Streams

The Point of Contrapunctus

« previous episode | next episode »

Friday, February 17, 2006

Les Violons du Roy will be at Zankel Hall on Sunday, February 26th, but you can hear them here this evening, counterpointing their way through selections from Bach’s "Art of the Fugue."

Violist Kim Kashkashian, who plays at the 92nd Street Y on February 21st and 22nd, is joined this evening by pianist Robert Levin for a stunning performance of Brahms Viola Sonata No. 1 in F Minor. Another performer you might want to experience live at Carnegie Hall on the 23rd and 25th is pianist Andras Schiff: we give you his recording of the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat tonight, as a goad to get going to Carnegie Hall.

Lovers of the Wild West will enjoy our last hour, when the San Francisco Symphony plays Copland's "Rodeo" under Michael Tilson Thomas, followed by pianist Richard Zankars' traversal of the "Streets of Laredo" by Roy Harris.
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.