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This Week At The Classical Station

by Rob Kennedy

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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Lullabies and Carols
The 9th annual edition of Lullabies and Carols will air on Friday, December 21 at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 22 at 3 a.m., Sunday December 23 at 10 p.m. and Monday, December 24 at 2 p.m. We have programmed Lullabies and Carols to be an oasis of calm for you in the midst of the busy holiday season. The program includes the choirs of Saint Thomas' Church, Fifth Avenue, New York, the Cambridge Singers, and Anonymous 4 singing music by John Rutter, Benjamin Britten, and Gerre Hancock. Rob Kennedy is your host. Merry Christmas from all of us at The Classical Station!

Painting: Andrea Mantegna, 1451-1453

December 18 Birthdays

On December 18 we observe the birthdays of French piano maker Camille Pleyel, American composer Edward MacDowell, Swiss conductor Edmond de Stoutz, and English conductor William Boughton. Joseph Étienne Camille Pleyel inherited the family piano-making business which supplied pianos to Frederic Chopin, among others. Edward MacDowell left us over sixty compositions even though he died at the young age of 48. Besides composing, he was well-known as a concert pianist and teacher. de Stoutz was the founder of the Zürcher Kammerorcheste. William Boughton is currently the Music Director of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and is on the faculty of the Yale School of Music. He has guest-conducted most of the world's major orchestras.

Photos: William Boughton/S.M. Cooper; Others on Wikipedia.org


Monday, December 17, 2018

Christmas Flowers

Join us this evening for our annual holiday edition of Monday Night at the Symphony. We'll present festive music from a number of ensembles, including the Boston Pops on the anniversary of the birth of legendary conductor Arthur Fiedler birth.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. Eastern on 89.7 FM in Central North Carolina and streaming everywhere online.

Photo: Wikipedia.org

December 17

On December 17 we observe the birthdays of Italian composer Domenico Cimarosa and American conductor Arthur Fiedler. Signor Cimarosa wrote over eighty operas. Boston native Arthur Fiedler conducted the Boston Pops Orchestra for more than fifty years.


Photos: Wikipedia.org



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