Friday Apr. 21, 2017
<< April 2017
See what was playing at Go
Choose another day Go
 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Eugene Ysaye: Childhood Dream (Reve d'enfant)
Bienne Symphony Orchestra / Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Rachel Kolly d'Alba, violin
Warner 67181 Buy now
12:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: L'Estro Armonico: Concerto No. 8 for Two Violins
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
Erato 55013 Buy now
12:20 am Paul Taffanel: Andante Pastoral and Scherzettino
Laurel Zucker, flute
Cantilena 66024 Buy now
12:27 am Deems Taylor: Through the Looking Glass
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3099 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:06 am Frederick Delius: Summer Evening
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5208 Buy now
1:13 am Carl Nielsen: Aladdin Suite
San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt
London/Decca 425857 Buy now
1:40 am Emmanuel Chabrier: Habanera
Vienna Philharmonic / John Eliot Gardiner
DG 447751 Buy now
1:44 am Niccolo Paganini: Sonata Concertata
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 437837 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Simon Jeffes: Perpetuum mobile
BBC Concert Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth
London/Decca 425218 Buy now
2:06 am Saverio Mercadante: Flute Concerto No. 1
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
James Galway, flute
RCA 7703 Buy now
2:29 am James Sutcliffe: Gymnopedie
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra / Howard Hanson
Mercury 434347 Buy now
2:34 am Franz Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 61964 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Alexander Glazunov: Song of the Minstrel (Chant du menestrel)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / David Amos
Meir Rimon, horn
Crystal 510 Buy now
3:06 am Carl Maria von Weber: Symphony No. 2
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orfeo 91841 Buy now
3:25 am Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso No. 6 "Theme and variations"
La Petite Bande / Sigiswald Kuijken
DHM 77010 Buy now
3:37 am Edward Elgar: Wand of Youth: Overture, Serenade, and Sun Dance
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd
Naxos 557166 Buy now
3:45 am Joseph Wolfl: Piano Sonata No. 3
Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Harmonia Mundi 907324 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Robert Burns: Ae Fond Kiss
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Rory Macdonald
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 21290 Buy now
4:06 am Alessandro Marcello: Oboe Concerto
I Musici
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 420189 Buy now
4:19 am Aaron Jay Kernis: Musica Celestis
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Virgin 45464 Buy now
4:32 am Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12 "American"
Endellion String Quartet
Virgin 90807 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am George Frideric Handel: Amadigi di Gaula: Sento la gioia (I feel the joy)
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 40329 Buy now
5:06 am Michael Hurd: Sinfonia Concertante
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / David Lloyd-Jones
Robert Gibbs, violin
Naxos 555069 Buy now
5:17 am Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2: Little Train of the Caipira
Nashville Symphony Orchestra / Kenneth Schermerhorn
Naxos 557460 Buy now
5:23 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra / Gustavo Dudamel
DG 16869 Buy now
5:33 am Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 3
Olga Kern, piano
Harmonia Mundi 907289 Buy now
5:41 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 3
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra / Adam Fischer
Nimbus 5407 Buy now
 6 AM - 10 AM
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 10 AM
Mid-day Classics
10:01 am Jacques Offenbach: King Carotte Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra / Antonio de Almeida
Philips 422057 Buy now
10:06 am Richard Strauss: Don Juan
Cleveland Orchestra / George Szell
Sony 36721 Buy now
10:23 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Capriccio
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67306 Buy now
10:30 am Johann Fasch: Recorder Concerto
Ensemble Marsyas
Pamela Thorby, recorder
Linn 467 Buy now
10:39 am Domenico Cimarosa: Giannina and Bernardone: Overture
Toronto Chamber Orchestra / Kevin Mallon
Naxos 570279 Buy now
10:46 am Antonin Dvorak: Scherzo Capriccioso
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Andre Previn
Telarc 80206 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Denis Plante: Suite Piedra libre: La Mancha
Atma 2547 Buy now
11:06 am Frederic Curzon: Dance of an Ostracised Imp
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp
Hyperion 67400 Buy now
11:10 am Andrew York: Sunburst
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 Buy now
11:16 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
Sinfonia Varsovia / Yehudi Menuhin
Francois-Rene Duchable, piano
EMI 56875 Buy now
11:44 am Franz Pokorny: Concerto for Two Horns
Concerto Amsterdam / Jaap Schroder
Hermann Baumann, horn
Acanta 43278 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Pietro Locatelli: Violin Sonata No. 2: Allegro
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363 Buy now
12:06 pm Andrei Panufnik: Old Polish Suite
Polish Chamber Orchestra / Mariusz Smolij
Naxos 570032 Buy now
12:17 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Te Deum
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 470286 Buy now
12:27 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Joshua Bell, violin
London/Decca 433519 Buy now
12:38 pm Ludwig Lebrun: Oboe Concerto No. 2
Potsdam Chamber Academy / Albrecht Mayer
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
DG 4792942 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Johan Svendsen: String Quartet: 3rd movement
Oslo String Quartet
CPO 999858 Buy now
1:06 pm Ron Nelson: Mayflower Overture
Keystone Wind Ensemble / Jack Stamp
Klavier 11168 Buy now
1:13 pm Carlos Baguer: Symphony No. 13
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9456 Buy now
1:28 pm Gabriel Pierne: Concert Piece for Harp and Orchestra
French National Radio and Television Orchestra / Jean Martinon
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 88069 Buy now
1:45 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 2
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 60453 Buy now
 2 PM - 6 PM
Afternoon Classics
with Anna Singer
WQED-FM's Anna Singer hosts your afternoon and drive time classical music - complete with BBC Newscasts, weather and the latest arts news.
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:00 pm Emmanuel Chabrier: Pastoral Suite: Villagers' Dance
French National Orchestra / Armin Jordan
Erato 88018 Buy now
6:06 pm Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 10
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 4787471 Buy now
6:08 pm Percy Grainger: Spoon River
Dallas Wind Symphony / Jerry Junkin
Reference 117 Buy now
6:14 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Summer
Il Giardino Armonico
Enrico Onofri, violin
Teldec 97671 Buy now
6:25 pm Alan Thomas: Variations on "The Carnival of Venice"
Cavatina Duo
Bridge 9448 Buy now
6:37 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4: 1st movement
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
DG 429778 Buy now
 7 PM
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
 8 PM - 10 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Live
with Jim Cunningham
A live broadcast from Heinz Hall as Manfred Honeck conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the Overture to "Armida" by Haydn and the Mozart Symphony No. 39. Till Fellner plays the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3. Jim Cunningham hosts.
 10 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
The Symphony, Part IX - In this next chapter in our survey of the symphony, we will turn to Germany, Austria, and France during the turbulent years after the Great War. Bill will introduce us to symphonies by Hans Pfitzner, Albert Roussel, Franz Schmidt, and we will also hear a wonderful performance of Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin's My Ship, sung by Dawn Upshaw.
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
11:01 pm Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 431680 Buy now
11:06 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Sextet for Two Horns and Strings
Consortium Classicum
Dabringhaus 3010594 Buy now
11:22 pm Traditional Irish: Carolan's Trip to Cashel
Kirk Elliott
Pipistrelle 2016 Buy now
11:25 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra / Jeffrey Kahane
Hilary Hahn, violin
DG 986 Buy now
11:43 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 18
Ingrid Haebler, piano
Denon 73087 Buy now

Support WQED Radio

WQED-FM relies on listener donations to provide classical content on the radio and the internet. Please support the service you are about to hear.

Thank you.

Donate Like us on Facebook Like Us Follow us on Twitter Follow Us