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Show Schedule for Sunday, March 19

Mark Edwards

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Mark Edwards

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

brian-lauritzen (1)

6am - 9am

Soul Music with Brian Lauritzen

The sounds of the season continue on Soul Music with performances of traditional Christmas carols by the Choir of King’s College, Chanticleer, the LA Master Chorale, the Pacific Chorale, and many others.

Alan

9am - 11am

A Musical Offering with Alan Chapman

The Baroque period, from the innovations of Monteverdi to the mastery of J.S. Bach, marks the beginning of “modern” music. Hosted by Alan Chapman, this two-hour weekly program offers splendid performances of this rich repertoire.

Rich

11am - 4pm

Classical Music with Rich Capparela

Rich Capparela keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

Gail

4pm - 6pm

Classical Music with Gail Eichenthal

Gail Eichenthal keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

Christopher O’Riley

6pm - 7pm

From the Top with Christopher O'Riley

From the Top is hosted by Christopher O’Riley and celebrates the passion, dedication and personal stories of the nation’s outstanding young classical musicians. Through entertaining live events and outreach programs, these performers inspire the pursuit of excellence and encourage participation in the arts as an integral part of a vibrant and civil society.

Rich

7pm - 9pm

SoCal Sunday Night with Rich Capparela

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
Heiichiro Ohyama, conductor
Alessio Bax, piano

Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”

Alan

9pm - 10pm

Thornton Center Stage with Alan Chapman

Hosted by Alan Chapman, this is a special program devoted to the artistry of the USC Thornton School of Music. It features a mix of classic material from the school’s impressive archive of live recordings from the 1940s to the present. The USC Thornton School is  the only university music school with a regularly broadcast radio program heard in a major media market.

jim-svejda (1)

10pm - 11pm

The Record Shelf with Jim Svejda

In the second of two programs, historic early recordings by the controversial Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache.

Blake

11pm - 12am

California Classical All Night with Blake Lawrence

Show Schedule for Monday, March 20

Blake

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Blake Lawrence

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Dennis Bartel.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Alan Chapman.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Brian Lauritzen.

jim-svejda (1)

7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Monday, 9:00:  In their recent CD incarnations, historic (and incandescent) recordings of Ravel’s Rhapsodie espagnole and Strauss’s Don Quixote with the Boston Symphony conducted by Charles Munch.

Show Schedule for Tuesday, March 21

Blake

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Blake Lawrence

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Dennis Bartel.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Alan Chapman.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Brian Lauritzen.

jim-svejda (1)

7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Tuesday, 9:00:  The little-known but unspeakably gorgeous Symphony No. 1, The Poem of the Forest, by Albert Roussel.

Show Schedule for Wednesday, March 22

robin

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Robin Pressman

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Dennis Bartel.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Alan Chapman.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Brian Lauritzen.

jim-svejda (1)

7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Wednesday, 8:00–10:00:  A visit from the great American cellist — and holder of the Gregor Piatigorsky Cello Chair at USC’s Thornton School of Music, Ralph Kirshbaum.

Show Schedule for Thursday, March 23

robin

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Robin Pressman

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Dennis Bartel.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Alan Chapman.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Brian Lauritzen.

jim-svejda (1)

7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Thursday, 8:00-12:00:  A visit from the legendary American pianist Emanuel Ax.

Show Schedule for Friday, March 24

robin

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Robin Pressman

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Dennis Bartel.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Alan Chapman.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

Rich

3pm - 7pm

KUSC at the Beach with Rich Capparela

Join Rich for music to get you in the mood for the weekend!

jim-svejda (1)

7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Friday, 9:00:  Leonard Bernstein conducts Haydn’s Mass in Time of War.

Show Schedule for Saturday, March 25

Rich

12am - 7am

California Classical All Night with Rich Capparela

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

7am - 8am

Classical Music with Dennis Bartel

Dennis Bartel keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

brian-lauritzen (1)

8am - 8:30am

Arts Alive with Brian Lauritzen

Arts Alive is KUSC’s weekly conversation about the creative communities of Southern California. We bring you interviews with musicians, writers, artists, filmmakers and everyone in between, plus arts news, the Around Town event calendar, LA Times and Arts Alive film critic Kenneth Turan’s reports on new movies, and “Ask the Dean,” with listeners picking the brain of USC Thornton School of Music Dean Rob Cutietta. Tune in every Saturday at 8AM, or catch up on old episodes with the Arts Alive podcast.

brian-lauritzen (1)

8:30am - 9am

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

duff-murphy

9am - 10am

The Opera Show with Duff Murphy

The world of opera comes alive with an enthusiastic look through the eyes of host Duff Murphy. Duff provides listeners with a taste of his love of opera — its composers, conductors and artists — with classic and newly-released recordings.

The Opera Show is made possible in part by  a grant from the Flora L. Thornton Foundation.

Program Theme music: The opening fanfare to Benjamin Britten’s opera, “Gloriana”

Mary Jo Heath

10am - 1pm

The Metropolitan Opera Broadcast with Mary Jo Heath

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. Tune in to Classical KUSC each Saturday morning at 10am for another wonderful Metropolitan Opera Broadcast.

Rich

12pm - 5pm

Classical Music with Rich Capparela

Rich Capparela keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

robin

5pm - 10pm

Classical Music with Robin Pressman

Robin Pressman keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

Alan

10pm - 12am

Modern Times with Alan Chapman

Modern Times explores the vast repertoire of the last hundred years, with special attention to music of the last few decades. Coming up:

January 7: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FRANCIS! (Poulenc b. 1/7/1899)

January 14: PIECES WE HAVEN’T HEARD IN A WHILE

January 21: CONCERTO NIGHT

January 28: MUSIC FROM GRAMMY NOMINEES

February 2: MUSIC FROM GRAMMY NOMINEES (Part 2)

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