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SPECIAL PROGRAMS ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES AND AVANT-GARDE EDITION

Classical Discoveries" presents rarely heard repertoire all year long, but occasionally features programs partially or totally devoted to one topic.
To locate these special programs you can go directly to below links:

ANNUAL PROGRAMS AND FOR HOLIDAYS MUSIC MARATHONS
SPOTLIGHTS OR FOCUS ON COUNTRIES OTHER SPECIALS
MUSICAL MEMORIAL TRIBUTES PROGRAMS DEVOTED TO EARLY MUSIC
AVANT-GARDE / ELECTRONIC MUSIC SPOTLIGHT ON or MUSICAL PORTRAIT OF COMPOSER
SPOTLIGHT ON PERFORMERS AND OTHERS MUSIC BY WOMEN AND BLACK COMPOSERS
PROGRAMS DEVOTED TO AMERICAN COMPOSERS PRESENTED OPERAS

ANNUAL PROGRAMS
IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - from 2004 - each March to celebrate "Women History Month", Classical Discoveries presents weekly specials devoted totally to music composed by women:
2015 - 03-25-2015 | 03-18-2015 | 03-11-2015 | 03-04-2015 |
2014 - 03-26-2014 | 03-19-2014 | 03-12-2014 | 03-05-2014 |
2013 - 03-27-2013  |   03-20-2013  |   03-13-2013  |   03-06-2013 
2012 - 03-28-2012  |   03-21-2012  |   03-14-2012  |   03-07-2012   
2011 - 03-30-2011  |   03-23-2011  |   03-16-2011  |   03-09-2011  |  03-02-2011 
2010 - 00-31-2010  |   00-24-2010  |   00-17-2010  |   03-10-2010  |  03-03-2010

2009 - 03-25-2009  |   03-18-2009  |   03-11-2009  |   03-04-2009 
2008 - 03-26-2008  |   03-19-2008  |   03-12-2008  |   03-05-2008 
2007 - 03-28-2007  |   03-22-2007  |   03-21-2007  |   03-14-2007  |   03-07-2007 
2006 - 03-29-2006  |   03-22-2006  |   03-15-2006  |   03-08-2006  |   03-01-2006 
2005 - 03-30-2005  |   03-23-2005  |   03-16-2005  |   03-09-2005  |   03-02-2005   
2004 - 03-31-2004  |   03-24-2004  |   03-17-2004  |   03-10-2004  |   03-03-2004   
2003 - 03-12-2003
 
SHALL WE DANCE - from 1997 - last program before or on New Year Day to celebrate holiday with light and joyful music:
01-01-2014 | 12-26-2012 | 12-28-2011 | 12-29-2010 | 12-30-2009 | 12-31-2008 | 12-31-2007 | 12-29-2006 | 12-30-2005 | 12-27-2004 | 12-31-2003 | 12-31-2002 | 12-28-2001
VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - from 2003 - program devoted to new music just composed in 21-st century
01-15-2014 | 01-08-2014 | 12-28/29-2013 - 25-hour Marathon - INTERNATIONAL EDITION | 12-28/29-2012 - 24-hour Marathon - INTERNATIONAL EDITION | 01-04-2012 | 12-26/12-27-2011 - 24-hour Marathon - INTERNATIONAL EDITION | 01-05-2011 | 12-27/28-2009 - 24-hour Marathon - WOMEN COMPOSERS EDITION | 09-08/09-2009 - 24-hour Marathon - AMERICAN COMPOSERS - SUMMER | 12-26/12-27-2008 - 24-hour Marathon - INTERNATIONAL EDITION | 12-27/12-28-2007 - 24-hour Marathon - INTERNATIONAL EDITION | 01-03-2007 | 01-04-2006 | 01-03-2005 | 12-30-2003 | 01-01-2003
BIRTHDAY AND MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO ALAN HOVHANESS - from 2002 - Marvin's personal annual tribute to composer - sometimes during month of March or June each year: 02-29-2012 | 12-26/27-10 - 24-hour Marathon | 02-24-10 | 06-26-09 | 03-08-07 | 03-24-06 | 06-22-05 | 03-15-05 | 03-01-04 | 03-05-03 | 03-05-02 | 06-27-2000
MUSIC OF AMERICAS - from 1997 - To celebrate Thanksgiving Holiday with music of composers of American Continent - 11-26-14 | 11-27-13 | 11-24-12 | 11-21-12 | 11-23-11 | 11-24-10 | 11-25-09 | 11-26-08 | 11-23-07 | 11-22-06 | 11-25-05 | 11-25-04 | 11-27-03 | 11-28-02 | 11-22-01
VIVA AMERICA and AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL - from 1997 - 4-th July special devoted to American composers
07-02-14 | 07-03-13 | 07-04-12 | 07-04-11 | 06-30-10 | 07-04-09 | 07-03-09 | 07-01-09-a - AVANT-GARDE EDITION | 07-01-09 | 07-02-08 | 07-04-07 | 06-28-06 | 06-30-05 | 07-05-04 | 07-04-03 | 07-03-02 | 07-04-01 | 07-03-01

