Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight

Highlights for the week of June 29th

Monday, June 29, 9 p.m.: The mysterious, controversial (and now late) English conductor Frank Shipway leads an electric live performance of the Symphony No. 2 in D by Jean Sibelius.

Tuesday, June 30, 9 p.m.: Takashi Asahina’s majestic live performance (with the Osaka Philharmonic) of Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique Symphony.

Wednesday, July 1, 9 p.m.: In a pair of historic live performances, Carlos Keliber conducts the Bavarian State Orchestra in Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, followed by the American premiere (with Erich Leinsdorf and the Boston Symphony) of the suite from Janacek’s opera, The Cunning Little Vixen.

Thursday, July 2, 9 p.m.: Mark Minkowski leads Les Musiciens du Louvre in Handel’s Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day.

Friday, July 3, 7 p.m. - midnight: A day early, our traditional All-American Fourth of July program, featuring – at 9:00 – one of the great American musicals (and the greatest comedy album of all time): Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America, Volume 1: The Early Years.

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