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Modern Times
with Alan Chapman

(Saturdays, 10pm-Midnight)

Alan Chapman invites you to join him in exploring great musical works from the past 100 years. Modern Times features music by acknowledged classical masters as well as emerging composers of merit, from Arnold Schoenberg to Gavin Bryars, Erich Korngold to Toru Takemitsu.

Saturday, November 1, 10pm

BEFORE WE PUT AWAY THE HALLOWEEN COSTUMES
Aarre Merikanto: Largo misterioso (1930) (4:04) 
HK Gruber: Frankenstein!! (1978) (31:48) 
Volans: Leaping Dance (1996) (8:43) 
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony (1993) (42:23) 
HK Gruber: Aerial - Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (1999) (25:46) 

Saturday, November 8, 10pm

MUSIC OF THE EIGHTIES
Daugherty: Strut (1989) (5:47) 
Kernis: Symphony in Waves (1989) (38:25) 
Brouwer: El Decamerón Negro (1981) (13:01) 
Zappa: The Perfect Stranger (1984) (12:43) 
Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3 (1972 - 1983) (31:27) 
Martin Wesley-Smith: For Marimba and Tape (1983) (10:55) 

Past Programs:




Saturday, October 25, 10pm

IVES (b. 10/20/1874) AND ROREM (b. 10/23/1923)
Ives: Three Places in New England (19:13) 
Rorem: Symphony No. 1 (1950) (22:07) 
Ives: Sonata No. 2 "Concord Sonata" (1919) (44:01)  
Rorem: Eagles (1958) (8:30) 
Rorem: Sunday Morning (1977) (19:28) 

Saturday, October 18, 10pm

CONCERTO NIGHT
Ginastera: Harp Concerto (1956) (24:34)  
Amargos: Northern Concerto (2005) (26:13) (2007 Grammy nominee)
Knussen: Horn Concerto, Op. 28 (1994) (12:18) 
Harbison: Violin Concerto (1980; rev. 1987) (26:20) 
Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 3 (1945) (24:07) 

Saturday, October 11, 10pm

TORU TAKEMITSU (b. 10/8/1930) - EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA (b. 10/9/1928)
Rautavaara: Piano Concerto No. 2 (1989) (22:06) 
Takemitsu: Quatrain (1975) (16:50) 
Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus (1972) (19:20)  
Takemitsu: Quotation of Dream (16:03)
Rautavaara: Symphony No. 2 (1957) (21:21) #27430
Takemitsu: And then I knew 't was wind (1992) (12:42)
Takemitsu: Londonderry Air (3:47)

Saturday, October 4, 10pm

LOOKING EASTWARD
Shchedrin: Old Russian Circus Music (1989) (24:05)
Takashi Yoshimatsu: The Age of Birds, Op. 25 (1986) (19:49)
Ligeti: Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet (1953) (11:49) 
Takemitsu: From Me Flows What You Call Time (1990) (35:55) 
Zhou Long: Da Qu (1991) (21:22)

Saturday, September 27, 10pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DMITRI! (b. 9/25/1906)
Shostakovich: Festive Overture (1953) (6:16)  
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 (1925) (34:42)  
Shostakovich: Tahiti Trot (1927) (3:30)  
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 (1960) (20:14) 
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 (1953) (48:20) 

Saturday, September 20, 10pm

MUSIC OF THE NINETIES 
Adams: Slonimsky's Earbox (1996) (13:21) 
Kernis: Second Symphony (1992) (26:13) 
Tavener: Tears of the Angels (1995) (13:35) 
Valentin Silvestrov: Symphony No. 6 (1994-5) (52:24)
Between The Notes: Tangerine Dance (1997) (7:52) 

Saturday, September 13, 10pm

ARVO PÄRT (9/11/1935)
Pärt: Tabula rasa (1977) (32:11) 
Pärt: Kanon pokajanon: Ode IX (1977) (10:36) 
Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel (1978) (10:28)
Pärt: Symphony No. 3 (1971) (23:59) 
Pärt: Como cierva sedienta (1998) (31:17)
Pärt: Summa (3:43) (1992) 

