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The Maverick Hour on WMHT

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - September 13 @ 6:00 pm

A 12-part series co-hosted by Alexander Platt, Music Director of Maverick Concerts and Rob Brown, radio program director of WMHT, “The Maverick Hour” will feature broadcasts of some of the most revered past concerts recorded live by audio engineer Dan Czernecki of Classical Recording Service at Maverick’s Concert Hall. The episodes will air each Sunday from June 28th-September 13th, 2020 at 5pm on WHMT-FM 89.1 or 88.7 and https://www.wmht.org/player/


Episode 1: The Beloved Shanghais (Airing June 28, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded June 28, 2015)
Shanghai Quartet with Ran Dank, piano
Haydn: Quartet No.66 in D Major, Op.77, No.1
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op.44
John Cage: Sonata V from Sonatas and Interludes for Piano

Episode 2: The Spanish Style (Airing July 5, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded August 23, 2014, and August 22, 2015)
Maverick Chamber Players and Aurea Ensemble; Jenny Lin, piano; Alexander Platt, conducting; Lucy Schafer*, contralto; Maria Todaro**, mezzo-soprano.
deFalla: Harpsichord Concerto (version with piano)
Simon Holt: Canciones, movements 1 and 3 (1986)*
deFalla: Serenata Andaluza for piano
deFalla: El Amor Brujo (original version of 1915)**

Episode 3: Woodstock Voices (Airing July 12, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded August 22, 2015, and August 24, 2019)
Maverick Chamber Players and Aurea Ensemble; Alexander Platt, conducting; Stephen Gosling*, piano; Adam Tendler**, piano; Emmanuel Feldman, cello
Britten: Young Apollo, for piano and small orchestra*
Luciano Berio: Sequenza IV, for piano
Robert Starer: Song of Solitude, for cello
Copland: Appalachian Spring*

Episode 4: Great Young Quartets (Airing July 19, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded July 31, 2016, and July 7, 2019)
Danish String Quartet (7/31/2016)
Mendelssohn: Quartet in A Minor, Op.13
Escher String Quartet (7/7/2019)
Smetana: Quartet No.1 in E Minor, “From My Life”

Episode 5: The Magnificent Borromeos (Airing July 26, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded August 21, 2016)
Borromeo String Quartet
Haydn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op.76, No.6
Russell Platt: Mountain Interval, for string quartet (Maverick Concerts Centennial Commission, world premiere)

Episode 6: Favorite Friends: The Americans and the Borromeos (Airing August 2, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded September 13, 2015, and August 22, 2016)
American String Quartet
George Tsontakis: Quartet 7.5 (Maverick Concerts Centennial Commission, world premiere)
Borromeo String Quartet
Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op.127

Episode 7: The Elegant Pacificas (Airing August 9, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded September 11, 2016)
Pacifica Quartet
Mozart: Finale from Quartet in D Minor, K.421
Shulamit Ran: Finale from Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory (2014)
Beethoven: Quartet in A Minor, Op.132

Episode 8: The Fabulous Eschers (Airing August 16, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded July 18, 2018)
Escher Quartet
Schumann: Quartet No.1 in A Minor, Op.41, No.1
Ravel: Quartet in F Major

Episode 9: Maverick Voices (Airing August 23, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded July 29, 2018)
Shanghai String Quartet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon.
Joan Tower: Red Maple, for bassoon and string quartet (2013)
Beethoven: Quartet No.13 in B-flat, Op.130

Episode 10: Quartets Familiar and Forgotten (Airing August 30, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded July 29, 2018, and August 18, 2019)
Shanghai Quartet
Mendelssohn: Quartet No.1 in E-flat Major, Op.12
Amernet String Quartet
Shostakovich: Quartet No.12 in D-flat, Op.133 (1968)

Episode 11: The Amazing Amernets (Airing September 6, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded August 18, 2019)
Amernet String Quartet
Beethoven, arr. Jeffery Briggs: Finale from Piano Sonata No.15, “Pastorale”
Dvořák: Quartet No.11 in C, Op.61

EPISODE 12: FINALE (Airing September 13, 2020, at 5pm; Recorded September 13, 2015, August 20, 2016, and August 24, 2019)
American String Quartet
Mendelssohn: First movement of the Quartet in D Major, Op.44, No.1
Maverick Chamber Players and Aurea Ensemble; Alexander Platt, conducting.
Copland: Nonet for Strings (1960)
Caroga Arts Ensemble; Alexander Platt, conducting; Barry Banks, tenor; Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano
Mahler, arr. Schoenberg: The Song of the Earth


June 28 @ 5:00 pm
September 13 @ 6:00 pm
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Maverick Concerts