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Discover what’s new in classical music, this Saturday on ‘This Just In’

The Emerson Quartet
Jürgen Frank
The Emerson Quartet

This Saturday evening at 8:00, join us on WHRO-FM 90.3 for This Just In, your weekly showcase of the latest classical music releases. Hosted by the knowledgeable and engaging Raymond Jones, this program promises a delightful selection of new recordings that will captivate and inspire.

This week, we begin with four of the "Mystery Sonatas" by Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber. These Baroque masterpieces are sure to enchant listeners with their musical richness. Next, experience the profound beauty of Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 11, performed by the renowned Emerson Quartet, bringing fresh vitality to this timeless work. Following Beethoven, we turn to the 20th century with the Symphony No. 1 by Lukas Foss, with the Buffalo Philharmonic under the direction of JoAnn Falletta.

We then travel to Brazil with a violin concerto by Francisco Mignone, a prominent 20th-century composer. This concerto reflects the rich cultural heritage of Brazil and offers a captivating listening experience. Continuing the evening, enjoy the French Suite No. 5 by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by the talented pianist Rochelle Sennet. And finally, we conclude with the Neave Trio’s performance of Bedřich Smetana’s Piano Trio in g.

Join Raymond Jones this Saturday at 8:00 PM on WHRO-FM 90.3, or stream online, and discover what’s new on the classical music scene.