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
Ophelia by Alexandre Cabanel
Hamlet may be Shakespeare’s most famous play—and most famous character—but when it comes to music inspired by the drama, the Danish prince often takes second place to the woman he once loved, and now rejects.
In this hour, Shakespeare’s Ophelia in works by Brahms, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and more.
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