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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am John Dowland: Lachrimae Tristes
Jakob Lindberg
Bis 315 Buy now
12:06 am Francisco Tarrega: Variations on "The Carnival of Venice"
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322 Buy now
12:14 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 1: Siciliano
Hilary Hahn, violin
London/Decca 28835 Buy now
12:20 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Andreas Delfs
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80704 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am John Field: Nocturne No. 3
Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
London/Decca 4789672 Buy now
1:06 am Lorenzo Zavateri: Concerto No. 10 "Pastorale"
Gottfried von der Goltz
DHM 77352 Buy now
1:17 am Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 57
Virgin 91097 Buy now
1:44 am Augusta Holmes: Ireland
Samuel Friedman
Marco Polo 223449 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am William Byrd: Pavane and Gigue
Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9930 Buy now
2:06 am Richard Danielpour: The Awakened Heart: Epiphany
Gerard Schwarz
Naxos 559712 Buy now
2:14 am Aaron Copland: Duo for Flute and Piano: Flowing
Sonora Slocum, flute
Affetto 1903 Buy now
2:22 am Louis Spohr: Double Quartet No. 3
Hyperion 22014 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Bass Tuba Concerto: Romance
Anne Manson
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1515 Buy now
3:06 am Noam Sivan: Improvisations on Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"
Yael Weiss, piano
Koch 7651 Buy now
3:19 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 14 "Spring"
Astree 8746 Buy now
3:53 am Gregory Brown: Spring
Eric Dudley
Navona 5989 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Carl Friedrich Abel: Overture No. 5: Andante
Paul Dombrecht
Passacaille 903 Buy now
4:06 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Golden Cockerel: Suite
Mikhail Pletnev
DG 447084 Buy now
4:34 am Alonso Mudarra: Fantasia which imitates the harp in the manner of Ludovico
ECM 2088 Buy now
4:40 am Federico Mompou: Intimate Impressions
Anita Pontremoli, piano
Centaur 2545 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Henriette Renie: Contemplation
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 446064 Buy now
5:06 am Robert Farnon: Lake of the Woods
Douglas Gamley
Reference 47 Buy now
5:16 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 6
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sony 42414 Buy now
5:36 am Armstrong Gibbs: Suite for Strings
Robert Salter
Hyperion 67093 Buy now
5:51 am Franz Lehar: The Merry Widow: Ballsirenen Waltz
Willi Boskovsky
EMI 74735 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am John B. Dykes: Lead, Kindly Light
Craig Jessop
Mormon Tabernacle 608 Buy now
6:06 am Erik Satie: The dreamy fish
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 473620 Buy now
6:13 am Claudio Monteverdi: Monteverdiana
Delos 3205 Buy now
6:20 am John Williams: Running Dog
John Williams, guitar
JCW 1 Buy now
6:23 am George Gershwin: Promenade (Walking the Dog)
JoAnn Falletta
John Fullam, clarinet
Naxos 559750 Buy now
6:29 am Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 22 "City of Light"
Alan Hovhaness
Naxos 559158 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
On this week┬'s broadcast of From the Top, the victorious finale from Stravinsky┬'s Firebird Suite is performed by a teenage pianist from Chicago. He┬'s joined by a teenage violinist using YouTube to provoke political dialogue, a talented 14-year-old pianist performing Beethoven, a young violinist whose musical roots spans two continents, and a 16-year-old saxophonist who paints a picturesque image of her life in Vermont.
