Playlist for Wednesday, December 4, 2019

  • 12:00 am: Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist

    • 12:01 am: String Quartet: Vivace

      Composer: Jean Sibelius
      Ensembles: Sibelius Academy Quartet
      Catalog Information: Finlandia 40872
    • 12:06 am: Old Hungarian Dances

      Composer: Ferenc Farkas
      Ensembles: Frosunda Wind Quintet
      Catalog Information: Bis 136
    • 12:16 am: Lo how a rose

      Composer: Traditional
      Performer: Regensburg Domspatzen soloist
      Catalog Information: RCA 60736
    • 12:19 am: O Christmas Tree

      Composer: Traditional
      Performer: Regensburg Domspatzen soloist
      Catalog Information: RCA 60736
    • 12:22 am: Generations: Sinfonietta No. 2: Alla sarabande

      Composer: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
      Ensembles: Chicago Sinfonietta
      Conductor: Paul Freeman
      Catalog Information: Cedille 8001
    • 12:29 am: Piano Quartet No. 1

      Composer: Gabriel Faure
      Ensembles: Domus
      Catalog Information: Hyperion 66166
    • 1:01 am: Lute Suite No. 4: Prelude

      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
      Performer: Kim Heindel, lautenwerk
      Catalog Information: Dorian 80126
    • 1:06 am: From Italy (Aus Italien): On the Beach at Sorrento

      Composer: Richard Strauss
      Ensembles: Cleveland Orchestra
      Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 425941
    • 1:19 am: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 "Midsummer Vigil"

      Composer: Hugo Alfven
      Ensembles: Minnesota Orchestra
      Conductor: Eiji Oue
      Catalog Information: Reference 80
    • 1:33 am: In dulci jubilo

      Composer: Traditional
      Ensembles: Baltimore Consort
      Catalog Information: Dorian 90198
    • 1:37 am: Violin Concerto

      Composer: Chevalier de Saint-Georges
      Ensembles: Tafelmusik
      Performer: Linda Melsted, violin
      Conductor: Jeanne Lamon
      Catalog Information: CBC 5225
    • 2:01 am: I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Capulets and Montagues): Sinfonia

      Composer: Vincenzo Bellini
      Ensembles: Orchestra of St. Cecilia
      Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
      Catalog Information: DG 471566
    • 2:06 am: Inspiration Waltzes

      Composer: Nathaniel Dett
      Performer: Clipper Erickson, piano
      Catalog Information: Navona 6013
    • 2:13 am: The Sussex Mummers' Carol

      Composer: Traditional
      Ensembles: Asbury Brass Quintet
      Catalog Information: Albany 273
    • 2:15 am: The Bells of Christmas

      Composer: Armas Maasalo
      Ensembles: Lahti Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Osmo Vanska
      Catalog Information: Bis 947
    • 2:21 am: The Enchanted Lake

      Composer: Anatol Liadov
      Ensembles: Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
      Catalog Information: Albany 364
    • 2:29 am: String Quartet No. 2

      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
      Ensembles: Emerson String Quartet
      Catalog Information: DG 3888
    • 3:01 am: Suite of Dances No. 6

      Composer: Johann Ernst Rieck
      Ensembles: Stradivaria
      Catalog Information: Cypres 1633
    • 3:06 am: Suite of Carols for Woodwinds

      Composer: Leroy Anderson
      Ensembles: BBC Concert Orchestra
      Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
      Catalog Information: Naxos 559621
    • 3:17 am: Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American": Animato

      Composer: William Grant Still
      Ensembles: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
      Catalog Information: Chandos 9154
    • 3:22 am: Summer

      Composer: Frank Bridge
      Ensembles: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
      Conductor: Norman Del Mar
      Catalog Information: Chandos 8373
    • 3:33 am: Concerto Andaluz

      Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
      Ensembles: Internationale Philharmonie
      Conductor: Horst-Hans Backer
      Catalog Information: Naxos 573441
    • 4:01 am: Serenade for Strings: Andante

