Classical Mood Ring: Are you feeling optimistic? Maybe a little “pathetique”? Or just experiencing some “inquietudine”? Let the music find your mood!
The San Francisco Symphony stretches backward for music by Bach and Mozart, with soprano Lydia Teuscher and conductor Paul Goodwin both making their SFS debuts on tonight’s broadcast. At ten, we’ll all wear the green with Sullivan’s “Irish” Symphony.
If at First You Don’t Succeed: Three great works by Beethoven, Brahms and Mahler that were failures at their first performances.
There Will Always be an England. The sun never sets on music by Elgar, Holst, Purcell, Britten, Handel and Haydn!
Say Farewell to Winter with music by Tchaikovsky, Glazunov, Chopin, Vivaldi and more.
Big and Little: One size does not fit all for Bach, Mozart Debussy, Schubert and more.
Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt returns to Davies Symphony Hall to lead the San Francisco Symphony in Sibelius’ Symphony #2 and Mozart’s Piano Concerto #19 with soloist Peter Serkin. At 10, a concerto by Beethoven’s friend Mauro Giuliani for Guitar Day in KDFC’s Carnival of the Instruments.
String Fling: Concertos for Violin, Viola and Cello by Mendelssohn, Berlioz and Dvorak; put them all together and you’ve got a String Quartet by Beethoven at 10.
1 Piano, 2 Pianos, 3 Pianos, 10! Ebony and Ivory Day concludes with music for lots of keyboards from Chopin, Mozart, Bach and Michael Torke.
A Hunting We Will Go: What could be brassier than a hunting horn? Music to “Tally Ho!” to from Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and more.