Music for the plays Hamlet, King Lear, The Merry Wives of Windsor and The Tempest are featured on our third and final program devoted to William Shakespeare, commemorating the 400th anniversary of the great playwright's death in 1616.
We ply the oceans blue this week, celebrating music of the sea by Mendelssohn, Wagner, Debussy and others.
Chamber music of Johannes Brahms is featured on this week's program.
Our first Christmas program of the season takes us to seventeenth century Rome, as well as to several other European locales through the centuries.
Christmas carols and concertos through the ages are featured on our second Christmas program of the season.
SATURDAY: We bid 2016 adieu on tonight's New Year's Eve program featuring final symphonies by Boyce, Haydn, Bruckner and Shostakovich.
SUNDAY: On today's program, we usher in 2017 with first compositions of various sorts by Bach, Beethoven, Bartok and others.