MUSIC FOR THE HOLIDAYS:
A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE, AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS - from 1997 - last program before Christmas
12-23-2013 | 12-18-2013 | 12-24-2012 | 12-24-2011 | 12-21-2011 | 12-22-2010 | 12-23-2009 | 12-24-2008 | 12-21-2007 | 12-22-2006 | 12-24-2005 | 12-24-2004 | 12-24-2003 | 12-23-2002 | 12-24-2001
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD - from 1997 - presented annually before Christmas
12-11-2013 | 12-19-2012 | 12-14-2011 | 12-15-2010 | 12-16-2009 | 12-19-2008 | 12-19-2007 | 12-20-2006 | 12-21-2005 | 12-23-2004 | 12-23-2003 | 12-18-2002 | 12-21-2001
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA - from 2004 - program devoted to music for the holiday season by American composers
12-16-2013 | 12-12-2012 | 12-20-2011 | 12-20-2010 | 12-23-2009 | 12-17-2008 | 12-15-2006 | 12-22-2005 | 12-22-2004
SACRED BRIDGES - from 2009 - program celebrating Christian, Jewish and Muslim heritage for holidays
04-16-2014 | 04-04-2012 | 04-20-2011 | 03-30-2010 | 04-07-2009

  MUSIC MARATHONS:
25-HOUR - VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - INTERNATIONAL EDITION 12-28/29-2013
24-HOUR - VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - INTERNATIONAL EDITION 12-28/29-2012
24-HOUR - VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - INTERNATIONAL EDITION 12-26/27-2011
24-HOUR - WE REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11 09-10/11-2011
24-HOUR - ALAN HOVHANESS - 100TH BIRTHDAY MARATHON 12-26/27-2010
24-HOUR - VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - WOMEN COMPOSERS EDITION 12-27/28-2009
24-HOUR - VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - AMERICAN EDITION 09-08/09-2009
24-HOUR - VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - INTERNATIONAL EDITION 12-26/27-2008
24-HOUR - VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - INTERNATIONAL EDITION 12-27/28-2007

SPOTLIGHTS / FOCUS ON COUNTRIES :
Occasional specials devoted to one country or geographical regions
RETURN TO JAPAN 04-09-2014
FOR JAPAN - tribute, in the face of triple tragedy, to the people of Japan, living and perished, it's artists and composers 04-06-2011
DREAM OF CHERRY BLOSSOMS - Classical Discoveries goes to Japan 05-24-2004
POLISH MUSIC BEYOND CHOPIN AND GÓRECKI - Musical Voyage to Poland 05-01-2013 | 01-11-2012 | 09-01-2004 | 03-26-2003 | 05-01-2001
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES OUTBACK - Australia Reviseted 08-08-2012
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES OUTBACK - Musical Voyage to Australia 02-23-2005
IN THE YEAR OF A WATER DRAGON - music of Chinese composers, and composers associated with China, in observance of Chinese New Year 01-25-2012
IN THE YEAR OF THE OX - music of Chinese composers, and composers associated with China, in observance of Chinese New Year 01-30-2009
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF WILLIAM TELL - Musical Voyage to Switzerland

08-01-2011

FRESCOES OF KIEV  -  Musical Voyage to Ukraine

07-25-2011
"UP NORTH'' - CANADA REVISITED - Musical Voyage to Canada  07-11-2011
"UP NORTH'' - A MUSICAL VOYAGE TO CANADA 07-14-2005
A MUSICAL VOYAGE TO CANADA 05-15-2001
FROM RIGA WITH LOVE - Musical Voyage to Latvia 06-27-2011
FROM THE BALTIC SEA TO THE TATRA MOUNTAINS - Musical Voyage to Poland 06-15-2011 | 06-13-2011
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES TO GREECE WITH MUSICAL ODYSSEY 11-28-2010 | 05-30-2010 01-10-2010 | 08-30-2009
THE EASTERN-EUROPEAN CONNECTION - music from Eastern-European/Baltic countries such as the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine and more 07-05-2010
VOYAGE TO THE RAINBOW NATION - SOUTH AFRICA 06-18-2010
A MUSICAL PORTRAIT OF SOUTH AFRICAN COMPOSERS 09-17-2003
RETURN TO THE LAND OF KIWI - A MUSICAL VOYAGE TO NEW ZEALAND 06-11-2010
IN THE LAND OF KIWI - A MUSICAL VOYAGE TO NEW ZEALAND 04-23-2008
11½ HOURS AROUND THE WORLD 06-02-2010
EAST MEETS WEST - devoted to to music inspired by the Far and Near East and included composers from those countries 01-27-2010 | 09-11-2001
ESTONIA, LATVIA AND LITHUANIA REVISITED 06-03-2009
IN THE SHADOWS OF "THE KNIGHTS OF MALTA" - music of Maltese composers and associated with Malta as well memorial tribute to Charles Camilleri 01-16-2009
FROM JAKARTA TO JAYAPURA - Entire program devoted to works inspired by Indonesia's islands as well as works by Indonesian composers 08-20-2008
FROM THE BALTIC SEA TO THE TATRA MOUNTAINS - Millennium of Polish Music 08-06-2008
VIVA LA FRANCE 07-12-2006
VOYAGE TO SWEDEN - THE LAND OF ALFRED NOBEL 06-07-2006
THE GLORIOUS SOUND OF THE POLISH BAROQUE - Old and new music from Poland 05-24-2006
300 MINUTES AROUND THE WORLD - 2005 09-01-2005
VOICES OF LITHUANIA - MUSICAL VOYAGE 08-24-2005
AUGUST GERMAN FEST - musical voyage to Germany 08-18-2005
THE NIGHT IN LISBOA - musical voyage to Portugal 08-11-2005
BEYOND THE MYSTERIES OF MIDDLE-EASTERN MUSIC - musical voyage to Southwest Asia 08-04-2005
THE ORIENT UNVEILED - musical voyage to the Far East 07-28-2005
ESTONIA - A LAND OF MUSIC 07-21-2005
ICELAND - LAND OF FIRE AND ICE - REVISITED 07-07-2005
ICELAND - LAND OF FIRE AND ICE" - Musical Voyage to Iceland 01-26-2005
300 MINUTES AROUND THE WORLD - 2004 09-06-2004
THE LAND OF FIRE - Musical Voyage to Azerbaijan  08-23-2004
MUSIC FROM AZERBAIJAN 01-30-2003
IN SEARCH OF UIRAPURU - Musical Voyage to Latin America 08-11-2004
UNCHAINED MELODIES - Musical Voyage to the Former Soviet Republics 08-09-2004
AFRICA SINGS - Musical Voyage to Africa 07-26-2004
TALES FROM EMERALD ISLE - Musical Journey to Ireland

