Classical Mornings, August 15 - 19

Classical Mornings, August 15 - 19

Mon, 08/15/2011 - 8:35am - Sat, 08/20/2011 - 6:05am
Brenda Tremblay hosts weekdays from 6-10am


Photo: Julieta Cervantes.

Monday, August 15

Composer’s Datebook: Leon Theremin's good vibration

Music by Beethoven, Vivaldi, and the irresistible fun of Jacques Ibert’s flute concerto

A ticket giveaway: a cellist’s fantasy in live performance at the Canandaguia LakeMusic Fest


Tuesday, August 16

Composer’s Datebook: Gershwin and Daugherty go Latin

Pieces by Howard Hanson, J.S. Bach, and a sunny Haydn symphony

Your chance to win tickets to hear the East Coast Chamber Orchestra


Wednesday, August 17

Composer’s Datebook: Arvo Part's "Brothers" in Salzburg

Music by Stravinsky, Scarlatti, and Purcell’s Bell Anthem

FEATURE     New opera, in a blizzard    Patricia Schuman is performing opposite her husband David Pittsinger in "A Blizzard On Marblehead Neck, " a new opera premiered at Glimmerglass in July.  Both artists talk about how real-life marriage helps them get into the roles of Eugene O’Neill and his wife Carlotta.  (Last performance at Glimmerglass is August 22 at 1:30pm)


Thursday, August 18

 Composer’s Datebook: Monteverdi gets mugged (and a new job)

Performances from Quartsemble, Anonymous 4, the LA Phil

 FEATURE    Glimmerglass Festival news    Leading American opera director Francesca Zambello updates Classical 91.5 listeners on her first season at Glimmerglass and major changes she's brought to the Cooperstown, NY festival as its new general and artistic director.

A breath o’ fresh air – your chance to win tickets to a live chamber performance in Canandaguia


Friday, August 19

Music by Offenbach, Tallis, and Benjamin Britten

Composer’s Datebook:  Edward Collins escapes to Wisconsin

Ticket giveaway: your chance to hear music of Mozart, Elgar, and Jennifer Higdon LIVE