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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Celebrating Our Musical Future this Monday presents performances of Edgar Varese's Octandre and Mahler's Symphony No. 4 in Klaus Simon's chamber reduction for 14 instruments.

Celebrating Our Musical Future (Monday 6/12 at 8 pm) features a potpourri of performances from the Peabody Conservatory at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

This week, Celebrating Our Musical Future (Monday 8 pm) heads to Northwestern University just north of Chicago for a performance 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. This concert was presented last March in memory of the music of Danish composer who was labeled as the “established-outsider” of Danish Music, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, who passed away last June. The young choristers perform a wide spectrum of his vocal music ranging from 1970 to 2014.

Celebrating Our Musical Future presents a special broadcast this Monday (5/29 at 8 pm) as we feature the Westminster Choir and New York-based Bang on a Can All-Stars under the direction of Joe Miller in a performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning work Anthracite Fields by Julia Wolfe.

On this week's Celebrating Our Musical Future (Monday 8 pm), enjoy the Masters of Music Recital given last year by soprano Christine Lyons at the Peabody Conservatory at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Celebrating Our Musical Future (5/15 at 8 pm) heads up to New Brunswick and the Douglas Campus of Rutgers the State University of NJ to the Mason Gross School of the arts and feature a concert given by the Rutgers Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Music Director Kynan Johns this past March. The concert consisted of three works by three composers from three centuries: the 19th, 20th and 21st…music of American composer Andrew Norman, Swiss composer Frank Martin’s Ballade for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra and Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique.

Celebrating Our Musical Future (Monday 8 pm) returns to Princeton University for a second week, featuring the Princeton University Orchestra under the direction of Music Director Michael Pratt. The beloved Beethoven Symphony No. 7 is paired with two works about famous couples - selections from Hector Berlioz's symphonic setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and then the Porgy and Bess Symphonic Picture music by George Gershwin. Join your hosts David Osenberg and Maestro Pratt for this evening with the Princeton University Orchestra.

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 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.

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