The Chicago Symphony presents a wide variety of music this month, from Gabrieli's Canzonae to Stravinsky's Elegy for JFK to Saint-Saens great Organ Symphony and Poulenc's Gloria. All this and more, Thursday nights at 8:00 p.m.
Marian found respite during a time of trouble. George found his life partner. Marjorie found something sheâ€™d thought sheâ€™d lost forever. They all found more than they bargained for when they joined the New Horizons Music Program
In celebration of the Advent and Christmas season, three of this month's broadcasts feature holiday favorites and celebratory pieces. But to start the month, we travel to warm and sunny San Diego to prepare for the birthday of the organ in Balboa Park.
On December 21st, tune in for a four cello arrangement of the score for one of Hiyao Miyazaki's finest films, arranged by a young artist on the program. This month also includes performances from University of Connecticut, The Peace Center in Greenville, and from the home studio of From the Top.
Due to a computer problem last weekend the opera that was to air on Nov 15 aired instead on Nov 8. Therefore, this Saturday, Nov 15 WXXI-FM will broadcast the Caramoor presentation of Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia that was missed on Nov. 8. We apologize for this technical mishap.