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This Week At The Classical Station

by Rob Kennedy


Monday, November 11, 2019


New York Philharmonic Orchestra

This evening Monday Night at the Symphony shines the spotlight on the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. On the program is music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Manuel Ponce, and Heitor Villa-Lobos in performances led by Leonard Bernstein, Jose Serebrier, and current music director Jaap van Zweden. See What's Playing for details.

You can enjoy the concert beginning at 8 p.m. on 89.7 FM in Central North Carolina and streaming everywhere online and on our apps.

Photo: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Logo/NYPhil.org


Recorder & Tabret

The November Edition of of Renaissance Fare features music from the royal courts of Europe. We'll hear works from the era of the Medici family in Florence; from Gabrielli in Venice; from the times of King Henry II and King Henry VIII in England; and from German composer Samuel Scheidt. This evening at 7 p.m. Eastern.

Photo: Wikipedia.org

November 11 Birthdays

On November 11 we observe the birthdays of English conductor Vernon Handley and Swiss conductor Ernest Ansermet. Vernon Handley was not a flashy, jet-set conductor. His modest gestures on the podium were similar to those of his teacher, Sir Adrian Boult, who once was heard to remark, "Do remember, won't you, that you are playing to the blind man in the audience." And that's how my old conducting teacher at the Royal College of Music was. Vernon Handley was all about the music. Period. Can you imagine being able to collaborate with composers such as Debussy, Ravel, and Stravinsky? Well, Ernest Ansermet did, and his interpretations of their music showed his deep understanding of what he was performing. He also founded Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in 1918.

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Meet The Announcer


Ever wonder what your favorite voice looks like? That's George Douglas, host of Renaissance Fare above. More about our announcers at Meet The Announcer.

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