SUNDAY, JANUARY 12TH
Harmonia, with Angela Mariani
We're marking the birth of John Dowland and the death of Gesualdo, and we're saying goodbye to a friend, oboist Washington McClain. Plus we'll hear music from set of suites and sonatas entitled Tibiades by François Chauvon, our featured recording.
Sunday Baroque, with Suzanne Bona
Inventor Louis Braille was born in January of 1809, and the month of January is now celebrated as National Braille Literacy Month. This morning’s show will mark the occasion with music by talented composers who happened to be sight impaired.
Sunday at the Symphony
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Jean Sibelius’ Symphony #5, and Leila Josefowicz is soloist in Mr. Salonen’s Violin Concerto.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, with Jim Cunningham
British conductor Michael Francis makes his PSO debut with a Mozart favorite, the Symphony #40, and works by three Czech composers -- Smetana’s “Sarka #3” from Ma Vlast , Janacek’s Taras Bulba, and, with soloist Christian Tetzlaff, Dvorak’s Violin Concerto.