Airs Monday, May 18, at 11 a.m. On this week's broadcast concert by the San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in one of Gustav Mahler's most personal musical statements, his Symphony No. 9 in D major, full of farewells and transitions while grasping strongly at life and accepting mortality. Also on the program La Mer by Claude Debussy.
Airs Monday, May 5 at 11 a.m. On this week's concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra music director Manfred Honeck will be joined on stage by soprano Laura Claycomb and mezzo-soprano Gerhild Romberger with the Chamber Choir of the Palau de la Musica and Orfeo Catala for a performance of Gustav Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection.”
Airs Monday, January 27 at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas retuns to lead the orchestra in Blumine by Gustav Mahler and the Symphony No. 6 in F major by Beethoven, his "Pastoral Symphony." Violinist Alexander Barantschik will also be featured as guest soloist in the Violin Concerto No. 4 by Schnittke.
Airs Saturday, September 28 at 12 noon. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, music director Franz Welser-Moest return to take the podium in a concert from the Miami featuring soprano Bernada Fink along with the University of Miami Women’s Chorus and the Miami Children’s Chorus. They will present Mahler's Symphony No. 3.