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7:58 am Pauline Alpert (piano) (recorded ca. 1943-1944): 'The Girl Friend (1926)' 4/24/2014
7:57 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
7:50 am Cameron Carpenter, performing on the Aeolian-Skinner organ of St. Mary the Virgin Church, New York City: 'Serenade and Fugue on B-A-C-H' 4/24/2014
7:49 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
7:39 am Cameron Carpenter, performing on the Aeolian-Skinner organ of St. Mary the Virgin Church, New York City: 'Prelude and Fugue in G-Major BWV 541 with an improvised cadenza' 4/24/2014
7:37 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
7:33 am Cameron Carpenter, organist: 'Cameron Carpenter talks about the International Touring Organ built by Marshall & Ogletree' 4/24/2014
7:31 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
7:26 am Cameron Carpenter, organist, performing on the Marshall & Ogletree International Touring Organ: 'Overture to Candide' 4/24/2014
7:25 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
7:08 am Bruce Bengston, organist of Madison's Luther Memorial Church: 'Sonata Eroica Op. 94' 4/24/2014
7:06 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
7:01 am BBC News: 'News' 4/24/2014
7:00 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
6:58 am Pauline Alpert (1900-1988) (recorded around 1943-44): 'Church Mouse on a Spree (written around 1932)' 4/24/2014
6:56 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
6:39 am The Pacifica Quartet: Simin Ganatra. Sibbi Bernhardsson (violins)-Masumi Per Rostad (viola)-Brandon Varnos (cello): 'String Quartet No. 11 (1966)(Dedicated to the memory of violinist Vasili Shirinsky)' 4/24/2014
6:38 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
6:31 am Insurgent Radio Kiosk: 'Kiosk' 4/24/2014
6:30 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
6:11 am Christopher D. Lewis (harpsichord) with the West Side Chamber Orchestra conducted by Kevin Mallon: 'Concerto for Harpsichord and Instrumental Ensemble (1959)' 4/24/2014
6:09 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
6:08 am Jeffrey Biegel, piano: '"If I were a bird, I would Fly to You" (No. 6 from Douze Etudes Caracteristiques Op. 2)' 4/24/2014
6:06 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
6:01 am BBC News: 'News' 4/24/2014
6:00 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
5:47 am The Stephane Caillat Vocal Ensemble conducted by Stephane Caillat: 'Les deux cités (1937): Babylone, Elegie, Jerusalem' 4/24/2014
5:45 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014
5:21 am Brent Wissick (cello), Andre Willis (playing an 1848 Pleyel piano) and Richard Luby (violin): 'Trio in G Minor, Op. 8 (1828-1829)' 4/24/2014
5:20 am Rich Samuels: 'Comment' 4/24/2014

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Welcome to the Blog of Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 | Rich Samuels

On the left is a photo of me (snapped by April 14, 2009, by Chicago Sun-Times photographer Brian Jackson) seemingly yelling at Rod Blagojevich. The former Illinois governor had just exited Chicago’s Dirksen Federal Building where he had entered a “not guilty” plea to a wide variety of corruption charges, including the allegation that he had attempted to market, for personal gain, the seat in the U.S. Senate left vacant when Barack Obama was elected President.

I was part of the media scrum (a correspondent for the “Chicago Tonight” show which airs on WTTW, one of Chicago’s public television stations) that pursued Blago that day: and, to be quite frank, I only appear to be yelling at the disgraced former governor: in reality, I was trying to locate my camera operator who had disappeared into the crowd, nowhere to be seen.

A month short of three years after that picture was taken (it’s recently been recycled as the cover art for Natasha Korecki’s book “Only in Chicago”), Rod Blagojevich began serving a 14 year sentence at the Federal Correctional Center Englewood near Denver. I wasn’t around to witness the denouement of his prosecution: I retired from television journalism at the end of 2009 and, as Garrison Keillor once put it, “moved up to radio”.

Since November of 2010 I’ve been hosting WORT’s “Anything Goes” show, bringing my listeners classical music every Thursday morning between the hours of 5 and 8.

To the greatest extent possible, I try to feature the work of local artists and composers, especially those who are younger. When necessary, I have the capability of recording interviews and performances in the field.

I hope you’ll be able to join me each week. I also hope you can continue to provide WORT with the financial support that makes this kind of programming (which is obviously not for everyone) possible.

