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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Running Set
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / George Hurst
Chandos 8432 Buy now
12:06 am Francois Devienne: Bassoon Concerto No. 2
Slovak Chamber Orchestra / Bohdan Warchal
Eckart Hubner, bassoon
CPO 999120 Buy now
12:21 am Charles Alkan: Nocturne No. 1
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158 Buy now
12:28 am Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for Strings
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 400038 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:06 am Jean Sibelius: Elegy
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Ondine 824 Buy now
1:14 am Maurice Ravel: String Quartet
Emerson String Quartet
DG 4795982 Buy now
1:43 am Mykola Lysenko: Sorrow
Jakob Koranyi, cello
Bis 2222 Buy now
1:51 am Johan Svendsen: Norwegian Rhapsody No. 1
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 10693 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Alexander Glazunov: Interlude
Utrecht String Quartet
Dabringhaus 6031239 Buy now
2:06 am Johann Christian Bach: Quintet
English Concert
Archiv 423385 Buy now
2:22 am Igor Stravinsky: The Fairy's Kiss: Divertimento
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Yuri Temirkanov
RCA 60394 Buy now
2:48 am Franz Danzi: Fantasy on Mozart's 'La ci darem la mano' for Clarinet and Orchestra
Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra / Jorg Faerber
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
RCA 61976 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am John Dowland: Dr. Case's Pavan
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90148 Buy now
3:06 am Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 73335 Buy now
3:17 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 2
Gidon Kremer, violin
DG 453743 Buy now
3:34 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 88
Vienna Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
DG 413777 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Henriette Renie: Contemplation
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 446064 Buy now
4:06 am Osvaldo Golijov: Lullaby and Doina
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO 1005 Buy now
4:14 am Arvo Part: Kanon Pokajanen (Canon of Repentance): Prayer
Cappella Amsterdam / Daniel Reuss
Harmonia Mundi 905274 Buy now
4:26 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra / Dennis Russell Davies
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 1624 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Jules Massenet: Suite from Esclarmonde: Hymenee
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Jean
Marco Polo 223354 Buy now
5:06 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes
Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 67381 Buy now
5:22 am Stephen Paulus: Berceuse
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71281 Buy now
5:30 am Capel Bond: Concerto No. 4
Parley of Instruments / Roy Goodman
Hyperion 66467 Buy now
5:39 am Saverio Mercadante: Flute Concerto No. 6
English Chamber Orchestra
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Erato 55012 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Emmanuel Chabrier: Pastoral Suite: Idylle
Orchestra of Toulouse / Michel Plasson
Brilliant 93773 Buy now
6:06 am Frantisek Dusek: Sinfonia No. 4
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra / Aapo Hakkinen
Naxos 572683 Buy now
6:18 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 4 "Gassenhauer"
Eroica Trio
EMI 62655 Buy now
6:42 am Candelario Huizar: Imagenes
Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas / Alondra de la Parra
Sony 75555 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 Big Sky, Montana, this week's program features a young pianist who conjures up a great seascape through his multi-layered performance of the music of Maurice Ravel, a flashy violin showpiece played by a fearless 14-year-old from Santa Fe, and a local trumpet player who when she's not practicing scales is out running marathons across the Montana landscape.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Josef Myslivecek: Overture
Concerto Koln
Archiv 4776418 Buy now
10:18 am Karl Jenkins: Cantata Memoria: Lament for the Valley
Sinfonia Cymru / Karl Jenkins
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 4796486 Buy now
10:23 am Karl Jenkins: Cantata Memoria: Lacrimosa Lullaby
Sinfonia Cymru / Karl Jenkins
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 4796486 Buy now
10:29 am Frederic Chopin: Berceuse (Lullaby)
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3113 Buy now
10:35 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 49 "La Passione"
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419607 Buy now
11:07 am Max Steiner: The Informer: Suite
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 136 Buy now
11:13 am Erich Korngold: Anthony Adverse
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 7890 Buy now
11:19 am Alfred Newman: Song of Bernadette
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 184 Buy now
11:33 am Victor Young: Around the World in 80 Days: Overture
Boston Pops Orchestra / Keith Lockhart
Boston Pops 4 Buy now
11:37 am Malcolm Arnold: The Bridge on the River Kwai: Colonel Bogey
London Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9100 Buy now
11:43 am Ernest Gold: Exodus Theme
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80168 Buy now
11:48 am Maurice Jarre: Lawrence of Arabia: Lawrence and the Desert
London Philharmonic Orchestra / John Mauceri
LPO 86 Buy now
11:53 am Charlie Chaplin: Limelight: Eternally
Munich Symphony Orchestra / Francis Shaw
Silva 1021 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Heitor Villa-Lobos: Choros No. 1 "Tipico Brasileiro"
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80612 Buy now
12:06 pm Leonard Bernstein: On the Town: 3 Dance Episodes
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony 42263 Buy now
12:17 pm Stephen Foster: The Social Orchestra: Selections
Gilles Vonsattel, piano
CMSL 6 Buy now
12:23 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country
New Queen's Hall Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth
Argo 440116 Buy now
12:38 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 33
Philharmonia Orchestra / Emmanuel Krivine
Denon 6579 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Bellini's "I Puritani"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Jean-Philippe Rameau: Dardanus: Overture
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 420240 Buy now
5:06 pm Hector Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch
RCA 61400 Buy now
5:16 pm Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto
MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra / Kristian Jarvi
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Sony 3245 Buy now
5:40 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 8 "Evening"
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Denon 9612 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
A Prairie Home Companion
with Chris Thiele
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, MN
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Jeffrey Kahane conducts the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in Haydn's Symphony No. 102 and "Sound Investment" by Hannah Nash. Natasha Paremski plays the Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Felix Godefroid: Concert Study
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9974 Buy now
10:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins and Two Cellos
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Virgin 45527 Buy now
10:17 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 "Prussian"
Shanghai Quartet
Delos 3192 Buy now
10:47 pm Eduard Tubin: Estonian Dance Suite
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra / Hans-Peter Frank
Big Ben 851002 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Pietro Locatelli: Violin Sonata No. 11: 1st movement
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363 Buy now
11:06 pm Gabriel Faure: Pavane
Duo Similia
Analekta 9810 Buy now
11:11 pm Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Myung-Whun Chung
James Galway, flute
RCA 7010 Buy now
11:19 pm Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1
Yegor Dyachkov, cello
Analekta 3167 Buy now
11:48 pm Carl Nielsen: The Dream of Gunnar
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Chandos 9287 Buy now

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