website_header_art_march_2017.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Please support the music you love with your new or renewing membership donation today! Our Fiscal Year-End Fundraising is going on now.
Upcoming and Noteworthy
What's ahead on The Classical Network? Catch some of these great programs coming your way. Information on evening concert broadcasts of the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and other nationally broadcast performances can be found on our home page.

The Lost Chord: November 28 - Quaker Notes

william_penn_atop_city_hall.png

Round out your Thanksgiving weekend with two works inspired by William Penn.  The symphonic suite “Four Squares of Philadelphia” by Louis Gesensway (longtime violinist of the Philadelphia Orchestra and a pupil of Zoltán Kodály) opens with Penn’s prayer for the city and celebrates the distinctive characteristics of each of the public spaces he planned.  We’ll also hear selections from the unjustly neglected opera “William Penn,” conceived over a span of 25 years by Philadelphia composer Romeo Cascarino.  Penn’s influence is not stationary.  It’s a “Holy Experiment” in music, Sunday at 10 pm.