Upcoming and Noteworthy

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

This week’s Dress Circle (9/17  7 p.m.) is taking a second look at some of our “new to us” recent acquisitions before they enter our permanent catalogue to be used in upcoming programs.  We’re including a few cast recordings including “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” the failed 2015 revival of “Gigi” which starred Vanessa Hudgens, and the current London cast of “Dreamgirls” starring Amber Riley.  Composer Charles Strouse will perform a few of his own works from the CD "Charles Strouse Sings," and we'll also showcase Kristin Chenoweth in performance from her televised special "Coming Home."

Thursday's (9-14) Noontime Concert from Astral Artists features violinist Ayano Ninomiya & cellist Timotheos Petrin in Zoltan Kodaly's Duo, op. 7, Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet, Danbi Um, violin, Maurycy Banascek, viola & Timotheos Petrin with Krzysztof Penderecki's Clarinet Quartet and Sergei Taneyev's Piano Quintet in g minor played by Viktor Valkov on piano with Ninomiya, Um, Banascek & Petrin.

Scott Allen Jarrett directs Grand Harmonie in Friday's (9-15) Noontime Concert in Beethoven's Symphony No. 1.  Also on the program is "Ah! Perfidao," op. 65 sung by Jacqueline Stucker.

Noontime Concert with the PRISM Quartet

Sep 12, 2017

Tuesday's Noontime Concert will feature the Philadelphia-based PRISM Quartet in music by Harry Partch (featuring the ensemble Partch, performing on instruments designed by the composer), works for saxophone quartet by Steve Lehman and Stratis Minakakis, and a concerto by Chen Yi.

This Friday (9/15) at 8 pm the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and music director Rossen Milanov perform a program titled "Metamorphosis" featuring Hindemith's  "Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Weber", "La Mer" by Claude Debussy, and the U.S. premiere of Zhou Tian's "Broken Ink." 

Celebrating Our Musical Future returns from summer break with chamber music performances by students at The Curtis Institute of Music.  The broadcast program will feature Mozart's Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat major K 452 and Franz Schubert's Octet in F Major D 803.  David Osenberg hosts this program Monday at 8 pm.

Join us as we’re treated to an archival performance of “La Gioconda” from the San Francisco Opera this Sunday (9/7 – 3:00 p.m.).  This 1979 production of the Amilcare Ponchielli / Arrigo Boito (under the pseudonym/anagram Tobia Gorrio) opera features the debuts of Renata Scotto and Luciano Pavarotti in the roles of La Gioconda and Enzo Grimaldo.  The love story based on the play “Angelo, Tyrant of Padua” by Victor Hugo, follows a famous singer as she gives up her happiness and life for the man she loves because of a kindness shown to her mother by her rival.  This cast also includes Ferruc

It’s all about some “recent acquisitions” on this week’s Dress Circle (9/10 – 7:00 p.m.).  One of us has had extra time on his hands, so the time for shopping in on-line bargain bins for CDs has increased.  The result is that we’ve had an influx of “new to us” CDs that we’d like to share before they get worked into our catalogue for future Dress Circle programming.  This week is the first of two programs and will include selections from The Burt Bacharach Album: Broadway Sings the Best of Burt Bacharach, Young Love: The Best of Tab Hunter, the current Broadway hit “Waitress,” a wonderful mu

Sounds Choral this week unveils a brand new format and panel of hosts that include some of the most accomplished and respected choral conductors and scholars across the country.

In Friday's (9/8) Noontime Concert from Concerts on the Slope in Brooklyn we hear music for piano & winds by Jolivet, Persichetti, Gubaidulina and Carter.

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