Celebrating Our Musical Future with David Osenberg

Mondays at 10 pm

Celebrate the next generation of great classical artists with performances from prestigious music schools including the Curtis Institute of Music, the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Columbia University, Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Temple University, Rutgers University, The American Boychoir School, Mannes College, Princeton University Music, and West Chester University School of Music, among others. 

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This week's Celebrating Our Musical Future (Monday at 8 pm) returns to Princeton University as the Princeton University Orchestra performs the world premiere of the Piano Concerto Old Nassau by Music Department faculty member Juri Seo. This work draws its inspiration from Princeton's alma mater, a song dating back to 1859. The orchestra will also perform music by Beethoven under the direction of Music Director Michael Pratt. David Osenberg will co-host this concert broadcast together with Pratt.

This Monday at 8 pm, Celebrating Our Musical Future heads to the Midwest and Northwestern University just north of Chicago for a special Easter Monday performance of George Frederic Handel’s oratorio Messiah as performed by the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble led by Donald Nally, who is also founder and director of the Philadelphia-based choral ensemble The Crossing. Also performing will be one of Chicago’s top Baroque ensembles the Callipygian Players led by David Schrader.

This week on Celebrating Our Musical Future (Monday 8 pm), we feature performances by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra from the Peabody Conservatory at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University located in Baltimore. These performances took place last fall and under the direction of guest conductor and longtime Peabody faculty member Leon Fleisher.  The program will include Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1 and Franz Joseph Haydn’s Sinfonia Concertante in Bb Major with Peabody student musicians as soloists. Then Maestro Marin Alsop will lead this orchestra in the Symphony No.

This week Celebrating Our Musical Future again features offerings from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, spotlighting the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble led by Timothy Weiss. These young musicians eagerly and passionately perform the music of their time, and this week's program will including works by Andrew Norman, Jesse Jones, Elizabeth Ogonek, Augusta Read Thomas, Marc-Andre Dalbavie and Julian Anderson.

This week on Celebrating Our Musical Future, we head to Northwestern University just north of Chicago for an Evensong service as performed by the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble led by Donald Nally who is also founder and director of the Philadelphia-based choral ensemble The Crossing. Mr. Nally and his Northwestern student choristers will perform music in this Evensong setting of Esenvalds, Leighton, Wesley, Howells, Harvey, McLoskey and MacMillan. Tune in at 8 pm.

Join host Diane Guvenis for the next installment of The ACO Experience - music from The American Composers Orchestra. The program will feature music from past Sonic Festivals, including works by Alex Temple, Ryan Gallagher, Chris Cerrone and Corey Dargel.