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 for Tues., Jan. 26, 2016: Instrumental Equality

Jan 26, 2016

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein collaborates with pianist Inon Barnatan on her latest recording of works by Rachmaninov and Chopin. "When we decided to record, we decided to choose pieces that we really really loved and that are truly equal between the cello and piano," she remarks. Hear more from Weilerstein and highlights from her breathtaking new album on today's show.

Composer and singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane stands out among contemporary musicians. His unique and intelligent work has earned him esteem in the eyes of the world's elite lovers of culture; the title piece of his latest album, The Fiction Issue, was commissioned by Carnegie Hall. Join us to explore highlights from this album and more on today's program.  

The Fort Smith Symphony begins 2016 with Mozart's Jupiter Symphony and a jazzy oboe concerto from Martinu when they perform Saturday, Jan. 23. Hear soloist Theresa Delaplain along with pianist Bob Mueller perform from the concerto as well as discuss the fascinating work with FSS Music Director John Jeter.

Of Note for Fri., Jan. 22, 2016: Music for a Snowy Day

Jan 22, 2016

Cellist Anja Lechner and pianist/composer François Couturier join their talents on their release Moderato Cantabile. The music presented on this album evokes a solemn, ponderous mood reminiscent of snowy days and quiet countrysides. Enjoy some highlights from this album and more on Friday's program.  

Live From NYC: The Met Presents Wagner's "Tannhäuser"

Jan 21, 2016

The Metropolitan Opera continues its 85th season of live Saturday matinee broadcasts this week with Wagner's Tannhäuser. The Met describes this classic work as follows: "Tannhäuser takes place in and around Wartburg Castle, in Thuringia in central Germany, and in the mythical grotto of Venus, the goddess of love. Wartburg was the setting of a—possibly legendary—13th-century song contest as well as the home of Saint Elisabeth of Hungary (1207–1231), wife of the Landgrave of Thuringia.

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