07-12-2004
FROM PRAHA TO BRATISLAVA - Musical Journey to the Czech and Slovakia 06-30-2004
SPLENDOURS OF TOPKAPI - Musical Journey to Turkey 06-07-2004
VIVA BRITANNIA 07-25-2003
MIDDLE-EASTERN CLASSICAL COMPOSERS 07-23-2003
IRISH MUSIC MIX 03-19-2003
THE END OF SILK ROAD - program devoted to Chinese music and western composers influenced by the East 02-05-2003
VIVA LA FRANCE 07-17-2002
LITHUANIAN MUSIC 04-23-2002
HYMN TO APOLLO - Greek music through the Centuries 03-20-2002
VIVA ITALIA 11-14-2001
A MUSICAL VOYAGE TO ESTONIA 10-31-2001
A MUSICAL VOYAGE TO AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 06-26-2001
 

OTHER SPECIALS
FOUR SEASONS BEYOND VIVALDI - devoted to compositions inspired by seasons 06-25-2014
AMERICAN MUSIC FOR MEMORIAL DAY 05-21-2014
ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL - devoted to compositions inspired by animals and other living creatures 11-13-2013 | 08-06-2003
IN THE SHADOW OF HEKLA  -  REMEMBERING JON LEIFS 07-22-2013
AMERICAN MUSIC FOR MEMORIAL DAY 05-27-2013
MUSIC FOR UNUSUAL INSTRUMENTS 04-24-2013
FANFARES FOR OUR PRESIDENTS 02-13-2013
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES TO WASHINGTON - GHOSTS OF THE PAST 10-31-2012
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN CAGE - in observance of the composer's 100th Birthday 09-05-2012
GOODBYE NEW ALBION - special tribute to departing label 08-13-2012
ELLIOTT CARTER BASH - with Joe Barron 07-25-2012
CLASSICAL GOES JAZZ, OR JAZZ GOES CLASSICAL? 07-08-2012
WINTER'S BREATH - music inspired by the winter 02-22-2012
A ZAPPA-MANIA - FRANK ZAPPA'S - special tribute 08-24-2011
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES ROCK AND ROLL 07-27-2011 | 10-21-2009
CLASSICAL GOES JAZZ, OR JAZZ GOES CLASSICAL? 07-17-2011
LITTLE KNOWN TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC FOR EASTER 04-24-2011
A MUSICAL PORTRAIT OF POLISH COMPOSER WOJCIECH KILAR 10-27-2010
AMERICAN MUSIC FOR LABOR DAY 09-03-2010
SUMMER SHIMMERS 08-18-2010
CONTEMPORARY MUSIC EXRTRAVAGANZA - WITH INNOVA 06-23-2010
SYMPHONIC PETTERSSON 06-14-2010
EASTERN MOODS - CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES JAZZ 12-06-2009
POLISH MOODS - CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES JAZZ 11-08-2009
VOICES FROM HEAVEN - Choral music from around the world throughout the centuries 08-12-2009 | 10-04-2006| 01-27-2006
VOICES FROM HEAVEN - AVANT-GARDE EDITION 08-12-2009-a
CONCERTO, CONCERTO.......!!! 06-12-2009
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES TO MUSEUM 07-06-2009
OUR PLANET EARTH - celebration of Earth Day 04-22-2009
OUR PLANET EARTH - AVANT-GARDE EDITION - celebration of Earth Day 04-22-2009-a
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES TO WASHINGTON - GHOSTS OF THE PAST 10-31-2008
A PROFILE OF BRIDGE RECORDS 07-25-2008
HAPPY BIRTHDAY VALENTIN - 70th Birthday celebration of Silvestrov 11-02-2007
TRICK OR TREATS? - devoted to music inspired by ghosts and monsters and also paid respect to European tradition - Memorial Day 10-31-2007 | 10-30-2002
WARSAW AUTUMN - THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY 09-07-2007 | 08-31-2007
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAAN AND WOJCIECH - 75-th birthday tribute to Jaan Raats and Wojciech Kilar - 08-15-2007
FOCUS ON PULITZER PRIZE WINNING COMPOSITIONS 07-06-2007
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE - Valentine special 02-21-2007
SURPRISES FROM BAROQUE AND BEFORE 01-16-2007
FELDMANATHON / FLUX O-MANIA - Morton Feldman's - String Quartet No. 2 & Flux Quartet Marathon 12-29-2006
SPORTS, SPORTS, SPORTS - music inspired by various sports - 07-13-2006
SO YOUNG - Program devoted to music of Young Composers - under-30’s 12-31-2005
ROYAL FANFARES - or music about the kings, for the kings and by the kings and other royalties 08-29-2005
SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING...? - 08-15-2005
FRIDAY MORNING WITH PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS 07-22-2005
AMERICAN MUSIC FOR MEMORIAL DAY 05-30-2005
EARTH DAY WITH CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 04-20-2005
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES TO WASHINGTON 10-29-2004
WAR AND PEACE 08-30-2004
IN MEMORIAM - whole program devoted to American composers 05-31-2004
HAPPY PRESIDENTS DAY -- whole program devoted to American composers 02-16-2004
BE MY VALENTINE -- American music for Valentines Day - whole program devoted to American composers 02-14-2004
MUSIC FOR UNUSUAL INSTRUMENTS - program devoted to instruments rarely used in classical repertoire as for example: tar, accordion, harmonica, tap dancer (feet),hand bells, castanets, electric guitar, shofar, didjeridu, etc. 01-31-2004 | 01-30-2004
FOCUS ON YOUNG COMPOSERS - program focused on young composers from age 14 to 40 01-21-2004
GOODBYE AND HELLO TO CRI 05-07-2003
IN THE SHADOW OF THE FAMOUS - devoted to lesser known composers family members of more famous Baroque composers 04-30-2003
BEYOND THE EARTHLY SPHERES - Music inspired by astronomy and space 01-16-2002
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES TO MOVIES - program devoted to film music composers 08-02-2001

