Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight

Highlights for the week of August 24th

Monday, August 24, 8 p.m.: Early works in which the 3 giants of modern music – Bartok, Schoenberg, Stravinsky – are completely unrecognizable.

Tuesday, August 25, 11 p.m.: Music by the hard-drinking English cottage-mates, Peter Warlock and E.J. Moeran, including one of the great English symphonies of the 20th century.

Wednesday, August 26, 7-9 p.m.: Two hours of new recordings, including the latest version of Charles Gounod’s early Symphony in E-flat, and a very unusual version of Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll.

Thursday, August 27, 9 p.m. - midnight: On the eve of his 70th Birthday, a visit from the American composer David Schiff (who will be heard doing the stand-up in the new recording of his Borscht Belt Follies).

Friday, August 28, 9 p.m.: In the recording which announced the arrival of the latest member of American’s Top Six Orchestras, Leonard Slatkin conducts the St. Louis Symphony in the Fifth Symphony of Sergei Prokofiev.

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