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
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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4:30 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Of Note for Friday, August 22: Brilliant Absurd Berg

Alban Berg's chamber concerto for piano, violin and 13 wind instruments proves both absurd and brilliant. Catch the mesmerizing piece performed by pianist Mitsuko Uchida and violinist Christian Tetzlaff and Ensemble Intercontemporain led by Pierre Boulez on Friday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen​. 

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7:41 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Of Note for Thursday, August 21: Beethovian Mendelssohn

 An 18-year-old Mendelssohn began composing his A minor string quartet only months after Beethoven's death and the piece itself harken's toward Beethoven's A minor quartet. Hear a Julliard String Quartet rendition of the work on Thursday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen

Of Note with Katy Henriksen
4:56 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Of Note for Wednesday, August 20: Majestic Trumpet

 Catch Grammy-winning trumpeter George Vosburgh along with the Seattle Symphony conducted by Gerard Schwarz in Haydn's majestic trumpet concerto in E-flat on Wednesday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen.

Of Note with Katy Henriksen
11:03 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Of Note for Monday, August 18: DeFalla's Lush Spanish Gardens

Spanish composer Manuel DeFalla wrote his lush "Nights in the Gardens of Spain" for piano and orchestra when he was homesick in Paris. "I was so far from Spain that I may have depicted the nights as more beautiful than they are in reality -- that's Paris for you," he says of the piece. Tune in to Monday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen to catch the entirety in a performance from Phillippe Entremont and the Philadelphia Orchestra led by Eugene Ormandy.  

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