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Weeknights 7PM – Midnight

Week of 4/16

Monday, 9:00: The classic recording of Dvorak’s New World Symphony with the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Ferenc Fricsay.

Tuesday, 9:00: The new recording of Ein Heldenleben by Richard Strauss with Japan’s NHK Symphony conducted by Paavo Jarvi.

Wednesday, 8:00: New recordings of Beethoven’s First Symphony (the Mito Chamber Orchestra conducted by Seiji Ozawa) and Schumann’s Piano Concerto with Alfred Bendel and the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.

Thursday, 8:00: After more than half a century, what remains the benchmark recording of Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony, with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Bruno Walter.

Friday, 9:00: A tour of Scotland with Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Percy Grainger.

Week of 4/23
Monday, 8:00: Dance music by Bach, Prokofiev, and the young English composer Toby Young.

Tuesday, 10:00: New recordings of music by Handel, Vivaldi (the Gloria in D), and William Byrd.

Wednesday, 8:00–12:00: A visit from the brilliant German violinist (and winner of last year’s Gramophone Magazine Recording of the Year Award), Isabelle Faust.

Thursday, 9:00: New recordings of Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto (with Lars Vogt) and Debussy’s early Piano Trio (with New Zealand’s Te Koki Trio).

Friday, 9:00–12:00: A visit from the great (and much-recorded) American conductor, Gerard Schwarz.