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

September 21, 2012

8:01 PM
Sonata in D Major, K. 29
Artist : Murray Perahia, piano
Album : Murray Perahia plays Handel and Scarlatti
Composer : Domenico Scarlatti
Label : Sony 62785
8:13 PM
Souvenir ’’un lieu cher, Op. 42 ; Melodie
Artist : na
Album : Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Composer : Tchaikovsky
Label : PentaTone Classics
8:21 PM
Piano Trio No. 1
Artist : Rembrandt Trio
Album : Piano Trios
Composer : Camille Saint-Saens
Label : Dorian 90187
9:01 PM
Lux Aurumque
Artist : Eric Whitacre Singers and Laudibus; Eric Whitacre, conductor
Album : NA
Composer : Eric Whitacre
Label : London/Decca 14850
9:14 PM
Overture
Artist : Women’s Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta
Album : The Women's Philharmonic: Mendelssohn, Schumann
Composer : Fanny Mendelssohn (Hensel)
Label : Koch 7169
9:49 PM
Two Part Invention in D minor
Artist : Gabriela Montero, piano
Album : Bach And Beyond
Composer : Bach (arr. Montero)
Label : EMI 57477