Monday, February 5th, 2007
Monday A.M. (Begins 6 am Eastern, 3 am Pacific)—Vocal favorites: choral, lieder, chanson, oratorio, opera arias and more.
20th Century Monday: (begins noon eastern, 9 am Pacific): Two by Stravinsky, Rake’s Progress & Oedipus Rex; between them we’ll hear Korngold’s remarkable Die tote Stadt, and we end it all with Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti.
Monday Evensong (begins 6 pm eastern, 3 pm Pacific)—regular repeat of Sunday Choral Special.
Tuesday, February 6th, 2007
Tuesday A.M. (Begins 6 am Eastern, 3 am Pacific)—BOYCE: Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day ROBERTO SIERRA: Bayoan IVOR GURNEY: Songs. DELIUS: Song of the High Hills. RESPIGHI: Cinque canti all’antica Anon.: Three spirituals for chorus. SCHUBERT: Schwanengesang. STENHAMMAR: As You Like It RAVEL: Five Popular Greek melodies. WALTON: Songs after Edith Sitwell
Big Ticket Tuesday (noon eastern, 9 am Pacific—repeats Friday 6 pm eastern)—In Memoriam Gian Carlo Menotti, Part 1:
- –The Consul
- –The Bishop of Brindisi
- –The Medium
- –Amahl and the Night Visitors
- –Two Carmelite Cantatas
- –Missa “O Pulchritudo”
Tuesday Night at the Opera—WFMT/European Opera Premiere:
That will be followed by the comic opera of Franz Joseph Haydn all about couples stranded on a deserted isle, L’Isola diabitata.