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

December 27, 2012

8:01 PM
Symphony no. 40, K550 - IV. Allegro assai
Artist : Marlboro Festival Orchestra; Pablo Casals, conductor
Album : Mozart Symphonies No.s 35, 40 & 41-Marlboro Festival 40th Anniversary
Composer : Mozart
Label : SMK 47294
8:15 PM
Minuet on the Name of Haydn
Artist : Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Album : Ravel: L'oeuvre Pour Piano Seul
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Label : London/Decca 433515
8:47 PM
Suite for Strings
Artist : Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; John Mauceri
Album : NA
Composer : Arnold Schoenberg
Label : London/Decca 448619
9:01 PM
Night and Day
Artist : Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin, Masao Kawasaki, viola, Mats Lindstrom, cello
Album : Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg: Night and Day: Music from the Aspen Festival
Composer : Cole Porter, arr. Mats Lindstrom
Label : EMI 56481