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WWUH Program Guide for 
July and August 2012

What you can find in this issue of the WWUH Program Guide
:: Jazz from Bushnell Park
:: Circus Fire Documentary to air again
:: Celtic Aires Update
:: Classical Listings
:: Blue Monday
:: WWUH Scholarship Fund
:: Concert Listings
:: Composer Capsules for Thursday Evening Classics
:: Opera Listings
:: Station Information
:: WWUH Menu

  Radio for you all Summer


As the days grow shorter and the air gets warmer you can count on WWUH to provide you with a great line up of interesting and eclectic programming. Listen for special summer programming on Monday Classics. Hear the amazing Circus Fire Documentary again on July 6th at 1pm. Listen to live jazz from Bushnell Park as we present the Monday Night Jazz series again this year. And we will continue to present the best in live celtic music in with more live more great Celtic concerts. You can find out what is playing by going to our program grid : WWUH weekly program grid.


Keep your radio's tuned to WWUH radio for a great selection of music to make your days and nights more interesting and fun. Don't forget our great alternative public affairs shows that will give you information about the things the mainstream usually avoids. So hang in there and keep your radios tuned to 91.3.  You can also listen and follow us at our web site - wwuh.org. We are also available now as a Mp3 stream on many smart phones so we can follow you anywhere you go.  Thanks for all your support! 


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Live Jazz in Bushnell Park - Earl MacDonald & The Hartford Jazz Society New Directions Ensemble

Earl MacDonald & The Hartford Jazz Society Jazz Ensemble - live in Bushnell Park       

photo by Maurice D. Robertson




Linda Ransome/Don DePalma Ensemble with Tiny Joe Eleazar, live in Bushnell Park

Linda Ransome/Don DePalma Ensemble with Tiny Joe Eleazar

photo by Maurice D. Robertson






Hot live jazz radio   

It's back.  For more than forty years, jazzophiles and assorted others have had the good fortune to be able to listen to fabulous jazz in Hartford's beautiful Bushnell Park every summer.  Jazz great Paul Brown put the series together as a labor of love for most of those years.  In recent years, the Hartford Jazz Society has taken the reins and continues the tradition.


WWUH and this longest running free jazz series in America started right about the same time, and most of these concerts have been carried live on WWUH-FM.  Once again, we are pleased to bring listeners live broadcasts of the Hartford Jazz Society's Monday Night jazz series starting July 9.  This year's musical line up has again been coordinated by our own Maurice Robertson and includes a fabulous array of stars.  For jazz lovers and summer-evening lovers, this is a series not to miss.


Concerts (and the broadcasts) begin at 6pm and each night will feature two groups.  Generally a local group kicks off the evening at 6pm followed by a national/international group at approximately 7:30pm.

The concert line up includes for July:


Monday, July 9 The Emery Smith Trio

Followed by The Winard Harper Sextet

The Chicago Defender said of Harper: "In the jazz idiom, very few master musicians have held the title of leader while pounding out the heartbeat of any great band behind the drum set since legends Art Blakey and Max Roach.

Winard Harper, however, has proven since the late '80s to be one of the true great bandleaders who sits behind a drum kit while pushing his ensemble to explore international sounds ranging from African to Caribbean to Afro-Cuban, all wrapped around the core of Hard Bop jazz."


July 16,  The Lummie Spann Quintet

Followed by The Katie Bull quintet

Jazzdimensions said of Katie Bull: ""A jazz singer in the widest sense of the word...defies any description..." . Jazz Times says "What happens when performance art slams into vocal jazz? Two words: Katie Bull. [Her influences range] from the cool minimalism of Helen Merrill and Chet Baker to the boplicious ingenuity of Jon Hendricks and the bold vibrancy of Sheila Jordan (one of Bull's earliest mentors) . . .


July 23 The Dave Palla Quintet

Followed by The Onaje Allan Gumbs Quintet

The Amsterdam News characterized Onanje Allan Gumbs piano work as "Exciting compositions of bold, swinging rhythms, impressive phrasing and rich, melodic lines."


July 30, Bob Paskowitz and Latin Quarter

Followed by  Ed Fast and Conga Bop

Always a Connecticut favorite, Ed Fast and Conga Bop "combine the harmony and sensibilities of hard-bop with the rhythms of the Caribbean to produce an original and vibrant sound that is Latin and jazz."


August 6, The Jen Allen Quintet,

Followed by The Dona Carter Quintet

Band Leader, pianist~Composer, and educator Dona Carter, who hails from Hartford, plays Bryant Park in New York City and at venues all over the world. She says "Music is a force for healing hearts and uniting people of all cultures and ethnic groups."


August 13, The Mike Casey Quintet,

Followed by Earl MacDonald's HJS New Directions Ensemble

The New Directions Ensemble is sponsored by the Hartford Jazz Society to support and highlight some of the work of Hartford area jazz musicians. Dave Douglas, Grammy-nominated jazz trumpeter, said of them:

"Incredible band, sound is great, nice writing, nice playing, good team effort clearly inspired by an inspired leader."


All of these concerts will be broadcast live on WWUH starting at 6pm each Monday.
Please tune in to 91.3 for this special series of live jazz broadcasts from Hartford. Thanks to the listeners and hosts of the regular Monday night WWUH lineup for their flexibility as we briefly modify the schedule to bring you live jazz.


