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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Pan Voyevoda: Nocturne
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Evgeny Svetlanov
Ondine 938 Buy now
12:06 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 572458 Buy now
12:13 am Alexander Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Loris Tjeknavorian
RCA 60535 Buy now
12:23 am Aram Khachaturian: Violin Concerto
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Zubin Mehta
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 83189 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni: Crudele? Non mi dir
Wolfgang Schulz, flute
DG 423611 Buy now
1:06 am Joseph Scianni: Adagio Cantabile
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra / Howard Hanson
Mercury 434347 Buy now
1:12 am Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Paavo Berglund
Francois-Frederic Guy, piano
Naive 4944 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Joseph Martin Kraus: Symphony: Larghetto
Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Petter Sundkvist
Naxos 555305 Buy now
2:06 am Morten Lauridsen: Songs of the Roses
Los Angeles Chamber Singers
RCM 19802 Buy now
2:23 am Norman Dello Joio: Exaltation of Larks
Atlantic Sinfonietta / Edvard Tchivzhel
Koch 7167 Buy now
2:31 am Louis Spohr: Double Quartet No. 2
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Hyperion 22014 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Ferde Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite: Sunset
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80086 Buy now
3:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 4
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony 52606 Buy now
3:24 am Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov: Symphonic Scherzo
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Donald Johanos
Marco Polo 223629 Buy now
3:32 am Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony
Malmo Symphony Orchestra / Marc Soustrot
Naxos 573139 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: Flowers from Froso: Entry to the Summer Meadow
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra / Okko Kamu
Naxos 553115 Buy now
4:06 am Frederic Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie
Ingolf Wunder, piano
DG 4779634 Buy now
4:21 am James Horner: Legends of the Fall: The Ludlows
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / David Arnold
Mercury 4812810 Buy now
4:28 am Robert Schumann: Violin Concerto
Gottinger Symphony Orchestra / Christoph-Mathias Mueller
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 144 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Henry Purcell: Three Parts on a Ground
Hesperion XXI / Jordi Savall
Alia Vox 9820 Buy now
5:06 am Peter Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades: Russian Dance and Romance
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Peter Breiner
Naxos 573015 Buy now
5:14 am Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata
Paul Lewis, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901800 Buy now
5:52 am Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7: 3rd movement
Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8442 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Alexander Glazunov: Song of the Minstrel (Chant du menestrel)
Paris Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 435781 Buy now
6:06 am Jean Francaix: Divertissement for Bassoon and String Quintet
Gaudier Ensemble
Hyperion 67036 Buy now
6:17 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 11
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415669 Buy now
6:44 am George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite No. 4
Lisa Smirnova, piano
ECM 2213 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/ Christopher O'Riley
This week's broadcast of From the Top features a 14-year-old violinist and his rare Stradivarius, and an 18-year-old violist who uses her music to contribute to her community's food bank.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Flute Concerto
Rebel / Jorg-Michael Schwarz
Matthias Maute, flute
Dorian 90302 Buy now
10:19 am Gustav Holst: St. Paul's Suite
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5032 Buy now
10:33 am Enrique Granados: Zapateado
Xiayin Wang, piano
Chandos 10995 Buy now
10:38 am Jose Moncayo: Huapango
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra / Maximiano Valdez
Dorian 90227 Buy now
10:48 am Gioacchino Rossini: L'assedio di Corinto (Siege of Corinth): Overture
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra / Christian Benda
Naxos 570933 Buy now
10:57 am Frederic Chopin: Mazurka No. 4
Christopher O'Riley, piano
CPI 3294112 Buy now
11:07 am Franz Waxman: Sunset Boulevard: Selections
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 708 Buy now
11:16 am Miklos Rozsa: Lost Weekend: Love Theme
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 60773 Buy now
11:25 am Charles Williams: The Apartment: Main Theme
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 60393 Buy now
11:30 am Marguerite Monnot: Irma la Douce: Theme
Studio Orchestra / Johnny Williams
Andre Previn, piano
Columbia 8834 Buy now
11:33 am Marguerite Monnot: Irma la Douce: Our Language of Love
Studio Orchestra / Andre Previn
Rykodisc 10742 Buy now
11:35 am Franz Waxman: Mr. Roberts: Suite
Queensland Symphony Orchestra / Franz Waxman
Varese Sarabande 5257 Buy now
11:39 am Henry Mancini: The Great Race: Pie in the Face Polka
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Henry Mancini
James Galway, flute
RCA 60917 Buy now
11:44 am Neal Hefti: The Odd Couple: Theme
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Paul Bateman
Silva 1309 Buy now
11:47 am Alan Silvestri: Grumpier Old Men: End Credits
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80440 Buy now
 12 PM - 5 PM
Pittsburgh Opera Preview
with Anna Singer
A preview of Pittsburgh Opera's upcoming production of Donizetti's "The Elixer of Love" - with artist interviews and musical excerpts.
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Verdi's "Luisa Miller"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Tarquinio Merula: Ballo detto Pollicio/La Cattarina
Ensemble Fitzwilliam
Valois 4641 Buy now
5:07 pm Robert Volkmann: Overture
North West German Philharmonic / Werner Albert
CPO 999151 Buy now
5:17 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 16164 Buy now
5:34 pm Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Elmar Oliveira, violin
EMI 47850 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
A live broadcast from the Town Hall in New York, NY
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Ludovic Morlot conducts the Houston Symphony in The Forgotten Offerings by Messiaen and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5. Jonathan Biss plays the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Francesco Cilea: L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia (Federico's Lament)
Saint Cecilia Orchestra / Antonio Pappano
Jonas Kaufmann, tenor
London/Decca 15463 Buy now
10:07 pm James Horner: Iris: Part 5
Studio Orchestra / James Horner
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 89806 Buy now
10:19 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 6
Fazil Say, piano
Warner 94206 Buy now
10:50 pm Ottorino Respighi: Sevres of Ancient France
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Adriano
Marco Polo 223346 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Johan Svendsen: String Quartet: 3rd movement
Oslo String Quartet
CPO 999858 Buy now
11:06 pm Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: The Jewels of the Madonna: Intermezzo
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 99 Buy now
11:13 pm Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 7
Budapest Festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer
Channel Classics 30010 Buy now
11:53 pm Erik Satie: Je te veux (I want you)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 470290 Buy now

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