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Sense and Sensibility: Suite

  • Composer:Patrick Doyle
  • Conductor:Robert Ziegler
  • Orchestra/Ensemble:Studio Ensemble
  • Sony 62258

Schedule for June 14, 2024

(All times are U.S. Central).
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5:01 AM
  • Violin Sonata
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Soloists: Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
  • DG 7102
5:26 AM
  • Carmina Burana Wind Suite
  • Composer: Carl Orff
  • Conductor: Klaus Rainer Scholl
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Mainz Wind Ensemble
  • Wergo 6174
5:38 AM
  • Holberg Suite
  • Composer: Edvard Grieg
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • DG 423060
6:01 AM
  • Clarinet Concerto No. 1
  • Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
  • Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Soloists: Janet Hilton, clarinet
  • Chandos 8305
6:24 AM
  • The Green Bough
  • Composer: Joan Trimble
  • Soloists: Bruce Posner, piano
  • Koch 7287
6:29 AM
  • Serenade No. 2
  • Composer: Johannes Brahms
  • Conductor: Armin Jordan
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Orchestral Ensemble
  • Erato 45457
7:01 AM
  • 3 Argentinian Cantilenas and Finale
  • Composer: Carlos Guastavino
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Camerata Bariloche
  • Dorian 90202
7:20 AM
  • Quartet No. 6
  • Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna-Berlin Ensemble
  • Sony 52524
7:32 AM
  • Two Ballades
  • Composer: Fazil Say
  • Conductor: Scott Yoo
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra
  • Soloists: Fazil Say, piano
  • Cambria 1404
7:41 AM
  • Guitar Quintet No. 5
  • Composer: Luigi Boccherini
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy Chamber Ensemble
  • Soloists: Pepe Romero, guitar
  • Philips 438769
8:01 AM
  • The Wise Virgins Ballet Suite
  • Composer: William Walton
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Naxos 555868
8:21 AM
  • Waltz No. 8
  • Composer: Frederic Chopin
  • Soloists: Maria Joao Pires, piano
  • DG 4777483
8:25 AM
  • Symphony
  • Composer: Georges Bizet
  • Conductor: Paavo Jarvi
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Orchestra
  • Virgin 28613
9:01 AM
  • English Idyll No. 2
  • Composer: George Butterworth
  • Conductor: Mark Elder
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Halle Orchestra
  • Halle 7503
9:06 AM
  • Piano Sonata No. 8
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Soloists: Sara Davis Buechner, piano
  • Connoisseur Society 4202
9:23 AM
  • Serenade No. 2
  • Composer: Robert Volkmann
  • Conductor: Johannes Goritzki
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: German Chamber Academy
  • CPO 999159
9:37 AM
  • Concerto for Oboe and Violin
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Cafe Zimmermann
  • Soloists: Amandine Beyer, violin
  • Alpha 48
9:50 AM
  • Halcyon Days
  • Composer: Eric Coates
  • Conductor: Malcolm Nabarro
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: East of England Orchestra
  • ASV 2053
10:01 AM
  • A John Field Suite: Polka
  • Composer: Hamilton Harty
  • Conductor: Bryden Thomson
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
  • Chandos 6583
10:06 AM
  • Concerto for Mixed Instruments
  • Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
  • Conductor: Claudio Scimone
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: I Solisti Veneti
  • Soloists: Ugo Orlandi, mandolin
  • Erato 45203
10:19 AM
  • Children's Album: Villanelle
  • Composer: Cecile Chaminade
  • Soloists: Peter Jacobs, piano
  • Hyperion 66846
10:22 AM
  • Lyric Quartet: The Quiet One
  • Composer: William Grant Still
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Catalyst Quartet
  • Azica 71357
10:28 AM
  • Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite
  • Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky
  • Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • DG 435619
10:49 AM
  • As You Like It: Suite
  • Composer: Roger Quilter
  • Conductor: Adrian Leaper
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Marco Polo 223444
11:03 AM
  • Legend No. 7
  • Composer: Antonin Dvorak
  • Conductor: Jose Serebrier
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Warner 28787
11:06 AM
  • Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Tune
  • Composer: Aaron Copland
  • Soloists: Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
  • Warner 56229
11:13 AM
  • Armida: Sinfonia
  • Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Conductor: Michael Halasz
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Pardubice
  • Naxos 573488
11:20 AM
  • Nabucco: Overture
  • Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan
  • Sony 68468
11:27 AM
  • Oboe Concerto No. 9
  • Composer: Tomaso Albinoni
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: I Musici
  • Soloists: Heinz Holliger, oboe
  • Philips 432115
11:34 AM
  • Symphony No. 4: 4th movement
  • Composer: Johannes Brahms
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • London/Decca 4787471
11:45 AM
  • Be Thou My Vision
  • Composer: David Gillingham
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: North Texas Wind Symphony
