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Dances in the Canebrakes

  • Composer:Florence Price
  • Conductor:Mei-Ann Chen
  • Orchestra/Ensemble:Chicago Sinfonietta
  • Cedille 185

Schedule for July 16, 2024

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5:01 AM
  • Goldberg Variations: Aria
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Soloists: Simone Dinnerstein, piano
  • Telarc 80692
5:07 AM
  • And the Bridge is Love
  • Composer: Howard Goodall
  • Conductor: Julian Lloyd Webber
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Soloists: Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
  • Naxos 573250
5:21 AM
  • Sweet Memories of Thee
  • Composer: Justin Holland
  • Soloists: Christopher Mallett, guitar
  • Naxos 559924
5:26 AM
  • Symphony No. 1
  • Composer: Georges Enescu
  • Conductor: Cristian Macelaru
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: French National Orchestra
  • DG 4865737
6:01 AM
  • Sonata No. 6
  • Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
  • Soloists: Minna Pensola, violin
  • Bis 2318
6:17 AM
  • Clarinet Concerto
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Conductor: Martin Frost
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: German Chamber Philharmonic
  • Soloists: Martin Frost, basset clarinet
  • Bis 1893
6:45 AM
  • Mozart-Adagio
  • Composer: Arvo Part
  • Conductor: Angele Dubeau
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: La Pieta
  • Analekta 8731
6:53 AM
  • Intermezzo No. 2 "Klavierstucke"
  • Composer: Johannes Brahms
  • Soloists: Khatia Buniatishvili, piano
  • Sony 73462
7:01 AM
  • Harp Sonata
  • Composer: Germaine Tailleferre
  • Soloists: Maria Graf, harp
7:10 AM
  • Music for a Garden (Musica para un jardin)
  • Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
  • Conductor: Enrique Batiz
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • EMI 47869
7:54 AM
  • Song without Words
  • Composer: Johann Kaspar Mertz
  • Soloists: David Leisner, guitar
  • Azica 71368
8:01 AM
  • Home
  • Composer: Kevin Puts
  • Conductor: Craig Hella Johnson
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Delos 3601
8:09 AM
  • Summer Day on the Mountain
  • Composer: Vincent d'Indy
  • Conductor: Marek Janowski
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of France
  • Erato 45821
8:39 AM
  • Summer Interlude
  • Composer: Betty King
  • Soloists: Samantha Ege, piano
  • Lorelt 145
8:44 AM
  • Piano Concertino
  • Composer: Henriette Bosmans
  • Conductor: Ed Spanjaard
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra
  • Soloists: Ronald Brautigam, piano
  • RadioNederland 92044
9:06 AM
  • Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude No. 1
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Soloists: Claire Jones, harp
  • Silva 6050
9:09 AM
  • Elegy
  • Composer: Ina Boyle
  • Conductor: Paul Meyer
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Staatskapelle Weimar
  • Soloists: Nadege Rochat, cello
  • Ars Produktion 38221
9:18 AM
  • Flute Concerto
  • Composer: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
  • Conductor: Jorg Faerber
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra
  • Soloists: James Galway, flute
  • RCA 26332
9:45 AM
  • The Caledonian Road
  • Composer: Sally Beamish
  • Conductor: Ola Rudner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Swedish Chamber Orchestra
  • Bis 1161
10:01 AM
  • The Queen's Delight; Half hanniken
  • Composer: Anonymous
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: King's Noyse
  • Harmonia Mundi 907180
10:06 AM
  • Song without Words No. 29 "Venetian Gondola Song"
  • Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
  • Soloists: Javier Perianes, piano
  • Harmonia Mundi 902195
10:09 AM
  • L'Estro Armonico: Concerto No. 5 for Two Violins
  • Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
  • Conductor: Daniel Geiss
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra
  • Soloists: Daniel Hope, violin
  • DG 4865806
10:18 AM
  • Little Serenade
  • Composer: Peter Sculthorpe
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet
  • Challenge 72007
10:21 AM
  • Petite Symphony
  • Composer: Charles Gounod
  • Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
  • London/Decca 430231
