Half Past with Carl Hemmingsen

Sundays at 11 pm

Enjoy an encore broadcast of last Sunday night's program. Music from the past half century.

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This Sunday evening (12-10) at 11  we hear music by four Danish composers: short pieces by Per Noergaard and Thorkhil Vesth along with the String Quartet No. 19 by Vagn Holmboe & the Flute Concerto by Ole Schmidt.  Music from the past half-century on Half Past.

Sunday evening, 12/3 at 11 on Half Past we'll hear "Concerto Variations" by William Wallace, Gil & Orli Shaham in Avner Dorrman's "Nigunim" and "12 Short Pieces" for piano by Charles Wuorinen.  Music from the past half-century on Half Past.

This Sunday (11-26) on Half Past we'll hear Peruvian composer Jimmy Lopez's "Lord of the Air" for cello and orchestra and "The Named Angels" performed by the Del Sol String Quartet.  Half Past: music from the past half century.

This Sunday (11/19) on Half Past we'll hear music of two Canadian composers, R. Murray Schafer and Marjan Mozetich along with Six Encores by Luciano Berio.  Music from the past half century.

This Sunday (11-12 at 11PM) on Half Past we'll hear the Cello Concerto by Alan Rawsthorne & Bright Sheng's "The Singing Gobi Desert" performed by the Prism Quartet.  

This Sunday (11-5 at 11 PM) we'll hear Stephen Albert's "Wind Canticle," the Sextet op. 114 for winds & strings by Vagn Holmboe & the 3rd Symphony, "Prisms" by James Yannatos.  Music from the past half century on Half Past.

This Sunday (10-29, 11PM) on Half Past we'll hear Malcolm Arnold's 8th Symphony, 3 Pieces for Violin & Piano by Robert Black and the Concerto for Trumpet, Trombone & Strings by Leif Thybo.

Yes, that's Philip Glass.  The Half Past program this week (10/22, 11PM) is

Harpsichord Concerto by Philip Glass

"Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds" for piano by Michael Nyman

Symphony No. 8 by James Cohn &

David Crumb's "Primordial Fantasy"

Music from the past half-century, Sunday evening at 11.

Sunday (10-15) at 11PM  we'll hear the New Philharmonia Orchestra in William Mathias' "Vistas," Steven Mackey's "Ground Swell" for viola & chamber orchestra, "Fragment IV" for solo viola by Eliot Carter and "Summer" by Otto Ketting.  Music from the past half century on Half Past.

Half Past: Oct. 8 - Shchedrin's "Anna Karenina" Ballet

Oct 8, 2017

This Sunday (10-08, 11 PM)  on Half Past we'll hear selections from Rodion Shchedrin's ballet based on Tolstoy's novel "Anna Karenina."  Music from the past half century, late Sunday evening.

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