December 11 KCSC
The Oklahoma City Philharmonic
with Garrick Ohlsson
On Saturday, November 16th, pianist Garrick Ohlsson joined the Oklahoma City Philharmonic for their third Classics concert of the season performing the astonishingly dramatic first piano concerto of Johannes Brahms. Considered one of the finest pianists of his generation, Garrick Ohlsson has pursued a distinguished global career and is celebrated for his masterly performances of repertoire spanning across the piano repertoire. The program, entitled Legends also features Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 and the first Mephisto Waltz by Franz Liszt. Mr. Ohlsson offers fascinating commentary about Brahms and the d minor concerto as well as American composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes. Hear this concert and commentary from Garrick Ohlsson on Wednesday, December 11th on Classical KCSC/KBCW!
December 14 KWTU
2012 OKM International Festival
Chamber Music Series
Performance Oklahoma presents editions 5 and 6 from the 2012 OK Mozart International Festival Chamber Music series. In the first hour, devoted to music by Robert Schumann cellist Peter Wiley and pianist Anna Polonsky performt the composer’s Drei Fantasiestucke Op 73 and the Adagio and Allegro Op 70 and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and baritone Kelly Markgraf join pianist Orion Weiss to present a duet and six songs. And in the second hour cellist Peter Wiley returns with violinist Ani Kavafian and violist Paul Neubauer to play the String Trio by Jean Francaix. Pianist Orion Weiss joins Peter and Paul to offer the alternative version of the a minor Trio of Johannes Brahms and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and pianist Anna Polonsky present Im Fruhling by Franz Schubert. All of the musicians join host Kimberly Powell to offer insightful commentary. Tune in at 8pm on Classical 88.7
December 18 and 21
from Oklahoma City University
Celebrating its 35th season, a Christmas Vespers is presented each year at Oklahoma City University. 250 University singers and orchestral musicians gathered to offer the service designed to acknowledge the Advent season. A collage of music, much of it from the great choral composers of this century and centuries past also includes songs and carols from many traditions; each of these works prefaced by a reading of scripture or poetry.
The program, Sing God is Love, was offered on December 6th and in two services on December 7th in the Bishop W Angie Smith Chapel on the OCU campus each concluding with the modern hymn Night of Silence sung in candlelight. Tune in for this special seasonal broadcast at 8pm on Wednesday December 18th on KCSC/KBCW and on Saturday, December 21st on KWTU!
December 25 and 28
Chamber Music in Oklahoma present
The Borealis Quartet encore!
One of the most dynamic and exciting world-class ensembles of its generation, the Borealis String Quartet has received international critical acclaim as an ensemble praised for its fiery performances, passionate style, and refined, musical interpretation. Founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in the fall of 2000 and rapidly establishing a stellar reputation, the Borealis has toured extensively in North America and performed to enthusiastic sold-out audiences in major cities across North America.
The Quartet appeared as the guest ensemble on Sunday, March 10th, presented by Chamber Music in Oklahoma. The program, given at Christ the King Catholic Church in Oklahoma City featured the Quartet in G Major Op 76, No. 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn, the Eighth Quartet of Dmitri Shostakovich and the Quartet No. 1 in g minor Op 27 by Edvard Grieg. Listeners will also enjoy commentary from violinist Yuel Yawney who talks about the Quartet's musical approach, the featured works and a special outreach project with Canada's Health Arts Society. And after that, we'll have a sneak preview of next week's program featuring the Canadian Brass!
The Canadian Brass
Performance Oklahoma is KCSC’s weekly radio broadcast showcasing concerts and recitals presented across the state of Oklahoma. Airing each Wednesday from 8:00-10:00pm CST, and on Saturday evenings from 8:00-10:00pm CST on Public Radio Tulsa's KWTU,the program features the Oklahoma City Philharmonic's Classics Series concerts and performances from Chamber Music in Oklahoma, Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma, OK Mozart International Festival, Armstrong Auditorium, Rose State Live!, OCU's DistinguishedArtistSeries, OCCC's Cultural Arts Series, OU's Norton Visiting Artist Series, UCO's Faculty Artist Concert Series, the Canterbury Choral Society, Chamber Music Tulsa and others. The broadcasts are edited, produced and hosted by KCSC’s Director of Production & Syndication, Kimberly Powell.
