Daphnis et Chloé

Ravels’ Ballet Daphnis et Chloé is performed by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Charles Dutoit.

Mahler Symphony No. 4

Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 is performed by the Berlin Philharmonic under the direction of Claudio Abbado, with soprano Renée Fleming.

Celebrating James Levine

We honor the extraordinary conductor James Levine with performances of the music of Prokofiev, Schoenberg, and Wagner.

Non-Operatic Wagner

Richard Wagner also wrote symphonic and piano music, and Peter shares some of that with us.

Winter Dreams

We hear Tchaikovsky’s "Capriccio italien" and his Symphony No. 1 "Winter Dreams."

Charles Gounod

Gounod’s popular opera "Faust" was premiered on this date in 1859; we’ll hear excerpts from "Faust" as well as his second symphony.

Mozart And Beethoven

We hear the Mozart Sinfonia concertante in E flat, K.364 – and the Beethoven Symphony No. 8.