Mar 16 The Irish ConnectionCelebrating the Emerald Isle in music--from Purcell to Beethoven to Victor Herbert
Mar 23 The Spring ConnectionA celebration of the season with music of Morley, Vivaldi, Schumann, Debussy, Sibelius, Orff, and Strauss
Mar 30 The Rossini ConnectionHow the music of opera composer Gioachino Rossini "liberated" Franz Schubert from Beethoven's ghost
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.
Feb 02 Carnival ConnectionCarnival-inspired music from the Renaissance to the modern era, including works by Berlioz, Schumann, Dvorak, Saint-Saens, and Stravinsky.
Jan 26 L’Espagnole ConnectionThe French perspective on its southern neighbor—from Bizet’s 'Carmen' to Debussy’s 'Iberia,' from Chabrier’s 'Espana' to Ravel’s 'Bolero.'
Jan 19 The Falstaff ConnectionShakespeare's Sir John Falstaff in music by Salieri, Verdi, Elgar, Vaughan Williams and more.
Jan 12 The Eroica ConnectionHow Beethoven recycled the "Eroica" theme in four works as he worked to develop his signature style.
Jan 05 The Bachianas ConnectionThe "Bachianas Brasileiras" of Heitor Villa-Lobos- - nine works that reflect his Brazilian heritage and his lifelong admiration for the music of Bach.
Dec 29 The Winter ConnectionCold-weather music by Vivaldi, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Delius, Prokofiev, and more.
Dec 24 The Christmas ConnectionInstrumental works for the season by Corelli, Mendelssohn, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Grainger, Bartok, and more.
Dec 22 The Christmas ConnectionInstrumental works for the season by Corelli, Mendelssohn, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Grainger, Bartok, and more.
Dec 15 The 5/6 ConnectionThe surprising links between Beethoven’s Fifth and Sixth Symphonies.
Dec 08 The Nocturne ConnectionExploring the Nocturne from Mozart to Copland—and beyond.
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