• Musical Fireworks: Rebroadcast

    An explosive concert experience awaits, with works that spotlight the MSO’s loudest and proudest!

  • Storm and Drive: Rebroadcast

    The symphonic form as we know it today has its roots firmly planted in the mid-18th century. From the sons of J.S. Bach and their contemporaries to the teenaged Mozart, we’ll explore the unstoppable force that was the early symphony.

    Original Air Date: May 8, 2021

  • The Bach Effect: Rebroadcast

    From his day to ours, J.S. Bach has influenced composers like no one else in the history of Western music. In addition to his Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, we’ll hear the effect he has had on musicians as diverse as Mendelssohn (19th-century German), Villa-Lobos (20th-century Brazilian), Arvo Pärt ...

  • Celebrating Takemitsu: Rebroadcast

    On the 25th anniversary of his death, we pay homage to Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). Three of his compositions from the 1980s surround music by Gounod and Ravel, an appropriate contrast: Takemitsu’s earliest works were influenced by French composers.

    Original Air Date: April 17,...

  • Night Music: Rebroadcast

    Savor each sensation as instrumental colors abound in a concert devoted to music of the night. From Mozart’s familiar strains to Roussel’s piquant Serenade, it’s a nocturnal feast for the ears.

    Original Air Date: - Saturday, April 10, 2021

  • Let's Dance: Rebroadcast

    With composers that hail from Argentina, Cuba, and Puerto Rico, the tropical grooves of Latin America saturate this program of dance-influenced music. We dare you not to tap your feet!

    Original Air Date: Saturday, Mar. 20, 2021

  • Piazzolla Centennial: Rebroadcast

    Move over, Vivaldi: Argentinean composer Astor Piazzolla, whose 100th birthday we celebrate in 2021, brings his signature “nuevo tango” style. Just try to resist Piazzolla’s electric rhythms!

    Original Air Date: March 13, 2021