Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight


Week of July 18th:

Monday, 9:00: Sir Thomas Beecham's miraculous recording of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade.

Tuesday, 10:00: The Pavel Haas Quartet's award-winning recording of Schubert's Quintet in C.

Wednesday, 9:00: A jaw-dropping live performance of Tchaikovsky's Pathetique Symphony conducted by Takashi Asahina.

Thursday, 9:00: Thomas Hengelbrock leads the Hamburg (5-movement) version of Mahler's First Symphony.

Friday, 9:00: The uncut, high-cholesterol version of Rachmaninoff's Second Symphony with Mariss Jansons and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic.

Record Shelf 7/24: A conversation with the American conductor David Alan Miller.

Week of July 11th:

Monday, 9:00: The controversial Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache leads a majestic live performance of Ein Heldenleben by Richard Strauss.

Tuesday, 8:00: A blistering live performance--not his celebrated studio recording with the Vienna Philharmonic--of Beethoven's 7th Symphony with the Bavarian State Orchestra conducted by Carlos Kleiber.

Wednesday, 9:00: New and classic Grieg, including the Concert Overture "In Autumn" and the legendary recording of the Peer Gynt music with the London Symphony led by Oivin Fjeldstad.

Thursday, 10:00: The recording that pianist Sviatoslav Richter called "the most beautiful recording ever made of anything": Debussy's La Mer, with the Czech Philharmonic led by Roger Desormiere.

Friday, 9:00: The other Missa Solemnis: a recent recording--from conductor Frieder Bernius--of Beethoven's Mass in C.

Record Shelf 7/17: A Buyer's Guide to the English Concerto--as survey of the best of the readily available recordings.

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