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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

      January 3, 2016

      The Art of Violinist Berl Senofsky, Program 1

      Brahms: Violin Concerto (Barbirolli, NY Philharmonic, West Hill Radio Archive 6033)
      Schubert: Violin Sonata in D (Boris Barere, piano, Cembal d’Amour CD-106)
      Fauré: Violin Sonata in A (with piano, Cembal d’Amour CD-110)
      Brahms: Violin Sonata (Gary Graffman, piano, Bridge 9118)

      January 10, 2016

      The Art of Violinist Berl Senofsky, Program 2

      Walton: Violin Concerto (Walton, New Zealand Symphony, Bridge 9133)
      Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No 1 (Gary Graffman, piano, Bridge 9118)
      Brahms: Sonatensatz (Gary Graffman, piano, Bridge 9118)
      Debussy: Violin Sonata (Boris Barere, piano, Cembal d’Amour CD-110)
      Stravinsky: Suite italienne (Boris Barere, piano, Cembal d’Amour CD-110)
      Vivaldi: Sonata in D (Boris Barere, piano, Cembal d’Amour CD-106)
      Shostakovich-J Martin: Piano Preludes transcribed (Cembal d’Amour CD-106)

      January 27, 2016

      Music by Joachim Raff

      Symphony No 5, Lenore (Järvi, Suisse Romande Orchestra, Chandos 5135)
      King Alfred Overture (Järvi, Suisse Romande Orchestra, Chandos 5135)
      Abends (Järvi, Suisse Romande Orchestra, Chandos 5135)
      Elegie (Stadlmair, Bamberg Symphony, Tudor 7128)
      Symphony No 3, Im Walde (D’Avalos, Philharmonia Orchestra, ASV 793)

      January 24, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Symphony No 1 (London Symphony, Unicorn UKCD-2012)
      Kindertotenlieder (Janet Baker, London Symphony, BBC Legends 4075-2)

      January 31, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Symphony No 3 (London Symphony, Norma Proctor, Unicorn UKCD 2006/7)

      February 7, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Symphony No 4. (Margaret Price, London Symphony, Chief CD-2)

      February 14, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Symphony No 5 (Berlin Philharmonic, Pristine PASC 416)

      February 21, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Symphony No 6 (Bournemouth Symphony, BBC Legends 4191-2)

      February 28, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Symphony No 7 (Philharmonia Orchestra, Music & Arts CD-727)

      March 6, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Smphony No 8 (Soloists, choir, London Symphony, BBC Legends 4001)

      March 13, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Symphony No 9 (London Symphony, Music & Arts CD-235)

      March 20, 2016

      Jascha Horenstein: The Mahler Recordings

      Das Lied von der Erde (Alfreda Hodgson, John Mitchinson, BBC Northern Symphony, BBC Legends 4042)

      March 27, 2016

      One Hit Wonders

      Composers known for only a single work – and some of their other music. Featuring composers such as Sinding, Alfven, Grofé, Glinka, Weinberger, Sjoberg, Dukas, and Leoncavallo.