Sunday Baroque

Classical Music Highlight: Sunday Baroque

Jun 18, 2016

Sunday is Father’s Day—and to mark the occasion, Sunday Baroque will feature some musical dads and their talented children. Father’s Day also comes on the heels of International Violin Day on June 17, so in honor of that occasion, too, you’ll hear a harpsichord-playing dad and his violinist daughter playing a sonata by Bach.

 

Classical Music Highlight: Sunday Baroque

Apr 12, 2016

“Capriccio” is a musical term for a lighthearted and whimsical instrumental composition with an improvisatory style and a free form. Capriccios are spontaneous and capricious  – not constrained by strict rules or musical forms! This weekend on Sunday Baroque, a Capriccio composed by a baroque musician for his royal employer’s hunting outings.

Classical Music Highlight: Sunday Baroque

Apr 1, 2016

Long before the Beatles motivated countless young people to pick up the guitar, Andres Segovia was inspiring people to take up the instrument with his virtuosic ability and fearless approach to playing transcriptions of music originally for other instruments. This week Sunday Baroque celebrates International Guitar Month with performances by Segovia and other top guitarists.