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Show Schedule for Sunday, January 15

Mark Edwards

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Mark Edwards

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

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6am - 9am

Soul Music with Brian Lauritzen

The sounds of the season continue on Soul Music with performances of traditional Christmas carols by the Choir of King’s College, Chanticleer, the LA Master Chorale, the Pacific Chorale, and many others.

Alan

9am - 11am

A Musical Offering with Alan Chapman

The Baroque period, from the innovations of Monteverdi to the mastery of J.S. Bach, marks the beginning of “modern” music. Hosted by Alan Chapman, this two-hour weekly program offers splendid performances of this rich repertoire.

Rich

11am - 4pm

Classical Music with Rich Capparela

Rich Capparela keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

Gail

4pm - 6pm

Classical Music with Gail Eichenthal

Gail Eichenthal keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

6pm - 7pm

From the Top with

From the Top is hosted by Christopher O’Riley and celebrates the passion, dedication and personal stories of the nation’s outstanding young classical musicians. Through entertaining live events and outreach programs, these performers inspire the pursuit of excellence and encourage participation in the arts as an integral part of a vibrant and civil society.

7pm - 9pm

SoCal Sunday Night with admin

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
Heiichiro Ohyama, conductor
Alessio Bax, piano

Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”

Alan

9pm - 10pm

Thornton Center Stage with Alan Chapman

Hosted by Alan Chapman, this is a special program devoted to the artistry of the USC Thornton School of Music. It features a mix of classic material from the school’s impressive archive of live recordings from the 1940s to the present. The USC Thornton School is  the only university music school with a regularly broadcast radio program heard in a major media market.

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10pm - 11pm

The Record Shelf with Jim Svejda

Record Shelf 1/22:  A conversation with Baroque violinist-turned-conductor Andrew Manze.

Blake

11pm - 12am

California Classical All Night with Blake Lawrence

Show Schedule for Monday, January 16

Blake

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Blake Lawrence

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

Daniil Trifonov has a new Liszt recording of etudes – Concert etudes, Paganini etudes, and Transcendental etudes. Word is Trifonov channels the great long-haired virtuoso. We’ll sample it 6 to 9, as Daniil basks in the candle light of KUSC’s Artist of the Morning.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

An eight-year-old Mozart’s first symphony.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

A musical celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. throughout the day on KUSC, including during the 6pm hour a performance of music by the first black composer to win the Pulitzer Prize.

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7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Monday:  Five hours of music and performances appropriate for the Martin Luther King Holiday.

Show Schedule for Tuesday, January 17

Blake

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Blake Lawrence

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center plays tonight at VPAC in Northridge. The CMSofLC is an ever changing conglomerate of instrumentals and singers, including pianists Alessio Bax & Jeffrey Kahane, organist Paul Jacobs & mandolinist Avi Avital, violinists Ani & Ida Kavakian & pipa player Wu Man & pianist Whu Han who is also co-artistic director of CMSofLC, and so many more of the finest musicians in America, there’s no telling who will show up for the concert tonight, or on the air this morning from 6 to 9.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

A bit of musical paleontology for the Great Composer Quiz.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

A famous composer takes a trip, buys some souvenirs, and when he gets home, gives them to the percussion section of the orchestra to make noise with in the new piece he wrote.

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7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Tuesday, 10:15:  The jaw-dropping (literally) recording of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto made by trumpeter Malcom McNab.

Show Schedule for Wednesday, January 18

robin

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Robin Pressman

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

Today’s KUSC Off-To-School Request is the harmonious mix of industry and art, of bright haze from The Enlightenment and the Millennium’s stark light. Handel’s Air & Variations “The Harmonious Blacksmith,” at 7:15.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music with Alan Chapman.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

Our CarTune today at 5p includes some staggeringly beautiful singing, by a Russian soprano and a Latvian mezzo.

jim-svejda (1)

7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Wednesday, 8:00:  An hour of new Mozart recordings:  the Symphony No. 40 with Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Christian Blackshaw’s new version of the Piano Sonata No. 6.

