Scotland, Czechoslovakia and Ukraine have all been in the news recently, but did you know that composers Mendelssohn, Mozart and Tchaikovsky wrote symphonies about them? Join BPO guest conductor Paul Ferington for free "adult music appreciation" courses called "Symphonic Traveling" on either Nov. 5 or 12 at various public libraries. WNED's Peter Hall found out more.

Monday, 03 November 2014 20:31

Sunday Baroque-International Baroque CD

Pledge Level: $90 


Track listing:

•1-7 Anonymous (18th C.): Contredances parisiennes (10:49), Ensemble Caprice; Mattias Maute, conductor


•8-9 Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G

major, BWV 1048 (12:17), Ensemble Caprice; Bargemusic


•10-12 Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in D for Recorder, Oboe, Violin & Bassoon RV 92 (10:15), Laszlo Kecskemeti, recorder; Laszlo Hadady, oboe; Attila Falvay, violin; Gyorgy Olajos, bassoon; Borbola Dobozy, harpsichord


•13 Anonymous (Peru): Follias Criollas (3:24), Hespèrion XXI; Jordi Savall, director


•14 Francesco Corbetta and Gaspar Sanz: Folias (3:14), Rolf Lislevand, guitar


•15 Andrea Falconiero: Folias (a 3) echa para mi Señora (4:32), Hespèrion XXI; Jordi Savall, director


•16-18 Georg Philip Telemann: Concerto Polonois in G major TWV43:G7 (8:56), Apollo's Fire; Jeannette Sorrell, conductor


•19 George Frideric Handel: Concerto in F major (6:16), American Horn Quartet, Sinfonia Varsovia; Dariusz Wisniewski, conductor


•20-26 Henry Purcell: Suite from "Amphitryon, or the Two Sosias" Z. 572 (8:53), Adrian Butterfield, Helene Plouffe, violins; Margaret Little, viola; Susie Napper, cello; Christopher Jackson, harpsichord; Nigel North, lute


•27-30 General John Reid: Solo VI (7:30), Chris Norman, baroque flute; Byron Schenkman, harpsichord


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Monday, 03 November 2014 20:29

50X Film Classics 3CD Set

Pledge Level: $120


R. Strauss: Prelude (Opening to "2001") [Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30] 

Beethoven: 4. Presto - Allegro assai [Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral"] 

Mahler: 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam) [Symphony No.5 in C sharp minor] 

Mozart: 1. Allegro con brio [Symphony No.25 in G minor, K.183]

Albinoni: Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor - Arr. by Remo Giazotto 

Handel: Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No.1, HWV 258)

Main Title [Star Wars] 

Williams: Schindler's List: Main Theme 

Gabriel's Oboe 

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso 

Nyman: The Heart Asks Pleasure First [The Piano] - The Piano 

My Heart Will Go On 

and more!


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National Opera Week wraps up in Buffalo but not before contralto Suzanne Fatta gives a free OperaBuffs of WNY presentation “Wayward Sisters: Witches, Sorceresses, and Gypsies in Opera” Saturday morning, November 1st (All Souls Day) at 10:30 in Room 124 of Buff State’s Rockwell Hall.  Roland E. "Ron" Martin, accompanies on the piano and harpsichord.  WNED’s Peter Hall found out more.


Arts Canisius presents Mostly Mozarts featuring a performance by the Camerata di Sant’ Antonio and the Canisius College Chorale Friday evening October 24 at 7:30 at the Montante Cultural Center on the Main Street campus of Canisius College in Buffalo. WNED's Peter Hall (who gives the pre-concert talk at 7:00pm) spoke with their Music Director, Chris Weber..