  • Klavier 11124
11:52 AM
  • Celtic Fare
  • Composer: Scott Tennant/Simon Jeffes
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
  • Sony 89100
12:01 PM
  • Gavotte No. 2
  • Composer: David Popper
  • Soloists: Steven Isserlis, cello
  • Bis 1562
12:06 PM
  • King Stephen: Overture
  • Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sony 33509
12:14 PM
  • Valdres-March
  • Composer: Johannes Hanssen
  • Conductor: Bjarte Engeset
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra
  • Naxos 557017
12:19 PM
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever
  • Composer: John Philip Sousa
  • Conductor: Jack Kline
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: United States Marine Band
  • Altissimo 30082
12:23 PM
  • Concerto Serenade: 1st movement
  • Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
  • Conductor: Enrique Batiz
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Soloists: Nancy Allen, harp
  • EMI 67435
12:32 PM
  • Ma vlast (My Country): Vysehrad
  • Composer: Bedrich Smetana
  • Conductor: Zdenek Macal
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
  • Telarc 80265
12:47 PM
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Conductor: Grant Gershon
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Soloists: Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
  • Avie 2585
12:51 PM
  • Andante and Rondo Capriccioso
  • Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
  • Soloists: Jan Lisiecki, piano
  • DG 4836471
1:01 PM
  • Orchestral Quartet No. 5: Rondo
  • Composer: Carl Stamitz
  • Conductor: Donald Armstrong
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: NZSO Chamber Orchestra
  • Naxos 557671
1:06 PM
  • Tancredi: Overture
  • Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
  • Conductor: Yoel Levi
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Telarc 80334
1:13 PM
  • Koanga: La Calinda
  • Composer: Frederick Delius
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Halle Orchestra
  • EMI 65119
1:19 PM
  • Light-Hearted (Leichtes Blut) Polka
  • Composer: Johann StraussJr.
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic
  • Sony 77002
1:22 PM
  • The Seasons: Autumn
  • Composer: Alexander Glazunov
  • Conductor: Evgeny Svetlanov
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • EMI 69361
1:35 PM
  • Clarinet Concerto: 3rd movement
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Conductor: Hans Vonk
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Dresden State Orchestra
  • Soloists: Sabine Meyer, clarinet
  • EMI 55155
1:44 PM
  • Minuet Antique
  • Composer: Maurice Ravel
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Tesla Quartet
  • Orchid 100085
1:51 PM
  • Petite Suite: Finale
  • Composer: Alexander Borodin
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Chandos 9386
2:01 PM
  • Characteristic Suite: Scherzo
  • Composer: Henry Schoenefeld
  • Conductor: Reuben Blundell
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Gowanus Arts Ensemble
  • New Focus 166
2:07 PM
  • Roman Carnival Overture
  • Composer: Hector Berlioz
  • Conductor: Alexander Gibson
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
  • Chandos 8316
2:16 PM
  • String Symphony No. 5
  • Composer: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
  • Conductor: Amandine Beyer
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Gli Incogniti
  • Harmonia Mundi 905321
2:28 PM
  • The Comedians
  • Composer: Dmitri Kabalevsky
  • Conductor: Donald Barra
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: San Diego Chamber Orchestra
  • Koch 7042
2:45 PM
  • Renaissance Scottish Dances
  • Composer: Peter Maxwell Davies
  • Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Unicorn 9070
2:54 PM
  • March of the Trolls
  • Composer: Edvard Grieg
  • Conductor: Yondani Butt
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • ASV 6117
3:01 PM
  • Hungarian Dance
  • Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Soloists: Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin
  • EMI 57025
3:06 PM
  • Zadok the Priest
  • Composer: George Frideric Handel
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: phil Blech Wien
  • Soloists: Olivier Latry, organ
  • DG 4857221
3:13 PM
  • Sense and Sensibility: Suite
  • Composer: Patrick Doyle
  • Conductor: Robert Ziegler
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Studio Ensemble
  • Sony 62258
3:21 PM
  • Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Conductor: Andrew Constantine
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Soloists: Stewart Goodyear, piano
  • Orchid 100127
3:50 PM
  • The Planets: Jupiter
  • Composer: Gustav Holst
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Dallas Symphony Orchestra
  • Delos 3225
4:01 PM
  • Scherzo
  • Composer: Arthur Foote
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Arcata String Quartet
  • Soloists: Don Bailey, flute
  • Summit 239
4:06 PM
  • Symphony No. 82 "The Bear": Finale
  • Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Capella Istropolitana
  • Naxos 550139
4:11 PM
  • A Downland Suite
  • Composer: John Ireland
  • Conductor: David Garforth
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Chandos 8390
4:30 PM
  • Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
  • Composer: Richard Strauss
  • Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
  • DG 18913
4:47 PM
  • Symphony No. 9 "From the New World": 4th movement
  • Composer: Antonin Dvorak
  • Conductor: Ivan Fischer
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
  • Channel Classics 90110
5:01 PM
  • Blacksmith's Tune
  • Composer: Bengt Hallberg
  • Conductor: Jorma Panula
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Scandinavian Brass Ensemble
  • Bis 265
5:06 PM
  • National Emblem March
  • Composer: Edwin Bagley
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Pops Orchestra
  • RCA 60700
5:09 PM
  • You're a Grand Old Flag
  • Composer: George M. Cohan
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Mormon Tabernacle Choir
  • Sony 48295
5:14 PM
  • Concerto for violin and string orchestra
  • Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
  • Conductor: Neville Marriner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Soloists: Viktoria Mullova, violin
  • Philips 432077
5:38 PM
  • Symphony No. 4
  • Composer: Niels Gade
  • Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Stockholm Sinfonietta
  • Bis 338
6:01 PM
  • Spanish Dance No. 2 "Oriental"
  • Composer: Enrique Granados
  • Soloists: Debra Wendells-Cross, flute, Robert Alemany, clarinet, JoAnn Falletta, guitar
  • Virginia Arts 901
6:06 PM
  • Fanfare for the Common Man
  • Composer: Aaron Copland
  • Conductor: Eiji Oue
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Minnesota Orchestra
  • Reference 93
6:10 PM
  • Symphony
  • Composer: Josef Myslivecek
  • Conductor: Matthias Bamert
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: London Mozart Players
  • Chandos 10203
6:23 PM
  • Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2
  • Composer: Maurice Ravel
  • Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Beau Fleuve 3572
6:41 PM
  • Papillons (Butterflies)
  • Composer: Robert Schumann
  • Soloists: Jeanne Golan, piano
  • Arsis 135
7:01 PM
  • Three Waltzes
  • Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Conductor: Michi Gaigg
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra
  • CPO 777117
7:06 PM
  • Don Pasquale: Sinfonia
  • Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Saint Cecilia Orchestra
  • DG 471566
7:13 PM
  • Go
  • Composer: Anthony DiLorenzo
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Seraph Brass
  • Summit 709
7:19 PM
  • Double Concerto
  • Composer: Johannes Brahms
  • Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Soloists: Itzhak Perlman, violin, Yo-Yo Ma, cello
  • Teldec 15870
7:52 PM
  • Romeo and Juliet: Dance of the Knights
  • Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
  • Naxos 573534
8:01 PM
  • Piano Sonata: Scherzo
  • Composer: Franz Schubert
  • Soloists: Simone Dinnerstein, piano
  • Orange Mountain
8:06 PM
  • The Star-Spangled Banner
  • Composer: John Stafford Smith
  • Conductor: Keith Lockhart
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Pops Orchestra
  • RCA 63888
8:09 PM
  • The Star-Spangled Banner
  • Composer: John Stafford Smith
  • Soloists: Sergei Rachmaninoff, piano
  • Telarc 80489
8:12 PM
  • Flute Concerto No. 1
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Conductor: Pinchas Zukerman
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Soloists: Eugenia Zukerman, flute
  • Sony 62424
8:40 PM
  • Piano Concerto: Scherzo
  • Composer: Amy Beach
  • Conductor: Rebecca Miller
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Soloists: Danny Driver, piano
  • Hyperion 68130
8:46 PM
  • Der Rosenkavalier: Waltz Sequence No. 1
  • Composer: Richard Strauss
  • Conductor: Kazuki Yamada
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
  • PentaTone 518
9:03 PM
  • Romantic Etude
  • Composer: Alice Tegner
  • Soloists: Bengt Forsberg, piano
  • dB Productions 194
9:06 PM
  • Sigurd Jorsalfar: Homage March
  • Composer: Edvard Grieg
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
  • Chandos 8524
9:16 PM
  • Canzon No. 8
  • Composer: Giovanni Gabrieli
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Brass
  • Linn 581
9:22 PM
  • Mass: Dona nobis pacem
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Monteverdi Choir
  • Soli Deo Gloria 722
9:26 PM
  • Ruy Blas Overture
  • Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
  • Conductor: Edward Gardner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Chandos 5235
9:35 PM
  • Four Seasons: Winter
  • Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
  • Conductor: Anne-Sophie Mutter
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Trondheim Soloists
  • Soloists: Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
  • DG 463259
9:46 PM
  • Snow Maiden Suite
  • Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Seattle Symphony
  • Naxos 572787
10:01 PM
  • Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
  • Composer: Florence Price
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Catalyst Quartet
  • Azica 71346
10:06 PM
  • Beautiful Mazurka
  • Composer: Emil Waldteufel
  • Conductor: Erich Kunzel
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
  • Moss Music 10025
10:12 PM
  • Waltz No. 4
  • Composer: Agustin Barrios
