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Airs Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. This one hour of classic Christmas arrangements and original music by Leroy Anderson. It is hosted by conductor Leonard Slatkin and the composer's son Kurt Anderson, and features recorded performances of Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Music with Leonard Slatkin conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Leroy Anderson conducting his “Pops” Concert Orchestra. Listeners will also hear Leroy Anderson talking about how he wrote some of his famous Christmas music and what Christmas means to him.

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Airs Wednesday, December 21, at 1 p.m. This one hour program is hosted by conductor Leonard Slatkin and the composer's son Kurt Anderson, and features recorded performances of Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Music with Leonard Slatkin conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Leroy Anderson conducting his “Pops” Concert Orchestra. Listeners will also hear Leroy Anderson talking about how he wrote some of his famous Christmas music and what Christmas means to him.

Airs Monday, January 26 at 11 a.m. This week on our Pittsburgh Symphony radio broadcast Leonard Slatkin conducts music by Ravel, including the Bolero and his Pavane. Then Michel Camilo performs his own Piano Concerto No. 2, and you’ll hear the  Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas. Jim Cunningham will host the next concert by the  Pittsburgh Symphony from Public Radio International.

Airs Monday, August 4 at 11 a.m.  Pianist Emanuel Ax will be the solosit on this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony. He will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25. Leonard Slatkin will conduct a program that also features B-Sides, new music by Mason Bates and  Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5.

Airs Monday, May 12 at 11 a.m. Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers will be the soloist on this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony. Leonard Slatkin will conduct a program which features the world premiere of the Violin Concerto by Mason Bates along with the Symphony No. 68 by Franz Josef Haydn and the Symphony No. 3, the “Organ Symphony" by Camille Saint-Saens.

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