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Weeknights 7PM – Midnight

Week of 8/13
Monday, 9:00: Leopold Stokowski’s final recorded look at Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.

Tuesday, 9:00: Rudolf Kempe’s classic recordings of Brahms’ Four Symphony and the final scene of Wagner’s Die Meistersinger.

Wednesday, 9:00: An hour of American music, including Fritz Reiner’s Chicago Symphony recording of Alan Hovhaness’ Mysterious Mountain and the buoyant, tuneful Symphony No. 1 by Elliott Carter.

Thursday, 11:00: In one of his final recordings, George Szell conducted the Cleveland Orchestra in the “Great C Major” Symphony of Franz Schubert.

Friday, 11:00: Mariss Jansons leads the St. Petersburg Philharmonic in the uncut, high cholesterol version of Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony.

Week of 8/20

Monday, 8:00: An hour of English music, including the newest recording of Sir William Walton’s Partita for Orchestra and a suite from William Alwyn’s score for the classic film Odd Man Out.

Tuesday, 11:00: The new recording of the Symphony No. 11, “The Year 1905” by Dmitri Shostakovich with the Boston Symphony conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Wednesday, 9:00: The classic recording of Richard Strauss’ Don Quixote with cellist Paul Tortelier and the Dresden Staatskapelle conducted by Rudolf Kempe.

Thursday, 9:00: An hour of words and music with Sir William Walton’s Façade (on poems by Dame Edith Sitwell) and Alan Rawsthorne’s Practical Cats (after T. S. Eliot).

Friday, 7:00–12:00: On the eve of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th Birthday, a celebration of his music with his daughter Jamie Bernstein.