classical music highlights

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Once upon a time…

Richard Strauss loved telling stories in music.  His Duet Concertino is a fairy tale about a princess and a bear, who turns out to be an enchanted prince (surprise!)  We'll enjoy it this morning.  

Classical Music Highlights
12:03 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Beethoven's Challenge to Pianists

Tonight we'll enjoy Andras Schiff's performance of Beethoven's "Hammerklavier" Piano Sonata, one of the most difficult sonatas ever written.  

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Stop and Smell the Flowers

We'll bring the outdoors inside to you this morning with Joaquin Rodrigo's "Music for a Garden."
 

Classical Music Highlights
10:59 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Carnegie Hall Live!

Leif Ove Andsnes

Tonight's edition of Carnegie Hall Live features Leif Ove Andsnes as the soloist and conductor of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, performing Beethoven's Piano Concertos 2, 3 and 4.  

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Fri May 15, 2015

A Sip from the Fountain of Youth

Persian legend tells of a fairy that guards the mythical Fountain of Youth.  This morning we'll enjoy the ballet by Paul Dukas inspired by the legend.  

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