      Composer: Max Bruch
      Ensembles: Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: George Hanson
      Catalog Information: Dabringhaus 335109
    • 4:06 am: Pictures at an Exhibition: Tuileries

      Composer: Modest Mussorgsky
      Performer: Awadagin Pratt, piano
      Catalog Information: EMI 56836
    • 4:08 am: Sweet was the Song

      Composer: Matthew Brown
      Ensembles: VocalEssence
      Conductor: Philip Brunelle
      Catalog Information: Clarion 939
    • 4:13 am: String Sextet

      Composer: Louis Spohr
      Ensembles: Academy Chamber Ensemble
      Catalog Information: Chandos 9424
    • 4:41 am: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2

      Composer: Edvard Grieg
      Ensembles: San Francisco Symphony
      Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 425857
    • 5:01 am: William Tell: Pas de Soldats (Soldiers' Dance)

      Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
      Ensembles: Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra
      Conductor: Antonio de Almeida
      Catalog Information: Philips 422843
    • 5:06 am: Rondo for Violin and Orchestra

      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Ensembles: English Chamber Orchestra
      Performer: Cho-Liang Lin, violin
      Conductor: Raymond Leppard
      Catalog Information: Sony 44503
    • 5:14 am: Three German Chorales

      Composer: Johann Cruger
      Ensembles: Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble
      Conductor: Ludwig Guttler
      Catalog Information: Berlin 1037
    • 5:19 am: Lilies of the Valley

      Composer: Anton Arensky
      Performer: Sasha Boldachev, harp
      Catalog Information: SELF PROD 464
    • 5:22 am: Serenade for Strings: 1st movement

      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky
      Ensembles: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Andrew Litton
      Catalog Information: Virgin 90798
    • 5:33 am: Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude

      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
      Performer: Christopher Parkening, guitar
      Catalog Information: EMI 54853
    • 5:35 am: Variations on a Once Popular Humorous Song

      Composer: Haydn Wood
      Ensembles: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Ernest Tomlinson
      Catalog Information: Marco Polo 223605
    • 5:47 am: What Sweeter Music

      Composer: John Rutter
      Ensembles: Cambridge Singers
      Conductor: John Rutter
      Catalog Information: Collegium 111
    • 5:52 am: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1

      Composer: Edward Elgar
      Ensembles: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: Andre Previn
      Catalog Information: Philips 416813
    • 6:01 am: Composers Datebook

    • 6:03 am: Minuet

      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
      Ensembles: Philharmonia Virtuosi
      Conductor: Richard Kapp
      Catalog Information: Sony 37216
    • 6:06 am: Hungarian Dance No. 10

      Composer: Johannes Brahms
      Ensembles: North German Radio Symphony
      Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
      Catalog Information: DG 437506
    • 6:08 am: Fleeting Pleasure

      Composer: Joseph Lanner
      Ensembles: Vienna String Ensemble
      Catalog Information: Sony 57974
    • 6:17 am: Symphony No. 4 "Italian": Saltarello

      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
      Ensembles: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
      Conductor: Yannick Nezet-Seguin
      Catalog Information: DG 479733
    • 6:23 am: A Carol Symphony

      Composer: Victor Hely-Hutchinson
      Ensembles: The 5 Browns
      Catalog Information: Steinway & Sons 30124
    • 6:28 am: Go Tell It on the Mountain

      Composer: Spiritual
      Ensembles: Imani Winds
      Catalog Information: Koch 7748
    • 6:32 am: Canon

      Composer: Johann Pachelbel
      Ensembles: Paillard Chamber Orchestra
      Conductor: Jean-Francois Paillard
      Catalog Information: Erato 88020
    • 6:39 am: Entry March of the Boyars

      Composer: Johan Halvorsen
      Ensembles: Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: Kenneth Jean
      Catalog Information: Naxos 550328
    • 6:46 am: The Tick-Tock Clock

      Composer: Richard Strauss
      Ensembles: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
      Catalog Information: DG 435871
    • 6:50 am: Wiener Blut (Vienna Blood)