Kimberly has met and interviewed a number of the world's leading musical artists and composers for the program including Steven Isserlis, Stephen Hough, Marc-André Hamelin, André Watts, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Nathan and Julie Gunn, James Ehnes, Jon Kimura Parker, The King's Singers, Barry Douglas, Midori, Peter Wiley, Rachel Barton Pine, Libby Larsen, Phillip Ying, Vladimir Feltsman, Michael Daugherty, Colin Currie, David Kim, Carter Brey, Kazuhide Isomura, Eric Ruske, The Eroica Trio, Paul Neubauer and colleagues from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, members of Chanticleer and a number of exciting young international artists including Stefan Jackiw, Conrad Tao, Sarah Coburn, Shai Wosner, Julie Albers, Jennifer Frautschi, Orion Weiss, Alexander Schimpf, Susanna Phillips, Sasha Cooke, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Andrew von Oeyen, and the co-gold medalists of the 2009 Van Cliburn International Competition Haochen Zhang and Nobuyuki Tsujii. In August of 2009, Kimberly and Performance Oklahoma were profiled in the Sunday edition of the Daily Oklahoman by Fine Arts Editor, Rick Rogers and in April of 2010 a feature article by Terry Clark appeared in Oklahoma's Journal Record. Her program showcasing the American Organ Institute's Gala Weekend Celebration in September 2009 was nominated for a Governor's Award. The 2010 and 2011 OK Mozart International Festival chamber music broadcast series were presented by KXMS Fine Arts Radio International in Joplin, Missouri and by KWTU Classical in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For the past three seasons Performance Oklahoma has been awarded a grant from the Kirkpatrick Foundation and has secured sponsorship from locally owned Homeland Grocery Stores, Hudiburg Subaru of Oklahoma and Armstrong Auditorium. In August of 2013, Kimberly was nominated for the Governor's Media in the Arts Award.
"Brahms was a wild man..." ~Garrick Ohlsson. Hear his powerfully eloquent performance tonight @OKC_PHIL @KCSCfm 8pm http://t.co/T1mNUspJYK
Piano and orchestra heaven tonight: Garrick Ohlsson and the @OKC_PHIL in Classics 3 "Legends." Wondrous commentary from GO too! @KCSCfm
Presenting @brightmusicokc's Sonata Evening featuring five duo sonatas by Saint-Saëns, Schumann, Poulenc, Beethoven and Prokofiev @KCSCfm.
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Tonight at 8pm, it's the dazzling Meccorre Quartet in their North American debut concert! @OKChamberMusic @KCSCfm http://t.co/1RmciKCz7a
Tulsa World error has great outcome! @TulsaOpera's Marriage of Figaro airing tonight and tomorrow night @KWGSNEWS! http://t.co/Fd39KgNxei
Historic radio broadcast of @TulsaOpera in progress statewide. Couldn't be more proud! KCSCfm @kirkpatrickfdn @OKArtsCouncil #oklahoma
Tonight: TulsaOpera in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro! @KCSCfm at 7pm CST in the first historic radio broadcast! http://t.co/JfAwcsTFPF
Historic broadcasts this week @TulsaOpera! http://t.co/SLJJfcVP83 @KCSCfm @KWGSNEWS @kirkpatrickfdn @OKArtsCouncil http://t.co/25tCCqfpnn
Thank you SkirvinHiltonOK/Cheryl Jackson! To talk with pianist Garrick Ohlsson @KCSCfm @OKC_PHIL @OKArtsCouncil http://t.co/N00vOavGyf