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 10 - Rach of Ages
It’s an hour of vintage recordings of Sergei Rachmaninoff. The composer plays his own “Symphonic Dances” on the piano of Eugene Ormandy in 1940. Then Ormandy introduces – and conducts – the Philadelphia Orchestra in a memorial performance of “Isle of the Dead,” given only days after Rachmaninoff’s death in 1943. The hour will conclude with a literal “party piece,” as Rachmaninoff tosses of the Russian folk song, “Bublichki,” or “Bagels,” in 1942. The recordings are taken from a 3-CD boxed set on the Marston Records label. Get a piece of the Rach, this Sunday at 10 pm.