utah symphony 75th anniversary
We celebrate 9/7 - 9/11
The Utah Symphony is turning 75 this year! Their new season opens September 11 with a Beethoven Festival over two weekends when Symphonies 1-8 will be played. September 7-11, join Classical 89 for the celebration. All week long we’ll feature top-notch Utah Symphony recordings as well as music they’ll play in their upcoming season. Of special interest will be the 11am hour on Friday, September 11. We’ll broadcast the first Utah Symphony CD under Thierry Fischer’s direction, Mahler’s 1st Symphony (recorded in 2014).
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Fall Pledge Drive
Classical 89’s programming is made possible by its contributing listeners. It’s a partnership that results in beautiful sounds coming out of your radio and into your soul. Please give generously so we can continue bringing you the music you rely on to uplift, entertain, and inspire. During this pledge drive we’re doing something special. We’re having a Community Ensemble Competition. When you give your donation, be sure to tell us the name of your favorite community ensemble. The orchestra, choir, band, etc. that gets the most votes from people contributing to Classical 89 (minimum $5.00) during the pledge drive will win a great advertising package on our station for one of their concerts. And if your favorite ensemble would like to send people to be co-hosts on air during our pledge drive, please have them contact Adam Anderson at Classical89@byu.edu.
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MUSICAL MEMORIES FOR THE HIGH HOLIDAYS
September 13 at 5pm
Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman guides us through the traditions of the Jewish High Holidays, sharing music, personal recollections and even a recipe or two! His musical tastes cover a wide spectrum from cantorial to classical to klezmer; his voice and stories are uniquely welcoming to all listeners.
General Conference Women’s Meeting
9/26 at 6pm
Tune in for words of inspiration from General Authorities and Officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.