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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Jules Massenet: Suite from Esclarmonde: Hymenee
Kenneth Jean
Marco Polo 223354 Buy now
12:06 am (Marie) Clemence de Grandval: Lamento
Lajos Lencses, oboe
Hanssler 98295 Buy now
12:10 am Gregorio Allegri: Miserere
John Rutter
Collegium 502 Buy now
12:27 am Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 8: Adagio
Georg Tintner
Naxos 554215 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am Amy Beach: Dreaming
Anna Shelest, piano
Sorel 15 Buy now
1:06 am Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Andris Nelsons
DG 4836659 Buy now
1:29 am Nikolay Myaskovsky: String Quartet No. 13
Cedille 127 Buy now
1:55 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Solitude
Jose Serebrier
Naxos 578305 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Agustin Barrios: Choro de Saudade
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80612 Buy now
2:06 am Frederick Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Andrew Davis
Teldec 90845 Buy now
2:18 am Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin: Forlane
Katerina Englichova, harp
Supraphon 4212 Buy now
2:25 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 6
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 64513 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Jean Sibelius: Lyric Waltz
Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 Buy now
3:06 am Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5: Adagietto
Osmo Vanska
Bis 2226 Buy now
3:19 am Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite No. 1
Murray Perahia, piano
DG 4796565 Buy now
3:35 am Michael Abels: Global Warming
Paul Freeman
Cedille 66 Buy now
3:44 am Wayne Shorter: Terra Incognita
Koch 7782 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena)
Marc Regnier, guitar
Reference 714 Buy now
4:06 am Wilhelm Stenhammar: Prelude and Bourree
Hannu Koivula
Naxos 572186 Buy now
4:23 am Claude Debussy: Arabesque No. 1
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80313 Buy now
4:28 am Emilie Mayer: Symphony No. 2
Leo McFall
CPO 555293 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Franz Schmidt: Notre Dame: Intermezzo
Lawrence Foster
Erato 88103 Buy now
5:06 am Cesar Franck: Prelude, Fugue, and Variation
Awadagin Pratt, piano
EMI 55293 Buy now
5:17 am Fanny Gordon: Bleeding Heart
Tomasz Radziwonowicz
Dux 0483 Buy now
5:22 am Johann Molter: Concerto Pastorale
Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8730 Buy now
5:35 am Joseph Marx: Spring Music
Steven Sloane
Naxos 573831 Buy now
 6 AM
with Angela Mariani
Catching Boccaccio - The Decameron, Giovanni Boccaccio’s masterpiece, was a collection of fantastic tales about escape from the Black Death. How did early composers like Arcadelt, Ferrabosco, and Sweelinck set his cheerful poetry?
 7 AM - 11 AM
Sunday Baroque
In the 19th century Julia Ward Howe helped lay the foundation for our annual celebration of Mother’s Day in this country. The poet and writer was an abolitionist and peace activist who appealed to women " especially mothers " with the hope that they’d be motivated to keep their children safe. You can enjoy a Mother’s Day celebration on Sunday Baroque.
 11 AM
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
11:01 am Traditional: Irish Roots Medley
Dorian 92157 Buy now
11:06 am Traditional Irish: The Salley Gardens
Andreas Scholl, countertenor
London/Decca 468499 Buy now
11:10 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Consecration of the House: Overture
Bernhard Klee
DG 453713 Buy now
11:23 am Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartet
Virgin 64546 Buy now
11:45 am Samuel Wesley: Symphony No. 4
Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9823 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Hubert Parry: Songs of Farewell: There is an old belief
Naxos 573825 Buy now
12:06 pm Emmanuel Chabrier: Espana
Eiji Oue
Reference 80 Buy now
12:14 pm Manuel de Falla: Spanish Folk Suite
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
EMI 73498 Buy now
12:28 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Overture burlesque
Chandos 512 Buy now
12:44 pm Antonin Dvorak: In Nature's Realm Overture
Seiji Ozawa
Philips 432996 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 5: Scherzo
Jose Serebrier
Warner 61434 Buy now
1:06 pm Qu Wei: Flower Drum
Xuefei Yang, guitar
London/Decca 4819139 Buy now
1:09 pm Johann Scheibe: Sinfonia
Andrew Manze
Chandos 550 Buy now
1:20 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 15
Claudio Abbado
Rudolf Serkin, piano
DG 415488 Buy now
1:48 pm Michael Torke: South
David Alan Miller
Ryan Roberts, oboe
Albany 1784 Buy now
 2 PM
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
2:01 pm Henry Purcell: Sonata No. 8
Chandos 8663 Buy now
2:06 pm Arthur Bird: Serenade: 4th movement
Eugene Corporon
Klavier 11071 Buy now
2:12 pm John Williams: Sabrina: Theme
John Williams
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 30629 Buy now
2:19 pm Richard Strauss: Death and Transfiguration (Tod und Verklarung)
Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80462 Buy now
2:45 pm Robert Schumann: Papillons (Butterflies)
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 1228 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Anthony Holborne: The Honeysuckle; The Fairy Round; The Night Watch
Jakob Lindberg, lute
Bis 2082 Buy now
3:06 pm Edgar Bainton: Three Pieces for Orchestra
Paul Daniel
Chandos 10460 Buy now
3:19 pm Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2
Pamela Frank, violin
London/Decca 455643 Buy now
3:40 pm Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3: 3rd movement
Michael Tilson Thomas
SFS 3 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Toccata Marziale
Donald Hunsberger
Sony 44916 Buy now
4:07 pm Giuseppe Verdi: String Quartet
Dabringhaus 3071495 Buy now
4:30 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Flute Concerto
Jacques Ogg
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Violetear 100 Buy now
4:52 pm William Grant Still: Suite for Violin and Piano: Mother and Child
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 139 Buy now
 5 PM - 7 PM
Sunday at the Symphony
Dawid Runtz conducts the Orchestra Sinfonia Iuventus in Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 1 and the Penderecki Aria from 3 Pieces in Old Style. Andrzej Wiercinski plays the Chopin Piano Concerto. Recorded October 17, 2020.
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Nikolaj Znaider conducts Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 and the Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture. Noah Bendix Balgley plays the Bruch Scottish Fantasy.
 9 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
9:01 pm Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid: Prairie Night
Hugh Wolff
Teldec 77310 Buy now
9:06 pm Gabriel Faure: Piano Trio
Berlin 1101 Buy now
9:26 pm Anne Boyd: As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
Paul Hillier
Dacapo 220597 Buy now
9:39 pm Anton Solnitz: Sinfonia No. 4
RadioNederland 92037 Buy now
9:51 pm Arvo Part: The Beatitudes
Jeremy Backhouse
EMI 65903 Buy now
 10 PM
WQED Organ Series
A recital by James Wetzel with music of Bach, Mozart and Rheinberger. Recorded at St. Paul Cathedral on August 2, 2020.
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
11:01 pm Alan Hovhaness: Nocturne
Susann McDonald, harp
Klavier 11004 Buy now
11:06 pm William Boyce: Trio Sonata No. 8
Peter Holman
Hyperion 67151 Buy now
11:17 pm Frank Martin: Mass for Double Choir
Robert Shaw
Telarc 80406 Buy now
11:48 pm Emmanuel Chabrier: Larghetto for Horn and Orchestra
John Eliot Gardiner
Ronald Janezic, horn
DG 447751 Buy now