Upcoming and Noteworthy

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

On The Dress Circle this Sunday (6/18 ) at 7:00 pm, we'll be inviting you to get up and dance as we look at ballets and dances from Broadway musicals.    Included will be "La Princess Zenobia" from "On Your Toes" as well as The Sadie Hawkins Ballet from "Li'l Abner" and The "Havana scene" from "Guys and Dolls."  More Richard Rodgers music will be featured through ballets from "Carousel" and "Oklahoma!" as well.  Put on your dancing shoes, and join us for a happy hour of music from the stage.

Join us for Thursday's Noontime Concert (6/15) from Gotham Early Music Scene  as harpsichordist Gavin Black plays music by Johann Jacob Froberger and Dietrich Buxtehude.

On the Tuesday Noontime Concert (6/13), The Classical Network continue its partnership with Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS), with a concert from Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in midtown Manhattan.

Join Marjorie Herman this Monday (6/12) at 1 PM  for two cantatas for double chorus and orchestra from Trinity Wall Street in NYC.

Celebrating Our Musical Future (Monday 6/12 at 8 pm) features a potpourri of performances from the Peabody Conservatory at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Violinist Rolf Schulte, cellist Hakuro Mori and pianist Kumi Ogano present "An Evening of Trios" on Friday's (6/9) Noontime Concert.  The program includes Haydn Trio Hob.XV No. 1, Brahms op 87 and Ravel's 1914 Piano Trio.

Detail of "The Trojan Horse" by Henri Paul Motte

Sunday, June 11 at 3:00 pm:  This week's Sunday Opera will feature the Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Hector Berlioz's epic "Les Troyens."   This grand opera is based on Virgil's "Aeneid," and the libretto begins with the Trojan Horse and the fall of Troy and continues through to Dido's death and the impending destruction of Carthage.  

The Dress Circle on Sunday, June 11 (7 pm) will be featuring selections from five musicals that have played at London's Royal National Theatre.  Included will be Judi Dench in Sondheim's "A Little Night Music," Frank Loesser's "Guys and Dolls" with Julie Covington and Ian Charleson, Lerner and Loewe's "My Fair Lady" Starring Martine McCutcheon and Jonathan Pryce, Leonard Bernstein's "Candide," and Maria Friedman in "Lady in the Dark" by Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin.  Also included will be selections from "Oklahoma!" featuring Hugh Jackman and Peter Poylcarpou.

Join us Thursday, 6/8 at noon for a concert from Gotham Early Music Scene titled "Hors d'oevres: Sound Bites of 17th c. France" with Duo Seraphim: Niccolo Seligman, viola  da gamba & soprano Sarah Hawkey.

This Tuesday and next, on its Noontime Concerts, the Classical Network renews its partnership with Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS).  Join Ross Amico today at 12 pm for a recital from the Chapel at St. Bartholomew’s Church in midtown Manhattan of works by Girolamo Frescobaldi.  The performer, harpsichordist Gavin Black, is founder and director of the Princeton Early Keyboard Center.

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