Classical

The Four Cups: A Celebration of Passover

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 1:00pm

This inspiring musical program explores the great variety of music that emerged from the Passover traditions

April 2015 Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this March features operas of Verdi, Shostakovich, Mascagni, and Leoncavallo. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (4/25); it is noted "Live in HD." 

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April 2015 listings for APM SymphonyCast

Fridays at 8:00 p.m.

Debussy's La Mer will be performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra this month on APM Symphonycast.

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A Celebration of Peace Through Music

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 10:00am

In April 2014, Pope Francis canonized Pope John XXII and Pope John Paul II, and on that occasion, Sir Gilbert Levine gathered orchestras and choruses from all over Europe and America to present works of hope and peace.

Music of the Baroque Holy Week

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 12:00pm

The 60 professional musicians that make up the chorus and orchestra of Music of the Baroque present J.S. Bach's Passion According to St. John.

"This is Mr. Copland's House"

During my sojourn to Copland House, I talked with pianist and Artistic and Executive Director Michael Boriskin. In this podcast, you'll hear the story of how a grassroots movement saved Aaron Copland's house, how the composer thought to honor his favorite teacher in his garden, and how the house serves to promote the creation of new music. 

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Aaron Copland

I recently made a pilgrimage to the Copland House north of New York City.  It's pretty much as he left it: simple, rustic, and woodsy.  A little musty.  Watch this space for more, including an interview with the composer-in-residence, Stephen Snowden, and enjoy this scrapbook.



April 2015 Highlights from the SFSO

Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Highlights from this month of San Fransisco Symphony broadcasts include a Gamelan ensemble, two appearences of Gil Shaham, and an all-Stravinsky program.

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April 2015 program listings for Pipedreams

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

This month on Pipedreams hear beautiful music of all periods in celebration of Easter, Polish compositions, and a wide array of the original 'touch pieces,' toccatas. 

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April 2015 Listings for From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

From the Top features annual highlights, performances from the Interlochen Arts Academy, and more this month. 

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