Letter V Classical Radio Feb. 14

For Valentine’s Day, high romance – including his-and-hers piano concertos by Robert and Clara Schumann.

noon-3 p.m. EST
1500-1800 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM
http://wdce.net

Tchaikovsky: “Romeo and Juliet” Fantasy-Overture
Czech Philharmonic/Semyon Bychkov
(Decca)

Nielsen: “Hymnus amoris”
Inga Nielsen, soprano
Poul Elming & Arne Elkrog, tenors
Per Høyer, baritone
Jørgen Ditlevsen, bass
Copenhagen Boy’s Choir
Danish National Radio Choir
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra/Leif Segerstam
(Chandos)

Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor – IV: Adagietto
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas
(SFS Media)

Clara Wieck Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor
Francesco Nicolosi, piano
Alma Mahler Sinfonietta/Stefania Rinaldi
(Naxos)

Past Masters:
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Colin Davis
(Philips)
(recorded 1970)

Past Masters:
Wagner: “Tristan und Isolde” – Prelude and “Liebestod”
Cleveland Orchestra/George Szell
(Sony Classical)
(recorded 1962)

Rimsky-Korsakov: “Scheherazade”
Orchestre de l’Opéra Bastille/Myung-Whun Chung
(Deutsche Grammophon)

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