Friday, May 24 at 7pm
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh, with Stephen Baum
We’ll hear Chatham Baroque in highlights of recent Latin-American and Spanish repertoire from concerts at Synod Hall and in Oneonta, New York.
Sunday, May 24 at 1pm
Saturday at the Opera: Lyric Opera of Chicago
We welcome back this series of broadcasts of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, considered one of the top three U.S. opera companies. The series begins with Giuseppe Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, starring Thomas Hampson in the title role. Sir Andrew Davis conducts.
Saturday, May 25 at 5pm
From the Top
Hosted by Christopher O'Riley
Today’s show was presented at the Amphitheater at the Chautauqua Institution. You’ll hear a young composer play piano for one of his own compositions with a talented violinist, a talented 18-year-old soprano, a violinist from Illinois, a 13-year-old pianist, and a guitarist from Minnesota.
Sunday, May 26 at 6am
Harmonia, with Angela Mariani
We’re marking the birth of John Dowland, the death of Carlo Gesualdo, and saying goodbye to a friend, oboist Washington McClain.
Sunday, May 26 at 7am
Hosted by Suzanne Bona
On this Memorial Day weekend, we’ll offer music of remembrance and reflection, including selections from a hauntingly beautiful and ancient Requiem Mass.
Sunday, May 26 at 6pm
Sunday at the Symphony: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Boulez conducts Richard Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll and the prelude to Parsifal. Michael Barenboim, son of pianist and conductor Daniel Baremboim, is soloist in Arnold Schoenberg’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program are the Adagio from Gustav Mahler’s Symphony #10 and J. S. Bach’s Concerto in C Major from BWV 1064, arranged by Ton Koopman for violin, flute, oboe, and bassoon.
Sunday, May 26 at 8pm
Pittsburgh Symphony with Jim Cunningham
Leif Ove Andsnes plays Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #1, and Manfred Honeck conducts marches, waltzes and polkas.
Monday-Friday, May 20-24 at 9pm
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin
Continuing his celebration of the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth, Bill focuses this week on the Ring Cycle. From leitmotifs to lighter fare, this week's programs are a five-hour exploration of Richard Wagner's crowning operatic achievement. more info