A 12-part series co-hosted by Alexander Platt and Rob Brown will feature broadcasts of some of the most revered past concerts recorded live by audio engineer Dan Czernecki of Classical Recording Service at Maverick’s Concert Hall. The episodes will air each Sunday from June 28th-September 13th, 2020 at 5pm on WHMT-FM 89.1 or 88.7 and https://www.wmht.org/player/

Episode 1: The Beloved Shanghais (Recorded June 28, 2015)

Ran Dank

Ran Dank

Air Date and Time: Sunday, June 28, 2020    5pm
Artists: SHANGHAI QUARTET with RAN DANK, piano
Program: Haydn: Quartet No.66 in D Major, Op.77, No.1
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op.44
John Cage: Sonata V from Sonatas and Interludes for Piano

Episode 2: The Spanish Style (Recorded August 23, 2014 and August 22, 2015)

Maria Todaro

Maria Todaro

Artists: MAVERICK CHAMBER PLAYERS and AUREA ENSEMBLE, JENNY LIN, piano; ALEXANDER PLATT conducting; LUCY SCHAFER*, contralto; MARIA TODARO**, mezzo-soprano; — 8/23/2014 and 8/22/2015**
Air Date and Time: Sunday, July 5, 2020   5pm
Program: deFalla: Harpsichord Concerto (version with piano)
Simon Holt: Canciones, movements 1 and 3 (1986)*
deFalla: Serenata Andaluza for piano
deFalla: El Amor Brujo (original version of 1915)**

Episode 3: Woodstock Voices (Recorded August 22, 2015 and August 24, 2019)

Maverick Chamber Players

photo by Angela P. Schapiro

Artists: MAVERICK CHAMBER PLAYERS and AUREA ENSEMBLE; Alexander Platt conducting; STEPHEN GOSLING*, piano; Adam Tendler**, piano; EMMANUEL FELDMAN, cello — 8/22/2015* and 8/24/2019** …celebrating Woodstock composer Robert Starer, as well as Britten and Copland who lived in Woodstock in the summer of 1939.
Air Date and Time: Sunday, July 12, 2020   5pm
Program: Britten: Young Apollo, for piano and small orchestra*
Luciano Berio: Sequenza IV, for piano
Robert Starer: Song of Solitude, for cello
Copland: Appalachian Spring*

The Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet, photo by Angela P. Scapiro

Episode 4: Great Young Quartets (Recorded July 31, 2016 and July 7, 2019)

Air Date and Time: July 19, 2020    5pm
Artists: DANISH STRING QUARTET — 7/31/2016
Program: Mendelssohn: Quartet in A Minor, Op.13

Artists: ESCHER STRING QUARTET — 7/7/2019
Program: Smetana: Quartet No.1 in E Minor, “From My Life”

Episode 5: The Magnificent Borromeos (Recorded August 21, 2016)

Maverick Hall

photo by Simon Russell

Air Date and Time: July 26, 2020   5pm
Program: Haydn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op.76, No.6
Russell Platt: Mountain Interval, for string quartet (Maverick Concerts Centennial Commission, world premiere)

Episode 6: Favorite Friends: The Americans and the Borromeos (Recorded September 13, 2015 and August 22, 2016)

photo by Dion Ogust

Air Date and Time:   August 2, 2020    5pm
Artists: AMERICAN STRING QUARTET — 9/13/2015
Program: George Tsontakis: Quartet 7.5 (Maverick Concerts Centennial Commission, world premiere)

Artists: BORROMEO STRING QUARTET — 8/22/2016
Program: Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op.127

Episode 7: The Elegant Pacificas   (Recorded September 11, 2016)

Pacifica QuartetAir Date and Time: August 9, 2020    5pm
Program: Mozart: Finale from Quartet in D Minor, K.421
Shulamit Ran: Finale from Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory (2014)
Beethoven: Quartet in A Minor, Op.132

Episode 8: The Fabulous Eschers (Recorded July 18, 2018)

Escher QuartetAir Date and Time:  August 16, 2020    5pm
Program: Schumann: Quartet No.1 in A Minor, Op.41,  No.1
Ravel: Quartet in F Major

Episode 9: Maverick Voices (Recorded July 29, 2018)

photo by Angela P. Schapiro

Date and Time:  August 23, 2020    5pm
Artists: SHANGHAI  QUARTET in their 25th Maverick Anniversary Concert
Program: Joan Tower: Red Maple, for bassoon and string quartet (2013)
Beethoven: Quartet No.13 in B-flat, Op.130

Episode 10: Quartets Familiar and Forgotten (Recorded July 29, 2018 and August 18, 2019)

Shanghai with David Wiebe

photo by Angela P. Schapiro

Air Date and Time: August 30, 2020    5pm
Artists: SHANGHAI QUARTET   – 7/29/2018
Program: Mendelssohn: Quartet No.1 in E-flat Major, Op.12

Artists:  AMERNET STRING QUARTET  – 8/18/2019
Program: Shostakovich: Quartet No.12 in D-flat, Op.133 (1968)

Episode 11: The Amazing Amernets (Recorded August 18, 2019)

Amernet String Quartet

Amernet String Quartet

Air Date and Time: September  6, 2020    5pm
Program: Beethoven, arr. Jeffery Briggs: Finale from Piano Sonata No.15, “Pastorale”
Dvořák: Quartet No.11 in C, Op.61

EPISODE 12: FINALE   (Recorded September 13, 2015, August 20, 2016 and August 24, 2019)

American String Quartet

American String Quartet, photo by Peter Schaaf

Air Date and Time:  September 13, 2020    5pm
Artists: AMERICAN STRING QUARTET   – 9/13/15
Program: Mendelssohn: First movement of the Quartet in D Major, Op.44, No.1

Program: Copland: Nonet for Strings (1960)

Artists: CAROGA ARTS ENSEMBLE, ALEXANDER PLATT conducting; BARRY BANKS, tenor; ELIZABETH BISHOP, mezzo-soprano – 8/24/2019
Program: Mahler, arr. Schoenberg: The Song of the Earth