      Composer: Johann Strauss, Jr.
      Ensembles: Vienna Philharmonic
      Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 425428
    • 7:01 am: Concerto No. 1

      Composer: Tomaso Albinoni
      Ensembles: Collegium Musicum 90
      Conductor: Simon Standage
      Catalog Information: Chandos 663
    • 7:06 am: Algerian Suite: French Military March

      Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
      Ensembles: Swiss Italian Orchestra
      Conductor: Francis Travis
      Catalog Information: Chandos 9837
    • 7:11 am: Life on the Moon: Sinfonia

      Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
      Ensembles: Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Pardubice
      Conductor: Michael Halasz
      Catalog Information: Naxos 573488
    • 7:16 am: Bach's Bells; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

      Composer: Chris Coletti/Brandon Ridenour
      Ensembles: Canadian Brass
      Catalog Information: Steinway & Sons 30027
    • 7:21 am: Toward a New Life

      Composer: Josef Suk
      Ensembles: Boston Pops Orchestra
      Conductor: John Williams
      Catalog Information: Sony 62592
    • 7:28 am: Le Roi malgre lui (The King in Spite of Himself): Danse slave

      Composer: Emmanuel Chabrier
      Ensembles: French National Orchestra
      Conductor: Armin Jordan
      Catalog Information: Erato 88018
    • 7:33 am: Te Deum: Prelude

      Composer: Marc-Antoine Charpentier
      Ensembles: English Chamber Orchestra
      Conductor: Raymond Leppard
      Catalog Information: Sony 44650
    • 7:35 am: Scottish Fantasy: Finale

      Composer: Max Bruch
      Ensembles: Academy of St Martin in the Fields
      Performer: Joshua Bell, violin
      Conductor: Joshua Bell
      Catalog Information: Sony 84200
    • 7:45 am: Piano Sonata No. 16: 1st movement

      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Performer: Mitsuko Uchida, piano
      Catalog Information: Philips 422517
    • 7:51 am: L'amant anonyme: Overture-Symphony

      Composer: Chevalier de Saint-Georges
      Ensembles: Tafelmusik
      Conductor: Jeanne Lamon
      Catalog Information: CBC 5225
    • 8:01 am: Les Troyens (The Trojans): Trojan March

      Composer: Hector Berlioz
      Ensembles: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Paul Paray
      Catalog Information: Mercury 434328
    • 8:06 am: Ruslan and Ludmila: Overture

      Composer: Mikhail Glinka
      Ensembles: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Fritz Reiner
      Catalog Information: RCA 61958
    • 8:12 am: Four Popular Catalan Songs

      Composer: Miguel Llobet
      Performer: David Russell, guitar
      Catalog Information: Telarc 80633
    • 8:18 am: Trumpet Concerto: 3rd movement

      Composer: Johann Hummel
      Ensembles: Berlin Philharmonic
      Performer: Maurice Andre, trumpet
      Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
      Catalog Information: EMI 64100
    • 8:22 am: Christmas Medley

      Composer: Traditional
      Ensembles: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Performer: James Galway, flute
      Conductor: James Galway
      Catalog Information: RCA 5888
    • 8:30 am: Raymonda: Entr'acte

      Composer: Alexander Glazunov
      Ensembles: Scottish National Orchestra
      Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
      Catalog Information: Chandos 8447
    • 8:35 am: String Quartet No. 6: 3rd movement

      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
      Ensembles: Cypress String Quartet
      Catalog Information: Avie 2348
    • 8:39 am: Le Prophete (The Prophet): Coronation March

      Composer: Giacomo Meyerbeer
      Ensembles: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
      Catalog Information: RCA 7716
    • 8:44 am: Fantasy on Polish Airs

      Composer: Frederic Chopin
      Ensembles: Philharmonia Orchestra
      Performer: Misha Dichter, piano
      Conductor: Neville Marriner
      Catalog Information: Philips 411123
    • 9:01 am: Schnofler-Dance

