Thursday at 8 pm Mikko Franck conducts the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Chorus. Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18 (Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano); Shostakovich: Festival Overture; Poulenc: Gloria (Kaia Urb, soprano).
Cadenza with David Osenberg
Thursday at 10 pm A chat with Susan Orlando of the French record label Naïve, about its recording project of 450 manuscripts of Antonio Vivaldi's music housed in Turin, Italy, much of the music never before published. Tune in for the fascinating story of these manuscripts by the "red priest."
Noon Time Concert Friday
Hosted by David Osenberg
Noon For Good Friday, the Manhattan Choral Ensemble conducted by Andrew Megill in "Requiem in Stone." Music of Heinrich Schütz and Johannes Schein. Also on the program, two works by American composer Caleb Burhans, which take as their texts epitaphs from NYC gravestones.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Friday at 8 pm Sir Mark Elder, conductor. Dvorák: The Golden Spinning Wheel; Berlioz: Les Nuits d'Été (Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano); Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1, Op. 10; Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh.
Distant Mirror with Allan Kelly
Friday at 10 pm For Good Friday, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater; also a Concerto Grosso by Handel.