--Harvey Jassem - host Monday Morning Jazz


for more information follow the link below to the Hartford Jazz Society Monday Night Jazz Concert page


Hartford Jazz Society 

Circus Fire Memorial Park

 Circus Fire Memorial Park, Hartford, CT



WWUH will be airing the widely acclaimed documentary on the
Hartford Circus Fire (produced in house by WWUH volunteer
Brandon Kampe) at 1pm on Friday, July 6th, the 68th
anniversary of the tragedy.  For more information about the fire, click on the link below:





July and August 2012 




Girsa Girsa - Playing on July 20th


           Our June concerts were amazing and July promises to be equally good!! It was standing room only for The Teetotalers on 6/1/12; we had to turn some folks away! (I warned you it was unlikely there would be tickets at the door for this unique event.) The trio played for almost THREE HOURS and no one went home early! Comas means "power" in Irish and this multi-national quartet certainly provided a tremendous dose of that during their concert on 6/29/12. I hope you were there to be "energized!"

            Our July concert features the third appearance of Girsa (which means "young girls" in Gaelic), the all female ensemble who just keep getting better as the years roll by. They'll be here July 20th, 2012 at 7:30 in the Wilde Auditorium, at the University of Hartford.

            Girsa is an octet from Pearl River, New York, an exciting all star ensemble of young women who create spirited Irish music, song and dance. "They look like angels, play like demons and sing like larks" said the organizers of the Kansas City Irish Festival. "They're frighteningly talented" said Joanie Madden, leader of Cherish the Ladies. And not coincidentally, reviewer Eileen Condon said of Girsa, "It's like Cherish the Ladies reproduced!"

            The eight members of Girsa are steeped in Irish music and cultural tradition. They have studied with gifted teachers, the cream of New York's Irish traditional musicians. Many are daughters of Irish immigrants and musicians. They have represented the United States in the ceili band competition at the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil and some of the girls have won individual titles.

            The Girsa line up comprises sisters (Maeve and Bernadette Flanagan, Kristen and Emily McShane) and their childhood friends (Pamela Geraghty, Deirdre Brennan, Margaret Dudasik and Blaithin Loughran). They possess a rare bounty of four talented singers, Pamela, Deirdre, Emily and Margaret who share the vocals equally. All the band members have a primary instrument, but one of the hallmarks of their performances is their ability to switch off with one another. Margaret and Bernadette will also put down their instruments to show off their step dancing talents!

            In their early days, it was easier to find opportunities to play together: house concerts, graduation parties, sessions with visiting Irish musicians in someone's living room and birthday parties within their extended family. It didn't matter what the excuse, they were always excited by what they could do together musically.

            Now that they are in college, the chances to perform together are much less frequent and more difficult to arrange. Long hours of driving and giving up school vacations are typically necessary. Peer pressure has kept the girls in schools in the greater NY area; none of them wants to be "lost", too far away to meet the others to join in the fun.

            These are intelligent, spirited young women with great affection for one another as well as their familial and community roots. Earle Hitchner, reviewer for The Wall Street Journal and Irish Echo, describes their commitment to their fellow band members and the Irish music they so ably perform: "Irish traditional music welcomes performers of all ages who respect it's history, cultural continuity and communal vitality. The members of Girsa understand this. You can see it in their faces and their posture as they perform with heart, joy and pride."

            As the years have passed and the girls have gained experience as professional musicians, they have grown in cohesiveness, confidence and risk taking. Their choice of material for performances has expanded AND Maeve Flanagan has begun to write tunes for the band to call their own. Some in the know say she could be Irish America's next stand out tunesmith , following in the foot steps of Liz Carroll and others.

            Take a tip from acclaimed Irish fiddler Brain Conway who says "Their music is exquisite! These young ladies have a refreshing sound that shows a deep abiding respect for the tradition." Your next chance to see Girsa is Friday, July 20th at 7:30 in the Wilde Auditorium. Tickets can only be purchased from the University of Hartford Box office, open Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Call 1-800-274-8587 or 860-768-4228. On line purchases can be made at www.hartford.edu/hartt.

            There will be no WWUH/ Celtic Airs benefit concerts in August or September, so make sure you don't miss Girsa. It will be your last chance to get a dose of live Irish traditional music, close to home, until October!!

            Celtic Airs, now entering it's 20th year on air, can ONLY be heard Tuesday mornings 6:00-9:00 AM on WWUH, 91.3 FM or on your computer at wwuh.org. Thanks very much for listening and for your support of WWUH, my program and the concert series over the years.



                                                                                                Steve Dieterich

                                                                                                Producer/ host of Celtic Airs


  For more information about Girsa, click the link below:

 Website for Girsa




WWUH Classical Programming -

July and August 2012

Sunday Afternoon at the Opera... Sundays 1:00 - 4:30 pm

Evening Classics... Weekdays 4:00 to 7:00/ 8:00 pm

Drake's Village Brass Band... Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm





Bizet: Carmen



Fourth of July Special  - Buck: Variations on the Star Spangled Banner; Copland: Rodeo; Still: The American Scene Drake's Village Brass Band...River City Brass Band - All American



Ongoing summer series including a 19th century clarinet quintet, an interpretation of Bach's Goldberg Variations, and compositions by Camille Saint-Saens, Julius Rontgen, Joly Braga Santos, Jean Francaix, and Michael Tippett



Piston: Symphony #8; Joplin: Rags; Barber: Hermit Songs; Ives: The Fourth of July; Schiffman: Fugues and Postludes; Stravinsky: Pulcinella



Holbrooke: The Bells Prelude Op. 50; Andreae: Suite for Piano Op. 20; Gaubert: Madrigal, Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando; Jacob: Suite for Bassoon and Strings; Ben-Haim: Berceuse Sfaradite; Rochberg: Ricordanza Soliloquy; Gandolfi: Il Ventaglio Di Josephine; Classical Happy Hour Mozart: Piano Trio #1 in G K.496; Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses; Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture; Ott: Piano Concerto #2.



