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  In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yeuda Hanani continue their conversation about female composers focusing on Hildegard von Bingen and sharing her "O viridissima virga" performed by the women’s section of Voices of Ascension.

  In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani begins a series of conversations about female composers.

The Carey Institute for Global Good and Yehuda Hanani have teamed up to produce the 6th Annual Catskill High Peaks Music Festival which will take place from August 8th-18th at the Carey Institute. The Festival combines a Residency program for 50 hand-picked emerging artists from around the world with evenings of classical music concerts for the public.

The mission of Catskill High Peaks Festival is to infuse students with love and enthusiasm for their musical vocation, instill a spirit of musical adventure and discovery, and imbue an appreciation for past traditions.

To tell us more, we are joined this morning by cellist and Artistic Director Yehuda Hanani and Hannah Hannani - Vice President of Close Encounters with Music and co-founder of the Catskill High Peaks Festival.

  In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda - Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their exploration of Jewish music, playing Bruch's Kol Nidrei - op. 47 with solo performed by Pierre Fournier.

  In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan and Yehuda discuss the history of the piano recital.


  In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion about Igor Stravinsky, beginning a two-part conversation about The Rite of Spring.

  In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion about Igor Stravinsky, sharing music from Petrushka.

  In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock asks Yehuda about music he discovered in France this past summer.

In the segment we hear an excerpt from Joseph-Ermend Bonnal's "Quatuor à cordes No 1: Assez vif, âpres et sarcastique" and "Les Docks" from Vincent Beer Demander's Massalia Concerto.

  The Catskill High Peaks Music Festival is a 10-day chamber music festival which boasts a schedule of concerts, master classes, and lectures with performances by internationally renowned violinist Peter Zazofsky, pianist and conductor Michael Chertock, as well as Yehuda Hanani, the acclaimed cellist and festival director.

With regional inspiration from Frederick Church to Mark Twain, the programming uses music to inspire current artists and audiences to continue the area’s tradition of creative work. This Summer brings artists from around the globe, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mexico, France, Japan and Korea.

This year’s events will take place from August 9th - 19th amid the rolling hills, intimate parlors, and performance halls of The Carey Institute for Global Good’s 100+ acre campus in Rensselaerville, NY.

Here now to tell us more are Yehuda Hanani - Internationally Performing Cellist, Director of the Catskill High Peaks Music Festival, and founder of Close Encounters with Music; Gareth Crawford - President and CEO of the Carey Institute for Global Good; Carol Ash – Board Chair for the Carey Institute for Global Good.

  In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the castrato.

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the cimbalom.

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani dicuss the theremin.

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the glass harmonica. 

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss musical instruments and ethno-musicology.

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the human, Ludwig Van Beethoven versus the romantic myth of Beethoven.

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss 19th Century piano music.

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

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

    

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

    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.

    In today's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their conversation on Romanticism.

This Sunday at 4pm couture meets backstage drama in an afternoon presented by Close Encounters With Music and The Mount, as international costume designer Charles Caine offers a “behind-the-scenes” look at the Met.

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani begin a discussion on Romanticism.

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the life of composer Maurice Ravel.

This Saturday, October 19 at 6 PM Close Encounters with Music presents the Anatomy of a Melody—Beethoven, Brahms and Schoenfield at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA.

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss interpretation.

Music: Glen Gould playing the 25th Goldberg Variation in 1955 and in 1981.

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani talk about interpretation.

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss Handel and his influence.

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss Bartok and music as language.

Celebrating “White Nights” of the Russian tradition, pianist Vassily Primakov and Yehuda will present a program of Russian masters Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Tchaikovsky, in the inaugural concert of Close Encounters With Music at the Clark Sunday, July 14 at 3 PM.

  In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss Fraz Schubert.

Music - Gretchen am Spinnrade from Faust

Close Encounters With Music will present its final concert of the season on June 8 at 6 p.m. at Tanglewood’s Ozawa Hall in Lenox, Massachusetts. The program highlights the instrumental and vocal music of Edvard Grieg, the national composer of Norway, and works by Johannes Brahms and Henrik Ibsen.  The program also features Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer as special guest narrator.