Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight
Highlights for the Week of December 9th
Monday, December 9, 8 p.m.: A newly published recording of Schumann’s “Spring” Symphony (with the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra conducted by Peter Maag) and some Christmas music from Schumann’s contemporaries.
Tuesday, December 10, 9 p.m.: A complete performance of Berlioz’ L’Enfance du Christ with the Lyon Opera Orchestra and Monteverdi Choir led by Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
Wednesday, December 11, 9 p.m.: Three British composers – Sir Alexander MacKenzie, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Richard Addinsell – take a musical look at the Christmas stories of Charles Dickens.
Thursday, December 12, 7 p.m. (and 9 p.m.): Christmas music from Tchaikovsky, Byrd, Finzi and Hollywood.
Friday, December 13, 9 p.m.: Paul McCreesh leads the Gabrieli Consort and Players in a recreation of Christmas in St. Mark’s Cathedral, Venice, c. 1600.