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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Arvo Part: Variations for Arinushka
Elena Riu, piano
Linn 111 Buy now
12:06 am Agustin Barrios: The Cathedral (La Catedral)
John Williams, guitar
Sony 64396 Buy now
12:15 am Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto
Leonard Bernstein
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 427347 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Claude Debussy: Estampes: Pagodas
Zoltan Kocsis, piano
Philips 412118 Buy now
1:06 am Elfrida Andree: Piano Trio No. 1
Intim Musik 113 Buy now
1:33 am Claude Debussy: Heroic Berceuse
Louis de Froment
Vox 5053 Buy now
1:37 am Frank Bridge: Suite for Strings
David Garforth
Chandos 8390 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin: Menuet
Richard Hickox
Virgin 90765 Buy now
2:06 am Anna Segal: Harp Concertino
Rachel Talitman, harp
Harp & Co 505041 Buy now
2:30 am Rachel Portman: The Cider House Rules: Suite
David Snell
Sony 89031 Buy now
2:41 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Lute Suite No. 2
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 421434 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Gabriela Ortiz: Atlas-Pumas: 3rd movement
Shalini Vijayan, violin
Cambria 1211 Buy now
3:06 am George Rochberg: String Quartet No. 6: Variations on the Pachelbel Canon
New World 80551 Buy now
3:15 am Maddalena Laura Sirmen: Violin Concerto No. 5
JoAnn Falletta
Terry Baune, violin
Newport 60102 Buy now
3:38 am Federico Torroba: Sonatina
Norbert Kraft, guitar
Chandos 8857 Buy now
3:50 am Gustav Holst: The Planets: Venus
Colin Davis
Philips 422403 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Johannes Brahms: Four Waltzes
Opening Day 7415 Buy now
4:06 am Ernest Chausson: Chamber Concerto
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 4837244 Buy now
4:50 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Andante Cantabile
Lorin Maazel
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 93927 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Paris Quartet No. 6: 6th movement
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Virgin 91450 Buy now
5:06 am Mario Armengol: Matinal
Isabelle Perrin, harp
Quindecim 194 Buy now
5:10 am Anthony Holborne: Pavan
Virgin 90706 Buy now
5:15 am Arthur Somervell: Violin Concerto
Martyn Brabbins
Anthony Marwood, violin
Hyperion 67420 Buy now
5:49 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on Mozart's "Bei Mannern"
Zuill Bailey, cello
Delos 3326 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Charles-Marie Widor: Suite for Flute and Piano: Romance
Robert Langevin, flute
Bridge 9555 Buy now
6:06 am Leo Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet
Richard Bonynge
Joan Sutherland, soprano
London/Decca 421322 Buy now
6:14 am Niccolo Paganini: The Witches
Luca Fanfoni, violin
Dynamic 7749 Buy now
6:24 am Marguerite Monnot: Irma la Douce: Our Language of Love
Andre Previn
Rykodisc 10742 Buy now
6:27 am Carl Czerny: Andante e Polacca
Barry Tuckwell, horn
Etcetera 1121 Buy now
6:40 am Traditional English: Dives and Lazarus
William Vann
Albion 35 Buy now
6:44 am Edouard Lalo: Norwegian Fantasie
Thierry Fischer
Philippe Graffin, violin
Hyperion 67294 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 From the Top, we meet young musicians from Boston to Hawaii. A young composer hears the world premiere of her piece, a young cellist is granted the opportunity to buy his dream cello, a sister duo from Honolulu performs Sarasate, a young harpist collaborates with host/pianist Peter Dugan, and a teenage French horn player brings sensitivity and control to his performance of one of Strauss¬' gorgeous Nocturnes.
