Radio - Local Programs
Sunday Concert Hall
Sundays at 2pm on WVIA-FM
Fine performances recorded live including the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, and many concerts from throughout the WVIA listening area including the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic.
2/1, The San Francisco Symphony. Kirill Karabits conducts the much-loved Symphony No. 2 by Sibelius and the featured concerto is the Double Concerto in B minor for violin and viola by Benjamin Britten.
2/8, The San Francisco Symphony. Pianist Jonathan Biss performs one of the best-known concertos of the Romantic period: the Piano Concerto, Op. 54 of Robert Schumann. Roberto Abbado also conducts the bubbly Symphony No. 3 by Franz Schubert
2/15, The San Francisco Symphony. From Russia to France in this concert as Khatia Buniatishvili plays the Piano Concerto No. 2 in Cm by Rachmaninoff and Vladimir Jurowski conducts Scriabin’s Reverie, Op. 24. Then Michael Tilson Thomas conducts two pieces by Debussy: Jeux and La Mer.
2/22, The San Francisco Symphony. Mostly Beethoven in this concert conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. A Leonore Overture and Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4. Also, a contemporary piece, Absolute Jest by John Adams.