- 05/03 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Middle Temple Hall
- 04/29 ENO appoints new artistic director
- 04/26 Esa-Pekka Salonen Brings His Cool to New York’s Music Scene
- 04/17 Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music by Anna Beer – review
- 04/10 CSO’s Young Artist Competition highlights classical music talent
- 04/02 Classical music’s forgotten women
- ♬ Special Note: Studying a Virtuoso Violinist's Brain with MRI
- 03/14 Composer Peter Maxwell Davies dies aged 81
- 03/06 Nikolaus Harnoncourt obituary
- ♬ Special Note: How Chapel Hill Violinist Jennifer Curtis Became a New Master of Romanian Composer George Enescu's Music
- 02/22 " My horn died recently. The metal wore too thin and it lost its resonance. I feel like a widow."
- 02/16 Celebrating the Life of Cleveland Orchestra conductor Louis Lane (1923-2016)
- ♬ Special Note: Playing it forward: Norman Johns
- 02/10 North Carolina teacher wins Grammy Music Educator Award
- 02/04 Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla to be new Music Director for City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
- 02/03 HIP Festival Aims to Rediscover Forgotten Symphonies
- 02/02 Renée Fleming: 'Live cinema is a threat to opera'
- 01/29 Gustavo Dudamel and Youth Orchestra L.A.'s Super Bowl halftime show
- 01/27 New York Philharmonic Taps Jaap van Zweden as Its Next Maestro
- 01/25 Nigel Kennedy, The New Four Seasons tour
- 01/21 Live: Suspense and tragedy with the North Carolina Symphony
- 01/15 Six of the best classical guitarists
- 01/12 Pierre Boulez: 'He was one of the naughtiest of great artists'
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This week Great Sacred Music will feature music for Mothers' Day sung by Lionheart, Libera and the Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo De Silos in the first hour.
Our Bach cantata is BWV 11, "Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen" (The Ascension Oratorio).
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The featured work in the third hour is Franz Schubert's "Mass in E flat."
Great Sacred Music. The best choirs and organists. Every Sunday. 8 until 11 eastern. With your host Rob Kennedy.
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Sunday May 8th at 6PM EST
This week on Preview! violinist Jessica Lee performs Five Melodies by Sergei Prokofiev.
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Dan McHugh speaks with Sandy Hobgood, conductor of the Really Terrible Orchestra of the Triangle, about the group's upcoming concert.
Pianist Luc Beausejour plays Handel and the St. Charles Singers perform traditional folk songs for choir.
Preview! — the best in new classical recordings and arts news each Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. Eastern Time, on The Classical Station, and online at TheClassicalStation.org.
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Sunday May 8th at 9PM EST
This week on Wavelengths we'll hear The Messiah College Wind Ensemble perform Masque, an overture by British composer Kenneth Hesketh.
Eighth Blackbird plays music by Robert Honstein, inspired by an interactive sculpture. And we'll hear Jennifer Higdon's "City Scape".
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TheClassicalStation.org announces weekly commentaries during Great Sacred Music. Host Rob Kennedy programs a mix of sacred choral and organ music for the program which airs each Sunday from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
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An astute listener caught our esteemed Announcer Dick Storck in a rare error recently, referring to the "Doughnut Button".
As they say, much hilarity ensued.
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WCPE FM, The Classical Station, announces five grants totaling more than $8,000 from its WCPE Education Fund for the 2015–16 season.
The Metropolitan Opera Announces the 2015-16 Season
The Met’s 2015-16 Season Will Feature 26 Operas, Including Three Met Premieres, In Six New Productions and 18 Revivals!
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