Airs Monday, August 24, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos will be guest conductor, joined on stage by cellist Alisa Weilerstein who will be featured soloist in Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major by Franz Joseph Haydn. Maestro Frühbeck de Burgos will also lead the orchestra in Haydn's Symphony No. 6 in D major, Le Matin and Scheherazade, the Opus 35 of Rimsky-Korsakov. Then, from the archives, music director Michael Tilson Thomas presents Ravel's Rapsodie espagnole.

Airs Monday, November 10, 2014.  This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony we remember Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos with his final concert from Heinz Hall.   Maestro Fruhbeck conducts Leonardo Balada’s Symphony No. 6 and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.  Arabella Steinbacher plays the Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1.  Jim Cunningham will host this Pittsburgh Symphony Radio Broadcast from Public Radio International.

Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Violin Spectacular

Sep 19, 2014

Airs Friday, September 19 at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling talks with composer James Eakin, violinist Mayuko Kamio, and music conductor Michael Butterman about the Shreveport Symphony's Opening Night Violin Spectacular with music by James Eakin, Prokofiev, and Rimsky-Korsakov. The concert takes place Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m in River View Theater in Shreveport. More information at Shreveport Symphony or 318-222-7496.

Airs Monday, April 7 at 11 a.m. On the next concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony maestro Leonard Slatkin will be joined on stage by pianist Olga Kern for a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Sergei Rachmaninoff plus several encores by Moszkowski and Rimsky-Korsakov. The concert opens with Scott Eyerly’s “Arlington Sons" and we'll also hear William Schumann’s Symphony No. 3. 

Saturday, September 21 at 12 noon. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra Pinchas Steinberg leads the orchestra in the Le Coq d’Or Suite by Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky's Francesco di Rimini with Sasha Cooke as mezzo-soprano. The concert concludes with Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky.