Bach and Beethoven from Boston-based artists

Two Boston based artists perform Beethoven and Bach, two of the most influential composers of their time on Front Row Washington! The Grammy-winning Parker Quartet performs a late quartet of Beethoven and guitarist Eliot Fisk takes on one of Bach's cello suites on the guitar. Monday night at 9PM ET!

Parker Quartet and Eliot Fisk

Mahler's ghost story on Choral Showcase

With Halloween only a day away, Choral Showcase presents a spooktacular evening with Gustav Mahler's ghost story. Bill Bukowski takes us through Das Klagende Lied, an early cantata by Mahler, based on a folk tale called "The Bone Flute": the story of two brothers, a murder, and a bone flute that sings the dead brother's song of lamentation and accusation. Light up your Jack-o-lantern and gather for the perfect prelude to Halloween on Sunday night at 9PM ET!


Verdi's Aida on Opera Matinee

Opera Matinee presents one of the most iconic works on Saturday at 1PM ET, Verdi's Aida. A stunning masterpiece and an audience favorite, join us for the tragic love story about warring nations. A production of LA Opera, conducted by James Conlon, starring Latonia Moore in the title role, and Russell Thomas.


Virtuosos come together on Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Saturday nights are for chamber music for us with Center Stage from Wolf Trap​​​​​​! Virtuosos Arnaud Sussman, Paul Neubauer, David Finckel, and Wu Han come together for a special evening of chamber music by Czech composers, Antonin Dvořák and Josef Suk. Join us on Saturday at 9PM ET!

Finckel Han

A spooky From the Top

From the Top is in a spooky mood the day before Halloween! A piano duo plays Saint-Saëns’ chilling Danse Macabre. A teenage violinist performs Jessie Montgomery’s “Peace” and reflects on a stunning experience deep in a cave in Virginia. We also hear from a winner of the prestigious Junior Sphinx competition. Sunday at 6PM ET.

Rise and shine with Classical Sunrise!

The line-up of this week's perfectly paired music to greet the sun and start your day! Join your host Linda Carducci every weekday morning at sunrise to start the day on the right beat!

  • Monday 7:26AM Haydn - Piano Sonata No. 58: II. Rondo. Presto
  • Tuesday 7:27AM Johann Strauss II - Overture to Die Fledermaus
  • Wednesday 7:28AM Domenico Scarlatti - Keyboard Sonata, K. 13
  • Thursday 7:29AM Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3: III. Allegro
  • Friday 7:30 AM Bach - Autumn from The Four Seasons: III. Allegro
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