Music of Joaquin Rodrigo



Offenbach: Orphee aux Enfers



American Romantics; The Ragtime Spot; Pops Fade Away Drake's Village Brass Band...Pre-empted



Dvorak: Piano Trio in f, Op. 65; Sibelius: Symphony #2; Chausson: Concert in D for Violin, Piano & String Quartet; Leighton: Msdd, Op. 44



Sowerby: Symphony No. 2; Schubert: Impromptus;

Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 1; Ibert: Flute Concerto; Jolivet: Chant de Linos;Johann Kaspar Kerll: Sacred Songs



Encina: Hoy Comamos y Bebamos, Triste Espana sin Ventura; Dall'abaco: Concerti a Quattro da Chiesa in d & g; Arensky: Piano Trio #1 in d Op 32; Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow; Akutagawa: Trinita Sinfonica; Laporte: Prelude to Das Schloss; Woolfenden: Gallimaufry



Music of Arnold Schoenberg



Handel: Il Pastor Fido



American Romantics; The Ragtime Spot; Pops Fade Away Drake's Village Brass Band...Pre-empted



Ongoing summer series including a 19th century clarinet quintet, an interpretation of Bach's Goldberg Variations, and compositions by Camille Saint-Saens, Julius Rontgen, Joly Braga Santos, Jean Francaix, and Michael Tippett



Parry: Symphony No. 2; Prokofiev: Lt. Kije Suite; Rosetti: Concerto for 2 Horns and Orchestra; Rossini: Duetto for Cello and Bass; Janequin: Messe La Bataille; Sigfrid Karg- Elert: Symphonic Chorale, Op. 87



New Releases. A Sampling of New Acquisitions from the WWUH Library. Music by Balakirev, Beethoven, Haydn, Mayr, Roussel, Schieferdecker, Vivaldi, and others



Two variations on The Soldiers Tale



Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte



American Romantics; The Ragtime Spot; Pops Fade Away Drake's Village Brass Band...Pre-empted



Ongoing summer series including a 19th century clarinet quintet, an interpretation of Bach's Goldberg Variations, and compositions by Camille Saint-Saens, Julius Rontgen, Joly Braga Santos, Jean Francaix, and Michael Tippett



Honegger: Symphony No. 1; Isaac: Missa de Apostolis; Ippolitov-Ivanov: Caucasian Sketches; Platti: Concerto Grosso; Peter Philips: Hymns;

Giovanni Kapsberger: Chitarrone



Endler: Sinfonia in F; Field: Nocturne #1, Piano Concerto #2 in A Flat; F.X. Mozart: Cello Sonata in E Op. 19; Cilea: Opera Arias; Schelling: Suite Fantastique Op 7; Fernandes: Violin Concerto in e; Volans: String Quartet #1 "White Man Sleeps"; Gervasoni: Studio di Disabitudine



Music of Miklos Rozsa



The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan



American Romantics; The Ragtime Spot; Pops Fade Away Drake's Village Brass Band...Pre-empted



Ongoing summer series including a 19th century clarinet quintet, an interpretation of Bach's Goldberg Variations, and compositions by Camille Saint-Saens, Julius Rontgen, Joly Braga Santos, Jean Francaix, and Michael Tippett




Kabalevsky: Symphony No. 2; Janacek: Kata Kabanova Suite; J S Bach; Lute Suite No. 2 (for guitar); Jacobus Vaet: Missa Quodlibetica; Miecyslaw Karlowicz: Violin Concerto in A



Bliss: Cello Concerto, Clarinet Quintet; K.A. Hartmann: Symphony #6; Nash: In Memoriam Sojourner Truth; Classical Happy HourBeethoven: Symphony #1; Bach: Violin Sonata #3 BWV 1016; Brahms: Waltzes Op. 39.



It's Podunk Bluegrass Festival time, so let's listen to some classical bluegrass



Haydn: Lo Speziale; Live aus der Semperoper: The Lehar Gala from Dresden



American Romantics; The Ragtime Spot; Pops Fade Away Drake's Village Brass Band...Pre-empted



Ongoing summer series including a 19th century clarinet quintet, an interpretation of Bach's Goldberg Variations, and compositions by Camille Saint-Saens, Julius Rontgen, Joly Braga Santos, Jean Francaix, and Michael Tippett



Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4; R Strauss: Oboe Concerto in D Major; Hummel: Piano Trio, Op. 83;

Adalbert Gyrowetz: Piano Trio in E Flat Major; Jeno Hubay: Mosaique - 10 Morceaux



Johann Michael Bach: Ach bleib bei uns Herr Jesu Christ; Zavateri: Concerti; Hahn: Piano Quartet #3 in G; Ketelbey: British Light Music Classics; Jemnitz: Trio for Violin, Viola & Guitar Op. 33; Heppener: Trionfo die Bacco e d'Arianne; Ferlendis: Oboe Concerto #1.



Music of Alexander Glazunov



Campra: Le Carnival de Venise



American Romantics; The Ragtime Spot; Pops Fade Away Drake's Village Brass Band...Pre-empted



Arrensky: Violin Concerto in a; Dohnanyi: Piano Quartet in c; Chadwick: Symphony #2; Schubert: Deutsche Messe



Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1; Perischetti: Winter Cantata; Hoffmeister: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra; Kuhlau: Piano Quartet No. 1; John Jenkins: Fantasias



New Releases. A Sampling of New Acquisitions from the WWUH Library.