MUSICAL MEMORIAL TRIBUTES:
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO ARNOLD ROSNER 11-20-2013
24-HOUR - WE REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11 09-10/11-2011
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN 07-18-2008
"YESTERDAY' - IN MEMORY OF JIM NETTLETON 10-21-2009
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO NORMAN DELLO JOIO 07-30-2008
IN MEMORY OF HENRY BRANT - PIONEER OF SPATIAL MUSIC 06-20-2008
IN MEMORIUM OF THE VICTIMS OF 9/11 09-06-2006
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO GYORGY LIGETI 06-15-2006
HOVHANESSES 5TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL TRIBUTE 06-22-2005
WE REMEMBER - 09/11 MEMORIAL 09-10-2004
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO HENRI LEDROIT 05-10-2004
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO LOU HARRISON 02-12-2003
MADE IN THE USA - 09/11 MEMORIAL 09-10-2003
REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS OF TERRORISM AND WAR - 09-11-2002
IN MEMORY OF GEORGE HARRISON 12-05-2001
IN MEMORY OF ROBERT HELPS 12-05-2001
MUSIC OF MOURNING 09-13-2001
HOVHANESSES MEMORIAL TRIBUTE 06-27-2000

PROGRAMS DEVOTED TO EARLY MUSIC
programs devoted to little known early music composers and compositions.
LITTLE KNOWN TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC FOR EASTER 04-20-2014 | 04-08-2012 | 04-24-2011 |
TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - Summer 2013 - and other specials 09-07-2013 | 08-31-2013 | 08-24-2013 | 08-17-2013 | 08-10-2013 | 08-03-2013 | 07-27-2013 | 07-20-2013 | 07-13-2013 | 07-06-2013 | 06-29-2013 | 06-22-2013 | 06-15-2013 | 06-08-2013 | 06-01-2013 | 02-01-2013 |
TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - 2012 - devoted to little known repertoire before 1750 08-31-2012 |08-20-2012 | 08-17-2012 | 08-07-2012 |  04-13-2012
A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE, AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS - annual program - last "Classical Discoveries" before Christmas 12-23-2013 | 12-18-2013 | 12-24-2012 | 12-24-2011 | 12-21-2011 | 12-22-2010 | 12-23-2009 | 12-24-2008 | 12-21-2007 | 12-22-2006 | 12-24-2005 | 12-24-2004 | 12-24-2003 | 12-23-2002 | 12-24-2001 |
TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - 2011 - devoted to little known repertoire before 1750 08-29-2011 |08-22-2011 |08-15-2011 | 08-08-2011 |07-18-2011 |06-20-2011 | 06-06-2011
TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - 2010 - devoted to little known repertoire before 1750 11-05-2010 |06-26-2010 |07-03-2010 |07-10-2010 |07-17-2010 |07-24-2010 |07-31-2010 |08-07-2010 |08-14-2010 | 08-21-2010 |08-28-2010 |09-04-2010
MUSICAL PORTRAIT OF STANISŁAW SYLWESTER SZARZYŃSKI 05-26-2010
EARLY MUSIC BASH 05-25-2010 |06-19-2009 |11-01-2003 | 10-25-2003
TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - 2009 - Summer Series of Programs devoted to little known repertoire before 1750
08-29-2009 |08-22-2009 |08-15-2009 | 08-08-2009 |07-24-2009 |07-18-2009 |07-17-2009
SURPRISES FROM BAROQUE AND BEFORE 01-16-2007 |09-18-2002
THE GLORIOUS SOUND OF THE POLISH BAROQUE 05-24-2006
A VISIT WITH ANDREW KIRKMAN - director of The Binchois Consort and conductor of Rutgers Collegium Musicum 03-24-2006 |11-10-2004
SPOTLIGHT ON ITALIAN COMPOSER GIOVANNI VALENTINI (1583-1649) 01-19-2005
MUSIC BY THE NUNS OF ITALIAN BAROQUE 12-31-2004
MUSICAL PORTRAIT OF MARIA CRISTINA KIEHR - soprano 05-17-2004
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO HENRI LEDROIT - countertenor - 05-10-2004
IN THE SHADOW OF THE FAMOUS - devoted to lesser known composers - family members of more famous Baroque composers 04-30-2003
FOCUS ON WOMEN COMPOSERS FROM BAROQUE AND BEFORE 03-05-2003
MUSICAL VOYAGE TO THE PAST 08-30-2001 | 08-28-2001
BLAST FROM THE PAST - Oldies - dance music from 1200 till 1750 12-28-2003
EARLY OPERAS PRESENTATIONS  
Francesca Caccini - ''La liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina'' | Antonio Caldara - The Card Game |   Francesco Cavalli - "Ercole Amante" | Charpentier, Mark-Antoine - Medee | de la Guerre, Jacquet Elisabeth-Claude - Cephale et Procris | Claudio Monteverdi - ''The Return of Ulysses" | Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - "La Serva Padrona | Francesco Provenzale - "La Colomba Ferita" | Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco - La purpura de la rosa | Antonio Vivaldi - "Farnace"

