Bull Market: welcoming musical Taureans far and wide, past and present, from Monteverdi (1567) to Billy Joel (1949), with Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Faure, and even Shakespeare!
Garrick Ohlsson plays Mozart with the San Francisco Symphony, and Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt takes you back to the Age of Chivalry with Bruckner’s Symphony #4. At 10, we’ll go fishing to celebrate Earth Day with Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet.
All’s Well that Ends Well: music for Shakespeare’s birthday from Tchaikovsky, Berlioz, Beethoven, fellow birthday boy Prokofiev and more.
You asked for it: Your requests for Beethoven from Cupertino, Glazunov and Prokofiev from San Francisco, Debussy from Oakland, Berlioz from San Jose and more!
Special Effects: Where else can you hear classical music that includes a recorded nightingale (Respighi), an anvil (Wagner and Verdi), a thunderstorm and some wandering donkeys (Grofe), an alcoholic stupor (Vivaldi) and accordions (Tchaikovsky)?