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Weekly Highlights: July 4th Special

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Celebrate the week of July 4th by listening to the best Classical music chosen to fit the holiday, only on WOSU Classical 101.

Every week is concert week on Classical 101, but not every week includes the celebration of our nation. Tune in to hear everything from Ravel to Bach with witty insight and conversation from hosts in-the-know. Here's a sneak peek of what's on the menu for next week, July 3rd-10th, including special programming for the week  surrounding Independence Day.

Sunday, July 3rd:

1:00 PM, Music in Mid-Ohio with Christopher Purdy

The Westerville Symphony conducted by Peter Stafford Wilson performs Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.

8:00 PM, Musica Sacra

Gabrieli's Hodie completi sunt 


Monday, July 4th:

7:00 PM, Essential Classics with Christopher Purdy

Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks


Tuesday, July 5th:

7:00 PM, The American Sound with Jennifer Hambrick

Peter Schickele's American Dreams


Wednesday, July 6th:

7:00 PM, Fretworks with John Rittmeyer

The Modern Mandolin Quartet plays Copland’s “Hoe-Down” from Rodeo.

Thursday, July 7th:

7:00 PM, Symphony@7 with John Rittmeyer

John Williams' Cello Concerto


Friday, July 8th:

7:00 PM, Los Angelos Philharmonic

Stravinsky's Suites No. 1 and 2 for Small Orchestra


Saturday, July 9th:

1:00 PM, Opera and More with Christopher Purdy

Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado

6:00 PM, The American Sound with Jennifer Hambrick

Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring

7:00 PM, Fretworks with John Rittmeyer

Banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck plays selections by Chopin, which should be quite a sound to hear...