Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.
- Nimet Habachy
In this week's cello-centric episode, one of the master cellists of our time, Matt Haimovitz, performs with our teenage musicians. Among the highlights, you'll hear a performance of David Popper's Requiem played by Haimovitz, Christopher O'Riley and two teenage cellists. And in a grand finale, all of the cellists on today's show come together to perform "Open Country Joy" by John McLaughlin.
Charles Ives’ Country Band March is full of borrowed tunes — 12 of them in all. This week on Classics for Kids you can find out just what melodies are included in this unique piece that is about a band, but not for a band.
Ukrainian soprano Oksana Dyka stars as the title role in Los Angeles Opera’s production of Madama Butterfly. Tenor Brandon Jovanovich plays Pinkerton and Milena Kitic is Suzuki.
In this concert, recorded on the July 9 at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park, Orpheus presents a program of popular and lesser-known works from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Half of Manhattan residents live alone. The music on this show requires partnerships and togetherness. There's a wedding song, a tribute to marriage and words spoken from a crowded New York prison cell.