Showdown @ High Noon : March 2012

Iconoclast Charles Ives Challenges Himself

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Today’s Showdown focuses on Charles Ives, arguably America’s original maverick composer. You selected Symphony No. 2 as the winner. We played it at noon.

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A Bach Brandenburg Concerto Showdown

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

In honor of Bach’s 327th birthday today, we’re celebrating with a Brandenburg Showdown. We asked you to tell us which of the six concertos you like the best, you picked the Concerto No. 5.

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Symphony, Interrupted

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Today's Showdown featured three works whose performances were recently disrupted by audience members. We played at noon a New York Philharmonic performance of Mahler's Ninth Symphony – this time completely uninterrupted.

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