Performance Today

Monday- Friday, 8:00- 10:00pm
Fred Child

Performance Today is America's most popular classical music radio program, with more than 1.3 million weekly listeners on more than 260 stations around the country.

Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the APM studios, and from concert stages around the country, along with classical music news and features. Every week composer Bruce Adolphe joins host Fred Child for a classical music game, the PT Piano Puzzler. Performance Today is based at the APM studios in Saint Paul, Minnesota, but is frequently on the road, with special programs broadcast from festivals and public radio stations around the country. And in 2006, Performance Today was live from Mozart's hometown of Salzburg, Austria for Mozart's 250th birthday celebrations.

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Playlist

June 25, 2013

8:01 PM
Overture from ’Die Entf┬┐hrung aus dem Serail’
Artist : Tafelmusik
Album : Mozart Overtures
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Label : Sony 46695
8:13 PM
Sonata for Flute and Piano
Artist : Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Album : Weber Flute Sonatas
Composer : Carl Maria von Weber
Label : Valois 4751
8:37 PM
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Artist : London Symphony Orchestra
Album : Gershwin Fantasy
Composer : George Gershwin
Label : Sony 60659
9:01 PM
Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Artist : Kirov Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor
Album : N/A
Composer : Tchaikovsky
Label : George ButterworthPhilips 434922
9:13 PM
Chaconne
Artist : Hesperion XX
Album : Ostinato
Composer : Tarquinio Merula
Label : Alia Vox 9820
9:35 PM
Capriccio: String Sextet
Artist : Scottish National Orchestra
Album : Four Last Songs, Etc
Composer : Richard Strauss
Label : Chandos 8758