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This year The Classical Network is delighted to join with the Princeton University Office of Public Affairs in hosting Instruments of Change, a musical instrument drive benefitting the Trenton Community Music School. Your donation of your no-longer-needed instrument(s) will go to the students in the El Sistema-inspired music program of the Trenton Community Music School.
Instrument drop-off locations include:

December 1: WWFM Studios on the West Windsor campus of Mercer County Community College: 9 am - 8 pm

December 1: Jacobs Music, 2540 Brunswick Pike in Lawrenceville: 10 am - 6 pm

November 30 - December 4: Princeton University Office of Public Affairs, 22 Chambers Street, Princeton: 9 am - 5 pm.

Thanks for your instrument donation!


In A Broadway Minute with Howard Shapiro

Saturday at 10 am This weekend Howard reviews the new Broadway musical ALLEGIANCE, about the way the government treated Japanese Americans during World War Two.

A Tempo with Rachel Katz
Saturday at 7 pm Dallas Opera is hosting an Institute for Women Conductors in early December, which will provide six women conductors with opportunities to conduct and participate in workshops and career development programs. Rachel Katz will speak with Dallas Opera general manager Keith Cerny about the program and the landscape for women conductors in the opera world. Rachel will also begin a series looking at differing approaches to The Nutcracker, starting this week with a conversation with American Repertory Ballet artistic director Douglas Martin and executive director Vanessa Logan about a ‘sensory friendly’ performance designed to be welcoming for special-needs children that took place earlier this month.




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What Makes it Great with Rob Kapilow
Saturday at 1 pm An in-depth look at the music and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim. Recorded at Merkin Concert Hall in the Kaufman Music Center in New York City. (R)

A Little Night Music
with Michael Kownacky

Saturday at 10 pm, Saturday 12 am week later Musical families for Thanksgiving: The Mendelssohns and Schumanns.

Pipedreams with Michael Barone
Sunday at 7 am All American - Music for the king of Instruments by American composers.

The Piano Matters with David Dubal
Sunday at noon Performances by Karl Ulrich Schnabel, Claudio Arrau, Samson François, Charles Rosen, Andrew Rangell, Peter Serkin, and others. (R)

Sunday Opera: Glimmerglass Festival
3 pm Leonard Bernstein: Candide, starring
Andrew Stenson in the title role.

The Dress Circle with Ted Otten
and Michael Kownacky

Sunday at 7 pm, Thursday at 3 pm
Broadway disasters.

Chamber Music Society
of Lincoln Center

Sunday at 9 pm Classical Winds: Mozart: Serenade in E-Flat Major for Winds, K. 375; Beethoven: Quintet in E-Flat Major for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano, Op. 16.

The Lost Chord with Ross Amico
Sunday at 10 pm, Wednesday at 3 pm
Homebodies - American composers contemplate the idea of home.

Half Past with Carl Hemmingsen
Sunday at 11 pm, Wednesday at 3 pm
Music from the past half century.

Bach at One with Bill Zagorski
Monday at 1 pm Hear Bach cantatas performed by the Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra at Trinity Wall Street, NYC.

Special: Live from Le Poisson Rouge,
New York City hosted by David Osenberg

November 30 at 7 pm
Concert With You Armenia, to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian genocide, performed by international artists including cellist Mischa Maisky, his daughter Lily Maisky, Annie Dutoit, Alissa Margulis and Elena Lisitian.
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