Out of the Box

Sundays at 9pm

Each week Out of the Box brings you something unexpected, extraordinary, and striking. Driven by the curiosity and imagination of Chris Voss, hear new classical (and classical-ish) releases that start your week with a kick.

Image of soprano Christine Schäfer smiling
Courtesy of the Artist

Aribert Reimann has repackaged Mendelssohn songs for voice and piano in a brilliant, one-of-a-kind compilation.

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The Violins of Hope

A powerful symphony, a heartbreaking story, and an ultimate message of hope and resilience take center stage this week.

Image of the 30 members of the Yale Schola Cantorum, with conductor David Hill
Robert A. Lisak

Musical innovation, Italian opera, and German storytelling come together in a beautiful setting of the nativity story.

Image of composer Emily Lau lying on a bed smiling while going over music
Meg Nanna

This inviting and multifaceted setting of Emily Dickinson's poetry was recommended by a friend, and is happily now recommended to you too.

Blue Heron
Liz Linder

There is nothing that compares to vocal music during the holidays, especially when it’s the vocal music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, performed by the superb local choir, Blue Heron.

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