The Record Shelf: Barber's Barber - Samuel Barber in performances of his own music, including the premiere rercording from 1950 of the Second Symphony.
Classics for Kids: Mendelssohn’s Life - The name Felix means happy, and appropriately Felix Mendelssohn led a very happy life. Find out more about this composer and his music this week on Classics for Kids. Hear the episode again, and find music education resources for students, teachers, and parents at www.classicsforkids.com.
Utah Symphony: RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter Overture - Thierry Fischer, conductor (recorded 4/26/14)
Highway 89: University of Utah Faculty Ensemble: Robert Baldwin (viola and viola d’amore ), Pamela Palmer Jones (harpsichord), Kirsten Gunlogson (mezzo-soprano), Leslie Richard (viola da gamba), Gordon Childs (special guest) - BACH Sonata No. 3 Mvt. 1 & 3; VIVALDI Concerto for viola d’amore in D minor Mvt. 2; ARIOSTI Cantata: Pur al fine gentil viola Mvt. 1 & 3; SESSA Occhi io vissi di voi
The Score: 2015 Summer Blockbusters - We'll hear music from the films that are expected to break records this Summer. From Jurassic World and The Fantastic Four to Pixar's Inside Out. Playlist information is available at www.thescore.org.
Classical Guitar Alive: The classical guitar has the power to inspire, lift the spirit, and ease suffering. Many cultures and histories from present-day to Biblical times mention listeners being soothed by the sound of a guitar, a lute, a lyre, and countless similar instruments. For a list of pieces on today's program, visit www.guitaralive.org.
Opera: ROSSINI Il Barbiere di Siviglia (LA OPERA) - René Barbera (Count Almaviva); Alessandro Corbelli (Doctor Bartolo); Rodion Pogossov (Figaro); Elizabeth DeShong (Rosina); Kristinn Sigmundsson (Don Basilio); James Conlon, conductor