Our series on music from Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland concludes with innovative masterpieces by twentieth and twenty-first century Scandinavian composers.
With spring tantalizingly close at hand, we take one last look at winter with music of the snow, ice, and cold by Di Lasso, Schubert, Rimsky-Korsakov and others.
Music for Valentine's Day is featured this week, with amorous compositions by Purcell, Mozart, Wagner and others.
The dynamic Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä is the subject of this week's program. We'll listen to symphonies by Beethoven, Bruckner and Sibelius he has directed with various orchestras.
As a salute to the Oscars, this week's program presents music by three of the best Hollywood composers: Erich Korngold, Bernard Herrmann and John Williams.