Saturday, September 6, 10pm

EIGHTY YEARS OF CHAMBER MUSIC
Prokofiev: Quintet for Ob, Cl, Violin, Viola and Bass, Op. 39 (1927) (19:38) 
Kernis: String Quartet No. 2 (1997) (35:53) 
Crumb: Voice of the Whale (1971) (21:53)
Reza Vali: Calligraphies (1999) (12:40) 
Rebecca Clarke: Viola Sonata (1919) (23:32) 

Saturday, August 30, 10pm

LABOR DAY WEEKEND DANCE PARTY
Adams: Dogjam (1994) (2:29) 
Stravinsky: Firebird (complete 1910 version) (47:34)  
Bartok: Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm (1930s) (9:12)  
Antheil: Ballet Mecanique (1924) (15:57)  
Glass: Dance No. 2 (1979) (24:25)  
Adams: The Chairman Dances (1985) (12:26)  

Saturday, August 23, 10pm

LEONARD BERNSTEIN (b. 8/25/1918)
Bernstein: Candide Overture (1956) (4:08)  #15000 Bernstein: Symphony No. 1 "Jeremiah" (1942) (25:34)  
Bernstein: On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite (1954) (19:29) 
Bernstein: Candide: Glitter and Be Gay (1956) (5:44)  
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety" (1949, rev. 1965) (36:41) 
Bernstein: West Side Story: Symphonic Dances (1960) (20:54) 

Saturday, August 16, 10pm

THE CHINESE-AMERICANS, WITH A BIRTHDAY GREETING TO TAN DUN (b. 8/18/1957)
Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolor (1978) (14:35) 
Zhou Long: The Rhyme of Taigu (2003) (11:42) 
Bright Sheng: Never Far Away (2008) (23:47) 
Tan Dun: Peony Pavilion: Can It Be True (1998) (5:06) 
Tan Dun: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (selections) (2000) (14:59)  
Bright Sheng: Concertino for Clarinet and String Quartet (1994) (18:04)  
Tan Dun: Symphony 1997: Song of Peace (Prelude - MANKIND - Lullaby - Song of Peace) (23:01) 

Saturday, August 9, 10pm

GIYA KANCHELI (b. 8/10/1935)
Kancheli: Symphony No. 4 (In Memory of Michelangelo) (1975) (25:12) 
Kancheli: Magnum Ignotum (1994) (22:14) 
Kancheli: Symphony No. 5 (1977) (25:29) 
Kancheli: Exil: Psalm 23 (1994) (18:04) 
Kancheli: Night Prayers (1995) (22:28) 

Saturday, August 2, 10pm

AN EVENING OF CONCERTOS
Meyer: Concerto for Double Bass (1993) (16:55)  
Wagner: Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion (1998; 1999 Pulitzer) (24:25) 
Weir: Piano Concerto (1997) (16:37)  
Gruber: Aerial - Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (1999) (25:46) 
Dutilleux: Cello Concerto (1970) (28:56)

Saturday, July 26, 10pm

FROM LATIN AMERICA
Revueltas: Ocho X Radio (1933) (5:11) 
Golijov: Ayre (2004) (40:00) 
Chavez: Sextet for Piano and Strings (1919) (31:08) 
Revueltas: La noche de los Mayas (1939) (29:47) 
Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango - Café 1930 (1986) (7:23)

Saturday, July 19, 10pm

SEVERAL CITIES AND A BIT OF COUNTRY
Donald Grantham: Houston Strokes (2003) (11:53) 
Carter: Boston Concerto (2002) (16:51) 
Kaljo Raid: Stockholm Symphony (No. 2) (1946) (36:46) 
Reich: City Life (1995) (23:11) 
Rodrigo: Concierto Pastoral (1978) (24:37) 

Saturday, July 12, 10pm

A LITTLE TRAVELING MUSIC

Colin McPhee: Tabuh-Tabuhan (1936) (19:06) 
Adams: The Dharma at Big Sur (2003) (26:48)
Moravec: Tempest Fantasy (2003; 2004 Pulitzer) (29:21) 
Steffen Schleiermacher: Twelve Soundscapes inside the Piano (2000) (33:34) 
Reich: Nagoya Marimbas (1994) (4:32) 

Saturday, July 5, 10pm

FOR THE FOURTH
Diamond: Rounds for String Orchestra (1944) (13:50) 
Ives: Symphony No. 2 (37:46) 
Higdon: Zaka (2003) (12:52)
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (1947) (15:04) 
Adams: Gnarly Buttons (24:22) 
Torke: Bright Blue Music (1985) (9:02) 

