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Tenor Matthew Polenzani and pianist Julius Drake lead a journey into Schubert's vivid song cycle.
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On June 5, 1971, James Levine lifted his baton and stepped up on the stage at The Metropolitan Opera. The occasion was a festival performance of Tosca. It was also the 27-year-old Levine's debut performance at the Met.
Maestro James Levine is stepping down as the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in order to better deal with the health issues that have kept the storied conductor off the podium for much of the past year.
Saturday, Feb. 26 at 11am, and Sunday, Feb. 27 at 5pm on 99.5 All Classical
With an unprecedented 102 keys, the Stuart and Sons grand has a distinctive sound that one pianist describes as “clear and crisp as white wine.”
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Two symphonies embody so much of what we honor in Martin Luther King, Jr.
Cellist Laurence Lesser and pianist HaeSun Paik perform music by Beethoven.
J.S. Bach's music offers both the foundation of classical music and an intimate window on the human condition. Tune in each Sunday at 6am and 5pm on 99.5, listen here on demand, and feel free to leave comments.