      Composer: Johann Mayer
      Ensembles: Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
      Catalog Information: Harmonia Mundi 901013
    • 9:06 am: Orchestral Suite No. 2: Badinerie

      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
      Ensembles: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
      Conductor: Karl Munchinger
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 460250
    • 9:08 am: YourClassical Story: PLAY Brahms

      Composer: Diana Capurro
    • 9:10 am: Double Concerto: 3rd movement

      Composer: Johannes Brahms
      Ensembles: London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Performer: Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
      Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
      Catalog Information: EMI 56385
    • 9:20 am: Tamara

      Composer: Mily Balakirev
      Ensembles: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Kent Nagano
      Catalog Information: Decca 483039
    • 9:43 am: Variations on the Boar's Head Carol

      Composer: Rick Sowash
      Ensembles: Mirecourt Trio
      Catalog Information: Gasparo 254
    • 9:51 am: Slavonic Dance No. 4

      Composer: Antonin Dvorak
      Ensembles: Houston Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Sergiu Comissiona
      Catalog Information: Pro Arte 250
  • 10:00 am: 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 of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the APM studios, and from concert stages around the country, along with classical music news and features. Every week composer Bruce Adolphe joins host Fred Child for a classical music game, the PT Piano Puzzler.

  • 12:00 pm: Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist

    • 12:00 pm: Intermezzo: Travel Fever and Waltz Scene

      Composer: Richard Strauss
      Ensembles: Vienna Philharmonic
      Conductor: Andre Previn
      Catalog Information: DG 437790
    • 12:01 pm: Gavotte No. 2

      Composer: David Popper
      Performer: Steven Isserlis, cello
      Catalog Information: Bis 1562
    • 12:06 pm: Serenade No. 10 "Gran Partita": 1st movement

      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Ensembles: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
      Catalog Information: DG 423061
    • 12:16 pm: Men of Goodwill Variations on A Christmas Carol

      Composer: Benjamin Britten
      Ensembles: Minnesota Orchestra
      Conductor: Neville Marriner
      Catalog Information: EMI 49300
    • 12:26 pm: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1

      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
      Ensembles: St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
      Catalog Information: Saint Luke's 302
    • 12:47 pm: Carmen Fantasy

      Composer: Pablo de Sarasate
      Ensembles: Berlin Philharmonic
      Performer: Gil Shaham, violin
      Conductor: Claudio Abbado
      Catalog Information: DG 457583
    • 1:01 pm: New Classical Tracks

    • 1:06 pm: Berceuse (Lullaby)

      Composer: Frederic Chopin
      Performer: Helene Grimaud, piano
      Catalog Information: DG 4048
    • 1:12 pm: Villancico: De la piel de sus ovejas

      Composer: Pedro Rimonte
      Ensembles: Stile Antico
      Catalog Information: Harmonia Mundi 902312
    • 1:17 pm: Concerto Grosso No. 11

      Composer: Arcangelo Corelli
      Ensembles: English Concert
      Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
      Catalog Information: Archiv 423626
    • 1:28 pm: El Jubilate

      Composer: Mateo Flecha
      Ensembles: Stile Antico
      Catalog Information: Harmonia Mundi 902312
    • 1:36 pm: Concerto for Two Clarinets

      Composer: Franz Krommer
      Ensembles: English Chamber Orchestra
      Performer: Antony Pay, clarinet
      Conductor: Anthony Pay
      Catalog Information: Claves 8602
    • 2:01 pm: Symphony No. 5: Scherzo

      Composer: Alexander Glazunov
      Ensembles: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
      Conductor: Jose Serebrier
      Catalog Information: Warner 61434
    • 2:06 pm: Oboe Concerto

      Composer: Domenico Cimarosa
      Ensembles: Scottish Ensemble
      Performer: Alison Balsom, trumpet
      Conductor: Jonathan Morton
      Catalog Information: EMI 56094
    • 2:16 pm: Christmas Waltzes

      Composer: Christmas Music
      Ensembles: Boston Pops Orchestra
      Conductor: Keith Lockhart
      Catalog Information: RCA 63252
    • 2:23 pm: Piano Sonata No. 8 "Pathetique"

      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
      Performer: Garrick Ohlsson, piano
      Catalog Information: Arabesque 6677
    • 2:45 pm: Plow That Broke the Plains Suite

      Composer: Virgil Thomson
      Ensembles: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
      Conductor: Neville Marriner
      Catalog Information: EMI 47715
    • 3:01 pm: Two Poetic Waltzes

      Composer: Enrique Granados
      Performer: Xuefei Yang, guitar
      Catalog Information: EMI 6322
    • 3:06 pm: Symphony

      Composer: Luigi Boccherini
      Ensembles: German Chamber Academy
      Conductor: Johannes Goritzki
      Catalog Information: CPO 999174
    • 3:20 pm: Rejoice and sing

      Composer: John Rutter
      Ensembles: Cambridge Singers
      Conductor: John Rutter
      Catalog Information: Collegium 138
    • 3:26 pm: Partita No. 1

      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
      Performer: Angela Hewitt, piano
      Catalog Information: Hyperion 68271
    • 3:46 pm: Swan Lake: Act 1: Scene, Waltz, and Scene

      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky
      Ensembles: Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre
      Conductor: Valery Gergiev
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 10104
    • 4:01 pm: Sonata Concertante: Rondo

      Composer: Louis Spohr
      Performer: Marielle Nordmann, harp
      Catalog Information: Orfeo 129881
    • 4:06 pm: A Christmas Fantasy

      Composer: Gordon Langford
      Ensembles: Huddersfield Choral Society
      Conductor: Keith Rhodes
      Catalog Information: Chandos 8679
    • 4:15 pm: Legend No. 3

      Composer: Antonin Dvorak
      Ensembles: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: David Zinman
      Catalog Information: Nonesuch 79066
    • 4:20 pm: Rodeo

      Composer: Aaron Copland
      Ensembles: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Louis Lane
      Catalog Information: Telarc 80078
    • 4:40 pm: Concert Piece for Four Horns

      Composer: Robert Schumann
      Ensembles: Seattle Symphony
      Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
      Catalog Information: Delos 3084
    • 5:01 pm: The Wedding Waltz

      Composer: Heikki Aaltoila
      Ensembles: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: Leif Segerstam
      Catalog Information: Ondine 824
    • 5:06 pm: The Red Poppy: Russian Sailor's Dance

      Composer: Reinhold Gliere
      Ensembles: New York Philharmonic
      Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
      Catalog Information: Sony 44725
    • 5:10 pm: Septet: 3rd movement

      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
      Performer: Leonidas Kavakos, violin
      Catalog Information: Sony 929882
    • 5:15 pm: Divertimento No. 1

      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Ensembles: Academy Chamber Ensemble
      Catalog Information: Philips 420181
    • 5:28 pm: Corpus Christe Carol

      Composer: Agneta Skold
      Ensembles: VocalEssence
      Conductor: Philip Brunelle
      Catalog Information: SELF PROD 417
    • 5:33 pm: Concert Fantasy on Mozart's Magic Flute

      Composer: Pablo de Sarasate
      Ensembles: Navarra Symphony Orchestra
      Performer: Tianwa Yang, violin
      Conductor: Ernest Martinez Izquierdo
      Catalog Information: Naxos 572275
    • 5:47 pm: Symphony No. 2 "In the Spring": 4th movement

      Composer: John Knowles Paine
      Ensembles: Ulster Orchestra
      Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
      Catalog Information: Naxos 559748
    • 6:01 pm: Grand Duchess of Gerolstein: Overture

      Composer: Jacques Offenbach
      Ensembles: Gulbenkian Orchestra
      Conductor: Michel Swierczewski
      Catalog Information: Nimbus 5303
    • 6:06 pm: Auf Flugeln des Gesanges (On wings of song)

      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
      Performer: Antonin Kubalek, piano
      Catalog Information: Dorian 90218
    • 6:11 pm: A Christmas Carol Symphony: 2nd movement

