Performance Today

Monday- Friday, 8:00- 10:00pm
Fred Child

Performance Today is America's most popular classical music radio program, with more than 1.3 million weekly listeners on more than 260 stations around the country.

Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the APM studios, and from concert stages around the country, along with classical music news and features. Every week composer Bruce Adolphe joins host Fred Child for a classical music game, the PT Piano Puzzler. Performance Today is based at the APM studios in Saint Paul, Minnesota, but is frequently on the road, with special programs broadcast from festivals and public radio stations around the country. And in 2006, Performance Today was live from Mozart's hometown of Salzburg, Austria for Mozart's 250th birthday celebrations.

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Playlist

September 12, 2012

8:01 PM
Symphony No. 89 in F major - IV. Finale
Artist : Berlin Philharmonic; Simon Rattle, conductor
Album : Haydn Symphonies 88-92
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Label : EMI 94237
8:23 PM
Symphony No. 2
Artist : Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; David Zinman
Album : Schumann: Symphonies No 2 & 3
Composer : Robert Schumann
Label : Telarc 80182
8:33 PM
Intermezzo in b minor, Op. 119, no. 1
Artist : Helene Grimaud, piano
Album : Piano Pieces Op. 116-119
Composer : Johannes Brahms
Label : Erato 14350
8:37 PM
French Suite No. 5
Artist : Gray & Pearl Guitar Duo
Album : Baroque Inventions
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Label : Dorian 90209
9:21 PM
Suite for Strings
Artist : Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; John Mauceri
Album : Entartete Musik - Schoenberg In Hollywood
Composer : Arnold Schoenberg
Label : Decca 448619
9:28 PM
Lilacs
Artist : Christopher O’Riley, piano
Album : At the Break
Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Label : CPI 3294112