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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am John Johnson: Good Night and Good Rest
Jakob Lindberg, lute
Bis 2082 Buy now
12:06 am Antonin Dvorak: Silent Woods
Edgar Moreau, cello
Erato 46369 Buy now
12:14 am Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1
Simon Rattle
EMI 67254 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut: Prelude to Act 2
Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 2141 Buy now
1:06 am Leroy Anderson: Piano Concerto
Leonard Slatkin
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Naxos 559313 Buy now
1:27 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4: Andantino
Leonard Bernstein
DG 429778 Buy now
1:40 am Giacomo Meyerbeer: Robert le Diable: Ballet of the Nuns
Michal Nesterowicz
Naxos 573076 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 4: Prelude
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67451 Buy now
2:06 am Jennifer Higdon: Oboe Concerto
Giancarlo Guerrero
James Button, oboe
Naxos 559823 Buy now
2:26 am Sergei Prokofiev: Summer Night Suite
Mikhail Pletnev
DG 445830 Buy now
2:47 am Patrick Doyle: Sense and Sensibility: Suite
Robert Ziegler
Sony 62258 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Jaime Zenamon: Reflexoes No. 6: Doloroso
Rupert Boyd, guitar
Dorian 92217 Buy now
3:06 am Astor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 63122 Buy now
3:19 am Dia Succari: Paroles - Suite for Clarinet and Orchestra: III. Parole du Matin a la Rose
Manuel Nawri
Kinan Azmeh, clarinet
Dreyer Gaido 21114 Buy now
3:26 am Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 1 "Slavyanskaya"
Neeme Jarvi
Orfeo 93101 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Morten Lauridsen: Sure on this Shining Night
Craig Hella Johnson
Harmonia Mundi 907534 Buy now
4:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations (Ah, vous dirais-je, Maman)
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421369 Buy now
4:22 am Carlos Salzedo: Scintillation
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71273 Buy now
4:32 am Etienne Mehul: Symphony No. 1
Marc Minkowski
Erato 45026 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Eduard Strauss: Treuliebchen (True Love) Polka
Mika Eichenholz
Marco Polo 223471 Buy now
5:06 am Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena)
Andrew Litton
Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Sony 42122 Buy now
5:12 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 24
Maurizio Pollini, piano
DG 59 Buy now
5:24 am Robert Fuchs: Serenade No. 4
Christian Ludwig
Naxos 572607 Buy now
5:50 am Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Eiji Oue
Reference 80 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Russian Dance
Michael Tilson Thomas
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 94832 Buy now
6:06 am Rick Sowash: Fantasia on Shenandoah
John Bell, guitar
Gasparo 236 Buy now
6:21 am William Grant Still: Summerland
Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin
MSR 1278 Buy now
6:26 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto
Jeffrey Tate
Ole Edvard Antonsen, trumpet
EMI 54897 Buy now
6:42 am Dmitri Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No. 3
Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 7000 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 Center for the Arts at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, this week's From the Top features guest hosts Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Roe of the dynamic piano duo Anderson and Roe. We meet a 12-year-old pianist whose performance evokes images of Haydn as a young boy, a bassoonist who uses social media to inspire his musical growth, and an up-and-coming mezzo soprano returns to From the Top.
 10 AM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Gioacchino Rossini: Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Roger Norrington
EMI 54091 Buy now
10:11 am Baldassare Galuppi: Flute Concerto
Claudio Scimone
James Galway, flute
RCA 61164 Buy now
10:25 am Paul Hermann: String Trio
Cedille Records 189 Buy now
10:33 am Frederic Chopin: Fantasy on Polish Airs
Kazimierz Kord
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6702 Buy now
10:50 am Niels Gade: Symphony No. 2: Finale
Neeme Jarvi
Bis 355 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Nino Rota: The Clowns
Derek Wadsworth
Silva 1024 Buy now
11:06 am Joe Hisaishi: Princess Mononoke: Princess Mononoke
Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8726 Buy now
11:12 am Michel Legrand: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg: I Will Wait for You
Jessye Norman, soprano
Philips 422401 Buy now
11:18 am Ennio Morricone: The Mission: Suite
Paul Bateman
Silva 1057 Buy now
11:32 am Georges Delerue: Le Mepris: Camille
Stephane Deneve
Renaud Capucon, violin
Erato 33936 Buy now
11:37 am Georges Delerue: Steel Magnolias: Suite
Varese Sarabande 66460 Buy now
11:42 am Nino Rota: The Leopard (Il Gattopardo): Dances
Riccardo Muti
Sony 66279 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Erik Satie: Gold Dust Waltz
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 421713 Buy now
12:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 54853 Buy now
12:12 pm Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Valery Gergiev
Philips 468526 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 "Turandot"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Joseph Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne: Shepherd's Song
Kent Nagano
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Erato 96559 Buy now
5:06 pm Percy Grainger: Walking Tune
Kenneth Montgomery
Chandos 8377 Buy now
5:10 pm Dario Castello: Sonata No. 8
John Holloway, violin
ECM 2106 Buy now
5:17 pm Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8610 Buy now
5:50 pm George Chadwick: Jubilee
Howard Hanson
Mercury 434337 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
A live broadcast from Town Hall in New York, NY
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Lionel Bringuier conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Gershwin's Cuban Overture and An American in Paris. Helene Grimaud plays the Ravel Piano Concerto in G.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Harold Budd: In Delius' Sleep
Harold Budd, piano
New Albion 66 Buy now
10:06 pm Alexander Glazunov: Novelette (Valse)
Delos 3262 Buy now
10:14 pm Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
Louis Lane
Telarc 80078 Buy now
10:38 pm Bohuslav Martinu: Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano
Bis 653 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Frank Bridge: Lament
William Boughton
Nimbus 5366 Buy now
11:06 pm Mauro Giuliani: Gran Sonata Eroica
Martha Masters, guitar
GSP 1031 Buy now
11:18 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 5 "Egyptian"
Sakari Oramo
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67331 Buy now
11:46 pm Franz Schubert: Octet: 1st movement
Nonesuch 79046 Buy now