10:42 AM
  • Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 2
  • Composer: George Frideric Handel
  • Conductor: Jeanne Lamon
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Tafelmusik
  • Sony 63073
11:03 AM
  • A Song of Summer
  • Composer: Albert Ketelbey
  • Soloists: Rosemary Tuck, piano
  • Naxos 574299
11:06 AM
  • Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 1: Gagliarda
  • Composer: Ottorino Respighi
  • Conductor: Neville Marriner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
  • EMI 47116
11:11 AM
  • La Cambiale di Matrimonio (The Marriage Contract): Overture
  • Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • DG 415363
11:17 AM
  • Italian Concerto
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Conductor: Andrew Lawrence-King
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Harp Consort
  • DHM 77366
11:31 AM
  • Minuet
  • Composer: Bedrich Smetana
  • Conductor: Robert Stankovsky
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Marco Polo 223705
11:34 AM
  • Piano Sonata No. 3
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Soloists: Mitsuko Uchida, piano
  • Philips 422517
11:49 AM
  • Dances in the Canebrakes
  • Composer: Florence Price
  • Conductor: Mei-Ann Chen
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Sinfonietta
  • Cedille 185
12:01 PM
  • Guitar Sonata No. 2
  • Composer: Johann Schickhardt
  • Soloists: Kristian Buhl-Mortensen, guitar, Monica Westheimer, harpsichord, Viggo Mangor, theorbo, Mogens Rasmussen, gamba
  • Classico 167
12:06 PM
  • L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: Carillon
  • Composer: Georges Bizet
  • Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
  • Telarc 80224
12:11 PM
  • Trumpet Concerto
  • Composer: Johann Fasch
  • Conductor: Helmut Winschermann
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: German Bach Soloists
  • Soloists: Carole Dawn Reinhart, trumpet
  • Acanta 43324
12:19 PM
  • Liebeslieder Walzer (Love-Song Waltzes)
  • Composer: Johannes Brahms
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • London/Decca 4787471
12:32 PM
  • The Tree of Life
  • Composer: Alexandre Desplat
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Traffic Quintet
  • Soloists: Alain Planes, piano, Alexandre Desplat, flute
  • Mercury 4812172
12:37 PM
  • Brook Green Suite
  • Composer: Gustav Holst
  • Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: New Zealand Chamber Orchestra
12:46 PM
  • The Gardenia
  • Composer: William Bolcom
  • Soloists: Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
  • Hyperion 68391
12:51 PM
  • Symphony No. 7: 3rd movement
  • Composer: Antonin Dvorak
  • Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Beau Fleuve 23250
1:01 PM
  • The Feast at Solhaug: Overture
  • Composer: Pall Isolfsson
  • Conductor: Rumon Gamba
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra
  • Chandos 5319
1:06 PM
  • Miniature Viennese March
  • Composer: Fritz Kreisler
  • Soloists: Joshua Bell, violin, Paul Coker, piano
  • London/Decca 444409
1:10 PM
  • Oboe Concerto: 1st movement
  • Composer: Jan Anton Kozeluh
  • Conductor: Albrecht Mayer
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Potsdam Chamber Academy
  • Soloists: Albrecht Mayer, oboe
  • DG 4792942
1:19 PM
  • Mignon: Overture
  • Composer: Ambroise Thomas
  • Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • DG 423698
1:27 PM
  • Symphony No. 3: 1st movement
  • Composer: Jean Sibelius
  • Conductor: Klaus Makela
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • London/Decca 4852850
1:38 PM
  • Abide with Me
  • Composer: William Henry Monk
  • Conductor: Graham Ross
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
  • Harmonia Mundi 907654
1:45 PM
  • Rolling River (Sketches on Shenandoah)
  • Composer: Peter Boyer
  • Conductor: Peter Boyer
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Naxos 559915
1:51 PM
  • Symphony No. 5: 4th movement
  • Composer: Franz Schubert
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony
  • London/Decca 433072
2:01 PM
  • Vals gayo
  • Composer: Teresa Carreno
  • Soloists: Clara Rodriguez, piano
  • Nimbus 6103
2:06 PM
  • Rodeo: Buckaroo Holiday
  • Composer: Aaron Copland
  • Conductor: Keith Lockhart
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Pops Orchestra