  • Soloists: Berta Rojas, guitar
  • ON Music 7488
10:18 PM
  • Waltz Fantasy
  • Composer: Mikhail Glinka
  • Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Chandos 9861
10:26 PM
  • Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
  • Conductor: Dennis Burkh
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Soloists: Elizabeth Rich, piano
  • Centaur 2283
10:51 PM
  • Symphony No. 8: 4th movement
  • Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Conductor: Andris Nelsons
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic
  • DG 4837071
11:01 PM
  • Three Chinese Folk Songs
  • Composer: Zhou Long
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Shanghai Quartet
  • Delos 3233
11:06 PM
  • Bartered Bride: Overture, Furiant and Skocna
  • Composer: Bedrich Smetana
  • Conductor: Eliahu Inbal
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Teldec 35838
11:20 PM
  • Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10
  • Composer: Henry Cowell
  • Conductor: Neville Marriner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Soloists: Celia Nicklin, oboe
  • Argo 417818
11:29 PM
  • Serenade No. 7 "Haffner": Rondo
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Dresden State Orchestra
  • Teldec 43062
11:37 PM
  • Introduction and Allegro
  • Composer: Maurice Ravel
  • Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
  • Soloists: Rachel Masters, harp
  • Chandos 8972
11:50 PM
  • Symphony No. 3 "Military": Finale Militaire
  • Composer: Emilie Mayer
  • Conductor: Jan Willem de Vriend
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: North German Radio Philharmonic
  • CPO 555511
12:01 AM
  • Images oubliees (Forgotten Images): Souvenir du Louvre
  • Composer: Claude Debussy
  • Soloists: Zoltan Kocsis, piano
  • Philips 412118
12:06 AM
  • Global Warming
  • Composer: Michael Abels
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Sphinx Virtuosi
  • DG 4865014
12:16 AM
  • Symphony No. 4 "Italian"
  • Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonic of La Scala
  • London/Decca 4852971
12:48 AM
  • Africa Fantasie
  • Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
  • Conductor: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Tapiola Sinfonietta
  • Soloists: Alexandre Kantorow, piano
  • Bis 2400
1:01 AM
  • String Quartet No. 1: Menuetto
  • Composer: Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Franz Schubert Quartet
  • CPO 999038
1:06 AM
  • Miniatures for Small Orchestra
  • Composer: Roque Cordero
  • Conductor: Paul Freeman
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sony 86215
1:20 AM
  • Suite Concertino
  • Composer: Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
  • Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Soloists: Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
  • Chandos 10511
1:44 AM
  • Dolly Suite: Berceuse
  • Composer: Gabriel Faure
  • Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Chandos 9416
1:47 AM
  • Constellation
  • Composer: Clarice Assad
  • Soloists: Harumi Rhodes, violin, Clarice Assad, piano
  • Yarlung 59691
2:01 AM
  • Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena)
  • Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • Conductor: Kenneth Sillito
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Soloists: Alexandre Lagoya, guitar
  • London/Decca 470477
2:06 AM
  • Queen's Goodnight
  • Composer: William Byrd
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Phantasm
  • Avie 2054
2:13 AM
  • Piano Concerto
  • Composer: Robert Schumann
  • Conductor: Giovanni Guzzo
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Camerata Salzburg
  • Soloists: Helene Grimaud, piano
  • DG 4865917
2:46 AM
  • Mystic Dance
  • Composer: Charlotte Sohy
  • Conductor: Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Lyon National Orchestra
  • Bru Zane 2007
3:01 AM
  • Musical Moment No. 5
  • Composer: Franz Schubert
  • Soloists: Shai Wosner, piano
  • Onyx 4136
3:06 AM
  • Splash of Indigo
  • Composer: Marty Regan
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Apollo Chamber Players
  • Navona 6038
3:19 AM
  • Summer Night Suite
  • Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
  • Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
  • DG 445830
3:40 AM
  • Wesendonck-Lieder (Wesendonk Songs): Traume (Dreams)
  • Composer: Richard Wagner
  • Soloists: Svetlin Roussev, violin, Yeol Eum Som, piano
  • Naive 8122
3:46 AM
  • This Midnight Hour
  • Composer: Anna Clyne
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Avie 2434
4:01 AM
  • Abbywood Trail
  • Composer: Dale Kavanagh
  • Soloists: Dale Kavanagh, guitar
4:06 AM
  • Look about one summer day
  • Composer: Carl Nielsen
  • Conductor: Michael Bojesen
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Ars Nova Copenhagen
  • Dacapo 220569
4:09 AM
  • Flute Concerto
  • Composer: Carl Nielsen
  • Conductor: Edward Gardner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Soloists: Adam Walker, flute
  • Chandos 5312
4:30 AM
  • Azul
  • Composer: Osvaldo Golijov
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: The Knights
  • Soloists: Yo-Yo Ma, cello, Michael Ward-Bergeman, hyper-accordion, Jamey Haddad, percussion, Cyro Baptista, percussion
  • Warner 87521
Julie Amacher

