From Astor Piazzolla to Stanley Myers on the Next Fretworks

Jason Vieaux (left) and Julien Labro
Jason Vieaux (left) and Julien Labro will be featured on the next episode of Fretworks.
1:40PM
September 18, 2014

On the next Fretworks, we’re seeing in the beginning of autumn with Astor Piazzolla’s Otono Porteno, from the Four Seasons of Buenos Aires featuring Jason Vieaux, Julien Labro.

Gustavo Dudamel Conducts on the Next Classical Showcase

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic
12:46PM
September 18, 2014

Friday at 7 pm on Classical 101, hear a prime example of the power of art to do good. Gustavo Dudamel will lead the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra on the next Classical Showcase.

11 Year Old Busker Meets His Hero, Joshua Bell

2:40PM
September
16, 2014

As reported recently in NPR’s Deceptive Cadence, an 11 year old violinist named Dylan Hamme got to meet and play a duet with his music idol, Joshua Bell, on live national television no less. It seems he was busking on 5th Avenue near Rockefeller Center and was asked in to the NBC studio of the Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda.

Bela Fleck and the Brasil Guitar Duo on Fretworks

2:05PM
September
12, 2014

Five-string banjo player extraordinaire Bela Fleck will open the next Fretworks broadcast on Classical 101 with a virtuoso display of musical ability with his transcription of Niccolo Paganini’s Moto Perpetuo.

Arcangelo on Next Classical Showcase Friday at 7 PM

11:05AM
September
12, 2014

Our new weekly concert series, Classical Showcase, airing Friday evenings at 7 pm on Classical 101, will present the London-based period-instrument ensemble Arcangelo.

A Musical Carnival of the Animals

11:37AM
September
11, 2014

Camille Saint-Saens may have written the best-loved piece of classical music illustrating various members of the animal kingdom in his “zoological fantasy,” Carnival of the Animals, wherein human musicians play musical instruments expressing their character in a delightful way.

New Concierto de Aranjuez From Guitarist Milos Karadaglic

Milos Karadaglic
Milos Karadaglic
1:31PM
September 4, 2014

Milos Karadaglic, the internationally acclaimed young guitarist from Montenegro has released a new recording featuring the most popular and best-loved of all guitar concertos which will be the centerpiece of our next Fretworks broadcast on Classical 101.

Classical Showcase Fridays at 7 on Classical 101

Michael Tilson Thomas
Michael Tilson Thomas
10:30AM
September 4, 2014

You can hear our new series Classical Showcase 7 to 9pm beginning this Friday here on Classical 101. This weekly feature will showcase a different concert event each each Friday evening for your enjoyment.

Dvorak, Stephen Foster and Hawaiian Guitar on Fretworks

12:08PM
August
28, 2014

For the Labor Day weekend on Fretworks, we’ll hear the Modern Mandolin Quartet play their arrangement of music by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak written while he was in the United States in Spilville, Iowa in 1893.