Of Note with Katy Henriksen

Weekdays from 11 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 7 p.m. on KUAF 2

"Of Note" with Katy Henriksen is an hour devoted to classical recordings of note, as well as classical music and fine arts events of note in the listening area. Tune in Monday through Friday from 11 to noon on KUAF 91.3 FM and 6 p.m. weeknights on KUAF-2 for the best classical recordings, as well as engaging interviews with musicians, conductors and performers.

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Of Note with Katy Henriksen
8:38 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Of Note for Tuesday, September 30: Masquerades and Madness

Tune in to follow the twisting plot of Much Ado About Nothing, as set to music by Erich Korngold and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. One of Shakespeare's most beloved works, Korngold captures his comedic genius and adds his own flair and flamboyance to this timeless classic. 

Listen to it on Tuesday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen

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Of Note with Katy Henriksen
3:08 pm
Sat September 27, 2014

Of Note for Monday, September 29: A Mystical Masterpiece

Violinist Philippe Quint tackles Tchaikovsky's legendary Violin Concerto in D in his new release with the Sofia Philharmonic. Written during a time of emotional and spiritual strife, Quint describes the concerto as "one of the most mysterious and controversial compositions." 

Listen to it on Monday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen.

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Of Note with Katy Henriksen
4:49 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Of Note for Friday, September 26: Rubbing Shoulders with Beethoven

Ferdinand Ries was a childhood friend of Ludwig Van Beethoven's and studied under him later.  Catch his piano work "The Dream" performed by Susan Kagan on Friday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen for a glimpse into early Romanticism and foreshadowing of Chopin.

Of Note with Katy Henriksen
4:43 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Of Note for Thursday, September 25: Schoenberg's Transfiguring Sextet

 In the Emerson String Quartet's album Journey they take us to an internal one of what is described as "anguish and psychological torment to acceptance and love" via Schoenberg's sextet Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), a radical sextet composed in 1899. When it debuted it provoked fighting in the auditorium. Hear the famed dissonance of this sextet on Thursday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen.

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9:52 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Of Note for Wednesday, September 10: Stravinsky Live

It's rare to catch the entire production of Stravinsky's groundbreaking chamber work "A Soldier's Tale," which includes a narrator and characters on stage alongside the chamber ensemble of bassoon, violin, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, contrabass, and percussion. A faculty ensemble in the UA music department will do just that tonight, paired with a 2013 companion piece by Chicago composer James Stephenson.

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4:33 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Of Note for Tuesday, September 9: A Beloved Piano Concerto From Mozart

Marianna Shirinyan continues her exploration in Mozart on her new recording. Join Tuesday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen for her splendid rendering of Mozart's Piano Concerto 23.

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8:56 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Of Note for Thursday, September 4: Minimalism in Concerto Form

Hear minimalism in concerto form when Adele Anthony performs Philip Glass' violin concerto along with the Ulster Orchestra on Thursday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen.

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3:55 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Of Note for Friday, August 29: Foss Finds Inspiration From Beethoven

 American composer found inspiration from Beethoven's "Emperor Concerto" when he penned his 2nd piano concerto in the 1950s. Catch it in a performance from Yakov Kasman, piano, and the Pacific Symphony Orchestra conducted by Carl St. Clair in Friday's program.

Of Note with Katy Henriksen
8:53 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Of Note for Tuesday, August 26: Piazzolla Passion

 Astor Piazzolla's  "Histoire du Tango" is a delight performed by Patrick Gallois, flute, and Göran Söllscher, guitar. Catch it on Tuesday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen.

Of Note with Katy Henriksen
9:33 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Of Note for Monday, August 25: Playful Kodaly Peacocks

 A playful Zoltan Kodaly wrote his Peacock Variations based from a Hungarian folk tune called "Fly, Peacock, Fly." Hear the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antal Dorati perform this delightful symphonic piece on Monday's program.

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