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This Week At The Classical Station

by Rob Kennedy

Monday, January 21, 2019

Atlanata Symphony Orchestra

This week Monday Night At The Symphony features the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Hear music of Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber and Ludwig van Beethoven, in performances led by Louis Lane, Robert Shaw and music director Robert Spano.

Listen on 89.7 FM in Central North Carolina and streaming everywhere online. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Eastern.

Photo: Jeff Roffman

January 21 Birthdays

On January 21 we observe the birthdays of English composer Thomas Attwood Walmisley (1765-1838), Italian violinist and conductor Uto Ughi (1944-), and Spanish conductor and baritone Placido Domingo (1941-). Mr. Walmisley was organist of Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was also a professor of music. Signor Ughi is considered one of Italy's greatest violinists. One of the great tenors in his day, José Plácido Domingo Embil now sings roles for baritone, conducts, and functions as an arts administrator. He currently has almost 500 recordings available.

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