Highlights: Known as an innovator during the bossa nova movement in 1960s Brazil, Edu Lobo's compositions are cultural classics in South American and internationally. The Brasil Guitar Duo's 2012 release 'Zansibar - The Music of Edu Lobo' features the music of Lobo for two guitars, arranged by João Luiz, member of the duo with Douglas Lora.
Highlights: Tune in for John Clayton's account of our recent Fundraiser "Play it Forward" which occurred at the Shaved Duck restaurant. Music by Jorge Morel, and a preview of Duo Mirić--Tanja and Darka Mirić--who visit nine local schools in Bosnian neighborhoods, and perform on November 7 in their St. Louis debut at the Ethical Society.
Highlights: We begin sampling the new 2-CD issue entitled “Thibault Cauvin” (Sony Classical 88875096912/2) featuring Thibault Cauvin, guitar. An eclectic mix of popular, beautiful selections spanning four centuries, from Sanz, Bach, Mertz, de Falla, Jobin, Bogdanovic, and Sergio Assad.
Highlights: A look ahead at the upcoming concert by the Brasil Guitar Duo, exploring their new CD entitled "Leo Brouwer: Music for Two Guitars.
Program includes compositions from 1957 to 2009, including Triptico (1958) to the monumental Sonata de Los Viajeros (2009), performed on their October 17 recital to a standing ovation by the St. Louis audience prior to the ending of the program!
Highlights: Theme is "Guitar and Strings," with music by J.S. Bach played by Dusan Bogdanovic, guitar, and Elaine Comparone, harpsichord; Antonio Vivaldi, with Eliot Fisk, guitar, Albert Fuller, harpsichord; and Niccolo Paganini, with Julian Gray, guitar, Roberto Díaz, viola, and Andrés Díaz, ‘cello.
Please note: This week's program will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/ .
Highlights: Guitarist Jason Vieaux has released a new album entitled "Together," with harpist Yolanda Kondonassis. Music by flutist Gary Shocker, Maximo Diego Pujol, Alan Hovaness.
HIGHLIGHTS: We listen to music of our first 2015-16 Seasonal Performer, Swedish guitarist JOHANNES MÖLLER, performing music of Agustin Barrios, Julio Regondi, Karel Craeyvanger, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and his own composition "Poem to a Distant Fire." Also announcing the evolution of our organizational structure, with new Board leadership, and our educators now working in St. Louis Public schools.