Playlist for Saturday, February 25, 2017

  • 12:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:01 am
      Composer: Frank Bridge, Ensembles: English String Orchestra, Conductor: William Boughton,
      (Label: Nimbus)

    • 12:06 am
      Missa "Regina Caeli": Agnus Dei,
      Composer: Giovanni Palestrina, Ensembles: The Sixteen, Conductor: Harry Christophers,
      (Label: Coro)

    • 12:13 am
      Spring (Vesna),
      Composer: Alexander Glazunov, Ensembles: Scottish National Orchestra, Conductor: Neeme Jarvi,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 12:24 am
      Violin Sonata No. 2,
      Composer: Robert Schumann, Performer: Caroline Goulding, violin,
      (Label: Ars Produktion)

    • 1:01 am
      Minuets with Contredances,
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ensembles: Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Conductor: Hans Graf,
      (Label: LaserLight)

    • 1:06 am
      Composer: Pat Metheny, Performer: Jason Vieaux, guitar,
      (Label: Azica)

    • 1:14 am
      Symphonia Domestica,
      Composer: Richard Strauss, Ensembles: Berlin Philharmonic, Conductor: Herbert von Karajan,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 2:01 am
      Composer: Girolamo Frescobaldi, Ensembles: Camerata Salzburg, Performer: Jian Wang, cello,
      (Label: DG)

    • 2:06 am
      String Quartet No. 53 "The Lark",
      Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn, Ensembles: Danish String Quartet,
      (Label: Avi-Music)

    • 2:25 am
      A Chloris (To Chloris),
      Composer: Reynaldo Hahn, Ensembles: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Performer: Albrecht Mayer, English horn, Conductor: Mathias Monius,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 2:30 am
      Piano Concerto,
      Composer: Reynaldo Hahn, Ensembles: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Stephen Coombs, piano, Conductor: Jean-Yves Ossonce,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 3:01 am
      Sarabande with variations,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ensembles: Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble, Conductor: Ludwig Guttler,
      (Label: Berlin)

    • 3:06 am
      Songs from Lake Ladoga,
      Composer: Erkki Melartin, Ensembles: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Jorma Panula,
      (Label: YLE)

    • 3:16 am
      Double Concerto,
      Composer: Johannes Brahms, Ensembles: London Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Pinchas Zukerman, violin, Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 3:51 am
      Capriccio No. 1,
      Composer: Muzio Clementi, Performer: Lilya Zilberstein, piano,
      (Label: Hanssler)

    • 4:01 am
      Modern Times: Smile,
      Composer: Charlie Chaplin, Ensembles: I Salonisti,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 4:06 am
      The Happy Forest,
      Composer: Arnold Bax, Ensembles: Ulster Orchestra, Conductor: Bryden Thomson,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 4:17 am
      Pampeana No. 1,
      Composer: Alberto Ginastera, Performer: Gil Shaham, violin,
      (Label: Oberlin)

    • 4:27 am
      Les animaux modeles (The Model Animals),
      Composer: Francis Poulenc, Ensembles: French National Orchestra, Conductor: Charles Dutoit,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 4:50 am
      Lyric Fantasy,
      Composer: Lars-Erik Larsson, Ensembles: Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Andrew Manze,
      (Label: CPO)

    • 5:01 am
      Overture "Water Music": Menuet; Gigue; Canarie,
      Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann, Ensembles: Musica Antiqua Cologne, Conductor: Reinhard Goebel,
      (Label: Archiv)

    • 5:06 am
      Six Studies in English Folk Song,
      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Performer: Emma Johnson, clarinet,
      (Label: ASV)

    • 5:17 am
      Violin Concerto No. 3,
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ensembles: Orchestra Mozart, Performer: Giuliano Carmignola, violin, Conductor: Claudio Abbado,
      (Label: Archiv)

    • 5:39 am
      Jeux (Games),
      Composer: Claude Debussy, Ensembles: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Conductor: Bernard Haitink,
      (Label: Philips)

    • 6:01 am
      Three Etudes,
      Composer: Fernando Sor, Performer: Norbert Kraft, guitar,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 6:06 am
      Mass: Agnus Dei,
      Composer: Claudio Monteverdi, Ensembles: Odhecaton, Conductor: Paolo Da Col,
      (Label: Ricercar)

    • 6:14 am
      Symphony No. 2,
      Composer: Franz Schubert, Ensembles: Staatskapelle Berlin, Conductor: Otmar Suitner,
      (Label: Denon)

    • 6:50 am
      Brandenburg Concerto No. 7,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ensembles: Montreal Baroque Orchestra, Conductor: Eric Milnes,
      (Label: Atma)

  • 7:00 am

    Millenium of Music

    Millennium of Music is the world's longest running program featuring early music. Host and producer Robert Aubry Davis regularly presents music from major European music...

