May 25 The Waltz ConnectionHow the Strauss family made the Viennese Waltz as much a feature of the concert hall as the dance floor.
Jun 01 The Wordless ConnectionWordless vocals in music by Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Ravel, Nielsen, Holst, Vaughan Williams, and more.
May 18 The Loose ConnectionMistaken composer attributions of the classical music repertoire--some the result of carelessness, others due to honest mistakes—and a few cases of outright fabrication.
May 11 The Avian ConnectionMusic about birds from medieval and renaissance songs to works by Dvorak, Prokofiev, Saint-Saens, Vaughan Williams, Mozart and many others
May 04 The Latin ConnectionWorks by Gottschalk, Joplin, Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein -- inspired by the music of Mexico and Cuba.
Apr 27 The Paris ConnectionA celebration of Paris with the help of Jacques Offenbach, Frederick Delius, Jacques Ibert, Franz Lehar, George Gershwin, and more.
Apr 20 The Part-Time ConnectionHow a number of composers managed to turn out some pretty impressive music in their spare time.
Apr 13 The London ConnectionMusic written for and about London — by Handel, Haydn, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Milhaud, and more.
Apr 06 The Ocean ConnectionMaritime music by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Debussy, Ravel and more.
Mar 30 The Rossini ConnectionHow the music of opera composer Gioachino Rossini "liberated" Franz Schubert from Beethoven's ghost
Mar 23 The Spring ConnectionA celebration of the season with music of Morley, Vivaldi, Schumann, Debussy, Sibelius, Orff, and Strauss
Mar 16 The Irish ConnectionCelebrating the Emerald Isle in music--from Purcell to Beethoven to Victor Herbert
Mar 09 The Organ ConnectionWorks for organ and orchestra by Handel, Haydn, Liszt, Saint-Saens, and Copland, and others
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