Every Sunday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., we present Preview!, a program featuring new classical recording releases and local arts news. From symphonies to vocal music, from ballet to chamber music, our talented Music Director William Woltz selects new interpretations of familiar music as well as newer music.

A regular feature of Preview! is an interview at approximately 7:00 p.m. eastern. We speak with performing musicians and composers from around the world. If you miss the interview on a Sunday evening, you will find our interviews archived below. David Jeffrey Smith and Steve Thebes host the program.

This quarter, our guests will include guitarist Sean Shibe, pianist Eugene Albulescu, and the Ciompi Quartet.

Sean Shibe
Photo ⓒ Kaupo Kikkas

Eugene Albulescu
Photo ⓒ Linda Ganus

Ciompi Quartet
Photo ⓒ Alex Boerner



What’s On Preview!

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Johannes Brahms’ two overtures, the Academic and the Tragic form a bridge between the composer’s two symphonies. This evening’s performance of the Tragic Overture was released earlier this year on the Harmonia Mundi label. Continue reading

Previous Preview Program Notes

September 5

August 29, August 22, August 15, August 8, August 1

July 25, July 18, July 11, July 4

June 27, June 20, June 13, June 6

May 30, May 23, May 16, 2021, May 9, May 2

April 25, April 18, April 11, April 4

March 21, March 14, March 7

February 28, February 21