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Jason Vieaux and Modern Mandolin Quartet on Fretworks

1:19PM
May
1, 2014

This Saturday at 7pm on Classical 101 on Fretworks, we’ll hear from guitarist Jason Vieaux’s brand new recording with music of Francesco Tarrega, and Antonio Carlos Jobim and Stanley Myers’ lovely Cavatina from The Deer Hunter.

Handel and Music From Bizet’s Carmen on Next Fretworks

12:58PM
March
6, 2014

Conductor and arranger Peter Breiner has made an intriguing setting for guitar and orchestra of music from George Bizet’s opera Carmen. Bizet’s 1875 opera is so full of good tunes, Breiner made his arrangement into four movements lasting about 50 minutes.

Grand Early 19th Century Guitar Concerto on Fretworks

1:32PM
February
27, 2014

This week on Fretworks, we have one of the great early 19th century guitar concertos, Mauro Giuliani’s Guitar Concerto in A, Op. 30. This work from around 1812 is in Late Classical/Early Romantic style and is a joy to hear.

Xuefei Yang Plays Bach Concerto on Fretworks

12:41PM
February
20, 2014

On our next Fretworks broadcast, the exciting young Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang will play music of Johann Sebastian Bach from her CD of Bach concertos arranged for guitar and string quartet.

A “Concerto of the South” on the Next Fretworks

1:47PM
January
23, 2014

On our next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101, we’ll have some musical warmth for a cold day with the Concierto del Sur, “Concerto of the South” by Mexican composer Manuel Ponce.

First Anniversary for Fretworks on Classical 101

1:29PM
January
2, 2014

The first Fretworks broadcast for 2014 this Saturday evening at 7 also marks the one year anniversary of the show

Chinese Guitarist Xuefei Yang To Release New Album Soon

4:30PM
October
28, 2013

The exciting young Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang already has an international reputation for her fine sense of artistry and performing ability. She has been heard several times on Classical 101′s weekly program for music of the classical guitar, Fretworks, Saturday evenings at 7.

Cavatina by Stanley Myers on Fretworks

1:30PM
September
19, 2013

Join us Saturday evening at 7 p.m. for music of the classical guitar on Fretworks on Classical 101, with music ranging from Antonio Vivaldi and Nicolo Paganini, to Astor Piazzolla, Alexander Tansman and Stanley Myers.

Music for Guitar, Flute, Lute, Violin, and Cello on Fretworks

1:29PM
September
12, 2013

This Saturday evening on Fretworks, we have music for a variety of instruments: solo guitar, lute accompanied by violin and cello, flute and guitar, and an English guitar concerto.

A Trio by Molino and a Concerto by Villa-Lobos on Fretworks

12:45PM
August
15, 2013

Our next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101 will include solo, trio, and concerto performances. This week’s program for music of the classical guitar will feature works from Spain, Italy, and Brazil.