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The Score
with Peter Van De Graaff
6:01 AM
BBC News: International headlines
6:06 AM
Camille Saint-Saëns: Havanaise
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
New York Chamber Symphony
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
6:19 AM
Giuseppe Torelli: Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Ludwig Güttler, trumpet, Mathias Schmutzler, trumpet
Saxony Virtuosi
Ludwig Güttler, conductor
6:26 AM
August Klughardt: Song of the Reeds: Passionately excited
Albrecht Mayer, oboe, Tabea Zimmermann, viola, Markus Becker, piano
6:29 AM
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Danil Trifonov, piano
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Deutsche Grammophon
6:56 AM
José Brocá: Pensamiento Español
David Russell, guitar
7:01 AM
BBC News: International headlines
7:06 AM
Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell: Overture
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Sir Neville Marriner, conductor
7:19 AM
Charles Gounod: Suite concertante
Roberto Prosseda, pedal piano
Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
Howard Shelley, conductor
7:42 AM
Giuseppe Verdi: Luisa Miller: Overture
BBC Philharmonic
Edward Downes, conductor
7:50 AM
Jerome Kern: Mark Twain - Portrait for Orchestra
Tony Chipurn, trombone
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor
8:00 AM
The Score: The Orchestrator - After a film score is written, it's usually turned over to an orchestrator. We'll talk with orchestrator Dave Metzger about his craft and its role in creating a film's signature sound. Playlist information is available at
9:00 AM
Classics for Kids: Classical in Pop - What do Frank Sinatra, Blood Sweat and Tears and John Denver have in common? They all used classical music in some of their pieces. This week on Classics for Kids, hear some of the results. Hear the episode again, and find music education resources for students, teachers, and parents at
9:06 AM
Pablo de Sarasate: Romanza andaluza
Rachel Barton-Pine, violin, Samuel Sanders, piano
9:13 AM
Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Richard Studt, conductor
9:30 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Utah Symphony
Thierry Fischer, conductor
Private Recording
9:30 AM
Utah Symphony: BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 - Thierry Fischer, conductor (recorded 9/12/16)
9:57 AM
J. S. Bach: Flute Sonata BWV 1034, Mvt. 2 (Allegro)
Emmanuel Pahud, flute, Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord, Jonathan Manson, cello
10:00 AM
Antonin Dvorák: Waltz No. 8
William Howard, piano
10:03 AM
Dmitri Kabalevsky: The Comedians: Suite
The Philharmonia Orch.
Sir Charles Groves, conductor
10:20 AM
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 104, London
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
10:45 AM
Georges Bizet: Carmen: Suite No. 1
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor
10:57 AM
Percy Grainger: The Rival Brothers
Penelope Thwaites, piano
11:00 AM
Albert Sammons: Cradle Song
Paul Barritt, violin, Catherine Edwards, piano
11:05 AM
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Warsaw National Phil. Orch.
Witold Rowicki, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
11:35 AM
Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude
Berlin Philharmonic
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
11:48 AM
Gioacchino Rossini: Semiramide: Overture
Montréal Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, conductor
12:00 PM
Sir Edward Elgar: Empire March
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
12:06 PM
The BBC Proms: BBC National Orchestra of Wales - The BBC Proms is the world's largest and longest summer music festival. Join Classical 89 for a series showcasing some of the most memorable moments of the 2016 season. Today, Jac van Steen conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in selections from Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet.”
12:59 PM
Gerald Finzi: Prelude for String Orch.
English String Orchestra
William Boughton, conductor
1:06 PM
George Gershwin: Lullaby for string quartet
Cleveland Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
1:15 PM
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
Jorge Bolet, piano
London Symphony
Iván Fischer, conductor
2:00 PM
Antonio Vivaldi: Trumpet Concerto in B-flat
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Hugh Wolff, conductor
2:09 PM
Wilhelm Stenhammar: Serenade, Mvt. 2 (Canzonetta)
Gävle Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Koivula, conductor
2:15 PM
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 45, Farewell
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
2:37 PM
Hector Berlioz: Reverie & caprice, vln & orch
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Orchestre de Paris
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
2:45 PM
Camille Saint-Saëns: Spartacus
Royal Scottish National Orch.
Neeme Järvi, conductor
2:59 PM
Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio
Simon Standage, violin, Alastair Ross, organ
Richard Hickox Orchestra
Richard Hickox, conductor
3:09 PM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata K 26
Pinchas Zuckerman, Violin, Marc Neikrug, piano
3:19 PM
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish
London Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati, conductor
3:59 PM
Claude Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp, Martin Chalifour, violin, Wei-Fang Gu, violin, Stanley Konopka, viola
4:11 PM
J. S. Bach: Violin Concerto No. 1 BWV 1041
Xuefei Yang, guitar, Elias String Quartet
4:26 PM
Richard Strauss: Suite for 13 Wind Instruments
Minnesota Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
4:50 PM
Joseph Lanner: Die Schönbrunner Waltz
Vienna Philharmonic
John Elliot Gardiner, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
5:00 PM
Highway 89: Robin Hancock, piano - RACHMANINOFF Prelude in C-Sharp Minor; BEETHOVEN Fur Elise; DEBUSSY Clair De Lune; LISZT Liebestraum; HANCOCK arr. A Child's Prayer, Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam
5:54 PM
Franz Schubert: Polonaise No. 3 D 824
Tal & Groethuysen, piano duo
6:00 PM
The Score: The Orchestrator - After a film score is written, it's usually turned over to an orchestrator. We'll talk with orchestrator Dave Metzger about his craft and its role in creating a film's signature sound. Playlist information is available at
7:00 PM
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
8:00 PM
Opera: VERDI The Two Foscari (LA OPERA) - Plácido Domingo (Francesco Foscari); Francesco Meli (Jacopo Foscari); Marina Poplavskaya (Lucrezia); Ievgen Orlov (Jacopo Loredano); James Conlon, conductor
10:19 PM
Franz Schubert: Overture, In the Italian Style D 591
Staatskapelle Dresden
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
10:28 PM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 6, Serenata Notturna K 239
Camerata Salzburg
Sándor Végh, conductor
10:41 PM
Niels Wilhelm Gade: Andante and Allegro for 2 violins and 2 cellos
The Kontra Quartet
10:56 PM
Felix Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata No. 1, Mvt. 3 (Allegro assai)
Mischa Maisky, cello, Sergio Daniel Tiempo, piano
Deutsche Grammophon
11:00 PM
Overnight Classics: with Peter Van De Graaff