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Music Featured on the December 27 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT Madison

12/24/12 9:13 AM | Rich Samuels

  5:09 am: J.S. Bach’s Sonata in G major BWV 1027 performed by Jeremy McCoy (double bass) and Matthew Larkin (positiv organ). 5:23 am: Guitarist Nicholas Goluses performs “Variations on a La Folia d’Espana” by Manuel Ponce (commisioned by Andres Segovia in 1929. 5:48 am:  Concerto for 2 Mandolins, strings and basso continuo in G major by Antonmio Vivaldi. 6:08 am: Eddie Cantor sings “Making Whoopee”, “A Girlfriend of a Boyfriend of Mine” and “My Baby Just Cares for Me” from the sound track of the 1930 United Artists Film “Whoopee”. This was the first film for which Alfred Newman served as musical director. 6:16 am: Alfred Newman conducts the United Artists studio orchestra in the overture to the film “Whoopee”. (From a transcription disc). 6:26 am: Music composed for the 1931 Goldwyn film “Street Scene”. The music is excerpted from the sound track 6:38 am: Selections from music composed by Mychael Danna for the Ang Lee film”The Life of Pi”. 7:08 am: Rich Samuels interviews composer Michael Daugherty. (Pre-recorded). 7:58 am: The Oakwood Chamber Players perform Jule Styne’s “Let it Snow”/

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Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning December 20

12/19/12 8:19 PM | Rich Samuels

Saturday December 22, 5 pm at the James Reeb Unitarian Universalist Congregation 2146 E. Johnson St. , Madison Winter Solstice Singing Celebration. Songs & readings for the season Call: 608-242-8887 Sunday December 23, 2:00 pm Olbrich Gardens-Evjue Commons, 3330 Atwood Ave. , Madison. Madison Horn Club. Horn Ensemble. The Madison Horn Club (MAD HOC) is directed by former UW Horn Professor, Doug Hill. Sunday December 23, 2:30 pm in the Capitol Rotunda. Madison East Seventh-Day Adventist Church Christmas Concert. Madison East Seventh-Day Adventist Church will sponsor a Christmas Concert in Romanian, Spanish, and English. Sunday December 23, 3:00 pm at The Crossroads Church, 3815 Dutch Mill Rd. , Madison. Sandy La Clair & the Impact of Brass. “‘Twas the Brass Before Christmas,” free concert. We will present the Christmas Story in Text & Music. The second half of the program features jazzy family Holiday favorites All proceeds will be donated to the Bread of Life Food Pantry. The Impact of Brass is a 6-piece professional brass group with percussion. This group was formed in 1981 and performs for concerts and events throughout this part of the Midwest. Call: 608-222-1159 Web:

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Music Featured on the December 20 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT

12/14/12 2:00 PM | Rich Samuels

5:09: Selections from Olivier Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur performed by organist David Titterington: “Mother and Child”, “Shepherds” and “Eternal Purposes”. 5:27: Suite from the ballet :A Christmas Carol” composed by Carl Davis in 1992-1993, arranged by John Longstaff. John Pryce-Jones conducts the Northern Ballet Theatre Orchestra. 5:46: J.S. Bach’s “Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring” performed by The Chicago Chamber Brass with the Glen Ellyn Children’s Choir, pianist Eteri Andjaparidze and SamuelHitchison (playing the Overture Concert Organ). 5:57: “Angels We Have Heard on High” performed by the Madison Symphony Chorus directed by Meverly Taylor. 6:08: More Selections from Olivier Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur performed by organist David Titterington: “The Word”, “The Children of God”, “The Angels”. 6:27: LeRoy Anderson’s suite of familiar Christmas music “A Christmas Festival” performed by the Battle Creek Brass Band/ 6:41: The “Yule Suite” of John Stevens performed by Madison’s Oakwood Chamber Players. 6:53: Two carols, one Hungarian (“Mennyből az angyal”), the other Italian (“Tu scendi dalle stelle”) performed by the Váci Street (Budapest) School Chorus and the Coro trentino SOSAT. 7:08: Final selections from Olivier Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur performed by organist David Titterington: “Jesus accepts suffering”, “The Magi”, “God among us”. 7:30: The Madison Symphony Chorus directed by Beverly Taylor sings “The First Noel”. 7:36: The Madison Symphony Orchestra (conducted by John DeMain) and the Madison Children’s Choir perform “Star of Bethlehem” by John Williams 7:39: “Fum fum fum”, a traditional Catalan carol performed by the Madison Symphony Orchestra and the Madison Symphony Orchestra Chorus. 7:40: The Madison Symphony Orchestra Chorus sings “Lo, How a Rose ‘e’er Blooming” by Michael Praetorius. 7:43: The Madison Symphony Orchestra and Chorus peform Bernard de la Monnoye’s “Patapan”. 7:44: “I Saw Three Ships” and “Bring a Torch” performed by The Madison Symphony Orchestra and soprano Celia Shafer. 7:49: A medley of three versions of “Silent Night” performed by the Kat Trio, the Madison Symphony Orchestra Chorus and the Isthmus Brass.          

