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.

Today Thomas Svoboda shares his love of the Pacific Northwest in his Symphony No. 1: Of Nature.

Mark Minkowski gathered his favorite orchestral interludes from Rameau's operas and assembled them into what he describes an an Imaginary Symphony.  We'll enjoy it tonight.

They say "a journey of 1,000 miles begins with the first step. " Today we'll hear Haydn's first step on a journey of 104 symphonies:  his Symphony No. 1.

The terrible reviews of Rachmaninoff's first symphony crushed his self-confidence.  After years of therapy, he was ready to try again.  Tonight we'll enjoy his Symphony No. 2.

Today we'll enjoy Benny Goodman's classic performance of the concerto Aaron Copland wrote for him.