This week you'll hear a cello sonata by Beethoven, Schumann's "Carnaval" suite for piano, a string quartet by Janacek, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No.3, "Prometheus" by Liszt, and a flute concerto by Mercadante.
Featured this week: piano variations by Mozart; one of Beethoven's "Razumovsky" string quartets; the Piano Concerto No.2 by Brahms; Boieldieu's Harp Concerto; and the "West Side Story" Symphonic Dances by Leonard Bernstein.
This afternoon, a symphony from 1900 by Volkmar Andreae, and a gigantic piano sonata from early in the 19th century by Anton Liste. Also: Richard Strauss's "Death and Transfiguration," and the Symphony No.40 by Mozart.
Beethoven specialist Rudolf Buchbinder has released a set of the five Beethoven Piano Concertos on which he directs the Vienna Philharmonic from the keyboard--we'll hear the Concerto No.4. Also: a flute concerto by Mercadante; piano music by Liszt; a violin sonata by Mozart; and a symphony by Niels Gade.
Handel wasn't the only Baroque composer to write a famous "Water Music" Suite--today you'll hear one by Telemann. Also: Schubert's "Tragic" Symphony, No.4; a Beethoven Piano Sonata; Bach's Solo Violin Partita No.3; and the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.
Today, a Beethoven cello sonata; a suite for piano by Enesco; Smetana's string quartet "From My Life;" Dohnanyi's orchestral suite "Ruralia hungarica;" a piano sonata by Mozart; and the Symphony No.1 ("Sinfonie serieuse") by Berwald.
Today, music for the Christmas season with Malcolm Arnold's "Commonwealth Christmas Overture;" Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite;" and a Pastorale for brass by early 18th-century Italian composer Gaetano Schiassi. Also: Schubert's Four Impromptus for piano; and Mahler's 5th Symphony.
This afternoon we're featuring symphonies by Haydn (the "Oxford," No.92) and Mendelssohn (the "Italian," No.4). Also: Brahms' Piano Concerto No.2; a cello sonata by Beethoven, and music for two pianos by Clementi.
Featured this afternoon: a duet for flute and guitar by Luigi Legnani; a symphony by Clementi; Schubert's final piano sonata; a piano trio by Schumann; and Rachmaninoff's symphonic poem "The Isle of the Dead."
This week, an orchestral suite by American composer John Knowles Paine based on Shakespeare; Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No.3; Schubert's "Death and the Maiden" String Quartet; music by Handel arranged for guitar; and Bruch's Violin Concerto No.1.
This afternoon, music for piano 4-hands by Schubert; a symphony by Spohr; Beethoven's 1st Cello Sonata; Jascha Heifetz's arrangement of music from Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess;" and the "Impostor Concerto" for banjo and orchestra by Bela Fleck.
Today, a symphony by Louis Spohr; Schubert's String Quintet in C; a symphony by American composer John Knowles Paine; and a first hearing of Placido Domingo's new CD of Verdi baritone arias and scenes.