Spring for Music, an annual festival of North American orchestras, conceived by top music professionals to encourage adventurous programming, is back for a third installment. From May 6 through 11, WQXR broadcasts live the six-concert series each night from Carnegie Hall. The 2013 festival features performances by the Albany Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, National Symphony Orchestras.
Recently in Spring for Music 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Listen to the archived broadcast of the National Symphony Orchestra, led by Christoph Eschenbach, which capped the Spring for Music festival with a tribute to the late Mstislav Rostropovich.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Join us tonight at 7:30 pm for a live broadcast of the Detroit Symphony in an all-Charles Ives program.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Listen to the archived broadcast of the Detroit Symphony's first Spring for Music concert, featuring Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins, plus music of Rachmaninoff and Ravel.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Listen to the archived broadcast of the Buffalo Philharmonic's Spring for Music program, which features Kancheli's “Morning Prayers," and Glière's Symphony No. 3.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
On Tuesday, the Albany Symphony Orchestra returned to the Spring For Music festival to play Gould, Gershwin and Harbison. Listen to the archived broadcast.
Monday, May 06, 2013
The Baltimore Symphony opened the 2013 Spring for Music festival with a program featuring Time for Three, a high-energy string trio. Listen to the archived broadcast.