Classical Music

Sir Georg Solti

Sir Georg Solti With Janos Starker And Barbara Hendricks And The Chicago Symphony In Music Of Saint-Saëns And Del Tredici – 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

CSO – Solti – Starker – Hendricks – October 7, 1976 – Part 1 CSO – Solti – Starker – Hendricks – October 7, 1976 – Part 2 Something historic this week. A concert from the Chicago Symphony, conducted by Sir Georg Solti, and featuring cellist Janos Starker and Soprano...

Guillaume Lekeu

The Jean-Claude Ambrosini Trio Play Music Of Lekeu – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

For Audio Files: Guillaume Lekeu – Trio for Piano, Cello and Violin – French Radio session circa 1958 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Gullaume Lekeu tonight. One of the most promising of the late 19th century composers, whose life was cut short after contracting...

Stéphan Denève

Stéphan Denève And The French National Orchestra In Music Of Milhaud, Connesson And Poulenc – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: A concert this week featuring the highly regarded French conductor Stéphan Denève leading the French National Orchestra in a program of all French works. Do I spot a pattern here? I think so. Starting with the ever-popular La Création du Monde by Darius Milhaud. And then...

Peter Warlock - Philip Heseltine

New London String Ensemble Play Music Of Peter Warlock – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Peter Warlock: Serenade for Strings – New London String Ensemble – BBC Session – February 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Peter Warlock is seldom played these days, but probably more so than it was during his lifetime. Only two of his works were recorded...

Jiri Belohlavek

Jiri Belohlavek And The Czech Philharmonic 100th Anniversary Concert – 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Czech Phil – April 28, 2011 Concert – Jiri Belohlavek, Cond. – part 1 Czech Phil – April 28, 2011 Concert – Jiri Belohlavek, Cond. – Part 2 A historic concert from recent years this week. The celebrated Czech Philharmonic under its Music Director Jiri Belohlavek in music by...

Jean Hubeau

Jean Hubeau Plays Hubeau With Pierre Germain, Baritone – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean Hubeau – Four Songs – Pierre Germain, Baritone with Jean Hubeau, piano – ORTF Radio performance, circa 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The music of Jean Hubeau this weekend. Mostly recognized for his landmark recordings of other composers works, Hubeau was also contemporary French composer of some note,...

Alissa Margulis

Alissa Margulis With Stanislav Kochanovksy And The ONDIF Play Music Of Liadov And Prokofiev – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Orchestre National d’Ile-de-France – Stanislav Kochanovsky/Alissa Margulis – Jan. 31, 2016 – Part 1 Orchestre National d’Ile-de-France – Stanislav Kochanovsky/Alissa Margulis – Jan. 31, 2016 – Part 2 Over to Paris this week for a concert by Orchestre d’Ile-de-France, conducted by Stanlislav Kochanovsky and featuring the German-born brilliant violinist Alissa...

Pierre-Michel LeConte

Pierre-Michel LeConte Plays Music Of Bizet – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

For Audio Files: If you’re a record collector, particularly of early lps, the name Pierre-Michel LeConte is most likely familiar to you. During that period of transition in the late 1940s to the early 1950s, from 78s to what was the revolutionary Long Playing album, LeConte was the mainstay with...

Rafael Kubelik

Rafael Kubelik And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Haydn And Bruckner – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: A classic concert this week. From one of the many guest appearances he made over the decades, a 1980 appearance by the legendary Rafael Kubelik with The Cleveland orchestra, recorded on March 27, 1980 and featuring only two works; the Symphony Number 99 by Haydn and...

Queyras and Melnikov

Jean-Guihen Queyras And Alexander Melnikov – Aix-en-Provence Festival 2016 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: Continuing Summer Festival season in Europe with a concert from the 2016 Aix-en-Provence Festival. This festival has been one of the most popular and legendary, having been around for several decades and offering some of the most memorable performances of instrumental, opera and orchestral repertoire. Certainly...