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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Henriette Renie: Contemplation
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 446064 Buy now
12:06 am Gerald Finzi: Fall of the Leaf (Elegy for Orchestra)
Richard Hickox
EMI 64721 Buy now
12:17 am Arnold Bax: In Memoriam
Leslie Reed, English horn
RCM 19801 Buy now
12:27 am Joan Manen: Concierto Espagnol
Lawrence Foster
Mark Kaplan, violin
Koch 7531 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am David Fraser: Lord Lovat's Lament
Donald Fraser
Avie 2391 Buy now
1:07 am Camille Saint-Saens: Winter Serenade (Serenade d'Hiver)
Albany 273 Buy now
1:12 am David Maslanka: Desert Roads: 1st movement
Stephen K. Steele
David Gresham, clarinet
Albany 1010 Buy now
1:21 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 7 "Archduke"
Philips 438948 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Mark O'Connor: Appalachia Waltz
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 64114 Buy now
2:06 am Gioacchino Rossini: Bassoon Concerto
Janne Nisonen
Jaakko Luoma, bassoon
Ondine 1324 Buy now
2:24 am Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima"
Signum 117 Buy now
2:41 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 6
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar
RCA 60421 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Russian Dance
Michael Tilson Thomas
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 94832 Buy now
3:06 am Andrew Schultz: The Meaning of Water
Alice Giles
Tall Poppies 204 Buy now
3:14 am Maurice Ravel: La Valse
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 8903 Buy now
3:28 am Ludovic Lamothe: La Dangereuse
William Chapman Nyaho, piano
MSR 1242 Buy now
3:33 am Fela Sowande: African Suite
Mario Bernardi
CBC 5135 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Claude Debussy: Images, Book 2: Cloches a travers les feuilles (Bells through the leaves)
Seong-Jin Cho, piano
DG 4798308 Buy now
4:06 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1
Andrew Litton
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67501 Buy now
4:40 am Peter Tchaikovsky: The Seasons: April (Snowdrop)
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 11758 Buy now
4:44 am Anton Arensky: Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
Saulius Sondeckis
Sony 58976 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Eric Whitacre: Water Night
Noel Edison
Naxos 559677 Buy now
5:06 am Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 6 "Tragic": Andante
Yoel Levi
Telarc 80444 Buy now
5:23 am Truman Harris: Flowers
Alice Kogan Weinreb, flute
Naxos 559858 Buy now
5:32 am George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Michael Tilson Thomas
Sony 93018 Buy now
5:52 am Jules Massenet: Thais: Meditation
Herbert von Karajan
Michel Schwalbe, violin
DG 445282 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Armstrong Gibbs: Almayne
Robert Salter
Hyperion 67093 Buy now
6:06 am Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Dorian 92166 Buy now
6:13 am Jose Luis Merlin: Evocacion
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
London/Decca 30836 Buy now
6:17 am Clarice Assad: Impressions: Suite for Chamber Orchestra
NSS Music 8 Buy now
6:39 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto
Jean-Pierre Rampal
Pierre Pierlot, oboe
Sony 35875 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 Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek, Colorado, this week's From the Top features the ground-breaking violinist Charles Yang as guest host. He'll share the stage with a joyful teenager whose winning personality propelled her to take home the gold medal at the prestigious 2018 Stulberg International String Competition. We'll also meet a young erhu player, an instrument known to some as the "Chinese violin", who plays "Taichi Warrior of Erhu" by Chen Jun.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Edvard Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Neville Marriner
Hanssler 98128 Buy now
10:13 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 10 "Gran Partita": Theme and Variations
Robert Johnson
NY Philomusica 142 Buy now
10:24 am Skylar Grey: Moving Mountains
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
London/Decca 30836 Buy now
10:29 am Leonard Cohen: Famous Blue Raincoat
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
London/Decca 30836 Buy now
10:34 am Reinhold Gliere: Horn Concerto
Werner Andreas Albert
Marie Luise Neunecker, horn
Schwann 313572 Buy now
11:29 am Randy Newman: The Natural: Suite
Summit 310 Buy now
11:37 am James Horner: Field of Dreams: End Credits
James Horner
RCA 3060 Buy now
11:37 am James Horner: Field of Dreams: The Place Where Dreams Come True
James Horner
RCA 3060 Buy now
11:42 am James Horner: Field of Dreams: The Place Where Dreams Come True
James Horner
RCA 3060 Buy now
11:51 am James Horner: Field of Dreams: End Credits
James Horner
RCA 3060 Buy now
11:55 am Hans Zimmer: A League of Their Own: The Final Game
Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80468 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin: Menuet
Hugh Wolff
Teldec 74006 Buy now
12:06 pm Stefania de Kenessey: Shades of Darkness: Tawny Rose
North/South Recordings 1023 Buy now
12:17 pm Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80321 Buy now
12:24 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 8
Jeffrey Tate
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 432086 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
Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Tomas Breton: La verbena de la Paloma: Prelude
Antoni Ros Marba
Valois 4725 Buy now
5:06 pm Carlo Lonati: Sinfonia
Brilliant 95590 Buy now
5:17 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 1: Courantes
Hilary Hahn, violin
London/Decca 28835 Buy now
5:26 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
Andrew Litton
Virgin 59699 Buy now
5:44 pm Georges Bizet: Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetee (Flower Song)
Marco Armiliato
Jonas Kaufmann, tenor
London/Decca 10837 Buy now
5:48 pm Shi Wanchun: Festival Overture
Zuohuang Chen
Philips 464004 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
JoAnn Falletta conducts the Buffalo Philharmonic in Weber's Invitation to the Dance and Strauss' Suite from Der Rosenkavalier. James Ehnes plays the Korngold Violin Concert.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Giaches de Wert: Giunto alla tomba
Gabriele Palomba, lute
Glossa 80911 Buy now
10:06 pm Jessie Montgomery: Strum
Azica 71302 Buy now
10:13 pm Lou Koster: Ouverture legere
Jonathan Kaell
Naxos 573330 Buy now
10:25 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet
Hyperion 67313 Buy now
10:41 pm Heino Eller: The Night Callings
Olari Elts
Ondine 1335 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Elliott Carter: Elegy
Gerard Schwarz
Nonesuch 79002 Buy now
11:06 pm Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 2
Ronald Corp
Hyperion 66365 Buy now
11:09 pm Francis Poulenc: Flute Sonata
Paige Brook, flute
NY Philomusica 22 Buy now
11:23 pm Nikolai Tcherepnin: Enchanted Kingdom
Mikhail Pletnev
DG 447084 Buy now
11:38 pm Antonin Dvorak: Terzetto
(Selected members)
Bayer 100145 Buy now