Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.
- Nimet Habachy
This week's "Uncommon Combos Highlights Show" features teenage chamber music groups that are extraordinary not only for their musicianship, but also for their unusual instrumentation or repertoire. A trio of percussionists who share one marimba, a bassoon sextet, and a flute choir are among the uncommon combos in this celebration of the world of great teen chamber music beyond the string quartet.
Years ago, pianists who gave concerts had to perform works they had written themselves. Learn more about the great pianist composers this week on Classics for Kids.
Host David Garland considers scores that make their impact using atmospheric sounds and effects. Featured scores include "To the Wonder," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Broadchurch."