Saturday, June 28, 10pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ESA-PEKKA! (6/30/1958)
Revueltas: La noche de los Mayas: Night of Revelry (1939) (5:26) 
Salonen: Wing on Wing (2004) (25:39) 
Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 2 (1931) (27:48) 
Salonen: Insomnia (2002) (21:11)
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (1913) (32:58) 

Saturday, June 21, 10pm

AN EVENING OF CONCERTOS
Kimmo Hakola: Clarinet Concerto (2001) (38:31) 
Bartok: Viola Concerto (1945) (23:20)
Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Op. 42 (1942) (20:16)
Higdon: Violin Concerto (2009; 2010 Pulitzer) (31:59) 

Saturday, June 14, 10pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, IGOR! (6/17/1882)
Stravinsky: Greeting Prelude (1955) (:51) 
Stravinsky: Petrouchka (1910-11) (34:08) 
Stravinsky: Tango (1940) (3:02) 
Stravinsky: Apollo (1928) (28:17) 
Stravinsky: Movements for Piano and Orchestra (1959) (8:49) 
Stravinsky: Concerto in D (1946) (11:40) 
Stravinsky: L'histoire du soldat: Suite (1919) (25:02) 

Saturday, June 7, 10pm

VARIATIONS: THE SPICE OF LIFE
Salonen: L.A. Variations (1996) (19:58) 
Previn: Variations on a Theme by Haydn (1988) (18:09) 
Schoenberg: Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31 (1928) (23:05) 
Dallapiccola: Variations for Orchestra (1954) (16:28) 
David Froom: Arirang Variations (2005) (10:59) 
Reich: Variations for Winds, Strings and Keyboards (1979) (24:01) 

Saturday, May 31, 10pm

PIECES WE HAVEN'T HEARD IN A WHILE
Higdon: Concerto for Orchestra (2002) (35:10) 
Poulenc: Sextet (1932-9) (18:22)
Martinu: Symphony No. 5 (1946) (31:04) 
Whitacre: Sleep (2000) (5:29
Glass: Concerto for Saxophone Quartet (1995) (23:27

Saturday, May 24, 10pm

FEATURING THE NEW RECORDING OF AN ORATORIO BY RICHARD DANIELPOUR
Kernis: String Quartet #1 ("musica celestis") (1990) (34:04) 
Danielpour: Toward a Season of Peace (2011) (50:38) 
Maxwell Davies: Carolisima: Serenade for Chamber Orchestra (1994) (19:13) 
Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden (1907) (9:49) 

Saturday, May 17, 10pm

A SYMPHONIC EVENING
Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920) (8:41)  
Berio: Sinfonia for Eight Voices and Orchestra (1968) (32:10)
Rzewski: Pocket Symphony (2000) (27:40)  
Vasks: "Voices" Symphony for Strings (1991) (27:14)
Harris: Symphony No. 3 (1939) (16:12)  

Saturday, May 10, 10pm

PIECES WE HAVEN'T HEARD IN A WHILE
Stravinsky: Octet (1923) (14:39) 
Lieberson: Neruda Songs (2005) (31:38)
Messiaen: Two Preludes (from Eight Preludes) (1929) (11:58)
Rautavaara: Symphony No. 3 (1961) (32:22) 
Higdon: Percussion Concerto (2005) (22:34) 

Saturday, May 3, 10pm

CONCERTO NIGHT
Rouse: Concert De Gaudí for Guitar and Orchestra (1999) (26:52)  
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto (1931) (22:52) 
Augusta Read Thomas: Meditation for Trombone and Orchestra (12:37) 
Hovhaness: Lousadzak - Concerto for Piano and Strings (1944) (18:55) 
Yoshimatsu: Cello Concerto, Op. 91 "Centaurus Unit" (2003) (32:40) 

Saturday, April 26, 10pm

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY b. 4/28/54
ELLEN TAAFFE ZWILICH b. 4/30/39

Daugherty: Desi (1990) (4:51) 
Zwilich Trombone Concerto (1988) (19:56) 
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony (1993) (42:23) 
Zwilich: Concerto for Trumpet and Five Players (1984) (13:31)
Daugherty: Strut (5:51)
Zwilich: Violin Concerto (1998) (25:57) 

