For the best in live classical performance tune in to PRE Public Radio East…Classical… at 89.3 weekday evenings at 7:00 pm. In addition to performances of the New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings respectively, tune in for new series coming soon to Public Radio East.
The San Francisco Symphony returns to Public Radio East Friday night March 31st. The San Francisco Symphony has toured extensively to Europe, Asia and throughout the United States. It has won some of the world’s most prestigious recording awards, including fifteen Grammy Awards, Japan’s Record Academy Award, France’s Grand Prix du Disque, Germany’s ECHO Klassik, Britain’s Gramophone Award, and International Music Critic’s Awards (ICMA.) Enjoy the first of 13 concert broadcasts beginning March 31st at 7:00 pm
Join us for a musical journey to the foothills of New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristo Mountains as we present thirteen new, music-filled hours from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Over almost half a century, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has become one of the world’s leading performing arts festivals, earning both critical praise and dedicated audiences for its lasting commitment to tradition, artistic excellence, and vision. Highlights of this broadcast season include baritone David Kravitz and an ensemble of Festival musicians in Poulenc’s lively Le bal masque. Pianist Alessio Bax and violinist Jennifer Frautschi performing Béla Bartók’s Sonata No. 2 in C Major, Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes with a quartet of singers and piano accompaniment by Pei-Yao Wang and Haochen Zhang and the Johannes String and Pacifica quartets joining forces to play Mendelssohn’s masterful Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20. Enjoy live performances from the Sante Fe Chamber Music Festival Thursday at 7:00 pm beginning April 6.
Some of the world’s best performers and ensembles come together for a 13-week season of Carnegie Hall Live! The season kicks off with the Opening Night Gala concert by the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, led by Gustavo Dudamel. Other highlights in the series include concerts by the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin with conductor and soloist Daniel Barenboim, the Munich Philharmonic led by Valery Gergiev, and the San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas; a performance of Schubert’s Winterreise by tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Thomas Adès; a specially-curated concert featuring the music of Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich; pianists Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin in a duo-piano program; and Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI with a fascinating tour of music from the Medieval through the Baroque of the Venetian Republic. Carnegie Hall Live returns to Public Radio East starting Monday, April 3.