Of Note

A Lush and Colorful Harp Concerto from Villa Lobos
Villa Lobos HarpTune in to Thursday's show for a lush and exuberant harp concerto from Heitor Villa-Lobos from Catherine Michel and the Orchestre National de L'Opera de Monte-Carlo led by Antonio de Almeida.
Berlioz's Triptych Mediation of Death
BerliozBerlioz composed a triptych as a meditation on death in Tristia, op. 18. Tune in to Wednesday's program for a performance of this exploration by the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus led by Pierre Boulez.
Stripped Down Mozart
Nagano MozartPianist Karin Kei Nagano pairs up with the Cecilia String Quartet to present stripped down Mozart piano concertos. Essence is distilled with a quartet treatment rather than full orchestration. Tune in Tuesday for the entirety of his Piano Concerto in A major, k. 414, an homage to J. C. Bach.
New Music From Genre Bending Time For Three
Time for ThreeGenre-bending trio Time for Three -- Nicholas Kendal and Zachary De Pue, violins; Ranaan Meyer, bass -- continue to meld it all together on their new release for Universal Music Classics, with versions of the Beatles' "Norwegian Wood," Rachmaninoff's "Vocalise" and a Bach chaconne re-imagined as "Chaconne in Winter." Catch highlights of this new release on Monday's program.
Neo-Romantic Epic Choral Work
CredoPolish composer Krzysztof Penderecki won a Grammy in 2001 for his vocal work "Credo," which focuses on simply the creed of a Mass instead of an entire Mass. Catch the world premiere recording of this neo-Romantic masterpiece on this week's KUAF Sunday Symphony.