Sunday, February 28, 2021
This evening on our final Wavelengths for Black History Month, we’ll hear music of American icon Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington. We’ll also a tribute to Duke by Jeff Scott, and works by Hale Smith and Florence Beatrice Price.
Wavelengths brings you the best in contemporary classical music, Sundays at 9 p.m. Eastern.
This evening on Preview! Bulgarian violinist Liya Petrova performs a concerto attributed to Mozart. Rob Kennedy speaks with conductor José Serebrier about his CD, Last Tango Before Sunrise. Contralto Nathalie Stutzman sings music of Handel, and the Modigliani Quartet plays Haydn.
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This week Great Sacred Music includes music sung by the Cathedral Choir and Schola of St. Philip’s Cathedral, Atlanta, the Kansas City Chorale, and the Choir of First United Methodist Church, Lubbock, Texas. Also on the playlist is music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Theodore Dubois, and Jean Mouton.
Great Sacred Music. Beautiful choral and organ music. Every Sunday morning. 8 a.m. eastern. Right after Sing For Joy. With Rob Kennedy.
Photo: The Last Supper by Mark Angus, Combe Down, Bath, courtesy Durham Cathedral & Jarold Printing
A teacher as well as a composer, Monsieur Arban was the first virtuoso valved-trumpet player. With her birthday tomorrow on February 29 if it were a leap year, Ms. Grist made her Metropolitan Opera debut on February 25, 1966. Happy 89th birthday!