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 28, 2012

8:07 PM
Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 55, No. 2
Artist : Richard Goode, piano
Album : Chopin
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Label : Nonesuch 79452
8:14 PM
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Nocturne
Artist : Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Rafael Kubelik, cond.
Album : The Four Seasons - A Musical Calendar of Favorite Classics
Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Label : DG 469376
8:23 PM
Introduction and Allegro
Artist : Parisii Quartet; Isabelle Moretti, harp
Album : Musique de Chambre pour Harpe
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Label : Valois 4739
9:01 PM
Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
Artist : Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Album : NA
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Label : Hyperion 67706
9:28 PM
String Quartet
Artist : Talich String Quartet
Album : Mendelssohn: The Three Quartets, Op. 44
Composer : Mendelssohn
Label : Calliope 9302
9:48 PM
Waldszenen (Forest Scenes)
Artist : Gerhard Oppitz, piano
Album : Carnaval Op 9, Waldszenen Op 82, Etc
Composer : Robert Schumann
Label : RCA 60977
9:54 PM
Luck from Halo 3
Artist : Northwest Sinfonia; vocal samples from Spectrasonics "Symphony of Voices"; David Sabee, conductor
Album : Halo Trilogy: The Complete Original Soundtracks
Composer : Martin O'Donnell
Label : Microsoft SE 20472