Julie Amacher

Julie Amacher's desire to introduce others to great music is what led her to radio. She began her professional broadcast career at a station in Sun Prairie, WI. She went from rock 'n' roll to the Rocky Mountains, where she found her niche in public radio at KUNC in Greeley, Colo. Julie spent 13 years at KUNC, where she managed the announcers and their eclectic music format. During that time, she earned four national awards for best announcer. She joined Classical 24 in 1997 as a host and producer. She has managed the service since 2007.

Scott Blankenship

Scott Blankenship

Scott Blankenship started his radio career in college when he began working as a volunteer at a local cable radio station, announcing alternative and new rock music. His love and appreciation of classical music began at public radio station KVNO in Omaha, where he spent 13 years in various on-air and management roles, five of those years as the morning drive-time host.

Jeff Esworthy

Jeff Esworthy

Jeff Esworthy has been a host of Classical 24 since 1996. He’s a public radio veteran with more than 20 years behind the microphone, where he’s hosted everything from folk to jazz to progressive rock. A hobbyist musician and collector of instruments from around the world, Jeff has what he describes as a “passable” command of southern string-band music on fiddle and banjo, and he is a long-time student of the classical music of Northern India on instruments such as the sitar, sarangi and tabla.

Ward Jacobson

Ward Jacobson

Ward Jacobson has enjoyed a radio career spanning over two decades as a morning show host and sportscaster, as well as producer/host of an interview program where he chatted with authors, musicians, politicians and newsmakers.

