Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight

Highlights for the week of March 30th

Monday, March 30, 9 p.m.: An hour of recordings featuring the eternally wild German conductor Herrmann Scherchen, including one of his wildest recordings ever, a newly-discovered live performance from 1965 of Beethoven’s First Symphony.

Tuesday, March 31, 8-10 p.m.: Two hours of new recordings, including another exciting live performance of a Beethoven symphony: the Seventh with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra.

Wednesday, April 1, 8-10 p.m.: Two more hours of new recordings, including (at 8:00), from the big new Chicago Symphony/Jean Martinon box, their recording of Bizet’s Symphony in C.

Thursday, April 2, 8-10 p.m.: Yet two more hours of new recordings, including an extraordinary version of Schumann’s Davidsbundlertanze with the incredible young Norwegian pianist, Joachim Carr.

Friday, April 3, 8 p.m.: On this Good Friday, a complete performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion.

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