SUNDAY, JUNE 2ND
Harmonia, with Angela Mariani
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, is believed to have said, “Paris is not a city, but a universe.” We’ll visit Paris on this morning’s show, and recall the history of some of its most musical attractions. And, we’ll stay near Notre Dame Cathedral for our featured recording.
Sunday Baroque, with Suzanne Bona
The summer music festival season is beginning, and these events can attract musicians from all over the world to perform music from the baroque era. As you consider summer vacation plans, we’ll review a few of your opportunities to hear music at upcoming festivals.
Spring for Music Festival
Marin Alsop conducts the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Shaker Loops by John Adams and Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony #4. Plus, Time for Three performs Jennifer Higdon’s 4-3.
Sunday at the Symphony: New York Philharmonic, with Alec Baldwin
Sir Mark Elder conducts a Shakespeare-influenced program, including Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, Elgar’s Falstaff, “The Walk to the Paradise Garden” from Delius’ A Village Romeo and Juliet, and Symphonic Dances from Bernstein’s West Side Story (conducted by Robert Spano).
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, with Jim Cunningham
Manfred Honeck conducts Antonin Dvorak’s Biblical Songs with baritone Thomas Hampson as soloist. And, with soprano Chen Reiss and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the concert features Johannes Brahms’ German Requiem.