      Composer: Patric Standford
      Ensembles: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
      Catalog Information: Naxos 557099
    • 6:17 pm: Fugue "Little"

      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
      Ensembles: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
      Catalog Information: Sony 89012
    • 6:21 pm: Ballet Suite No. 3

      Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
      Ensembles: Scottish National Orchestra
      Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
      Catalog Information: Chandos 7000
    • 6:39 pm: Dance of the Blessed Spirits and Air

      Composer: Christoph Gluck
      Performer: Chen Yi, violin
      Catalog Information: OUR Recordings 220602
    • 6:46 pm: Suite Francaise

      Composer: Francis Poulenc
      Ensembles: Paris Orchestra
      Conductor: Georges Pretre
      Catalog Information: EMI 62690
    • 7:01 pm: Symphony No. 40: 1st movement

      Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
      Ensembles: Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
      Conductor: Adam Fischer
      Catalog Information: Nimbus 5321
    • 7:06 pm: A Children's Overture

      Composer: Roger Quilter
      Ensembles: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Adrian Leaper
      Catalog Information: Marco Polo 223444
    • 7:18 pm: While by my sheep; Adeste fideles; Come, little children

      Composer: Traditional
      Ensembles: Vienna Boys Choir
      Conductor: Peter Marschik
      Catalog Information: Capriccio 5160
    • 7:25 pm: Rhapsody in Blue

      Composer: George Gershwin
      Ensembles: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
      Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
      Conductor: Marin Alsop
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 14091
    • 7:44 pm: The Merchant of Venice: Suite

      Composer: Arthur Sullivan
      Ensembles: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Vivian Dunn
      Catalog Information: EMI 64412
  • 8:00 pm: Houston Symphony Broadcast

    Houston Public Media's weekly broadcast featuring performances from Houston Symphony.

  • 10:00 pm: Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist

    • 10:00 pm: Symphonie Fantastique: Reveries

      Composer: Hector Berlioz
      Ensembles: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Georg Solti
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 436839
    • 10:01 pm: Air for the Poet

      Composer: Lou Harrison
      Ensembles: Tammittam Percussion Ensemble
      Conductor: Guido Facchin
      Catalog Information: Dynamic 401
    • 10:06 pm: A Moment for Jason Molina

      Composer: Caleb Burhans
      Performer: Simon Jermyn, guitar
      Catalog Information: Cantaloupe 21144
    • 10:18 pm: Blurred

      Composer: Bill Ryan
      Ensembles: Billband
      Catalog Information: Innova 841
    • 10:28 pm: Soft Focus

      Composer: Patrick Zimmerli
      Ensembles: Brooklyn Rider
      Performer: Joshua Redman, saxophone
      Catalog Information: Nonesuch 554796
    • 10:36 pm: Chiaroscuro

      Composer: Giya Kancheli
      Ensembles: Kremerata Baltica
      Performer: Gidon Kremer, violin
      Catalog Information: ECM 2442
    • 11:01 pm: Opacity

      Composer: Una Sveinbjarnardottir
      Ensembles: Siggi String Quartet
      Catalog Information: Dorian 92232
    • 11:06 pm: Seeing is Believing

      Composer: Nico Muhly
      Ensembles: Aurora Orchestra
      Performer: Thomas Gould, electric violin
      Conductor: Nicholas Collon
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 478273
    • 11:33 pm: Summoning Song

      Composer: Dan Trueman
      Ensembles: JACK Quartet
      Performer: Dan Trueman, violin
      Catalog Information: New Amsterdam 129
    • 11:39 pm: In Sonorous Falling Tones

      Composer: Derek Charke
      Ensembles: Wired! Ensemble
      Performer: Derek Charke, flute
      Conductor: Mark Hopkins
      Catalog Information: Centrediscs 23917
    • 11:49 pm: The Air, Turning

      Composer: Edmund Finnis
      Ensembles: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Ilan Volkov
      Catalog Information: NMC 249

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