Classical 101 Archives For: April 23, 2012
Seventy years ago today, November 14, 1943, 25 year old Leonard Bernstein made a triumphant debut conducting the New York Philharmonic. He had been an assistant conductor with that great orchestra for only two months, but fate intervened to give his career a huge boost.
What city are you? Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a musical tour of great American cities, Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.
As it turns out, our next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 will bring us music from Venezuela, Argentina, Spain, Italy and England, with the centerpiece for the hour, Joaquin Rodrigo’s popular and very enjoyable Fantasia par un gentilhombre.
David Danzmayr and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra explore the possibilities of Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 in a finished form Sunday at 1:00pm on the ProMusica broadcast.