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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Dmitri Shostakovich: Pirogov: Waltz
Constantine Orbelian
Delos 3257 Buy now
12:06 am Peteris Vasks: Lonely Angel
Jeffrey Kahane
Margaret Batjer, violin
Bis 2309 Buy now
12:21 am Vasily Kalinnikov: Symphony No. 1
Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8611 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata
Pedja Muzijevic, piano
Albany 1039 Buy now
1:06 am Edvard Grieg: Symphony
Neeme Jarvi
DG 427321 Buy now
1:39 am Franz Schubert: Wiegenlied (Lullaby)
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 139 Buy now
1:42 am Richard Danielpour: Symphony for Strings "...For Love is Strong as Death...": 3rd movement
Misha Rachlevsky
Naxos 559857 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Gioacchino Rossini: Andante with Variations
Marc Grauwels, flute
Marco Polo 220441 Buy now
2:07 am Einojuhani Rautavaara: Fantasia
Kristjan Jarvi
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Avie 2385 Buy now
2:21 am Cyril Scott: Aubade
Martyn Brabbins
Chandos 10407 Buy now
2:33 am Robert Schumann: Fantasy Pieces
Lara Downes, piano
Tritone 2019 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Ron Nelson: Sarabande: For Katharine in April
Howard Hanson
Mercury 434347 Buy now
3:06 am George Frideric Handel: Sonata No. 11
EMI 49201 Buy now
3:13 am Charlie Chaplin: Modern Times: Smile
Jason Max Ferdinand
Gia 1087 Buy now
3:19 am Mauro Giuliani: Guitar Concerto No. 3
Raymond Leppard
Angel Romero, guitar
EMI 47986 Buy now
3:47 am Michael Abels: Winged Creatures
Allen Tinkham
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Cedille 187 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Stephen Hough: On Falla
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67565 Buy now
4:06 am Arianna Savall: Ave Maris Stella
Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano
Carpe Diem 16314 Buy now
4:12 am Joaquin Turina: Ninerias
Mirian Conti, piano
Albany 1642 Buy now
4:28 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Concerto Serenade
Enrique Batiz
Nancy Allen, harp
EMI 67435 Buy now
4:51 am Manuel de Falla: Melodia
Dorothea von Albrecht, cello
KlangWelten 20040 Buy now
4:55 am Manuel de Falla: Romanza
Dorothea von Albrecht, cello
KlangWelten 20040 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Tonu Korvits: Leaving Capri
Risto Joost
Ondine 1349 Buy now
5:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Oboes
Jeanne Lamon
Analekta 9815 Buy now
5:13 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight"
Andre Watts, piano
EMI 64600 Buy now
5:31 am Chevalier de Meude-Monpas: Violin Concerto No. 4
Daniel Hege
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 35 Buy now
5:50 am Claude Debussy: Nocturnes: Nuages (Clouds)
Daniel Barenboim
DG 437934 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 5
Sergiu Comissiona
CBC 5143 Buy now
6:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 40
Gilbert Kalish, piano
Nonesuch 79162 Buy now
6:16 am Will Gregory: Orbit
Jess Gillam, soprano saxophone
DG 4851062 Buy now
6:23 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Neville Marriner
Philips 422502 Buy now
6:44 am Anton Arensky: Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
William Boughton
Nimbus 7020 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/ Peter Dugan
Hosted by Orli Shaham, From the Top broadcasts from Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center in New York.
