Thursday, October 1

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 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.

11 AM
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major. Atlanta Sym, Levi. Telarc 80545.
12 N
  • 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.
1 PM
  • 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.