  • RCA 68786
2:14 PM
  • Suite: Cowboy Song
  • Composer: Robert Russell Bennett
  • Soloists: Shannon Scott, clarinet, Leonard Garrison, flute
  • Albany 1234
2:17 PM
  • Horn Concerto No. 4
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Conductor: Jose Antonio Mendez Padron
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Havana Lyceum Orchestra
  • Soloists: Sarah Willis, horn
  • Alpha 937
2:35 PM
  • Callirhoe: Pas des cymbales
  • Composer: Cecile Chaminade
  • Conductor: David Reiland
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: National Orchestra of Metz Grand Est
  • Bru Zane 2006
2:42 PM
  • Hungarian Dance No. 2
  • Composer: Johannes Brahms
  • Soloists: Yaara Tal, piano, Andreas Groethuysen, piano
  • Sony 53285
2:46 PM
  • Violin Concerto
  • Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Soloists: Giuliano Carmignola, violin
  • Archiv 18096
3:01 PM
  • Nonetto: 4th movement
  • Composer: Bohuslav Martinu
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Lahti Chamber Ensemble
  • Bis 653
3:06 PM
  • Symphony No. 4
  • Composer: Johann Christian Bach
  • Conductor: Simon Standage
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
  • Chandos 540
3:17 PM
  • Cringlemire Garden
  • Composer: Ruth Gipps
  • Conductor: Douglas Bostock
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: South German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim
  • CPO 555457
3:25 PM
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 6
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Conductor: Andras Schiff
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Soloists: Andras Schiff, piano
  • London/Decca 425676
3:42 PM
  • Makrinitsa
  • Composer: Ross Daly
  • Conductor: Daniel Geiss
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra
  • Soloists: Daniel Hope, violin, Ross Daly, lyra
  • DG 4865806
3:48 PM
  • Concert Waltz No. 2
  • Composer: Alexander Glazunov
  • Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
  • Orfeo 157101
4:01 PM
  • Petite Suite: Caprice
  • Composer: Joseph Lauber
  • Soloists: Rachel Talitman, harp, Marcos Fregnani-Martins, flute
  • Harp & Co 505031
4:06 PM
  • Le songe d'une nuit d'ete
  • Composer: Louis Moreau Gottschalk
  • Soloists: Steven Mayer, piano
  • Naxos 559693
4:11 PM
  • Pelleas and Melisande: Sicilienne
  • Composer: Gabriel Faure
  • Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
4:16 PM
  • Summer Concerto (Concerto de estio)
  • Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
  • Conductor: Jose Serebrier
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Soloists: Michael Guttman, violin
  • ASV 855
4:39 PM
  • An American in Paris
  • Composer: George Gershwin
  • Conductor: Edo de Waart
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Minnesota Orchestra
  • Virgin 91431
5:01 PM
  • Album Leaf
  • Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Sylvan Winds
  • Soloists: Boris Baev, oboe, Mark Dover, clarinet, Nanci Belmont, bassoon, Eric C. Davis, horn
  • Albany 1755
5:06 PM
  • Helios Overture
  • Composer: Carl Nielsen
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
  • Philips 438867
5:18 PM
  • Etude No. 8 "Sixths"
  • Composer: Frederic Chopin
  • Soloists: Yunchan Lim, piano
  • London/Decca 506868
5:19 PM
  • Orchestral Suite No. 4 "Mozartiana"
  • Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky
  • Conductor: Neville Marriner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Capriccio 10200
5:46 PM
  • Divertimento No. 1
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: I Musici
  • Philips 412120
6:01 PM
  • Sleeping Beauty: Jubilee March
  • Composer: Erkki Melartin
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Ondine 824
6:06 PM
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Soloists: Daniil Trifonov, piano
  • DG 4838530
6:11 PM
  • Theme and Variations
  • Composer: Charlotte Sohy
  • Conductor: Debora Waldman
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: National Orchestra of Avignon-Provence
  • Soloists: Cordelia Palm, violin
  • La Boite a Pepites 1
6:21 PM
  • Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
  • Conductor: Lawrence Foster
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Soloists: Stephen Hough, piano
  • Hyperion 66969