Valerie Kahler

Valerie Kahler

Valerie Kahler started playing cello and piano in 3rd grade, but didn't officially fall under the spell of classical music until high school when she began exploring her parents' LP collection. There, tucked between the Herb Alpert and an abandoned children's record, she found an album of the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Zubin Mehta. She played the A side (Ravel's Bolero and Tchaikovsky's Marche Slave) over and over again, mesmerized by the changes of color the composers could produce with different instruments, and by the images the music conjured in her imagination.  Thanks to teachers and professors with high expectations and a taste for demanding repertoire, Valerie was able to explore orchestral, chamber and vocal music from the inside out, all through high school and college. At some point during an unfocused pursuit of a bachelor's degree, she wandered into the studios of KNAU (now Arizona Public Radio) in Flagstaff, Arizona. A stint as a volunteer in the music library inevitably led to being placed, unwillingly, in front of a microphone. It became surprisingly less terrifying each time, so she stayed. Ten years later, she packed her bike and her cat into a small pickup truck and drove to St. Paul, Minnesota to work for Classical24. When she's not playing classical music or talking about classical music, she's likely to be reading, sewing, singing or cooking. Valerie shares her life with her partner John, an artist, and their two cats: Mirra and Dieter.

Jillene Khan

Jillene Khan

Jillene Khan works for Minnesota Public Radio/American Public Media as an overnight classical host. She studied radio broadcasting at Brown College in St. Paul and kept her Midwestern roots after graduation by hosting at radio stations in Minneapolis; Milwaukee; Davenport, Iowa; and Madison, Wisconsin. She has received local and national recognition for her work from the Country Music Association and Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. She recently won the Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media. Outside of radio, her favorite things include spending time with loved ones, a great hug, an animal of any kind, and the thrill of a new experience. She absolutely loves doing things for the first time or going places she has never been before. She also enjoys being outdoors, no matter what the weather. “There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing,” she says.

Elizabeth Lyon

Elizabeth Lyon

Elizabeth Lyon joins the classical ranks as our assistant program director and fill-in host after six years working for us as a master control specialist, board operator and producer. Her new role combines her love of working technically, behind-the-scenes, as well as stepping in front of the microphone to share her favorite music. As the assistant program director, she coordinates programming, serves as an on-air host and dips her toes in every part of the department. That’s what she loves most about working in radio: “It’s like a river you flow on and you don’t know where you’ll end up, but you love the ride.” Although a violinist by training, her favorite classical composers are tied to her roots in choral music. When not doing all things audio, she can be found hiking, reading, or volunteering with programs that benefit children.

Bonnie North

Bonnie North

For host Bonnie North, classical music is more than just a genre — it's a way of life. She stumbled into the world of radio after responding to a newspaper ad for Vermont Public Radio seeking a classical music DJ for its Sunday afternoon show. Despite having no previous radio experience, she was confident in her knowledge of classical music and took a chance. She created an audition tape, and the rest is history. Her favorite composer depends on her mood. Sometimes she seeks the meditative sounds of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, while other times she craves the angular compositions of Igor Stravinsky. Of course, she also loves the classics by composers who include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel. But she is always looking for contemporary composers and is eager to discover new musical talents. Outside of work, she loves to attend live music events. She also enjoys traveling and having friends and family scattered throughout the United States and Europe. But her love for animals is just as strong, and she often volunteers at animal shelters. She is an avid duathlon participant, combining her love for running and biking in one exciting event.

Kevin O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor grew up in a household where his father and boisterous Irish uncles would often noisily debate what was to be played on the turntable: Between the three brothers, and depending on the mood of the day, it wavered between Glenn Gould, Oscar Peterson and Gordon Lightfoot. (The brothers also hailed from Toronto). Kevin's career arc seemed to follow suit, spinning and selling classical, jazz, folk and pop music on the radio, and briefly in retail, for the past three decades.  A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, he migrated do the Pacific Northwest, landing the requisite free-form overnight shift at his college station, KBSU, Boise. This was the first among many rungs in a public radio career that has always permitted him to express his passions for great music and explore his mercenary tendency toward spreading the message to anyone who will listen. For the past 18 years, he has served as music director and afternoon host at KBEM. He is also an avid cyclist and walker.

