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April 2013 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Here's what's coming up for April on the Chicago Symphony's radio broadcast season.

Jeremy Denk: Beethoven, Bach, Liszt at Eastman

Pianist Jeremy Denk is playing a recital tonight at 8pm in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. He’ll be playing music by Bartók, Liszt, Bach, and Beethoven.

"City Lights," A World Premiere Broadway Revue of Kander & Ebb's Most Famous Songs

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

What good is sitting alone in your room?  Come hear the music play...

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Otello

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 2:00pm

Enjoy Renee Fleming’s star turn as Desdemona in Verdi’s opera based on Shakespeare’s play. 

A Tribute to "Glee" Star Cory Monteith

Sat, 07/20/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

It hasn't  been a gleeful week.  Glee star Cory Monteith died at the age of 31. 

Tony Caramia plays the music of Dana Suesse

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 1:00pm

Dana Suesse was called the “Girl Gershwin.” Watch on demand.

Classical Music Internet Sillies

Classical music fans have been having fun recently with several silly internet crazes.  Here are a few highlights, with explanations via Know Your Meme.

 

I Am & I Want Broadway Songs

Sat, 03/09/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Director Bob Fosse categorized many songs from musicals as either “I want” or “I am” songs.

March 2013 listings for the New York Philharmonic

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

March proves to be a month of diverse programs on the New York Philharmonic; from Bach to Bartok and everywhere in between.  The Bach Collegium Japan performs two Magnificats on March 31.

March 2013 presentations by the Metropolitan Opera

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts for March include a Live in HD theater presentation of Francesca da Rimini on the 16th at 1:00 p.m.