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Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning December 13

12/11/12 1:04 PM | Rich Samuels

Madison Classical Music Calendar December 13-19 2012. Friday December 14, 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison. Noon Musicale. Holiday Carol Sing with Linda Warren, harp and Dan Broner, organ & piano. Friday December 14, December 14 at 7 pm (repeated Saturday 12/16 at the same hour), Middleton-Cross Plains Area Performing Arts Center, Middleton High School, 2100 Bristol St. Middleton. Madison Area Concert Handbells. Contact phone: 608-620-1997 Web: Friday December 14, 8 pm (repeated Saturday at 3 pm) at the First Congregational Church of Christ, 1609 University Ave., Madison. Madison Bach Musicians Baroque Holiday Concerts. Bach – Cantata BWV 122, Das Neugeborne Kindelein Schütz – Allein Gott in der Höh Lassus – Ave Regina Coelorum Vivaldi – Concerto for Strings in D major, RV 121 Corelli – Concerto Grosso in C minor, op. 6 no. 3 Handel – selections from Messiah (Every Valley (tenor), Thus saith the Lord (bass), But who may abide (countertenor), If God is for us (soprano) His yoke is easy (vocal quartet)). Call: 238-6092 Web: Saturday December 15 at noon at Grace Episcopal Church, 116 West Washington Avenue. Matt Wilber and Carol Carlson, trombone and violin. Saturday December 15, 1 pm in the Capitol Rotunda, Capitol Square, Madison. The Madison Community Orchestra. The Madison Community Orchestra (MATC) will present their Annual Holiday Concert on the 1st Floor Capitol Rotunda Saturday December 15 at 7 pm at River Ats Center, Sauk Prairie High School, 105 Ninth Street, Prairie du Sac. Darlene Koldenhoven – Featuring the Sauk Prairie Youth Choir. What sets Darlene Koldenhoven, this beautiful, tall blond Grammy Award winner and three-time nominee, apart from the rest? I could be her worldwide 1.5 billion viewing audience on PBS as the memorable vocal soloist in “Yanni, Live at the Acropolis”. It could be her work in the war-torn jungles of Sierra Leone, West Africa where she met and coached musicians and singers whom she then took on her tour of the US and Canada. Or that fact that she is one of the few classically trained singers with a five octave range who improvises in classical and non-classical styles with both voice and piano, produces, composes, arranges, programs keyboards, and writes lyrics. Come see for yourself as Ms. Koldenhoven performs with our very own Sauk Prairie Youth Choir and performs a portion of her solo repertoire Saturday December 15 7:30 pm at First Baptist Church 518 N. Franklin Ave. , Madison The Festival Choir of Madison. “Perspectives on the Nativity” concert. ….

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Music Featured on the December 13 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels

