Classical Music

10:00am

Wed January 1, 2014
New Year's Day from Vienna 2014

New Year's Day from Vienna 2014

Airs Wednesday, January 1 at 10 a.m. Get ready to pop the New Year's Day champagne!  The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual salute to the waltz on New Year's Day 2014.  The orchestra has invited Daniel Barenboim to welcome 2014 by conducting the annual  New Year's year's concert, honoring his 25 years of musical collaboration with the orchestra, and his efforts to bring peace to the world through music.  Hear the hit tunes of the Strauss family and others  – polkas, gallops and waltzes, live from the Musikverein, on New Year's Day from Vienna! Hosted by Laura Carlo.

11:00am

Mon December 2, 2013
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, December 2 at 11 a.m. On this week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony Pinchas Zukerman will lead the orchestra and will be the solosit in Mozart's Adagio K. 261 and Rondo K. 373 as well as his Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216. Also on the concert, Hindemith's Trauermusik; Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550; and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, Op. 48.

1:00pm

Tue November 12, 2013
Mozart Festival

Mozart Festival: The Posthorn Serenade

Airs Tuesday, November 12 at 1 p.m.  This week from the Mozart Festival in Salzburg, the Vienna Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel presents Mozart’s Posthorn-Serenade and Le Cercle de L’Harmonie under the direction of Jérémie Rhorer perform Mozart’s Symphony in G, KV 110. Also on the program, Mozart’s “Allegro vivace” from the Symphony in C and the “Kyrie” & “Gloria” from Mozart’s Missa solemnis.

11:00am

Mon November 11, 2013
San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony

Esa Pekka-Salonen

Airs Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. On this week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony, Esa-Pekka Salonen will take the podium and lead the orchestra in music by Sibelius, Salonen, Wagner and Schoenberg. The concert opens with Sibelius' Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49 and then violinist Leila Josefowcz joines the orchestra for the Violin concerto by Salonen. Soprano Christine Brewer will then be featured in excerpts from Wagner's opera Gotterdammerung and the program concludes with the Five Pieces for Orchestra by Arnold Schoenberg.

12:00pm

Sat November 2, 2013
Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra

Joshua Bell

Airs Saturday, November 2 at 12 noon. On this week's Cleveland Orchestra broadcast, music director Franz Welser-Moest will be joined on stage by Joshua Bell for a performance of Beethoven's Violin Concerto  in  D, Op. 61. The concert will also feature the Symphony No. 10 by Dimitri Shostakovich.

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