One of Schoenberg's many self-portraits
(Arnold Schoenberg Center, Vienna, Austria)
Host Bill McGlaughlin ascends some of the most colossal musical mountains in existence: works like Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder and Havergal Brian’s Gothic Symphony that are, usually, too big to program on Exploring Music.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting weekday program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each weekly series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles and time periods.