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Franz Schubert

  • On WCRB In Concert with the Concord Chamber Music Society, the Hermitage Piano Trio performs Turina, Rachmaninoff, and Perelló, and Yehudi Wyner and Wendy Putnam perform Wyner's own music, along with that of Price and Schubert.
  • Performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for the first time, Joana Mallwitz conducts Kodály’s "Dances of Galánta" and Schubert's Symphony No. 9, and Anna Vinnitskaya, also in her debut, is the soloist in Tchaikovsky’s beloved Piano Concerto No. 1.
  • It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of good music must be in want of a book.
  • Just like the rest of us, composers have always tried to find moments of peace, and they even wrote it into some of their music.
  • From "tree canopy" to "forest bathing," 'tis the season for tree news, but classical has always gone out on a limb for trees!
  • While the mystery of why Franz Schubert left his Symphony No. 8 unfinished may never be fully solved, one thing is clear: the power and beauty of the music he did complete continues to captivate and inspire audiences today.
  • Walter Scott wrote, "To all, to each, a fair good night, and pleasing dreams and slumbers light," sentiments captured in music by many composers.
  • When you hear the word "knight," does your imagination take you to the Middle Ages, a time of chivalry, jousts and quests? Then read on!
  • We may not have answers, but we do have plenty of theories around Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston, pianist Jeremy Denk explores the musical and romantic bonds between Brahms and the Schumanns. Then soprano Ying Fang sings light-hearted chansons by Bizet and achingly beautiful songs by Rachmaninoff, plus Schubert's tempestuous "Night and Dreams."