classical music

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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The Roundtable
11:50 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #100

In this, our 100th edition of “Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss and hear examples of different interpretations of works by Beethoven and Razumovsky.

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Arts & Culture
11:36 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #98

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss how Yehuda became a cellist and not a violinist.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Albany Symphony and Albany Pro Musica

The Albany Symphony Orchestra and the region’s premiere vocal ensemble, Albany Pro Musica, have been collaborators for quite a long time. This weekend, they will perform a pair of concerts at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, tackling a pair of choral works — Bach’s “Magnificat” alongside contemporary composer John Corigliano’s “Fern Hill” — on a program that also includes Haydn’s Symphony No. 48, known as the “Maria Theresa” Symphony.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Albany Symphony 2012-13 Opening Night featuring Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony

The Albany Symphony Orchestra is kicking off their 2012-2013 season this weekend. You can't look much further than the names of Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky for great music! They have stuffed two incredible blockbusters into one amazing concert that will move you with some of the most tender, most compassionate, and most achingly beautiful music ever written. The program will feature pianist Valentina Lisitsa - a Rachmaninoff specialist.

Arts & Culture
11:50 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #97

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss soprano Elisabeth Schumann, hearing performances of pieces by Mendelssohn.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #96

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion of the role of interpretation on classic pieces.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #95

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the effect of religious association on classical music.

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