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The English composer Charles Villiers Stanford was more than the choral composer he is known to be. COLLECTOR’S CORNER (2000) spotlights Stanford, including a good dose of his instrumental music. We’ll hear the Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Suite for violin and orchestra, and Three Motets. ... See MoreSee Less

9 hours ago

This afternoon, the SPOLETO CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES (1400) presents Maurice Ravel’s “La Valse”, selections from Bartok’s Duos, Op. 44, Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 in G, and Guillaume Connesson’s Sextet of 1998.

CROSSOVER (1500) follows with a spotlight on pianist Jeffrey Biegel. And COMPACT DISCOVERIES (1600) assembles an hour-full of "marvelous movements" — from little-known pieces by very famous composers.
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17 hours ago

The musical legacy of Bayani Mendoza De Leon is highlighted on BRAVO FILIPINO (1200) today. A versatile artist, De Leon was a composer, flutist, arranger, music director, researcher, cultural worker, journalist, multi-awarded writer. He was the son of composer and Philippine National Artist Felipe Padilla de Leon and pianist Iluminada Mendoza. ... See MoreSee Less

19 hours ago

Today's time with the New York Philharmonic on EXPLORING MUSIC (1000) includes music by Beethoven, Brahms and Berlioz.

This week on HARMONIA (1100), we're looking at the work of Marcel Pérès, musician, musicologist, and medievalist. We'll also introduce the viola da gamba in A Listener's Guide to the Renaissance Consort and witness the birth of the cello on a featured release by Les Basses Reunies.
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22 hours ago

CHAMBER MUSIC IN PROGRESS (2000) visits the early fortepiano in music by Ferdinand Ries, Nikolaus von Krufft, and George Onslow. Just as the 20th century automobile replaced the age-old horse drawn carriage and the modern electric light replaced the kerosene lamp and the candle, so did the piano replace its predecessor the harpsichord, ending its 300 year dominance as music’s premiere keyboard instrument. ... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago

Three new releases give us different perspectives on late 16th century music: from the motif of the earth trembling, to Freiburg Cathedral in 1594, to the always arresting Don Carlo Gesualdo. That's ahead on MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC (1500).

COMPACT DISCOVERIES (1600) dedicates the hour to the serenades of the Romantic period Austrian composer and teacher of Mahler, Wolf, and Sibelius—Robert Fuchs.
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2 days ago

According to media and technology writer Douglas Rushkoff, “Our society has reoriented itself to the present moment. Everything is live, real time, and always on. It’s not a mere speeding up; however, much in our lifestyles and technologies have accelerated the rate at which we attempt to do things. It’s more of a diminishment of anything that isn’t happening right now.” On this WHITE HORSE INN (1430), Michael Horton speaks with Rushkoff about his new book, "Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now", and discusses how his thesis applies to the world of contemporary Christianity while it emphasizes having your best life now. ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

BRAVO FILIPINO (1200) features pianist Cecile Licad in Schubert, Granados and Chopin. Soprano Evelyn Mandac sings in a recording of a 1975 appearance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

This morning with the New York Philharmonic on EXPLORING MUSIC (1000) features Beethoven and Mendelssohn conducted by orchestra stalwarts Toscanini, Bernstein and Masur.

Following on CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! (1100), music by Handel, a rarely-heard piece with lute by Haydn, Villa-Lobos, Mateo Albeniz, and an interview with guitarist and composer David Crittenden, who speaks about his piece “One More for Wallace Hartley,” which was inspired by the Titanic bandleader.
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2 days ago

"... the station that cares to uplift the inner man". Our ID features cellist Lynn Harrell in younger days. A definite plus for this video — Filipino pianist Victor Asuncion. Good morning, and happy listening ahead! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

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Clarinetist Andrew Constantino for MCOF Young Artists’ Series

WHAT | MCOF Young Artists’ Series 2014: Andrew Constantino WHEN | 8 October 2014,...

MSO Season: “Pastorale” with Regina Buenaventura

WHAT | MSO Season: Pastorale WHEN | 27 September 2014, Saturday(2000) WHERE | CCP Little...

Pianist Gabriel Paguirigan for MCOF Young Artists’ Series

WHAT | MCOF Young Artists’ Series 2014: Gabriel Paguirigan WHEN | 17 September 2014,...

Italy-based flutist Sarah Mae Gabuyo for CCP Special Concert Series

WHAT | CCP Special Concert Series: Flutist Sarah Mae Gabuyo WHEN | 15 August 2014, Friday...

Full-length Rigoletto at CCP with international cast

WHAT | Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto WHEN | 22 August 2014, Friday (1900); 24 August,...

Soprano Stephanie Aguilar for MCOF Young Artists’ Series

WHAT | MCOF Young Artists’ Series 2014: Stephanie Aguilar WHEN | 20 August 2014,...

An All-Male A Capella Concert with the Whiffenpoofs of Yale & Koro Ilustrado

WHAT | REACH: An All-Male A Capella Concert WHEN | 9 August 2014, Saturday (1800) WHERE |...

Jordan Ong at GCC

WHAT | Jordan Ong at GCC WHEN | August 9-10, 2014, Saturday & Sunday (1900) WHERE |...

Pianist Hiyas Hila performs Beethoven’s “Emperor”

WHAT | Beethoven Plus! WHEN | 9 August 2014, Saturday (1930) WHERE | FEU Auditorium, Far...

Violinist Bradley Bascon for MCOF Young Artists’ Series

WHAT | MCOF Young Artists’ Series 2014: Bradley Bascon WHEN | 28 July 2014, Monday...