Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight


Week of August 15th:

Monday, 9:00: An hour of recordings of English music, including the recent version of Elgar's Sea Pictures from Sir Mark Elder and the benchmark recording of Walton's Variations on a Theme by Hindemith with George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra.

Tuesday, 11:00: Recordings of new music from China, including the Symphony No. 3, the Chu, by Xiaogang Ye.

Wednesday, 9:00: The new recording of the 9th Symphony of Beethoven from Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic.

Thursday, 10:00: An hour of American music by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, William Grant Still and Adolphus Hailstork.

Friday, 9:00: One of the great English symphonies of the 20th century: the Symphony No. 5 by the English composer, World War II combat veteran, and market gardener, George Lloyd.

Record Shelf, 8/21: Recording by the gifted, tormented Austrian conductor Oswald Kabasta.

Week of August 22nd:

Monday: 8:20: One of the great Romantic string quartets that you probably don't know: The Quartet in D minor by the Polish composer Ludomir Rozycki.

Tuesday, 8:00: Sir Thomas Beecham in classic recordings of music by Suppe, Schubert, and Delius.

Wednesday, 9:00: Recent recordings of the Janacek Sinfonietta and the Dvorak Violin Concerto.

Thursday, 11:00: End-of-the-World recordings of Wagner's Die Meistersinger Prelude and Brahms' First Symphony from Wilhelm Furtwangler and the Berlin Philharmonic.

Friday, 9:00: English nautical music from John Ansell, Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, and Frank Bridge.

Record Shelf 8/28: A conversation with the brilliant young Czech conductor Jabuk Hrusa.

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