Upcoming and Noteworthy

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

The midday Princeton University Chapel Organ recitals return for a new season this Thursday, Sept. 28, with a performance by Benjamin Sheen, featuring program of works by Sir William Walton, Mozart, Schumann and Louis Vierne.

Hungarian music on this Wednesday's "Music from Marlboro"

Sep 26, 2017

Hungary for chamber music?  Join Ross Amico for music by Zoltán Kodály (his Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12) and Ernő Dohnányi (the Piano Quintet in C minor, Op. 1) in performances from the Marlboro Music Festival, this Wednesday at 6 pm.

Over the next three weeks, The Piano Matters will explore the artistry of Glenn Gould, who passed away 35 years ago and would have been 85 this year, in a series of programs celebrating his performances of Bach - including his lauded recordings of the Goldberg Variations - as well as music by other composers. Host David Dubal welcomes fellow pianist, scholar and writer Benjamin Laude, who received his Masters and Doctorate from Juilliard, as his special guest they discuss Gould's style and survey various recordings.

On Friday's (9/29) Noon Concert from Melomanie we'll hear, on baroque intstruments:

Sonata by Francois Couperin

Gulliver Suite for 2 Violins by Telemann

Selections from 44 Duos by Bartok

Les Folies d'Espagne by Jean-Pierre Guignon

Just a Regular Child (2016) by David Schelat

Improvisations performed by Daniela Pierson & Christof Richter, baroque violins

Dance Suite by Couperin

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.

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

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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