Music of women composers



Massenet: Don Quichotte



Musicals- In the Good Old Summertime; The Music Man; The Ragtime Spot - Ragtime Suites Drake's Village Brass Band...Frederick Fennell - Concert for Brass Band, Voice and Piano



Rasmussen: Quintet in F for Flute, Oboe Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon; Pleyel: Synphony in G, Op. 68; Beethoven: String Quartet #14, Op. 131; Berlioz: Requiem



Svoboda: Symphony No. 1, "Of Nature"; Rogier: Missa Inclita Stirps Jesse; Anton Ebert: Piano Trio; Karl Jenkins:  Requiem



Host's Choice



Sergei Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini



Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet



Monday Night at the Movies...Chaplin: Modern Times; Bennett: Far From the Madding Crowd; Doyle: Much Ado About Nothing; E. Bernstein: 

Scores for John Wayne and Backgrounds for Brando Drake's Village Brass Band... United States Air Force Band - American Treasures



Ongoing summer series including a 19th century clarinet quintet, an interpretation of Bach's Goldberg Variations, and compositions by Camille Saint-Saens, Julius Rontgen, Joly Braga Santos, Jean Francaix, and Michael Tippett



Beethoven: Symphony No. 9; Palestrina: Lamentations of Jeremiah; Gabriel Pierne: Piano Concerto in C Minor; Balduin Hoyoul: Philippe Qui Videt Me; Johann Hasse: Concerti; Ireland: Sextet for Clarinet, French Horn and String Quartet



Steve's Favorites. An annual indulgence in which your host presents some beloved recordings. Brahms: Hungarian Dances #1-6; Handel: Water Music; Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Finlandia; Brahms: Symphony #4; Puccini: Arias; Schumann: Piano Quintet in E Flat Op. 44.



Classical Conversations - Tonight featuring the Hartt Composers Ensemble concert of April 23, 2011


Blue Monday

9 PM to midnight

Hosted by Bart Bozzi


Tune in to Blue Monday during July and August for the following features:


Featured Artist


July 2                                   Fleetwood Mac

July 9                                   Jerry McCain (1930-2012)

July 16                                 Catfish Keith

July 23                                 Tinsley Ellis

July 30                                 Omar & The Howlers

August 6                               Peter Green

August 13                             Louisiana Red (1932-2012)

August 20                             Big Jack Johnson                                                                        

August 27                             Lou Ann Barton


Back to the Roots



July  2                                    West Coast Blues

July 9                                     Classic Women Blues Singers

July 16                                    British Blues

July 23                                    Detroit Blues

July 30                                    Memphis Blues    

August 6                                 Rhythm & Blues  

August 13                               Boogie Woogie

August 20                               Texas Blues

August 27                               Jump Blues


Tune in as we also go back in my blues history, featuring a cut I aired 20 and 10 years ago on my weekly blues shows previously aired on Overnight Blues and Blue Monday.


Join us as we explore the diverse and interesting world of "the blues" every Monday night at 9 PM on WWUH's long running blues show, "Blue Monday."
WWUH Scholarship Fund
  In 2003 WWUH alums Steve Berian, Charles Horwitz and Clark Smidt helped create the WWUH Scholarship Fund to provide an annual grant to a UH student who is either on the station's volunteer Executive Committee or who is in a similar leadership position at the station. The grant amount each year will be one half of the revenue of the preceeding year.     
   To make a tax deductable donation either send a check to:
WWUH Scholarship Fund
c/o John Ramsey
Univ. of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave.
W. Hartford, CT 06117
Or call John at 860-768-4703 to arrange for a one-time or on-going donation via charge card.
  If you would like more information please contact us at [email protected].

 Do you like live music?  

Well..we have live music!




A Listener Supported Community Service of the University of Hartford - Information call: 860-768-4703


DATE                   PERFORMER                           VENUE                    TIME                                                   




                   July 20                      Girsa                                         Wilde                  7:30 pm
                   October 12               Long Time courting               Wilde                  7:30 pm
                   November 16           Runa                                        Wilde                  7:30 pm
                   April 5, 2013             Litha                                         Wilde                  7:30 pm
                   April 26, 2013           Jim Malcolm                           Wilde                  7:30 pm

 *Cosponsored with Music for a Change


Shows are added all the time, check wwuh.org for up to date information.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time.  UH student ticket price for most shows: $10.

All shows in Wilde are general admission; Millard & Lincoln seats are reserved. 

Automated campus direction line: 860-768-7878

Tickets, if available, are placed on sale at the venue one hour before show time the night of the show.

Tickets for all shows are available from the University Box Office:

860-768-4228 or 1-800-274-8587

Thursday Evening Classics

Composer Birthdays

May and June 2012

Presented by Steve Petke


July 5

1546 Johann Steuerlein

1654 Antonio Maria Pacchioni

1764 Janos Lavotta

1775 William Crotch

1847 Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann

1852 Stefano Gobatti

1874 Gerhard von Keussler

1878 Josef Holbrooke

1879 Volkmar Andreae

1879 Philippe Gaubert

1895 Gordon Jacob

1897 Paul Ben-Haim

1899 Domingo Santa Cruz-Wilson

1903 Irwin Fischer

1917 Geraldine Mucha

1918 George Rochberg

1926 Kenneth Gaburo

1930 Yutaka Makino

1938 Stanley Silverman

1947 David Ott

1949 Alain Pierre Pradel

1952 Michael McNabb

1956 Michael Gandolfi

1959 Theo Verbey


July 12

1468 Juan del Encina

1757 Christian Danner

1675 Evaristo Felice Dall'abaco

1801 John Hill Hewitt

1802 Charles-Louis Hanssens

1821 Cesare Dominiceti

1861 Anton Arensky

1885 George Butterworth

1895 Juan Telleria y Arrizabalaga

1908 Johan Henri Gustave Franco

1924 Jaap Geraedts

1925 Yasushi Akutagawa

1929 Pavle Merku

1931 Andr� Laporte

1937 Guy (Anthony) Woolfenden

1938 Lee Noble

1947 Gy�rgy Orb�n

1966 Giovanni Grosskopf

1969 Luca Belloni

1976 Louise Thompson


July 19

1592 Erhard Buttner

1735 Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington

1742 Jean-Baptiste Davaux

1750 Alessio Prati

1782 Jonathan Blewitt

1797 Johann Gottlieb Schneider

1811 Vincenz Lachner

1837 William Shakespeare Hays

1842 Carl Zeller

1887 Walter Rummel

1906 Klaus Egge

1907 Gunter Bialas

1909 Jeno Vecsey

1913 Peggy Stuart Coolidge

1914 Josef Palenicek

1920 Robert Mann

1939 Ketil Hvoslef

1940 Terry Jennings

1952 Dominic Muldowney

1965 Evelyn Glennie


July 26

1694 Johann Samuel Endler

1782 John Field

1791 Francisco Jos� Debali

1791 Franz Xaver Mozart

1812 Joseph Philip Knight

1863 Jāzeps Vītols (Joseph Wihtol)

1866 Francesco Cilea

1876 Ernest Schelling

1892 Philipp Jarnach

1906 Armando Jose Fernandes

1922 Andrzej Koszewski

1928 Tadeusz Baird

1928 Hans Haselbock

1934 Anthony Gilbert

1936 Antonio Mastrogiovanni

1943 Roger Smalley

1944 John Hawkins

1947 Ada Gentile

1949 Kevin Volans

1962 Stefano Gervasoni

1965 Marcelo Fortuna

1969 Joshua Fineberg

1982 Gilad Hochman


John Field

Birth: July 26, 1782 in Dublin, Ireland

Death: January 23, 1837 in Moscow, Russia

The greatest Irish musical figure of the Romantic era, Field was a pioneer in the development of a style of piano music that reached its summit in the works of Chopin. Field began his piano studies with his father, a professional violinist, and later studied with Tommaso Giordani. A prodigy before the age of ten, he made his debut at the Rotunda Assembly Rooms in Dublin in March 1792. The following year he was taken to London by his father. By the end of 1793 he had become a pupil of composer/piano manufacturer Muzio Clementi and was said by Haydn to play the piano 'extremely well'. For seven years he studied with Clementi and enjoyed a close friendship with Dussek, whose ground-breaking exploration of idiomatic piano textures would influence Field's later development. In 1799 Field premiered his First Piano Concerto at the King's Theatre, marking an important stage in his career. A year later, having concluded his apprenticeship with Clementi (to whom he dedicated the three piano sonatas, op. 1) he was in great demand in London as a concert pianist. In 1802 Field accompanied Clementi on a continental business tour to Paris, Vienna (where he turned down counterpoint lessons with Beethoven's teacher Albrechtsberger), and finally St Petersburg. Spohr's autobiography suggests that Field was poorly treated by Clementi, and St. Petersburg may have provided Field's first real opportunity to establish an independent career. There he became the darling of Russian aristocratic society and earned a comfortable living as a pianist and teacher of wealthy pupils. After visiting Riga and Mitau in 1805 he arrived in Moscow, where he made his first public appearance in March 1806. Moscow and St Petersburg alternately were his home for the next 29 years. In 1831 he returned to London seeking medical attention for cancer and was operated on with partial success. He then undertook concerts in London and Manchester, as well as playing his Seventh Piano Concerto in Paris in December 1832. After concerts in France, Belgium, Switzerland, and Italy he became increasingly ill but gave three concerts in Vienna (as Czerny's guest) before arriving back in Moscow in September 1835. He died there 16 months later. Field regarded himself as a pianist who composed rather than a composer first and foremost. In contrast to his immediate predecessors, Field wrote music that calls for characteristically expressive and sensitive performance rather than virtuosic bravura. According to renowned and respected musicians like Spohr, Glinka, and Hummel, Field's playing was marked by a particular sweetness and delicacy and an emphasis on color and tasteful expressivity. Having explored various titles for his piano pieces, he settled on 'Nocturne' with the publication in 1812 of his first three nocturnes. The development of the keyboard character piece paved the way for generations of Romantic composers, including Mendelssohn, Schumann, and Chopin, all of whom were indebted to Field. His seven piano concertos are of mixed quality but contain several charming movements. Field also wrote fantasies and rondos (using popular melodies), etudes, waltzes, and works for piano duet.