Melissa Ousley

Melissa Ousley

Melissa Ousley stumbled into a career in broadcasting many years ago when she moved to Wichita, Kansas to be near her soon-to-be husband. The attraction (to radio work, that is) was immediate and the chance to be around great music without having to practice was irresistible. After establishing herself as a host and producer in Kansas, Melissa moved to Minnesota and continued her work at WCAL in Northfield and Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul. Her morning classical show at WCAL was twice named "Best Classical Radio Program" by the Twin Cities paper City Pages. Melissa grew up near New York City. As a teenager, she attended the Preparatory Division of the Manhattan School of Music. Her bachelor's degree is from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. When she's away from the airwaves, Melissa loves to run, read, and spend time with her family.

Mindy Ratner

Mindy Ratner

Mindy Ratner fell hopelessly in love with radio as an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she volunteered at an on-campus student station. She worked at the local public television station and began her career in earnest as an announcer at Wisconsin Public Radio. The native New Yorker moved on to stations in Cincinnati and Philadelphia before joining Minnesota Public Radio in 1983. April 1998 marked the beginning of a great life adventure, as Ratner began work as a music host and producer on the English Service of China Radio International in Beijing before a return to MPR. Her extracurricular interests include international travel; folk, ballroom and contra-dancing; choral singing; hanging out with her amazing Chinese cat; and trying to stay ahead of the weeds in her garden…with varying degrees of success!

Melanie Renate

Melanie Renate

Through her many mentors at KROC in Rochester, Minnesota, Melanie Renate learned how to splice tape in tandem with learning how to use her voice. She eventually found her path combining her ability to care for people with her love of radio broadcasting. As a certified health and wellness coach and a passionate yogi and mental-health advocate, she has developed a deep appreciation for ways in which music can aid in overall wellness. She is excited to bring her passion for people with her as she steps back behind the microphone as a classical host.

Steve Seel

Steve Seel

Steve Seel is the host of YourClassical’s weekly SymphonyCast and the trailblazing music show Extra Eclectic. He possesses a broad knowledge of many musical genres, having hosted radio programs ranging from classical to jazz and even avant-garde music at radio stations around the country. Steve began his love affair with public radio at 24 working whatever shifts he could at his hometown station of WUSF-FM in Tampa, Florida, and from there worked his way to snowy Buffalo, New York, and its renowned classical station WNED-FM, where he hosted middays and the weekly experimental-music show Present Tense. In 2005, Steve became one of the founding voices on Minnesota Public Radio's eclectic station, the Current. While there, he hosted afternoons and mornings, and conducted in-depth interviews with pop music luminaries ranging from Brian Eno to David Byrne to Tori Amos. Steve is a basement composer obsessed with all things both minimalist and slow, and might actually be incapable of writing anything that exceeds 75 beats-per-minute.

Steve Staruch

Steve Staruch

Steve Staruch can be heard on Classical Minnesota Public Radio from 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays, including hosting Friday Favorites, as well as nationally during those times. Before joining MPR in 2004, Steve presented a variety of radio programs on WCAL in Northfield, Minn., where he created an immensely popular call-in program, and on WXXI in Rochester, N.Y. Outside radio, he enjoys work as a freelance tenor and violist. He and his wife, Naomi, enjoy traveling, gardening and hosting dinner parties.

Lynne Warfel

Lynne Warfel

Lynne Warfel celebrates 30 years as a broadcaster in 2014. She started in Los Angeles in 1984 at the venerable commercial classical station KFAC, and also worked at KUSC. She then lived in Edinburgh, Scotland for five years working in a classic rock format at Radio Forth in Edinburgh before returning to the States and joining Minnesota Public Radio in 1993. Lynne trained as an actor, graduating from Northwestern University and also trained at Second City Workshop. She's a 35 year member of Actor's Equity and Screen Actors' Guild. She finished a Masters in Theology from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Her interests and passions include: laughing, dog rescue, her Collies and Gordon Setters, her Lipizzan horse, Teddy and her two extremely funny, smart and sweet sons, Peter and Josh.