PROGRAMS DEVOTED TO AVANT-GARDE / ELECTRONIC MUSIC
From summer 2008 CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE is featured as a weekly program - go to playlists to find special avant-garde playlists from 2007
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN CAGE - in observance of the composer's 100th Birthday 09-05-2012
GOODBYE NEW ALBION - special tribute to departing label 08-13-2012
ELLIOTT CARTER BASH - with Joe Barron 07-25-2012
A ZAPPA-MANIA - FRANK ZAPPA'S - special tribute 08-24-2011
MORTON FELDMANN 06-01-2011
A PROFILE OF BRIDGE RECORDS 07-25-2008
A MEMORIAL TRBUTE TO KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN 07-18-2008
WARSAW AUTUMN - THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY - PART 2 09-07-2007
WARSAW AUTUMN - THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY - PART 1 08-31-2007
FOCUS ON PULITZER PRIZE WINNING COMPOSITIONS 07-06-2007
FELDMANATHON / FLUX O-MANIA - Morton Feldman's - String Quartet No. 2 & Flux Quartet Marathon - 12-29-2006
MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO GYORGY LIGETI (1923-2006) 06-15-2006
SPOTLIGHT ON MORTON FELDMAN 06-08-2003
SPOTLIGHT ON JOHN CAGE 12-29-2002
 

SPOTLIGHT ON or MUSICAL PORTRAIT OF COMPOSER
total or partial programs devoted to one composer
IN STUDIO GUESTS - live interviews
BETH ANDERSON American 06-16-04 | 04-10-01
JUDAH E. ADASHI American 05-11-11
EVE BEGLARIAN American 07-20-11
LARRY BELL American 08-31-05
MIŁOSZ BEMBINOW Polish 05-01-2013
BARBARA BENARY American 08-03-2011
DEREK BERMEL American 01-23-13 | 10-14-09 | 09-16-09
LISA BIELAWA American 08-26-09<
NANCY BLOOMER DEUSSEN American 10-06-04
RICHARD BROOKS American 08-28-02
BOUDEWIJN BUCKINX Belgian 05-28-08 | 03-19-03
JENNIFER M. CASTELLANO American 08-25-10
JAKUB CIUPIŃSKI Polish 01-11-2012
ANDREA CLEARFIELD American 03-30-11
CARSON P. COOMAN American 08-09-06
GEORGE CRUMB American 09-16-09
HALIM EL-DABH Egyptian/American 05-13-2009
DANIEL DORFF American 10-08-08
ROSS EDWARDS Australian 02-23-05
ĒRIKS EŠENVALDS Latvian 06-27-11
ERIC EWAZEN American 06-20-07 | 09-20-01
FRANK FERKO American 05-02-12
VIVIAN FUNG Canadian 06-12-13
STEVEN R. GERBER American 06-25-08
EDWARD GREEN American 06-22-06
JENNIFER HIGDON American 08-02-06 | 07-14-04
BARBARA HARBACH American 08-18-10
ALISTAR HINTON English 06-23-04
KATHERINE HOOVER American 03-15-06
SARA KIRKLAND SNIDER American 05-09-12
GUY  KLUCEVSEK American 04-24-13
PAUL LANSKY American 07-07-10 | 10-08-08
CHRIS LASTOWICKA American 09-09-09
ELODIE LAUTEN American 07-22-09 | 12-27-07 | 12-29-04 | 07-16-03
TANIA LEÓN Cuban 03-14-12
MAX LIFCHITZ Mexican/American 06-09-10
LUKAS LIGETI Austrian/Hungarian 01-27-10
STEVEN MACKEY American 07-21-10 | 12-28-07
JON MAGNUSSEN American 10-15-04
ANA MILOSAVLJEVIC Serbian 07-11-12
BEATA MOON Korean/American 12-08-04
ROBERT MORAN  American 10-03-12 | 05-11-11 | 10-08-08 | 01-05-07 | 12-15-04 | 06-14-04 | and before 2001
PAUL MORAVEC American 10-14-09 | 12-27-07 | 08-29-07 | 09-07-05
SEAN O'BOYLE Australian 08-08-12
FRANK J. OTERI American 08-21-13 | 09-05-07 | 08-20-06 | 07-19-04
ROXANNA PANUFNIK English 03-21-12
ALLA PAVLOVA Russian/American 07-11-07
VANGELIS PETSALIS Greek 05-28-03
DARIUSZ PRZYBYLSKI Polish 10-15-2014
JOHN PSATHAS New Zealand 04-23-08
DANIEL BERNARD ROMAIN (DBR) American 06-23-10
ARNOLD ROSNER   American 11-20-13-memorial tribute | 08-19-09 | 11-03-05 | and before 2001
ANDREW RUDIN American 05-04-11 | 12-09-09 | 10-14-09
KAIJA SAARIAHO Finish 11-19-14
ALEX SHAPIRO American 02-15-12
RUTH SCHONTHAL American 07-31-02
LUIZ SIMAS Brazilian 05-12-04
FRANK JAMES STANECK American 09-03-03 | 08-22-02
MICHAEL TORKE American 07-19-06
ALEXANDRA VREBALOV Serbian 08-17-2011
RAYMOND WOJCIK American 10-08-08 | 12-27-07
RANDALL WOOLF American 11-28-12
RAIN WORTHINGTON American 07-01-09

