Classical Music Highlights

From WSHU's daytime and evening classical programs, Kate Remington and Lauren Rico give you a heads-up on some of the best music they've selected.

Tobias Picker's inspriation for his poignant piece, Old and Lost Rivers, was viewing the dry riverbeds of the Southwest from a plane. We'll enjoy it today.

Tonight Brahms pays tribute to one of his musical heroes with his Variations on a Theme of Handel.

The Bird Quintet by Paul Desenne captures the tropical vibe of Venezuela perfectly! Let it whisk you away on a quick mental break today.

Fond memories of summer vacations with his grandparents inspired Déodat de Séverac's suite, Holiday Time. We'll enjoy it tonight.

Morton Gould wrote his American Symphonette during an era when lots of things were slightly small than regular size, including dinettes and luncheonettes. We'll enjoy it today.