Upcoming and Noteworthy

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

Enjoy an organ recital by Kristiaan Seynhave from The Princeton Festival this Tuesday at 4 pm. Glenn Smith is your host for this program that will include Cesar Franck's Grande Piece Symphonique Op. 17 and Charles-Marie Widor's Organ Symphony No. 5.

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs a program featuring Tan Dun, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Camille Saint-Saens and Maurice Ravel under Music Director Xian Zhang this Friday at 8 pm. 

Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Lyric Opera of Chicago as we present the first in this year's broadcast series, featuring Wagner's Das Rheingold. Tune in Sunday at 3 pm.

Cast:
Wotan: Eric Owens
Alberich: Samuel Youn
Loge: Štefan Margita
Fricka: Tanja Ariane Baumgartner
Fasolt: Wilhelm Schwinghammer
Fafner: Tobias Kehrer
Erda: Okka von der Damerau

The Princeton Festival returns to The Classical Network's airwaves this week, beginning Thursday (5/25) at 4 pm with a concert by the Festival Baroque Orchestra and concertmaster Juan Carlos Zamudio. Featured on the program is Francesco Maria Veracini's Overture No. 3 in B-Flat, Georg Philipp Telemann's Concerto in D minor for two oboes, bassoon, strings and continuo, and Antonio Vivaldi's Motet In furore iustissimae irae. You'll also hear Guiseppe Torelli's Trumpet Concerto in D and Johann David Heinichen's Concerto A 7 in G. 

Time again to hit the Slope.  Join Ross Amico for Tuesday’s Noontime Concert, when he will introduce music from Concerts on the Slope, from St. John’s Episcopal Church, located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.  On the program will be music by Princeton University Ph.D. candidates Andy Akiho and Caroline Shaw (recipient of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Music), John Cage, and the series’ composer-in-residence Ke-Chia Chen.

Bach, Buxtehude & Heinichen on Bach at ONE

May 22, 2017

This Monday (5/22) on Bach at One Julian Wachner leads New York Baroque Incorporated in "Ist es recht?" by Dietrich Buxtehude, a concerto by Johann David Heinichen and J.S. Bach's Cantata BWV 9 "Es ist Heil uns kommen her."   Avi Stein plays the harpsichord solo in the Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 5.

Our Sunday Opera this weekend takes you to Russia for music by Mikhael Glinka. Enjoy a full performance of A Life for the Tsar, followed by dances from Ruslan and Lyudmila. Michael Kownacky is your host for this afternoon of opera.

On this week's Celebrating Our Musical Future (Monday 8 pm), enjoy the Masters of Music Recital given last year by soprano Christine Lyons at the Peabody Conservatory at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

The ACO Experience features music from the American Composers Orchestra. Each month you can enjoy performances from  past SONiC (Sounds of a New Century) Festivals, and this week you'll hear Bantammer Swing - a work for contrabass flute - by Ned McGowan, Memory Palace by Christopher Cerrone, and When the Real Dragons Fly by Fred Ho. That's Monday at 9 pm.

Borealis Wind Quintet on Friday's Noontime Concert

May 18, 2017

Hear the Borealis Wind Quintet from the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem in music of Carl Nielsen, Samuel Barber, Nino Rota, Charles Lefebvre and Eric Ewazen, on Friday's (5/19) Noontime Concert.

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