Saturday, April 19, 10pm

FROM THE NINETIES
Between The Notes: Tangerine Dance (1997) (7:52)
Tan Dun: Bitter Love from Peony Pavilion (1998)
Nos. 1 - 7 (28:53) 
Nos. 8 - 14 (31:03)
Knussen: Horn Concerto, Op. 28 (1994) (12:18)
Frangiz Ali-Zadeh: Mugam Sayagi (1993) (21:08) 
Lee Gannon: Triad-o-Rama (1992) (11:20)

Saturday, April 12, 10pm

THE SENSATIONAL SEVENTIES
Reich: Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ (1973) (18:34) 
Rzewski: Coming Together (1971) (18:53)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 15 (1971) (44:32) 
Takemitsu: Quatrain (1975) (16:50) 
Rodrigo: A la busca del mas alla (1976) (13:54) 

Saturday, April 5, 10pm

THOSE FABULOUS FIFTIES
Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra (1954) (27:22) 
Stravinsky: Threni: The Lamentations of Jeremiah (1957-8) (28:39) 
Copland: Piano Quartet (1950) (20:46) 
Frank Martin: Violin Concerto (1951) (29:20) 
Messiaen: Catalogue d'oiseaux: L'Alouette Lulu (The Wood Lark) (1956-8) (7:15) 

Saturday, March 29, 10pm

FROM THE NORTH (MOSTLY)
Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus (1972) (19:20)  
Salonen: Insomnia (2002) (21:11)  
Piazzolla: Concierto para bandoneon (1979) (20:52) 
Pärt: Tabula rasa (1977) (25:41) 
Amargos: Northern Concerto (2005) (26:13) 

Saturday, March 22, 10pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BELA! (3/25/1881)
Bartok: Allegro barbaro (1911) (2:28
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra (1944) (34:41)  
Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances (1917) (6:16)  
Bartok: String Quartet #3 (1927) (13:49)  
Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (1936) (27:55)  
Bartok: Divertimento (1939) (26:13)  

Saturday, March 15, 10pm

FROM THE THIRTIES
Chavez: Sinfonia India (1936) (12:22)  
Berg: Violin Concerto (1935) (25:18)  
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4 (1936) (67:30) 
Bartok: Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm (1930s) (9:12

Saturday, March 8, 10pm

MUSIC SINCE 2000
Salonen: Foreign Bodies (2001) (19:32)  
Paul Moravec: The Time Gallery (2000) (42:09)  
Victoria Bond: Ancient Keys (2002) (17:02)  
Crockett: The Ceiling of Heaven (2004) (23:41)  
Zhou Long: The Rhyme of Taigu (2003) (11:42)  

Saturday, March 1, 10pm

PIANO SPECIAL
Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 12 (1926) (12:51) 
Poul Ruders: Piano Concerto No. 2 (2009-2010) (23:53) (2012 Grammy nominee)
Reich: Six Pianos (1973) (24:17) 
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 (1913) (35:19) 
Louise Talma: Piano Sonata No. 1 (1943) (16:55) 

Saturday, February 22, 10pm

MOSTLY MOVIE MUSIC
Herrmann: Fahrenheit 451 (1966) (17:25) 
Ligeti: Lux Aeterna (1966) (10:06)  
Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky (1938) (50:50) 
Maxwell Davies: Carolisima: Serenade for Chamber Orchestra (1994) (19:13) 
Corigliano: Altered States: Three Hallucinations (1980) (15:08) 

Saturday, February 15, 10pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. ADAMS (John Adams b. 2/15/1947)
Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony (2007) (24:13) 
Adams: Shaker Loops (1978) (26:18)  
Adams: Harmonium (1980) (31:41)  
Adams: Grand Pianola MusIc (1982) (30:58)  

Saturday, February 8, 10pm

AN AMERICAN EVENING
Corigliano: Mannheim Rocket (2001) (10:49)
Reich: The Four Sections (1987) (26:03) 
Moravec: Tempest Fantasy (2003; 2004 Pulitzer) (29:21) 
Harris: Symphony No. 9 (1962) (28:05) 
Chick Corea: The Adventures of Hippocrates (2004) (18:13)

