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Weekly Highlights for Classical 101

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You probably don't listen to Classical 101 on an old Degen DE1103, but however you tune in to programming, we appreciate your patronage. Here's a taste of what's to come February 7th-13th on Classical 101; Classical music all day, every day.

Every week is concert week on Classical 101. 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, January 31 through February 6, 2016. 

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Weekly Highlights for February - 13th:

 

Sunday, February 7th:

 

1:00 PM, Concerts@Ohio State with Christopher Purdy

Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 5 in D will be performed by the Ohio State University Symphony, conducted by Antoine Clark. This work is decidedly more Romantic and lush than Vaughan Williams' previous symphony, and it even borrows from his opera (the composer referred to it as a "morality" piece) , unfinished at the time, The Pilgrim's Progress

 

 

8:00 PM, Musica Sacra with Christopher Purdy

John Rutter's The Gift of Life

 

Monday, February 8th:

 

7:00 PM, Essential Classics: "Music you know you know even if you don’t know you know it."

Ottorino Respighi's The Birds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZzpcnYy1jQ

 

 

Tuesday, February 9th:

 

7:00 PM, The American Sound with Jennifer Hambrick

A Symphony for Fun  by Don Gillis

 

Wednesday, February 10th:    

 

7:00 PM, Fretworks with John Rittmeyer

Seven Spanish Folk Songs by Manuel de Falla

                       

Thursday, February 11th:

 

7:00 PM, Symphony@7 with John Rittmeyer

Ravi Shankar's Symphony is his only work for a Western symphony, but the composer is well-known to Indian and Western listeners alike. This work features solo sitar with Western orchestra. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eo7uTJYq5p4

 

Friday, February 12th:    

      

7:00 PM, The San Francisco Symphony 

The SFS presents pieces by Schulhoff, Shostakovich, and Tchaikovsky.

 

Saturday, February 13th :

 

1:00 PM, Metropolitan Opera Broadcast

This week: Verdi's famous Il Trovatore

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdX3T_Kjcos

 

6:00 PM, The American Sound with Jennifer Hambrick

Valentine Waltzes by George Antheil

 

7:00 PM, Fretworks with John Rittmeyer

Paul Galbraith uses his 8-string guitar for Songs of La Mancha by Federico Moreno Torroba

 

8:00 PM, Concierto

Each week, Concierto presents a bilingual festival of Latin American sound and culture. 

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