SPOTLIGHT ON or MUSICAL PORTRAIT - ONLY
GEORGE ANTHEIL American 02-03-2006
HENRY BRANT American 06-20-2008
JOHN CAGE American 09-05-2012 | 12-29-2002
CHARLES CAMILLIERI Maltese 01-16-2009 | 01-14-2004
ELLIOTT CARTER American 07-25-2012
HENRY COWELL American 09-16-2005 | 10-22-2003 | 09-24-2004
NORMAN DELLO JOIO American 07-30-2008
DAVID DIAMOND American 06-30-2005
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY American 11-24-2004
TAN DUN Chinese 09-03-2004
GARETH FARR New Zealand 03-01-2004
MORTON FELDMAN American 06-01-2011 | 06-08-2003
PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS Australian 01-02-2013
BARBARA HARBACH American 08-08-2007
ROY HARRIS American 09-29-2004
ALAN HOVHANESS

a special 24-HOUR - ALAN HOVHANESS - 100TH BIRTHDAY MARATHON - 12-26/27-2010

American 02-29-2012 | 02-24-2010 | 06-26-2009 | 03-08-2007 | 03-24-2006 |06-22-2005 | 03-15-2005 |03-01-2004 | 03-05-2003 |03-05-2002 | 06-27-2000 |
WOJCIECH KILAR - unknown symphonic and choral output of the composer that is known mostly for film music Polish 10-27-2010 | 08-05-2007 |07-31-2001
JAROSLAV KRCEK - composing output of Director of "Capella Istropolitana" not know for his composing skills Czech 01-30-2002
JON LEIFS Icelandic 07-22-2013
GYORGY LIGETI Hungarian/Austrian 06-15-2006
PAWEŁ ŁUKASZEWSKI Polish 06-05-2009
ANDRZEJ PANUFNIK Polish 10-15-2014 | 10-26-2011
ARVO PART Estonian 10-15-2003
HARRY PARTCH American 03-19-2010
ALLAN PETTERSSON   06-14-2010
VICTORIA POLEVA Ukrainian 04-17-2013
URMAS SISASK Estonian 05-12-2004
KAIKHOSRU SORABJI English 07-11-2005
WILLIAM GRANT STILL American 02-16-2005
LEPO SUMERA Estonian 09-24-2003
CARLOS SURNACH American/Spanish 07-13-2005
YOICHI TOGAWA Japanese <02-26-2003
PETER VAHI Estonian 06-19-2002
GIOVANNI VALENTINI (1583-1649) Italian 01-19-2005
PĒTERIS VASKS Latvian 04-19-2006
ERIC WHITACRE American 01-21-2004
FRANK ZAPPA American 09-03-2014 | 08-24-2011
indicates pre-20-Century Composer    

SPOTLIGHT ON PERFORMERS AND OTHER MUSIC PERSONALITIES
STUDIO GUESTS
JOE BARRON reporter, columnist editor - Elliott Carter expert 07-25-2012
MAYA BEISER cellist 07-14-2010
GISELE BEN-DOR conductor 08-11-2004
JERRY BOWLES Editor of the Contemporary Classical Music Portal, Sequenza 21 09-05-2007
BRUCE BRUBAKER pianist 10-15-2004
TOM CHIU the founder, 1st violinist of Flux Quartet and composer 12-29-2006
TAYLOR DAVIS-VAN ATTA Publisher & Editor of Music & Literature Magazine 11-19-2014
ETHEL Band 05-26-2010
ELEM ELEY baritone 10-08-2008
CLIPPER ERICKSON pianist 09-08-2005
ELIZABETH FARNUM soprano 08-28-2003
JAMES FREEMAN conductor of Orchestra 2001 09-16-2003
JANUS new music trio 11-17-2010
ALAN HARLER choir conductor 10-03-2012 | 04-23-2003
ANDREW KIRKMAN conductor and director of The Binchois Consort and of Rutgers Collegium Musicum 03-24-2006 |11-10-2004
ISABELLE O'CONNELL Irish pianist 09-29-2010
BARBARA OLDHAM horn soloist of  QUINTET OF THE AMERICAS 04-26-2006
WALTER SIMMONS Musicologist, Critic, CD Producer and Author 07-03-2009 | 08-13-2003
TIMOTHY SMITH Assistant Conductor of Rutgers Collegium Musicum 10-08-2008
SO PERCUSSION Quartet+ 07-23-2014 | 08-05-2009
ROBERT P. RIDGELL Organist & Music Director of Trinity Youth Chorus 08-11-2010
DANIEL SPALDING conductor 08-05-2009
BECKY STAROBIN president of Bridge Records 07-25-2008
DAVID STAROBIN guitarist 07-25-2008
KATHLEEN SUPOVÉ pianist 11-28-2012
ELAINE VANDER PLATE HELD pianist 08-04-2004
ROSANNE VITA NAHASS pianist 08-29-2012
SPOTLIGHT ONLY
MARIA CRISTINA KIEHR soprano 05-17-2004
VIVA STOKOWSKI conductor 10-01-2004