Saturday, February 1, 10pm

PHILIP GLASS (b. 1/31/1937)
Glass: The Voyage: Mechanical Ballet (1992) (5:44)
Glass: Symphony No. 2 (1994) (43:13) 
Glass: Einstein on the Beach: Knee Play 5 (1976) (5:32) 
Glass: Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra (2000) (24:32) 
Glass: Koyaanisqatsi: Koyannisqatsi, Organic, Cloudscape, Resource (1983) (22:23) 
Glass: Mad Rush (1979) (10:42)

Saturday, January 25, 10pm

FROM THE FORTIES
Stravinsky: Concerto in D for String Orchestra (1946) (11:58)
Cage: Sonatas II, III and V for Prepared Piano (1946-8) (6:10)
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (1947) (15:04) 
Martinu: Symphony No. 1 (1942) (35:47) 
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3 (1946) (33:47) 
Copland: Quiet City (suite, 1940) (9:20) 

Saturday, January 18, 10pm

MORE MUSIC OF THE NINETIES
MacMillan: Britannia (1994)  (12:39)  
Georgs Pelecis: Nevertheless (1993) (27:51)
Arild Plau: Concerto for Tuba and Strings (1990) (17:54) 
Part: Como cierva sedienta (1998) (31:22) 
Torke: Music on the Floor (1992) (20:51)  
Knussen: "...upon one note," fantazia after Purcell (1995) (2:46)  

Saturday, January 11, 10pm

MUSIC OF THE NINETIES
Adams: Slonimsky's Earbox (1996) (13:21) 
Tavener: Tears of the Angels (1995) (13:35) 
Judith Weir: Piano Concerto (1997) (16:37) 
Valentin Silvestrov: Symphony No. 6 (1994-5) (52:24) 
Sebastian Currier: Night Time (1998) (17:18)

Saturday, January 4, 10pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FRANCIS! (Poulenc b. 1/7/1899)
Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos (1932) (18:27)
Poulenc: Gloria (1959-60) (23:18)  
Poulenc: Sextet (1932-9) (18:22)
Poulenc: Babar the Elephant (narrator and piano: 1940-5) (27:16) 
Poulenc: Improvisation #7 (1933) (2:18) 
Poulenc: Improvisation #15 (1959) (3:01) 
Poulenc: Les Biches (1923) (19:53)  

Saturday, December 21, 10pm

A TWENTIETH CENTURY CHRISTMAS 
Torke: December (1995) (9:00) 
Bartók: Romanian Christmas Carols (1915) (11:05) 
Lutoslawski: Twenty Polish Christmas Carols (1946; 1985; 1990) (40:03) 
Dello Joio: Variations on an Original Christmas Tune (17:53) 
Martinu: Merry Christmas 1941 (1941) (3:59) 
Hanson: Two Yuletide Pieces for Piano (1920) (5:18) 
Victor Hely-Hutchinson: A Carol Symphony (1920s) (24:41) 

Saturday, December 28, 10pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JENNIFER HIGDON (b. 12/31/1962)
Higdon: Zaka (2003) (12:52)
Higdon: Violin Concerto (2009; 2010 Pulitzer) (31:49)
Higdon: blue cathedral (1999) (12:11)
Higdon: Percussion Concerto (2005) (22:34) 
Higdon: City Scape (2002) (30:57) 

Saturday, December 14, 10pm

PERFORMANCES FROM THE WEST COAST
Adams: Common Tones in Simple Time (1979) (20:36) 
Dwayne S. Milburn: Four Water Scenes (2007) (14:03) 
Takemitsu: From Me Flows What You Call Time (1990) (35:55) 
Chavez: Xochipilli, An Imaginary Aztec Music (1940) (6:30) 
Bartok: Piano Concerto No.1 (1926) (23:05) 
Herrmann: Vertigo: Prelude. Nightmare and Love Scene (1958) (11:50) 

Saturday, December 7, 10pm

GOLIJOV's BIRTHDAY (b. 12/5/1960)
Golijov: Last Round (1996) (12:57) 
Golijov: "La Pasión Según San Marcos" (2000) (part 1) (52:52), (part 2) (32:45)  
Golijov: Ayre: Wa habibi (2004) (6:15) 
Golijov: Lullaby and Doina (2001) (6:50) 

