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.

Classical Music Highlights
2:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Beside the Sea-Side

Enjoy some time at the ocean tonight with "Sea Drift" by John Alden Carpenter, and "Sea Glass" by Connecticut composer Sharon Ruchman.  

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Wed July 23, 2014

"I'm so bored......."

London audiences provided a unique challenge for Joseph Haydn:  they loved his music, but they were easily bored, and inclined to get restless during concerts.  So Haydn resorted to creative "surprises" to keep them entertained.  We'll enjoy one of those "surprises" today. 

Classical Music Highlights
2:00 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Antonin Dvorak
Credit sasymphony.org

When the young woman that Antonin Dvorak thought he'd marry dumped him, he recycled the love songs he'd written for her into little pieces for string quartet.  We'll enjoy these "Cypresses" tonight.  

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Best Summer Day Ever!

Prokofiev recalls those endless days of summer vacation with his "Summer Day" suite for kids, which includes a frisky game of tag.  We'll enjoy it today.  

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.