Classical

The Los Angeles Opera on 91.5 FM

Sat, 07/10/2010 - 1:00pm

Tune in Saturdays throughout July for presentations from the Los Angeles Opera.

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May the force be with you . . . and your lego collection

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Bach's coffee house delights

If you love coffee as much as I do, you'd have been unspeakably happy to hear the premieres of Johann Sebastian Bach's secular concertos.  Scholars think they were first heard in a coffee shop in Leipzig, performed by the composer with a student musical society.  Today on Classical 91.5, the mystery piece was

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The sounds and fragrances swirl through the evening air

Tuesday's mystery piece was Debussy's fourth prelude from Book I, "Les sons et les parfums tournet dans l'air du soir" (The sounds and fragrances swirl through the evening air), played by Etha Wheeler.

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Mercury Opera and Monday's mystery piece

Mercury Opera Rochester has announced its 2010-2011 season.  In the fall, the company will offer its first Gilbert & Sullivan production, The Pirates of Penzance, at the new auditorium at Penfield High School.
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The San Francisco Symphony on 91.5 FM

Mon, 07/05/2010 - 8:00pm

Join the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Monday nights throughout July.

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Friday's Mystery piece was a song to the moon

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Vuvuzela Concerto in Bb

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Waiting

In the sci-fi novel The Sparrow, Mary Doria Russell sets off a fascinating chain of events that begins with a song.  A song from outer space. 

 

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The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival on Classical 91.5

Wed, 06/23/2010 - 8:00pm

The Orion String Quartet performs on this week's radio broadcast of the festival.

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