Mornings on Classical 91.5, October 17 - 21

Mornings on Classical 91.5, October 17 - 21

Join Brenda Tremblay for music, a mystery piece, and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20. Features air around 8:35.

Gustav Mahler.  This week the RPO is performing Mahler's monumental "Resurrection" Symphony No. 2 for the first time in more than twenty years.

Monday, October 17

Music by Bizet and Herbert Howells

On the Composers Datebook: Schuman starts on third


Tuesday, October 18

 Pieces by Haydn, Sibelius, and Stravinsky

Performances from Renee Fleming, Itzhak Perlman, and Yo-Yo Ma

Composers Datebook: Moross's First, Copland's Third


Wednesday, October 19

Start the day with Mozart’s 23rd piano concerto, Rimsky-Korsakov, Aaron Copland

Violinist Liana Koteva Kirvan and cellist Lars Kirvan  of the Argos Trio preview their performance on Live from Hochstein

Composers Datebook: Gershwin's String Quartet

Live from Hochstein    You are invited to join Brenda in person or on the radio at lunchtime as the Argos Trio plays the first movement (Allegro moderato) from Schubert’s Piano Trio in B flat Major, D. 898, Op. 99 and I. Allegro and IV. Finale – Allegro giocoso from Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op.87 by Johannes Brahms.  Live from Hochstein is Western New York’s longest-running live, broadcast concert series.  Join us at noon at the Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 North Plymouth Avenue, or tune in at 12:10 pm. Concert will be re-broadcast after the 10pm news.


Thursday, October 20

Special guest appearance from Eric Townell, Music Director of the Rochester Oratorio Society!

Music by J.S. Bach, Charles Ives, and Earl Wild’s etude on an embraceable classic

Composers Datebook: Mennin tackles "Moby Dick"

New RPO Music Director Arild Remmereit previews a work the Rochester Philharmonic will be performing for the first time in more than 20 years, Mahler’s Symphony No, 2, the “Resurrection,” with the Eastman Chorale, Eastman-Rochester Chorus, William Weinert, director; Rebecca Farley Witty, soprano; Ashley Hill, mezzo-soprano. (Thursday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 22 at Eastman Theatre)


Friday, October 21

Pieces by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Henry Purcell.

Composers Datebook: Beethoven and Sibelius take the Fifth


Mystery Piece

As soon as the first few bars sounded, I recognized the main intro theme for Mystery Theater, followed by, I believe, the theme music for the Lord Peter Wimsey series. I could almost see the Gorey title cartoon segment running in my mind.

Yes, you heard . . .

. . . a medley of Mystery tunes from PBS specials.