August 2

1775 Jose Angel Lamas

1858 Catharina Van Rennes

1888 Oscar Rasbach

1890 Pauline Hall

1891 Sir Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss

1891 Mihail Jora

1905 Karl Amadeus Hartmann

1914 Felix Leclerc

1931 Phillipa Duke Schuyler

1932 Marvin David Levy

1936 Anthony Edward Payne

1964 Gary Powell Nash

1973 Kurt Doles


August 9

1648 Johann Michael Bach

1690 Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri

1718 Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher

1781 Michael Umlauff

1789 Robert Nicolas Charles Bochsa

1834 Elias Alvares Lobo

1858 Isidore De Lara (Cohen)

1861 Wilhelm Berger

1874 Reynaldo Hahn

1875 Albert William Ketelbey

1875 Primo Riccitelli

1890 Cesar Cortinas

1890 Sandor Alexander Jemnitz

1915 Haim Alexander

1916 Dorothy Cadzow Hokanson

1925 Robert Heppener

1935 George S. Leotsakos

1939 Max Neuhaus


August 16

1761 Evstigney Ipatovitch Fomin

1769 Jean Aime Vernier

1776 Philipp Jakob Riotte

1795 Heinrich August Marschner

1836 Albert Biehl

1836 John Farmer

1863 Cornelia van Oosterzee

1863 Gabriel Piern�

1868 Charles Sanford Skilton

1870 Harry Benjamin Jepson

1871 Zakharia Petrovich Paliashvili

1872 Siegmund von Ausegger

1876 Karl Hoschna

1895 Jacinto Guerrero

1897 Vicente Ascone

1902 Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski

1907 Alexander Uriah Boskovitch

1909 Paul Smith Callaway

1917 Roque Cordero

1925 Kirke Mechem

1937 David Behrman

1942 Jacques Delacote

1948 Stephen Brown

1958 Hans van Eck

1972 Alan Fleming-Baird

1981 Alexandra du Bois


August 23

1727 Friedrich Hartmann Graf

1854 Moritz Moszkowski

1879 Alfreds Kalnins

1886 Gottfried Rudinger

1893 Roy Agnew

1900 Ernst Krenek

1905 Constant Lambert

1913 Luis-Felipe Ramon y Rivera

1914 Harold Truscott

1924 Georgi Tutev

1924 Edvard Fliflet Braein

1925 Sulkhan Fyodorovich Tsintsadze

1925 Wlodzimierz Kotonski

1927 Martial Solal

1928 Gerd Natschinski

1930 Raymond Songayllo

1934 Lojze Lebic

1935 Loren Rush

1938 Roger Greenaway

1947 Terje Rypdal

1959 Randall Woolf

1968 S�rgio Azevedo

1976 Gordon Beeferman


August 30

1687 Francesco Maria Vallara

1693 Jacobus Nozeman

1767 Christian Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke

1769 Bonifazio Asioli

1809 Adolf Friedrich Hesse

1820 George F. Root

1842 Victor Alphonse Duvernoy

1891 Tomaso Gardella

1902 Arnold Walter

1923 Gerhard Wimberger

1926 Olgerts Gravitis

1927 Piet Kee

1933 Arne Mellnas

1943 David Maslanka

1945 David Schiff

1948 Theodore Dollarhide

1948 Jukka Tiensuu

1952 Simon Bainbridge

1957 Chen Yuan Lin

1960 Kevin Oldham

1984 Pavel Samiec





Sunday Afternoon at the Opera

Your Lyric Theater Program

With Keith Brown

Programming Selections for

July and August 2012



SUNDAY July 1st

Bizet,Carmen Across the nation it's pops concert time,thinking of those large outdoor music events that culminate in Fourth of July fireworks displays.Any good popular classics concert has got to have numbers from Georges Bizet's Carmen (1875),which is probably the single most popular opera of all time.The last time Carmen was aired on this program was on Sunday,October 10,1999.You heard a classic 1964 stereo recording on RCA Victor vinyl discs.It was made in Vienna with Herbert Karajan conducting the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera Chorus. The American diva Leontyne Price starred in the title role.Several fellow luminaries from New York's Metropolitan Opera sang with her,notably tenor Robert record label,CSO Resound.The two-CD CSO release of the Verdi Merrill.The Met has delved into its audio archives and has been issuing to the public many of its historic airtapes of live performances.These radio broadcast reel-to-reels have been digitally reprocessed for issue in compact disc format through Sony Classical.Carmen was taped live in performance in monaural sound on February 16,1952.Soprano Rise Stevens is heard as the tragic gypsy girl,opposite tenor Richard Tucker as Don Jose.Fritz Reiner directs the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus.The 1952 Met Carmen appeared in 2011 on two CD's in Sony's "Met Opera" series.


Sunday July 8th       

Offenbach,Orphee aux Enfers Bizet's Carmen is emormously popular,to be sure,but it's a tragedy that is perhaps out of keeping with the expected,lightweight,vacation-season lyric theater fare.We get back to comedy this Sunday with the French opera bouffe,also enormously popular,that set the standard for all comic operas/operettas to follow:Orphee aux Enfers ("Orpheus in the Underworld,"1858).I have broadcast it twice before.The first time was on Sunday,July 8,1984,when I presented it on really old 33 1/3 rpm vinyl discs.The 1948 recording might not even have been in high fidelity sound.Rene Liebowitz conducted the Paris Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus,with a cast of Parisian singers.Then on Sunday,July 9,2000 came a sonically excellent 1997 stereo/digital recording made live in performance at the Opera National de Lyon.Heard in star capacity as Euridice was the eminent soprano Natalie Dessay.EMI originally issued Orphee on two CD's in1998,and made it available to the public again in 2011 in its "EMI Classics" series.The Opera de Lyon production retained Offenbach's original comic conception of the work as first presented to the Parisian public in 1858.There is also Offenbach's 1874 reworking of the score into a less comic fantasy piece.Several popular numbers from the 1874 version were incorporated into the Opera de Lyon staging.


Sunday July 15th

Handel , Il Pastor Fido Pastoral,bucolic lyric theater music redolent of the beauties of Nature in Summertime always finds a place in my programming for the month of July.Il Pastor Fido ("The Faithful Shepherd," 1712) was the second opera Handel wrote for London audiences after his highly successful opera seria,Rinaldo (1711).Handel conceived this operatic pastorale on a more intimate scale than Rinaldo.It didn't do nearly as well as its predecessor in its short initial run at the Queen's Theatre.Handel subsequently expanded upon his score for Il Pastor Fido and revived the Arcadian stage entertainment,now including a Terpsichore dance sequence,in 1734.The world premiere recording of the 1712 ur-version came out earlier this year on two CD's courtesy of Harmonia Mundi USA.David Bates directs the period instrument ensemble La Musica Nuova.There are six vocal soloists.


Sunday JULY 22ND

Mozart,Cosi Fan Tutte In the genre of the Italian opera buffa,Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte ("Thus Do They All,"1790),is doubtless the most perfect example.By "perfect" this must mean the classic symmetry of the composition and its unfailing melodiousness.Certainly,it possesses the perfect buffo libretto provided by Mozart's frequent collaborator Lorenzo da Ponte.Cosi Fan Tutte has been frequently recorded.One of the best interpreters of eighteenth century, music,John Eliot Gardiner recorded Cosi  in `1992 at the Teatro Communale in Ferarra,Italy,leading his own English Baroque Soloists,playing period instruments,and the voices of the Monteverdi Chior.(Curiously,none of the six vocal soloists are Italian.)Gardiner essayed all the famous Mozart operas on recording dates between 1990 and '95,and in various recording venues.All these operas were issued separately in CD jewelcases.Deutsche Grammophon has reissued them in an eighteen-CD boxed set.Cosi Fan Tutte takes up three silver discs.Appendixed to the third disc is an alternative aria/;terzetto fro Guglielmo,Fernando and Alonzo.



