Upcoming and Noteworthy

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

Monday (11-13) on Bach at One from Trinity Wall Street's "Time's Arrow" festival we'll hear :

Night Time Suite for Harp & Violin by Sebastian Currier  &

Pierrot Lunaire, op. 21 by Arnold Schoenberg.

Julian Wachner directs.

Celebrating Our Musical Future this Monday (11/13) presents a performance of Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers by Westminster Choir College's Westminster Kantorei under the direction of Dr. Amanda Quist. The Italian master who straddled the Renaissance and Baroque periods was always progressive and innovative, combining the worlds of early opera with the music of the church, and this monumental Vespers is a testament to his genius and stunning compositional skill. Join host David Osenberg for this broadcast at 8 pm.

This Monday (11-6) on Bach at One we'll hear J.S. Bach's Cantata BWV 159, "Sehet! Wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem," Telemann's "Du aber, Daniel, gehe hin"  and the Julian Wachner's arrangement of the Led Zeppelin song "Stairway to Heaven."  Julian Wachner directs NY Baroque Inc. and the Choir of Trinity Wall St.

Concordia Chamber Players welcomes bandoneon virtuoso Juan Pablo Jofre for a concert performance broadcast Friday at 4 pm.  The program will include four of his own works, as well as Dvorak's String Quintet Op. 77.

You'll hear Concordia Chamber Players Francisco Fullana and Kristin Lee, violin; Daniel Kim, viola; Michelle Djokic, cello; and Anthony Manzo, bass.  Join host Glenn Smith for this concert broadcast.

We’ll be hearing from New York’s Caramoor Festival again for this week’s Sunday Opera (11/5  3:00 p.m.).  This week, it’s Gaetano Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia,” a tale of treachery and murder with one of the largest body counts in Grand Opera!  The libretto by Felice Romani is based on the play by Victor Hugo and looks at a segment of the life of this woman, the daughter of Pope Alexander VI, who is rumored to have poisoned ad murdered hundreds of people.  The 2016 Caramoor cast features rising star Angela Meade as Lucrezia, Christophoros Stamboglis as her husband Alfonso D’Este.  Also feat

The Dress Circle is ushering in November (11/5  7:00 p.m.) with our monthly feature as we look at some of the shows that opened this month.  This time, we’ll be sampling a dozen shows that includes “Into the Woods,” “Seussical,” “The Lion King,” “Billy Elliott,” “Grand Hotel,” and “Young Frankenstein” by performers such as Christopher Fitgerald, Roger Bart, Sutton Foster, Joanna Gleason, Robert Westenberg, Heather Headley, and David Shiner.  We’ll also hear selections from “Mary Poppins,” “Jersey Boys,” “Kiss Me Kate,” and “Teddy and Alice” as well.  Don’t forget to follow The Dress Circle

Leontyne Price is the featured artist this week on the Lyric Stage Sunday night at 8PM. She will sing arias and songs by Verdi, Gershwin, Puccini, Bizet, Mozart and Richard Strauss.  She debuted as Leanora in Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera on January 27,1961.

Today's Noontime Concert from Concerts on the Slope features Ke-Chia Chen's piano quartet "Looming Sky" and Richard Strauss' 1885 Piano Quartet in c minor.

This Wednesday (11/1 at noon & 11/6 at 10 PM) on Curtis Calls we'll hear Curtis students in Mozart's "Kagelstatt" Trio and mezzo Sofia Fiuza Hunt in songs by Musto, Berger, Heggie and others.  Music from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Mondays at noon and Wednesday evenings at 10.

Giuseppe Verdi’s last opera, “Falstaff,” in a concert performance from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will air on this week’s Sunday Opera (10/29  3:00 p.m.).  The lustful Sir John will be performed by Falstaff specialist, Ambrogio Maestri.  Joining him are Eleanora Buratto and Laura Polverelli as the objects of his attention, Alice and Meg, Luca Salsi as Alice’s husband, Rosa Feola as their daughter Nanetta, and Saimir Pirgu as her love, Fenton.  Rounding out the cast are Daniela Barcellona as the cunning Mistress Quickly, Saveria Fiore as Dr.

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