Upcoming and Noteworthy

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

Beginning with Memorial Day in May, many communities enjoy a summer of a variety of parades, and this week’s Dress Circle (7/23 – 7:00 pm) will be looking at some of the parades featured in a variety of musicals including a desire to be included from “Anyone Can Whistle,” the parade of humanity found in “Grand Hotel,” the one and only Macy’s parade in “Here’s Love,” a wedding parade in “Flower Drum Song,” and an anthem to life from “Hello, Dolly!” along with many more familiar and unfamiliar shows.  Don’t forget to join us on Face Book and at our website www.DCSRO.com.  You’ll also find rec

This Monday (7/17)  afternoon at One from Trinity Wall Street:

Cantata BWV18: "Just as the rain & snow fall from Heaven

Cantata BWV 52: "False world, I don't trust you"

Cantata BWV 107: "Why do you wish to trouble yourself?"

Julian Wachner leads the Trinity Baroque Choir and Orchestra

This Friday's (7/14) Noontime Concert from Lenape Chamber Ensemble features Stravinsky's Suite Italienne for Violin & Piano, the Clarinet Quintet by Max Reger and the Piano Quartet in E-flat by Antonin Dvorak.

Performances from The Lyric Opera of Chicago continue this week (7/16 3:00 p.m.) with their production of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” featuring Mariusz Kwiecien as Onegin.  Joining him will be Ana Maria Martinez as Tatyana, Charles Castronovo as Lensky, Alisa Kolosova as Olga, and as Prince Gremin, Dmitry Belosselskiy.  Alejo Perez conducts the Lyric Opera Chorus and Orchestra.  Tchaikovsky’s music will also be featured after the opera when Michael Kownacky will conclude the program with the Manfred Symphony, Op. 58 performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Ricardo Chailly.

The Dress Circle this week (7/16 7:00 p.m.) will feature the second program in our series celebrating the life and talents of George Gershwin.  Along with selections from musicals such as “Lady Be Good!”, “Oh, Kay,” and “Funny Face” as well as the films “Delicious” and “The Goldwyn Follies” which was the last film for which Gershwin wrote songs before his death.  Join us for some familiar and unfamiliar music from this American original, and don’t forget to look for webcasts of programs you may have missed.

Courtesy Marlboro Music

Since 1951, Marlboro Music has been a mecca for musicians and chamber music-lovers.  The Classical Network is pleased to announce the debut of its newest concert broadcast series, “Music from Marlboro,” featuring performances from the Marlboro archive, this Wednesday at 6 pm, hosted by Ross Amico.

This Monday (7/10) Bach at One features guest conductor Scott Jarrett and the Trinity Orchestra and Choir in "Der Geist hilft unser Schachheit"  (The Spirit gives aid to our weakness) BWV 226 and "Komm Jesu, Komm" BWV 229.  Join Marjorie Herman Monday at 1 PM.

Mozart, Prokofiev & Brahms from Lenape Chamber Ensemble

Jul 6, 2017

Friday's Noontime Concert (7/7) from the Lenape Chamber Ensemble includes Mozart's Piano Trio, K. 548., Prokofiev's Flute Sonata & Brahms' String Quartet, op. 51 no. 2.

This week's On the Wind features In Wartime, written just prior to the start of the Iraq War in 2003, by David Del Tredici for Wind Orchestra.  It is a striking work.   That is followed by a trumpet concerto written by Jörg Widmann for the young wunderkind, Segie Nakariakov (now 45!!!) titled Ad Absurdum, a work that begins at a moto perpetuo pace and proceeds from there.  And finally, the Octet for Horn, Piano, 2 Violins, 2 Violas, cello and double bass by Sir Arnold Bax.

One of the world’s best known and best loved operas will be featured on this week’s Sunday Opera (7/9 – 3:00 p.m.) when the recent Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” will air.  Anita Rachvelishvili is the Carmen, and her Don Jose is Chicago regular Brandon Jovanovich.  Also included in the cast are Eleonora Buratto as Micaela and Christian Van Horn as Escamillo.  The production’s conductor is Ainars Rubikis.  After the opera, join Michael Kownacky for more music of Bizet including his charming Symphony in C major written, and discarded, when he was seventeen and

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