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The WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning March 27, 2014 Compiled by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 | Rich Samuels

Friday March 28 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison. The Noon Musicale Presents “They Say that Irving Berlin is Wonderful,” with Karlos & Melinda Moser Saturday March 29, noon at Grace Episcopal Church, 118 West Washington Ave., Madison. The Grace Presents series presents Grsminy. Founded in 2010, Graminy is based in Madison, Wisconsin. They seek to fuse the classical and grassroots traditions, from Bach to bluegrass, from Copland to Celtic, from Gershwin to native American, from Kodaly to klezmer, and more. Drawing on all these styles, Graminy composes and arranges all its music, which includes lots of quick changes, generous improvisations, and occasional singing. They call their style “class-grass.” More at No tickets [...] more »

Music Featured on the March 7, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM in Madison, Wisconsin

Monday, 4 March 2013 | Rich Samuels

5:09 am: Jennifer Highdon’s “Trumpet Songs” performed by Scott Meredith (trumpet) and Rubia Santos (piano). 5:19 am: The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta performs Symphony No. 1 by Jerome Moross. 5:40 am: The piano duo of John and Richard Contiguglia perform Franz Liszt’s “Reminiscences of Don Juan” (inspired by Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”. 5:57 am: Soprano Amy Haworth and Trevor Stephenson (fortepiano) perform Franz Schubert’s “Frulingsglaube”. 6:08 am: Scott Tarpen (alto saxophone) and Theresa Bogard perform Jennifer Higdon’a “Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano”. 6:26 am: The piano duo of John and Richard Contiguglia perform Percy Graigner’s setting of “Molly on the Shore”. 6:38 am: Alexander Scriabin’s “Poem of Ecstasy” performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti. [...] more »

Music featured on the November 1 2012 edition of “Anything Goes”

Monday, 29 October 2012 | Rich Samuels

Here’s the music I’ve selected for my November 1, 2012 show: 5:09: The Wisconsin Brass (celebrating their 40th season) perform four madrigals of Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643). Recorded in concert in Mills Hall March 3, 2012. 5:19: The Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Iván Fischer performs Dances of Galánta, composed by Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967) in 1933. I’ve selected this piece because the Madison Symphony Orchestra will be performing it at its next concert series on November 2, 3 & 4. 5:36: Violinist James Ehnes performs the Concerto for Violin and Orchestra Op. 14 of Samuel Barber with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra conducted by Bramwell Tovey. (Ehnes performed this work with the MSO several weeks ago). 6:08: James Smith conducted the University [...] more »

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