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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Robert Burns: Ae Fond Kiss
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Rory Macdonald
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 21290 Buy now
12:06 am Elias Parish-Alvars: Harp Concerto
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Pierre Rampal
Marielle Nordmann, harp
Sony 58919 Buy now
12:36 am Morten Lauridsen: Songs of the Roses
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67580 Buy now
12:41 am Peteris Vasks: Lauda
I Fiamminghi / Rudolf Werthen
Telarc 80457 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Willem de Fesch: Trio Sonata
Ensemble of the Auvergne
Globe 5186 Buy now
1:06 am Camille Saint-Saens: Romance
Shigenori Kudo, flute
Sony 48033 Buy now
1:13 am Igor Stravinsky: A Card Game (Jeu de cartes)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / James Conlon
Erato 88249 Buy now
1:38 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 2
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421640 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Pablo Casals: El cant dels ocells (Song of the Birds)
Saint Cecilia Orchestra / Antonio Pappano
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 82390 Buy now
2:07 am Osvaldo Golijov: Lullaby and Doina
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO 1005 Buy now
2:16 am Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 6
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Jiri Belohlavek
Warner 63235 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Tarquinio Merula: Ballo detto Pollicio/La Cattarina
Ensemble Fitzwilliam
Valois 4641 Buy now
3:06 am Henning Kraggerud: Equinox: Morning
Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra / Henning Kraggerud
Henning Kraggerud, violin
Simax 1348 Buy now
3:24 am Gustav Holst: Brook Green Suite
New Zealand Chamber Orchestra / Nicholas Braithwaite
Koch 7058 Buy now
3:31 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 4
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko
Simon Trpceski, piano
Avie 2191 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Johannes Brahms: Ballade No. 1
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7415 Buy now
4:06 am Jean Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feast Suite
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 359 Buy now
4:22 am John Dowland: Frog Galliard
Mississippi Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2624 Buy now
4:25 am Richard Strauss: The Bourgeois Gentleman Suite
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 435871 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Philip Glass: Opening
Kasia Kadlubowska, percussion
Dux 1221 Buy now
5:06 am E.J. Moeran: String Quartet No. 1
Vanbrugh String Quartet
ASV 1045 Buy now
5:27 am Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Suite Concertino for Bassoon
CBC Vancouver Orchestra / Mario Bernardi
Christopher Millard, bassoon
CBC 5185 Buy now
5:49 am Roger Quilter: As You Like It: Suite
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Adrian Leaper
Marco Polo 223444 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Franz Schubert: Two German Dances
Yaara Tal, piano
Sony 68243 Buy now
6:06 am Luigi Boccherini: String Quintet No. 2 "Del Fandango"
Quinteto Boccherini
Ensayo 3403 Buy now
6:22 am Frederick Delius: Dance Rhapsody No. 1
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9355 Buy now
6:36 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
Musicians of the Louvre / Marc Minkowski
Naive 5176 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
From Boston Massachusetts, this week's episode features a 12-year-old cellist performing a show piece by David Popper, we hear a moving setting of a Newfoundland folks song performed by the Young Women's Chamber Choir of Boston's famous Handel and Haydn Society and we'll meet a Boston teenager so zealous about studying classical music, he managed to cram 4 instruments, 2 Boston orchestras and a chorus into his life.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Claude Debussy: Images for Orchestra: Iberia: On Highways and Byways
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony 47545 Buy now
10:13 am Georg Anton Benda: Symphony No. 12
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Christian Benda
Naxos 553409 Buy now
10:27 am Omer Avital: Ballad for Eli
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 26723 Buy now
10:33 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes
Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 67381 Buy now
10:50 am Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 5
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Michala Petri, recorder
Philips 412874 Buy now
11:07 am Rachel Portman: Emma: The Wedding/End Titles
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn
Silva 6018 Buy now
11:12 am Rachel Portman: Chocolat: Party Preparations
Studio Orchestra
Sony 89472 Buy now
11:15 am Rachel Portman: The Cider House Rules
Studio Orchestra / David Snell
Sony 89031 Buy now
11:36 am Michael Nyman: The Piano: The Mood That Passes Through You
Michael Chertock, piano
Telarc 80357 Buy now
11:38 am Michael Nyman: The Piano: The Promise
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8743 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Jan Zelenka: Capriccio No. 3: Allemande
Bach Sinfonia / Daniel Abraham
Dorian 92163 Buy now
12:06 pm Hector Berlioz: Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Scottish National Orchestra / Alexander Gibson
Chandos 8316 Buy now
12:15 pm Tie-Shan Liu: Yao Dance
Shanghai Quartet
Delos 3308 Buy now
12:24 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Cleveland Orchestra / Mitsuko Uchida
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
London/Decca 4830716 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with LA Opera
Offenbach's "Tales of Hoffman"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Jean Sibelius: String Quartet: Vivace
Sibelius Academy Quartet
Finlandia 40872 Buy now
5:07 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations (Ah, vous dirai-je, maman)
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
Philips 456763 Buy now
5:16 pm Georges Bizet: Symphony
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80224 Buy now
5:49 pm John Williams: Lincoln: "With Malice Toward None"
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 44685 Buy now
5:51 pm William Grant Still: Folk Suite No. 2
Sierra Winds
Cambria 1083 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
A Prairie Home Companion
with Chris Thiele
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Coverage from the 2017 BBC Proms continues as Thomas Sondergard conducts the BBB National Orchestra of Wales in "October" by Shostakovich and the Sibelius Symphony No. 2. Nicola Benedetti plays the Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Joseph Martin Kraus: Symphony: Larghetto
Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Petter Sundkvist
Naxos 555305 Buy now
10:06 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Harp Sonata
Marion Hoffman, harp
Capriccio 10165 Buy now
10:20 pm Franz Liszt: Les Preludes
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 436839 Buy now
10:37 pm Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 3
Joseph Kalichstein, piano
Vox 3029 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore: Una furtiva lagrima
Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra / Marcello Viotti
Rolando Villazon, tenor
Virgin 45626 Buy now
11:06 pm Santiago de Murcia: Allegro
Paul O'Dette, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907212 Buy now
11:10 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 3
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Adrian Boult
EMI 63095 Buy now
11:50 pm David Maslanka: Desert Roads: 1st movement
Illinois State University Wind Symphony / Stephen K. Steele
David Gresham, clarinet
Albany 1010 Buy now
11:57 pm John Dowland: A Piece without Title
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 6497 Buy now

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