classical music

Arts & Culture
11:50 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Classical Music According to Yehuda #105

Paul Robeson

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss how interpretation can change through history, hearing “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” sung by Paul Robeson.

Arts & Culture
9:35 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Yo-Yo Ma plays with the ASO on 1/12

The legendary cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, will join the Albany Symphony Orchestra on Saturday night in a special one-night event at the Palace Theater. Ma will perform the Dvorak Cello Concerto. The performance will also include "Elegy" by John Williams.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Classical Music According to Yehuda #104

Darius Milhaud - 1892-1974

In this week’s “Classical Music According to Yehuda,” Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss composer Darius Milhaud, hearing a performance of his “The Ox on the Roof” from a recent Close Encounters with Music concert.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri January 4, 2013

"Reinventing Bach" by Paul Elie

In Reinventing Bach, Paul Elie tells the story of how musicians of genius have made Bach’s music new in our time, at once restoring Bach as a universally revered composer and revolutionizing the ways that music figures into our lives.

As a musician in eighteenth-century Germany, Bach was on the technological frontier—restoring organs, inventing instruments, and perfecting the tuning system still in use today.

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The Roundtable
11:50 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #103

In this week’s “Classical Music According to Yehuda,” Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss British comedy duo Flanders and Swann and hear their take on a familiar Mozart work.

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Wed December 12, 2012

Woodstock Chamber Orchestra

Credit wco-online.com

The Woodstock Chamber Orchestra’s 34th season is underway and they have performances this coming Friday and Sunday. This weekend’s concert will include works by Schickele, Bruch, Vaughan Williams, and Mendelssohn.

We are joined by Nathan Madsen, the new Music Director of the Woodstock Chamber Orchestra and Greg Dinger, president of the WCO's board.

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Mon December 10, 2012

The Octavo Singers

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 16th 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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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #102

In this week’s “Classical Music According to Yehuda,” Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the life and work of Camille Saint-Saens, hearing his quotation of Offenbach’s Can-Can in the Carnival of the Animals.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #101

Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the influence of Gustav Mahler, hearing a Mahler variation on Frere Jacques.

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Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Fri November 30, 2012

ASO Guest Conductor, Daniel Hege

Daniel Hege is widely recognized as one of America's finest conductors, earning critical acclaim for his fresh interpretations of the standard repertoire and for his commitment to creative programming. He served for eleven seasons as the Music Director of the Syracuse Symphony and in June 2009, was appointed Music Director of the Wichita Symphony, beginning his tenure with that orchestra in September 2010.

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