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.

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Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Mon April 27, 2015

A Happy Ending for Romeo and Juliet

In a Chinese version of Romeo and Juliet, the star-crossed lovers turn themselves into butterflies to escape their families.  We'll enjoy The Butterfly Lovers Concerto this morning.  

Classical Music Highlights
12:00 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Carnegie Hall Live!

Tonight on Carnegie Hall Live you can enjoy a performance of music inspired by the sea by Mendelssohn and Debussy, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Riccardo Muti,. 

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Fri April 24, 2015

It sounds like movie music.....

Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood

Erich Korngold adapted his Violin Concerto for Jascha Heifetz from some of his film scores, including Robin Hood.  We'll enjoy it this morning.

Classical Music Highlights
9:28 am
Thu April 23, 2015

That's Quite a Birthday Gift!

Felix Mendelssohn

Tonight we'll enjoy Felix Mendelssohn's Concerto for Two Pianos, written as a birthday gift for his sister, Fanny, for them to perform together.  

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Thu April 23, 2015

The Far-Flung Inspiration of Lou Harrison

Credit thebestbeaches.org

The exotic music of Indonesia provided a lifetime of inspiration for American Lou Harrison.  This morning we'll enjoy his Suite for Violin and String Orchestra; a fusion of Eastern and Western music.  

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