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What's ahead on The Classical Network? Catch some of these great programs coming your way.

Matthew Glandorf conducts Choral Arts Philadelphia & Philadelphia Bach Collegium in J.S. Bach's Cantatas BWV 134, "Ein Herz, das seinen Jesum lebend weiss" and BWV 14, "Waer Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit."

This Monday Celebrating Our Musical Future presents a performance by the West Chester University Wind Ensemble and also the West Chester University Concert Choir. Tune in at 8 pm.

Between the Keys September 26 - Glenn Gould at 85

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Join Jed Distler for Between the Keys Tuesday September 26th at 10:00 PM to celebrate what would have been the legendary and provocative pianist Glenn Gould's 85th birthday. Selections include works by Brahms, Beethoven, Byrd, Bizet, Hindemith, Krenek and the composer for whom Gould is best known, J.S. Bach

Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” with Lianna Haroutounian in the title role is this week’s Sunday Opera (9/24 3:00 p.m.) from the San Francisco Opera.  The libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa was based on a play by David Bilasco which in turn was based on a short story by John Luther Long.  That short story’s basis was in stories told to Long by his sister along with the French novel “Madame Chrysantheme” by Pierre Loti.  The two-act version that premiered at La Scala on February 17, 1904 was poorly received, but Puccini re-wrote it into a three-act opera and included the now-famous h

To many people, the name Johnny Burke is unknown, and we’ll be trying to remedy that on this week’s Dress Circle (9/24 7:00 p.m.) when we air a Johnny Burke Songbook.  We guarantee you’ll know many of the songs penned by this gifted lyricist who also wrote music when the occasion arose, and we’ll sample some of those songs from his Broadway musical “Donnybrook!” based on “The Quiet Man,” as well as some of his film work for the “Road” films of Hope and Crosby, “Rio,” “Morocco,” and “Utopia.”  Please join us every Sunday evening or as a webcast on The Classical Network’s website.  You can a

Baritone William Warfield (1920-2002) combined a wonderful voice and the gift of song with a great range of style. This week he sings a variety of songs and arias showing that range, including an aria from Handel's Messiah, songs by Robert Schumann,  Jerome Kern's Ol' Man River, and the complete set of Copland's Old American Songs.

The Lost Chord: September 24 - Remembering Romeo

Sep 21, 2017

Ross Amico is joined by soprano Dolores Ferraro and arts writer Tom DiNardo, as they remember Philadelphia composer Romeo Cascarino, who would have been 95 years-old on Thursday.  The broadcast will include rare audio from the family archives, as well as studio recordings made by JoAnn Falletta and Sol Schoenbach, former principal bassoonist of the Philadelphia Orchestra.  Tune in this Sunday night at 10 pm.

From the 1970s: Sunday Night's Half Past

Sep 21, 2017

Join us this Sunday (9-24) evening for Dances with the Winds, op. 69, by Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara and the Symphony No. 6 by English composer Robert Simpson.  Music from the past 50 years - Sunday night at 11.

Shostakovich and Glazunov on "Music from Marlboro"

Sep 20, 2017

Selections will include Shostakovich’s “From Jewish Folk Poetry,” with soprano Benita Valente, mezzo-soprano Glenda Maurice, and tenor John Humphrey, with Luis Batlle at the keyboard, and Glazunov’s String Quintet in A major, with violinists Sylvie Gazeu and Ernestine Schor, violist Toby Hoffman, and once-and-future Guarneri Quartet cellists Peter Wiley and David Soyer.

This Thursday's (9-21) Noontime Concert from Manhattan Chamber Players features:

Brahms' Trio for Violin, Horn & Piano in E-flat, op. 40 &

Dvorak's Piano Trio in F minor, op. 65

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