Classical KUSC



The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Weeknights 7:00 - Midnight

Highlights for the week of November 17th

Friday, November 21, 9 p.m.: From the soon-to-be-released second huge box honoring the conductor on his 100th birthday, Ferenc Fricsay leads a live performance of Haydn’s oratorio, The Seasons.

Highlights for the week of November 24th

Monday, November 24, 9 p.m.: Leonard Bernstein’s final mad look at Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony (not for the faint-hearted).

Tuesday, November 25, 8 p.m.: New recordings of Bach’s Second Orchestral Suite (with Richard Egarr and the Academy of Ancient Music) and Schumann’s Fantasie in C from Lise de la Salle.

Wednesday, November 26, 10 p.m.: Following a new, period-instrument (!) Carmina Burana at 9:00, six-time Oscar-nominated composer Alexandre Desplat discusses his score for "The Imitation Game."

Thursday, November 27, 9 p.m.: As the centerpiece of our traditional Thanksgiving show, Sir André Previn leads the London Symphony in a complete performance of Tchaikovsky’s Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker.

Friday, November 28, 9 p.m.: In the live performance which marked the end of his 4-decade exile, Rafael Kubelik leads the Czech Philharmonic in Smetana’s Ma Vlast.

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