MUSIC BY WOMEN AND BLACK COMPOSERS:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY PEGGY - Centenary of Peggy Glanville-Hicks - 1912 – 2012 - 01-02-2013
IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - from 2004 - each March to celebrate "Women History Month", Classical Discoveries presents weekly specials devoted totally to music composed by women:
2015 - 03-25-2015 | 03-18-2015 | 03-11-2015 | 03-04-2015 |
2014 - 03-26-2014 | 03-19-2014 | 03-12-2014 | 03-05-2014 |
2013 - 03-27-2013  |   03-20-2013  |   03-13-2013  |   03-06-2013 
2012 - 03-28-2012  |   03-21-2012  |   03-14-2012  |   03-07-2012   
2011 - 03-30-2011  |   03-23-2011  |   03-16-2011  |   03-09-2011  |  03-02-2011 
2010 - 00-31-2010  |   00-24-2010  |   00-17-2010  |   03-10-2010  |  03-03-2010

2009 - 03-25-2009  |   03-18-2009  |   03-11-2009  |   03-04-2009 
2008 - 03-26-2008  |   03-19-2008  |   03-12-2008  |   03-05-2008 
2007 - 03-28-2007  |   03-22-2007  |   03-21-2007  |   03-14-2007  |   03-07-2007 
2006 - 03-29-2006  |   03-22-2006  |   03-15-2006  |   03-08-2006  |   03-01-2006 
2005 - 03-30-2005  |   03-23-2005  |   03-16-2005  |   03-09-2005  |   03-02-2005   
2004 - 03-31-2004  |   03-24-2004  |   03-17-2004  |   03-10-2004  |   03-03-2004   
2003 - 03-12-2003
 
TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - WOMEN COMPOSERS EDITION - 08-15-2011
SUMMER SHIMMERS - 08-18-2010
24-HOUR-VIVA 21-ST CENTURY - WOMEN COMPOSERS EDITION - 12-27/28-2009
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVER, MUSIC FOR KWANZAA - and other programs devoted to music of Black Composers - 01-04-2013 | 12-31-2011 | 12-19-2010 | 02-16-2010 | 12-29-2008 | 12-26-2007 | 12-27-2006 | 12-26-2005 | 12-29-2004 | 02-11-2004 | 01-03-2004 | 01-15-2003 |
FOCUS ON WOMEN COMPOSERS - 07-11-2007
SUNDAY MORNING OPERA WITH WOMEN COMPOSERS - 11-05-2006
FRIDAY MORNING WITH WOMEN COMPOSERS - 11-03-2006
200th BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF FANNY MENDELSSOHN (1805-1847) - world premiere broadcast Fanny's works as well compositions of other women composers 11-16-2005
MUSICAL PORTRAIT OF ''THE DEAN OF AFRO-AMERICAN COMPOSERS - WILLIAM GRANT STILL"
02-16-2005
MUSIC BY THE NUNS OF ITALIAN BAROQUE - 12-31-2004
SPOTLIGHT ON WOMAN COMPOSERS AND VISIT WITH ELAINE VANDER PLATE HELD - pianist and supporter of woman composers - 08-04-2004
AFRICA SINGS" - Musical Voyage to Africa - 07-26-2004
IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 03-12-2003
FOCUS ON WOMEN COMPOSERS FROM BAROQUE AND BEFORE - 03-05-2003
WOMEN'S QUILT - Another program of all women composers - 06-26-2002
WOMEN COMPOSERS - 03-05-2002
For more women and black composers go to: "Spotlight On" - " Musical Portrait of Composer", "Presented Operas", " Spotlight On Performers"

