Classical Showcase

Fridays at 7pm

Special concerts and recitals from far and wide, Fridays at 7pm.

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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, April 17-23:

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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, February 21st through 27th, 2016. 

Weekly Highlights for February 21st-27th: 

Sunday, February 21st: 

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

Mozart's Overture from The Magic Flute played by the OSU Symphony and conducted by Marshall Haddock.

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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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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. 

The next Classical Showcase on Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101, will present two great works: Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G and Symphony No. 5 in D Minor by Dmitri Shostakovich.  

John Eliot Gardiner conducting at Carnegie Hall in 2012.
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Claudio Montiverdi's Vespers of 1610 will be the next musical offering presented on the "Carnegie Hall Live" series on Classical Showcase Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101.  

Thomas Hampson
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American Baritone Thomas Hampson will present a recital with pianist Wolfram Rieger called "War Cries and Lamentationsons" on Classical Showcase Friday evening at 7pm on Classical 101.  It's part of the "Carnegie Hall Live" series recorded earlier this year in New York City.

Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101, Classical Showcase presents three piano concertos in an all-Beethoven program with Leif Ove Andsnes, who will lead the Mahler Chamber Orchestra from the keyboard.

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Join us Friday evenings at 7 pm for Classical Showcase as we begin a 13-part series, "Carnegie Hall Live!" here on Classical 101.  Each week a guest host welcomes world-famous luminaries to the Carnegie stage, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras.

This Friday’s program, recorded June 21 of last year, features violinist Joshua Bell with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s conducted by Cristian Macalaru. 

The Requiem of Mozart by John Eliot Gardiner with Barbara Bonney, Soprano.
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The final concert of the Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall being presented on Classical Showcase, features three works dealing with the theme of women in Christianity.

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and soloists, will perform Bruckner’s Ave Maria, the final scene from Poulenc’s opera Dialogues of the Carmalites, and James MacMillan’s Woman of the Apocalypse. The final work on the program will be an unusual performance of Mozart’s Requiem.

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Innovative programming continues on the "Spring for Music" series from Carnegie Hall being presented on Classical Showcase Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101 with two large-scale works for orchestra and chorus: John Adams' Harmonium from 1980 and The Ordering of Moses, an oratorio which premiered in 1937, by Robert Nathaniel Dett.

Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101, Classical Showcase presents another performance from the Spring for Music Festival from Carnegie Hall in New York with a concert performance of American composer Howard Hanson’s 1933 opera, Merry Mount.  The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will be led by Michael Christie with soloists, the Eastman-Rochester Chorus and the Bach Children’s Chorus of Nazareth College.

The first of six “Spring for Music” concert series programs from Carnegie Hall in New York airs this Friday evening at 7 with a performance of Christopher Rouse’s Requiem. This 90 minute work from 2003 was composed for the bicentenary of Hector Berlioz’s birth.