Midday Music Playlist for 09/19/2012

Meet the Macon Symphony’s new 30-year-old music director, Ward Stare. Ward Stare launches his first season in Macon with a concert this Saturday at the Grand Opera House featuring Strauss, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. Today on Midday Music he talks with Sarah about his musical background, his excitement about Macon, and their inaugural concert together. You can hear the conversation starting right after the 1 o’clock news on GPB.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Fasch, J.F. Concerto in C minor for bassoon, two oboes and strings Tafelmusik Baroque Orch, Lamon Analekta 9815
Alkan, C.-V. Sonate de Concert for cello and piano, Op. 47 Bernhard Schwarz, Rainer Klaas Naxos 8.555352
Wagner, R. Rienzi, Overture Vienna Phil, Thielemann DG 289 474 5022
Glinka, M. A Life for the Tsar: Krakoviak National Sym Orch of Ukraine, Kuchar Naxos 8.554844
Balakirev, M. Reminiscences of Glinka's Opera "A Life for the Tsar" Earl Wild Elan 82266
Bizet, G. Symphony in C New Zealand Sym, Johanos Naxos 8.553027
Interview with Ward Stare, new music director of the Macon Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, L.v. "Triple" Concerto for Piano, violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 Zeltser, Mutter, Ma, Berlin Phil, Karajan DG 289 457 861