 10 AM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Robert Schumann: Hermann and Dorothea Overture
Johannes Wildner
Naxos 550608 Buy now
10:16 am Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: The Bamboula
Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano
London/Decca 4851683 Buy now
10:19 am Qu Wei: Flower Drum
Xuefei Yang, guitar
London/Decca 4819139 Buy now
10:24 am Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto
Claudio Abbado
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 469529 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Jerry Goldsmith: The Generals' March
Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80175 Buy now
11:14 am Elmer Bernstein: To Kill a Mockingbird: Main Title
Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80708 Buy now
11:19 am Dimitri Tiomkin: The Guns of Navarone
David Willcocks
Unicorn 9047 Buy now
11:32 am Max Steiner: Casablanca Suite
Charles Gerhardt
RCA 422 Buy now
11:42 am Richard Rodney Bennett: Murder on the Orient Express: Waltz
John Mauceri
Philips 438685 Buy now
11:46 am Miklos Rozsa: Spellbound Concerto
John Mauceri
Stephen Hough, piano
Philips 442425 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Johannes Brahms: Ballade No. 1
Opening Day 7415 Buy now
12:06 pm George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 5: Allegro
Martin Pearlman
Telarc 80253 Buy now
12:10 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter": Finale
Mathieu Herzog
Naive 5457 Buy now
12:19 pm Bernhard Crusell: Clarinet Quartet No. 3
Osmo Vanska, clarinet
Bis 741 Buy now
12:47 pm Maurice Ravel: Introduction and Allegro
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Oberlin 1304 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with National Opera Bordeaux Aquitaine
Anton Rubenstein¬'s ¬"The Demon.¬" Paul Daniel conducts the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine. Featuring Luc Bertin-Hugault (Old Servant of Prince Sinodal); Svetlana Lifar (Nanny); Alexandros Stavrakakis (Prince Gudal); and Ray Chenez (The Angel.)
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Richard Hol: Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9952 Buy now
5:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 42: Sinfonia
Ottavio Dantone
London/Decca 4782718 Buy now
5:13 pm John Johnson: Carman's Whistle
Jakob Lindberg, lute
Bis 2082 Buy now
5:17 pm Cesar Franck: Violin Sonata
Vadim Repin, violin
DG 4778794 Buy now
5:47 pm Christoph Forster: Horn Concerto
Nicholas McGegan
Alec Frank-Gemmill, horn
Bis 2315 Buy now
 6 PM
Saturday Evening Classics
6:01 pm Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Somewhere
Keith Lockhart
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7792 Buy now
6:06 pm Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Herbert von Karajan
DG 410026 Buy now
6:22 pm Franz Schubert (the OTHER one): The Bee (Die Biene)
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
EMI 54576 Buy now
6:23 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes
Hyperion 67381 Buy now
6:40 pm Traditional Bulgarian: Bucimis (Folk Dance)
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 19758 Buy now
6:44 pm Franz Liszt: Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Tunes
Jun'ichi Hirokami
Barry Douglas, piano
RCA 7916 Buy now
 7 PM
7:01 pm Frederick Delius: Hassan: Intermezzo and Serenade
Richard Hickox
EMI 65067 Buy now
7:07 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz)
Claudio Abbado
DG 431628 Buy now
7:18 pm Henry Thacker Burleigh: From the Southland: A Jubilee
Jeni Slotchiver, piano
Zoho 202008 Buy now
7:23 pm Friedrich Hartmann Graf: Concerto for Flute, Strings and Two Horns
Johannes Moesus
Gaby Pas-van Riet, flute
CPO 777724 Buy now
7:39 pm Ron Goodwin: New Zealand Suite
Ron Goodwin
Marco Polo 223518 Buy now
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Julie Amacher
The 2021 BBC Proms continues with Elim Chan conducting the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Purcell¬'s Dido¬'s Lament and Brahms¬' Symphony No. 4. Sol Gabetta plays the Saint-Saens¬' Cello Concerto No. 1.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Henri Dutilleux: Au gre des ondes: Prelude en Berceuse; Claquettes
Robert Levin, piano
ECM 2105 Buy now
10:06 pm Charles-Marie Widor: Introduction and Rondo
Alexandre Bloch
Annelien Van Wauwe, clarinet
Pentatone 808 Buy now
10:15 pm Jean-Joseph Mondonville: Sonata No. 4
Marc Minkowski
Archiv 474550 Buy now
10:27 pm Gabriel Faure: Piano Quintet No. 1
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
EMI 62548 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Stefania de Kenessey: Magic Forest Dances: Flower Nymphs
William Meredith, oboe
North/South 1023 Buy now
11:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 1: Bourees
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67451 Buy now
11:12 pm Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 6
Christoph von Dohnanyi
London/Decca 430204 Buy now
11:55 pm Stephan Koncz: The Lark
Nikoloz Rachveli
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
DG 4838586 Buy now