Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Conductor Solielson Goethe
The French, as they say, have a word for it, and it means “opening.” And just as an open door ushers you into a home or business, this particular opening ushers you into an on-stage world of comedy or drama—and sometimes both.
In this hour, the stories behind famous overtures by Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Offenbach, Strauss, and Bernstein.
December 31, 2022
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February 4, 2023