12/10/12 6:44 PM | Rich Samuels

  5:09: Pianist Evan Hirsch performs selections from Olivier Messiaen’s “Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus” (1944): “The Kiss of the Infant Jesus”, “The Contemplation of the Angels” and “The Contemplation of the Virgin”. 5:31: Medley of different versions of the traditional French carol Il est né, le divin Enfant ending with the interpretation of organist Robert Leech Bedell. 5:43: Three versions of the carol “O Holy Night” sung in French (by Enrico Caruso, recorded 2/23/1916), in Swedish (by Jussi Björling) and in Norwegian (by Nathalie Hansen, recorded 9/18/1917). A recitation by Harry E. Humphrey (recorded 12/9/1915) follows the Caruso recording. 6:08: Pianist Evan Hirch performes more selections from Olivier Messiaen’s “Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus” (1944): “The Contemplation of the Father” and “The Contemplation of the Spirit of Joy” 6:27: “Do You Hear What I Hear” by Noel Regney, performed by the Kat Trio (recorded in Ekaterinburg, Russia in 2004). 6:38: Selections from Piort Illyitch Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” performed by Duke Ellington’s orchestra. The arrangements are by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington. 7:08: More selections from Olivier Messiaen’s “Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus” (1944): “The First Communion of the Virgin” and “I Sleep, But My Heart Keeps Watch”. The pianist in Evan Hirsch. 7:29: Craig Bohmler’s “Visions of the Child” (text by Marion Adler) performed by Madison’s Oakwood Chamber Players with messo-soprano Cheryl Bensman Rowe and baritone Paul Rowe. 7:58: Chicago a Cappella (directed by Jonathan Miller) performs an arrangement by Joseph Brewer of the spiritual “Go Tell it on the Mountain”.  

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2013 Grammy Nominations in Classical Music Categories

12/6/12 6:29 AM | Rich Samuels

Best Engineered Album, Classical Americana, Daniel Shores Beethoven: The Late String Quartets, Op. 127 and 131, Bruce Egre Life and Breath, Tom Caulfield and John Newton Music For a Time of War, Jesse Lewis and John Newton Souvenir, Morten Lindberg Best Producer of the Year, Classical Blanton Alspaugh Tim Handley Marina Ledin, Victor Ledin James Mallinson Dan Merceruio Best Orchestral Performance “Adams: Harmonielehre and Short Ride In A Fast Machine,” Michael Tilson Thomas “Mahler: Symphony No. 1,” Iván Fischer “Music For a Time of War,” Carlos Kalmar “Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances,” Valery Gergiev “Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 5,” Osmo Vänskä Best Opera Recording “Berg: Lulu,” Michael Boder “Handel: Agrippina,” René Jacobs “Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress,” Vladimir Jurowski “Vivaldi: Teuzzone,” Jordi Savall “Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen,” James Levine and Fabio Luisi Best Choral Performance “Handel: Israel In Egypt,” Julian Wachner “Life and Breath-Choral Works By René Clausen,” Charles Bruffy “Ligeti: Requiem; Apparitions; San Francisco Polyphony,” Peter Eötvös “The Nightingale,” Stephen Layton “Striggio: Mass For 40 and 60 Voices,” Hervé Niquet Best Small Ensemble Performance “Americana,” Modern Mandolin Quartet “Meanwhile,” Eighth Blackbird “Mind Meld,” ZOFO Duet “Profanes Et Sacrées,” Boston Symphony Chamber Players “Rupa-Khandha,” Los Angeles Percussion Quartet Best Classical Instrumental Solo “Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Clavier,” András Schiff “The Complete Harpsichord Works Of Rameau,” Jory Vinikour “Gál & Elgar: Cello Concertos,” Claudio Cruz “Holst: The Planets,” Hansjörg Albrecht “Kurtág and Ligeti: Music For Viola,” Kim Kashkashian Best Classical Vocal Solo “Debussy: Clair De Lune,” Natalie Dessay “Homecoming-Kansas City Symphony Presents Joyce DiDonato,” Joyce DiDonato “Paris Days, Berlin Nights,” Ute Lemper “Poèmes,” Renée Fleming “Sogno Barocco,” Anne Sofie Von Otter Best Classical Compendium “Partch: Bitter Music,” Partch “Penderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening Of Jacob; Anaklasis,” Antoni Wit “Une Fête Baroque,” Emmanuelle Haïm Best Contemporary Classical Composition “Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile – Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays,” Stephen Hartke “León, Tania: Inura For Voices, Strings and Percussion,” Tania León “Praulins, Ugis: The Nightingale,” Ugis Praulins “Rautavaara, Einojuhani: Cello Concerto No. 2 ‘Towards The Horizon’,” Einojuhani Rautavaara “Stucky, Steven: August 4, 1964,” Steven Stucky

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Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning December 6

