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PostClassical Highlights Harrison Centenary this Friday at 8 pm

It's a salute to the legacy of Lou Harrison on this week's PostClassical , a bi-monthly series featuring PostClassical Ensemble and hosted by author, music historian and co-founder of PostClassical Ensemble, Joseph Horowitz, and Exploring Music host Bill McGlaughlin. This month's episode is titled "Celebrating the Lou Harrison Centenary" and provides an in-depth look at the music of this great American composer with performances from a concert this past Monday at the Embassy of the Republic...

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Friday's Noontime Concert: John Adams

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Join Carl Hemmingsen for the Friday Noontime Concert (April 28) from National Sawdust.  The Attacca Quartet performs Adams' String Quartets 1 & 2 and "Book of Alleged Dances."  Hear John Adams, himself introduce the music.

It's a salute to the legacy of Lou Harrison on this week's PostClassical, a bi-monthly series featuring PostClassical Ensemble and hosted by author, music historian and co-founder of PostClassical Ensemble, Joseph Horowitz, and Exploring Music host Bill McGlaughlin. This month's episode is titled "Celebrating the Lou Harrison Centenary" and provides an in-depth look at the music of this great American composer with performances from a concert this past Monday at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Washington, DC.

The new Broadway play "Oslo" chronicles the intrigue behind the secret meetings that led in 1993 to the first agreement between Palestinians and Israelis. Theater critic Howard Shapiro reviews this play this week on In A Broadway Minute, Friday at 8 am and Saturday at 10 am.

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Amy Beach was the first woman composer to have a piece performed by a major symphony orchestra. As organizations celebrate the 150th anniversary of her birth this year, A Tempo explores her career and her impact on American music. Host Rachel Katz will speak with Liane Curtis, president and founder of Women's Philharmonic Advocacy, this Saturday at 7 pm. 

One hundred years ago Tuesday, in a working-poor neighborhood of Newport News, Va., a laundress and a shipyard worker had a baby girl. The father soon disappeared, and the mother and child moved north to New York. The mother died. The girl ran away and became one of the most important singers of the 20th century.

Ella Fitzgerald could sing anything: a silly novelty song, like her breakthrough hit, "A-Tisket, A-Tasket." A samba that scatted. A ballad, spooling out like satin.

Classical Conversations on Cadenza - Thursdays at 10 pm

Enjoy conversations with and performances by classical musicians of local, national and international fame Thursday at 10 pm. This week: Organist Gail Archer.
"Shhh - It's a Secret" - Musicians have been told that their minds are similar to those of mathematicians. This week decipher codes & meanings hidden in classical music works.

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