Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight


Week of April 25th:

Monday, 9:00: In one of its classic modern recordings, Sir Colin Davis leads the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra in Stravinsky's complete ballet, The Firebird.

Tuesday, 9:00: New recordings of music by Sergei Prokofiev: the Fifth Piano Concerto (with Cliburn Competition Gold Medalist Vadym Kholodenko) and the original version of the Fourth Symphony (from the young American conductor James Gaffigan).

Wednesday, 9:00--11:00: A visit from pianist Jean-Ives Thibaudet.

Thursday, 8:00--12:00: A visit from the brilliant (and already much-recorded) young Czech conductor, Jakub Hrusa.

Friday, 9:00: From his just-published final concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, Claudio Abbado conducts Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique.

Week of April 18th:

Monday, 8:00--10:00: Two hours of new recordings, including a live performance of Mozart's 22nd Piano Concerto from Alicia de Larrocha, and Neeme Jarvi's Bergen Philharmonic version of Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals.

Tuesday, 9:00: An hour of music by the good friends Antonin Dvorak, Leos Janacek, and Josef Bohulav Foerster.

Wednesday, 9:00: In one of its bawdiest ever recordings, Carl Orff's Carmina Burana with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy.

Thursday, 8:00--12:00: A visit from the brilliant French conductor, Stephane Deneve.

Friday, 9:00: The charming, little known Ladies of the Night by Jean Francaix. (Dont worry: It's a ballet for cats.)

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