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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Ola Gjeilo: Sanctus
London/Decca 24646 Buy now
12:06 am Vilem Blodek: In the Well: The Rising of the Moon
Vaclav Smetacek
Supraphon 101429 Buy now
12:13 am Carlos Salzedo: Variations on an Ancient Theme
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80691 Buy now
12:29 am Caroline Shaw: Blueprint
New Amsterdam 104 Buy now
12:38 am Aulis Sallinen: Nocturnal Dances of Don Juanquixote (Chamber Music III)
Osmo Vanska
Torleif Thedeen, cello
Bis 560 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Edward Elgar: Starlight Express: Waltz
George Hurst
Chandos 8432 Buy now
1:06 am Hannah Kendall: A Winged Spirit
Hyeyoon Park, violin
NMC 3036 Buy now
1:08 am Michael Abels: Winged Creatures
Allen Tinkham
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Cedille 187 Buy now
1:21 am Takashi Yoshimatsu: And Birds Are Still...
Sachio Fujioka
Chandos 9652 Buy now
1:30 am Max Bruch: Symphony No. 1
Kurt Masur
Philips 420932 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Ossip Gabrilowitsch: Caprice-Burlesque
Stephen Hough, piano
Virgin 59509 Buy now
2:06 am Germaine Tailleferre: String Quartet
Alba 431 Buy now
2:17 am Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique: Reveries
Georg Solti
London/Decca 436839 Buy now
2:34 am Eric Ewazen: Triple Concerto
JoAnn Falletta
Jonathan Lombardo, trombone
Beau Fleuve 9495 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Francesco Uttini: Symphony
Philip Brunelle
Virgin 45186 Buy now
3:06 am Joshua McGhee: Variations on an African American Spiritual
Cambria Master Recording 1238 Buy now
3:17 am Gioacchino Rossini: Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet
Charles Neidich, clarinet
DG 435875 Buy now
3:31 am Niels Gade: Symphony No. 3
Neeme Jarvi
Bis 338 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 43: 3rd movement
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67554 Buy now
4:06 am Eriks Esenvalds: Stars
Erick Lichte
CLR 1611 Buy now
4:12 am Gustav Holst: The Planets: Saturn
Leonard Slatkin
RCA 68819 Buy now
4:22 am Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Andantino
Lajos Lencses, oboe
Hanssler 98277 Buy now
4:29 am Elfrida Andree: Symphony No. 2
Gustaf Sjokvist
Sterling 615 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Lubos Sluka: A Cage for Two Nightingales
Katerina Englichova, harp
Supraphon 4212 Buy now
5:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 1
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 68271 Buy now
5:25 am Donald Grantham: J.S. Dances
Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Anastasia Markina, piano
Klavier 11145 Buy now
5:35 am Sergei Prokofiev: Summer Day
Ronald Corp
Hyperion 66499 Buy now
5:51 am Aaron Copland: The Red Pony Suite: selections
JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 559240 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Richard Wagner: Romanza
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Dorian 90268 Buy now
6:06 am Alexander Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
Wolfgang Sawallisch
EMI 63893 Buy now
6:14 am Traditional West African: Djandjon
John Williams, guitar
Sony 89483 Buy now
6:18 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia
Ilia Korol
Challenge 72193 Buy now
6:29 am Florence Price: Symphony No. 3
Apo Hsu
Koch 7518 Buy now
 7 AM - 9 AM
Performance Today Weekend
with Fred Child
This two hour weekly program features classical music in concert from studios and sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features.
 9 AM
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
From the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, this week's episode of From the Top features a teenage composer's beautiful piece that was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece Fallingwater, a young violinist shares how she hasn't missed a single day of practicing yet, and a classical guitarist performs Bach.
 10 AM
Saturday Classics
10:07 am Bedrich Smetana: Bartered Bride: Overture, Furiant and Skocna
Eliahu Inbal
Teldec 35838 Buy now
10:22 am Gregorio Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus
Ofra Harnoy, cello
Analekta 4890728 Buy now
10:28 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Oboe Concerto
Peter Oundjian
Sarah Jeffrey, oboe
Chandos 5201 Buy now
10:50 am Jacques Offenbach: La Belle Helene (Beautiful Helene): Overture
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 9765 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am John Barry: Out of Africa: Love Theme
Keith Lockhart
Boston Pops 4 Buy now
11:06 am William Walton: Hamlet: Prelude
Neville Marriner
Chandos 8842 Buy now
11:10 am William Walton: Hamlet: The Ghost
Neville Marriner
Chandos 8842 Buy now
11:13 am William Walton: Hamlet: Funeral March
Adrian Boult
Lyrita 246 Buy now
11:20 am Maurice Jarre: Lawrence of Arabia: Suite
Maurice Jarre
Milan 35980 Buy now
11:22 am Jerry Goldsmith: Patton: Entr'acte
Jerry Goldsmith
Varese Sarabande 66225 Buy now
11:37 am John Barry: Out of Africa: Main Title
David Newman
Varese Sarabande 6151155 Buy now
11:40 am John Barry: Out of Africa: I Had a Farm in Africa
Stephane Deneve
Renaud Capucon, violin
Erato 33936 Buy now
11:46 am John Barry: Dances With Wolves: Themes
Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80474 Buy now
11:52 am Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: The Grey Havens
Howard Shore
James Galway, flute
Reprise 48521 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Antonin Dvorak: American Suite: 3rd movement
Libor Pesek
Virgin 90723 Buy now
12:06 pm Manuel de Falla: La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance
Sara Chenal, violin
Skarbo 4121 Buy now
12:12 pm Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1: Finale
Andris Nelsons
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 19046 Buy now
12:26 pm Francis Poulenc: Novelette No. 1
Ongaku 24120 Buy now
12:29 pm Lou Koster: Unter bluhenden Linden
Jonathan Kaell
Naxos 573330 Buy now
Pittsburgh Opera Preview
with Anna Singer
A preview of Pittsburgh Opera's upcoming production of "Alcina" with cast member interviews and musical highlights.
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Verdi's "La Traviata"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Felix Mendelssohn: On Wings of Song; Spinning Song
Azica 71226 Buy now
5:06 pm Anton Arensky: Piano Trio No. 2: 2nd movement
Profil 19072 Buy now
5:13 pm John Williams: JFK: Theme
Jerry Junkin
Reference 142 Buy now
5:19 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Rene Leibowitz
Chesky 69 Buy now
5:45 pm Florence Price: Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Navona 6038 Buy now
5:50 pm Enrique Granados: Suite on Galician Songs: La fiesta
Pablo Gonzalez
Naxos 573263 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Andres Orozco-Estrada conducts the Houston Symphony in Gershwin's An American in Paris and the John Adams Doctor Atomic Symphony. Denis Kozhukhin plays the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo No. 6
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 439 Buy now
10:06 pm David Bruce: The Consolation of Rain: 2nd movement
Signum 599 Buy now
10:10 pm Frederick Delius: Late Swallows
Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8372 Buy now
10:22 pm Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 7
Colin Davis
Philips 438347 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Carl Friedrich Abel: Overture No. 5: Andante
Paul Dombrecht
Passacaille 903 Buy now
11:06 pm Frank Martin: Pavane Couleur du temps
Fuga Libera 511 Buy now
11:13 pm William Grant Still: Symphony No. 2 "Song of a New Race": 1st movement
John Jeter
Naxos 559676 Buy now
11:24 pm Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto
Carlos Miguel Prieto
Gabriela Montero, piano
Orchid Classics 100104 Buy now
11:47 pm Gioacchino Rossini: Quartet No. 2
Sony 52524 Buy now