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This Week At The Classical Station

by Rob Kennedy


Monday, October 15, 2018

Columbus Ships

The October edition of Renaissance Fare will feature music from the 1400's during the lifetime of Christopher Columbus. The program includes music by the Orlando Consort, the New London Consort, the Piffaro Band and much more. Join George Douglas for Renaissance Fare this evening at 7:00 p.m. Eastern.

Photo: Gustav Adolf Closs on Wikipedia.org

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

This week Monday Night at the Symphony will feature the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. This New York-based, conductor-less ensemble will perform music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Peter Tchaikovsky and Bela Bartok.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. Eastern on 89.7 FM in Central North Carolina and streaming everywhere online.

Photo: Matt Dine

October 15 Birthdays

On October 15 we observe the birthdays Swedish-Finnish composer Bernhard Henrik Crusell and Swedish composer Dag Wirén. Crusell flourished in the classical era and was Finland's most well-known composer before Jean Sibelius. Dag Ivar Wirén wrote in a variety of forms and styles. His best-known work is Serenade for Strings.

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