SUNDAY, MAY 5TH
Harmonia, with Angela Mariani
We're celebrating early music in Latin America. We'll hear from two composers who were associated with Bogotá Cathedral and explore the origins of the saraband. Plus, the Renaissance band Piffaro brings us music from the New World in our featured recording.
Sunday Baroque, with Suzanne Bona
Join us for a fiesta in celebration of the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo -- the 5th of May -- featuring music from the Baroque era written by composers who lived and worked in "New Spain" during the 1700s and 1800s, as well as some 20th century musicians with personal ties to Mexico.
Sunday at the Symphony: New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin
Pierre Boulez conducts Claude Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Olivier Messiaen’s Chronochromie, and Igor Stravinsky’s The Song of the Nightingale. Yefim Bronfman is soloist in Bela Bartok’s Piano Concerto #2.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, with Jim Cunningham
Mariss Jansons conducts Franz Schubert’s Symphony #2, Wolfgang Mozart’s Symphony #36, Maurice Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole, and Johann Strauss’ On the Beautiful Blue Danube.