KUSP’s OnSite is now heard on Sunday morning, from 7-10 a.m. with host Robin Whitehouse.
PROGRAM AIRS: 8 p.m, Friday, January 23
The Escher String Quartet are Adam Barnett-Hart, violin, Aaron Boyd, violin, Pierre Lapointe, viola and Dane Johansen, cello.
They performed the String Quartet in D Major, Op. 50, No. 6, by Haydn, the Shostakovich String Quartet No. 15 in E-flat minor, Op. 144 and the String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 51 by Dvořák for Chamber Music Monterey Bay. That was back in November.
Join host Joe Truskot for an evening of British music featuring 15 of John Bull’s fab composers. Boxing Day, by the way, has nothing to do with the sport of punching an opponent into oblivion inside a square bordered by ropes — as if one was going to run away or enter into peace negotiations.
No, no, no. Boxing Day, Dec. 26, is the day after Christmas. As all the servants in a British manor house had to work making sure their employers had a joyous celebration, they got the next day off and also received from the lord and lady a “box” of goodies as a gift. Boxing Day was the day the hired help got something extra.
So let’s celebrate the great music created by many who rightly understood the significance of the day.
|Sullivan||Overture Di Ballo||Sir Malcolm Sargent, Pro Arte Orchestra|
|Tallis||Veni Redemptor gentium||The Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge|
|Tallis||O nata lux de lumine||The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge|
|Boyce||Symphony No.5 in D major||Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert|
|Purcell||Rejoice in the Lord always||Gustav Leonhardt, Bruggen Consort|
|Byrd||Lord Willoughby’s March||Canadian Brass|
|Trad||The Flowing Bowl||The Belles of Bedlam|
|Vaughan Williams||Three Portraits from “The England of Elizabeth”||Andre Previn, London Philharmonic|
|Trad||There is no rose of Swych Virtue||Andrew Parrot, Taverner Consort|
|Britten||There is no rose of Swych Virtue||Andrew Parrot, Taverner Consort|
|Tavener||Song of the Angel||Paul Goodwin, Academy of Ancient Music|
|Binge||The Dance of the Snowflakes||Ernest Tomlinson, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra|
|Walton||Orb and Sceptre||Paul Daniel, English Northern Philharmonia|
|Trad||Nowel: Owt of your slepe aryse||Anonymous 4|
|Elgar||Enigma Variations||Sir John Barbirolli, Hallé Orchestra|
|Dibdin||Vaudeville from The Ephesian Matron||Opera Restor’d|
|Ketlebey||Bank Holiday||Alexander Faris, London Promenade Orchestra|
|Arne||The glittring sun from The Morning||Emma Kirkby, The Parley of Instruments|
|Holst||St. Paul’s Suite||Christopher Hogwood, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra|
8 p.m., Friday, Nov.28
Joe Truskot presents a special holiday broadcast of The Hunt. It was a popular sport and a popular musical theme. Light-hearted and grand, it connected composers from Bach to Elgar. Performers include Peter Schreier conducting Edith Matthis, Arlene Auger, Theo Adam in Bach’s Hunting Cantata. It’s the one with “Sheep May Safely Graze.” The Amadeus Quartet performs Mozart’s String Quartet in B flat Major, K.458 “The Hunt.” Elgar’s Nimrod Variation from the Enigma Variations. And much more, Tally Ho!
|de Dampiere||Fanfare La retrait prise|
|Franck||Le Chasseur maudit|
|Schubert||Dr Alpen jager|
|Stamitz||Symphony in D major, “La Chasse”|
|Berlioz||Royal Hunt and Storm, Les Troyens|
|Weber||Huntsmen’s Chorus, Der Freishutz|
|Mozart||String Quartet in B flat major, K.458 Hunt|
|Strauss, Jr.||At The Hunt Polka, Op.269|
|MacDowell||From Puritan Days, New England Idyls|
PROGRAM AIRS: 8 p.m., Friday, November 21
Joe Truskot hosts two hours of music for the concert grand piano including Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A major performed by legendary German pianist Ingrid Haebler. The concerto for this program is Saint-Saens Second featuring Dubravka Tomsic and the Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra with Anton Nanut conducting. Spend your evening with quality classical music on KUSP OnSite.
|Beethoven||Eroica Variations, Op.35||Tatiana Nikolayeva|
|Griffes||Three Tone-Pictures, Op.5||Garrick Ohlsson|
|Rachmaninoff||Corelli Variations, Op.42||Oxana Yablonskaya|
|Ravel||Une barque sue l’ocean||Jean-Philippe Collard|
|Saint-Saens||Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.22||Dubravka Tomsic|
|Mozart||Piano Sonata in A major, K.331||Ingrid Haebler|
|Mendelssohn||Song Without Words, Op.38 No.6||John O’Conor|
|Mendelssohn||Song Without Words, Op.62 No.1||John O’Conor|
|Mendelssohn||Song Without Words, Op.67 No.4||John O’Conor|
PROGRAM AIRS: 7 p.m., Tuesday, November 18
Sir Edward Elgar’s The Music Makers was one of his last orchestral works and with it the famous British composer quotes melodies he created in the past with original compositions. Yes, Nimrod from the Enigma Variations is set to words and sung by contralto Linda Finnie.
|Edward||Elgar||The Music Makers||1912|
|Bela||Bartok||Piano Concerto No.3||1945|
|Alexander||Glazunov||Symphony No.8 in E flat major, Op.83||1906|
|Eric||Moe||Strange Exclaiming Music||2004|
8 p.m., Friday, September 5
Robin Carlson Peery, flute and Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord perform individual compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach for their unaccompanied instruments and a Carl Philippe Emanuel Bach Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord.
Host Robin Whitehouse returns to complete the program with complimentary music.
8 p.m., Friday, August 22
Performance from the 2014 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music with Marin Alsop leading the orchestra and Nadia Salerno-Sonneberg featured soloist.
Stacy Garrop: Thunderwalker
Clarice Assad: Dreamscapes (Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin)
Michael Daugherty: Fallingwater (Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin)
Detlev Glanert: Three Songs without Words [U.S. Premiere]
8 p.m., Friday, August 15
KUSP presents Time for Three in recital at the Cabrillo Festival. This program contains a delightful and virtuosic performance by these three young and energetic musicians featuring a diverse range of genres from classical to blue grass and just plain funk. It’s a delightful evening of terrific music.
August and September contain performances from these two great summer festivals. Please check the home page www.kusp.org for specifics. Hosts will add complimentary music to complete the programs. These concerts contain a wealth of music covering nearly all musical genres and periods. Thanks for listening.
Cabrillo’s First Program Airs, 7 p.m., Friday, August 1,
A Live Broadcast of Opening Night from Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium hosted by Robert Pollie and Bonnie Jean Prebsch.