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.

Italy has provided inspiration to composers for centuries and this morning we'll hear how it influenced Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn.

Jazz legend Benny Goodman was one of the first crossover artists, and tonight we'll enjoy his performance of the jazzy concerto Aaron Copland wrote for him.

This morning you can enjoy some quiet time with a piece written by John Corigliano for violinist Anne Akiko Meyers' daughter: "Lullaby for Natalie."

Tonight we'll spend time at the beach with Debussy's suite, "La Mer."

Robert Schumann poured his passion for his beloved wife, Clara, into his Piano Concerto. We'll enjoy it this morning.