Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight
Highlights for the Week of May 13th
Friday, May 17, 9 p.m.: The new recording – with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra led by Sir Andrew Davis and narrator Simon Callow – of the complete The Starlight Express by Sir Edward Elgar.
Highlights for the Week of May 20th
Monday, May 20, 8 p.m.: An hour of deeply individual Beethoven: Friedrich Gulda’s first recording of an early piano sonata and a recent period-instrument performance of the Eroica Symphony with Le chamber philharmonique and Emmanuel Krivine.
Tuesday, May 21, 9 p.m.: Historic recordings of French music, including Walter Gieseking’s version of Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit and the recording of Debussy’s La Mer that the great Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter called “the most beautiful recording ever made of anything.”
Wednesday, May 22, 8 p.m.: The new recording of the Beethoven Violin Concerto with Michael Ludwig and the Virginia Symphony conducted by JoAnn Falletta.
Thursday, May 23, 7 p.m.: An hour from Old Vienna, featuring music of the Strauss Family and friends.
Friday, May 24, 8–11 p.m.: Three hours of new recordings, including a live performance (by the Amsterday Concertgebouw Orchestra and Ivan Fischer) of Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony and the newest version of Beethoven’s Mass in C.