An October calendar of classical concerts statewide will appear here by Friday. Events mentioned on today's show included:
- Yoel Levi conducting Donizetti's comic opera The Elixir of Love with the Atlanta Opera in Atlanta October 3-11;
- the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, pianist Robert Henry and music director Howard Hsu offering Beethoven's Choral Fantasy in Valdosta on Saturday; and
- the Atlanta Chamber Players presenting the four finalists from May's "Rapido!" quintet composition contest Sunday at Atlanta's High Museum of Art.
Midday Music is heard each weekday from 11:00 to 2:00 on GPB Radio and gpb.org. Sarah Zaslaw hosts the network edition of the show Monday through Thursday; on Friday we join Savannah's Eric Nauert, who hosts from coastal member station WSVH. (WSVH playlists are posted here.)
And now, today's playlist.
- Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major. Atlanta Sym, Levi. Telarc 80545.
- Guryan: The Chopsticks Variations. Margo Guryan. Oglio 81619.
- Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11. Atlanta Sym, Levi. Telarc 80320.
- Ravel: Sonatine. Angela Hewitt. Hyperion 67341/2.
- Brahms: Geistliches Lied. Choir of New College Oxford, Higginbottom. Erato 21659.
- Bach: Flute Sonata in E-flat, BWV 1031. Paula Robison, Kenneth Cooper. Bach Guild 1493.
- Dello Joio: Trio for flute, cello and piano. Atlanta Chamber Players. MSR 1190.
- Beethoven: Choral Fantasy, Op. 80. Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Levin, Gardiner. Archiv 447 771.
- Stokem: Brunette. Piffaro. Dorian 90301.