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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am William Ferris: Snowcarols: In the Bleak Midwinter
William Ferris Chorale / Paul French
Cedille 101 Buy now
12:06 am Traditional; Eva Saether: Unst Boat Song; Fastan; Hur var du i aftes sa sildig; The Dromer
Danish String Quartet
ECM 2550 Buy now
12:18 am Christoph Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
London Mozart Players
James Galway, flute
RCA 63725 Buy now
12:27 am Johannes Brahms: Serenade No. 2
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80522 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Lou Harrison: Two Pastorales
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra / Dennis Russell Davies
MusicMasters 67089 Buy now
1:06 am George Frideric Handel: Sonata for Flute and Continuo (Halle No. 3)
Frans Bruggen, flute
Sony 60100 Buy now
1:13 am Juan Garcia de Zespedes: Convidando esta la noche
Ensemble Caprice / Matthias Maute
Analekta 9957 Buy now
1:19 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 "Les adieux"
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 446093 Buy now
1:36 am Igor Stravinsky: A Card Game (Jeu de cartes)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 9014 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Giuseppe Verdi: Il finto Stanislao: Overture
Philharmonic of La Scala / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 4831148 Buy now
2:06 am Hubert Parry: An English Suite
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5366 Buy now
2:27 am Vilnis Salaks: On Christmas Eve
New York Latvian Concert Choir / Andres Jansons
Inese Berzina, soprano
Albany 1040 Buy now
2:43 am Oliver Davis: Flight
London Symphony Orchestra / Paul Bateman
Kerenza Peacock, violin
Signum 411 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am William Lawes: Harp Consort No. 3
Les Voix Humaines
Maxine Eilander, harp
Atma 2372 Buy now
3:06 am Traditional: Huron Carol; A la nanita nana
Robert DeCormier Singers / Robert DeCormier
Arabesque 6684 Buy now
3:14 am Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso: Love Theme
Czech National Symphony Orchestra / Ennio Morricone
London/Decca 25323 Buy now
3:18 am Traditional: Personent hodie; Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
St. Jacob's Chamber Choir / Gary Graden
Lisa Rydberg, violin
Bis 5031 Buy now
3:29 am Louise Farrenc: Nonet for Strings and Winds
Philippe Bernold, flute
Naive 5033 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Jules Massenet: Suite from Esclarmonde: Hymenee
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Jean
Marco Polo 223354 Buy now
4:06 am Massimo Paris: X'mas Suite
Los Romeros / Massimo Paris
DG 17474 Buy now
4:30 am Franz Liszt: A Faust Symphony: Gretchen
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
EMI 68595 Buy now
4:45 am Franz Schubert: Violin Sonatina No. 1
Anne Gastinel, cello
Naive 5152 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Tamezo Narita: The Seawall Song
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Denon 7330 Buy now
5:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 23
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 45544 Buy now
5:16 am Traditional: Spanish Carols and Dances
WGBH 4010 Buy now
5:24 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 410500 Buy now
5:45 am Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo No. 2
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3230 Buy now
5:52 am Traditional: Away in a Manger; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Ambrosian Singers / Vaughan Meakins
Intersound 2856 Buy now
 6 AM - 10 AM
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 10 AM
Mid-day Classics
10:01 am Antonio Vivaldi: La verita in cimento: Sinfonia
The King's Violins / Mathieu Lussier
Atma 2602 Buy now
10:06 am Reinhold Gliere: The Red Poppy: Russian Sailor's Dance
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony 44725 Buy now
10:10 am Traditional: Jingle Bells; O Come All Ye Faithful; Joy to the World
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7345 Buy now
10:16 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra / Evgeny Svetlanov
Hyperion 66399 Buy now
10:33 am Traditional: Three Carols
Pro Arte Singers / Paul Hillier
Harmonia Mundi 907233 Buy now
10:41 am Edward Elgar: Wand of Youth Suite No. 2
Ulster Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8318 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Henry Schoenefeld: Characteristic Suite: Scherzo
Gowanus Arts Ensemble / Reuben Blundell
