On Tuesday, cast members, Mirron Willis and Kevin Daugherty, talk about The Ensemble Theatre’s production of Race by David Mamet. Visual artist, Soo Sunny Park, shows us around her installation, Unwoven Light, at the Rice Gallery. And members of Solero Flamenco perform for us!> program website
Connect the dots between classical music and standards with the dynamic violin-and-piano duo.
Fridays are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon from Deceptive Cadence.
The announcement that the 34-year-old Latvian conductor is taking the reins of the ensemble puts an end to years of uncertainty at the storied orchestra, following James Levine's 2011 resignation.
Pink Martini singer Storm Large joins Leonard Slatkin and the orchestra for Kurt Weill's satirical Seven Deadly Sins, in a program bookended by composers who straddled the turn of the last century. Slatkin says Maurice Ravel and Sergei Rachmaninov struggled with the idea of being 20th-century composers while having hearts and souls grounded in prior traditions. The orchestra performs Ravel's La valse and two lesser-known Rachmaninov works.
Join Classical 91.7's St.John Flynn on a special journey to the heart of all things Mozart! And what better time to be in Salzburg than for the annual celebration of the composer's birthday, January 27.
Daniel ChacÃ³n has been selected as this month's Classical 91.7/Arte PÃºblico Press Author of the Month. In the next installment of a series of monthly features, Classical 91.7's Eric Ladau spoke with Mr. ChacÃ³n.
Princeton Miles hosts Music in the Making Sunday, May 26th at 7:06pm. Enjoy an hour of performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. The program features music by Maurice Ravel, Maurice Durufle, and Shulamit Ran.
Listen to our quick overview of this weekâ€™s opera broadcast of Giuseppe Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, airing Saturday at noon.
This Saturday at noon we begin a 9-week series of performances from The Lyric Opera of Chicago.Â
Join us Saturday evening for a very special live broadcast of Maestro Hans Grafâ€™s final performance as Music Director of the Houston Symphony.Â
As you might guess, Classical 91.7 announcers are huge classical music fans. We asked them to tell us what their all-time favorite pieces are, and why. We've been posting their "desert island" lists - pieces so essential, they'd be happily stranded with them on a desert island. (As long as they also had adequate food, shelter, and running water.)
Check out announcer, violinist, and owner of a cat named Cheeto, Catherine Lu's list here!