  • 8:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 8:00 am
      Composer: Christina Courtin, Ensembles: Brooklyn Rider,
      (Label: Mercury)

    • 8:01 am
      Wind Quintet: 2nd movement,
      Composer: Carl Nielsen, Ensembles: Carion Wind Quintet,
      (Label: Odradek)

    • 8:06 am
      Harvest Dance Suite,
      Composer: Ilmari Hannikainen, Ensembles: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Petri Sakari,
      (Label: YLE)

    • 8:21 am
      YourClassical Story: PLAY GENERIC Bach and Chinese,
      Composer: Tu Nguyen

    • 8:22 am
      Pictures from Bashu (Six Sichuan folk songs),
      Composer: Hu-Wei Huang, Ensembles: Shanghai Quartet, Performer: Eugenia Zukerman, flute,
      (Label: Delos)

    • 8:34 am
      Petite Suite,
      Composer: Claude Debussy, Ensembles: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Paul Paray,
      (Label: Mercury)

    • 8:47 am
      Symphony No. 6,
      Composer: Georg Anton Benda, Ensembles: Prague Chamber Orchestra, Conductor: Christian Benda,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 9:01 am
      New Classical Tracks,

    • 9:06 am
      Andante grazioso,
      Composer: Robert Fuchs, Ensembles: Cologne Chamber Orchestra, Conductor: Christian Ludwig,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 9:14 am
      Dolly Suite: Berceuse,
      Composer: Gabriel Faure, Performer: Jenny Lin, piano,
      (Label: Steinway & Sons)

    • 9:19 am
      Concert Pieces,
      Composer: Francois Couperin, Ensembles: Camerata Salzburg, Performer: Jian Wang, cello,
      (Label: DG)

    • 9:32 am
      Peter and the Wolf,
      Composer: Sergei Prokofiev, Performer: Jenny Lin, piano,
      (Label: Steinway & Sons)

    • 9:38 am
      Pulcinella Suite,
      Composer: Igor Stravinsky, Ensembles: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Yoel Levi,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 10:01 am
      Flicks in Five,

    • 11:01 am
      Suite No. 1,
      Composer: Francois Chauvon, Performer: Washington McClain, oboe,

    • 11:06 am
      Valse-Caprice No. 2,
      Composer: Gabriel Faure, Performer: Angela Hewitt, piano,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 11:16 am
      Symphony No. 1,
      Composer: Thomas Arne, Ensembles: Cantilena, Conductor: Adrian Shepherd,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 11:26 am
      Violin Concerto,
      Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Ensembles: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Performer: Pamela Frank, violin, Conductor: Charles Mackerras,
      (Label: London/Decca)

  • 12:00 pm

    Metropolitan Opera

    Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:00 pm
      Composer: Dvorak, Ensembles: Metropolitan Opera, Performer: Dvorak, Conductor: Mark Elder

  • 3:00 pm

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 3:00 pm
      Septet: Finale,
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Ensembles: Consortium Classicum,
      (Label: CPO)

    • 3:01 pm
      The Tempest: Banquet Dance,
      Composer: Arthur Sullivan, Ensembles: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Richard Hickox,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 3:06 pm
      In Nature's Realm Overture,
      Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Ensembles: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Jun Markl,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 3:21 pm
      Composer: Frederick Shepherd Converse, Ensembles: Gowanus Arts Ensemble, Conductor: Reuben Blundell,
      (Label: New Focus)

    • 3:26 pm
      Symphony No. 89,
      Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn, Ensembles: Philharmonia Hungarica, Conductor: Antal Dorati,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 3:50 pm
      Children Suite,
      Composer: Ding Shan-de, Performer: Jie Chen, piano,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 4:01 pm
      London Suite: Knightsbridge March,
      Composer: Eric Coates, Ensembles: New London Orchestra, Conductor: Ronald Corp,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 4:06 pm
      Por Una Cabeza/La Cumparsita,
      Composer: Carlos Gardel/Gerardo H. Matos Rodriguez, Ensembles: La Pieta, Conductor: Angele Dubeau,
      (Label: Analekta)

    • 4:11 pm
      Symphony No. 2,
      Composer: Robert Schumann, Ensembles: Berlin Philharmonic, Conductor: Simon Rattle,
      (Label: Berlin Philharm)

    • 4:51 pm
      Concerto No. 6,
      Composer: Tomaso Albinoni, Ensembles: Collegium Musicum 90, Conductor: Simon Standage,
      (Label: Chandos)

  • 5:00 pm

    Performance Today

    Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation...

  • 7:00 pm

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 7:00 pm
      Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis,
      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Ensembles: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Conductor: Neville Marriner,
      (Label: Argo)

    • 7:01 pm
      Cello Suite No. 4: Bourrees,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Paul Galbraith, guitar,
      (Label: Mashulka)

    • 7:06 pm
      Concert Waltz No. 2,
      Composer: Alexander Glazunov, Ensembles: Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Valery Polyansky,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 7:17 pm
      Piano Concerto,
      Composer: Robert Schumann, Ensembles: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Performer: Israela Margalit, piano, Conductor: Bryden Thomson,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 7:53 pm
      Quintet for Glass and Strings: Brisk,
      Composer: Garry Eister, Ensembles: Emerson String Quartet, Performer: Dennis James, Armonica,
      (Label: Sony)

  • 8:00 pm


    SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles,...

    Program Playlist
    • 8:00 pm
      Tragic Overture,
      Composer: Johannes Brahms, Ensembles: Nashville Symphony, Conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero

    • 8:05 pm
      Violin Concerto in D Major,
      Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Ensembles: Nashville Symphony, Conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero

    • 8:10 pm
      Symphony No. 7,
      Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Ensembles: Nashville Symphony, Conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero

    • 8:15 pm
      Composer: Roberto Sierra, Ensembles: Nashville Symphony, Conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero

  • 10:00 pm

    Encore Houston

    Encore Houston is a weekly show featuring a concert recording from a local ensemble or performance organization in Houston. Each episode features the concert and...

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