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      WFMT Collectors' Corner with Henry Fogel

      Collectors' Corner with Henry Fogel

      Sundays at 8:00 pm

      Collectors' Corner host Henry Fogel

      Henry Fogel is dean and distinguished professor of the arts at Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts. Prior to academia, he ran the League of American Orchestras. Between 1985 and 2003, he served as president and CEO of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Earlier in his career he ran the National Symphony in Washington, D.C.

      Radio has always been a passion for Henry Fogel; from 1963 to 1978 he was vice president and program director of radio station WONO in Syracuse, New York.

      In addition to running the CCPA at Roosevelt, Dean Fogel continues to consult with orchestra managers around the country.

      Collectors’ Corner is about discovering and rediscovering music that rocked the world in days gone by. Host Henry Fogel crafts an historical narrative out of his personal record collection, a treasury amassed from decades of jaunts to record stores and resale shops across the globe.

      "Collectors’ Corner features a wide range of recordings that I feel are true classics of the industry...either unusual repertoire that I feel deserve a wider public, or performances unique in their interpretive profile, sense of commitment, and intensity. Many of these recordings are long out-of-print, or hard to locate in the United States."

      —Henry Fogel

      Program Schedule

      August 3, 2014

      Smetana’s My Fatherland in a classic live performance

      Lovro von Matacic conducts the Vienna Radio Symphony.

      August 10, 2014

      The Art of Conductor Oskar Fried, part 1

      Music by Mozart, Liszt, Rimsky-Korsakov, Saint-Saens, and Stravinsky

      August 17, 2014

      The Art of Conductor Oskar Fried, part 2

      Music by Beethoven and Mahler

      August 24, 2014

      Clemens Krauss and the Bavarian Radio Orchestra

      A complete concert from 1953 with music by Haydn, Ravel, and Richard Strauss.

      August 31, 2014

      An historic recording of Tchaikovsky’s Voyevode

      The rarely-heard opera as recorded by musicians of the Bolshoi in 1982.

      September 7, 2014

      The Budapest String Quartet in Beethoven

      Five early Beethoven quartets recorded in concert at the Library of Congress.

      September 14, 2014

      Frederick Delius’ Mass of Life

      Recorded by England’s Bach Choir and the Bournemouth Symphony

      September 21, 2014

      The Art of Cellist Emanuel Feuermann, Part 1

      September 28, 2014

      The Art of Cellist Emanuel Feuermann, Part 2