John Adams

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Airs Friday, May 6, at 12 noon. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the Saint Lawrence String Quartet will perform Haydn's String Quartet Op. 20, No. 5 in F minor; the Second Quartet by John Adams;  and Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131. The Saint Lawrence String Quartet features Geoff Nuttall & Owen Dalby, violins; Lesley Robertson, viola; and Christopher Costanza, cello. Jeff Spurgeon and John Schaefer will host.

Airs Monday, January 18, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra cellist Alisa Weilerstein will be the soloist in the Sir. Edward Elagar's Cello Concerto. Measetro Giancarlo Guerrero will also lead the orchestra in the Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten by Arvo Pärt and the concert concludes with Harmonielehre by John Adams.

Airs Monday, June 30 at 11 a.m.  This week on our broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, composer and conductor John Adams will lead the orchestra his own works, Short Ride in a Fast Machine and Harmonielehre. He'll be joined on stage by violinist Andrés Cárdenes for the Violin Concerto in D Major by Igor Stravinsky and the concert will also feature Frank Zappa’s Dupree’s Paradise.