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Rarely Heard Dvorak on Symphony @ 7

1:56PM
February
10, 2014

This evening on Symphony @ 7, we have a musical treat in the form of the rarely heard Symphony No. 2 in Bb by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. He was 24 when he completed this work in 1865. His big break in the music world with his Slavonic Dances was still about a dozen years away.

The Great American Symphony

12:00PM
July
8, 2013

We’ve just celebrated Independence Day, which means most of us had a good dose of All-American music by the likes of Sousa, Copland, and Gershwin. Now seems a good time to take this one step further and look at the larger American music landscape.

Quartet Gives ‘Pop-Up’ Concert on Airplane Sitting on Tarmac

10:00AM
June
10, 2013

While their airplane waited on the tarmac for three hours recently, members of the Philadelphia Orchestra – touring China for the first time in 40 years- gave a “pop-up” concert for their fellow passengers.

Dvorak for Mandolins and Schubert for Guitar on Next Fretworks

1:52PM
June
6, 2013

Fretworks, our weekly program for music for the classical guitar, will feature several unique arrangements for the next broadcast on Saturday evening at 7 pm here on Classical 101. Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances have long been popular in their orchestral version, but we have one of them arranged for the Toulouse Mandolin Ensemble [...]

A musical toast to the Top Ten Classical Mothers

2:12PM
May
8, 2013

Haydn’s father would play the harp, while iss mother sang the melodies.

Music from North America on Next Fretworks

1:44PM
April
25, 2013

On the next Fretworks broadcast this Saturday evening at 7 pm, we conclude our month-long geographical excursion for International Guitar Month with music from North America.

Next Fretworks: Bach on 8-String Guitar and Dvorak for 4 Mandolins

Paul Galbraith In Practice
Paul Galbraith In Practice
6:00AM
February 9, 2013

This week, we’ll hear Bach played on an unusual 8-string guitar by Paul Galbraith as well as the Modern Mandolin Quartet and guitarist John Williams.

Sounds of The Big Apple Saturday on The American Sound

black-and-white photo of the Brooklyn Bridge leading to Manhattan
The Brooklyn Bridge - one of New York City's icons - leads gracefully across the East River to Manhattan.
1:55PM
January
24, 2013

There’s nothing like seeing Lincoln Center all dolled up at night or walking through Central Park on a slightly chilly autumn Saturday morning. And there’s nothing like the city’s rich traditions in classical music and jazz. Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a program of music inspired by NYC this Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.

Dvorak’s Great-Grandson, Josef Suk, Dies At 81

Josef Suk conducting the Suk Chamber Orchestra in a 2000 concert.
Josef Suk conducting the Suk Chamber Orchestra in a 2000 concert.
9:03AM
July
11, 2011

Josef Suk, know in many music circles as a stellar interpreter of his great-grandfather Antonin Dvorak’s Violin Concerto and chamber works has died after a lengthy illness.

Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert on PBS Great Performances

the exterior of new york's carnegie hall
New York's Carnegie Hall celebrates its 120th anniversary this year.
1:03PM
May
31, 2011

Great Performances presents a gala concert by the New York Philharmonic celebrating the 120th anniversary of New York’s Carnegie Hall tonight (Tuesday, May 31) at 8 pm on WOSU TV.