6:44 PM
  • Mediterranean Diptych
  • Composer: Vincent d'Indy
  • Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Beau Fleuve 3572
7:01 PM
  • Calling Home the Cattle
  • Composer: Veljo Tormis
  • Conductor: Erkki Pohjola
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Tapiola Choir
  • Finlandia 921
7:06 PM
  • Il Cimento: Violin Concerto No. 11
  • Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: I Solisti Italiani
  • Denon 1520
7:20 PM
  • Etude No. 24
  • Composer: Louise Farrenc
  • Soloists: Joanne Polk, piano
  • Steinway & Sons 30133
7:26 PM
  • Octet for Winds
  • Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Netherlands Wind Ensemble
7:50 PM
  • Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
  • Composer: Richard Wagner
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • EMI 62539
8:01 PM
  • Paris Quartet No. 12: Gai and Vite
  • Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann
  • Soloists: Barthold Kuijken, flute, Sigiswald Kuijken, violin, Wieland Kuijken, cello/gamba, Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord
  • Sony 63115
8:06 PM
  • Mephisto Masque
  • Composer: Edmond Dede
  • Soloists: Gary Hammond, piano
  • Naxos 559038
8:11 PM
  • Devil's Promenade
  • Composer: Louis Ballard
  • Conductor: John Jeter
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Fort Smith Symphony
  • Naxos 559923
8:24 PM
  • The Little Trifles (Les petits riens)
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Conductor: Neville Marriner
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Philips 422525
8:45 PM
  • Masques and Bergamasques
  • Composer: Gabriel Faure
  • Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Lyon National Orchestra
  • Denon 9527
9:03 PM
  • Seven Descriptive Pieces: Hilda's Waltz
  • Composer: Florence Price
  • Soloists: Rochelle Sennet, piano
  • Albany 1910
9:06 PM
  • Violin Concerto No. 1
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina
  • Soloists: Viktoria Mullova, violin
  • Onyx 4114
9:19 PM
  • Il Sentimentale
  • Composer: Mauro Giuliani
  • Soloists: David Leisner, guitar
  • Azica 71368
9:24 PM
  • Prelude Baroque
  • Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
  • Soloists: Stefan Irmer, piano
  • Dabringhaus 6181353
9:31 PM
  • Symphony No. 1 "Classical"
  • Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
  • Conductor: Claudio Abbado
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • DG 429396
9:46 PM
  • Aires Tropicales: Vals Venezolano
  • Composer: Paquito D'Rivera
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Imani Winds
  • Koch 7599
9:48 PM
  • Danzon No. 2
  • Composer: Arturo Marquez
  • Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
  • DG 17097
10:01 PM
  • Romance
  • Composer: Johann Peter Salomon
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Zurich Chamber Orchestra
  • Soloists: Daniel Hope, violin
10:06 PM
  • Etude No. 1 "Aeolian Harp"
  • Composer: Frederic Chopin
  • Soloists: Yunchan Lim, piano
  • London/Decca 506868
10:09 PM
  • Oboe Concerto: 1st movement
  • Composer: Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Baroque Soloists
  • Soloists: Albrecht Mayer, oboe
  • DG 4864185
10:19 PM
  • Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
  • Composer: Alexander Borodin
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Chandos 9386
10:34 PM
  • Violin Concerto: 3rd movement
  • Composer: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
  • Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Soloists: Anthony Marwood, violin
  • Hyperion 67420
10:48 PM
  • Sinfonietta: Fanfare
  • Composer: Leos Janacek
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic
  • London/Decca 410138
10:51 PM
  • Symphony No. 8: 4th movement
  • Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Philips 416274
11:01 PM
  • Intermezzo for String Trio
  • Composer: Zoltan Kodaly
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Domus
11:06 PM
  • Symphony No. 7
  • Composer: William Boyce
  • Conductor: Ronald Thomas
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
  • CRD 3356
11:16 PM
  • A New Irish Tune (Lilliburlero)
  • Composer: Henry Purcell
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: AIR Ensemble
  • Soloists: Daniel Hope, violin
  • DG 4865806