12/5/12 1:09 PM | Rich Samuels

Classical Calendar for 6-13 December Friday December 7 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 8900 University Bay Drive. Madison The Noon Musicale features Bach, Mozart, Chopin and the Fortepiano with Trevor Stephenson. 608- 233-9774 Friday December 7, 7 pm at the Blackhawk Evangelical Church, 9620 Brader Way, Middleton The Wisconsin chamber Orchestra and the Festival Choir of Madison perform Handel’s Messiah. Sold out for three years in a row, we return for a fourth year to present Handel’s most well known work, Messiah. This eternal holiday favorite is performed by the WCO along with the powerful voices of four soloists and The Festival Choir of Madison in the East Auditorium of Blackhawk Church in Middleton. 608-258-4141 (to see if there are still tickets available). Friday, December 7 at 7 pm at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 914 East Knapp Street, Milwaukee UW Madison’s Christopher Taylor performs the Vingt Regards sur l’Enfsnt Jésus; PianoArts is pleased to present pianist Christopher Taylor, renowned for his interpretation of Messiaen’s monumental work, Vingt Regards sur L’Enfant Jésus, in a performance of this important work at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 914 East Knapp Street, Milwaukee, WI, at 7:00 PM on Friday, December 7, 2012. Tickets are available online at or by calling 414-255-0801. In addition, Timothy Benson, organist at Saint Paul’s Church will present a lecture and performance of Messiaen’s work on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 PM at Saint Paul’s. Admission is free with a ticket to the December 7 concert. Vingt Regards is a collection of twenty short contemplations on the infant Jesus by “God the Father,” “the Mother Virgin Mary,” the angels, wise men, birds from the heights, silence, time, the stars and the cross. The music is a kaleidoscope of radiant colors, birdsongs, mini-orchestral sounds, Christmas bells and Hindu drums. Based in Milwaukee, PianoArts’ mission is to foster appreciation and performance of classical music by identifying and mentoring a new generation of pianists with exceptional musical and verbal communication skills and by presenting them to diverse audiences. Friday December 7, 7 pm (repeated Saturday 12/8 at 7 pm) at Edgewood College-Saint Joseph Chapel, 1000 Edgwood College Drive, Madison. Edgewood College Concert Band, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Women’s Choir & Chamber Singers. Edgewood College Music Department presents the 85th annual Christmas concerts. Friday December 7, 7:30 pm (repeated Sunday 12/9 at 7:30 pm) at Mills Concert Hall, 455 N. Park St., Madison UW Choral Union & Symphony Orchestra The Choral Union (directed by Beverly Taylor) presents Brahms’ masterwork Ein Deutsches Requiem ….

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Music Featured on the December 6 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels

12/5/12 8:40 AM | Rich Samuels

5:09: Symphonic Dances (1940) by Sergei Rachmaninoff performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano. 5:46: “Ricordando una melodi olvidada” by Robert Sierra, performed by the Verdehr Trio. 6:08: Three preludes and fugues in B major, F minor and G minor, Op.7, by Marcel Dupré. Performed by Florence Mustric om the Rudolph von Beckerath organ at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cleveland Ohio. 6:41 “Snazzy Sonata” by Judith Lang Zaimont. Performed by Judith Lang Zaimont and Doris L. Kosloff (pianos). 7:08: An interview with Mike Forbes of the Isthmus Brass featuring selections from their new “Isthmus Brass Christmas” CD. 7:30: Finale from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Abduction from the Seraglio”, recorded live at a December 2, 2012 performance by Candid Concert Opera at the Edgebrook Lutheran Church of Chicago. Soloists include Leila Bowie, Diana Stoic, Scott Brunscheen, Javier Bernardom and Neil Edwards. Tom Kastle is the narrator. The chamber orchestra is conducted by Codrut Birsan. This performance will be repeated at Capitol Lakes, 333 W. Main Street, Madison at 8 pm on 12/8. 7:36: “Lo Yisa Goy” (a prayer for peace), a setting by Stacy Garrop, performed by Chicago a Cappella diteced by Jonathan Miller. 7:42: A medley of traditional Chanukah music performed by the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Chicago a Cappella and Robin Spielberg.    

