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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Alan Hovhaness: Nocturne
Susann McDonald, harp
Klavier 11004 Buy now
12:06 am Mamiko Dis Ragnarsdottir: Fair Flowers
Dorian 92232 Buy now
12:22 am Josef Rheinberger: Abendlied (Evening Song)
John Eliot Gardiner
Soli Deo Gloria 731 Buy now
12:27 am Arthur Bliss: Meditations on a Theme of John Blow
Vernon Handley
EMI 47712 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Romance No. 1
Alfred Walter
Marco Polo 223214 Buy now
1:06 am Randy Newman: Family Album: Homage to Alfred, Emil and Lionel Newman
Gloria Cheng, piano
Harmonia Mundi 907635 Buy now
1:18 am Darius Milhaud: Scaramouche: Modere
Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Sony 89251 Buy now
1:25 am Edouard Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole
Daniel Barenboim
Itzhak Perlman, violin
DG 400032 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 15
Philip Hii, guitar
GSP 1024 Buy now
2:06 am Fanny Hunerwadel: Introductions, Variations and Rondo
Adalberto Maria Riva, piano
Cascavelle 1526 Buy now
2:20 am Gerald Finzi: Romance
Naxos 573825 Buy now
2:29 am Michel Camilo: Piano Concerto
Leonard Slatkin
Michel Camilo, piano
London/Decca 468817 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am John Williams: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens: Adagio
Gustavo Dudamel
DG 29939 Buy now
3:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Flute Sonata
Andrea Oliva, flute
Hyperion 67897 Buy now
3:21 am Philip Glass: Metamorphosis I
Bruce Brubaker, piano
Arabesque 6744 Buy now
3:28 am Charles Gounod: Symphony No. 2
Michel Plasson
EMI 63949 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Edward Elgar: The Capricious One
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 54352 Buy now
4:06 am Paul Hindemith: Harp Sonata
Elisabeth Plank, harp
Ars Produktion 38229 Buy now
4:18 am William Grant Still: Symphony No. 2 "Song of a New Race": 3rd movement
Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 9226 Buy now
4:23 am Bix Beiderbecke: In a Mist
Origin 33011 Buy now
4:28 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 18
Teldec 72480 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Johan Halvorsen: Dance of the Bajader
Terje Mikkelsen
Simax 1199 Buy now
5:06 am John Ireland: Sarnia: In a May Morning
David Curtis
Naxos 571372 Buy now
5:14 am Nathaniel Dett: Magnolia Suite: Magnolias
Clipper Erickson, piano
Navona 6013 Buy now
5:20 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
Rene Leibowitz
Chesky 81 Buy now
5:51 am Sebastian de Brossard: Trio Sonata
David Bates
Harmonia Mundi 807588 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Ola Gjeilo: Sacred Heart (Ubi Caritas III)
Ben Hancox, violin
London/Decca 24646 Buy now
6:06 am Alberto Ginastera: Piano Sonata No. 1
Gabriela Montero, piano
EMI 41144 Buy now
6:22 am Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Michael Stern
Reference 120 Buy now
6:41 am Gioacchino Rossini: Sonata No. 4
Minna Pensola, violin
Bis 2318 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
This week's From the Top is a special program celebrating Jewish contributions to classical music featuring concert pianist Lara Downes as guest host. We'll hear a 14-year-old share what it's like to grow up in a Korean and Jewish household, a new piece by a Jewish-American teenage composer gets its broadcast debut, and a spectacular 18-year-old clarinetist performs a movement from Leonard Bernstein's Sonata for Clarinet and Piano.
 10 AM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Daniel Barenboim
DG 4835251 Buy now
10:13 am Henri Rabaud: Divertissement on Russian Songs
Pierre Dervaux
EMI 63951 Buy now
10:27 am Ludovico Einaudi: Ascent
Ludovico Einaudi, piano
London/Decca 29843 Buy now
10:33 am Isaias Savio: Batucada
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000 Buy now
10:38 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 52
Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 429400 Buy now
 11 AM
11:02 am Richard Rodgers: Oklahoma!: Main Title
Keith Lockhart
RCA 63835 Buy now
11:07 am Various, arr. Alexander Courage: A Salute to Fred Astaire
John Williams
Philips 454727 Buy now
11:16 am Nacio Herb Brown: Singin' in the Rain: Main Theme
John Williams
Philips 411037 Buy now
11:21 am Frederick Loewe: Brigadoon: Heather on the Hill
Johnny Green
Gene Kelly, vocals
Rhino 56826 Buy now
11:29 am Marvin Hamlisch: A Chorus Line: Overture
John Williams
Philips 412132 Buy now
11:39 am Leonard Bernstein: On the Town: Times Square, 1944
Keith Lockhart
RCA 68786 Buy now
11:43 am Brian Easdale: The Red Shoes: Ballet
Rumon Gamba
Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot
Chandos 10636 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm John Ireland: A Downland Suite: Minuet
Julian Lloyd Webber
Naxos 573250 Buy now
12:06 pm Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 5
Yoav Talmi
Analekta 3156 Buy now
12:12 pm John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Simon Rattle
EMI 55051 Buy now
12:18 pm Franz Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 420644 Buy now
Pittsburgh Opera at Home
with Anna Singer
Enjoy recent performances by Pittsburgh Opera - including arias, overtures and choruses.
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Puccini's "Tosca"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Enrique Granados: Two Poetic Waltzes
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322 Buy now
5:07 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty: Grand Pas de Deux
Richard Bonynge
London/Decca 425468 Buy now
5:20 pm Laurel Zucker: Aurora Borealis
Laurel Zucker, flute
Cantilena 2013 Buy now
5:23 pm Amanda Rontgen-Maier: 6 Pieces for Violin and Piano
Thomas Albertus Irnberger, violin
Gramola 99153 Buy now
5:46 pm Bedrich Smetana: Ma vlast (My Country): Vltava (The Moldau)
Herbert von Karajan
DG 449900 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Bramwell Tovey conducts the Houston Symphony in Bernstein's Symphony No. 2 and the Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Agustin Barrios: Spring Waltz
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80373 Buy now
10:06 pm Malcolm Arnold: Three Shanties
Simax 1094 Buy now
10:14 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Leonard Slatkin
Barry Douglas, piano
RCA 5708 Buy now
10:52 pm Jules Massenet: Suite No. 1: Nocturne
Jean-Yves Ossonce
Naxos 553124 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm John Newton: Amazing Grace
Stephen Layton
Anna Cavaliero, soprano
Hyperion 68083 Buy now
11:06 pm Arthur Foote: At Dusk
Fenwick Smith, flute
Northeastern 227 Buy now
11:12 pm Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 7 "Song of the Night": 4th movement (Nachtmusik II)
Gustavo Dudamel
DG 21550 Buy now
11:27 pm Antonin Dvorak: Czech Suite
Libor Pesek
Virgin 90769 Buy now
11:51 pm Lucia Contini Anselmi: Sibylla Cumaea
Adalberto Maria Riva, piano
Cascavelle 1526 Buy now