Passions tour will make two stops in our region early next month - at The Egg in Albany, NY on 2/5 and at The Bardavon in Poughkeepsie, NY on 2/7.

Sharon Isbin joins us to tell us more.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #122

  In today’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion of romanticism, playing several examples of horn calls.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #121

Franz Schubert

    

  In today’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion of romanticism.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Albany Symphony Orchestra's January 11th And 12th Concerts

  It is a big weekend for the Albany Symphony Orchestra. One of the greatest pianists alive today, André Watts, takes the stage on January 11th and it will be Symphony Sunday featuring Beethoven on the 12th - both concerts taking place at the Palace Theatre in Albany.

Maestro David Alan Miller joins us to tell us more.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Albany Symphony - André Watts

  

  One of the greatest pianists alive today, André Watts, will takes the stage with the Albany Symphony Orchestra on January 11 at The Palace in Albany, NY. He'll perform the Brahms Second Piano Concerto.

Here, Maestro David Alan Miller speaks with Watts about his life and career.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Classical Music According to Yehuda #120

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion of romanticism hearing Schumann's "Dichterliebe, Op. 48: Im Wunderschöen Monat Mai" sung by Lotte Lehmann.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Albany Symphony Orchestra's December 14th And 15th Concerts At Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Dawn Upshaw

    This weekend, The Albany Symphony Orchestra will present a special holiday concert featuring warm, charming Baroque pieces by Bach, Handel, and more . The concerts at The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY will feature a special collaboration with students and alumni of the Bard College Conservatory, who studied under the operatic legend Dawn Upshaw.

Maestro David Alan Miller will speak with Dawn Upshaw.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Tue December 10, 2013

The Octavo Singers December 15th Concert At Union College Memorial Chapel

    The Octavo Singers of Schenectady is an 80-year-old community chorus of about 100 singers. They generally perform large sacred works and present their concerts almost exclusively in big urban churches and synagogues.

This Sunday, December 15th at 3pm, The Octavo Singers will present Handel’s Messiah at the Union College Memorial Chapel. The Octavo Singers’ Artistic Director and Conductor, Curtis Funk, joins us.

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