Sunday, February 14, on Nebraska Concerts:
We'll explore chamber music's diversity, from string quartets to piano trios and an assortment of combinations of strings, woodwinds, brass and piano. The program starts with the Amernet Quartet from a concert on the Sheldon Friends of Chamber music series, now re-named the Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music. They'll play string quartets by Papa Haydn, Brahms and the late American composer Steven Gerber.
Also on the program, the Castalia Trio...member Kim Cook, their cellist, was born in Lincoln and now teaches at the Penn State School of Music. And, the Nebraska Chamber Players will play music for various instrumentation by Martinu, Ibert and Prokofiev.
In February we bring you these concerts: 2/7 – Omaha Symphony, “Festival of the Americas” (recorded January 25th, 2014)
2/14 – Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music (now called Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music), Amernet String Quartet (recorded May 2nd, 2015)
2/21 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Rhapsody in Blue” (recorded Sept. 18th, 2015)
2/28 – UNL Glenn Korff School of Music, UNL Wind Ensemble (recorded April 22nd, 2015) and UNL Percussion Ensemble (recorded Dec. 2nd, 2014)
This weekly program airs Sundays at 1 p.m. Central on all stations of the NET Radio network. It is produced and edited by Dave Hughes. Robert Goldberg is the scriptwriter and host. Most of the concerts are recorded by James Duchesneau and Jeff Smith. UNL Glenn Korff School of Music recordings are courtesy of Jeffrey O'Brien. Nebraska Brass and Nebraska Jazz Orchestra are recorded by Tony Hillhouse and are courtesy of Arts Incorporated. Omaha Symphony concerts are recorded by Clete Baker of Studio B for Classical 90.7 KVNO.