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Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning November 29

11/28/12 1:10 PM | Rich Samuels

Friday, November 30 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society 900 University Bay Drive Madison: Noon Musicale: Jeffrey Wagner, piano Music of Bach-Busoni, Bach-Petri, Mozart & Chopin Friday, November 30 8 pm Mills Concert Hall 455 N. Park Street Madison UW Wind Ensemble Scott Teeple, U Steve Sveum, Sun Prairie High School Wind Ensemble; Michael Daugherty, Guest Composer. The program features Motown Metal by Michael Daugherty (Madison Premiere), Bells for Stokowski by Michael Daugherty (Madison Premiere), Country Gardens by Percy Grainger and Blithe Bells by Percy Grainger. Free admission Friday, November 30, 7:30 pm , 8 pm on Saturday December 1 and 2:30 pm, Sunday December 2 Overture Center-Overture Hall Madison Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert. Nothing in Madison is like it-from the MSO Chorus singing carols with the audience in the lobby to the massed voices of the Madison Youth Choirs and Mt. Zion Gospel Choir, celebrating the great music composed for this holiday throughout the centuries. Soaring above the stageful of musicians will be mezzo-soprano Emily Fons and tenor David Portillo. Saturday December 1 at 11 am Overture Center-Overture Hall 201 State Street Madison Community Christmas Carol Sing with Madison Symphony Orchestra organist Samuel Hutchison.. For more information, please contact the MSO at 608.257-3734 or Saturday, December 1 at 4 pm, Mill Concert Hall 455 N. Park Street Madison The All University String Orchestra Janet Jensen conductor. (Free, unticketed). Sunday December 2 at 2 pm Stoughton Opera House 381 E. Main Street, Stoughton Stoughton Chamber Singers Victorian Holiday Concert The Stoughton Chamber Singers under the direction of John Beutel will present a concert of seasonal music. Madrigals will take their place at the core of the program with their beautiful poetry in wonderful tuneful settings. The program will feature some Spanish Carols which tend to be fun and tuneful since in their original state many of them were dances. A performance by the Stoughton Chamber String Ensemble will be included. BOX OFFICE: 608-877-4400 Sunday December 2 2pm Mills Concet Hall 455 N. Park UW Concert Band Sunday December 2 at 4 pm, Mills Concert Hall 455 N. Park, Madison UW University Bands Sunday December 2 at 2 and 4 pm, Luther Memorial Church 1021 University Avenue Madison UW Winter Choral Concerts Tuesday December 4 7:30 pm at Mills Concert Hall 455 N. Park Madison UW Masters Singers Wednesday December 5 12:15 pm Good Shepherd Lutheran Church-Raymond Road Advent Organ Series. Recital by Mark Brampton Smith, 12:15 pm, 12/5, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church-Raymond Rd., plus soup luncheon 11:30 ….

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Music Featured on the November 29 edition of “Anything Goes” hosted by Rich Samuels

11/27/12 1:31 PM | Rich Samuels

5:09 am James Ehnes (violin) and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra conducted by Bramwell Tovey perform the Violin Concerto in D Op. 35 (1047) by Wric Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957). 5:35 am Christine and Michelle Naughton (violins) play Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos K. 448. 5:56 am Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio (violin) and Jeffrey Sykes (piano) perform Manuel Ponce’s “Estrelita” 6:08 Florencio Anenjo’s “A Diptych of Lord dunsany’s Tales” performed by the Bulgarian Philharmonic conducted by Kirk Trevor. 6:37 “The Chairman Dances – Foxtrot for Orchestra” of John Adams (b. 1947) performed by the Baltimore Symphony conducted by David Zinman. 6:50 Laura Pinto, accompanied by Codrut Birsan, sings the aria “O mio babbino caro” from Giacomo Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi. 6:52 Kira Dils-deSurra, accompanied by Codrut Birsan, sings “Va! Laisse couler mes larmes” from “Werther” by Jules Massenet. 6:55 Benjamin Des Los Monteros, accompanied by Codrut Birsan, sings “Che gelida manina” from “La bohème” by Giacomo Puccini. 7:08 The Kronos Quartet performs “Sing Sing: J. Edgar Hoover”, composed in 1993 by Michael Daugherty (b. 1954). 7:19 An interview with Scott Tegge and Paul Von Hoff of the Gaudete Brass discussing their new CD on the Cedille label, “Chicago Moves”. Featured pieces are John Woodward’s “Gaudete”, Stacy Garrop’s “Helios” and David Sampson’s “Chicago Moves”. 7:55 “Desi” by Michael Daugherty performed by The Baltimore Symphony conducted by David Zinman  

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