Upcoming and Noteworthy

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

The Signum Quartett performs music by Mozart, Beethoven and Jörge Widmann, as well as some of the works created through its #quartweet program, which invites people to submit compositions of 140 notes or less. This concert was presented by the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem.

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.

Our Thursday Noontime Concert comes to you from National Sawdust in Brooklyn with a chamber recital featuring bass baritone Eric Owens and oboist Pedro Diaz. The program will include JS Bach's Cantata BWV 82 "Ich habe genug" and George Frideric Handel's Sinfonia for the Queen of Sheba from Solomon.

After its successful series of Bach Cantatas, Trinity Wall Street is now turning its attention to Handel's oratorios. Join us each Monday at 1 pm as we bring you these broadcasts, with your host, Marjorie Herman. This week - Part One of Jephtha.

Fred Stucker

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director Xian Zhang, comes to the airwaves of WWFM beginning Friday, March 31 at 8 pm. Join us for this all-Tchaikovsky program, which will include the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, the Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor with soloist Simon Trpceski and the Symphony No. 5 in E minor. Glenn Smith hosts this new addition to The Classical Network in Concert.

Join us every Wednesday at noon as we broadcast performances by students and faculty at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, with an encore presentation Mondays at 10 pm. Carl Hemmingsen is your host.

This week's On the Wind features two works written for the wind section of Canada's Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra (works by Ronald Royer and Howard Cable), plus a sextet for wind quintet and piano from early 20th century Switzerland. That's Saturday at 4 pm with your host, Israel Herman.

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.

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