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.

You know you've been at a great wedding if you're still awake when the sun comes up! Today we're invited to An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise with Peter Maxwell Davies.

Tonight Mark O'Connor teams up with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg in a performance of his Double Violin Concerto

Alan Hovhaness' love of mountains began when he was a child in western Massachusetts. He later moved to the Pacific Northwest, where the mountains towered over him. Today we'll enjoy his Symphony No. 66, Hymn to Glacier Peak.

Tonight we'll enjoy the rustic dances from Smetana's opera The Bartered Bride, and a folk dance for solo clarinet from Thomas Svoboda.

Tchaikovsky chose some of his favorite melodies by his hero, Mozart, and arranged them into a suite for orchestra. We'll enjoy Mozartiana this morning.