Music at Main Podcasts

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Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble


“A Celebration of Spring”

May 12, 2012 program

Trio Abelia


Performing music for oboe, French horn and piano.

February 9, 2012 program

Almeda Trio


Performing music of Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich.

January 21, 2012 program

Kyōdai Brass


Performing music of Witold Lutosławski, J.S. Bach, and Victor Ewald.

December 17, 2011 program

FiveOne Experimental Orchestra


October 22, 2011 program

Holy Grove Missionary Baptist Church Choir


February 26, 2011 program

New Instrumental Works by H. Leslie Adams


Includes “Poem of Love” for bassoon and piano, “Romance in D Flat” for English Horn and Piano, and movements from theTrio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano (a work in progress).

February 19, 2011 program

Sugata Chatterjee, Hindustani Classical Vocalist


Performing in celebration of Diwali.

November 6, 2010 program

Joshua Rzepka, trumpet and David Thomas, piano


Performing original compositions as well as jazz standards from Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Antonio Carlos Jobim and more.

October 2, 2010 program

J. Blues


Performing the music of John Lee Hooker, Lightnin’ Hopkins,Elmore James, Hound Dog Taylor, Robert Johnson and Ry Cooder.

September 18, 2010 program

The Neo-Tessares Saxophone Quartet


featuring the music of Gibbons, Grieg, and Perrine

August 7, 2010 program

Chelsea Coyne, mezzo soprano and Oksana Vignan, piano


Opera 2 Broadway

Featuring the music of Rossini, Offenbach, Bizet, Puccini, Gershwin, Arlen/Harburg, Rodgers/Hammerstein, Schönberg, Brown, and Tesori

June 19, 2010 program

George Foley, pianist and singer


Featuring the music of Fats Waller, Tad Dameron, Duke Ellington, Henry Mancini, & George Foley

April 17, 2010 program

Sara Wolfe, cello


Featuring the music of Bach, Crumb, & Shostakovich

March 20, 2010 program

Carol Dieball, marimba


Featuring the music of Peters, Bach, Abe, Glennie, Bobo & Schmitt

January 23, 2010 program

Ensemble Lautenkonzert


“Music in Dresden, c.1730”
Featuring the music of Heinichen, Hasse, and Weiss

December 5, 2009 program

Oberlin Bassoon Quartet


Featuring the music of Boismortier, Dubios, J.S. Bach, Tony Bruno and Peter Schickele

October 31, 2009 program

Kent Shindig All-Stars


Some of the finest traditional musicians in northeast Ohio performing old-time music

August 8, 2009 program, part 1

August 8, 2009 program, part 2

Cleveland Clinic Concert Band


Patriotic tunes and American standards including The Star Spangled Banner, Georgia on my Mind, and God Bless America

July 3, 2009 program

Jim and Sylvia Kalal, guitars


“Mediterranean Ports of Call” with music from Spain, France, Italy, and Greece

June 20, 2009 program

Javier González, piano and Gabriela Martínez, soprano


Piano and vocal music from Spain and Latin America

March 7, 2009 program

Jerome Saunders Trio


Performing a spontaneously called set with selections from the American song book and jazz standards

January 17, 2009 program

Nathan Carterette, piano


J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations

November 8, 2008 program

Nancy Redd and Sounds of Jazz


A program that includes “What a Difference a Day Makes,” “Summertime,” “My Funny Valentine,” “Misty,” and many more

September 6, 2008 program

Avanti Musicali


Music of Antonín Dvorák: Waltzes Op. 54 No. 4 and No. 1 and String Quintet in G major, Op. 77

August 9, 2008 program

Michael Dalby and PJ Woolston, bassoons with Anne Dalby, piano


Works for bassoon and piano including Vanhal’s “Concerto for 2 Bassoons in F Major”

May 24, 2008 program

Benjamin Kunkel and Jonathan Godfrey, guitars


Program features solo guitar works by Scarlatti, Sor, Villa-Lobos, Torroba, Mangoré, and Brindle

April 5, 2008 program