Gilbert and Sullivan,The Very Best of...The comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan always figure in the Summertime programming mix.Usually I present an entire operatic work from the G & S canon.This time I draw upon a two-CD Decca compilation,issued in 2011,that allows us to survey the whole canon,as it was recorded in stereo sound between 1960 and '73.The Very Best of Gilbert and Sullivan offers a generous sampling from eleven of the great lyric comedies we know and love.The performers are the original D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and chorus,as opposed to the New D'Oyly Carte company formed in 1988.From 1948 onwards the original company was overseen by founder Richard D'Oyly Carte's granddaughter Bridget,who held the troupe to the highest artistic standards.Conductors Royston Nash,Isadore Godfrey and Sir Malcolm Sargent expertly handled Sullivan's orchestral scores,as realized in the pit by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,the New Symphony Orchestra  of London or the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House,Covent Garden.So many illustrious Savoyards are heard in these classic recordings:John Reed,Mary Sansome,Kenneth Sandford,Valerie Masterson,just to name just a few.I'll throw in a few surprises from other recordings of Sullivan's lesser known lyric theater music.


SUNDAY  August 5th

Haydn,Lo Speziale,Live aus der Semperoper:The Lehar Gala from Dresden.More opera buffa this Sunday from another famous Austrian composer of the classical period.Lo Speziale ("The Apothecary,"1768) was composed for the inauguration of the new private opera house on the Eszterhazy estate in Hungary.(Many of Haydn's operas were subsequently performed in the public theaters of Vienna.)This delightful comic work was the one that gave the other Haydn operas an undeservedly bad reputation.Lo Speziale languished in obscurity until 1895,when Robert Hirschfeld rewrote Haydn's score and translated its libretto into German,titling it Der Apotheker.Hirschfeld's mediocre and disfigured version of the opera was produced in several places in Central Europe into the early twentieth century.Even the Vienna Choir Boys performed it much to the opera's detriment.Memory of their saccharine treatment retarded the revival of all of Haydn's lyric stageworks for decades thereafter.Haydn scholar H. C. Robbins-Landon restored Haydn's original,not-quite-complete score and saw to its publication in critcal edition.As a consequence Lo Speziale has been performed and recorded in the later twentieth century.The Hungarian state record label Hungaroton issued it in1978 on stereo vinyl platters.Taped in Budapest,it was essayed by a cast of four native Hugarian singers backed by the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra,conducted by Gyorgy Lehel.Hungaroton reissued Lo

Speziale in 2009 on a single compact disc.Sung in Italian.
     Keep Vienna in mind as you listen to operetta from the Silver Age of the Viennese light opera tradition,that second period in the early twentieth century when Hugarian composers like Emmerich Kalman and Franz Lehar were in the ascendant.It was the native Viennese conductor Clemens Krauss (1893-1954) who in 1940 began the tradition  of the New Year's Day concerts of the dance music of the Strauss dynasty-music from operetta's Golden Age.Christian Thielemann built upon Vienna's longstanding tradition when in 2010 he conducted the Staatskapelle Dresden in that city's first New Year's Eve concert,which included generous selections from the works of Franz Lehar (1870-1948).It was so successful that in 2011 Thielemann decided to go with Lehar again.Lehar had a certain Dresden connection.In 1912 he conducted one of his own operettas at Dresden's Central Theater,and his tenor of choice Richard Tauber,the man for whom he wrote so many wonderful melodies,began his singing career at the Dresden Opera.The venue for the 2011 Lehar gala was Gottfried Semper's opera house.The concert was broadcast worldwide and recorded for Deutsche Grammophon.Thielemann picked three internationally acclaimed singers with expertise in operetta,sopranos Angela Denoke and Ana Maria Labin,who are joined by tenor Piotr Beczala.The orchestra is joined by the Saxon State Opera Chorus.Live aus der Semperoper:The Lehar Gala from Dresden came out on a single DG silver disc.



Campra,Le Caraval de Venise I normally would not program an opera of the the French baroque at this time of year,since so many of them are tragedies lyriques.Andre Campra (1660-1744),successor to the great Lully,composed his share of them.Campra's  Carnaval,however,is in the the more progressive sub-genre he created,the opera-ballet,with plenty of dance sequences,In these curiously comic stageworks mythological subjects and characters are treated with ironic glee.Campra cleverly crafted Le Carnaval de Venise (1699) as an opera-within-an -opera.He contrasts the Lullian French style with the Italian opera seria.The two lead characters,attending the famed Venetian public celebrations,duck into a theater where a performance of an operatic tragedy Orfeo nell'Inferi is in progress,sung in Italian language.What I presume is the world premiere recording of Le Carnaval de Venise came out through the Spanish label Glossa in 2011 on two compact discs.French baroque specialist Herve Niquet directs the chorus and orchestra of Le Concert Spirituel,a musical organization he founded in 1987.The orchestra is a period instrument outfit,and according to Fanfare magazine's reviewer Barry Brenesal,it's first rate.So are the half dozen vocal soloists."...this is one of the best releases in Glossa's series of French Baroque opera," (Fanfare,Jan/Feb,2012 issue).



