The New York Philharmonic This Week - Wednesday at 8 pm

This week we hear Marc Blitzstein's Airborne Symphony as well as pieces by Ives and Copland.

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Curtis Calls - Recitals from the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon

Mozart & Bartok on Curtis Calls

Wednesday, 5-23 at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Bartok's String Quartet No. 5 and Mozart's Sonata in F, KV 332. Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10.

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Exploring Music - Weeknights at 7 pm

Bill continues his exploration of the music of Dmitri Shostakovich, from his later symphonies to the Jazz Suite No. 2.

Music from Marlboro - Wednesdays at 6 pm

Join host Ross Amico every Wednesday at 6 pm for Music From Marlboro, featuring historic performances from the Marlboro Music Festival.

The Piano Matters - Wednesdays at 10 pm and Sundays at Noon

The Piano Matters compares recordings of great piano works performed by various artists past and present, analyzing and explaining differing approaches to the music.

Classical Conversations on Cadenza - Thursdays at 10 pm

Enjoy conversations with classical musicians on the award-winning program Cadenza.

SymphonyCast - Thursday at 8 pm

Louis Langree leads the Cincinnati Symphony in works by Adams, Beethoven, Holland, and Scriabin.

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Tom Stoppard's wild intellectual ride of a play, "Travesties," is making its revival on Broadway in a Roundabout Theatre production. Hear Theater Critic Howard Shapiro's review of the show this week on In a Broadway Minute Friday at 8 am and Saturday at 10 am.

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A Tempo wraps up its commencement series this Saturday (5/19 at 7 pm) with a conversation with Joseph W. Polisi, who is stepping down this year after 34 years as President of The Juilliard School. The Curtis Institute of Music presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award "in recognition of his extraordinary influence on the lives and development of actors, dancers, and musicians as performers, creators, and artist-citizens," and he was invited to deliver the Commencement address.

Call it a percussionist's answer to Flight of the Bumblebee — with a twist. "Filigree," by composer Robert Honstein, is a rapid-fire workout for solo vibraphone. The instrument's bars, however, are partly covered in tinfoil, which adds a unique layer of color to the music.

George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" is revived on Broadway with Condola Rashad as Joan of Arc. Hear Theater Critic Howard Shapiro's review this week on In a Broadway Minute Friday at 8 am and Saturday at 10 am.  

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