89.9 WDAV Classical Public Radio Smaller Fonts Larger Fonts
Home Listen Playlist Programs Community & Events Individual Support Business Support About Contact
 
Classical 89.9 WDAV
Carolina Live
Sundays at 3:00 p.m. Repeats Friday at 7:00 p.m.

Lauren Rico red 120 pxCarolina Live travels the region and features classical musicians from our area as well as those of international renown who visit our performance halls. Lauren Rico hosts the series.

Note: Carolina Live is looking for professional-quality vocal or instrumental recordings made in concert in the Carolinas in the past couple of years. Mail them to: Box 8990, Davidson, NC 28035-8990, attn. Carolina Live. For more info, call 877-333-8990.

Visit the Carolina Live site.


Sponsored by orthocarolina-logo-200px.jpg

Program Schedule
December 21, 2014
Spartanburg Philharmonic: Joyous Holiday Music
Sarah Ioannides 540

Carolina Live presents an all-new holiday edition of the program thanks to a December, 2013 concert from the Spartanburg Philharmonic with conductor Sarah Ioannides, the Spartanburg Day School Choir, and tenor Wayne Hobbs. One of the Bach Brandenburgs gets the concert started and showcases soloists from the orchestra. Then the orchestra is joined by tenor and children’s choir for holiday songs and traditional favorites. There’s also ballet music from Tchaikovsky, a Polonaise from Rimsky-Korsakov, the prelude to an Engelbert Humperdinck’s fairy tale opera, and more sacred classics of the season from Bach/Gounod, Adolf Adam and Handel.

Listen to the program

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
(with SPO All-Stars including Sarah Johnson, violin; Rhea Jacobus, flute; Kuo-Pei Cheng-Lin, harpsichord)

GUSTAFSSON:Maria, Handmaiden of the Lord”

TRADITIONAL: “Carol of the Bells; Quittez, pasteurs”

SIBELIUS:High are the Snow Drifts”

LLOYD-WEBBER:
“Pie Jesu”

TCHAIKOVSKY: Sleeping Beauty Waltz

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Polonaise from Christmas Eve

TCHAIKOVSKY: Dances from The Nutcracker

HUMPERDINCK: Prelude to Hansel & Gretel

BACH/GOUNOD: “Ave Maria”

ADAM: “O Holy Night”

HANDEL: “Every Valley, from Messiah”

December 14, 2014
Holiday Edition: The Best of Christmas Past
Holiday Special The holiday season brings warm memories and this edition of Carolina Live shares some musical memories from seasons past. We open with Corelli's famous Christmas Concerto performed by the Winston-Salem Symphony. The centerpiece of the program comes from the chorus Renaissance of Charlotte, NC and their Christmas in the City concert from 2011, with choral music ranging from the 16th century to the present. Then it's over to Monroe, NC for the highlight of a 2010 holiday program featuring the Union Symphony and Holiday Chorus. The program closes back in Old Salem for another performance by the Winston-Salem Symphony and soloist of the joyous Alleluia by Mozart.

Listen to the program

ARCANGELO CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in G minor, "Christmas Concerto
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor

ORLANDO GIBBONS: This is the Record of John
ANDREAS HAMMERSCHMIDT: Glory to God in the Highest 
J. S. BACH: Ah, Dearest Jesus
 
JOHANNES BRAHMS: The White Dove and Lo How a Rose ere Blooming
ARVO PÄRT: Magnificat
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Hark! The Herald Angles Sing
PHILIP STOPFORD: A Child is Born in Bethlehem
TRADITIONAL: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
FRANZ GRUBER: Silent Night
JOHN F. WADE: O Come All Ye Faithful
DONALD MOORE: Over the River and Through the Woods
LEROY ANDERSON: Sleigh Ride
Renaissance 
J. Michael Grant, accompanist 
Robert Pritchard, director

BENJAMIN HARLAN: Gloria Deo
Central United Festival Choir
Union Symphony Orchestra and Holiday Chorus
Nathan Hopper, reader
James A. O'Dell, director

W. A. MOZART: Alleluia from Exultate Jubilate
Carla Lefevre, soprano
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor

December 7, 2014
Young Chamber Musicians Competition Concert
Young Chamber Orchestra Competition

Finalists in the first ever Young Chamber Musicians Classical Competition from WDAV Classical Public Radio gave a concert on the campus of Davidson college in September of 2014. There’s also an encore from the winner in the college division category – you’ll need to listen to find out which ensemble wins!

