Weeknights 7PM – Midnight
Week or 10/14
Monday, 11:00: The new recording of Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique Symphony with the Czech Philharmonic conducted by Semyon Bychkov.
Tuesday, 9:00: Violinist Tasmin Little plays the Elgar Violin Concerto with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.
Wednesday, 7:00–12:00: On the very night that the most prestigious of all classical music recording awards are passed out in London, our annual Gramophone Classical Music Awards Wrap-Up Show, with the Editor-in-Chief of the Gramophone Magazine, James Jolly.
Thursday, 9:00: An hour of (mostly) concert music by the Oscar-winning film composers Aaron Copland, Bernard Herrmann, and Alfred Newman.
Friday, 9:20: In what remains the best-selling classical album of all time, Van Cliburn plays the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto.
Week or 10/7
Monday, 9:00: A rare complete performance of Igor Stravinsky’s Tchaikovsky-inspired ballet The Fairy’s Kiss, with the Cleveland Orchestra conducted by the late Oliver Knussen.
Tuesday, 9:00: The new recording of Brahms’s Third Symphony with the Bamberg Symphony conducted by Jakub Hrusa.
Wednesday, 9:00–11:00: A visit from the great German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, who will discuss her work with her former husband Sir Andre Previn and her new recording of music by John Williams, conducted by the composer.
Thursday, 9:00: The startling recording of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition conducted by Sergiu Celibidache.
Friday, 9:00: For many, the benchmark recording of the Verdi Requiem conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini.