Classical Music Highlights

From WSHU's daytime and evening classical programs, Kate Remington and Lauren Rico give you a heads-up on some of the best music they've selected.

George Gerwhwin's Three Preludes are inspired by jazz and blues. Today the Eroica Trio performs an arrangement made especially for them.

Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara said feeling the presense of angels all around him was the imspiration for his Symphony No. 7, Angel of Light. We'll enjoy it tonight.

Paul Moravec's tender piece, Evermore, was written as a wedding gift for violinist Maria Bachmann. We'll enjoy it today.

We'll spend some time in the English countryside tonight with Vaughan Williams' tranquil Pastoral Symphony.

As a young composer, Felix Mendelssohn learned a lot from studying the music of Bach, as we'll hear today in Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 12.