classical music highlights

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Let's Start a Band!

Dog.ma Chamber Orchestra
Credit berthold-records.de

Just like indie garage bands get formed from friends getting together to jam, the recently Dog.ma Chamber Orchestra formed in one of the member's Brooklyn apartment.  This morning we'll enjoy their performance of Arthur Foote's Suite for Strings.  

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Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Tue April 15, 2014

A Roman Holiday

We're off to Rome this morning, with a postcard from American Charles Tomlinson Griffes and The White Peacock, one of his "Roman Sketches."  

Classical Music Highlights
2:00 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

It's Hard to Top Your First Hit

statue of Max Bruch at Cologne's City Hall

Max Bruch's First Violin Concerto was such a huge success it overshadowed just about everything else he wrote, and none of his works match its popularity, even now.  We'll enjoy Daniel Hope's performance tonight.  

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Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Mon April 14, 2014

..."but Where's the Rest?"

American composer Don Gillis put his sense of humor into his music, as we'll hear in his "Short Overture to an Unwritten Opera."

Classical Music Highlights
11:52 am
Sat October 26, 2013

A Journey of Musical Discovery

Every day the music programs on WSHU bring you not only the familiar pieces you've come to love over the years, but our hosts delve deep into our incredible library to discover the hidden gems that add spice to our music mix.  You're invited to spend the day on a musical journey with us.