Saturday, November 30, 10pm

FROM THE NINETIES
Volans: This is How it is (1996) (9:20)
Adams: Violin Concerto (1993) (33:38) 
Theofanidis: Visions and Miracles (1997) (15:31) 
Rautavaara: Angel of Light (Symphony No. 7) (1994) (37:56) 
Meyer: Concerto for Double Bass (1993) (16:55) 

Saturday, March 23, 10PM

BARTOK'S BIRTHDAY (3/25/1881)


Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances (1917)
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra (1944)
Bartok: Sonatina (1915)
Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (1936)
Bartok: Hungarian Sketches (piano 1908-11; orch. 1931)

Saturday, March 16, 10PM

SCHOENBERG AND IVES


Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (1899)
Ives: Sonata No. 2 "Concord Sonata" (1919)
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1 (1906)
Ives: Wiegenlied
Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16 (1909)

Saturday, March 9, 10PM

PIECES WE HAVEN'T HEARD IN A WHILE


Stravinsky: Octet (1923)
Lieberson: Neruda Songs (2005)
Messiaen: Two Preludes (from Eight Preludes) (1929)
Martinu: Symphony No. 5 (1946)
Ruders: Piano Concerto No. 2 (2009-2010)

Saturday, March 2, 10PM

MUSIC SINCE 2000


Oystein Baadsvik: Fnugg (2002)
Salonen: Insomnia (2002)
Carter Pann: Antares (2004)
Moravec: Tempest Fantasy (2003; 2004 Pulitzer)
Amargos: Northern Concerto (2005)
Daugherty: Raise the Roof for Timpani and Orchesta (2003)

Saturday, February 23, 10PM

ALL OVER THE MAP


Colin McPhee: Tabuh-Tabuhan (1936)
Maxwell Davies: Strathclyde Concerto No. 6 (1991)
Piazzolla: Concierto para bandoneon (1979)
Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus (1972)

Saturday, February 16, 10PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. ADAMS


(John Adams b. 2/15/1947)

Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony (2007)
Adams: Shaker Loops (1978)
Adams: Harmonium (1980)
Adams: Grand Pianola Musc (1982)

Saturday, February 9, 10PM

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… Part 2



The second of two programs presenting this year’s nominees for the Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition.

Praulins: The Nightingale (2011)[2013 nominee]
Hartke: Meanwhile: Incidental music to imaginary puppet plays (2007) [2013 nominee]
Rautavaara: Cello Concerto No. 2 “Towards the Horizon” (2009) [2013 nominee]
León: Inura for Voices, Strings and Percussion (2009)[2013 nominee]
Webern: Passacaglia for Orchestra, Op. 10 (1908)

Saturday, February 2, 10PM

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… Part 1



The first of two programs presenting this year’s nominees for the Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition.

Stucky: August 4, 1964 (2008) [2013 nominee]
Tower: Made In America (2004) [2008 winner]

Saturday, January 26, 10PM

MUSIC OF THE NINETIES


Adams: Slonimsky's Earbox (1996)
Tavener: Tears of the Angels (1995)
Judith Weir: Piano Concerto (1997)
Valentin Silvestrov: Symphony No. 6 (1994-5)
Sebastian Currier: Night Time (1998)

Saturday, January 19, 10PM

FILM MUSIC



Herrmann: Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Glass: Koyaanisqatsi: Koyannisqatsi, Organic, Cloudscape, Resource (1983)
Williams: The Adventures of Tintin: Selections (2011)
Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky (1938)
Corigliano: Altered States: Three Hallucinations (1980)

Saturday, January 12, 10PM

THOSE FABULOUS FIFTIES



Frank Martin: Violin Concerto (1951)
Copland: Piano Quartet (1950)
Hovhaness: Symphony No. 6 "Celestial Gate" (1959)
Messiaen: Catalogue d'oiseaux: Le merle bleu (The Blue Rock Thrush) (1956-8)

Saturday, January 5, 10PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FRANCIS!


(Poulenc b. 1/7/1899)

Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos (1932)
Poulenc: Gloria  (1959-60)
Poulenc: Sextet (1932-9)
Poulenc: Babar the Elephant (1963)
Poulenc: Improvisation #7 (1933)
Poulenc: Improvisation #15 (1959)
Poulenc: Les Biches (1923)

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