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The WORT 89.9 FM Madison Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning February 13, 2014 Compiled by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 | Rich Samuels

Thursday February 13, 1:30 pm at Mills Hall, 455 North Park Street, Madison Trumpet soloist Tine Thing Helseth presents a master class. Thursday February 13, 7 pm at Overture Center-Overture Hall, 201 State Street, Madison. Open dress rehearsal with the Madison Symphony Orchestra and trumpeter Tina Thing Helseth. Thursday February 13, 8:30 pm at Morphy Hall, 455 North Park Street, Madison.The Black Music ensemble, Richard Davis, Director. Friday, February 14, 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison. Jaime Guisicafré, Chris Allen and Chris Murray, guitar. New music by Brouwer, Coseley, Gusicafré and Merritt. Friday February 14, 7:30 pm at Overture Center-Overture Hall, 201 State Street, Madison (repeated at 8 pm, 2/15 and 2:30 pm, 2/16 at the same location. The Madison Symphony Orchestra featuring trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth and woworks by Sibelius, Haydn, Adams and Strauss. How many classical music stars cultivate an international resume of performances and awards while still in their mid-twenties? Tine Thing Helseth, the fast rising, young trumpet star of the classical music world, will join the Madison Symphony Orchestra Feb. 14-16 in Overture Hall. The Norwegian native is a seasoned soloist with dozens of orchestral engagements under her belt from around the world. This eclectic musician is also a jazz trumpeter and leader of an all-female brass band. Helseth will take the stage twice per concert. First she will perform Joseph Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet, the first piece to contain truly free melodic writing for the instrument. She will then perform Alexander Arutiunian’s Trumpet Concerto in A-flat Major, a virtuosic mid-20th century composition with a distinct Armenian folk influence. Also programmed for the symphony performance are Sibelius’ triumphant Finnish anthem Finlandia, John Adams’ contemporary work Doctor Atomic Symphony, and Richard Straus’ lush, episodic Suite from Der Rosenkavalier. The concerts are Fri., Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 15, at 8 p.m.; and Sun., Feb. 16, at 2:30 p.m. in Overture Hall, 201 State Street. Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet was written in 1796 for a new instrument, the Klappentrompete, or Keyed Trumpet, which for the first time made stepwise melodies possible. To this day, his concerto is one of the most performed and cherished in the trumpet repertoire. Alexander Arutiunian had an extensive and renowned involvement with music for brass instruments. His concertos for trumpet, trombone, and horn, as well as brass quintet and trombone quartet are all significant and lasting pieces in the brass literature. Armenian folk music influenced Trumpet Concerto in A-Flat Major features sprightly dances, gorgeous lyricism, …. more »

Music Featured on the September 26, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin

Friday, 20 September 2013 | Rich Samuels

5:09 am Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor Op. 5 No. 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven, performed by Colin Carr (cello) abd Thomas Sauer. 5:34 am: The Pacifica Quartet performs the String Quartet No. 6 in G major Op. 101 by Dmitri Shostakovich. 6:08 am: The Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Antoni Wit performs the Taras Bulba Rhapsody by Leoš Janáček. 6:40 am: The Sinfonia Varsavia conducted by Ian Hobson performs George Walker’s Antifonys for String Orchestra. 6:48 am: The Los Angeles Percussion Ensemble performs “Occasus” by Jeffrey Homes. 7:08 am: An interview with John DeMain, artistic director of the Madison Symphony Orchestra. The MSO’s 2013-2014 concert season begins tomorrow. Music featured in this segment includes selections from DeMain’s 1996 Grammy winning recording with the Houston Grand Opera of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess”; Tine Thing Helseth’s recording of Astor Piazzolla’s “Libertango”; plus samplings of performances by violinist Augistin Hadlich, soprano Emily Birsan and pianist Garrick Olsen. more »

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