Collectors' Corner with Henry Fogel

Series produced by The WFMT Radio Network

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The series includes a broad range of orchestral, vocal, chamber and solo-instrumental music.

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This series is available free of charge to all affiliate stations for two broadcasts through March 31, 2020.

For more information about this free long running series, please contact:
Estlin Usher at eusher@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2112

After the huge success of The Callas Legacy and The Art of Wilhelm Furtwängler, Henry Fogel returned with Collectors’ Corner with Henry Fogel. Mr. Fogel had the following thoughts: “The series will present a wide range of recordings that I feel are true classics of the industry. Recordings to be included will feature either unusual repertoire that I feel deserves a wider public, or performances unique in their interpretive profile, sense of commitment, and intensity. Many of these recordings will be long out-of-print, or hard to locate in the United States.”

The series includes a broad range of orchestral, vocal, chamber and solo-instrumental music.

Host Henry Fogel has held many important and influential posts in the classical music world, including being appointed to the position of Executive Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in August, 1985, resigning from his position as President in 2003. In addition to his work as host, Henry Fogel’s radio experience includes a stint as former Vice President and Program Director of radio station WONO in Syracuse, New York, where he conceived the first radio fundraising marathon for an orchestra, a format which has become popular throughout the United States and Canada. Mr. Fogel has acted as producer and broadcast host for over 100 radiothons for some 26 different orchestras. The radiothon concept has raised in total over $60 million for orchestras on this continent since Mr. Fogel started the concept in 1968.

A native of New York City, and a passionate Chinese cook, Henry Fogel received his education at Syracuse University, and studied for three years under Virginia Lee, author of the New York Times Chinese Cookbook. He and his wife Frances have a son, Karl, and a daughter, Holly, and four grandchildren.
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Please login to PRX.org to preview program audio.This series is available free of charge to all affiliate stations for two broadcasts through March 31, 2020. For more information about this free long running series, please contact: Estlin Usher at eusher@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2112 After the huge success of The Callas Legacy and The Art of Wilhelm Furtwängler, Henry Fogel returned with Collectors’ Corner with Henry Fogel. Mr. Fogel had the following thoughts: “The series will present a wide range of recordings that I feel are true classics of the industry. Recordings to be included will feature either unusual repertoire that I feel deserves a wider public, or performances unique in their interpretive profile, sense of commitment, and intensity. Many of these recordings will be long... Show full description


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This week we hear a historic performance of Verdi's Un ballo in maschera.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This is the final program in a series of five of music by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by two of his closest colleagues, conductor Yevgeny Mravin...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:30
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This is the fourth program in a series of five of music by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by two of his closest colleagues, conductor Yevgeny Mravi...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This is the third program in a series of five of music by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by two of his closest colleagues, conductor Yevgeny Mravin...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This is the second program in a series of five of music by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by two of his closest colleagues, conductor Yevgeny Mravi...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:30
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This week begins a five-program series of music by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by two of his closest colleagues, conductor Yevgeny Mravinsky a...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This week is an entire program dedicated to the music of Wilhelm Furtwängler, including his Symphonic Concerto for Piano & Orchestra, Te Deum, and ...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This week we hear music by the American composer George Antheil, including his symphonies 3-5 and Hot Time Dance with Hugh Wolff and the Frankfurt...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This week we hear Thomas Schippers lead the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus in a 1967 performance of Verdi's Aida, featuring Leontyne Price...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:01
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This is the fourth and final program in a series featuring the great conducting of Arturo Toscanini, featuring Beethoven's Missa Solemnis and works...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This is the third program in a series of four featuring the great conducting of Arturo Toscanini, featuring Verdi's Requiem Mass, Tchaikovsky's Pia...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This is the second program in a series of four featuring the great conducting of Arturo Toscanini, featuring Brahms' fourth symphony, Beethoven's "...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This is the first program in a series of four featuring the great conducting of Arturo Toscanini, including works of Brahms, Puccini, and more. Pro...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This week is the final program in a series of five programs featuring Russian pianist Maria Yudina, including two Mozart Piano Concertos and works ...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This week is the fourth in a series of five programs featuring Russian pianist Maria Yudina, including Beethovne's Piano Sonata #29 in B‐Flat, “Ham...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:30