images/greyspacer.jpg PROGRAMS DEVOTED TO AMERICAN COMPOSERS
FANFARES FOR OUR PRESIDENTS - 02-13-2013
AMERICAN MUSIC FOR LABOR DAY - 09-03-2010
BIRTHDAY AND MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO ALAN HOVHANESS
02-29-2012 | 12-26/27-2010 - 24-hour Marathon | 02-24-2010 | 06-26-2009 | 03-08-2007 | 03-24-2006 | 06-22-2005 | 03-15-2005 | 03-01-2004 | 03-05-2003 | 03-05-2002 | 06-27-2000
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES PRESENTS MUSIC OF PHILIP GLASS AND ROBERT MORAN - 04-01-2009
A PROFILE OF BRIDGE RECORDS - 07-25-2008
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - 4TH JULY AMERICAN EDITION - 07-04-2008
AMERICAN MUSIC FOR MEMORIAL DAY
05-21-2014 | 05-27-2013 | 05-26-2008 | 05-27-2006 | 05-26-2006 | 05-30-2005
FELDMANATHON / FLUX O-MANIA - Morton Feldman's - String Quartet No. 2 & Flux Quartet Marathon - 12-29-2006
A MORNING WITH AMERICAN MUSIC - 08-31-2005
FRIDAY MORNING WITH PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS - 07-22-2005
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES TO WASHINGTON - GHOSTS OF THE PAST - 10-31-2008 | 10-29-2004
HAPPY PRESIDENTS DAY - 02-16-2004
BE MY VALENTINE - 02-14-2004
IN MEMORIAM - 05-31-2004
GOODBYE AND HELLO TO CRI - 05-07-2003
AMERICAN COMPOSERS AND PERFORMERS MEMORIALS:
ROBERT MUCZYNSKI - 06-09-2010 | |HENRY BRANT- 06-20-2008 | | NORMAN DELLO JOIO- 07-30-2008 | | LOU HARRISON- 02-12-2003 | | ROBERT HELPS- 12-05-2001 | | ALAN HOVHANESS- 06-26-2009 | 06-22-2005 | 06-27-2000
9/11 SPECIAL TRIBUTES : 09-10/11-2011 | 09-06-2006 | 09-10-2004 | 09-10-2003 | 09-11-2002
OPERAS BY AMERICAN COMPOSERS
Aldridge, Robert -  Elmer Gantry |   Antheil, George - The Brothers Coopland, Aaron - The Second Hurricane |  Foss, Lukas - The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County |   Glass, Philip and Robert Moran - The Juniper Tree |   DeMars, James - Guadalupe, Our Lady of the Roses |   Hanson, Howard - Merry Mount |   Kenessey, Stefania De - The Other Wise Man |   Robert Kurka - The Good Soldier Schweik|   Tod Machover - Resurrection |   Douglas Moore - The Devil & Daniel Webster |   Douglas Moore - The Devil & Daniel Webster |   Moran, Robert - The Dracula Diary  and The Juniper Tree |   Oteri, Frank J. - Machunas |   Scramolin, A. Louis - The Caliph |   Still, William Grant - Highway One, USA | Vate, Nancy Van De - Where the Cross is Made - The Death of the Hired Man
For more American composers go to: "Spotlight On", Musical Portrait of Composer and for American performers to Spotlight On Performers.

PRESENTED OPERAS
Aldridge, Robert Elmer Gantry 05-12-2013
Antheil, George The Brothers 05-08-2011
Caccini, Francesca La liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina 11-05-2006
Caldara, Antonio The Card Game 05-12-2013
Catan, Daniel Florencia en el Amazonas 12-14-2003
Cavalli, Francesco Ercole Amante 06-01-2008
Charpentier, Mark-Antoine Medee 09-12-2010
Coopland, Aaron The Second Huricane before 2001
DeMars, James Guadalupe, Our Lady of the Roses 09-13-2009
Foss, Lukas The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 08-20-2006
Franzetti, Carlos Corpus Evita 06-18-2006
Glanville Hicks, Peggy The Transposed Heads 01-02-2013
Glass, Philip and Robert Moran The Juniper Tree 04-01-2009
Golijov, Osvaldo Ainadamar 06-18-2006
Guerre, Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Cephale et Procris 09-06-2009
Hajibeyov, Uzeyir Koroghlu" (The Blind Man's Son) 06-16-2002
Hanson, Howard Merry Mount 06-17-2007
Jansons, Andrejs Wonderbird 05-30-2004
Kenessey, Stefania De The Other Wise Man 08-17-2003
Kojoukharov, Vladimir Le Paradis Des Chats (Cats Paradise) 08-31-2008
Kortekangas, Olli Messenius and Lucia 09-07-2008
Kutavicius, Bronius Lokys (The Bear) 06-07-2009
Kurka,Robert The Good Soldier Schweik 11-07-2004
Linkola, Jukka The Journey 09-07-2008
Machover, Tod Resurection 05/06/2012
Martinu, Bohuslav Comedy on the Bridge 05-08-2011
Moniuszko, Stanisław Halka 09-02-2001
Moniuszko, Stanisław Haunted Manor 12-16-2001
Monteverdi, Claudio The Return of Ulysses 07-17-2005
Montsalvatge, Xavier El Gato Con Botas (Puss-in-Boots) 08-31-2008
Moore, Douglas The Devil & Daniel Webste 08-17-2003
Moran, Robert The Dracula Diary 08-17-2003
Moran, Robert and Philip Glass The Juniper Tree 04-01-2009
Oteri, Frank J. Machunas 08-20-2006
Penderecki, Krzysztof Ubu Rex 08-22-2004
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista La Serva Padrona 09-02-2007
Portman, Rachel The Little Prince 05-15-2005
Provenzale, Francesco La Colomba Ferita before 2001
Ptaszyńska, Marta Pan Marimba 05-08-2011
Rautavaara, Einojuhani Alexis Kivi 09-02-2007
Sariaho, Kaija L'Amou De Loin 06-06-2010
Scramolin, A. Louis The Caliph 06-06-2010
Skoryk, Miroslav Moses 06-07-2009
Still, William Grant Highway One, USA 05-15-2005
Tamberg, Eino Cyrano de Bergerac 10-23-2005
Tigranian, Armen Anoush 09-05-2010 | 06-17-2001
Tigranian, Armen David-Beg 06-01-2003
Torrejon y Velasco, Tomas de La purpura de la rosa 09-13-2009
Turnage, Mark-Anthony The Silver Tassie 05-30-2004
Waters, Roger ''Ça Ira'' (There is Hope) 06-25-2006
Vate, Nancy Van De Where the Cross is Made 11-05-2006
Vate, Nancy Van De The Death of the Hired Man 05-12-2013
Vaughan-Williams, Ralph The Poisoned Kiss 12-14-2003
Vivaldi, Antonio Farnace 12-15-2002
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