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Airs Friday, May 13, at 12 noon. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the Bach Collegium Japan takes the stage with music by Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel. Masaaki Suzuki conducts from the Harpsichord with soprano Joanne Lunn featured in two Bah Cantatas. Jeff Spurgeon and John Schaefer will host with special guest John Hockenberry.

Airs Monday, October 31, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra we draw a classic concert from 1971 featuring Leopold Stokowski leading the orchestra in his own arrangement of the Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Bach. The concert also features Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92, the symphonic tone poem by Sibelius called the Swan of Tuonela, and Glière's Symphony No. 3 in B minor, Op. 42, “Iyla Murometz."

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Airs Friday, May 13, at 12 noon. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the Bach Collegium Japan takes the stage with music by Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel. Masaaki Suzuki conducts from the Harpsichord with soprano Joanne Lunn featured in two Bach Cantatas. Jeff Spurgeon and John Schaefer will host with special guest John Hockenberry.

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Airs Friday, November 27 at 1 p.m. When it comes to artistic partnerships, there's a lot to be said for the fireworks of musicians joining together for the first time. But there's another kind of collaboration that can yield profound pleasure: a recording with two artists who know each other deeply, in a relationship that has unfolded over years or even decades.

John-Henry Crawford website

A Shreveport cellist is in St. Petersburg, Russia this week competing in the most prestigious classical music competition in the world.

Of the 25 cellists invited to perform in the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition, only three are from the US. One of them is 22-year old Shreveport native John -Henry Crawford.

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