New Focus 166 Buy now
11:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Concerto No. 3
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 56960 Buy now
11:24 am John Playford: Christmas Medley
The Playfords
Coviello 21012 Buy now
11:30 am Franz Waxman: Carmen Fantasy
London Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Nonesuch 79464 Buy now
11:43 am George Frideric Handel: Organ Concerto No. 9 "Hallelujah"
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Marie-Claire Alain, organ
Boston Skyline 136 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Frederic Curzon: Robin Hood Suite: March of the Bowmen
East of England Orchestra / Malcolm Nabarro
ASV 2069 Buy now
12:06 pm Traditional French: Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Dean Shostak, glass armonica
Dean Shostak 100 Buy now
12:10 pm Pieter Hellendaal: Concerto No. 5
Combattimento Consort Amsterdam / Jan Willem de Vriend
RadioNederland 92019 Buy now
12:29 pm Traditional: Christmas Medley
Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 462050 Buy now
12:39 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 453460 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Various: A Medley of Carols
The Choral Project / Daniel Hughes
Clarion 941 Buy now
1:06 pm Arnold Bax: Morning Song "Maytime in Sussex"
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Margaret Fingerhut, piano
Chandos 8516 Buy now
1:16 pm John Rutter/Traditional: Shepherd's Pipe Carol; Coventry Carol; In dulci jubilo; The First Nowell
London Brass
Teldec 46443 Buy now
1:29 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Cleveland Orchestra / George Szell
Robert Marcellus, clarinet
Sony 62424 Buy now
 2 PM - 6 PM
Afternoon Classics
with Anna Singer
WQED-FM's Anna Singer hosts your afternoon and drive time classical music - complete with BBC Newscasts, weather and the latest arts news.
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:01 pm Antonio Bazzini: The Dance of the Goblins (La ronde des Lutins)
Itzhak Perlman, violin
RCA 62516 Buy now
6:06 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus: Overture
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Walter Weller
Chandos 7028 Buy now
6:13 pm Traditional: Three English Carols
Arturo Delmoni, violin
John Marks 12 Buy now
6:19 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1
Arion / Jaap ter Linden 7753 Buy now
6:41 pm Traditional French: Five French Carols
Arsys Bourgogne / Pierre Cao
Naive 5319 Buy now
6:52 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Wedding Cake
Northwest Sinfonietta / Christophe Chagnard
Joel Fan, piano
Reference 134 Buy now
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
The 2016 Pittsburgh Concert Chorale Holiday concert. Plus the September 2017 concert by the Ferla-Marcinizyn Guitar Duo from Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Don't Shoot the Piano Player - Starting with the earliest piano trios from Joseph Haydn, a presentation of the best of chamber music that includes the piano- piano trios, quartets, quintets, and more.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Medley: Bach's Bells; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Canadian Brass
Steinway & Sons 30027 Buy now
10:06 pm Johann Muthel: Polonaise
Musica Alta Ripa
Dabringhaus 3090452 Buy now
10:09 pm Peter Warlock: Capriol Suite
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 55052 Buy now
10:22 pm Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto
Academy of London / Richard Stamp
Ray Still, oboe
Virgin 90813 Buy now
10:47 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: The Seasons: December (Christmas)
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 11758 Buy now
10:51 pm Robert Volkmann: Serenade No. 1
German Chamber Academy / Johannes Goritzki
CPO 999159 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Traditional: See Amid the Winter's Snow
The Sixteen / Harry Christophers
Collins 13002 Buy now
11:06 pm Claude Debussy: Nocturnes: Nuages (Clouds)
Paris Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
DG 437934 Buy now
11:16 pm Niels Gade: Symphony No. 3
Stockholm Sinfonietta / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 338 Buy now
11:44 pm John Jacob Niles: I Wonder as I Wander
Dorian 93236 Buy now
11:48 pm Frederic Chopin: Barcarolle
Vanessa Perez, piano
Telarc 33388 Buy now
11:57 pm John Dowland: A Piece without Title
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 6497 Buy now

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