The Evening Program with Jim Svejda
Weeknights 7:00 – Midnight
Week of September 12th
Monday, 9:00: The premiere recording — and first professional performance — of the astonishing Symphony No. 1 from 1951 by the Norwegian composer Leif Solberg, who died earlier this year at 101.
Tuesday, 9:00: Carlo Maria Giulini’s majestic Vienna Philharmonic recording of Brahms’s First Symphony.
Wednesday, 9:00: The new recording of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore, with the chorus and orchestra of the Scottish opera conducted by Richard Egarr.
Thursday, 7:00–12:00: Our annual Gramphone Classical Music Awards wrap-up show — on the night the world’s most prestigious classical music awards are passed out in London — with the Gramophone Magazine’s editor-in-chief, James Jolly.
Friday, 11:10: A live, scorching, and commercially unavailable recording of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony with the Chicago Symphony conducted by Fritz Reiner.
Record Shelf, 9/18: On the Best of the Record Shelf, a re-broadcast of the second part of a conversation with conductor Sir Neville Marriner.