 10 AM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Thomas Morley: Now is the month of maying
EMI 49265 Buy now
10:09 am Peter Tchaikovsky: The Seasons: May (Starlight Nights)
Lydia Artymiw, piano
Chandos 8349 Buy now
10:15 am Philip Glass: The Hours Suite: The Hours
Mark Shapiro
Gregory Harrington, violin
Estile 2020 Buy now
10:25 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Kent Nagano
Till Fellner, piano
ECM 2114 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am John Barry: King Kong: Prelude and Love Theme
Silva 1128 Buy now
11:06 am Franz Waxman: Sunset Boulevard: Prelude
Joel McNeely
Varese Sarabande 66316 Buy now
11:12 am Nacio Herb Brown: Singin' in the Rain: Main Theme
John Williams
Philips 411037 Buy now
11:18 am David Raksin: The Bad and the Beautiful: Suite
David Raksin
RCA 1490 Buy now
11:37 am Ludovic Bourse: The Artist: Ouverture
Ernst Van Tiel
Sony 97895 Buy now
11:38 am Ludovic Bourse: The Artist: Waltz for Peppy
Ernst Van Tiel
Sony 97895 Buy now
11:42 am Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso
John Mauceri
Gil Shaham, violin
Philips 446681 Buy now
11:50 am Thomas Newman: Saving Mr. Banks: selections
Thomas Newman
Walt Disney 193110 Buy now
 12 PM
12:00 pm Alfred Uhl: Four Pieces: Dudelsack and Waltz
Albany 834 Buy now
12:06 pm Claude Debussy: Images, Book 1: Reflets dans l'eau (Reflections in the Water)
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3006 Buy now
12:13 pm Arvo Part: Spiegel im Spiegel (Mirror in the Mirror)
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
DG 15203 Buy now
12:26 pm Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto No. 1
Luis Antonio Garcia Navarro
Narciso Yepes, guitar
PentaTone 202 Buy now
Pittsburgh Opera Preview
with Anna Singer
A preview of Pittsburgh Opera's production of Handel's "Semele" with artist interviews and musical excerpts.
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Donizetti’s “Roberto Devereux”
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Maurice Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes: No. 8
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
EMI 46734 Buy now
5:07 pm Leopold Mozart: Trumpet Concerto
Raymond Leppard
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 57497 Buy now
5:18 pm Richard Danielpour: The Enchanted Garden: Childhood Memory
Xiayin Wang, piano
Naxos 559669 Buy now
5:21 pm Arnold Bax: The Garden of Fand
Vernon Handley
Chandos 10362 Buy now
5:40 pm Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Pierre Boulez
Philippe Entremont, piano
Sony 45842 Buy now
 6 PM
Saturday Evening Classics
6:01 pm Carl Friedrich Abel: Overture No. 5: Andante
Paul Dombrecht
Passacaille 903 Buy now
6:07 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni: Madamina, il catalogo e questo
Philips 422545 Buy now
6:11 pm Ottorino Respighi: Berceuse (Lullaby)
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 139 Buy now
6:16 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Claudio Abbado
DG 423590 Buy now
6:51 pm George Frideric Handel: Oboe Concerto No. 1
Trevor Pinnock
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 40329 Buy now
 7 PM
7:01 pm Erich Korngold: The Prince and the Pauper
Charles Gerhardt
RCA 185 Buy now
7:06 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Dance of the Little Swans
Georg Solti
London/Decca 425516 Buy now
7:08 pm Giovanni Fontana: Sonata No. 4
Atma 2809 Buy now
7:15 pm Mauro Giuliani: Guitar Concerto No. 1
George Malcolm
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 417617 Buy now
7:40 pm Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto No. 11
Simon Standage
Chandos 663 Buy now
7:48 pm Florent Schmitt: Legende
JoAnn Falletta
Nikki Chooi, violin
Naxos 574138 Buy now
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Julie Amacher
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Tarantella
Stein-Erik Olsen, guitar
Simax 1084 Buy now
10:06 pm George Walker: Serenata for Chamber Orchestra
Edwin London
Albany 270 Buy now
10:19 pm Robert Volkmann: Symphony No. 2
Werner Andreas Albert
CPO 999151 Buy now
10:45 pm Nina Kotova: Reminiscense
Constantine Orbelian
Nina Kotova, cello
Philips 462612 Buy now
10:50 pm Richard Strauss: Munich: A Memory Waltz
Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Koch 6534 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Two Bagatelles
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano
Hyperion 68237 Buy now
11:07 pm Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 6
Osmo Vanska
Bis 2006 Buy now
11:37 pm Missy Mazzoli: Vespers for Violin
Jennifer Koh, violin
Cedille 191 Buy now
11:43 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vespers: Gladsome Light
Sigvards Klava
Ondine 1206 Buy now
11:48 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto
Claudio Scimone
James Galway, flute
RCA 7928 Buy now