This Thursday, March 23rd at 7pm, All Classical Portland presents a special “rollout” broadcast of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra’s newly released all-Haydn CD! Host Brandi Parisi has interviewed maestro Carlos Kalmar about the project and will incorporate key insights from the conductor alongside the music.
Haydn Symphonies, follows other recent albums from the symphony including “Spirit of the American Range” (2015) which was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance, “This England” (2012), and “Music for a Time of War” in 2011, which garnered two Grammy Award nominations for Best Orchestral Performance and Best Engineered album. This latest CD, like its three predecessors was recorded in hybrid multi-channel Super Audio CD format for Pentatone.
The CD features three symphonies by Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 53 (The Imperial), Symphony No. 64 (Tempora Mutantur), and Symphony No. 96 (The Miracle). It was recorded live at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in 2013 (Symphony No. 64) and 2016 (Symphonies Nos. 53 and 96) and was pre-released locally on March 17 and is available for purchase at the Symphony Ticket Office (909 SW Washington) or at the Pentatone website (pentatonemusic.com) until its official international release on April 7, 2017, when it will become available at most music outlets.
Haydn Symphonies will receive its premiere radio broadcast on All Classical Portland at 7 pm on March 23, and will be available to stream in the audio archive for two weeks following the broadcast.