11:19 PM
  • Youth: Heath
  • Composer: Edmund Finnis
  • Soloists: Clare Hammond, piano
  • Pentatone 7197
11:22 PM
  • Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
  • Composer: Benjamin Britten
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • EMI 55394
11:40 PM
  • Piano Concerto
  • Composer: Jan Dussek
  • Conductor: Howard Shelley
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
  • Soloists: Howard Shelley, piano
  • Hyperion 68211
12:01 AM
  • Four Preludes for Guitar
  • Composer: Manuel Ponce
  • Soloists: Victoria Drake, harp
  • Well-Tempered 5179
12:06 AM
  • Liebesfreud (Love's Joy)
  • Composer: Fritz Kreisler
  • Soloists: Pinchas Zukerman, violin, Marc Neikrug, piano
  • Philips 416158
12:11 AM
  • Symphony No. 2
  • Composer: Robert Schumann
  • Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Swedish Chamber Orchestra
  • Bis 1519
12:48 AM
  • Divided
  • Composer: Jessie Montgomery
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Sphinx Virtuosi
  • Soloists: Thomas Mesa, cello
  • DG 4865014
1:01 AM
  • La Folia/Chi passa
  • Composer: Anonymous
  • Conductor: Jeremy Barlow
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Broadside Band
  • Harmonia Mundi 1901039
1:06 AM
  • Global Warming
  • Composer: Michael Abels
  • Conductor: Paul Freeman
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Sinfonietta
  • Cedille 66
1:16 AM
  • Violin Concerto No. 5
  • Composer: Henri Vieuxtemps
  • Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Soloists: Jascha Heifetz, violin
  • RCA 6214
1:34 AM
  • Fantaisie
  • Composer: Philippe Gaubert
  • Soloists: Robert Langevin, flute, Margaret Kampmeier, piano
  • Bridge 9555
1:42 AM
  • Suite in the Ancient Style
  • Composer: Vincent d'Indy
  • Conductor: Rumon Gamba
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra
  • Chandos 5157
2:01 AM
  • Humoreske
  • Composer: Alexander von Zemlinsky
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Vento Chiaro
  • Ongaku 24120
2:06 AM
  • Danse Macabre
  • Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
  • Conductor: Angele Dubeau
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: La Pieta
  • Soloists: Angele Dubeau, violin
  • Analekta 8718
2:15 AM
  • The Golden Spinning Wheel
  • Composer: Antonin Dvorak
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Teldec 87630
2:45 AM
  • Music in Four Sharps (on Dowland's Frog Galliard)
  • Composer: Ian Krouse
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Alexander String Quartet
  • Soloists: William Kanengiser, guitar
  • Foghorn 2023
3:01 AM
  • Bassoon Concerto: Adagio
  • Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
  • Conductor: Juanjo Mena
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic
  • Soloists: Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
  • Chandos 10748
3:06 AM
  • 2 Pieces for piano 6 hands: Romance
  • Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Soloists: Alexandre Tharaud, piano, Alexander Melnikov, piano, Aleksandar Madzar, piano
  • Erato 19029595469
3:12 AM
  • Der Schwanendreher
  • Composer: Paul Hindemith
  • Conductor: Werner Andreas Albert
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Queensland Symphony Orchestra
  • Soloists: Brett Dean, viola
  • CPO 999492
3:40 AM
  • Die Nacht (Night)
  • Composer: Franz Schubert
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Cantus
  • Cantus 1212
3:45 AM
  • The Nightingale
  • Composer: Andrea Tarrodi
  • Conductor: Simon Crawford-Phillips
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Vasteras Sinfonietta
  • dB Productions 196
4:01 AM
  • Summerland
  • Composer: William Grant Still
  • Soloists: Bruce Levingston, piano
  • Dorian 92228
4:06 AM
  • Chorale
  • Composer: Errollyn Wallen
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra of the Swan
4:12 AM
  • Clarinet Quintet
  • Composer: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Hawthorne String Quartet
  • Soloists: Harold Wright, clarinet
  • Koch 7056
4:49 AM
  • Like Moons and Like Suns
  • Composer: Carlos Simon
  • Soloists: Lara Downes, piano
  • Rising Sun 74227
4:52 AM
  • Lyric for Strings
  • Composer: George Walker
  • Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Beau Fleuve 998579
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.