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'll hear Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari's rare cantata 'La Vita Nuova.'

  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:00
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This week is the last of four programs featuring works led by German conductor Hermann Abendroth, including Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D and th...

  • Added: May 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:00
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This week is the third of four programs featuring works led by German conductor Hermann Abendroth, including Bruckner, Amirov, and Schubert. Progra...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:01
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This week is the second of four programs featuring works led by German conductor Hermann Abendroth, including Schubert and Bruckner. Program 2/4.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This week is the first of four programs featuring works led by German conductor Hermann Abendroth, including Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Schumann, and ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:56:30
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All works performed by operatic bass Feodor Chaliapin, taken from the Marston Records’ release of 'The Complete Chaliapin Recordings'.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:30
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This week Wilhelm Furtwängler leads the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in a rare recording from a 1951 concert in Egypt.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:01
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The second of two programs featuring works performed by English pianist Clifford Curzon. Program 2 of 2.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:00
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The first of two programs featuring works performed by English pianist Clifford Curzon. Program 1 of 2.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:30
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A program featuring recordings all conducted by Czech conductor Zdeněk Chalabala.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:30
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A program of the music of Swedish composer Wilhelm Stenhammar.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:30

  • Added: Mar 03, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00

  • Added: Feb 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:30
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An overview of the art of the great American contralto. All music performed with/by contralto Marian Anderson.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:00