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Weeknights 7PM – Midnight

Week of June 5th

Monday, 9:00: Leonard Bernstein’s final, astonishing look at the Fifth Symphony of Tchaikovsky.

Tuesday, 9:00: Childhood, according to Ravel, Schumann, and Deems Taylor.

Wednesday, 8:00: New recordings of Mozart’s 23rd Piano Concerto (with Simone Dinnerstein and the Havana Lyceum Orchestra) and Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Thursday, 9:00 – 12:00: A visit from the Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic (and former Music Director of the Long Beach Symphony), JoAnn Falletta.

Friday, 9:00: A new recording of what may be the finest Scandinavian symphony of the 19th century: the Symphony No. 1 in C minor by the Norwegian Eyvind Alnaes.

Week of June 12

Monday, 8:00: The benchmark recording of Beethoven’s “Triple” Concerto with the Beaux Arts Trio.

Tuesday, 9:00: An hour of new recordings, including a suite from Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss with the Pittsburgh Symphony conducted by Manfred Honeck.

Wednesday, 9:00: An hour of music about what happens after the sun goes down.

Thursday, 11:00: An hour with the three giants of modern English music, Sir Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Benjamin Britten.

Friday, 9:00: An hour of classic Dvorak recordings, including Zdenek Macal’s version (with the Milwaukee Symphony) of the Symphony No. 6 in D.

Week of June 19

Monday, 9:00: An hour of Russian music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, and Ippolitov-Ivanov.

Tuesday, 8:00: The new recording of Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto from the elusive Russian pianist Grigory Sokolov.

Wednesday, 9:00: The new benchmark recording of Tchaikovsky’s Winter Dreams Symphony from Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.

Thursday, 9:00: Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams and his teachers.

Friday, 9:00: Sir Georg Solti’s colorful, shattering recording of The Planets by Gustav Holst.