 10 AM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Frederick Delius: In a Summer Garden
John Barbirolli
EMI 65119 Buy now
10:22 am Carl Nielsen: Look about one summer day
Michael Bojesen
Dacapo 220569 Buy now
10:26 am Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Summer
JoAnn Falletta
Nikki Chooi, violin
10:38 am Francis Poulenc: Les Biches (The Does)
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 9023 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am James Horner: Legends of the Fall: Legends of the Fall
James Horner
Sony 66462 Buy now
11:07 am Richard Hageman: Stagecoach: Narrative for Orchestra
Paul Bateman
Silva 1037 Buy now
11:15 am Ennio Morricone: A Fistfull of Dollars: Titoli
Ennio Morricone
London/Decca 25323 Buy now
11:19 am Ennio Morricone: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Ecstasy of Gold
Paul Bateman
Silva 1057 Buy now
11:25 am Ennio Morricone: Once Upon a Time in the West
John Williams
John Williams, guitar
Sony 63000 Buy now
11:31 am Ennio Morricone: The Hateful Eight: L'Inferno Bianco
Ennio Morricone
London/Decca 4769489 Buy now
11:37 am John Williams: The Cowboys: Overture
John Williams
Philips 420178 Buy now
11:48 am James Newton Howard: Hidalgo: The Final Three
James Newton Howard
Warner 5046727492 Buy now
11:53 am Elmer Bernstein: The Magnificent Seven
Elmer Bernstein
Denon 75288 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 88: 3rd movement
Adam Fischer
Nimbus 5269 Buy now
12:06 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty: Introduction and March
Mikhail Pletnev
DG 457634 Buy now
12:17 pm Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1: Finale
Andris Nelsons
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 19046 Buy now
12:30 pm Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio
Howard Griffiths
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Warner 24364 Buy now
12:39 pm Charlie Chaplin: Falling Star
Philippe Quint, violin
Warner 585381 Buy now
12:44 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Leonard Slatkin
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
RCA 61700 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with Paris Opera
Jules Massenet┬'s ┬"Manon.┬" Dan Ettinger conducts the Paris Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Featuring Pretty Yende (Manon); Benjamin Bernheim (Le Chevalier des Grieux); Ludovic Tezier (Lescaut); and Roberto Tagliavini (Le comte des Grieux).
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm John Playford: Three Country Dances
Jeremy Barlow
Harmonia Mundi 1901039 Buy now
5:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Oboes
Jeanne Lamon
Analekta 9815 Buy now
5:13 pm Lou Koster: Toute vie
Jonathan Kaell
Naxos 573330 Buy now
5:21 pm Sergei Prokofiev: Waltz Suite
Marin Alsop
Naxos 573518 Buy now
5:52 pm Francisco Pulgar Vidal: Cascay
Miguel Harth-Bedoya
Naxos 574266 Buy now
 6 PM
Saturday Evening Classics
6:01 pm Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Solveig's Song
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 82237 Buy now
6:07 pm Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier: Waltz Sequence No. 2
Thomas Schippers
Vox 5140 Buy now
6:15 pm Claude Debussy: Children's Corner: The Little Shepherd
Seong-Jin Cho, piano
DG 4798308 Buy now
6:20 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 2
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 13935 Buy now
6:47 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: Tales from the Vienna Woods
Erich Kunzel
King Keyes, zither
Telarc 80098 Buy now
 7 PM
7:01 pm Clara Schumann: Scherzo No. 2
Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano
London/Decca 4850020 Buy now
7:07 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni: La ci darem la mano
Myung-Whun Chung
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano
London/Decca 473380 Buy now
7:10 pm Franz Danzi: Fantasy on Mozart's "La ci darem la mano"
Jorg Faerber
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
RCA 61976 Buy now
7:22 pm Isaac Albeniz: Iberia: El Albaicin
Imogen Cooper, piano
Chandos 20119 Buy now
7:32 pm Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 10: Adagio
Osmo Vanska
Bis 2396 Buy now
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Julie Amacher
It┬'s the first night of the 2021 BBC Proms. Dalia Stasevska conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Vaughan Williams┬' Serenade to Music; Poulenc┬'s Organ Concerto and MacMillan┬'s When Soft Voices Die.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Henryk Gorecki: Five Marian Songs: We shall praise You forever
Grant Gershon
London/Decca 17184 Buy now
10:06 pm Jon Leifs: Icelandic Folk Dances
Osmo Vanska
Bis 830 Buy now
10:19 pm Chou Wen-Chung: Three Folk Songs
Xuefei Yang, guitar
London/Decca 4819139 Buy now
10:24 pm Alexander Scriabin: Symphony No. 4 "Poem of Ecstasy" ("Le Poeme de l'Extase")
Pierre Boulez
DG 459647 Buy now
10:48 pm Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro
Truls Mork, cello
Simax 1063 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Johan Svendsen: Symphony No. 1: 3rd movement
Mariss Jansons
EMI 49769 Buy now
11:06 pm Turlough O'Carolan: Carolan's Cup
Bjarte Eike, violin
Rubicon 1017 Buy now
11:11 pm Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"
George Szell
Sony 42417 Buy now
11:53 pm George Frideric Handel: Xerxes: Largo
Chen Yi, violin
OUR Recordings 220602 Buy now