Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight

Highlights for the week of October 20th

Monday, October 20, 7 p.m. - Midnight: In an attempt to make up for lost ground following the Membership Drive, five hours of new recordings, including the latest versions of Schubert’s First Symphony, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Bruckner’s 8th Symphony and the first ever concerto written for the Euphonium (by the Viennese-born Joseph Horovitz).

Tuesday, October 21, 8-10 p.m.: More new recordings, including the latest version of Prokofiev’s Third Piano Concerto from the young sensation Behzod Abduraimov.

Wednesday, October 22, 8-10 p.m.: Yet more new recordings, including two for cello: Hindemith’s Cello Concerto with Christian Poltera and Gaspar Cassado’s Solo Cello Suite with Alicia Weilerstein.

Thursday, October 23, 9 p.m.: The much anticipated new recording of Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto from Nelson Freire, Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra.

Friday, October 24, 9 p.m.: From his big new 45-CD 100th birthday box, Ferenc Fricsay in an hour of music for the season: the "Spring" Symphony of Robert Schumann and Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps.

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