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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Veljo Tormis: Calling Home the Cattle
Tapiola Choir / Erkki Pohjola
Finlandia 921 Buy now
12:06 am Ferruccio Busoni: Tanzwalzer
Rome Symphony Orchestra / Francesco La Vecchia
Naxos 572922 Buy now
12:19 am Aaron Copland: Saga of the Prairies
Pacific Symphony Orchestra / Keith Clark
Albany 64 Buy now
12:31 am Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 "Italian"
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra / Pablo Heras-Casado
Harmonia Mundi 902228 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:06 am Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles
Northern Sinfonia / Howard Griffiths
Robert Plane, clarinet
Naxos 553566 Buy now
1:21 am John Williams: Slow Change
John Williams, guitar
JCW 1 Buy now
1:26 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27
Southbank Sinfonia / Simon Over
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 321 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am William Boyce: Symphony No. 6: Largo-Allegro
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5345 Buy now
2:06 am Jean Sibelius: The Oceanides (Aallottaret)
London Symphony Orchestra / Antal Dorati
EMI 65182 Buy now
2:18 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 2
David Finckel, cello
ArtistLed 19801 Buy now
2:42 am Franz Liszt: Les Preludes
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 413587 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Lute Suite No. 3: Allemande
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71250 Buy now
3:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Oboe and Bassoon
Seattle Baroque / Ingrid Matthews
Michael McCraw, bassoon
Centaur 2538 Buy now
3:18 am Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4
Cleveland Orchestra / George Szell
Sony 38468 Buy now
3:44 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country
New Queen's Hall Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth
Argo 440116 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Johann Mayer: Schnofler-Dance
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013 Buy now
4:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 19
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 45714 Buy now
4:24 am Alexander Scriabin: Andante
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Constantine Orbelian
Delos 3244 Buy now
4:28 am David Diamond: The Enormous Room
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3119 Buy now
4:45 am Gabriel Faure: Ballade
Orchestra of Toulouse / Michel Plasson
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
EMI 47939 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Joan Manen: Miniatures: Brecolada and Copla
National Chamber Orchestra of Andorra / Gerard Claret
Nimbus 5570 Buy now
5:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 1
English Concert
Simon Standage, violin
Archiv 427316 Buy now
5:24 am Enrique Granados: Suite on Galician Songs: Homesickness
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra / Pablo Gonzalez
Naxos 8.573263 Buy now
5:31 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 4 "Fandango"
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769 Buy now
5:50 am Percy Grainger: Green Bushes
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Kenneth Montgomery
Philip Martin, piano
Chandos 8377 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Claude Debussy: Reverie
Turtle Island String Quartet
Windham Hill 11116 Buy now
6:06 am Hugo Alfven: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 "Midsummer Vigil"
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 80 Buy now
6:20 am Leopold Mozart: Trumpet Concerto
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 37846 Buy now
6:29 am Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus: Love Theme
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80657 Buy now
6:40 am Eric Whitacre: Alleluia
Eric Whitacre Singers / Eric Whitacre
London/Decca 16636 Buy now
6:50 am Marin Marais: The Bells of St. Genevieve
Spectre de la Rose
Naxos 550750 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 Orono, Maine, this week's program features violinist, educator, and composer Mark O'Connor as a special guest artist, and he brings his signature American fiddle sound to some exciting collaborations with the young performers on the show. We'll also hear the inspirational story of how studying music helped the young cellist on the program overcome major physical coordination challenges.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Franz Schubert: Fantasie for Piano Four-Hands
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901773 Buy now
10:23 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto alla rustica (Rustic Concerto)
The King's Violins / Bernard Labadie
Dorian 90255 Buy now
10:29 am Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana No. 1
Gil Shaham, violin
Oberlin 1604 Buy now
10:40 am Johann Hummel: Trumpet Concerto
German Chamber Philharmonic
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 16213 Buy now
11:07 am Miklos Rozsa: Lost Weekend: Love Theme
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 60773 Buy now
11:13 am Miklos Rozsa: Ben Hur: Love Theme
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Kennety Alwyn
Silva 1056 Buy now
11:16 am Miklos Rozsa: Ben Hur: Parade of the Charioteers
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn
Silva 1056 Buy now
11:21 am John Williams: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Fawkes the Phoenix
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Nic Raine
Warner 54928 Buy now
11:27 am Richard Rodney Bennett: Murder on the Orient Express: Waltz
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra / John Mauceri
Philips 438685 Buy now
11:33 am Patrick Doyle: Henry V: Non nobis domine
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle
EMI 49919 Buy now
11:42 am Alex North: Cleopatra: Antony and Cleopatra
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 60392 Buy now
11:47 am James Horner: The Mask of Zorro: Main Title
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80535 Buy now
11:52 am John Barry: The Lion in Winter Suite
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn
Silva 6015 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Josef Strauss: The Floating One (Die Schwebende) Polka
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra / Arthur Kulling
Marco Polo 223618 Buy now
12:06 pm Giuseppe Verdi: Joan of Arc: Overture
Philharmonic of La Scala / Riccardo Muti
Sony 68468 Buy now
12:14 pm Agustin Barrios: Choro de Saudade
Berta Rojas, guitar
ON Music 7488 Buy now
12:21 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1
Moscow Virtuosi / Saulius Sondeckis
Julia Zilberquit, piano
Warner 63686 Buy now
12:44 pm John Playford: Sweet William
Toronto Consort
Dorian 93247 Buy now
12:46 pm Gabriel Pierne: Divertissement on a Pastoral Theme
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Juanjo Mena
Chandos 10633 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Jules Massenet's "Werther"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Ambroise Thomas: Mignon: Connais-tu le pays?
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Olivieri-Munroe
Sol Gabetta, cello
RCA 35962 Buy now
5:07 pm Gaspard Fritz: Sinfonia No. 5
La Stagione Frankfurt / Michael Schneider
CPO 777696 Buy now
5:20 pm Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome
Saint Cecilia Orchestra / Daniele Gatti
Conifer 51292 Buy now
5:44 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight"
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 397 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
A Prairie Home Companion
with Chris Thiele
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Giancarlo Guerrero conducts the Nashville Symphony in Dvorak's Othello Overture and Brahms' Symphony No. 2. Plus you'll hear the Barber Violin Concerto.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Giacomo Puccini: Edgar: Prelude Act I
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Jacek Kaspszyk
Collins 1165 Buy now
10:06 pm George Frideric Handel: Passacaglia
Marion Hofmann, harp
Capriccio 10165 Buy now
10:13 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 2
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Herbert Blomstedt
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 468600 Buy now
10:35 pm Johann Christian Bach: Oboe Concerto
Berlin Chamber Orchestra / Max Pommer
Burkhard Glaetzner, oboe
Capriccio 10069 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Joaquin Turina: Toccata
Katrina Szederkenyi, harp
MSR 1527 Buy now
11:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 26
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
EMI 63585 Buy now
11:16 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Valery Gergiev
Gautier Capucon, cello
Virgin 94486 Buy now
11:36 pm Heino Eller: Dawn
Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
John Digney, oboe
Chandos 8525 Buy now
11:44 pm Muzio Clementi: Sonata for Two Pianos
Anagnoson & Kinton, duo pianos
Opening Day 7432 Buy now

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