Massenet,Don Quichotte This would otherwise be the Sunday reserved for a sentimental operetta by Lehar,but I have something more comic,indeed satiric in nature to delight you listeners,with its own special tearjerking element as well.Massenet wrote the title role of his next-to -last opera Don Quichotte (1910) expressly for the distinguished Russian bass Feodor Chaliapin,who considered his characterization of Cervantes' immortal knight errant second only to that of Czar Boris Godunov in Mussorgski's opera of that  name.Nicolai Ghiaurov,the distinguished basso from Bulgaria,was recorded in the comic role in 1979 for Decca/London.You heard the London CD reissue of Don Quichotte on Sunday,September 24,1995.Listen today to the Italian basso Feruccio Furlanetto's take on the Don as recorded in May,2011 in the Concert Hall of the famed Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg,Russia.Valery Gergiev directs the Mariinsky orchestra.The Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers served as the chorus.The rest of the cast is composed of Russian vocalists.This St. Petersburg Don Quichotte was issued to the public on two compact discs

through the Mariinsky's own label.Sung in French.  


Campra,Le Caraval de Venise I normally would not program an opera of the the French baroque at this time of year,since so many of them are tragedies lyriques.Andre Campra (1660-1744),successor to the great Lully,composed his share of them.Campra's  Carnaval,however,is in the the more progressive sub-genre he created,the opera-ballet,with plenty of dance sequences,In these curiously comic stageworks mythological subjects and characters are treated with ironic glee.Campra cleverly crafted Le Carnaval de Venise (1699) as an opera-within-an -opera.He contrasts the Lullian French style with the Italian opera seria.The two lead characters,attending the famed Venetian public celebrations,duck into a theater where a performance of an operatic tragedy Orfeo nell'Inferi is in progress,sung in Italian language.What I presume is the world premiere recording of Le Carnaval de Venise came out through the Spanish label Glossa in 2011 on two compact discs.French baroque specialist Herve Niquet directs the chorus and orchestra of Le Concert Spirituel,a musical organization he founded in 1987.The orchestra is a period instrument outfit,and according to Fanfare magazine's reviewer Barry Brenesal,it's first rate.So are the half dozen vocal soloists."...this is one of the best releases in Glossa's series of French Baroque opera," (Fanfare,Jan/Feb,2012 issue).



Delius,A Village Romeo and Juliet This will be the eighth time over three decades of opera broadcasting when I will be presenting the best known opera of Frederick Delius (1860-1934),the one that is regarded as his masterpiece A Village  Romeo and Juliet (1907).Every year on the last Sunday of August I feature one of Delius' six operas because I believe his impressionistic musical style so beautifully evokes the lazy,hazy end of Summertime.For a fifth time I return to the 1973 EMI recording with Meredith Davies leading the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and John Alldis Choir.First I worked from the old Angel/EMI LP's,the original stateside release.Then I presented the better quality vinyl reissue through EMI in its HMV Greensleeve line.After that came the CD transfer of this wonderful recording which came out in 2002 through EMI Classics.EMI brought it out a second time on two compact discs in 2011.I draw upon that latest CD reissue in today's broadcast.The singers put in what critics consider the definitive portrayals of their roles in Delius' setting of Gottfried Keller's story about the ill-fated love shared by a Swiss peasant boy and girl.Heard as Sali is tenor Robert Tear,opposite soprano Elizabeth Harwood as his beloved Vrenchen.The mysterious Dark Fiddler is baritone John Shirley-Quirk.There will be time remaining this late Summer afternoon for other recordings of Delius' large scale compositions for orchestra and chorus,notably Sea Drift (1903),his setting of the verse of Walt Whitman.(That,too,is a Delian masterpiece.) A special feature of my Delius program for this year will be his songs,some of them never previously recorded,as set forth in Volume One of The Complete Delius Songbook.British baritone Mark Stone interprets them,with Stephen Barlow accompanying him on piano.217 Records released Volume One in 2010 with the blessing of the Delius Society.217/Stone Records is an independent label specializing in alternative rock,jazz and spoken word.It is headquartered in Ashford,Connecticut.


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All Night Show - Alternative, progressive music.  Stay up late and FIND OUT!  Every night 3:00-6:00am.


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Geetanjali -. Geetanjali plays a variety of music from the subcontinent -classical, contemporary, devotional and Bollywood music. The show'shosts provide narrative both in English and Hindi. Friday from 7:30pm - 9:00pm


Gothic Blimp Works - Alternative rock music including pop, progressive, experimental, reggae, punk, urban, blues...and more.  Every night midnight-3:00am.


Greatest Show From Earth - Esoteric space rock from psychedelic to progressive, with a side of electronics.  Need we

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Making Contact - A program about activists and social change.  Tuesday 8:30pm


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911 Wake Up Call - Exploring the issues surrounding the 911 attacks.  Thursday 12:30pm


Rock 'N Roll Memory Machine - The Hartford Courant calls it the best oldies show in the area.  Memories, music and trivia from the golden days of rock 'n roll.  Sunday 6:00pm-8:00pm.


Saturday Morning Polka Madness - Polkas! Saturday 6:00am-9:00am, requests welcome


Soapbox - Interviews with progressive authors and activists, host Rob Tyrka. Thursday 12:00noon-12:30pm.


Street Corner Serenade - Music from the '50's "do-wop" era, and more. Saturday 1:00pm-3:00pm.


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Synthesis - Alternative rock from all genres featuring new releases, rarities, imports, and international artists.  Including electronic, dance, fusion, funk, pop, reggae, experimental...... Weekdays 1:00pm-4:00pm.


Tevynes Garsai - Lithuanian programming. Sunday 5:00pm-6:00pm.


This Way Out - The international gay and lesbian news magazine.  Thursday 8:00pm-8:30pm.


TUC Radio - From San Francisco: a show about the global village and the global pillage.  Friday at 12:30pm.


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Voices of our World - Views from the 2nd and 3rd world on life in the real world.  Monday at 8:30pm.


West Indian Rhythms - Reggae, soca and more from Jamaica, T & T and beyond. Saturday 9:00pm-12midnight.

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