classical music highlights

Life was changing pretty fast in the 18th century, too. Haydn reflected the upheaval with his Symphony No. 62, prefaced by the phrase, "The Times are Changed, and in them changed are we....." We'll try to keep up tonight.  

This morning we've got an example of how Neville Marriner's legacy continues, in a clarinet concerto featuring his son, Andrew.  

Felix Mendelssohn felt Mary Stuart's spirit so strongly while visiting her chapel at Holyrood Palace that he was compelled to put all of his experiences of his visit to Scotland in his Symphony No. 3. We'll enjoy it tonight.  

There's a special kind of magic that happens when close family members make music together.  Today we'll enjoy a piano sonata Mozart wrote to perform with his sister, Nannerl.  

Tonight you can unwind in royal style as we enjoy the "Trios for the King's Bed-Time" from the court composer of Louis XIV, Jean-Baptiste Lully.