Listen to the entire program

VIVALDI: Sopranino Recorder in a-minor

Cynthia Lawing, piano

Tara Villa Keith, marimba

RODRIGO: Siciliana

Cynthia Lawing, piano

Tanja Bechtler, cello

JOPLIN: The Entertainer

MOZART: Requiem in d-minor

The Liquorice Stix

SCHEIN: Die mit Tranen Saen

CHEETHAM: Scherzo

Varsity Brass

GRIER: Times in a Place

Chante Piano Trio

BRAHMS: Piano Trio No. 1 in B

Chante Piano Trio

FRANCAIX: Petit quatuor

SINGELEE: Saxophone Quartet No. 1

Eurus Saxophone Quartet

BRAHMS: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello

South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra

Morihiko Nakahara, conductor

Yosuke Kawasaki, violin

Edward Arron, cello

November 30, 2014
Greenville Symphony Orchestra: The Greatest Revolutionary
USC School of Music

The Greenville Symphony Orchestra observes the bicentennial of Richard Wagner with their first Masterworks program of the 2013-2014 season. Much of the operatic master’s instrumental music has enjoyed an additional existence in the concert hall, and the orchestra performs all the major works in this concert. It’s rounded out by a complete performance of the Beethoven symphony Wagner himself called “the apotheosis of the dance.” Then it’s over to Columbia for a USC School of Music concert featuring a superstar pianist playing a Rachmaninoff showpiece and a beloved Debussy melody.

Listen to the entire program

RICHARD WAGNER - Prelude to Die Meistersinger
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

RICHARD WAGNER - Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

RICHARD WAGNER - Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

RICHARD WAGNER - Overture to Tannhauser
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

RICHARD WAGNER - Ride of the Valkyries from
Act III ofDie Walkür
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 7 in A
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
USC Symphony Orchestra
David Portnoy, conductor
Misha Dicter, guest pianist

CLAUDE DEBUSSY - Clair de Lune
Misha Dicter, pianist

November 23, 2014
Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Mediterranean Spirit
Edvard Tchvizhel

A concert program inspired by the Mediterranean rounds out the month on Carolina Live. Venerable conductor Edvard Tchivzel leads the musicians in Greenville, SC in a program that opens with a typically sparking overture by the Italian opera composer Gioacchino Rossini. Then there are back-to-back symphonies by Luigi Cherubini and Georges Bizet, before winding up with a delightful suite by Frenchman Jacque Ibert.

Listen to the entire program

GAETANO ROSSINI - Overture to Semiramide 
Greenville Symphony Orchestra 
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

LUIGI CHERUBINI - Symphony in D 
Greenville Symphony Orchestra 
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

GEORGE BIZET - Symphony in C 
Greenville Symphony Orchestra 
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

JACQUES FRANCOIS ANTOINE IBERT - Divertissement 
Greenville Symphony Orchestra 
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

ALEXANDER BORODIN - 
Overture and Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor 
Greenville Symphony Orchestra 
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

November 16, 2014
Winston-Salem Symphony
Winston-Salem-Symphony

The Winston-Salem Symphony takes the stage for this edition of the program. From September 2013 there’s a concert that opens with music by a prolific contemporary composer commissioned for the 75th anniversary of the Tanglewood Festival, followed by the second symphonic effort by Sibelius. Then a program from October 2013 treats us to Mozart’s ever-popular serenade, plus the tuneful and ironic suite from one of Kurt Weill’s best-known music theater works.

Listen to the entire program

GANDOLFI: Night Train to Perugia
Winston-Salem Symphon
Robert Moody, conductor

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 in D
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor

MOZART: Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor

WEILL: Threepenny Opera Suite
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor

BEETHOVEN: Quartet in B Flat, Op. 18, No. 6
Kontras Quartet

November 9, 2014
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: Capriccio

Dmitry Sitkovetsky conducting-real
This edition of the program begins in Greensboro, North Carolina, where Dmitri Sitkovetsky has led the orchestra for more than a decade. He welcomes pianist Julia Zilberquist for a rhapsody by Russian composer Sergei Slonimsky. She also treats us to an encore by Marcello as arranged for keyboard by Bach. The concert is bookended by Brahms’ famous variations and Schumann’s sunniest symphony. Then it’s off to Columbia for a highlight from an October 2013 concert by the USC School of Music Symphony featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s well-loved caprice.

Listen to the entire program

BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

SLONIMSKY: Jewish Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor
Julia Zilberquit, piano

MARCELLO: Adagio from Concerto for Oboe
Julia Zilberquit, piano 

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Capriccio Espagnol
USC Symphony Orchestra
Neil Casey, conductor 

DVORAK: Slavonic Dance No. 2 in E-Minor
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

 
November 2, 2014
USC School of Music Symphony Orchestra
cl-USC-540
A concert from Columbia gets the month started. The USC School of Music Symphony Orchestra welcomes guest conductors and a soloist to a program from November 2013 featuring beloved Brahms and Tchaikovsky. And highlights from another concert in January 2014 round out the program with a familiar Mendelssohn concert overture and some Slavic Tchaikovsky.

Listen to the entire program

BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture

USC Symphony Orchestra

Donald Portnoy, conductor

 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in f-minor

USC Symphony Orchestra

Donald Portnoy, conductor

 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme

USC Symphony Orchestra

Zhongui Dai, conductor

Jiapeng Nie, cello

 

MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture

VERDI: Nabucco

USC Symphony Orchestra

Donald Portnoy, conductor

 

 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Slavonic March

USC Symphony Orchestra

Donald Portnoy, conductor

 


WDAV 89.9 • Box 8990 • 423 N. Main Street • Davidson, N.C. 28035-8990 • (877) 333-8990 • Fax: (704) 894-2997


©2014 WDAV. All rights reserved.