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, 2-18 on Half Past we'll hear Jack Gallagher's Diversions Overture with JoAnn Falletta conducting the London Symphony along with music by Ned Rorem and Mason Bates and the Piano Trio by Pierre Jalbert.  Music from the past half century, Sundays at 11PM.

Half Past: Feb. 11 - Adolphus Hailstork Trumpet Sonata

Feb 11, 2018

This Sunday evening, 2/11 on Half Past we'll hear John Harbison's Piano Quintet, Peter Boyer's "Celebration Overture" and the Trumpet Sonata by Aldolphus Hailstork.  Music from the past half-century on Half Past, Sundays at 11 PM. 

Sunday evening (2-4) at 11 on Half Past we'll hear Bright Sheng's "Dance Capriccio" performed by the Shanghai Quartet & pianist Peter Serkin along with "Threads" by Paul Lansky and a suite for alto trombone by John Prescott.  Music from the past half-century on Half Past.

Sunday (1-28) evening at 11 we'll hear the String Quartet No. 8 by Peter Sculthorpe and Henri Sauget's Symphony No. 4, "Of the Third Age."  Music from the past half century on Half Past. 

Half Past: Jan. 21 - Music of Stravinsky, Martin & Ligeti

Jan 21, 2018

This Sunday (1-21) night at 11 on Half Past we'll hear Frank Martin's Cello Concerto, Requiem Canticles by Igor Stravinsky and Gyorgy Ligeti's "San Francisco Polyphony."  Music composed in the past half century or so on Half Past.

Sunday evening (1-14) at 11 we'll hear The Fibonacci Sequence in Alan Rawsthorne's Suite for Flute, Viola & Harp.  Also: the piano concerto, "The Circle & the Child" by Philip Lasser and "Dream of a Hundred Flowers" by Fang Man.  Music from the past century on Half Past. 

This Sunday, 1-7 at 11 PM on Half Past we hear My Song for solo piano by Bright Sheng & the Piano Concerto No. 2 by Teizo Matsumora. 

Sunday evening , 12-17, at 11 we'll hear works recently commissioned:  the Cello Concerto by Miguel Aguila and the 1st Symphony by Christopher Theofanides.

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.

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