Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight

Highlights for the week of August 25th

Monday, August 25, 9 p.m.: The new recording – the first ever recording of the critical edition of the original 1893 version (complete with Blumine) – of Mahler’s First Symphony, with the North German Radio Symphony conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock.

Tuesday, August 26, 9 p.m.: The new Chandos recording of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade with the Toronto Symphony conducted by Peter Oundjian.

Wednesday, August 27, 8-11 p.m.: A visit from the most formidably-equipped pianist of his generation (and probably in the world today), Marc-Andre Hamelin.

Thursday, August 28, 9-11 p.m.: In advance of her appearance at a Hollywood Bowl concert honoring Alfred Hitchcock, Oscar-winning actress Eva Marie Saint discusses a few of her many films (and their scores).

Friday, August 29, 8-10 p.m.: Two hours of new recordings, including a thrilling Dvorak Fourth Symphony from Thomas Hengelbrock and the even more thrilling version of Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra from his pupil Ferenc Fricsay.

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