Posted by Kimberly Powell on 11/14/2013

November 13 on KCSC/KBCW

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic

with violinist Jennifer Koh

Performance Oklahoma presents the Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s Classics 2 concert offered on Saturday, October 19th and featuring guest violinist Jennifer Koh, one of the most commanding and passionate musical artists of her generation.  The program opens with the evocative Die Moldau, the second symphonic poem of a collection of six known as Má vlast by BedÅ™ich Smetana.   Violinist Jennifer Koh joins the Philharmonic to play one of the American cornerstone works for violin and orchestra, the Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber.  And the orchestra rounds out the program with the iconic Symphony No. 5 in c minor, Op 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven.  Jennifer Koh talks about finding connections through music and through the special mentoring legacy of violin study and Eddie Walker offers his recollections of his years with the Philharmonic in the first of a series of cameos spotlighting Philharmonic staff during this special 25th anniversary season.   Tune in Wednesday evening, November 13th at 8 on Classical KCSC/KBCW!


November 16 on KWTU

2012 OKM International Festival

Chamber Music Series

From the 2012 OK Mozart broadcast series celebrating chamber music performances from the Festival, Editions 3 and 4 featuring mezzo soprano Sasha Cooke, baritone Kelly Markgraf, violinist Ani Kavafian, violist Paul Neubauer, cellist Peter Wiley, pianists Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky and the Amphion Quartet.  These musicians join collaborative forces to present the Chanson Perpettuelle by Ernest Chausson, Bilder aus Osten by Robert Schumann, the Serenade for Two Violins and Viola by Zoltan Kodaly, the 2nd Piano Quartet of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert’s Quartettsatz and Samuel Barber’s Dover Beach.  The musicians offer their insights into these works, we learn about the sonorous qualities of the voice and strings,  and the behind-the-scenes choreography required to perform music for piano 4-hands.  Tune in at 8pm on KWTU, Classical 88.7!