Show Schedule for Thursday, January 19

robin

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Robin Pressman

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

As today’s KUSC Artist of the Morning, Baroque re-enactor Giuliano Carmingola performs on his authentic antique violin, the way they played in the 18th century. You’d swear it was the real thing.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

The holidays may be over, but it’s still an enjoyable ballet.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

Today’s CarTune at 5p Rachs.

jim-svejda (1)

7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Thursday, 8:00–11:00:  A visit from the English violinist Daniel Hope.

Show Schedule for Friday, January 20

robin

12am - 6am

California Classical All Night with Robin Pressman

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

6am - 9am

The Morning Show with Dennis Bartel

To celebrate Beethoven’s 246th birthday, this morning from six to nine, we’ll play several of today’s most electric Beethoven pianists. Who? Well, among this are two established masters, and one is a YouTube sensation.

Alan

9am - 12pm

Classical Music with Alan Chapman

Haydn flies, Smetana floats, and Williams waltzes.

Alan

12pm - 1pm

Requests at Noon with Alan Chapman

Alan Chapman whets your appetite with an hour of Requests at Noon weekdays. Be sure to make your request today!

jvd

1pm - 3pm

Classical Music with John Van Driel

Six centuries of the world’s greatest music.

Rich

3pm - 7pm

KUSC at the Beach with Rich Capparela

It’s KUSC at the Beach starting at 3 – with, as always, loads of concert ideas for you, a request here and, in general, a weekend vibe.  Want a dose of Classical Anti Road rage?  No problem. Your 5 o’clock cure to the afternoon commute – the Car Tune – is something somnambulistic by Bach.  Stay awake and tune in.

brian-lauritzen (1)

3pm - 7pm

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

Beethoven’s other Fifth.

jim-svejda (1)

7pm - 12am

The Evening Program with Jim Svejda

Friday, 10:00:  An hour music by mature (70+) composers Leos Janacek, Gabriel Faure, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Show Schedule for Saturday, January 21

Rich

12am - 7am

California Classical All Night with Rich Capparela

More great classical music to keep you company through the night.

Dennis

7am - 8am

Classical Music with Dennis Bartel

Dennis Bartel keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

brian-lauritzen (1)

8am - 8:30am

Arts Alive with Brian Lauritzen

Arts Alive is KUSC’s weekly conversation about the creative communities of Southern California. We bring you interviews with musicians, writers, artists, filmmakers and everyone in between, plus arts news, the Around Town event calendar, LA Times and Arts Alive film critic Kenneth Turan’s reports on new movies, and “Ask the Dean,” with listeners picking the brain of USC Thornton School of Music Dean Rob Cutietta. Tune in every Saturday at 8AM, or catch up on old episodes with the Arts Alive podcast.

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8:30am - 9am

Classical Music with Brian Lauritzen

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9am - 10am

The Opera Show with Duff Murphy

The world of opera comes alive with an enthusiastic look through the eyes of host Duff Murphy. Duff provides listeners with a taste of his love of opera — its composers, conductors and artists — with classic and newly-released recordings.

The Opera Show is made possible in part by  a grant from the Flora L. Thornton Foundation.

Program Theme music: The opening fanfare to Benjamin Britten’s opera, “Gloriana”

10am - 1pm

The Metropolitan Opera Broadcast with admin

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. Tune in to Classical KUSC each Saturday morning at 10am for another wonderful Metropolitan Opera Broadcast.

Rich

12pm - 5pm

Classical Music with Rich Capparela

Rich Capparela keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

robin

5pm - 10pm

Classical Music with Robin Pressman

Robin Pressman keeps you company with six centuries of the world’s greatest music

Alan

10pm - 12am

Modern Times with Alan Chapman

Modern Times explores the vast repertoire of the last hundred years, with special attention to music of the last few decades. Coming up:

January 7: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FRANCIS! (Poulenc b. 1/7/1899)

January 14: PIECES WE HAVEN’T HEARD IN A WHILE

January 21: CONCERTO NIGHT

January 28: MUSIC FROM GRAMMY NOMINEES

February 2: MUSIC FROM GRAMMY NOMINEES (Part 2)

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